The Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

Inaugural Festival Held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia's Old Fourth Ward.

Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival
Dad’s Garage presents The Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival: 21 Plus Salute! This new event is for adults only!

Move over BaconFest, Dad’s Garage Theatre Company is shaking things up this year and rolling out a brand-new concept for its annual fundraiser: Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival.

Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

One part festival and one part theatrical weirdness, the inaugural event will feature plenty of beer, delicious food, and rides. Attendees will also have the chance to interact one-on-one with Dad’s Garage improvisers in games and carnival booths like the Redneck Wine Tasting, Wheelchair Obstacle Course, Bad Caricatures, and Improvised Erotic Fanfiction.

Set for Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival is for adults age 21 and older and will take place in and around the theatre’s home in the Old Fourth Ward. Tickets start at $10 and all proceeds benefit Dad’s Garage Theatre Company.

WHAT: Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

WHEN: Saturday, April 6, 2019
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: Dad’s Garage
569 Ezzard Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

COST: Tickets start at $10.

WHO: All attendees must be 21+. IDs will be checked at the gate.

GO: Tickets are available at

Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

Accessibility: This event is wheelchair accessible. For more information on accessibility, please email

Parking: There is no parking for this event, but it’s accessible via MARTA, Atlanta Streetcar, Atlanta BeltLine, and other options we trust you can figure out.


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Founded in 1995, Dad’s Garage Theatre Company, a 501(c)(3) has grown from a small volunteer led organization to a thriving mid-size theatre led by professional artistic and administrative staff that includes over 300 volunteers and performers. It now entertains more than 33,000 people each year in Atlanta, Ga., at public events across the state, and at improv festivals across North America. In addition to outrageous original productions, Dad’s Garage produces improv shows year-round, educates young improvisers in a high school outreach program, and facilitates classes and workshops for the general public. Dad’s Garage’s mission is to transform people, communities, and perspectives through laughter.

Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

– Text and images courtesy Caren West PR, one of our favorite connoisseurs of and advocates for adults-only fun in ATL.

@21plusTip: “The A.T.L.” is an acceptable nickname for Atlanta, Ga. “Hotlanta” is not.

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