Attending SCAD TVfest

Festival dates

SCAD TVfest will return in 2025.

Festival tickets and passes

Check back soon for more information about purchasing 2025 SCAD TVfest passes.

Festival schedule

Plan your festival experience by visiting the festival schedule.

Festival venues

SCAD TVfest takes place at three venues in SCAD Atlanta's Midtown location, all walkable from a central courtyard:

SCADshow (Main Stage and Stage 2)
1470 Spring St. NW

FORTY (14th Floor event space)
40 SCAD Way

FORTY FIVE (Room 257 panel location*)
1470 Spring St. NW

*Located adjacent to SCADshow; follow signage from SCADshow to get to the panel room.

Festival parking

Limited visitor parking is available in the FORTY FIVE parking garage (1470 Spring St. NW), located immediately adjacent to the SCADshow theater. The garage entrance is located off Spring Street.

Additional parking for SCADshow, FORTY, and FORTY FIVE is available at the 18th Street parking deck, located between Spring Street and West Peachtree Street. There are additional public parking decks in the area, including Midtown Union (1331 Spring St.) and Midtown Plaza (1360 Peachtree St.), which is also accessible from Arts Center Way off West Peachtree Street.

Additional free visitor parking at SCAD Atlanta is available at the SCAD Atlanta parking deck (1600 Peachtree St. NW), which is about a five-minute walk from SCADshow and other festival venues. Exit the parking deck on the ground floor and follow signs for SCAD TVfest and FORTY. From FORTY, visitors can head to SCADshow and FORTY FIVE through the courtyard, following signs for SCAD TVfest.

Due to ongoing construction along Spring Street in the area, access to SCAD parking may be impacted and subject to delays or street closures. SCAD TVfest patrons are encouraged to use rideshare apps when attending events at SCADshow. Rideshare dropoff is available at the adjacent SCADshow parking garage.

Getting to the festival

Located in the heart of Midtown, SCAD Atlanta and SCADshow are easily accessible from Interstates 75 and 85: via Exit 250 while traveling north, Exit 250 while traveling south on Interstate 75, and Exit 84 while traveling south on Interstate 85.

Festival accessibility

To request accommodations or ADA seating, email [email protected]. All festival venues are wheelchair accessible.

Festival food and beverages

During events at SCADshow, concessions are available in the second-floor lobby. Outside food and beverages are not permitted inside the theater.

At FORTY, the Sketch convenience store located on the first floor offers coffee, hot breakfast, grab-and-go sandwiches and salads, smoothies, and snacks.

Festival questions

For further information on attending the festival, email [email protected].

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