Due to safety concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the 18th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes and 11th annual Spring Fling 5K Road Race have been cancelled.
See why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 18th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!
Festival Date & Time
Saturday | May 16th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
5K Road Race
Downtown Kirkwood | 8:30 a.m.
Tour of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.
Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite at the kids area before enjoying delicious food from local vendors or at the BBQ competition. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!
18th Annual Tour of Homes
Enjoy strolling through Kirkwood’s tree-lined streets as you explore all the renovations and new additions to the neighborhood! Guests will enjoy a wide variety of interior design ideas and exterior home products and ideas while mingling with the area’s friendly neighbors. The tour will include homes with a variety of architecture and unique charm from the chic, classic, and vintage – and everything in between! Tickets to the Tour of Homes benefit the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization, a local 501c3 non-profit dedicated to community improvement.
11th Annual Spring Fling 5K Road Race
The race course begins at the library in downtown Kirkwood, continuing through the historic neighborhood. Pets and strollers are welcome to join in the race, and runners will receive a free beer or sangria ticket to enjoy during the Spring Fling Festival following the race! Registration also includes a complimentary race shirt.
ATL Wing Fling
This year, the BBQ Cook-Off will be replaced by the Best of ATL Wing Fling Competition! A single People’s Choice champion will be crowned based on voting from general public participants, and a judges’ panel of local restaurant and community leaders will select winners for the wing flavor categories. Tasting costs $5 for 6 wing tickets, and additional tickets can be purchased for $1 each.
Food & Drink
In addition to great neighborhood restaurants and the BBQ Cookoff, food vendors will also offer a street festival staples, including: pizza, funnel cake, gyros, sandwiches, and more. Quench your thirst throughout the day with locally brewed beer, sangria, and bottled water!
Kids will love the fun-filled Spring Fling Kids Area, nestled in the shade of the Urban Tree House. With old favorites and new additions, activities will include: the Georgia Bubble Man, Circus Camp (balloon animals, magic shows, trapeze, and more!), bounce houses, face painting, and other workshops and interactive entertainment!
More than 100 artists participate in the Spring Fling, and the Market features some of the best talent from Atlanta and the Southeast! You’ll find beautifully handcrafted pottery, jewelry, paintings, and other home art at this year’s festival.
2020 Music Lineup
This year’s lineup features a mix of jazz, indie rock, bluegrass, soul, and more. With music beginning at 11:00 a.m., bands will play a range of styles from folk to rock, and funk to Latin jazz.