Guide to 2021 Atlanta, Georgia Fall Festivals and Fairs
These fall festivals and fairs around Atlanta, 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.
Festivals will have different safety precautions to protect festival-goers from COVID-19. Due to cancellations to prevent the spread of coronavirus, please check websites before you go.
Gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art and more. Oct. 21-23.
Shop this antique and artisan market. Oct. 22-24.
Arts, crafts, food, live music, a car show, wood turning, competitions and other demonstrations. Oct. 23.
The whole family will have fun with inclusive activities, including a jump house, train, video game truck, arts and crafts, face painting and more. Oct. 23.
Celebrate countries and cultures from around the world with music, performances, a global marketplace and kid’s activities. Oct. 23.
The festival features more than 125 hand-made arts and crafts booths, local non-profit booths, puppet shows, live music, food and children’s activities. Oct. 23-24.
This annual family festival allows children of all ages to engage in assembling projects that benefit other children in Atlanta. Oct. 24.
Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience and more. Through Oct. 31.
Play in a five-acre zinnia maze, visit the pumpkin patch, compete in pump duck races, take a hayride and more. Through Oct. 31.
Enjoy 30 food booths, a beer garden, children’s activities and two entertainment stages. Nov. 6.
Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, food trucks and local musicians. Nov. 6-7.
View 175 classic cars, listen to music, and participate in giveaways. Nov. 7.
Try out new and classic exhilarating rides and interactive games, eat funnel cakes, enjoy live entertainment and more. Through Nov. 7.
Enjoy a six-acre corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch and a kid’s zone. Oct. 23.
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.
Enjoy Halloween festivities virtually with the Wild Rumpus Art Show, fundraiser, Halloween TV Special and more. Oct. 29-30.
Apple picking, cow milking, games, music, pig racing and more. Through Oct. 31.
Walk the gardens featuring pumpkin sculptures, topiaries and mums, and after dark, watch the gardens come to life with illuminating experiences, including an Enchanted Forest, glow-in-the- dark mini golf and a Pumpkin Tree. Through Oct. 31.
Rock City celebrates its German heritage every weekend with specialty German food, polka lessons, storytime with Ik the Troll King, a Birds of Prey show and more. Through Oct. 31.
Celebrate German culture with live music, dance, food and more. Through Nov. 7.
Operated by the Garrison family since 1869, this farm features a corn maze, pumpkins, live music, zip lining, games and more. Through Nov. 14.
This four-day festival has an arts and craft show, fireworks, a balloon bust, games and more. Sept. 3-6.
Display your skills with Chalk Spot, see works from 175 artists, enjoy food, and kids can make and take artwork home. Sept. 4-6.
This festival showcases many of the best performers and jazz acts in the country, and participate in jazz sessions and percussion classes. Sept. 5-6.
Watch the nightly Balloon Glow, live music, beach activities, a car show, kids zone and more. Sept. 3-5.
Shop artists and crafters’ displays in the marketplace. Sept. 9-12.
Hop on a London double decker bus, view more than 400 distinctive British automobiles and motorcycles and shop the car boot sale. Sept. 11.
This juried arts and crafts fair features a variety of handmade crafts and paintings, as well as live music and delicious food. Sept. 11-12.
Celebrate cycling, fitness and health for kids and adults with a virtual and an in-person rally. Sept. 13-18.
Enjoy live entertainment and delicious food. Sept. 17-18.
This two-day celebration includes live performances, food and retail vendors representing communities from around the world. Sept. 17-18.
Remember a simpler time and pay tribute to farmers who worked the fields for generations. Hundreds of antique tractors and engines on display. Sept. 17-19.
Tantalize your taste buds with food from more than 30 restaurants. Enjoy acoustic music and a kids zone. Sept. 18.
Enjoy a Classic Mercedes Car Show, a German polka band, beer, German foods, games and more. Sept. 18.
Watch a car show and musical performances, shop arts and crafts while kids enjoy balloons, bounce houses and more. Sept. 18-19.
See a classic car show, walk down Artist Alley & Jewelry Row with artworks for sale, listen to the Grassroots Music Festival and play in the Kid’s Korner & Tiny Tot Town. Sept. 18-19.
This outdoor festival features 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalworks and more, with artist demonstrations and live music. Sept. 18-19.
More than 100 vendors will sell handmade arts and crafts, and enjoy food, music and a kid’s zone. Sept. 18-19.
This festival features nearly 200 vendors and exhibitors, 15 entertainment acts and a parade. Sept. 18-19.
Celebrate the arts with this festival with artists, local entertainment, kid’s activities and more. Sept. 18-19.
Shop an ensemble of vintage style home décor and furniture, art, handcrafted jewelry, clothing and accessories, gifts and unique treasures. Sept. 18-19.
Kick off your fall with live farm animals, farmers, local food, harvesting and more. Sept. 19.
Have a blast on carnival rides, and enjoy an art and photography show, a rodeo, music, contests and more. Sept. 10-18.
Listen to the sounds of Blues music, and taste BBQ from local and regional cookers. Sept. 16-19.
See 100 juried “Arts in the Heart Artists” Booths, two stages of entertainment, international food booths and more. Sept. 17-19.
Celebrating Barnesville’s historic heritage as the “Buggy Capital of the South” during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s with hog calling, wagon pulling, choir competitions, a fiddle contest and more. Sept. 18-19.
This cultural experience includes interactions with people from the Southeastern Native cultures, including artists, dancers, storytellers, musicians and lifestyle demonstrators. Sept. 18-19.
Features include a children’s play area, local musicians, art stations and arts and crafts booths. Sept. 25-26.
Live entertainment, arts and crafts, a parade, a carnival and a road race. Sept. 25-26.
More 200 arts and crafts vendors, concessionaries, family entertainers and a children’s area. Sept. 25-26.
Livestock shows, carnival rides, games and live entertainment. Through Sept. 26.
Play on carnival rides, enjoy live entertainment, including motorcycles, reptiles, DJs and more, peruse animal exhibits and more. Through Sept. 26.
Greek and Mediterranean food available at this drive-thru experience. Sept. 24-26.
Celebrate butterflies, caterpillars, insects and more with crafts, games and activities. Sept. 25-26.
Hear from five different authors. Oct. 2.
Enjoy delicious pizza from different vendors, listen to live music and entertainment, enjoy activities and more. Oct. 2.
Antique and art vendors, kids’ activities, local musicians, food, football and more. Oct. 2.
Enjoy tasty food, the Los Moralitos Circus, rides, fireworks, a petting zoo, a human car wash and more. Through Oct. 2.
An artist market from more than 100 artists with creations from a dozen disciplines. Oct. 2-3.
Artists show off their talents with folk art, ceramics, paintings and more, and kids will love the interactive Kidz Zone with face painting, sand art and inflatables. Oct. 2-3.
At the largest fair in the metro area, enjoy carnival rides and games, concerts, a petting zoo, pony rides and children’s area. Fun acts this year include: K-9’s In Flight, Ninja Experience, King BMX Stunt Show, Sandscapes, Master of the Chainsaw, and more. Through Oct. 3.
Enjoy hands-on pioneer skills exhibits, traditional craft vendors, local authors and historians, apple cider from a hand-cranked press and more. Oct. 2.
Shop arts, crafts and antiques. Children’s activities include face painting, rock wall climbing, bungee jumping and more. Oct. 2-3.
A community event featuring tasty BBQ bites, local vendors, an artist market, live music, food and a family fun zone. Oct. 9.
Taste foods from restaurants, and stop by two entertainment stages with local musicians, a dog show, fashion show and more. Oct. 9.
Family-friendly activities include face painting, balloon art, interactive entertainment, hayrides, live music, a cornhole tournament and more. Oct. 9.
See demonstrations of life on a 19th-century farm, and celebrate fall with a farm petting zoo, crafts, a kid’s sing-along, hands-on activities and more. Oct. 9.
Arts and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage. Oct. 9-10.
Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, fair rides, live music and more. Through Oct. 10.
The sights and sounds of a Scottish Highland Games are presented in a uniquely southern style. Enjoy competitions, music, dancing, shopping and more. Oct. 15-17.
Play with inflatables, mini golf and a rock wall, ride the train or a hay ride, participate in costume and dog costume contests and more. Oct. 16.
Dogs and their owners get to play with interactive dog game stations, shop pet vendors, participate in an interactive dog art project, compete in a Howl-O-Ween costume contest and more. Oct. 16.
Enjoy a day of arts and crafts vendors, food, kid’s activities, live entertainment, costume contests and more. Oct. 16.
Enjoy live entertainment, activities for the kids and 200 vendors offering crafts, promoting local businesses and selling food. Oct. 16.
Enjoy food trucks, a bake sale and pet-themed vendors. Oct. 16.
Go on a monster scavenger hunt, listen to live music, watch special appearances and more. Oct. 16-17.
Shop the creations of more than 130 artisans. Oct. 16-17.
Attractions include an alligator show, Robocars Entertainment, a circus, a petting zoo and more. Through Oct. 17.
Enjoy midway fun for the family with rides, games and treats. Through Oct. 17.
Concerts, petting zoo, circus acts, fireworks and more. Through Oct. 17.
Enjoy the scenery of the North Georgia Mountains, performances, arts and crafts, educational demonstrations, contests and more. Through Oct. 16.
Music, Southern food, living history exhibits, arts, a kids’ train ride and more. Crafts demonstrations include blacksmithing, quilting, wood-carving, weaving and hand-tufting. Oct. 9-10.
Ellijay is known for being apple country and this fall festival celebrates their prize fruit with a parade and apple-themed activities. Oct. 9-10, 16-17.
Celebrate the historic discovery of gold in this city with arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. Oct. 16-17.