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Celebrate the start of spring with these festivals featuring food trucks, children’s activities, artist markets and more.

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Decatur BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Festival at Legacy Park

Enjoy classic southern BBQ, blues and bluegrass music and more. Aug. 14.

Lemonade Days at Brook Run Park

Featuring carnival rides, food, performances and the Dunwoody Idol contest. Aug. 18-22.

Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival at Adams Park

Enjoy dozens of different kinds of BBQ. Aug. 20-21.

Acworth-Cobb Dragon Boat Festival at Dallas Landing Park

See colorful 40-foot boats decorated to look like dragons competing in this high-energy race. Aug. 21.

Piedmont Park Arts Festival at Piedmont Park

Artist demonstrations, live music, a kids’ play area, festival foods and more. Aug. 21-22.

Alpharetta Art in the Park at Brooke Street Park

Shop pottery, woodwork, metal work, jewelry creations, handmade children’s clothing, photography, watercolor, oil, soaps and lotions, mosaic art and more. Aug. 28-29.

Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

Watch the nightly Balloon Glow, live music, beach activities, a car show, kids zone and more. Sept. 3-5.

Pioneer Days Festival at Sam Smith Park

This four-day festival has an arts and craft show, fireworks, a balloon bust, games and more. Sept. 3-6.

Art in the Park at Marietta Square

Display your skills with Chalk Spot, see works from 175 artists, enjoy food, and kids can make and take artwork home. Sept. 4-6.

Peachtree Corners Festival at Peachtree Corners Town Green

Watch a car show and musical performances, shop arts and crafts while kids enjoy balloons, bounce houses and more. Sept. 18-19.

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival in Buckhead

This outdoor festival features 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworks and more, with artist demonstrations and live music. Sept. 18-19.

Beyond Atlanta

Georgia Mountain Fair at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Festival featuring a carnival, arts and crafts exhibits, demonstrations, live music and more. Aug. 13-21.

Chattooga County Agricultural Fair at Chattooga County Agricultural Education Center

Enjoy magic shows, watch demonstrations, visit the petting zoo, listen to live music, ride carnival rides and more.  Aug. 26-29.

North Georgia Highlands Seafood & Wine Festival in Young Harris

Stroll through more than 50 arts and crafts exhibitors, listen to live music, enjoy delicious seafood and sweets and more. Aug. 27-29.

Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival in Braselton

300 vendors display their handcrafted and repurposed home décor, jewelry, soaps, artwork, pottery and more. Aug. 27-29.

Past Festivals:

Virtual: Dahlonega Science Festival

Participate in science activities in this themed “Science is 4 Everyone” festival. March 5-6.

Tiny House Festival at Georgia International Horse Park

Participate in workshops regarding tiny house construction, the tiny lifestyle, off-grid living and more, along with live entertainment, food and drinks. March 20-21.

Atlanta Science Festival

Celebrate all things science with this hybrid festival. Through March 27.

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival at Georgia International Horse Park

Celebrate 40 years of cherry blossoms, arts and crafts, cultural performances, live music and more. March 27-28.

Macon Cherry Blossom Festival

See spring blooms, play games, watch movies, enjoy carnival rides, listen to live music and more. March 19-28.

Acworth Art Fest in Downtown Acworth

Artists display paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and more. April 10-11.

Spring Fling: Fun at the Farm at Donaldson-Bannister Farm

Family activities will include a petting zoo, children’s crafts, a bonnet/hat contest, a self-guided lemon scavenger hunt and more. April 17.

Big Shanty Festival in Downtown Kennesaw

This large arts and crafts show has a parade, a kid’s area with inflatables and more. April 17-18.

Virtual: Wesleyan Artist Market at Wesleyan School

80 professional artists from across the region showcase fine art, jewelry, wares and more. Through April 29.

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival at Logan Farm Park

Enjoy an outdoor concert, the Lord of the Wings contest, bbq, a kids’ zone and more. May 7-8.

Sweet Auburn Springfest at Sweet Auburn Historic District

Six blocks of music, a kids’ zone, an international food court, comedy, prizes and more. May 8-9.

Dunwoody Art Festival at Dunwoody Village Parkway

Featuring an artist’s market, kids’ zone, food and live music. May 8-9.

Marietta Greek Festival at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

Taste traditional Greek foods, watch live shows, and shop the marketplace. May 14-16.

Chastain Park Arts Festival at Chastain Park

Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, food trucks and local musicians. May 15-16.

Wing and Rock Festival at Etowah River Park

Taste chicken wings, participate in a wing eating contest, listen to live music, play in the kids’ zone and more. May 15-16.

Duluth Spring Arts Festival

This outdoor festival features more than 60 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. May 22-23.

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest at Wills Park

Browse artworks and other hand-crafted products from regional and national artisans, locally produced goods from Georgia Grown members and sponsors. May 29-30.

May Fair at Buford Corn Maze

See a magic show, look at fire engines, go on a hayride, train ride or pony ride, and play farm games. Through May 31.

Flying Colors Butterfly Festival at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Celebrate butterflies with the migration game, education, food and entertainment. June 5-6.

Festival on Ponce at Olmsted Linear Park

This arts and crafts festivals has more than 125 displays, a children’s area, food and drink. June 5-6.

Food-O-Rama Festival at Piedmont Park

Sample food, craft beers and cocktails from food trucks and restaurants all over the Southeast. June 12.

Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival at Roswell City Hall

An artist’s market, artist demonstrations, live music, gourmet food trucks and performances. June 12-13.

Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn

Watch knights joust, sample foods and beverages, shop the artisan marketplace and more at this themed festival. Through June 13.

U-Pick Harvest Festival at Hardman Farm Historic Site

Harvest your own corn, enjoy music, see antique tractor displays, play old-fashioned games, pet farm animals and more. July 24.

Sunflower Festival at Copper Creek Farm

Take a stroll in the sunflower field, cool off in the splash pad, go on a hayride, enjoy ziplining, play games and more. Through July 24.

Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park

Shop the artist market, and kids can play with inflatables, arts and crafts and face painting. Aug. 6-8.

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