Auburn, Ala. – Auburn’s largest outdoor arts and
crafts festival is back for its 17th year on Saturday, April 29,
2017 at Kiesel Park. Auburn CityFest, presented by Auburn-Opelika News and
sponsored by MAX, is guaranteed to please all who attend! CityFest is fueled by
city departments, including the Auburn Public Library, Public Safety, Auburn
Fire Division and Environmental Services in addition to Parks and Recreation as
all contribute to provide Auburn CityFest for the community.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This
year’s theme is Peace, Love and CityFest! Local residents, students and patrons of all ages are invited to spend the
day viewing local artwork, listening to groovy musical entertainment and
participating in a variety of interactive events and performances. Parks and Recreation staff is working hard to
create an event that offers something for everyone.
New to the 2017
CityFest is a pop-up library, brought by Auburn Public Library. The library
will also have a booth where patrons can sign up for a library card. Storytime
will occur at the booth periodically throughout the day
Safety coordinates parking for CityFest, and officers to direct parking for the
festival to ensure ease and order for entering and exiting the park. Public
Safety also protects CityFest patrons by stationing at the entrances of the
festival. A D.A.R.E booth with be set up
to offer kids an opportunity to learn about the program.
The Auburn Fire
Division provides a fire truck and fire division personnel for the safety of
CityFest patrons during the event.
is going to Keep Auburn Beautiful at CityFest by contributing recycling and
garbage cans for the festival. An informational booth will be set up
by Environmental Services with information on Animal Care, RecycleAuburn and
Keep Auburn Beautiful. Giveaways, including dog leashes, reusable grocery bags,
pens, Frisbees, seeds, herb mixes, Forget Me Nots and wildflower mixtures, will
be available at this booth.
Environmental Services looks forward to answering your
questions regarding animal care, recycling and litter at CityFest. Stop by
their table to sign the Keep Auburn Beautiful Pledge!
CityFest is free to the public and will be held rain or shine. For more information about this year’s event,
please visit www.auburncityfest.com.