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 all events before you go.

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American Craft Show Atlanta at Cobb Galleria Centre

This event has been canceled.

Spring Arts Festival at Mable House Complex

This event has been canceled.

Atlanta Science Festival

This event has been canceled.

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival at Georgia International Horse Park

This event has been canceled.

Indie Green Festival

Learn about eco-friendly lifestyles, discover vegan and plant-based cuisine, shop vegan fashion and more. April 4-5. March 21 event has been postponed.

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival at Blackburn Park

This event has been canceled.

Spring Fling & Sports Showcase at Franklin Gateway Sports Complex

This event has been canceled.

Food-O-Rama Food Truck Festival at Grant Park

Sample food, craft beers and cocktails from food trucks and restaurants all over the Southeast. April 4.

Urban Forest Festival at Outdoor Activity Center

Celebrate southwest Atlanta’s urban forests and wildlife inhabitants with educational and entertaining exhibits, guided hikes, hands-on activities and more. April 4.

Festival under the Magnolias at Stone Mountain Park

This festival features art, food trucks, yard games and more. April 4-5.

Acworth Art Fest in Downtown Acworth

Artists display paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and more. April 4-5.

Festival on Ponce at Olmsted Linear Park

This arts and crafts festivals has more than 125 displays, a children’s area, food and drink. April 4-5.

Duluth Rotary Car Show

See exotic cars, antique classics, foreign sports, hot rods and more, along with music, a raffle and food. April 11.

Taste of Newnan in Downtown Newnan

Samples from local restaurants plus live entertainment, games, carnival rides and more. April 16.

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park

See the blooming dogwoods, shop the artist market, and kids can play with inflatables, arts and crafts and face painting. April 17-19.

Cars and ‘Q for the Cause at Choate Construction

Enjoy bbq and drinks, a performance, a silent auction and cars. April 18.

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Arts Festival

Features include a children’s play area, local musicians, art stations and arts and crafts booths. April 18-19.

Big Shanty Festival in Downtown Kennesaw

This large arts and crafts show has a parade, a kid’s area with inflatables and more. April 18-19.

Lemonade Days at Brook Run Park

Featuring carnival rides, food, performances and the Dunwoody Idol contest. April 22-26.

Wesleyan Artist Market at Wesleyan School

75 professional artists from across the region showcase fine art, jewelry, wares and more. April 23-25.

Roswell Azalea Festival

Celebrate spring with a garden faire, open street festival, bike ride, food and drink, music, art and more at locations around Roswell. April 23-26.

Taste of Henry in Heritage Park

Dine with friends, family and neighbors to benefit A Friend’s House with face painting, balloons and inflatables for kids. April 24.

Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival

300 vendors display their handcrafted and repurposed home décor, jewelry, soaps, artwork, pottery and more. April 24-26.

Spring Chicken Festival at Lake Lanier Olympic Park

Enjoy the Official Chicken Cook-Off, live music, entertainment and art market. April 25.

Ride Away Music Fest at Suwanee Town Center Park

Celebrate music at this festival which supports providing scholarships and life-changing opportunities to young people. April 25.

Inman Park Festival

This event has been canceled.

Spring Jonquil Festival

Smyrna Spring Jonquil Festival at Village Green

Shop 150 arts and crafts booths and food vendors, play in the kids’ area and listen to live music. April 25-26.

Taste of Marietta in Historic Marietta Square

Food festival with more than 70 restaurants, caterers and food trucks, games, music a kids area and more. April 26.

Fairy House Festival at Chimney Park

This event has been postponed.

Canton Festival of the Arts at Brown Park

Create live chalk art, shop the artist’s and maker’s markets, enjoy local food, listen to live entertainment and more. May 2-3.

May-retta Daze at Marietta Square

Shop handmade goods, including painting, pottery, woodwork, candles and more, and enjoy festival food, a kids’ area and live music. May 2-3.

Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival at Roswell City Hall

An artist’s market, artist demonstrations, live music, gourmet food trucks and dance performances. May 2-3.

Snellville Days Festival at T.W. Briscoe Park

More than 200 craft, food and civic vendors, a kid’s field, live entertainment, a farmer’s market and more. May 2-3.

WoofStock in Suwanee Town Center Park

This pet party will feature tons of pets, live music, arts and crafts, food trucks and non-profit and rescue groups. May 2-3.

Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn

Watch knights joust, sample foods and beverages, shop the artisan marketplace and more at this themed festival. May 2-June 7.

May Day Festival/J. Ashley Photography

May Day Festival at Serenbe

This event has been canceled.

Taste of Alpharetta in Historic Downtown Alpharetta

Enjoy food, culinary demonstrations, activities and entertainment. May 7.

Atlanta Caribbean Children’s Carnival at Historic Fourth Ward Park

Children’s activities, music and games. May 9.

Suwanee Jazz Fest at Suwanee Town Center

Enjoy smooth and eclectic jazz with eateries, food trucks, vendors and more. May 9.

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

Shop arts and crafts while enjoying fry bread, buffalo burgers and other Americana foods. May 9-10.

Sweet Auburn Springfest at Sweet Auburn Historic District

Six blocks of music, a kids’ zone, an international food court, comedy, prizes and more. May 9-10.

Dunwoody Art Festival at Dunwoody Village Parkway

Featuring an artist’s market, kids’ zone, food and live music. May 9-10.

Chastain Park Arts Festival at Chastain Park

Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, food trucks and local musicians. May 9-10.

Marietta Greek Festival at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

Taste traditional Greek foods, watch live shows, shop the marketplace and play in the kids’ zone. May 15-17.

Kirkwood Spring Fling at Bessie Branham Park

Stroll through the artists market, listen to live music, participate in the BBQ competition, and play in the kids’ area. May 16.

Tiny House Festival at Turner Field

Participate in workshops and experts regarding tiny house construction, the tiny lifestyle, the legalities of living tiny, off-grid living and more, while kids enjoy their own area. May 16-17.

Decatur Arts Festival in Downtown Decatur

An artist market, live musical performances, comedy, a children’s festival, literary events, dance performances and more. May 22-24.

Duluth Spring Arts Festival

Features artists, demonstrations, food trucks, live music and more. May 23-24.

Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park

This musical showcase celebrates legends and up-and-coming jazz musicians. May 23-24.

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest at Village Green

Stroll through the outdoor artist’s gallery to experience original art, music, food and hands-on activities. May 23-24.

Candler Park Music Festival

Listen to funk, blues, bluegrass and swamp rock, enjoy a food village featuring local restaurants and food trucks and shop the artist market. May 29-30.

Flying Colors Butterfly Festival at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Celebrate butterflies with the migration game, education, food and entertainment. June 6-7.

Summerfest in Virginia-Highland

Kick off the summer with live music, art, food, a parade, games and more at this neighborhood festival. June 6-7.

Wing and Rock Festival at Etowah River Park

Taste more than 50 styles of chicken wings, participate in a wing eating contest, listen to live music, play in the kids’ zone and more. June 6-7.

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. June 7-9.

Beyond Atlanta

Macon Cherry Blossom Festival

This event has been canceled.

Spring Saturdays at The Rock Ranch

Enjoy themed days of family fun attractions, including Storybook Character Day, “Dino-Mite” Dinosaur and Rock Festival and May the 4th be with You. April 11, 18 and 25; May 2 and 9.

AJC/Decatur Book Festival

Summer Festivals

Caribbean Cultural Festival at Avalon Park

The Caribbean Association of Georgia presents this family-friendly event will feature a kids zone, live entertainment, authentic Caribbean cuisine and more. June 20.

Italian Car Day in Norcross

Celebrate the 23rd year of Italian Automotive Style with exotic Italian cars and motorcycles. June 20.

Summer Fun Festival at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

Activities include a petting zoo, magic show, entertainment, a kids’ fun zone, games and more. July 18-19.

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival at Piedmont Park

Ice cream samples and scoops for purchase, ice cream competition, fitness and children’s activities. July 25. 

Decatur BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Festival at Legacy Park

Enjoy classic southern BBQ, blues and bluegrass music and more. Aug. 8.

Piedmont Park Arts Festival at Piedmont Park

Artist demonstrations, live music, a kids’ play area, festival foods and more. Aug. 15-16.

Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival at Adams Park

Taste samples from barbecue competitors, and enjoy family entertainment. Aug. 21-22.

Summer Shade Festival at Grant Park

Outdoor fun includes a 5K Run for the Park, food trucks, craft beer, a kids’ zone, art and music. Aug. 22-23.

AJC Decatur Book Festival at Downtown Decatur

Celebrate books and community with more than 250 authors, poets, historians, scientists, journalists and chefs. Sept. 4-6.

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. 4-7.

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. 5-7.

Past Events:

The Science of Things to Come in Dahlonega

Enjoy hands-on science activities, planetarium shows, talks with scientists, an escape room, a children’s stage show and more. March 6-8.

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