Home By Dark Concert series - Alpharetta, GA - May 9 to Sep 26, 2020
A concert experience like no other, Home By Dark delivers original music, storytelling, hope, and laughter. Check the complete schedule on the event’s site for more details
Dragon Con - Atlanta, GA - Sep 3 to Sep 7, 2020
The world’s largest fantasy and science fiction convention held annually over Labor Day weekend.
Jeep Fest - Jasper, GA - Sep 3 to Sep 6, 2020
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 - Sep 4 to Oct 4, 2020
Going virtual for 2020, its 15th year. Normally: 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 - Sep 5 to Sep 7, 2020
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.
Atlanta Horror Film Festival - Atlanta, GA - Sep 10 to Sep 12, 2020
They’ve screened thousands of independent horror features and shorts since 2006.
Yellow Daisy Festival - Stone Mountain, GA - Sep 10 to Sep 13, 2020
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!
Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival - Gainesville, GA - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
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 12 to Sep 12, 2020
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
Music Midtown - Atlanta, GA - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
Four stages of live music in Piedmont Park
Roswell Arts Festival - Roswell, GA - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
An art festival supporting the Roswell Recreation Association with music/dance entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks and more.
Suwanee Fest - Suwanee, GA - Sep 19 to Sep 20, 2020
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 19 to Sep 20, 2020
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.
Atlanta Greek Festival - Atlanta, GA - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
This event brings the sounds, tastes and traditions of Greece to Atlanta.
Gourdfest - Griffin, GA - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
Sweet Auburn Music Festival - Atlanta, GA - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
A music festival with R&B, hip-hop and gospel. Their slogan is: Where the Food is Good & the Music is Great””
Duluth Fall Festival - Duluth, GA - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
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 26 to Sep 27, 2020
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 26 to Sep 26, 2020
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.
Elisha Winn Fair - Dacula, GA - Oct 3 to Oct 4, 2020
The annual festival, held at the Elisha Winn House, includes crafters and food vendors, historical exhibitions and more
Georgia Marble Festival - Jasper, GA - Oct 3 to Oct 4, 2020
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 3 to Oct 3, 2020
More than 100 scarecrows will line downtown streets while residents enjoy festival food, country music and games.
Scarecrow Harvest - Alpharetta, GA - Oct 3 to Oct 3, 2020
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.
Cumming Country Fair & Festival - Cumming, GA - Oct 8 to Oct 18, 2020
The Cumming Country Fair & Festival features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, local entertainment, Native Indian and Heritage Village, and carnival eats. The Great James H. Drew Exposition midway one of the largest carnival midways in the United States, featuring games, rides, and the Georgia Mountain Lift.
Wire and Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival - Alpharetta, GA - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2020
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 10 to Oct 11, 2020
An Atlanta arts and crafts festival located in Olmsted Linear Park. 125+ displays of fine arts, crafts, folk and “outsider art.” Attendance is free.
Georgia Apple Festival - Ellijay, GA - Oct 10 to Oct 18, 2020
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 10 to Oct 18, 2020
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 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Walk the nature trail, take the kids on pony rides, go thorugh educational exhibits and more
Paulding Fine Arts Fall Fest - Dallas, GA - Oct 10 to Oct 10, 2020
Annual event with artist showcase, crafts, food trucks, children’s activities, live entertainment on two stages, and more. Free admission.
Urban Mediamakers Film Festival - Atlanta, GA - Oct 15 to Oct 18, 2020
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.
Taste of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA - Oct 16 to Oct 18, 2020
Enjoy food offerings from over 90 local restaurants, plus beer, wine and spirits including a bartender competition, plus more!
Hoschton Fall Festival - Hoschton, GA - Oct 16 to Oct 18, 2020
Stone Mountain Highland Games - Stone Mountain, GA - Oct 16 to Oct 18, 2020
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 17 to Oct 18, 2020
An outdoor festival with food, music, and crafts for the whole family.
Brookhaven Arts Festival - Atlanta, GA - Oct 17 to Oct 18, 2020
Juried arts and handcrafts show with over 10,000 visitors each year. Since 2004.
Talking Rock Heritage Days Festival - Talking Rock, GA - Oct 17 to Oct 18, 2020
The third smallest town in Georgia puts on their 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.
Bremen Towne Festival - Bremen, GA - Oct 17 to Oct 17, 2020
Arts and crafts, kids activities, train rides, live entertainment, parade and more.
Chili Cook-Off & Fall Festival - Madison, GA - Oct 24 to Oct 24, 2020
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
Chiaha Harvest Fair - Rome, GA - Oct 24 to Oct 25, 2020
A toe tapping, cider sipping, fun-for-everyone arts festival.
Wings Over North Georgia Air Show - Rome, GA - Oct 24 to Oct 25, 2020
The US Air Force Thunderbirds star at this air show with BBQ Classic competition, kids zone and more.
Snellville Fall Festival - Snellville, GA - Oct 24 to Oct 24, 2020
Craft vendors, festival foods, live entertainment, costume contests, and activities like rock wall and inflatables
Rome International Film Festival - Rome, GA - Nov 12 to Nov 15, 2020
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 - Duluth, GA - Nov 14 to Nov 14, 2020
Learn more about being vegan and a plant-based lifestyle while enjoying delicious food, speakers, marketplace, and more!
One Musicfest - Atlanta, GA - Jan 1 to Sep 8, 2019
Virtual for 2020, with weekly and monthly events. Look for a return to their normal in person events in 2021. Normally: The 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!
Good Hope Poppy Festival - Good Hope, GA - Jan 1 to Oct 26, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: 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.
Decatur Craft Beer Festival - Decatur, GA - Jan 1 to Oct 19, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: An afternoon of beer tasting and music on the square in downtown Decatur, with unlimited sips from over 80 breweries.