Stone Mountain Park Blog Why You Should Visit Our Atlanta Craft Festival Why You Should Visit Our Atlanta Craft FestivalLooking for fun things to do in Atlanta? Experiencing Stone Mountain Park’s Yellow Daisy Festival is a great way to appreciate the arts while supporting local businesses and enjoying the outdoors. You can also spend time with loved ones while browsing unique items to bring home or purchase as a gift. Yellow Daisy Festival is free to attend and has been named one of the nation’s top arts and crafts shows. We love to celebrate all the talent that we see in our vendors year after year! Here is why you should plan a trip to this Atlanta craft festival in September:Support Small Businesses And EconomyBuying from small, local businesses is one of the top reasons to check out a craft show like the Yellow Daisy Festival. Unlike big businesses, smaller, locally-owned businesses are more inclined to put their profit back into the economy within the community. Small business owners are also more likely to buy local to contribute to their inventory, so you’re helping them support local companies, too.Additionally, buying from local business owners and small business owners makes shopping a more personable experience. Your transaction gives you the opportunity to interact directly with who you are buying from, unlike chain stores. And normally, when you do business with someone first-hand, it makes for a more satisfying customer service experience.Find A Rare TreasureCraft festivals are where creativity comes alive and are filled with vendors from a variety of fields, like pottery, painting, sculpting, and photography. The Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain is the largest in the Southeast and features over 400 artists and crafters. With the wide assortment of handmade pieces of jewelry, artisanal pottery, gorgeous paintings, and home decor that are showcased, you will be sure to find the perfect gift or an item to bring home for yourself. Some vendors can even customize your piece, making it more personal and exactly how you want it. A custom item is memorable and meaningful, which is something you can’t find at retail stores.Enjoy A Family-Friendly EventAttending Yellow Daisy Festival is not only an inexpensive way to spend quality time together with friends or family members, but it offers something exciting for everyone. There is so much more to do at Yellow Daisy Festival than just shopping, such as food, live music, and games for all ages.Stone Mountain Park’s Yellow Daisy FestivalAt Stone Mountain Park, we host unique, local vendors each year at our iconic craft festival. Not only do we love supporting small local businesses, but we are proud to serve as the stepping-off point to creating memories for family and friends that attend every year.Yellow Daisy Festival dates back to 1968 and what started as a small arts and crafts show has grown into a four-day, action-packed event. In fact, it has won multiple awards, including the following:A top arts & crafts show in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist MagazineA Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 EventWinner of multiple awards by the Southeast Festival and Events AssociationLast year, we added a Vintage Village to the festival. If you’re into vintage finds and farmhouse chic, you’ll want to peruse your way through this specially curated section to see what strikes your fancy.You’re bound to make memories and discover items you love at this Atlanta craft festival. Be sure to visit for Yellow Daisy Festival, September 7 – 10. You may just make it a tradition for years to come!