Kirkwood Spring FlingMay 20 - 21, 2017 :: Bessie Branham Park in Historic Kirkwood
.The Spring Fling in Kirkwood gets bigger and better every year and we are so excited about this year's line up of music and homes that are on the tour! The festival is on Saturday, May 20th in Bessie Branham Park (about 1 - 2 blocks away from Downtown Kirkwood) and the Tour of Homes runs all weekend. Here's the full line up of events and activities:
5K Road RaceThe 5K fun run kicks off the festival at 8:30 am on May 20th at the Kirkwood library (Hosea Williams Drive and Kirkwood Road). Pets and strollers are welcome as you run / walk by all the historic homes and tree lined streets of this oh-so-charming Intown neighborhood. Sign up here for the race.
Spring Fling FestivalThe 5K race ends at Bessie Branham Park and the Fling begins! From 10 am to 8 pm, you'll be able to stroll down Kirkwood Rd, Norwood and Ridgeddale Road and view all the local artisans and restaurants. Live music and the kids area are all happening in the center of the park, so once you're done browsing, you can wander into the park.
Blue Ribbon BBQ Cook-offOn Saturday, there is also a BBQ showdown and you can buy a spoon and start sampling at 12:30 pm until the food runs out! Learn more about this competition.
Music Line Up at the K'wood Fling...
- Control Burn
- Slow Parade
- Ruby Velle Acoustic Duo
- Yani Mo
- Russell Gunn’s Krunk Jazz Orkestra
- K. Michelle DuBois
- Fantasy Guys
- Little Tybee
Kirkwood Tour of HomesThis Historic Tour of Homes runs from May 20 - 21 (12 - 5 pm) and there are some STUNNING homes on the tour this year! This is such a great way to see all the different architectural styles and personalities that make up our amazing community. This year, there is the quintessential 1900s Bungalow, large contemporary home, modern Craftsman and several others. Tickets are $20, and all proceeds benefit the Kirkwood Neighbors’ Organization. Buy tour of homes tickets.
.. Hope to see you there!