The last Alive in Roswell of the 2023 season is on Thursday, October 19, 2023.

Alive in Roswell is a free family-friendly monthly festival held every third Thursday evening (5:00 - 9:00 PM) from April through October. The festival is held concurrently on Historic Canton Street and the Roswell Antique and Interiors Lot. Free regular trolley service connects the free parking at Roswell City Hall and Woodstock Park to the event. Dogs are allowed at Alive in Roswell, but please bring them on a leash and be a good fur parent and clean up any deposits from your baby. Animals are not allowed on the free trolley.

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The festival features music, food trucks, hundreds of interactive vendors, and enjoys participation from the many boutiques, small businesses and restaurants surrounding the venues.

Hosted by the City of Roswell and made possible by presenting sponsors Gate City Brewing Company and Top Job Beverage & Events, this energizing festival offers unique opportunities for sponsors/vendors to highlight their businesses and their commitment to the community to thousands of residents and visitors.

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Event Map.

Having trouble? You can also access this map directly on Google here.

Map Legend

  • Venues Venues
  • Entertainment Entertainment
  • Parking Parking (Free)
  • Parking Parking (Paid)
  • Trolley Stops Trolley Stops
  • Taxi Ride-Hailing Areas
  • Porta Potties Porta Potties
  • Road Closures Road Closures
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Road Closures.

Road Closed

Please be aware of the following road closures that take place on the day of the event for set up.

The portion of Historic Canton Street from Hwy 9/Magnolia Street to Norcross Street closes to vehicular traffic beginning at 5:00 PM.

Road closures that occur around each venue location for vendors to set up:

  • Elizabeth Way (Closes at 2:00 PM)
  • Webb Entrance to Antique Lot (Closes at 2:00 PM)
  • Antique and Interiors Lot (Closes at 3:30 PM)
  • Webb Street (Closes at 3:30 PM)
  • Canton Street (Closes at 5:00 PM)
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Frequently Asked Questions.

Will there be alcohol at the event?

Yes. City of Roswell allows open containers within the Historic District. You must be 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages. We want you to be safe, so make sure to either have a designated driver or use a ride-hailing service.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

No. You are not allowed to bring your own alcohol to the event. Only alcoholic beverages purchased at beverage tents and restaurants are permitted. Keep in mind, your beverages must be in a plastic container. No glass containers are allowed.

What other items are prohibited at Alive in Roswell?

Glassware, open flames, illegal drugs, and fireworks are prohibited at Alive in Roswell.

Are dogs allowed at the event?

Yes! Dogs are definitely allowed at Alive In Roswell! Please bring them on a leash and be a good fur parent and clean up any deposits from your baby. The only place they are not allowed is on the free trolley.

Which is the best venue location for children?

All of our venues have a face painter and balloon artists on site for your younger ones to enjoy. Due to construction, Historic Town Square will not have vendors or activities.

Where are the food trucks located?

We have food trucks at each of our venues! Find out more here.

What times do the roads close?

There are a number of roads closed for this event. Find out more here.

Is the trolley free?

Yes, the trolley is free and begins at Roswell City Hall at 5:00 PM. Find out more here.

Are there restrooms? Where are they located?

Yes! Porta potties are located at each of our venues. Find a porta potty on our event map.

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