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

indie film

Indie Film Night

Mar 13 – Apr 3
  Next time: 7:30pm on Apr 3
Strand Theatre, The

Indie Film Night at Marietta’s Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre is like a bite-sized film festival every month, serving up an eclectic selection of both short and feature-length independent films from around the country and the world. Once a month from January through August, The Strand becomes host to some of the most exciting … Continued

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Writers’ Festival

Apr 4 – Apr 5
  Next time: 4:00pm on Apr 4
Agnes Scott College, Dalton Gallery

Building on a long tradition of inviting distinguished writers to campus to read their works, teach, and talk with students, the Writers’ Festival began in the spring of 1972 with May Sarton as the headliner. A statewide writing contest for colleges and universities in poetry and fiction was the centerpiece of the event: the finalists’ … Continued

atlanta film

Atlanta Film Festival

Apr 4 – Apr 14
  Next time: 7:00pm on Apr 4
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
  Next time: 10:00am on Apr 5
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
  Next time: 10:00am on 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
  Next time: 10:00am on Apr 6
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

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Festival On Ponce

Apr 6 – Oct 13
  Next time: 10:00am on Apr 6
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

Slingin

Slingin’ Wings Festival

Apr 6
  Next time: 12:00pm on 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

Atlanta Streets

Atlanta Streets Alive: Central

Apr 7
  Next time: 1:00pm on 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
  Next time: 8:30am on 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

big shanty

Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival

Apr 13 – Apr 14
  Next time: 10:00am on Apr 13
Atlanta, Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Kennesaw’s annual Superior Plumbing Big Shanty Festival is one of the community’s largest and most popular events, as well as one of KBA’s primary sources for giving back to Kennesaw’s schools and non-profit organizations. Each year, over 70,000 attendees attend this festival and enjoy a variety of food, live entertainment, and local vendors. This year, … Continued

Atlanta Grilled

Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival

Apr 13
  Next time: 11:00am on 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

Garden Faire

Garden Faire At Bulloch Hall

Apr 27
  Next time: 9:00am on 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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