If you have never been, this is way better than your run of the mill New York City street fair. Yes, it tends to get crowded, but there is no better end-of-summer event anywhere in town. Plus the food, music, and belly dancing is first rate.
Let's hope the weather cooperates.
From the organizers:
"Atlantic Antic Festival. along Atlantic Avenue between Fourth Avenue to the waterfront in downtown Brooklyn. The mile-long festival spans four neighborhoods, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and downtown Brooklyn, showcasing 500 craft, food and exhibition vendors together with over 100 local businesses and restaurants on the avenue."