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15th Annual Paulding Fine Arts Association
Arts and Crafts FALL FEST
Saturday, October
14, 2017
Providing Family Fun For All Ages!!!

The Paulding Fine Arts Association and the Merchants of Dallas are working together to provide a wholesome, family oriented festival for the residents of Paulding County and would like to invite you to join us for the 15th Annual Fall Fest scheduled for Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Dallas, Georgia, held rain or shine. The location of the Fest will be on beautiful Main Street in Historic Downtown Dallas Georgia - The Heart of Paulding.
Festival Hours are 10am to 4pm. FREE Admission!

Local Artists as well as new emerging artists and craft makers are being invited to showcase their finest work. We value your partnership and extend to you our invitation to join us in celebrating community involvement, the fine arts and the joys of fall!

Festival Food is provided by local civic groups. Continuous entertainment features DJ commentary and services with a variety of music and crowd-pleasing performances from award winning groups.

Please Invite Friends and Family to FALL FEST on our EVENT page

THANKS for a GREAT Fall Fest in 2016!!!
We had 110 Vendors and thousands of visitors!
Click here to view our Vendors from the 2016 Fall Fest

Click here to view our Fall Fest Rack Card

Click here for the 2017 Fall Fest Application

IF you missed last year, sign up early this year.
We have a limited number of booth spaces.

2017 Entertainment Schedule
DJ: Thomas Cage of Swing Shift Entertainment
Below are Confirmed Performers ( More to be announced as we get confirmations)

Historic Courthouse Stage:
The Ballet Garden
Nu Star Maker Performing Arts
Dance Fever
Pil Sung Do Martial Arts
Luther's Mountain Bluegrass Band
Taylor Graham

Bring your Lawn Chairs and enjoy FREE entertainment all day.

2017 Fall Fest Vendors :
More to be added to our Vendor list as we get payment and applications

ARTS and CRAFTS Vendors 2017
Paulding Fine Arts Association - Fall Fest T-shirts, Silent Auction, Paintings, Information
Paulding County Schools Fine Arts Department - Information, Student Art
Anitak Designs - Anita Kennerley - Jewelry, Hand painted Silk Scarves
Jennifer Gattuso - Paracord items, Custom crayons and other crafts
Terri Cox - Custom Handmade Knives
Amanda Donaldson - Shirts, Tumblers, cups, koozies, yard flags, socks, onesies, custom vinyl gifts
Lea Fishbaugh - Body butter, Natural salves, Vapor rubs, Shower steamers, Natural Sunscreen & Insect repellant, Essential oils & diffusers, Hand made Soaps

Children's Area Vendors 2017
All About that Bounce
- Bounce House and Slide for the Kids
Balloons by Betty
Face Painting by Paulding Fine Arts Association

Corporate and Informational Vendors 2017
LuLaRoe - Sarah Ducasse - Leggings, clothes, boutique style, Pink Zebra: Soft soy scented wax sprinkles, simmer pots
Pillar Chiropractic - Shannon Martin - Complimentary Health Assessments using Neurothermal analysis technology
Lipsense/Senegence - Alicia Haley - Lipsticks, Eyeshadows and Skin care products
Plexus Health & Wellness - Renee Hudson - Samples and Information

FOOD Vendors 2017
Lee's Hot Spot - Sharon Lee - Jambalya, Fried boudin balls, Fried Catfish, Boudin crawfish, Boiled Shrimp, BBQ Shrimp, Hot Sausage, PoBoys, Fried turkey wings, Red beans & rice, Fried Pork chops, Chili cheese fries, Drinks
The Fudge Lady - Melissa Jones - Fudge in various flavors & shapes; Chocolate coveredcaramels with sea salt
Martin Tobey - 18 Varieties of Home made Jams & Preserves; 3 types of Salsa, pear relish, pepper jelly and Italian marinara

Click here for the 2017 Fall Fest Application

A portion of our Fall Fest proceeds goes to our Annual Scholarship Fund.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there Restrooms at the festival?
YES, Restrooms are available during the festival on the 2nd floor of the Historic Courthouse (take elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor).
They are also available on the main floor of the Historic Courthouse at the end of the hall on the left past the GHC Library.
We also have Port-a-Potties outside

Are dogs allowed?
YES, Friendly dogs on leashes that can handle noise, crowds, and young children are allowed.

Are there Children's Activies?
YES, We have face painting, Bounce house, Bouce slide, Water walkers, Corn hole games, Music, Balloon lady, and more.

In case of RAIN, do you reschedule the festival and reimburse booth fees?
NO, the festival proceeds rain or shine.

Do you have any suggestions for FIRST TIME Vendors?
YES, Be prepared; Have all items in bins that can easily be unloaded and loaded; Bring business cards; Put price tags on all items; Be prepared to take credit cards; Bring weights to hold down tents in case of wind; Bring sides for tent in case of rain; Check your email for updates and special vendor directions and parking; Stay hydrated; Stand and Interact with customers, SMILE, and Have FUN! Click here for link on How to Succeed at Art Shows and Festivals

Please Invite Friends and Family to FALL FEST on our EVENT page

Parking in Dallas for the Event
Public parking next to the Regions Bank: 160 Confederate Ave.
First Baptist Church of Dallas: 401 Main Street
Public Parking lot near Dallas New Era: 121 W Spring St
Parking lots Behind Sals PIzza and Wender & Roberts Pharmacy: Church St.
Remember Main St. will be CLOSED from Memorial Dr. to Cooper Ave.

Use this address in your GPS: 11 Courthouse Sq, Dallas, GA

From North of Dallas:
Hwy 61 south to public parking by Regions Bank (corner of Main St. and Memorial Dr.). If that is full, go down S. Johnston St. to public parking by Dallas New Era (corner of Spring St. and Johnston St.) .

From West of Dallas:
Hwy. 278 east, left on Buchanan St., right on Memorial Dr., right on S. Johnston St. to public parking by Dallas New Era (corner of Spring St. and Johnston St.)

From East of Dallas:
Hwy 278 west, right on Hwy 61, left on Henry Holland Dr., right on Main St. to parking by First Baptist Church and parking behind Sals and W&R Pharmacy.

From South of Dallas:
Hwy 61 north, cross over Hwy 278, left on Henry Holland Dr., right on Main St. to parking by First Baptist Church and parking behind Sals and W &R Pharmacy.

Click here for the 2017 Fall Fest Application

Historic Courthouse Art Exhibit:
Robert Meredith Exhibit

Mark your calendars to see internationally known artist, Robert Meredith, known for his Trompe l'Oeil paintings! This art exhibit will be on display on the 2nd floor of the OLD courthouse in the Historic Courthouse Gallery during the 2017 Fall Fest. Take the elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor and check out the
11 artist studios, Courtroom Gallery and Gift Shop.

As a non-profit organization, PFAA relies on local businesses to help facilitate community-enriching programs, such as our Annual FALL FEST and our Annual Scholarship. Please consider helping Paulding Fine Arts Association bring this fun festival to the City of Dallas through financial contributions. Click here to see various sponsorship levels available for the festival and our organization.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has sponsored our organization.
Click here to see a list of our members and sponsors.

Booth Fees
Booth fees are $20 for PFAA members and $40 for non-members. 10 ft x 10 ft spaces are available for exhibitors interested in displaying and selling their works. This Fall Fest will provide a venue for both artists and crafts persons to display and sell their work. Art work and crafts must be original by the artist or crafts person.

Any questions, please call (770) 445-9008 or email
Phone calls and email will be returned once a week.

Click here for the 2017 Fall Fest Application

We look forward to see YOU at the upcoming Fall Fest!

MANY THANKS to ALL of our Sponsors and Patrons

Click here to find out more about becoming a
Member or Sponsor of PFAA
Your Sponsorship is TAX-DEDUCTIBLE too!

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