Alive in Roswell returns on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

After taking a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, Alive in Roswell is back!

Alive in Roswell is a free family-friendly monthly festival held every third Thursday evening (5:00 - 9:00 PM) of the month July through October. The festival is held concurrently on Historic Canton Street, East Alley, and at Historic Roswell Town Square.

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Alive in Roswell features music, food trucks, hundreds of interactive vendors, kids' games and entertainment, and more, 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 Carl Black Buick GMC, this energizing festival offers unique opportunities for vendors and sponsors 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)
  • Shuttle Stops Shuttle 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 5:30 PM.

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

  • East Alley Parking Lot (Closes at 6:00 AM)
  • Park Square Court (Closes at 2:00 PM)
  • Elizabeth Way (Closes at 2:00 PM)
  • East Alley (Closes at 2:00 PM)
  • Webb Street (Closes at 3:30 PM)
North South
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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 prohibed 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 shuttle.

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; however, the Interactive Zone and the Historic Town Square have more kid-friendly focused activities and vendors.

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 shuttle free?

Yes, the shuttle 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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