Festivals

Shamrock The Station

Mar 17
Atlantic Station

Shamrock the Station starts in Atlantic Station’s Central Park with arts, crafts and activities for kids of all ages in the Family Zone from 12 to 2 p.m. Concert gates open at 2 p.m. for activities for all ages, Irish dancing and more. The live music kicks off at 5 p.m. featuring The Wrecks, Dreamers, The Glorious Sons and … Continued

SweetWater 420 Fest

Apr 20 – Apr 22
Centennial Olympic Park

SweetWater 420 Fest is an annual festival sponsored by SweetWater Brewing Company in the heart of Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park. It’s three days of environmental awareness, awesome bands from all around the country, SweetWater’s heady brews, killer people, tons of vendors and delicious food. Saturday morning there is also a 5K road race. Featuring: … Continued

Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival

Apr 29, 2017
City Winery

The fourth annual Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival takes place at City Winery near Ponce City Market. From 12 to 4 p.m. you can enjoy unlimited wine and craft beer tastings, music performances, and fun wine-themed activations. Tickets Include: • Souvenir Tasting Glass • Unlimited Wine and Craft Beer Tastings • Music and Activities Food is … Continued

Prohibition in the Park

Jul 29, 2017
Heritage Green

Enjoy an elegant evening in the garden at Heritage Green, featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary libations, plus a silent auction to benefit the Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market and Historic Resources Program. Tickets include five tastings of specialty craft cocktails, sponsored by The Savvy Cellars and JR Revelry, which will be infused with ingredients … Continued

Dirty South Yoga Fest

Jul 29, 2017 – Jul 30, 2017
Atlanta

Dirty South Yoga Fest, a two day yoga event that supports, spotlights and celebrates the best of Atlanta yoga, invites Atlantans to “root down and rise up” as it celebrates its fourth annual event. The Kick Off party begins Saturday evening at SweetWater Brewery and Armour Yards and continues all day Sunday at the Loudermilk … Continued

Butterfly Festival

Aug 19, 2017
Dunwoody Nature Center

The Butterfly Festival returns to Dunwoody on the new grounds of Dunwoody Park. This year’s event features three enormous Butterfly tents – each filled with hundreds of live butterflies. In addition to the butterfly tents, guests will be entertained all day with games, crafts, animal encounters and discovery stations throughout the park. Guests can participate … Continued

Fall Folklife Festival

Sep 23, 2017
Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival will serve up a savory gumbo of Southern cultural expressions. Funky Georgia folk art, Southern foodways, traditional crafts, Americana music and storytelling are a recipe for a fun autumn day around Smith Family Farm, a preserved 1840s farmstead. This year’s festival highlights include a Folk Art Marketplace featuring … Continued

Scarecrow Harvest

Sep 30, 2017
Historic Downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta’s downtown streets will be lined with over 100 scarecrows to celebrate its fall spirit. Join in on the free family entertainment that includes groovy country music, games of crow-cornhole, hay rides, quirky face painting, historical demos, artsy activities, stimulating story-telling, yummy festival food and engaging inflatables.

Fest-of-Ale

Oct 5, 2017 – Oct 26, 2017
Atlanta Botanical Garden

On Thursday evenings at the Atlanta garden, visitors can explore the scarecrows under the glare of flashlights (which they are encouraged to bring) during Fest-of-Ale. Each week from 5 to 9 p.m. the beer fest features a variety of fine specialty ales at cash bars and live musical entertainment. On the night of October 26, … Continued

Halloween Fun House

Oct 27, 2017
Atlanta

Roswell’s freeHalloween Fun House is a great time for children 8 and under! Children can come dressed in costumes or just as they are. They will enjoy face painting, carnival games, inflatables, hayrides, and more. *Concessions are available for purchase. All children must be accompanied by an adult This even takes place at: East Roswell … Continued

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest

Nov 18, 2017 – Nov 19, 2017
Atlanta

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest returns to Atlanta! Don’t just meet your favorite heroes, become one! Visitors can meet the stars of their favorite shows and also become the hero as they participate in interactive events that polish their superhero abilities! This event takes place at: Georgia World Congress Center 285 Andrew Young International Blvd … Continued

Atlantic Station Tree Lighting

Nov 18, 2017
Atlantic Station

Atlantic Station’s annual tree lighting attracts thousands of guests every year. Starting at noon, bring the kids of all ages to enjoy the activity village and enjoy festive holiday performances in Central Park throughout the day. From 1 to 4 p.m. Santa will have a couple of his faithful reindeer on East District Street. Later … Continued

Light Up Dunwoody

Nov 19, 2017
Atlanta

Celebrate holiday cheer with us at the annual Light Up Dunwoody festival sponsored by the Dunwoody Preservation Trust, Dunwoody Crier, and the Dunwoody Homeowner’s Association! This even takes place at: Cheek-Spruill Farmhouse 5455 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd Dunwoody, GA 30338

Callanwolde Arts Festival

Jan 19 – Jan 21
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

VIP Preview Party: Friday, January 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. The Callanwolde Fine Arts Festival is a two-day indoor art festival featuring over 80 artists. There will be painting, photography, sculpture, metal works, glass art and more. There will also be live music, local and regional artisans, food trucks and artist demonstrations.

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Jan 24 – Feb 15
Atlanta

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF), the world’s largest Jewish Film Festival, presents its 18th annual event Jan. 24 through Feb. 15, 2018. The line-up includes 76 films, both feature-length and short films, and many include discussions with filmmakers, actors, academics and other experts. The festival takes place at different theaters around the metro area. … Continued

Midtown Brunchfest

Feb 25
Park Tavern

Midtown Brunchfest is a celebration of brunch food and drinks that includes live music. General admission tickets include two ticket vouchers for food or drink of your choice, entry and entertainment. VIP admission also grants visitors early entry, bottomless mimosas, champagne, and “Rose’ All Day” in the Rose’ Room.

Atlanta Fair

Mar 9 – Apr 15
Turner Field

Atlanta’s favorite fair is back and fair gurus from near and far are invited to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience! All season long, guests can expect to be dazzled by vibrant displays and lights and partake in a variety of interactive games. Those in search of soaring thrillers will be able to climb aboard one of … Continued

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Mar 17
Woodruff Arts Center, The

Atlanta’s 136th St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place in Midtown Atlanta, rain or shine. The parade attracts individuals and groups from around the city and the South including clowns, floats, bands, Bagpipe & Drum Corps, children, dancers, drill teams and more. At 12 p.m., the parade officially steps off on Peachtree Street in Midtown. View … Continued

Suwanee Craft American Beer Fest

Mar 17
Atlanta

The eighth annual Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest will take place on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17th, 2018, in beautiful Town Center Park in Suwanee. The festival is from 1 to 5 p.m. with an exclusive VIP tasting starting at 12 p.m. The Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest attracts people from all over the country to … Continued

Luckyfest

Mar 17
Park Tavern

This St. Patrick’s Day, come party at Park Tavern for Luckyfest 2018! There will be live bands and entertainment all day. The event is 21 and up only, no pets or kids. Schedule of Performances: 2 p.m.: Chris Stalcup 4 p.m.: Jess Goggans Band 6 p.m.: Coast Guard 8 p.m.: Taste ft Tyler Cates

Atlanta Streets Alive: Eastside

Apr 8
Dad’s Garage

The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, April 8 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., as a 4.4-mile stretch of street from Downtown to Lake Claire is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. Participants can expect a wealth of activities hosted by community … Continued

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Apr 13 – Apr 15
Piedmont Park

When Atlanta’s dogwood trees are in full bloom, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is the place to be. The festival, which has been held for more than 80 years, attracts artists from around the United States to show off and sell their creations, including paintings, photographs, pottery and more. The event is open to the entire … Continued

Peachtree Road Race

Jul 4
Various locations

The Peachtree Road Race, on its 49th year in 2018, is the largest 10K race in the world, according to the event website. Runners ages 10 and up will take to the streets on July 4 to cash in that time they spent the previous year grabbing a qualifying time at other Atlanta races. The … Continued

Zoo Atlanta

Sep 1, 2015 – Dec 31, 2016
Zoo Atlanta

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Founded in 1889, Zoo Atlanta is one of the 10 oldest zoos in continuous operation in the United States. Bring your family today to enjoy this historical site and the Zoo’s family-friendly daily activities. Animal Feedings give a whole new meaning to the word “hungry” and give the family … Continued

Chihuly in the Garden

Apr 30, 2016 – Oct 30, 2016
Atlanta Botanical Garden

Internationally acclaimed artist Dale Chihuly returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for an encore exhibition of his spectacular works of art presented in a setting that has doubled in size since his blockbuster show there in 2004. “Chihuly in the Garden” includes 21 installations, all set amongst the Garden’s natural beauty. The kaleidoscopic colors that … Continued

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Jul 1, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016
Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Smith-Gilbert Gardens is an established collectors garden with over 3,000 species of plants, many unique to American gardens. Having grown through the years, the Gardens stand out as an exceptional blend of art, history and horticulture, all creating a tranquil respite of reflection and enjoyment. In addition to viewing the Garden, you can also attend … Continued

A Garden with Wings: Butterflies and Biodiversity

Jul 30, 2016 – Sep 10, 2016
Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Saturday, July 30: Opening Day Celebration “A Garden with Wings: Butterflies and Biodiversity” is Smith-Gilbert Gardens’ exclusive butterfly exhibit. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the wonder of six species of butterflies, including Gulf Fritillaries, Monarchs, Painted Ladies and Swallowtails in a complete ecosystem. This is the Garden’s first summertime exhibit and engages all … Continued

Friday Night Live

Aug 5, 2016 – Aug 26, 2016
Atlantic Station

Ease into your weekend with live music at Friday Night Live, each Friday in August. Find your way to Central Park for the ultimate Friday night of relaxation and grooves. Local bands hit the stage at 7 p.m. for a set featuring original and well-known music. Enjoy food and beverage specials, extra seating, lawn games, … Continued

JapanFest

Sep 17, 2016 – Sep 18, 2016
Infinite Energy Center

JapanFest is an annual celebration of Japanese culture featuring taiko drum and dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, cultural workshops including tea ceremony, kimono and calligraphy, children’s games, Japanese food and beer garden, bonsai trees, and contemporary and traditional music. JapanFest is organized by JapanFest, Inc., The Japan-America Society of Georgia and The Japanese Chamber of … Continued

Project Pabst Atlanta

Oct 1, 2016
Various locations

After two successful years in Portland, Pabst Blue Ribbon is taking the show on the road and expanding the Project Pabst music festival into three new cities in 2016. Featuring: Run the Jewels Mastodon NOFX Santigold Charles Bradley & His Extraordinares The Internet Real Estate Titus Andronicus Summer Cannibals Omni Radioactivity Mind Spiders Biters Nots … Continued

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

Oct 8, 2016 – Oct 9, 2016

Saturday, Oct. 8 at Historic Fourth Ward Park: 11 a.m. Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective: No Tables No Chairs IV [Parade] 12 p.m. Atlanta Music Project: Concert by AMPlify Choir [Music] 1 p.m. P.O.P. Fest [Percussion Performance] 1 to 3 p.m. Dance Canvas: 2016 pARTy for Art: Day of Dance on the BeltLine … Continued

Artoberfest

Oct 20, 2016
M Rich Center

Artoberfest is a celebration of Atlanta’s artists. The event includes gourmet bites prepared by locally renowned chefs Todd Ginsburg and Eli Kirshtein (Top Chef); a musical performance by local band Book of Colors; beer provided by Orpheus Brewing, a local brewery that supports the work of artists in Atlanta; a C4 Atlanta member exhibition and … Continued

Taste of Tucker

Oct 22, 2016
Atlanta

At Main Street in Tucker. At the seventh annual Taste of Tucker, live bands will provide a full afternoon of great music, while more than two dozen local restaurants will offer delicious food ranging from barbecue to Latin and Asian cuisine. Attractions include a children’s play area, a farmers market of local produce, special drink … Continued

Roswell Oktoberfest

Oct 22, 2016
Atlanta

Join Roswell for beer, food, games and fun for the whole family! Festivities include a log sawing competition, baking contest, live music, traditional food and beer samples from around the world. All proceeds will benefit End Human Trafficking Now, a 501(c)3. This event takes place at: Pastis Restaurant and Bar 928 Canton Street Roswell, GA … Continued

Hallelujah Festival

Oct 29, 2016
Atlanta

Bring the children to the Hallelujah Festival! There will have games, music, free food, cotton candy, trunk or treat, bounce house and so much more! Don’t forget to wear a costume! This event takes place at: Evangelistic Ministries and The Life Church 4262 Old Dixie Hwy Atlanta, GA 30354

MJCCA Book Festival: 25th Edition

Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 20, 2016
MJCCA

The Book Festival of the MJCCA is back for its 25th year with a star-studded lineup of the year’s most exceptional authors, celebrities and influencers. Join thousands of your fellow book lovers to listen, meet and interact with your favorite authors in a variety of forums, including author meet-and-greets, book signings, a community read, panel … Continued

Brer Rabbit, Blues and BBQ

Nov 6, 2016
Wren’s Nest, The

The Wren’s Nest, the home of Joel Chandler Harris, the author who popularized the Brer Rabbit stories, is staging an afternoon of music, food, beer and storytelling. The Brer Rabbit Blues BBQ takes place, rain or shine. The festivities include music from the Tom Hill Band, a blues and soul group, and the jazz saxophonist … Continued

Martinis & IMAX

Nov 18, 2016
Fernbank Museum of Natural History

This Fernbank Museum series is ending on Nov. 18! Who says a museum needs to be quiet? Shake things up with Atlanta’s perfect mix of culture and cocktails! It’s a unique alternative to the “so last year” bar scene featuring live music (or a DJ), a full bar with signature cocktails, tasty nibbles prepared to … Continued

CreateATL: Free Family Festival

Nov 27, 2016
Woodruff Arts Center, The

Save the date for The Woodruff Arts Center’s seventh Free Family Festival. This incredibly special holiday-themed festival features family-oriented programming led by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art. Families can enjoy exclusive performances of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra music and Atlanta Ballet Youth Ensemble dances from The Nutcracker, learn about multicultural … Continued

Westside Provisions District’s Annual Tinsel & Twine Holiday Celebration

Dec 3, 2016
Westside Provisions District

Get festive on the Westside this December! Westside Provisions District will transform into a winter wonderland for its annual Tinsel & Twine celebration. Santa will be available for complimentary family photos. In addition, enjoy holiday caroling, a photo booth, fine retail, sweet treats and a craft market. There will be a special appearance with Children’s … Continued

Reindog Parade

Dec 3, 2016
Atlanta Botanical Garden

Dress that pooch in its finest holiday finery for the ninth annual Reindog Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. During the competition, which begins at 11 a.m., pups clad in fun attire will parade across a stage before a panel of judges to compete for prizes — or just to show … Continued

A Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery

Dec 3, 2016
Oakland Cemetery

Indulge in the seasonal spirit at Historic Oakland Cemetery. Returning for its second year, “A Victorian Holiday at Oakland Cemetery” is a unique seasonal celebration that features holiday activities for the whole family! Explore a different side of Oakland with a guided walking tour of the cemetery’s magnificent mausoleums. Get a behind-the-scenes look at these … Continued

Hanukkah Bazaar

Dec 11, 2016
Atlanta

Or VeShalom Synagogue celebrates its 102nd anniversary and hosts its 41st Annual Hanukkah Bazaar. Guests can sample authentic Sephardic/Mediterranean cuisine and hand made delicacies and pastries for dine in or take-out lunch and for an early dinner. Come browse and shop at booths featuring local art, jewelry, crafts, used books and much more. This year … Continued

MJCCA Family Fun Day

Dec 25, 2016
MJCCA

Get ready for a day of fun and family entertainment! Whether it’s fitness, indoor swimming or a pick-up game of basketball, MJCCA is open. Starting at 11 a.m. several family friendly movies will be shown. Children will enjoy assorted inflatables, ride-on toys, table tennis and more. Food is available for purchase from 10 a.m. to … Continued

Peach Drop 2017

Dec 31, 2016
Underground Atlanta

The Peach Drop celebrates its final year at Underground Atlanta. Start 2017 with the Southeast’s largest New Year’s Eve gathering with headlining music performers Collective Soul and Ne-Yo. When the countdown begins, the 800-pound peach will descend from its 138-foot tower of lights to its resting place, where confetti will shower over attendees and dazzling … Continued

14th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival

Mar 4, 2017
Park Tavern

For the past 13 years thousands have gathered for Oyster Crawfish Festival at Park Tavern. Music kicks off at 2 p.m. Oyster Crawfish Festival combines the best of New Orleans with oysters, crawfish, and your favorite beverages to provide you a day of music, food and entertainment. Opening bands: 3 p.m. GURUFISH 4:15 p.m. Atlanta … Continued

Rescue Dog Olympics

Mar 25, 2017
Brook Run Park

Rescue Dog Olympics is an interactive, fun field day of silly and competitive games for rescue dogs and their forever families to participate in and compete with others. It will be an event filled with festivities, interactive dog game stations, dog related vendors, and dog training sessions, food, a beer garden and Rescue Dog People! … Continued

Lagers for Lungs (Bar Crawl)

Mar 25, 2017
Atlanta

Channel your inner Lumber Jack or Jill, throw on your suspenders, don your fanciest plaid and raise a pint to loggers, beards and beer! Enjoy lagers and food from bars around Atlanta’s favorite in-town park. Join the crew on the Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win cool prizes. This event takes place at: Midtown … Continued

Spring Fling At Skyline Park

Apr 1, 2017
Ponce City Market

Skyline Park is kicking off the 2017 warm season with a bang! They’re loading up Skyline Park with entertainment all day. On top of putt-putt, the Ponce slide, carnival games and great refreshments, they’re adding face painters, balloon artists, bubble machines, living statues, spiked snow cones and a live DJ!

Atlanta Fair

Apr 1, 2017 – Apr 2, 2017
Turner Field

Atlanta’s favorite fair is back and fair gurus from near and far are invited to enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience! All season long, guests can expect to be dazzled by vibrant displays and lights and partake in a variety of interactive games. Those in search of soaring thrillers will be able to climb aboard one of … Continued

Festival Peachtree Latino

Apr 17, 2017
Piedmont Park

Festival Peachtree Latino is a massive multicultural celebration held annual in Piedmont Park. This family-friendly event features live performances, exhibitions, family activities, crafts and foodstuffs from around the world. Watch contemporary and traditional performers, bring children to the Fun Fare and sample both local and international foods. The event, hosted at The Meadow at Piedmont … Continued

Chamblee Rail Trail Makers Festival

Apr 22, 2017 – Apr 23, 2017
Atlanta

The Chamblee Rail Trail Makers Festival highlights makers and artisans who use old and new technologies to craft useful creations. Planned activities include community art projects for all ages, including a chalk art contest and mural painting, plus a line-up of musical and theatrical performances. An “arts alley” of booths representing works by local artisans … Continued

Barefoot In The Park

May 13, 2017 – May 14, 2017
Atlanta

Don’t miss the 13th Annual Barefoot in the Park, a fine artist market with performances and flavors at its new location, Buford Town Park at the Buford Community Center & Theatre. Expect new abundant crowds, a family-friendly environment with an upscale vibe! It’s one of Greater Atlanta and Northeast Georgia’s most exciting, accessible spring arts … Continued

Food & Field Fest

May 13, 2017
Atlanta

Second Helpings Atlanta takes over the Field at the Concourse once again for a family-friendly day of food, fun, and an old school-style Field Day competition with the help of Atlanta Sport and Social Club! Put your team together and join us on Saturday, May 13, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. for sack and … Continued

Malcolm X Festival

May 20, 2017 – May 21, 2017
Atlanta

Malcolm X Festival is a two day event in its 28th year of consistent service to the community. Bring out family and friends for an experience not forgotten! Featuring: Ras Kofi Da’wah Ensemble NASO Kilombo Pan African Institute Mausiki Scales & Common Ground Collective This event takes place at: West End Park 1111 Oak St … Continued

Fire in the Fourth Festival

May 20, 2017
Atlanta

Hailing the historic Great Atlanta Fire of 1917, which burned over 50 city blocks in the Old Fourth Ward, this year’s fête celebrates with a never-before-seen interactive installation of the 100-year history of Boulevard. Festival attendees can interact with historical images and stories from just before the Great Atlanta Fire in 1917 all the way … Continued

Concrete Jungle’s Annual Fruit Tree Ramble

May 21, 2017
Atlanta

It’s that time of year again! The trees are blooming, birds and bees are doing their thing, and soon Concrete Jungle will be harvesting fruit again. Every year, Concrete Jungle kicks off their harvesting season with the Fruit Tree Ramble, an event to highlight the bounty of fruit growing right in Atlanta. The event begins … Continued

Roswell Riverside Sounds: Ben Sollee

Jun 3, 2017
Riverside Park

Known for a 360 degree approach to his art, Kentucky native Ben Sollee educates as much as he entertains through his innovative style as a cellist; conveying genre-bending songwriting through electrifying performances and non-traditional album presentation. His most recent music, Steeples Pt. 2 is the second of three parts in an album release of the … Continued

Balloons Over Fayette

Jun 17, 2017
Atlanta

Take a tethered hot air balloon ride, enjoy a festival atmosphere, and watch the nighttime balloon glow at Balloons Over Fayettte. Balloons will be inflated at 5 p.m. Balloon glow will happen at 9 p.m. This event takes place at: Whitewater High School/Sara Harp Minter Elementary School Complex 100 Wildcat Way Fayetteville, GA 30215

Family Food Fest Atlanta

Jun 18, 2017
Georgia Freight Depot

Family Food Fest Atlanta is a multicultural Father’s Day food tasting celebration. It made its debut in 2015 at the Georgia Aquarium, but this year it’s at the Georgia Freight Depot. This year’s hosts are Egypt Sherrod of HGTV, dance and fitness guru Stepp Stewart, and Rick Joyner of the Rick Joyner Experience. New this … Continued

Summer Kick-Off Party

Jun 23, 2017
High Museum of Art

Bring your dancing shoes and your sunglasses and groove to the sounds of summer outdoors on the Sifly Piazza! Watch T. Lang Dance capture the audience with their evocative physicality and technical feats. Dance to the beats of DJ Kemit and grab a drink for purchase. Join the festivities as the High celebrates their summer … Continued

Tucker 125th Anniversary Celebration

Jun 24, 2017
Atlanta

Come celebrate Tucker’s 125th Anniversary! The event will feature live music by SmokeRise, Matthew Perryman Jones and Molly Parden, food trucks, a photography exhibit and contest, a hot dog eating contest, a quilt show, a bouncy house and kids’ craft table. The US Postal Service will also be on site with a one-day-only commemorative anniversary … Continued

OuterSpace Project

Jun 19, 2017 – Jun 24, 2017
Terminal West

OuterSpace Project blasts off with a number of murals across the city and events celebrating the arts! OuterSpace is an event series that merges public art, live music, design, action sports and culture. With an outdoor mural project at its core, OSP’s goal is to enhance outdoor spaces, generate positive energy, expand the mind, and … Continued

Verde! – A Summer Soiree

Jun 24, 2017
Atlanta

Break out your summer dresses and seersucker – Verde! is back! Hosted by Generation Green of the Georgia Conservancy, Verde! is the soiree of the summer! Featuring funky, sour and barrel-aged beer from SweetWater’s Woodlands Project, delicious American Spirit Works cocktails, live music, games, a tasting trip down Buford Highway and world-famous Grassroots Farms pulled … Continued

Hidden Midtown

Jun 29, 2017
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum

Each Hidden Midtown program guides visitors through Midtown with a historic photo scavenger hunt. Join in on June 29 at 6:30 p.m. to explore the history of art and design in Midtown. The scavenger hunt begins at Margaret Mitchell House, and takes visitors through the neighborhood to highlight how the arts shaped the culture in … Continued

Roswell Riverside Sounds: The Fritz

Jul 1, 2017
Riverside Park

After five years of traveling the East Coast and steadily building a reputation as a live act not to be missed, Asheville music ambassadors, The Fritz, played a strong year of sets showing thousands of new fans what throngs of Southeastern music lovers have known for years – The Fritz like to get funky. As … Continued

Peachtree City Independence Day Celebration

Jul 4, 2017
Atlanta

Peachtree City’s most cherished event returns this year. The event kicks off with the Independence Day Parade at 9 a.m. on Peachtree Pkwy. S. and ends at Shakerag Knoll/Huddleston Elementary. The family-friendly celebration at City Hall Plaza is from 5 to 9 p.m. and features live music, entertainment, several food vendors, and activities for the … Continued

Stars & Stripes Fest

Jul 4, 2017
Atlanta

Join the City of Covington for food, fun, and friends as we celebrate July Fourth on the Covington Square. There will be live entertainment as well as activities for the kids. Come stay the day and light the night! This event takes place at: Downtown Covington 2101 Clark Street SW Covington, GA 30014

Fourth Of July

Jul 4, 2017
Decatur Square

Get on your feet and join the Pied Piper Parade as it makes its way through downtown Decatur on July 4. Gather friends and family, ride your bike, walk or skate in this community parade – it’s for anyone and everyone! Neighborhoods and organizations are encouraged to make floats and join the fun too. And … Continued

Sparkle in the Park

Jul 4, 2017
Atlanta

Join the City of Lilburn to celebrate July 4th with Sparkle in the Park. This annual event in Lilburn City Park includes live music with the Breakfast Club, a variety of food, children’s activities, and of course, fireworks! This event takes place at: Lilburn City Park 76 Main St. Lilburn, GA 30047

Movies by the Lake: The Sandlot

Jul 11, 2017
Atlanta

Summer nights after work can now be spent under the stars and in front of the big screen at 7000 Central Park in Perimeter Center. The terrace and lake area of 7000 Central Park will be transformed into an outdoor cinema, with lakeside seating, food trucks and outdoor games providing a fun and festive evening … Continued

Slide the City

Jul 15, 2017
Centennial Olympic Park

Slide the City’s 2017 tour returns July 15 to transform the streets outside Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park into an epic 1,000-foot inflatable waterslide. In addition to the biggest slip ‘n’ slide you’ve ever seen, the event will have live music, food, drinks, and local vendors to complete this urban summer block party. This event takes … Continued

DreamHack Atlanta

Jul 21, 2017 – Jul 23, 2017
Atlanta

DreamHack is a meeting place for gamers. During the three-day, non-stop festival, DreamHack Atlanta will host its keystone event — a massive 24-hour-a-day LAN party — along with a host of other activities. Attendees can participate or watch professionals compete in Esports tournaments offering a prize pool of more than $800,000. Major titles include: Counter-Strike: … Continued

Water Day

Aug 6, 2017
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Water Day is a celebration of water as summer winds down. Splash through sprinklers, meet water-loving community partners, play water games, and make water crafts! Come dressed to get wet – swim suits, sunglasses, and flip flops are welcomed! Activities include Bo the Bubbleologist and a LIVE Bubble Show, water crafts, outdoor games and sidewalk … Continued

Wildwood Revival 2017

Aug 18, 2017 – Aug 20, 2017
Atlanta

Wildwood Revival is an intimate, thoughtfully curated boutique festival tailored towards a truly unique music and cultural experience for all, located just on the outskirts of Athens, Georgia on a historic 30-acre farm. Wildwood Revival is a little bit country, a little bit rock n’ roll, and everything in between. This event combines the soul … Continued

Touch a Truck Alpharetta

Aug 19, 2017
Historic Downtown Alpharetta

Every child’s imagination will soar as they explore the parking lot filled with trucks of all shapes and sizes including a fire truck, limo, dump truck, school bus, 18-wheeler and police vehicles! Kids can bounce around in inflatables, participate in all kinds of interactive games, watch animal balloons be made and get their face painted! … Continued

Taste of Life 2017

Aug 19, 2017
Westside Cultural Arts Center

Taste of Life 2017 is a food and wine tasting event to help house people living with HIV/AIDS. At Atlanta’s sleek and modern Westside Cultural Arts Center on 10th street, this seventh annual soiree includes tastings of local craft beers, wines from around the world, and bites from Atlanta’s own Art of Food. You won’t … Continued

Great American Eclipse 2017

Aug 21, 2017
Fernbank Science Center

Celebrate Fernbank Science Center’s 50 years of service to the students, teachers and general public of DeKalb County with an out-of-this-world event. On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse crosses the continental United States, the first in nearly a century. For a few minutes, along the path of totality, the sun is blocked by … Continued

Onyxcon

Aug 25, 2017 – Aug 27, 2017
Atlanta

Onyxcon celebrates diversity with a focus on the impact, contributions, and presence of the African Diaspora in realms of imagination! The Auburn Avenue Research Library hosts the Onyxcon Film Festival on Aug. 25 from 1 to 9 p.m. There will also be select films at the Wolf Creek Library, which hosts the convention and market … Continued

German Bierfest

Aug 26, 2017
Woodruff Park

Atlanta’s favorite and most authentic German party is back! Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and join them for the craziest beer tasting event in Atlanta! Now celebrating their 14th anniversary, the festival will serve up an incredible day of German beers, food and music.

German Bierfest Atlanta

Aug 26, 2017
Woodruff Park

Atlanta’s German Bierfest was born out of the simple idea: have a day dedicated to enjoy German beer, food and music. With the idea to bring a taste of German culture to Atlanta, the festival has grown and gained popularity over the years. Festival patrons receive a commemorative sample glass to enjoy unlimited samples of … Continued

Jortsfest 2017

Aug 26, 2017
Mammal Gallery, The

JORTSFEST, the brainchild of Maria Sotnikova and Michael Leon, will return for a fifth year in 2017 under the organizing leadership of Carter Sutherland and Maria Sotnikova. The festival was originally conceived as a way to bring the garage, punk, indie pop, and emo scenes together to bid farewell to summer. In the years following, … Continued

Georgia Veterans Festival

Sep 2, 2017
Atlanta

Visions Outreach Inc., is a nonprofit Veterans organization that provides supportive services to all military personnel both past and present, and their families. It’s Georgia Veterans Festival is an opportunity for the state, cities, counties, and communities to honor military and their families for their courage service and sacrifice for this country, The events and … Continued

Roswell Riverside Sounds: Lera Lynn

Sep 2, 2017
Riverside Park

Singer-songwriter, co-producer, and multi-instrumentalist Lera Lynn juggles multiple roles on her albums that finds the Nashville transplant embellishing her Americana roots with a mix of spacey, left-of-center rock and experimental pop-noire. Over the course of five years, this fiercely independent musician has developed into a distinguished and multi-talented artist. The annual free Roswell Riverside Sounds … Continued

House In The Park

Sep 3, 2017
Grant Park

House in the Park is a musical exploration of the soul and a vision to see house music become a unifying movement, transcending every strata of society- ethnic identification, race classification, age and lifestyle. DJ Ramon “Rawsoul” Guyton, the visionary behind Rawsoul Entertainment, and Kai Alce, the man behind record label NDATL, launched House in … Continued

Saborea Atlanta

Sep 8, 2017
Atlanta

Taste the Best Latin American cuisine in the city. Atlanta’s most talented chefs are joining forces and will be cooking delicious traditional dishes to raise money and help families in need. This event takes place at: Spring Hall Ballroom 7130 Buford Highway NE, Suite #100 Atlanta Ga 30340

Reynoldstown Wheelbarrow Festival

Sep 9, 2017
Atlanta

Reynoldstown is a historic district and neighborhood on the near east side of Atlanta, Georgia. It celebrates its historic tie to freed slave roots and artistic expressions to empower residents with its annual Wheelbarrow Festival. This event takes place at: Manigault Street Playlot 1000 Manigault St SE Atlanta, Georgia 30316

Eudamonium: The Good Life Festival

Sep 9, 2017
Candler Park

Alan K. Avery of Alan Avery Art Company will join Aimee Copeland of The Aimee Copeland Foundation for its first event, Eudamonium: The Good Life Festival. Aimee and Alan are both survivors of Necrotizing Fasciitis. Alan will host an educational tent on the facts and ways to prevent NF from sources of water. The festival … Continued

Grilling And Gridiron

Sep 9, 2017
Atlanta

Come out to the 5th Annual Grilling & Gridiron to benefit The Lionheart School! SEC tailgating is a level above every other conference in the country. Right here in Alpharetta, celebrate this longstanding tailgating tradition on the first day of SEC conference play. They’ll be mixing it up with all the SEC fans, so dress … Continued

Free Family Festival

Sep 10, 2017
Woodruff Arts Center, The

The Woodruff Arts Center will present another exciting Free Family Festival. As part of the Family Fun at The Woodruff Arts Center initiative, families will be able to experience educational and artistic programming for free at The Woodruff. The Alliance Theatre will provide a kaleidoscope of colorful activities inspired by Ashley Bryan’s award-winning book Beautiful … Continued

Creative Loafing Best Of Atlanta

Sep 28, 2017
Terminal West

Creative Loafing’s Iconic Best of Atlanta Celebration is coming to Terminal West! This year the party will feature ATL Collective performing songs inspired by the city of ATL, live music from some of Atlanta’s rising stars in the music scene, a post party dance party, an art installation, food trucks, King of Pops and more … Continued

Decatur Tiny House Festival

Sep 29, 2017 – Oct 1, 2017
Decatur

This annual festival in partnership with the City of Decatur focusing on how micro-housing can benefit individuals and communities in Georgia, specifically the metro Atlanta area. The weekend event will feature even more high quality tiny houses (20+) available to tour, related vendors and speakers; on sustainability, minimalism, urban planning, zoning and codes, and downsizing. … Continued

Sunday In The Park – Historic Oakland Foundation 40th Anniversary Celebration

Oct 1, 2017
Oakland Cemetery

Join Historic Oakland Foundation in commemorating its 40th anniversary! Historic Oakland Foundation’s 39th annual Victorian-inspired festival features a variety of live musical entertainment, living history demonstrations, Irish dancers and an opportunity to enter some of the magnificent mausoleums. In celebration of HOF’s milestone 40th anniversary, this year’s Sunday in the Park fall festival is a … Continued

Experience UNICEF

Oct 1, 2017
Woodruff Arts Center, The

Experience UNICEF ‘s lifesaving work through an interactive afternoon with the Alliance Theatre at The Woodruff Arts Center: UNICEF USA and the Alliance Theatre at The Woodruff Arts Center will host a family-centered, interactive event ideal for all ages. The inspirational and engaging afternoon will offer families the opportunity to explore UNICEF’s lifesaving programs by … Continued

Food & Field Fest

Oct 1, 2017
Atlanta

Second Helpings Atlanta takes over the Field at the Concourse once again for a family-friendly day of food, fun, and an old school-style Field Day competition with the help of Atlanta Sport and Social Club! Put your team together and join them for sack and relay races, tug-o-war, and giant versions of your favorite tabletop … Continued

Allatoona Book Festival

Oct 7, 2017
Atlanta

The Allatoona Book Fest, hosted and sponsored by the Acworth Cultural Arts Center, is full of award-winning, best-selling, highly successful published authors who are ready, willing and able to show writers the ropes. If you ever thought about writing a book, some poetry, a song, or just want to learn more about the universe of … Continued

17th Annual Pine LakeFest

Oct 7, 2017 – Oct 8, 2017
Atlanta

Pine LakeFest is two days of handmade art and crafts by local and regional artist vendors, live music, good food and family friendly fun on the shores of beautiful Pine Lake, Georgia. Activities include chalk drawing and sand sculpture contests on the beach with prizes, a pet show and parade, and a self-directed “Sound of … Continued

Yellow River Jam – Boats, Bands & Brews

Oct 7, 2017
Atlanta

A day of Bands – Upang Band, Chris, Jon & Scott, Dos Blues Guys, Matt Moncrief, Sanctified Revival and Scarlet Stitch, Floating and paddling on the Yellow River – Rentals available, Brews hosted by Porterdale Bar and Grill, Food Trucks, Makers Market and Supersized Family Games. Randy Vining, aka the River Pirate, will host a … Continued

Project Pabst Atlanta

Oct 7, 2017
Various locations

In East Atlanta Village Project Pabst offers a unique festival experience, incorporating music, art, hands-on interactive elements, as well as food and beer at reasonable “non-festival” prices. Festivalgoers will be entertained with the old school video games in the PBRcade, the PBR Vandalism interactive graffiti art display, and Pabst Wax—an on-the-spot pressing of vinyl recordings … Continued

Edgewood Mac & Cheese Festival

Oct 7, 2017
Atlanta

Organized Neighbors of Edgewood proudly presents the 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival! This will be an annual tradition to raise money for Neighbor in Need, a non-profit that keeps longtime residents in the Edgewood Neighborhood. The best (and maybe only) Mac & Cheese Festival in the Southeast, with local bands, dancing and tastes of … Continued

Atlanta Running Of The Bulls

Oct 7, 2017
Piedmont Park

Come experience the excitement of the Pamplona Running of the Bulls, but without all the goring! The “Bulls” in this event are none other than your Atlanta Rollergirls! After a mini parade to the “rollerbull pen” by the Wasted Potential Brass Band, the bulls will be released and will chase participants to the finish line … Continued

Taste Of Tucker

Oct 7, 2017
Atlanta

The 8th annual Taste of Tucker street fair features delicious samples from over 20 area restaurants, plus live music from local bands. Special attractions include a children’s play area, a farmers’ market of produce and food novelties, and a raffle for an $1800 ceramic grill. This event takes place at: Main Street in Tucker

The Great Atlanta Beer Festival

Oct 7, 2017
SunTrust Park

The Great Atlanta Beer Fest features 150+ different beers and ciders to sample from Atlanta, the Southeast, and all over America. There will also have 25+ wine selections to enjoy. The festival will take place inside the stadium using the concourse, both levels of the Chop House, and the games of “The Sandlot” (kids zone) … Continued

Roswell Riverside Sounds: Southern Avenue

Oct 7, 2017
Riverside Park

Southern Avenue is a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies its home city’s soul, blues, and gospel traditions while adding a youthful spirit and dynamic energy all their own. Southern Avenue features five young but seasoned musicians who come from diverse musical and personal backgrounds to create music that spans their wide-ranging musical interests, while … Continued

Peachtree Road Farmers Market 10th Anniversary

Oct 9, 2017
Atlanta

Join the Peachtree Road Farmers Market as they celebrate 10 years of local farmers, food and the incredible community with their partners at Hyatt Regency Atlanta. All proceeds will be directly invested in keeping the farmers and market strong. This event takes place at: Hyatt Regency Atlanta 265 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Eats & Beats

Oct 13, 2017
Atlanta

Eats & Beats, the one-of-a-kind event combining great food, terrific libations and the best silent auction in town, returns! Thirty-five of Atlanta’s restaurants join forces with musical guest, The Whiskey Gentry, and a bevy of great wineries, distilleries and craft breweries for an unforgettable evening at Novare Events’ newest space, The Fairmont in West Midtown. … Continued

Storytelling Festival

Oct 14, 2017
Mable House Arts Center

For this event storytellers Josie Bailey, Cathy Kaemmerlen, and Joanna Maddox return with wonderful stories and songs from long ago. Blacksmith Wind Chapman from Dahlonega joins in for the first time this year. New this year is the Chores Challenge where children can experience what it was like to do chores when there was no … Continued

St. Mary of Egypt Fall Festival

Oct 14, 2017 – Oct 15, 2017
Atlanta

Experience the Orthodox faith with the St. Mary of Egypt Fall Festival at it’s lovely location in Roswell. They have diverse vendors and artisans, musical entertainment, children’s events, crafts, and delicious and exotic homemade foods. Tour the church and bookstore and be inspired by the Orthodox choir and candles lit in prayer, which illuminate the … Continued

Harvest On The Hooch

Oct 15, 2017
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Visit the Chattahoochee Nature Center and enjoy food from farm-to-table-to-your mouth at the annual Harvest on the Hooch taste fest! This event celebrates the vital connection between the garden and the plate and raises funds for the Center’s Unity Garden and programming. In addition to featuring local restaurants and breweries, the event includes Bluegrass Music, … Continued

Friday At The Festival

Oct 20, 2017
Atlanta

The family-friendly evening features a picnic on the lawn with food trucks and music/comedy segments from talented – and brave – lawyers and judges! Bring your blankets and the kids for a fun Friday helping to support the great programs of Gwinnett Legal Aid! This event takes place at: Duluth Festival Center 3142 Hill St … Continued

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

Oct 21, 2017 – Oct 22, 2017
Atlanta

The autumn-rich colors of the north Georgia mountains will set the backdrop as the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels and the AeroShell Demonstration Teams headline the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show. The Navy’s elite Flight Demonstration Squadron’s six F/A-18 jets and the Marines’ hulking KC-130T transport, affectionately known as “Fat Albert,” will perform actual military … Continued

Open House Atlanta

Oct 21, 2017 – Oct 22, 2017
Various locations

The inaugural Open House Atlanta festival offers the public a chance to go behind the scenes of Atlanta architecture and meet some of the people who design, build and preserve the city. Open House Atlanta includes more than 40 buildings throughout Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead, and along the Peachtree Corridor.

5th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival

Oct 22, 2017
Brook Run Park

Atlanta’s premier Kosher BBQ Festival returns for its 5th year bigger and better! Join families, BBQ enthusiasts and festival goers for a fun filled day of finger lickin’ BBQ, cold refreshments, live music, an energetic Kids’ Zone and more! Don’t miss the culinary creations of over 20 BBQ teams competing for the big prize judged … Continued

Dogtoberfest

Oct 22, 2017
Atlanta

Dog lovers, mark your calendar. East Atlanta Village Farmers Market (EAVFM) goes to the dogs in celebration of Dogtoberfest. This family friendly event features Halloween costume contests for dogs, low-cost microchips, a parade of adoptable pets, as well as delicious treats for people and pets. As they are an inclusive organization, they will have several … Continued

Walker Stalker Con Atlanta

Oct 27, 2017 – Oct 29, 2017
Atlanta

Walker Stalker Con is the largest zombie, horror and sci-fi convention in the WORLD, with more than 250,000 attendees globally across three countries and twelve cities. The Atlanta event will welcome thousands of fans to The Georgia World Congress Center for three full days of one-of-a-kind experiences, exclusive panels, cosplay, and celebrity guests. Popular actors … Continued

Chastain Park Arts Festival

Nov 4, 2017 – Nov 5, 2017
Chastain Park

This two-day outdoor event brings together outstanding local, regional and national visual artists in the largest public park in Fulton County. View the work of approximately 200 fine painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers and others. The festival also offers visitors the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment, … Continued

MJCCA Book Festival: 26th Edition

Nov 4, 2017 – Nov 20, 2017
MJCCA

For 25 successful years, the Book Festival of the MJCCA has provided the community with a literary extravaganza, featuring an exciting lineup of the year’s most exceptional authors, celebrities and influencers. Please join thousands of your fellow book lovers to listen, meet, and interact with your favorite authors in a variety of forums, including author … Continued

Brer Rabbit Blues & BBQ

Nov 5, 2017
Wren’s Nest, The

BBQ, blues, beer, and books! Join The Wren’s Nest for their annual BBQ. The victorian home of author Joel Chandler Harris will be open for tours. Renowned storytellers will perform throughout the afternoon. A live blues band will fill The Wren’s Nest and gardens with music. Don’t miss this event – great for all ages!

Little Five Arts Alive

Nov 5, 2017
Little Five Points

Building upon the success of the 2016 program, Little Five Arts Alive, a free weekly series of outdoor arts events, returns to the heart of Little Five Points! This year’s programming will again highlight a wide variety of artists — music, dance, theatre, visual arts, crafts, circus, performance art and more. They’re mixing it up … Continued

Home Brew Festival

Nov 10, 2017 – Nov 19, 2017
7 Stages Theatre

7 Stages has been home to the development and premiere of dozens of plays, including work by Topher Payne, Theroun Patterson, and Suehyla El-Attar. Be the first to hear next year’s blockbuster as we present a two-week festival of new play readings and guest artist workshops sure to get your imagination brewing.

Atlanta Veterans Day Parade

Nov 11, 2017
Atlanta

The mission of the Georgia Veterans Day Association, Inc., is to honor, support and thank all who have served and are currently serving our Nation in the United States Military. The organization accomplishes these goals partially by hosting the Nation’s largest Veterans Day Parade. The Parade starts at 11:11 a.m., and begins in Downtown Atlanta … Continued

Atlanta Fall Wine Festival

Nov 11, 2017
Old Fourth Ward Park

Atlanta Wine Festivals hosts the First Atlanta Fall Wine Festival at Historic 4th Ward Park on Saturday, November 11. The event features more than 100 different wines, beers and ciders to sample from Atlanta, the Southeast, and all over America. Enjoy the great fall weather with live music from Coast Guard, beats by DJ Qtip, … Continued

Festival of the SEAson

Nov 18, 2017 – Dec 31, 2017
Georgia Aquarium

Grab your Santa hat and get ready to experience an underwater winter wonderland at Georgia Aquarium’s Festival of the SEAson! Festival of the SEAson includes family favorites like Wake Up Santa, Scuba Claus, and the Holidazzle light show. With multiple events running each week, it’s impossible to miss this spectacular holiday celebration! Some events are … Continued

Winter Wonderland

Nov 23, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018
Glover Park

Tree Lighting: Thursday, November 30 at 6 p.m. You know the holiday season has arrived when Winter Wonderland appears on the Marietta Square. Skate into the holidays with Jack Frost nipping at your nose and holiday cheer surrounding Glover Park. Additional skating hours are available when school is out. Click the event button for more … Continued

Alpharetta Christmas Tree Lighting

Dec 2, 2017
Historic Downtown Alpharetta

To kick off the holiday season the Alpharetta Downtown Historic District lights up for the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Celebration fills the downtown streets with musical performances, Santa, snow, food trucks, roasting marshmallows, a farmer’s market, live viewing area of the GA SEC Championship Football Game on the big screen, and more. The Tree Lighting … Continued

Enchanted Woodland Wonders

Dec 10, 2017
Chattahoochee Nature Center

The year’s most popular Family Fun Day returns with a twist! If you enjoyed our Reindeer Day, mark your calendar for the Center’s new event. This holiday highlight brings you and your family live reindeer, performances, winter crafts, face painting, and more all under the twilight sky. Let CNC help you get in the holiday … Continued

Caffeine and Octane

Jan 7 – Dec 2
  Next time: 8:00am on Sep 2
Perimeter Mall

North America’s largest car exposition is a monthly event at Perimeter Mall. Caffeine and Octane is a nationally recognized all makes, all models car show that regularly attracts over 2000 vehicles and 15,000 fans. The event is held (rain or shine) the first Sunday morning of each month from 8 to 11 a.m. at Perimeter … Continued

2018 Brave New Works Festival

Feb 3 – Feb 17
Emory University, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts

Highlighting new work and adaptations from world-class artists, this biennial festival brings professional playwrights, composers, directors and dramaturgs together to work on new scripts with a company of student and professional actors. Schedule of Performances: February 3 at 7:30 p.m.: “Kings are Killed” February 7 at 7:30 p.m.: “Rothschild’s Fiddle” February 10 at 7:30 p.m.: … Continued

Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday

Feb 11
Atlanta

Georgians and visitors alike experience the state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and throughout Georgia open their doors to the public, providing an exceptional opportunity to experience history. Over 60 cultural institutions participate in this popular annual family event.

Soul Food Cypher

Soul Food Cypher

Feb 15

Soul Food Cypher brings together emcees of various backgrounds to showcase the craft and ingenuity of freestyle rap and test the limits of spoken language. Soul Food Cypher will curate a Roswell themed cypher that challenges master emcees through live on stage improve segments that test their teamwork, mental agility, and creativity. Soul Food Cypher … Continued

Chinese New Year Party

Chinese New Year Party

Feb 20
Atlanta

Celebrate at Sweet Auburn BBQ’s Chinese New Year Party. Enjoy our unique pop up Chinese menu and traditional Lion Dancers from Chien Hong School of Kung Fu. This event takes place at: Sweet Auburn BBQ – Highlands 656 North Highland Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306

Coral Carnival

Feb 24
Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium invites you to join its Coral Carnival and celebrate one of the most beautiful animals living under our seas – coral! Join the fun February 24 and experience Caribbean culture through our Carnival-inspired interactive and educational coral activities. Show your appreciation for the foundation of many marine ecosystems and learn how you can … Continued

MerleFest On The Road

Feb 28
Red Clay Music Foundry

MerleFest, the popular music festival founded by the legendary Doc Watson and presented by Window World, offers music lovers a sneak peek of this spring’s festival when MerleFest On the Road tours throughout the Southeast during March. The tour will feature select artists that will perform at MerleFest 2018 or have performed previously at the … Continued

Gibbs Gardens 7th Annual Daffodil ColorFest

Mar 1 – Apr 18
Atlanta

Gibbs Gardens 7th Annual Daffodil ColorFest bursts on the scene when more than 50 acres of blooming daffodils create a feast for the senses—beginning in March and continuing through mid-April. Gibbs Gardens has the distinction of being recognized as an American Daffodil Society Display Garden, one of only 25 in the U.S. Over 20 million … Continued

Daffodil Day

Mar 3
Oakland Cemetery

In partnership with the Georgia Daffodil Society, Historic Oakland Foundation presents the annual event Daffodil Day, a celebration of spring’s ubiquitous bloom! Enjoy a day in Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian gardens with guided walks, garden presentations, a cut flower display, dialogue with local daffodil and gardens experts, children’s activities, and more.

CARE’s Walk In Her Shoes

Mar 3
Old Fourth Ward Park

On March 3, you are invited you to join CARE’s annual event, Walk In Her Shoes. Participants will walk in solidarity with women and girls worldwide who trudge miles each day to attend school, fetch water or bring goods to and from the market. The event features hands-on activities, family-friendly entertainment and a three-mile walk … Continued

CR Music Festival 2018

CR Music Festival 2018

Mar 3 – Mar 4
Atlanta

CR Music Festival 2018 is the hottest country and rock music festival to hit the North Georgia Area, bringing you over 20 hours of non-stop great music, a variety of arts and crafts, vendors, food and more! Saturday: Martin Mathis Brandon Maddox School of Rock Megan Fowler Austin Zackary Band Katie Belle Mary Kate Farmer … Continued

MJCCA

Purim Family Concert & Carnival

Mar 4
MJCCA

All are invited to a fun Purim Family Celebration at the JCC. The program will feature Purim songs with Rabbi G, “Mr. Michael” children’s concert, costume parade, and carnival! Children are encouraged to wear costumes! This event is sponsored by the AJMF and MJCCA

Atlanta Brunch Festival

Mar 10
Atlantic Station

Atlanta Brunch Festival celebrates some of the best restaurants in the brunch game serving up tasting size portions of the brunch items they do best. Also featured are brunch beverages like Bloody Marys, Mimosas, beer and wine. There will be live music and a DJ. General Admission tickets include entry and entertainment; food and drink … Continued

Luck of the Square

Mar 17
Atlanta

Join in for Colony Square’s third annual “Luck of The Square” festivities happening Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features delicious local food trucks, beer from Reformation Brewery and a premium parade viewing area along the Peachtree route. Following the conclusion of the parade, the Irish fun at Colony Square … Continued

Rescue Dog Olympics

Mar 17
Brook Run Park

St. Patrick’s Day has gone to the dogs! Celebrate St. PAW-trick’s Day with Rescue Dog Olympics. This is a free, interactive, fun festival and field day of silly and competitive games for dogs and their humans to participate in and compete with others. All dogs and their humans are welcome. There will be interactive game stations, … Continued

Water Drop Dash 5K and Water Festival

Mar 24
Chattahoochee Nature Center

The 6th annual Water Drop Dash 5K and Water Festival celebrates Fix-A-Leak Week, March 19-25, 2018! Fix-A-Leak Week reminds homeowners to check their plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems to save two valuable resources: water and money. The race is held along a beautiful, flat, and scenic stretch of the Chattahoochee River, starting and finishing at … Continued

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

Mar 24 – Mar 25
Atlanta

The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is an annual spring celebration in Blackburn Park. The festival is both family-friendly and dog-friendly with activities for all ages and all pooches. It began in 2014 when the City of Brookhaven planted 240 Yoshino and Kwanzan Cherry Trees in Blackburn Park. Attendees can stroll the artist market, buy food … Continued

McDonald’s Fan Fest

Mar 25
Atlantic Station

McDonald’s will hold a free community Fan Fest leading up to the 41st annual All American Games. The Fan Fest will include all-day activities and special performance by hip-hop recording artist, Kyle, presented by MIX by SpriteTM Tropic Berry exclusively sold at McDonald’s®. The McDonald’s All American Games gives high school basketball stars the chance … Continued

Flying Into The Future Family Fun Day

Mar 25
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Flying into the Future is where science and nature collide to bring visitors activities focused on STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Come ready to learn about birds as well as test your tinkering skills with Chattahoochee Nature Center’s STEM-themed partners and activities. The event highlight is a flighted birds of prey show, where visitors … Continued

Atlanta Francophonie Festival

Atlanta Francophonie Festival

Mar 28
Atlanta

French Artist Philippe Mallet presents a magical blend of music, songs and comedy specially created for the Atlanta Francophonie Festival 2018. This event takes place at: The Lovett School 4075 Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30327

BaconFest 2018

Mar 31
Dad’s Garage

Atlanta’s outrageously savory and oft-salacious event, BaconFest, is set to return. This outdoor festival is a bash filled to the brim with beer, games and bacon. It’s also a fundraiser for Dad’s Garage, so even if you’re not in it to capture the world record for swallowing the most swine, you can rest assured that … Continued

Rhythm & Brews

Apr 7
Heritage Green

Heritage Sandy Springs presents the third annual Rhythm & Brews celebration of local bands and local beers. Kick back and relax with a frosty beverage while listening to a wide variety of live music in a beautiful outdoor setting. Doors open at 2 p.m. with the music kicking off at 2:15 p.m. View the schedule … Continued

Indie Craft Experience Spring Market

Apr 8
Atlanta

This one-day market from Indie Craft Experience features more than 50 craft and vintage vendors, great local food, swag bags for the first 100 attendees, and DJ Zano. This event takes place at: Yaraab Temple 400 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30308

Africa Belle Festival

Apr 4 – Apr 28
Alliance Française d’Atlanta

Africa Belle is a celebration of French-speaking Africa through art, food, music, dance, fashion and fellowship. The theme of this year’s Africa Belle Festival is L’Afrique Aujourd’Hui. Through Africa Belle people of different backgrounds are brought together to engage in a unique cultural experience. Schedule of events: April 4 through 28: Standing Art Exhibit by Lewinale Havette … Continued

ARTlanta Fair

Apr 12 – Apr 15
Atlanta

The ARTlanta Gallery is bringing an art fair (think Art Basel meets the state fair) to Historic Fort McPherson, in the heart of the newly revitalized southwest Atlanta called the ARTlanta Fair. That’s right, a FAIR! From 12 to 8 p.m., the fair is open for the whole family to enjoy and features kids games, art shows and events. … Continued

Boulevard East Block Party

Boulevard East Block Party At Avalon

Apr 12
Atlanta

Avalon’s Experience Makers invites you to celebrate the one year anniversary of the grand opening during the Boulevard East Block Party. Avalon Boulevard will be closed to pedestrian-only traffic as the street is transformed into a block party filled with live music from Lucky Town, plus, Avalon retailers and restaurants will offer in-store specials and … Continued

Atlanta Film Festival

Apr 13 – Apr 22
Plaza Theatre, Various locations

Celebrating its 42nd year, the Atlanta Film Festival is one of the largest and longest-running in the region. Discover hundreds of new independent, international, animated, documentary and short films selected from more than 3,000 submissions from all over the world. Atlanta Film Festival screenings often include in-person dialog with filmmakers, providing audiences, artists and industry professionals … Continued

Sharecare Heartbeat Festival

Apr 14
Central Park

This event includes a Hawks 3-vs-3 Tournament (spectators welcome, participants by invite only), a live DJ, Hawks games and contests, appearances by current and former Hawks players, inflatables, face painting, health screenings, CPR training, cooking demonstrations, food trucks, classes and more!

KSU Spring Art Festival

Apr 14
Atlanta

Celebrate the arts at the Spring Arts Festival! The Festival features demonstrations and workshops. Watch a fascinating iron pour or a steamroller producing jumbo relief prints. There will also be a photo booth and a pin-up show, allowing local artists and students the chance to compete. All activities are free. T-Shirts and food will be … Continued

M2R Trailfest

Apr 14 – Apr 15
Marietta Square

From Lewis Park near WellStar Kennestone Hospital, through the Marietta Square and ending in the Marietta Confederate Cemetery, M2R TrailFest will feature artists of every kind along the trail as attendees discover the path and the city’s wealth of artistic talent. On Saturday, April 14, the festival starts at 3 p.m. with a ribbon cutting … Continued

Glow In The Park

Glow In The Park

Apr 14
Atlanta

Suwanee’s Glow in the Park community lantern parade features a strolling jazz band leading an illuminated pageant of light, music, and color around Town Center Park, ending at a concert starring The Glow Band at the Town Center Park stage. This event takes place at: Town Center Park 330 Town Center Avenue Suwanee, GA 30024

Alive in Roswell

Apr 19 – Oct 18
  Next time: 5:00pm on Aug 16
Roswell City Hall

Alive in Roswell is a monthly free, family-friendly festival held concurrently on Historic Canton Street, Historic Roswell Square, and the City Hall Grounds. It includes activities, live entertainment and food for purchase. The festival occurs each 3rd Thursday evening from 5 to 9 p.m. from April through October. Visitors can use the free trolley to … Continued

Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival

Apr 21 – Apr 22
Atlanta

The Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival features family-friendly activities, live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, and more, including a performance by “Lady Houdini,” an interactive bird show and roving Robocars. This event takes place outside in the area surrounding the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. The event kicks off Saturday with a parade … Continued

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

Apr 21 – Apr 22
Atlanta

The 2018 Sandy Springs Artsapalooza is a two-day outdoor festival bringing art to the streets of the city. The event will include a children’s play area, local musicians, interactive art stations, plus up to 150 arts and crafts participants in every discipline. This event takes place at: 6100 Lake Forest Dr. NE Sandy Springs, GA

Spring Pioneer Festival

Spring Pioneer Festival

Apr 21
Atlanta

Come join Hard Labor Creek State Park on Earth Day weekend and go back to a time of chuckwagons and pioneers for Spring Pioneer Festival! There will be a variety of demonstrations including blacksmithing, clay, a quilt expo, campfire cooking, guided CCC wagon and hay rides and so much more! Explore the past or stay … Continued

Johns Creek International Festival

Apr 21
Atlanta Athletic Club

The Johns Creek International Festival is a celebration of the best traditional and cultural food, music, art and wares from countries around the globe. This FREE community event features restaurants and food trucks, vendors, an international beer and wine garden, live music and dance performances, and fun kids’ activities. The festival is located in Heisman … Continued

Atlanta Arab Festival

Apr 21 – Apr 22
Atlanta

Enjoy a weekend filled with Arabic flavors, sights and sounds! Experience unique live performances. Embark on a culinary tour at the Arab world. Shop for little treasures at the bustling souk, and explore the NEW Bazaar, filled with hand-made, one-of-a-kind items created by local artists. Explore fun activities and enjoy the games and rides. Then … Continued

Cars & ‘Q for the Cause

Apr 21
Atlanta

Join Choate Construction for the 9th annual Cars and ‘Q for the Cause, the highly anticipated event featuring 120-plus stellar cars; tasty BBQ; continuous pours of your favorite craft brews; a silent auction; and live music, all to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This event takes place at: Choate Construction 8200 Roberts Dr. Atlanta, GA … Continued

Lemonade Days

Apr 18 – Apr 22
Brook Run Park

The 20th annual Lemonade Days festival includes carnival rides for kids, live music, food and beverage, a 5K Run, three days of center stage performances, the popular Dunwoody Idol contest and more. Admission is free but admission to the carnival rides can be purchased at the gate. View the schedule of events

Taste & Sound of Woodstock

Apr 22
Atlanta

The 8th Annual Taste & Sound of Woodstock will be Sunday, April 22nd, 2018, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater in Downtown Woodstock! Dozens of Woodstock area restaurants will serve delicious tastes of their best dishes and compete in a variety of categories. The event benefits the Woodstock High School … Continued

Music in the Park

8th Annual Music In The Park

Apr 22
Atlanta

This month Music in the Park will come together for an 8th year in an all-day event in West End. Participants can expect a wealth of activities hosted by community organizations, businesses and multiple live music stages throughout the route. Every corner will be filled with performance acts including veteran musicians, middle school performance bands, … Continued