Festivals

Atlanta Dogwood

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Apr 12 – Apr 14
Piedmont Park

Spring is in the air and that can only mean one thing in Atlanta: the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is back! The Dogwoods are in full bloom, and hundreds of artists from around the country will set up their tents for the 83rd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. An Atlanta staple for more than 80 years, there … Continued

420 Fest

SweetWater 420 Fest

Apr 19 – Apr 21
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. Featuring: Widespread Panic The Avett Brothers Jason Isbell & The … Continued

atlanta film

Atlanta Film Festival

Apr 4 – Apr 14
Plaza Theatre, Various locations

Now in its fourth decade, the Atlanta Film Festival—one of only two-dozen Academy Award qualifying festivals in the U.S.—is the area’s preeminent celebration of cinema. The Atlanta Film Festival is one of the largest and longest-running festivals in the country, welcoming an audience of over 28,000 to discover hundreds of new independent, international, animated, documentary, … Continued

SCAD GamingFest

SCAD GamingFest

Apr 4 – Apr 6
SCADshow

SCADFILM presents SCAD GamingFest, a three-day gathering of industry luminaries, game development professionals and brilliant students from one of the broadest and fastest growing academic fields. Expand your knowledge of this ever-evolving industry during panel discussions, enjoy exclusive demonstrations, and network with peers and insiders.

Steeplechase

Georgia Steeplechase 2019

Apr 6
Atlanta

The Steeplechase held at Kingston Downs is a timeless southern tradition held at one of the most widely respected tracks in the southeast. Each year, tens-of-thousands of equestrian enthusiast and organizations come together for an amazing social event benefiting several Georgia charities. Since 1966, the Steeplechase has been Georgia’s premier entertainment and sporting event often … Continued

Acworth art

Acworth Art Fest

Apr 6 – Apr 7
Historic Downtown Acworth

The popular Acworth Art Fest is a true celebration of whimsical and vibrant art in the springtime! They’ll be celebrating our eighth year this April. The historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is a delightful backdrop for 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country. Their creative booth displays decorate the charming street with … Continued

International Street

International Street Festival

Apr 6
Atlanta

The International Street Festival (also known as ISF or Street Fest) was created in 1999 and is an annual event that promotes internationalization and cultural awareness within the Athens community. The Festival is student and family friendly and boasts an attendance of 3,000 – 5,000 visitors each year. Various UGA student groups and community organizations … Continued

Slingin

Slingin’ Wings Festival

Apr 6
Atlanta

Restaurants from all over the city will be slingin’ wings all day long for your tasting pleasure! In addition to a full day of good eats, there’s an awesome lineup of frosty brews, live local music, and all kinds of contests and activities to keep you entertained. A portion of event proceeds will benefit Releash … Continued

color run

Color Run

Apr 7
Six Flags Over Georgia

The Color Run is a five-kilometer, untimed event. At each kilometer mark, Color Runners are doused from head to toe in a different colored powder. Participants wear white at the starting line and finish the race plastered in color. Once the race is over, the fun continues at the Finish Festival, a larger-than-life party equipped … Continued

Atlanta Streets

Atlanta Streets Alive: Central

Apr 7
Downtown Atlanta

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is activating 3.1 miles of Peachtree Street for Atlanta Streets Alive – Central, connecting South Downtown to Midtown through the heart of the city. The street will be closed to cars and open for people to walk, roll, bike and play! The fun kicks off in Midtown, at the intersection of … Continued

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Aurora WALKS

Apr 13
Chastain Park

Aurora Day Camp is Georgia’s only full summer day camp for children with cancer and their siblings, offered free of charge. Aurora WALKS supports their programs while bringing families together to enjoy a walk-a-thon filled with music, games and more. All contributions go to Aurora Day Camp in Atlanta! This event takes place at: Chastain … Continued

Heartbeat Festival

Heartbeat Festival

Apr 13
Central Park

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, Sharecare and the City of Atlanta Parks & Recreation are teaming up for the 2nd Annual Sharecare Heartbeat Festival at Central Park. The festival is a free, family-friendly event to celebrate and rally Atlantans around the #SharecareMovement for the health and well-being of their communities. The event will feature the … Continued

Georgia Renaissance

Georgia Renaissance Festival

Apr 13 – Jun 2
  Next time: 10:30am on May 25
Georgia Renaissance Festival

Each weekend from April through June you can step inside the gates of Newcastle and find yourself transported back to 16th-century England at the Georgia Renaissance Festival! The 32-acre village is filled with over 150 artisan craft shoppes, 10 stages of endless entertainment, wonderful pubs and taverns, plus food galore! You’ll laugh out loud at … Continued

Atlanta Grilled

Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival

Apr 13
Brookhaven Park

The Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival is coming BACK in 2019 for our cheesiest fest yet! Join them to celebrate #NationalGrilledCheeseDay this year with restaurants from all over Atlanta serving up bites of melty, cheesy goodness for your tasting pleasure. Try a few, or try them all and cast your vote for Best Grilled Cheese in … Continued

craft savvy

Craft Savvy Market Spring 2019

Apr 13
Atlanta

Craft Savvy Market celebrates local handmade artists through one-day craft market experiences and ongoing DIY craft classes. Sign up to shop the best new indie craft vendors at their next event in April. Craft Savvy is the brainchild of four friends who are lifelong crafters and have a passion for sharing their craft gifts with … Continued

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Dancers Unite Against Cancer

Apr 13
Atlanta

The Nancy Falco Fund (NFF) a 501(c)(3) non-profit philanthropic organization devoted to providing financial aid, love and hope to Georgia cancer patients. NFF hosts its annual fundraiser, Dancers Unite Against Cancer, to fundraise for a Georgia resident currently experiencing the financial hardship associated with a cancer diagnosis. The annual recipient will receive 100% of the … Continued

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Alive In Roswell

Apr 18 – Oct 17
  Next time: 5:00pm on Jul 18
Roswell City Hall

Roswell’s much-loved monthly street festival, Alive in Roswell, returns to energize downtown Roswell once again this April. This year, Gate City Brewing Company and Carl Black of Roswell return as presenting sponsors! Alive in Roswell is held on the third Thursday of each month from April through October, and runs concurrently on Canton Street, at … Continued

garden fair

Annual Garden Fair And Plant Sale

Apr 19 – Apr 20
Jim R. Miller Park

Come join the Cobb County Master Gardeners as they celebrate our 20th Annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale! They have over 70 vendors in attendance, with homemade goodies for the whole family, including yard art, furniture, pottery, jams and jellies, woodwork, bird feeders and houses, plants, and so much more!

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Dino-Mite Dinosaur And Rock Festival

Apr 20
Atlanta

Join the pre-historic fun at Dino-mite Dinosaur And Rock Festival, featuring the Jurassic Kingdom Dinosaur Show, reptile shows with snakes alligators and giant tortoises, gems, rocks and jewelry show. The Rock Museum and fossil dig are open and included on this day with ½ price gemstone mining, T-Rex suit sumo wrestling and dino-rider races. This … Continued

Chattahoochee

Art On The Chattahoochee Art Market

Apr 20
Atlanta

Free and fun for the entire family, don’t miss the 8th Annual Art on the Chattahoochee Market. Enjoy arts and crafts, food vendors, Live Entertainment, kid activities, chalk art contest, and an easter egg hunt! This event takes place at: Jones Bridge Park 4901 E Jones Bridge Rd Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Lemonade Days

Lemonade Days

Apr 24 – Apr 28
Brook Run Park

Welcome to the 20th annual Lemonade Days festival hosted by Dunwoody Preservation Trust (DPT)! Lemonade Days is the largest annual fundraising event for DPT – all proceeds are used within the community for historic preservation and education. Featuring more than 30 full-scale carnival rides (wristbands for unlimited rides are available), more than 20 fabulous food … Continued

Atlanta Improv Festival

Atlanta Improv Festival

Apr 25 – Apr 27
Village Theatre

The Village Theatre is playing host to the Atlanta Improv Festival that brings Atlanta improvisers together, celebrating the growth of improv in our fine city. The Atlanta Improv Festival also opens its doors to performers from all over the country, making it a weekend full of laughing and learning from each other. View full schedule

Wesleyan

Wesleyan Artist Market

Apr 25 – Apr 27
Atlanta

2019 will mark the 21st year of The Wesleyan Artist Market. Each year, the Artist Market hosts approximately 100 talented artists from across the region. The show is held at Wesleyan School, located in Peachtree Corners, just south of The Forum on Peachtree Parkway/141. This event is open to the public and admission and parking … Continued

inman park

Inman Park Festival & Tour of Homes

Apr 26 – Apr 28
Inman Park

The Inman Park Festival is a spring festival that has been called Atlanta’s most spirited and eclectic festival. Inman Park, one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods, will come to life during the festival as guests enjoy a street parade, an artists’ market, a tour of homes, activities for children and live music. The festival features events … Continued

Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day Celebration

Apr 27
Blue Heron Nature Preserve

Celebrate Mama Earth at the Blue Heron Nature Preserve at the Earth Day Celebration. There are FREE, family-friendly, and fun activities. Enjoy any of the following events: Spring native plant sale with Beech Hollow Farms Exhale Yoga with Ronald Dill Art of Nature opening, tour, and artist talk Blueway Trail tours Native Plant Walk with … Continued

Garden Faire

Garden Faire At Bulloch Hall

Apr 27
Bulloch Hall

There’s something for everybody at Garden Faire, Bulloch Hall’s biggest fundraiser of the year! Proceeds will benefit local North Fulton Master Gardener demonstration gardens. Pass-A-Long Plants – Master Gardeners love to share their plants. They’ll have a huge selection for your garden, including perennials, herbs, natives, and more. Shopping – Purchase unique gifts, birdhouses, tools, … Continued

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Barn Yard Palooza

Apr 27
Atlanta

Enjoy fun on the farm with and a baby animal experience, great photo ops on tractors, bunny rabbit and \ baby chicks, cuddly piglets and more at the Barn Yard Palooza! This event takes place at: The Rock Ranch 5020 Barnesville Hwy The Rock, GA 30285

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Festival On Ponce

Apr 6 – Oct 13
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 12
Olmsted Linear Park

The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr. along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art.” In addition to the … Continued

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