Atlanta Fall Festivals – Sept & Oct 2019 GA Events

Home By Dark Concert series - Alpharetta, GA - Jul 5 to Sep 4, 2019
A concert experience like no other, Home By Dark delivers original music, storytelling, hope, laughter, and evidence that A Song Can Change Your Life.”” Check the complete schedule on the event’s site for more details

German Bierfest Atlanta - Atlanta, GA - Aug 24 to Aug 24, 2019
The craziest authentic German party in Atlanta is back for another year! Come sample more than 40 authentic German beers, as well as authentic German cuisine like bratwurst, pretzels, and schnitzel from German restaurants and food vendors from all around the city. There is also a tug of war competition and VIP tents available.

Dragon Con - Atlanta, GA - Aug 29 to Sep 2, 2019
The world’s largest fantasy and science fiction convention held annually over Labor Day weekend.

Jeep Fest - Jasper, GA - Aug 29 to Sep 1, 2019
Come enjoy three days of family friendly fun: jeep trails and obstacles, live music and bonfire, helicopter rides, show and shine, and much more! The JeepFest is an annual event that is sponsored and operated by the Pickens Sheriff’s Office.

Decatur Book Festival - Decatur, GA - Aug 30 to Sep 1, 2019
Enjoy one of the largest independent book festivals in the US and stop by the historic Decatur Square to meet other book lovers and share your favorite authors, illustrators, editors etc. Music and food round out this fun weekend

Art in the Park - Marietta, GA - Aug 31 to Sep 2, 2019
One of Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 events. Art displays, artist market, the famous painted pots, historic walking tour and more. It has taken place on Labor Day weekend at Historic Marietta Square and Glover Park since 1986. Free admission with plenty of free parking.

Yellow Daisy Festival - Stone Mountain, GA - Sep 5 to Sep 8, 2019
50th Annual! Voted one of the top three arts & crafts shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine. More than 400 artists and crafters display their work, plus live entertainment, children’s activities, food, and crafter demonstrations!

One Musicfest - Atlanta, GA - Sep 7 to Sep 8, 2019
The 10th annual One MusicFest is at Centennial Olympic Park. The largest urban progressive music festival in the Southeast features classic, next-generation Hip Hop, soulful R&B, Alternative, and Rock music throughout the event. This event sells out every year, so make sure to reserve your ticket!

Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival - Gainesville, GA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
Georgia’s biggest Hong Kong cultural event of the year. Enjoy a fun, family day of watching the dragon boats sail through the waters of Lake Lanier. Indulge in cuisine from around the world.

Gold Rush Festival & Parade - Villa Rica, GA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
Villa Rica, home to Georgia’s first gold rush, now celebrates with an annual festival at the MILL amphitheater. Attendees will enjoy a parade with a float contest, craft and food vendors, carnival and games, and live entertainment! It’s fun for the whole family

Atlanta Horror Film Festival - Atlanta, GA - Sep 12 to Sep 15, 2019
They’ve screened thousands of independent horror features and shorts since 2006.

Atlanta Greek Festival - Atlanta, GA - Sep 13 to Sep 15, 2019
This event brings the sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece to Atlanta.

Music Midtown - Atlanta, GA - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
Four stages of live music in Piedmont Park

Roswell Arts Festival - Roswell, GA - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019
An art festival supporting the Roswell Recreation Association with music/dance entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks and more.

Suwanee Fest - Suwanee, GA - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019
55,000 attend Town Center Park for this event. Arts & crafts, food, live music, children’s rides and more.

European Market on Milton Avenue - Alpharetta, GA - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019
European Market on Milton Ave. returns to Historic downtown Alpharetta. For 2 days only, all under a large tent the length of Milton Ave, you will find some of the best local artisans and gatherers in the area, showcasing an eclectic ensemble of vintage style home decor & furniture, beautiful works of art, handcrafted jewelry, one of a kind finds, fashion (both adult & children’s) clothing & accessories, gifts & unique treasures. The large tent sets this market apart from other such festivals in the metro area. The excitement, buzz and visual impact under the tent makes one feel like they have entered a market in a foreign land. Sure to provide discerning shoppers with a touch of Europe in this intimate and boutique market setting, you no longer have to cross an ocean to take advantage of such a distinctive and vibrant atmosphere. This is a rain or shine event. Saturday hours are 10 AM to 6 PM. Sunday hours are 11 AM to 5 PM.

Sweet Auburn Music Festival - Atlanta, GA - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2019
A music festival with R&B, hip-hop and gospel. Their slogan is: Where the Food is Good & the Music is Great””

Gourdfest - Griffin, GA - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019

Sandy Springs Festival - Sandy Springs, GA - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
A tradition since 1984. Artists Market, 5K/10K, live musical entertainment, food, pet parade and children’s park (petting zoo, inflatables, face painting and more).

Duluth Fall Festival - Duluth, GA - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
Consistently attended by 100,000+. Carnival, parade, 5K road race, arts and crafts, food, Man’s Corner and Kids’ Korner.

Riverfest Arts and Crafts Festival - Canton, GA - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
35th annual event. Over 200 arts & crafts vendors, concession stands and entertainers. Children’s area with rides and activities. Free parking and shuttle services. Presented by the Service League with proceeds serving needy children.

Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest - Alpharetta, GA - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Celebrate fall with beer, wine and food from some of Alpharetta’s best restaurants. Live music from great bands. This event is rain or shine and 21+

Autumn Leaf Festival - Maysville, GA - Oct 4 to Oct 6, 2019
The Autumn Leaf Festival is held annually on the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October. The festival opens up at 12:00 noon on Friday and goes through Sunday. Parade is on Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Food vendors, arts and crafts, a street dance, cake walks, beauty contest, games and rides for the kids. Everyone is encouraged to bring their lounge chairs and enjoy the festivities.

Candler Park Fall Fest - Atlanta, GA - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
A free community festival at Candler Park, with vendors, artist market, music, food and more

Elisha Winn Fair - Dacula, GA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
The annual festival, held at the Elisha Winn House, includes crafters and food vendors, historical exhibitions and more

Georgia Marble Festival - Jasper, GA - Oct 5 to Oct 6, 2019
Annual event. Parade, road race, marble quarry tours, arts & crafts, retail and food vendors, children’s area, live music and entertainment.

Alpharetta Scarecrow Harvest - Alpharetta, GA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
More than 100 scarecrows will line downtown streets while residents enjoy festival food, country music and games. Free family entertainment includes country music, cornhole, hay rides, face painting, historical demonstrations, activities, story-telling, and more!

Scarecrow Harvest - Alpharetta, GA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
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. This event is rain or shine. Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Strut Your Mutt Atlanta - Atlanta, GA - Oct 5 to Oct 5, 2019
Strut Your Mutt is a fun dog walk and fundraising event that raises money to help save the lives of homeless pets, supporting your choice of one of hundreds of participating shelters, rescue groups, and other animal welfare groups. There are Strut your Mutt events across the country.

A3C Festival & Conference - Atlanta, GA - Oct 8 to Oct 13, 2019
15th annual

Urban Mediamakers Film Festival - Atlanta, GA - Oct 10 to Oct 16, 2019
The annual event takes place at various locations in metro-Atlanta and Lawrenceville. There are also guest speakers and workshops, as well as a competition for middle and high schoolers.

Wire and Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival - Alpharetta, GA - Oct 11 to Oct 12, 2019
Music will flow through the streets as talented artists perform original songs with soulful melodies, magnificent vocals and expressive lyrics while interacting with the audience. Listeners will learn the stories behind each song and may recognize some of the tunes that are played by their favorite musicians.

Festival on Ponce - Atlanta, GA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
An Atlanta arts and crafts festival located in Olmsted Linear Park. 125+ displays of fine arts, crafts, fold and “outsider art”. Attendance is free.

Georgia Apple Festival - Ellijay, GA - Oct 12 to Oct 20, 2019
Two weekends of fun held at the Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds with antique car show, vendors, food, parade, arts & crafts, on site demonstrations and more.

Blairsville Sorghum Festival - Blairsville, GA - Oct 12 to Oct 20, 2019
This is a juried mountain arts & crafts show tucked away in the North Georgia Mountains @ beautiful Meeks Park in Blairsville Georgia. They have approximately 14,000 visitors attending the fall festival each year & the numbers keep growing.

Prater’s Mill Country Fair - Dalton, GA - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
Walk the nature trail, take the kids on pony rides, go thorugh educational exhibits and more

Paulding Fine Arts Fall Fest - Dallas, GA - Oct 12 to Oct 12, 2019
Annual event with artist showcase, crafts, food trucks, children’s activities, live entertainment on two stages, and more. Free admission.

Taste of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA - Oct 18 to Oct 20, 2019

Stone Mountain Highland Games - Stone Mountain, GA - Oct 18 to Oct 20, 2019
Annual event at Stone Mountain Park featuring whisky tasting, professional piping competition, celtic music recital, Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Gala, sheepdog presentation and more.

Hummingbird Festival - Hogansville, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
An outdoor festival with food, music, and crafts for the whole family.

Decatur Beer Fest - Decatur, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2019

Brookhaven Arts Festival - Atlanta, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
Juried arts and handcrafts show with over 10,000 visitors each year. Since 2004.

Hoschton Fall Festival - Hoschton, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019

Talking Rock Heritage Days Festival - Talking Rock, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
The third smallest town in Georgia puts on their 24th annual festival full of great food, antique vendors, and crafts.  Enjoy some wonderful blue grass and gospel music during this two day event with free admission and free parking.

Snellville Fall Festival - Snellville, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2019
Craft vendors, festival foods, live entertainment, costume contests, and activities like rock wall and inflatables

Decatur Craft Beer Festival - Decatur, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2019
An afternoon of beer tasting and music on the square in downtown Decatur, with unlimited sips from over 80 breweries.

Bremen Towne Festival - Bremen, GA - Oct 19 to Oct 19, 2019
25th annual. Arts and crafts, kids activities, train rides, live entertainment, parade and more.

Chili Cook-Off & Fall Festival - Madison, GA - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
Annual event in Town Park. Chili teams compete in two categories, with public chili sampling beginning at 12:30 sharp. Sample, then vote for your favorite! Also, shop in the handmade/homegrown market, head to the music tent, and more

Good Hope Poppy Festival - Good Hope, GA - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
The festival honors Moina Belle Michael, known as the Poppy Lady. She was born in Good Hope and used the red corn poppy as a symbol to honor fallen troops in World War I – it is now a tradition used to honor servicemen worldwide. Festival runs from 9 AM – 5 PM. Includes bike ride, more than 50 vendors, food from local cooks, old-fashioned hayride and more.

Chiaha Harvest Fair - Rome, GA - Oct 26 to Oct 27, 2019
A toe tapping, cider sipping, fun-for-everyone arts festival.

LibertyFest - Hampton, GA - Oct 26 to Oct 26, 2019
LibertyFest will be held Sat, Oct 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Liberty Hill Baptist Church located at 2957 Mt. Carmel Road in Hampton, GA. A FREE family-fun filled event with rides, food, candy, music, trunk-or-treat, McGruff the Crime Dog, the Henry County Fire Truck from the Mt Carmel Station #15, and fellowship. Please bring your family and let’s celebrate fall.

Rome Beer Fest - Rome, GA - Nov 2 to Nov 2, 2019
An annual beer festival that raises funds for the Rome Area Council for the Arts. 21+ event, held rain or shine.

Rome International Film Festival - Rome, GA - Nov 6 to Nov 10, 2019
15th annual. This event is known for its screenings of independent films. MovieMaker called it one of the outstanding film festivals of the Southeast.

Atlanta Veg Fest - Marietta, GA - Nov 9 to Nov 9, 2019
Learn more about being vegan and a plant-based lifestyle while enjoying delicious food, speakers, marketplace, and more!

Decatur Wine Festival - Decatur, GA - Nov 9 to Nov 9, 2019
Head to downtown Decatur for an afternoon of wine (over 500 different kinds!), food, and art

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show - Rome, GA - Oct 24 to Oct 25, 2020
Canceled for 2019, but in 2020: The US Air Force Thunderbirds star at this air show with BBQ Classic competition, kids zone and more.