Best Festivals in Atlanta: Spring and Summer 2022
Celebrate the start of spring with these festivals featuring food trucks, children’s activities, artist markets and more.
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300 vendors display their handcrafted and repurposed home décor, jewelry, soaps, artwork, pottery and more. Aug. 26-28.
Celebrate the different cultures within the community with food and fun from around the world. Aug. 27.
The festival includes live music, an artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, activities, food trucks and more. Aug. 27-28.
This multicultural event features hundreds of exhibitors, family activities, arts and crafts, international foods and music. Aug. 28.
This four-day festival has an arts and craft show, fireworks, a balloon bust, games and more. Sept. 2-5.
Display your skills with Chalk Spot, see works from 175 artists, enjoy food, and kids can make and take artwork home. Sept. 3-5.
This outdoor festival features 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworks and more, with artist demonstrations and live music. Sept. 17-18.
Festival featuring a carnival, arts and crafts exhibits, demonstrations, live music and more. Aug. 19-27.
Enjoy magic shows, watch demonstrations, visit the petting zoo, listen to live music, ride carnival rides and more. Aug. 25-28.
Watch the nightly Balloon Glow, live music, beach activities, a car show, kids zone and more. Sept. 2-4.
Experience more than 200 businesses and 100 interactive classes taught by experts in DIY, home décor, food, fashion, beauty and more. March 11-12.
Enjoy food, get your face painted, ride amusement rides, play in the sensory-friendly room, and more. March 13.
This family-friendly festival features local artists, authentic German drinks and cuisine and live music. March 19.
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.
Celebrate all things science with this hybrid festival. Through March 26.
Taste delicious chicken wings from more than 20 restaurants and food trucks, and listen to rock music. March 26-27.
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.
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.
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.
This two-day festival features tons of art, and you can shop the virtual festival a week before the live event. April 2-3.
Enjoy more than 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverages. April 2-3.
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.
This festival features more than 200 arts and crafts booths, food booths, entertainment stages and kid’s activities. April 9-10.
Kick off spring with classic carnival games, mouth-watering fair food, thrill rides and more. Through April 10.
This delicious food restaurants features more than 50 food trucks and restaurants. April 16.
This two-day festival includes a children’s play area, local musicians, interactive art stations and arts and crafts vendors. April 16-17.
Amuse your family with carnival rides, food and beverage vendors, the popular Dunwoody Idol contest and stage performances. April 20-24.
This family-friendly festival is held every third Thursday from April to October. April 21.
Enjoy a historic home and park tour, music, kids’ activities, a street parade, an artists’ market and more. April 22-24.
The beautiful Village Green is transformed with arts and crafts booths, food booths, entertainment and children’s activities. April 23-24.
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.
Shop fine art, jewelry and fine wares show from about 80 professional artists from across the region. April 29-30.
Enjoy delicious festival food, a kid’s zone, live music and arts and crafts. April 30-May 1.
This festival features approximately 86 painters, photographers, sculptors, glass artists and more. April 30-May 1.
Pick strawberries, enjoy live music, ride helicopters, see farm animals, play in the kid’s area, and more. April 30-May 1.
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.
Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, fair rides, live music and more. Through May 1.
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.
Explore tiny houses and the tiny house movement. April 30-May 1.
Enjoy a concert under the stars and some of the best BBQ around. May 6-7.
Celebrate art and culture with an ArtWalk, music, an artist’s market, comedy shows, dance performances and more. May 6-8.
Enjoy live music, local restaurant tastings and a huge Kids’ Zone. May 7.
Shop arts, crafts and antiques, and enjoy face painting, rock wall climbing, bungee jumping and more. May 7-8.
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.
Shop many different artists’ works, or visit the online marketplace. May 7-8.
Shop the works of painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more. May 7-8.
Enjoy tons of different musical performances, and drop by the kid’s area. May 7-8.
Celebrate the vibrant food community of Alpharetta with dining events, cooking demos, culinary collaborations and tasting tents. May 12.
Purchase tons of Greek food, watch live entertainment, listen to music from The George Karras Band, and more. May 13-15.
This seafood festival will feature delicious food, artisans, crafts and live performances. May 13-15.
Enjoy a 5K run, tour of homes, artist market, live music, food and more. May 14.
Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, gourmet food trucks and acoustic musicians. May 14-15.
Enjoy tons of farm fun, including a cow train, zip lines, the petting zoo, paintball and more. May 28.
Shop artisans, vendors and exhibitors. May 28-29.
Enjoy Renaissance-themed entertainment with jousting, an artisan marketplace, delicious food, jugglers, jesters and more. Through May 30.
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.
Celebrate butterflies with the migration game, education, food and entertainment. June 4-5.
See beautiful native flowers, and enjoy crafters, live music, food, drinks, a plant sale and more. Through May 22.
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.
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.
Celebrate summer with live music, art, food, a 5K run, games and more at this neighborhood festival. June 11.
This Father’s Day celebration includes food tastings, competitions and cooking demonstrations. June 19.
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.
Enjoy live music, arts and crafts, a car show, delicious food, face painting and more. July 1-3.
Enjoy storytelling, a media career fair, puppets, film showcases and more to learn more about the entertainment industry. July 23.
Harvest your own corn, enjoy music, see antique tractor displays, play old-fashioned games, pet farm animals and more. July 23.
Enjoy tons of ice cream and family fun at this food festival. July 23.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrate the Afro Caribbean and the African diaspora with artists, musicians, DJs, food, vendors and more. Aug. 12-14.
This celebration includes live performances, food and retail vendors representing communities from around the world. Aug. 13.
Experience Nigerian culture, food, music, dance and fashion with this festival featuring a fashion show, market and more. Aug. 13.
This festival features music, good eats, interactive fun for kids, cold beer for adults and a fireworks finale. Aug. 19-20.
Artist demonstrations, live music, a kids’ play area, festival foods and more. Aug. 20-21.