Welcome to TigerFest

The Talley Upper Elementary School PTO is proud to announce our second ever, large-scale, annual fundraising event open to the community.  TigerFest will spotlight local businesses, artists, and musicians and provide a place for community members to gather, socialize, eat, and play.  Funds raised through TigerFest will go to the Talley PTO to support the needs of Talley Upper Elementary School's students, teachers, and families.

April 22, 2023
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

@ Talley Upper Elementary School
2617 Talley Street Decatur, GA 30030

*Rain or Shine

2023 Artist Information

Our goal is to offer a variety of family friendly, original arts and crafts at TigerFest.  All artwork must be original and crafted by the artist.  Last year, we had over 500 attendees at TigerFest and are projected to have more this coming year. For more information about artist booths contact the TigerFest Artist Committee: fundraising@talleypto.org.2023 Artist Market Vendors

Emily Yellow
Amani Bath & Body
Abena Designs
Artful Aftermath Whimsies
Ansley Street Press
Wylde Center
C&C Art
JOY!ful Dots
Mansfield Market
Jacquelyn Turner Art
The Taryn Project
Pearls & More
The little nest
Clay + Honey
BFF Jewelry - Create your own custom locket
Llama Co
Lisa's Littles
Emily G's
Zaria’s Art
Elizabeth Gore Art


Sponsorships are still available for TigerFest 2023.

If interested, please take a look at our sponsorship packageshttps://talleypto.org/view/become-sponsor/.  

Shout Out to our 2023 TigerFest Presenting Sponsors

Click on the images to learn more about our amazing sponsors!

Special Thanks to our 2023 TigerFest Patron Sponsors



 We Are Thrilled to Present our 2023 TIGERFEST MUSICIANS:

The Wowee Zowees

Polly Holiday

The Talley Cats (Talley House Band)

Instrumental Breakdown




GHI (Gotta Have It) Food Truck

Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ

King of Pops

Questions? Please email Sara Weathersby
at president@talleypto.org



  1. Disk Drop
  2. Bean Bag Toss
  3. Hoop Hop Showdown
  4. Can Knock Down
  5. Carnival Hoopla
  6. Egg and Spoon Race with New Rules
  7. Coke Bottle Ring Toss
  8. Bocce Ball
  9. Bucket Ball
  10. Farkle

Wristbands grant unlimited access to carnival games.  Kids can earn a small prize for winning individual games.  All children will receive a stamp in their TigerFest Passport for participating in the 10 carnival games.  Collect all 10 stamps, fill out the passport card, and turn it in at the Passport Prize Booth to be eligible for larger prize drawings.


Now Accepting Donations for Silent Auction Items. This is a great way to spotlight your business while supporting the Talley Upper Elementary PTO, a registered 501c3 charitable organization!  Please email fundraising@talleypto.org for more information.

Check out some of our amazing 2023 Silent Auction items!

1 hour private in-home concert for up to 30 people with Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls in the Fall of 2023. Get together with your friends and/or neighbors to bid on this amazing opportunity! (Starting Bid $1500)

4 Delta Sky Club Tickets (Section 129C) for Beyonce Renaissance Tour @ Mercedes Benz Stadium 8/11/23 @ 7:00 PM (Starting Bid $950)

A Complete Braces Treatment valued at $5500 from Dr. Green at Green Orthodontics. Must be a new patient or have received a quote only and package is for braces only, not Invisalign.  (Starting Bid $2500)

24 Hours in Serenbe Package which includes 1 night on Inn Grounds, complimentary golf cart, full-country breakfast one morning, $40 credit towards tab at Halsa, cocktails at Farmhouse Bar, $100 credit towards dinner at Farmhouse Restaurant, bonfire with s'mores and either spas services or horseback ride for 2 (Value $850)

Home Refresh Package--up to 2 hours of professional staging advice from Tyler Waidner Smith of   TEWS Home Staging. (Value $250)

Tonchu Martial Arts 6 Month Membership (Value $1,214)

3 hour professional home organization session with 2 Tag & Stash Consultants (Value $450)

Farm Tour for 2 @ New London Farm in Snellville, Georgia (Value $80)

Let's Roam Adventure Package


TigerFest Wristband Sales

TigerFest Wristband Pre-Sales will begin March 30, 2023. Order early to save $$.  Children 4 & older will need to have a wristband to access TigerFest activities.  The TigerFest wristband price includes unlimited access to carnival games, bounce houses, and activity stations.  There will be no charge for children 3 & under. All parents/guardians enter free with the purchase of at least 1 child wristband. Community members (who do not purchase at least 1 child wristband) may gain entry with a $5 donation at the door.  Order wristbands online @ the TigerFest Square Site.

* All Inclusive Child Wristband = $20 Pre-Sale, $25 At Door

Pre-sale wristbands will be available for pick-up at the Will Call Booth @ Tigerfest.  We would love all of our students at Talley to participate in TigerFest.  If your family needs financial assistance to attend, please email Kimberly Weaver at kiweaver@csdecatur.net.


There are so many ways you can volunteer to help at TigerFest!  Our event just won't work without help from you.  We need volunteers on 4/22/23 to run carnival games and activity stations, monitor bounce houses, work concession and bake sale stands, set up and clean up, and assist with silent auction booth.  We also need baked good items to be dropped off prior to TigerFest.  Scan or click on QR codes below to view volunteer sign ups.


We can help you acquire and document service hours.

Adult Volunteer Sign Up Genius

All adult volunteers will be entered into a drawing for 2 VIP Amplify Decatur tickets.


Can't volunteer time at TigerFest?  We are in need of baked goods, too.  Adult volunteer bakers will also be included in the drawing for 2 VIP Amplify Decatur tickets.



Featured artists, musicians, and sponsors will be guaranteed on-site, reserved parking at Talley Upper Elementary School (2617 Talley Street).   We are asking the general public not to park in reserved spaces. There will be some parking for TigerFest volunteers at both Talley and the CSD Public Works & Facilities Building next door.  We are encouraging all those who can, to please walk to Talley Upper Elementary School for the event.  There is some street parking on Talley Street and Sam Street in designated areas. Please do not park in vacant business lots due to the risk of towing.  Additional parking can be found at the Avondale Marta Station.