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These fall festivals and fairs around Atlanta and Georgia are the perfect way to have an autumn adventure with your family. Enjoy live entertainment, stroll through an artists’ market or try a festive treat. Charges may apply for some festivals, such as inflatables and activity stations in addition to entrance fees; check websites before visiting.

Native American Festival and Pow Wow at Stone Mountain Park

This event showcases Native American culture with dance, music, craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling and more. Nov. 2-5.

IrishFest Atlanta in Historic Roswell

Explore Irish culture right here in Georgia with workshops, performances and more. Nov. 3-5.

Taste of Kennesaw in Downtown Kennesaw

Enjoy 30 food booths, a beer garden, children’s activities and two entertainment stages. Nov. 4.

Harvest Festival at Lawrenceville Lawn

Celebrate the joys of the season with locally-made crafts, live music, fall-themed food, hayrides and more. Nov. 4.

Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival at Chastain Park

Shop the creations of nearly 175 artists and artisans. Nov. 4-5.

Atlanta Fair at Center Parc Stadium

Go on an adventure with unlimited rides, play fun games, and taste mouth-watering food and treats at this fair. Through Nov. 5.

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Harvest Festival at Dollywood

Enjoy fall weather, shop crafts and artworks, watch live entertainment, taste corn pudding and cinnamon bread, and at night, see the Great Pumpkin LumiNights display. Through Oct. 30.

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Pioneer Days Festival at Sam Smith Park

This festival features arts and crafts vendors and a carnival with modern rides and food and game concessions. Sept. 1-4.

Marietta Art in the Park at Marietta Square

This juried fine arts festival has an Artist Market, Children’s Art Alley, Chalk Spot and more for exploring creativity. Sept. 2-4.

Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park

More than 300 artists and crafters will display their works. Sept. 7-10.

Night Market at Drake Field

Enjoy cuisine and desserts from food trucks, listen to live music, and shop vendors at this vibrant outdoor market. Sept. 8.

Pizza, Pints & Pigskins at Logan Farm Park

Pizzerias from all over Cobb County will offer delicious food, and play in the Kid’s Zone, listen to music, visit the beer garden and more. Sept. 9.

Atlanta British Car Fayre at Historic Downtown Norcross

See more than 400 distinctive British automobiles and motorcycles to support the Amanda Riley Foundation. Sept. 9.

French Market at Buckhead Village

Buckhead Avenue will be transformed into a Parisian-inspired, open-air market showcasing French and French-inspired businesses. Sept. 9.

Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival at Lake Lanier

Cheer on more than 50 teams as they compete with their boats, and enjoy a wide variety of Chinese artisans performing or displaying their wares. Sept. 9.

Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival Labor Day Weekend at Callaway Gardens

Play all day with beach access, putt putt, a floating obstacle course and more before enjoying hot air balloons and fireworks at night. Sept. 1-3.

Happy Days Weekend at Jess Lucas Park

Listen to live, family-friendly concerts with food trucks and other vendors. Sept. 15-16.

Inman Farm Heritage Days at Minter’s Farm

Remember a simpler time and pay tribute to farmers who worked the fields for generations with hundreds of antique tractors and engines on display. Sept. 15-17.

Taste of Smyrna at Village Green

Sample food from more than 30 restaurants, listen to entertainment, and play kid’s activities. Sept. 16.

The Lawrenceville Boogie in Downtown Lawrenceville

Join in Downtown Lawrenceville’s first food, music and arts festival with live performances, talented artisans and more. Sept. 16.

Suwanee’s Wild Wild Fest at Suwanee Town Center

Play in the OK Corral, the family fun zone, listen to an evening concert, watch the parade, shop vendors and more. Sept. 16-17.

JapanFest Atlanta at Gas South Convention Center

Celebrate Japanese culture with an anime village, food vendors, performers, workshops, games and more. Sept. 16-17.

Roswell Arts Festival at Roswell City Hall

Celebrate the arts with this festival with artists, local entertainment, kid’s activities and more. Sept.  16-17.

Buckhead Fine Arts Festival at Buckhead Village

This outdoor festival features around 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, glass artists and more, along with artist demonstrations and live music. Sept. 16-17.

Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival at McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex

Arts and crafts vendors, delicious food and more. Sept. 16-17.

Cumming Art Fest at Cumming City Center

Explore creative artists’ displays and play in the Kidz Zone for families. Sept. 16-17.

Chattahoochee Mountain Fair at Habersham County Fairgrounds

Travel back to the good old days with homemade treats, handmade crafts, a farm animal petting zoo and carnival rides. Sept. 8-16.

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in Augusta

See juried artists, five stages of entertainment with cultural music and dance, a new stage with poetry, storytelling, acoustic music and more, an area for families, international food booths and more. Sept. 15-17.

Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Music Festival at Downtown Blue Ridge City Park

Listen to the sounds of Blues music, and taste BBQ from local and regional cookers. Sept. 16.

Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park

This celebration features traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, music and dance. Sept. 16-17.

Barnesville Buggy Days in Barnesville

Celebrate Barnesville’s historic heritage as the “Buggy Capital of the South” with hog calling, wagon pulling, a fiddle contest and more. Sept. 16-17.

Taste of Snellville at Snellville Towne Green

Experience a diverse taste of cuisines from chefs around Snellville and the surrounding area. Sept. 17.

Back to Your Roots Farm Fair at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Celebrate the fall harvest with farm animals, the unity garden, activities and lawn games. Sept. 17.

Around the World in the DTL at Lawrenceville Lawn

Celebrate the diverse cultures and communities of Lawrenceville with an international bazaar, unique wares, delicious cuisine, live music, dance performances and more. Sept. 22-23.

Atlanta Greek Festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

This experience showcases Greek history and culture and serves delicious, authentic Greek food. Sept. 22-24.

Riverfest at Etowah River Park

This arts and crafts festival features a children’s area with games, bouncy houses, a petting zoo and miniature train rides. Sept. 23-24.

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Arts Festival in Sandy Springs

This event includes a children’s area, musicians, interactive art stations and more. Sept. 23-24.

Kiwanis Coweta County Fair at Coweta County Fairgrounds

Enjoy amusement rides, arts and crafts, exhibits, live animals, competitions and more. Through Sept. 24.

Gwinnett County Fair at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds

Ride carnival rides, see themed stunt shows, watch puppet performances, listen to live concerts and more. Through Sept. 24.

Big Red Apple Festival in Downtown Cornelia

Celebrate the 35th anniversary of this festival with hayrides, fresh apples, train rides, axe throwing, cornhole, live entertainment and more. Sept. 23.

Butterfly Festival at Callaway Gardens

Celebrate butterflies, caterpillars, insects and more with crafts, games and activities. Sept. 23-24.

Duluth Fall Festival in Downtown Duluth

Enjoy two days of fun with more than 20 performance acts, a parade, booths and fair foods. Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

North Georgia State Fair at Jim R. Miller Park

New this year, performing sea lions, robot MAX POWER, dinosaurs in Jurassic Kingdom and a dog show. Through Oct. 1.

Taste of Acworth in Downtown Acworth

Taste foods from restaurants, and stop by two entertainment stages with local musicians, a dog show, fashion show and more. Oct. 7.

151st Birthday Celebration/Culture & Spirit Festival in Smyrna

Enjoy a day of music and performances to celebrate Smyrna’s birthday, ending with a headlining performance from Goo Goo Dolls and fireworks. Oct. 7.

Crabapple Fest in Downtown Milton

Shop more than 100 local antique and art vendors, enjoy delicious food, and watch football on the big screen. Oct. 7.

Roswell Motoring Festival at Roswell City Hall

This car show benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with an array of cars, boats, bikes and more, and enjoy snow cones, a photo booth and face painting. Oct. 7.

Alive! Expo at Suwanee Town Center Park

This community festival features a Taste of BBQ, live music, an artist market and a fun zone with activities for kids. Oct. 7.

Fall Festival on Ponce at Olmsted Linear Park

Arts and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage. Oct. 7-8.

Norcross Art Splash Festival in Downtown Norcross

Artists from across the country will show off their talents with folk art, ceramics, paintings and more, along with an interactive Kidz Zone. Oct. 7-8.

Festivals of Speed at Avalon

This epic car show will showcase exotic cars, motorcycles and luxury brands. Oct. 8.

Georgia State Fair at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Enjoy exciting attractions, shows, live music, fair food, carnival rides, kiddie rides and more. Through Oct. 8.

Cotton Pickin’ Fair in Gay

Shop arts, crafts and antiques, and children’s activities include face painting, rock wall climbing, bungee jumping and more. Oct. 7-8.

Snellville Fall Festival at Snellville Towne Green

Play with inflatables, a rock wall or the train, and participate in costume and dog costume contests and more. Oct. 14.

Family Fall Festival & Trick or Treat Trot at Pinckneyville Park

This family festival features games, raffles, food, face painting, STEM activities, an obstacle course and more. Oct. 14.

Euharlee Covered Bridge Fall Festival at Frankie Harris Park

Enjoy the fall season with hayrides, cornhole, food, entertainment, crafts and more. Oct. 14.

Taste of Chamblee in Chamblee

Taste yummy cuisines, watch your favorite college football teams on the big screens, listen to live performances and more. Oct. 14.

Community Car, Truck, & Bike Show at Lee + White Ackerman & Co. MDH Partners

See tons of makes and models of cars, tour fire engines, have your face painted, participate in giveaways, check the safety of your child’s car seat and more. Oct. 14.

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival at Historic Fourth Ward Park

Explore arts and crafts booths with painting, photography, jewelry and more, listen to live music, play in the children’s area and more. Oct. 14-15.

Cumming Country Fair & Festival at Cumming Fairgrounds

Gather together with friends and family for fair food, surprising amusement rides and exciting concerts and performances. Through Oct. 15.

Prater’s Mill Country Fair at Prater’s Mill Historic Site

View handmade exhibitor items, and taste delicious Southern cooking. Oct. 14-15.

Georgia Mountain Fall Festival at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Enjoy beautiful fall scenery as you shop arts and crafts vendors, watch educational demonstrations, listen to live music and play on the midway rides. Through Oct. 14.

Georgia National Fair at Georgia National Fairgrounds

Watch live music, see livestock shows, ride carnival rides and more. Through Oct. 15.

Olde Town Fall Festival at Olde Town Conyers

Enjoy a day of arts and crafts vendors, food, kid’s activities, live entertainment, costume contests and more. Oct. 21.

AuburnFest Celebration in Auburn

Enjoy arts, crafts, food, live music, demonstrations, competitions and more. Oct. 21.

Cars & ‘Q at Choate Construction Company

This fundraising party benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and features unique cars, tasty BBQ, craft beer and wine, live music and more. Oct. 21.

LakeFest at Pine Lake

This lakeside festival features art, music, food and fun. Oct. 21-22.

Brookhaven International Festival at Peachtree Creek Greenway

Enjoy a variety of live cultural performances and music, international cuisine, an art walk, a Kidz Zone and more. Oct. 21-22.

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival in Little 5 Points

Go on a monster scavenger hunt, listen to live music, watch a parade and more. Oct. 21-22.

Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Participate in games and competitions, enjoy pipes and drum performances, watch Highland dancers and more. Oct. 21-22.

Johns Creek Arts Festival at Atlanta Athletic Club

Shop the creations of more than 130 artisans. Oct. 21-22.

Mountain Farm Celebration at Hardman Farm Historic Site

Enjoy hands-on pioneer skills exhibits, traditional craft vendors, local authors and historians, apple cider from a hand-cranked press and more. Oct. 21.

Gold Rush Days Festival in Dahlonega

Celebrate the historic discovery of gold in this city with arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. Oct. 21-22.

Georgia Apple Festival in Ellijay

Ellijay is known for being apple country and this fall festival celebrates their prize fruit with a parade and apple-themed activities. Oct. 21-22.

West Fest at The Booth Museum

Watch reenactments of the gunfight at O.K. Corral, listen to Western music, shop for jewelry and more, while kids will love the art projects, hay bale calf roping and bouncy house. Oct. 28.

Crafts & Drafts in Downtown Smyrna

Cold beer, football on the big screen, arts and crafts booths, food and children’s activities abound at this festival. Oct. 28-29.

Westside Stride at Upper Westside

This street festival features a cornhole tournament, a goods market, live music, a beer garden with local Atlanta breweries and more. Oct. 29.

Fall Fest at North Point Community Church

Enjoy the fall season with a Mega Awesome Costume Party for preschool and elementary school kids, games, prizes, apple cider and more. Oct. 29.

Pumpkin Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy park attractions, a nighttime parade, storybook characters, glowing experiences and more. Through Oct. 29.

Wild Rumpus Parade and Spectacle in Athens

Dress in costume to enjoy Halloween festivities. Oct. 28.

Oktoberfest 2023 at Helen Festhalle

Enjoy German-style entertainment with food, music and dance. Through Oct. 29.

Pumpkins at Callaway at Callaway Gardens

Walk the gardens featuring pumpkin sculptures, topiaries and mums, and after dark, watch the  gardens come to life with illuminating experiences. Through Oct. 29.

Rocktoberfest at Rock City

Rock City celebrates its German heritage with special performances and activities. Through Oct. 29.

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