The Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park kicks off on Sept. 5 in Atlanta. This year’s 45th annual event features a jam-packed entertainment schedule, which includes The Swon Brothers from the NBC hit reality series “The Voice.”
Zach and Colton Swan were finalists on “The Voice” and competed on Team Blake. The country music duo from Oklahoma auditioned for the show on a whim and went on to finish in third place during the fourth season of “The Voice.” During the top 8 live performance show, The Swon Brothers sang “Seven Bridges Road” as a tribute to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado. The brothers performed live with Bob Seger, which was a dream come true for the talented duo. The two recently moved to Nashville to pursue their musical career.
The Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park runs from Sept. 5-8 in 2013. It will feature more than 400 artists and is consistently voted one of the nation’s top arts and crafts shows. The annual celebration attracts an estimated crowd of 200,000 attendees each year.
“Our mission is to reconnect families and friends with fun, shopping, live entertainment and good food,” said Janet Bell, Stone Mountain Park’s special events manager. “I always enjoy seeing moms, daughters, grandmothers, best friends and neighbors meandering the wooded trails together in search of the perfect treasure.”
In addition to the unique arts and crafts, the Yellow Daisy Festival also offers a host of family-friendly activities. Kids will enjoy crafts, storytelling and face painting in the Children’s Corner. On Saturday and Sunday, there is a magic show and petting zoo. For dads, the Men’s Den is outfitted with recliners and TVs showing fall football. In addition, there is a full food fair.
The Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park is free with a $10 parking fee.
Below is the entertainment schedule for the 2013 Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park. For more information about the performer or group, click on the links.
Thursday, Sept. 5:
- 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Zac Hacker
- 1-2:15 p.m.: Chris Cavanaugh
- 2:30-4:45 p.m.: Marshall Altman
- 5-6 p.m.: Walt Aldridge
Friday, Sept. 6:
- 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Landis Frier
- 1-2:30 p.m.: Skyler
- 2:45-4 p.m.: Hope Cassity
- 4:30-6 p.m.: The Farm
Saturday, Sept. 7:
- 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: 3 Way Street
- 1-2:15 p.m.: Reluctant Saints
- 2:45-4 p.m.: Edens Edge
- 4:15-5:15 p.m.: Heaven Davis
- 5:45-7 p.m.: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Sunday, Sept. 8:
- 11 a.m.-12:10 p.m.: Douglas Cameron
- 12:30-1:30 p.m.: Natalie Noone
- 2-3 p.m.: John King Band
- 3:30-4:30 p.m.: The Shadowboxers
- 5-6 p.m.: The Swon Brothers
For more information on the Yellow Daisy Festival, visit Stone Mountain Park’s website for answers to frequently asked questions. Listed in “Frommer’s 500 Places To Visit with Your Kids Before They Grow Up” and cited by the “Atlanta Journal-Constitution" as one of “35 Natural Wonders in Georgia You Must See Before You Die,” Stone Mountain Park is located 16 miles east of downtown Atlanta.
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