Macon Cherry Blossom Festival

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

Due to cancellations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, please verify events before you go.

Antique and Artisan Festival in Braselton Park

300 vendors display their handcrafted and repurposed home décor, jewelry, soaps, artwork, pottery and more. Aug. 26-28.

Cobb County International Festival at Jim R. Miller Park

Celebrate the different cultures within the community with food and fun from around the world. Aug. 27.

Summer Shade Festival at Grant Park

The festival includes live music, an artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, activities, food trucks and more. Aug. 27-28.

Festival Peachtree Latino at Piedmont Park

This multicultural event features hundreds of exhibitors, family activities, arts and crafts, international foods and music. Aug. 28.

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. 2-5.

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. 3-5.

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival in Buckhead

This outdoor festival features 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworks and more, with artist demonstrations and live music. Sept. 17-18.

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Beyond Atlanta

Georgia Mountain Fair at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Festival featuring a carnival, arts and crafts exhibits, demonstrations, live music and more. Aug. 19-27.

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. 25-28.

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. 2-4.

Past events:

Georgia Pinners Conference at Cobb Galleria Centre

Experience more than 200 businesses and 100 interactive classes taught by experts in DIY, home décor, food, fashion, beauty and more. March 11-12.

Purim Parade & Festival at Beth Jacob Atlanta

Enjoy food, get your face painted, ride amusement rides, play in the sensory-friendly room, and more. March 13.

Frühlingsfest at Avondale Estates

This family-friendly festival features local artists, authentic German drinks and cuisine and live music. March 19.

Tulip Festival at Yule Forest

Celebrate the first day of spring with a u-pick tulip field, farm animals, an artist market, food trucks and tons of family-friendly activities. March 19-20.

Atlanta Science Festival in Atlanta

Celebrate all things science with this hybrid festival. Through March 26.

Wing & Rock Fest at Etowah River Park

Taste delicious chicken wings from more than 20 restaurants and food trucks, and listen to rock music. March 26-27.

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival at Georgia International Horse Park

Shop arts and crafts vendors, taste food from multiple food courts, enjoy cultural performances, listen to live music, and play in the children’s area. March 26-27.

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival at Blackburn Park

Enjoy two days of music, shop more than 100 local and regional artists’ works, play in the Kidz Zone, see classic cars, and more. March 26-27.

International Cherry Blossom Festival at Macon

Experience the beauty of Macon’s cherry blossoms while listening to live music, enjoy free donuts, taste ice cream, ride midway amusement rides, and more. Through March 27.

Acworth Art Fest at Downtown Acworth

This two-day festival features tons of art, and you can shop the virtual festival a week before the live event. April 2-3.

Festival on Ponce at Olmsted Linear Park

Enjoy more than 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverages. April 2-3.

Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park

Stop by the Artist Market, see live performances, play in the Kids Village, try your hand at painting with the Sip & Paint experience, and more. April 8-10.

Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival at Downtown Kennesaw

This festival features more than 200 arts and crafts booths, food booths, entertainment stages and kid’s activities. April 9-10.

The Atlanta Fair at Old Turner Field

Kick off spring with classic carnival games, mouth-watering fair food, thrill rides and more. Through April 10.

Food-O-Rama at Grant Park

This delicious food restaurants features more than 50 food trucks and restaurants. April 16.

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Arts Festival at Sandy Springs

This two-day festival includes a children’s play area, local musicians, interactive art stations and arts and crafts vendors. April 16-17.

Lemonade Days Festival at Brook Run Park

Amuse your family with carnival rides, food and beverage vendors, the popular Dunwoody Idol contest and stage performances. April 20-24.

Alive in Roswell at Historic Roswell Town Square

This family-friendly festival is held every third Thursday from April to October. April 21.

Inman Park Festival at Inman Park

Enjoy a historic home and park tour, music, kids’ activities, a street parade, an artists’ market and more. April 22-24.

Spring Jonquil Festival at Downtown Smyrna

The beautiful Village Green is transformed with arts and crafts booths, food booths, entertainment and children’s activities. April 23-24.

Taste of Marietta at Historic Marietta Square

This food festival showcases Cobb County restaurants and caterers, along with musical entertainment, fun and games in the Kid’s Alley and a food judging competition. April 24.

Wesleyan Artist Market at Wesleyan School

Shop fine art, jewelry and fine wares show from about 80 professional artists from across the region. April 29-30.

May-Retta Daze at Marietta Square

Enjoy delicious festival food, a kid’s zone, live music and arts and crafts. April 30-May 1.

Duluth Spring Arts Festival at Duluth

This festival features approximately 86 painters, photographers, sculptors, glass artists and more. April 30-May 1.

Strawberry Festival at Mitcham Farm

Pick strawberries, enjoy live music, ride helicopters, see farm animals, play in the kid’s area, and more. April 30-May 1.

Illumine at Oakland Cemetery

See dozens of artistic displays throughout the cemetery including lanterns, light boxes, illuminated headstones and botanicals, along with learning more about the cemetery, live music, cocktails and a pop-up shop. Through May 1.

Georgia State Fair at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, fair rides, live music and more. Through May 1. 

Georgia Strawberry Festival in Reynolds

Visit the strawberry patch, see antique tractors, watch a parade and a pet parade, listen to music, enjoy kid’s activities, and more. April 23.

Georgia Tiny House Festival in Macon

Explore tiny houses and the tiny house movement. April 30-May 1.

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival at Logan Farm Park

Enjoy a concert under the stars and some of the best BBQ around. May 6-7.

Decatur Arts Festival in Decatur

Celebrate art and culture with an ArtWalk, music, an artist’s market, comedy shows, dance performances and more. May 6-8.

Taste of East Cobb at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

Enjoy live music, local restaurant tastings and a huge Kids’ Zone. May 7.

Cotton Pickin’ Fair in Gay

Shop arts, crafts and antiques, and enjoy face painting, rock wall climbing, bungee jumping and more. May 7-8.

Cherokee County Indian Festival and Mother’s Day Pow-Wow at Boling Park

Shop Native American artisans and crafters, watch traditional dances, play on the bungee jump, ride ponies, and see a horseback battle reenactment. May 7-8.

Dunwoody Art Festival at Dunwoody Village Parkway

Shop many different artists’ works, or visit the online marketplace. May 7-8.

Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival at Roswell City Hall

Shop the works of painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. May 7-8.

Sweet Auburn Springfest at Historic Sweet Auburn District

Enjoy tons of different musical performances, and drop by the kid’s area. May 7-8.

Taste of Alpharetta at Downtown Alpharetta

Celebrate the vibrant food community of Alpharetta with dining events, cooking demos, culinary collaborations and tasting tents. May 12.

Marietta Greek Festival at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

Purchase tons of Greek food, watch live entertainment, listen to music from The George Karras Band, and more. May 13-15.

Bringing The Sea To The Springs Seafood Festival at Thurman Springs Park

This seafood festival will feature delicious food, artisans, crafts and live performances. May 13-15.

Kirkwood Spring Fling at Bessie Branham Park

Enjoy a 5K run, tour of homes, artist market, live music, food and more. May 14.

Chastain Park Arts Festival at Chastain Park

Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, gourmet food trucks and acoustic musicians. May 14-15.

Super Spring Saturdays at Washington Farms

Enjoy tons of farm fun, including a cow train, zip lines, the petting zoo, paintball and more. May 28.

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest at Wills Park

Shop artisans, vendors and exhibitors. May 28-29.

Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park

This three-day festival showcases many of the best performers and jazz acts in the country. May 28-30.

Georgia Renaissance Festival at Fairburn

Enjoy Renaissance-themed entertainment with jousting, an artisan marketplace, delicious food, jugglers, jesters and more. Through May 30.

Lavender Festival at Barrington Hall

This arts and crafts show focuses on history based on Barrington Hall’s historic lavender queen, along with food trucks, entertainment, music and kids’ activities. June 4.

Flying Colors Butterfly Festival at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Celebrate butterflies with the migration game, education, food and entertainment. June 4-5.

Rhododendron Festival at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

See beautiful native flowers, and enjoy crafters, live music, food, drinks, a plant sale and more. Through May 22.

Honeybee Festival in LaFayette

This annual event celebrates honeybees and their conservation with live music, vendors and food. Visit the Kids Zone, sample BBQ, and see an array of antique tractors at the Cruise-In. June 4.

Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Blairsville

Celebrate all things Scottish with bagpipes, dancers, athletic competitions, sheep herding and birds of prey. Activities just for kids include a bouncy castle, mini golf, train rides, face painting and more. June 11-12.

Virginia-Highland Summerfest in Virginia-Highland

Celebrate summer with live music, art, food, a 5K run, games and more at this neighborhood festival. June 11.

Family Food Fest at Georgia Freight Depot

This Father’s Day celebration includes food tastings, competitions and cooking demonstrations. June 19.

Spring in Austell at Lousie Suggs Memorial Park

Celebrate the end of spring and the start of summer with food vendors, bouncy houses, giant board games, corn hole, arts and crafts, axe throwing and more. June 25.

Peachtree Corners Festival at Peachtree Corners Town Green

Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, a car show, delicious food, face painting and more. July 1-3.

Film Festival Family Day at Emory University

Enjoy storytelling, a media career fair, puppets, film showcases and more to learn more about the entertainment industry. July 23.

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 23.

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival at Piedmont Park

Enjoy tons of ice cream and family fun at this food festival. July 23.

Honey Bee Day at Pine Mountain Gold Museum

Enjoy a day of honey tasting, meet-and-greet with the bees, demonstrations, homemade honey ice cream, train rides, gold and gemstone panning and more. June 18.

Watermelon Days in Cordele

The “Watermelon Capital of the World” celebrates its heritage with six days of fun, with a parade, food trucks, vendors, competitions and plenty of family-friendly fun. June 20-25.

Sunflower Festival at Copper Creek Farm

Take a stroll through the sunflower field and enjoy farm fun, including a splash pad, zipline, hayride, gem mining, pig races and pony rides. Through July 23.

BeREGGAE Music & Arts Festival at Piedmont Park

Celebrate the Afro Caribbean and the African diaspora with artists, musicians, DJs, food, vendors and more. Aug. 12-14.

The International Night Market at East Roswell Park

This celebration includes live performances, food and retail vendors representing communities from around the world. Aug. 13.

A Taste of Nigeria Festival at Atlantic Station

Experience Nigerian culture, food, music, dance and fashion with this festival featuring a fashion show, market and more. Aug. 13.

Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival at Adams Park

This festival features music, good eats, interactive fun for kids, cold beer for adults and a fireworks finale. Aug. 19-20.

Piedmont Park Arts Festival at Piedmont Park

Artist demonstrations, live music, a kids’ play area, festival foods and more. Aug. 20-21.

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