Festivals

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

Caffeine and Octane

Jan 7 – Dec 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

Alive in Roswell

Apr 19 – Oct 18
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

Glover Park Concert Series

Glover Park Concert Series

Apr 27 – Sep 28
Glover Park

The Marietta community will again be “dancing in the street” during the Glover Park Concert Series. The series features local and national acts on the last Friday of the month with a special Saturday show by the Symphony on the Square on. The concerts are free but if you are looking for a “front-row seat,” … Continued

Woofstock

May 5 – Sep 30
Various locations

Woofstock is one of the largest pet adoption events in the southeast (with over 2,500 people) and it features a variety of activities for the whole family (including all family pets) to enjoy! The entertainment includes: live music, dog contests, a kid’s area including inflatables, pet adoptions, pet vendors, arts and crafts, delicious food trucks … Continued

Flashback Festival

Kiss 104 Flashback Festival 2018

May 12 – Aug 11
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, Lakewood Amphitheatre

This year Flashback Festival is bigger than ever before, with three concerts starting in May! Join thousands of KISS 104.1 listeners as they celebrate Atlanta’s biggest R&B festival starring legendary artists from back in the day. Schedule Saturday, 5/12: Atlantic Starr SOS Band Angela Winbush Saturday, 6/9: Freddie Jackson Midnight Star Lakeside Saturday,7/11: Joe Stephanie … Continued

Sundays on the River

May 13 – Sep 9
Chattahoochee Nature Center

What better way to wrap-up the weekend than an evening under the stars listening to live music with friends. Live music fills the stage the second Sunday from May through September. Whether it’s a girl’s night, date night, or a you night, nature provides the perfect backdrop for the evening. Doors open at 6 p.m., … Continued

Sunset Sips

Jun 14 – Sep 27
Chattahoochee Nature Center

Sunset Sips is a laid back, family friendly event and our grounds are open for you to explore. Grab a friend and head over for live local music, cash bar, and feel free to bring a picnic dinner! The program continues the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., June through … Continued

Jazz Matters

Jazz Matters

Jun 15 – Sep 21
Wren’s Nest, The

On every 3rd Friday this summer, join the Wren’s Nest in Atlanta’s Historic West End for Jazz Matters, a cultural roots of jazz experience. This jazz concert series features different styles of jazz and genres influenced by it, such as Afro-Cuban and Latin, big band, blues, contemporary, traditional, smooth, R&B, soul and more! Schedule: 6/15 … Continued

Fantastic Fourth Celebration

Jul 1 – Jul 7
Stone Mountain Park

Experience the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, featuring new music, animation, water effects, an immersive laser canopy, and a fleet of robotic drones synced with music in front of the 825-foot mountain face. Special patriotic fireworks finale will immediately follow the Lasershow, which begins at 9:30 p.m., all seven nights of the celebration!

Duluth Celebrates America

Jul 3
Atlanta

Celebrate Independence Day on July 3rd with a fabulous firework display, rockin’ bands and activities for all to enjoy. Enjoy food trucks, children’s activities, giveaways and more on Duluth Town Green. This event takes place at: Duluth Town Green 3167 Main St. Duluth, GA 30096

Sparkle In The Park

Jul 4
Atlanta

Join the City of Lilburn as they celebrate July 4th with Sparkle in the Park! This annual event in Lilburn City Park will include a variety of food, children’s activities, and of course, fireworks! The fireworks show is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. This event takes place at: City Park 76 Main St. … Continued

16th Annual Star Spangled Fourth

Jul 4
Atlanta

Grab your red, white and blue and get ready to “Ooh!” and “Aah!” this Fourth of July with Mall of Georgia’s “16th Annual Star Spangled Fourth” event! The mall’s Independence Day event is offering a full day of fun activities for the entire family including children’s rides and inflatables, live music, food and beverage concessions … Continued

Red White & Brew

Jul 4
Georgia Aquarium

Celebrate Independence Day at Georgia Aquarium on Wednesday, July 4 with unlimited beer and cider samples, classic BBQ dinner, live music, and over 500 aquatic species! Red, White and Brew will be held in the magnificent Oceans Ballroom with views of the beluga whales, manta rays and whale sharks. Ages 21 and over only.

Marietta Fourth in the Park

Jul 4
Marietta Square

Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s independence on with the City of Marietta. Start the day with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square, followed by free live concerts, museum tours, an arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and the City of Marietta fireworks … Continued

Atlanta Shortsfest

Jul 6 – Jul 7
Synchronicity Theatre

Atlanta Shortsfest showcases a diverse mix of short films by ultra-talented filmmakers from across the globe. The event is part of the Atlanta Film Series, a four-month showcase of independent film hosted at the Sychronicity Theatre. The Atlanta Shortsfest showcases a variety of short films with a running time under 45 minutes.

Night Nation Run

Night Nation Run

Jul 7
Atlanta

The Night Nation Run is the World’s first Running Music Festival, an ultimate blend of a music festival and a fun run. Experience a music-filled course with live DJs, bubble zones, light shows, neon and black lights! Cross the finish line into an epic Main Stage after party featuring top deadliner DJs! To date over … Continued

Wine & Tapas Festival

Jul 21
Clarkston Community Center

Join in on July 21st for Wine and Tapas night. The event is hosted at the Clarkston Community Center and all proceeds go back to supporting the Clarkston Community Center programs. Each ticket includes a glass of wine or a beverage of your choice for you non-wine drinkers out there, unlimited tapas bar, and your … Continued

Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival

Jul 27 – Aug 25
Fox Theatre

The Fox Theatre today announces its 2018 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival schedule featuring family-friendly titles sure to entice both kids and those who are kids at heart. Friday, July 27 at 10 p.m. Night of the Living Dead Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. Saturday Morning Cartoons Thursday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m. Funny Girl … Continued

Annual Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival

Jul 27 – Jul 29
Atlanta

The Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival features a diverse range of music and movement workshops, an African inspired craft market, food vendors, Kid’s Camp and finale concert. The premiere festival in the region, The Atlanta Dance and Drum Festival features some of African dances most sought after instructors, teaching an engaging lineup of dances … Continued

The Great Southern Beer Fest RESCHEDULED

Jul 28
Atlanta

With the South truly emerging as the next craft beer frontier, the Great Southern Beer Festival combines craft beer, country rock, and Southern food with a dash of soul. The best of the best Southern breweries will be onsite pouring samples of their favorite craft brews. This event takes place at: John Howell Park 797 … Continued

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Jul 28
Piedmont Park

The Atlanta Ice Cream Festival is an afternoon of fun for the whole family. From the Ice Cream Eating Contest for both kids and adults to the Wellness Activities that include Boom Shock Fitness, Exercise Routines, Yoga and Chinese Exercises from Falun Dafa Association of Atlanta, the festival has lots of events for everyone. There … Continued

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