(PHOTOS) 2016 Decatur Arts Festival

Posted by Decaturish.com May 29, 2016

By Jonathan Phillips, contributor

Thousands of people came out to downtown Decatur to celebrate the arts during Memorial Day weekend. The 2016 Decatur Arts Festival showcased over 150 artists from around town, the state and the southeast region. There was food, musical and dance performances, a children’s section, a book sale and much, much more.

Carly Gibson plays guitar as Gibson Wilbanks performs on stage during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Carly Gibson plays guitar as Gibson Wilbanks performs on stage during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Leslie Ferrill (left) pays Susan Saul for a piece of jewelry during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Leslie Ferrill (left) pays Susan Saul for a piece of jewelry during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Rachael Floyd (right) holds hands with Leila Chreiteh as they walk through the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Rachael Floyd (right) holds hands with Leila Chreiteh as they walk through the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Robin Raffa (center) and her daughter Rebecca check out one of the numerous artist booths during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Robin Raffa (center) and her daughter Rebecca check out one of the numerous artist booths during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Gene Turner and her husband John decide which booth to stop at next during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Gene Turner and her husband John decide which booth to stop at next during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Alex Truong (left) checks out Justin Vowell's artwork Aaron Collier's artwork during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Alex Truong (left) checks out Justin Vowell’s artwork Aaron Collier’s artwork during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Angie Comer (left) and Stephanie Herbert look at Aaron Collier's artwork during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Angie Comer (left) and Stephanie Herbert look at Aaron Collier’s artwork during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

The Boy Jones (left) and The Locksmyth perform during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

The Boy Jones (left) and The Locksmyth perform during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

A glass octopus sits on display during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

A glass octopus sits on display during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Julie Schuman looks at glass pendants during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Julie Schuman looks at glass pendants during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Melissa Kotun (right) and Charles Weyant check out books for sale during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Melissa Kotun (right) and Charles Weyant check out books for sale during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Kris Todd (left), Addison Harrell and her mother Emily watch as Joanne Paller blows glass during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Kris Todd (left), Addison Harrell and her mother Emily watch as Joanne Paller blows glass during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Joanne Paller blows glows during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Joanne Paller blows glows during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

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