Guide to 2019 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.
Check back in 2020 for these festivals:
Gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art and more. Oct. 24-27.
Shop antiques, furniture, farmhouse, local artwork, boutique, home décor, crafts and more. Oct. 25-27.
Games, music, carnival activities, arts and crafts, food and more. Free admission. Oct. 26.
Arts, crafts, food, live music, a car show, wood turning, competitions and other demonstrations. Oct. 26.
Corn maze, hayrides, crafts, face painting, farm tours and more to celebrate autumn. Oct. 26.
Enjoy family fun with games, activities, prizes, candy and food. Oct. 26.
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. 26-27.
Each Saturday involves a different theme that provides a solid day of fun. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.
Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience and more. Through Nov. 3.
Beyond Atlanta Festivals in October:
The event includes many free and ticketed special events, including a costume parade, The Monster Mash for children, a kick-off party, a 5K race and fun run and more. Oct. 25-26.
This cultural arts and music festival features an antique car show, live entertainment, an artist market and a “LittleRoots KidZone.” Oct. 26.
Celebrate autumn with hayrides, a cake walk, a campsite decorating contest and food and drinks. Oct. 26.
Apple picking, apple tree maze, cow milking, train rides, pig racing and more. Through Oct. 27.
Traverse through the five acre zinnia maze, visit the pumpkin patch, compete in pump duck races and more. Through Oct. 27.
Celebrate German culture with live music, dance, food and more. Through Oct. 27.
Rock City celebrates its German heritage every Saturday and Sunday throughout October with specialty German food, polka lessons, dance performances, Birds of Prey Shows and more. Through Oct. 27.
This family festival celebrates Soul and Southern food. Live music, art, kid events, games and more. Aug. 30-Sept. 2.
Celebrate books and community with more than 250 authors, poets, historians, scientists, journalists and chefs. The Graphix Con Kidnote on Aug. 30 will feature activity stations where kids can draw their own graphic novels. Aug. 30-Sept. 1.
This four-day festival has an arts and craft show, fireworks, a balloon bust, games and more. Aug. 30-Sept. 2.
This annual art festival celebrates fine arts with a children’s art alley, Chalk Spot, a street chalk art display for children in kindergarten through 12th grade, and food truck row. Aug. 31-Sept. 2.
Enjoy live reggae, soca, gospel and comedy performances, and sample and purchase food from Caribbean restaurants and caterers. Sept. 1.
Taste Jewish and other ethnic foods sold in samples. Craft vendors, entertainment and a children’s area. Bring two canned goods per family to be donated to Must Ministries. Sept. 1-2.
Play the day away with bouncy houses, slides, games, music, food and more. Sept. 2.
Glimpse artists’ works, enjoy shopping, live music and food, and visit the Children’s Corner. Sept. 5-Sept. 8.
Hop on a London double decker bus, view more than 400 distinctive British automobiles and motorcycles and shop the car boot sale. Pick up fish and chips at the Iron Horse Tavern or have scones at the Vintage English Tea Room. Sept. 7.
Participate in Georgia’s biggest Hong Kong cultural event of the year with thousands of competitors and spectators join to cheer their favorite teams, witness cultural events during the opening ceremonies and indulge in cuisine from around the world. Sept. 7.
View fitness demonstrations, and learn about fitness, health and wellness options. Sept. 7.
This juried arts and crafts fair features artists from around the southeast, and a variety of art will be available for purchase. Sept. 7-Sept. 8.
Celebrate the cultural diversity of Gwinnett County without leaving it. This festival showcases the region’s best multicultural talent through food, dance and music. Sept. 14.
Tantalize your taste buds with food from more than 30 restaurants. Enjoy acoustic music and a kids zone. Sept. 14.
The East Cobber Parade and Festival spotlights the people who contribute to the quality of life in East Cobb County and celebrates the arts. Sept. 14.
Live entertainment, classic cars, games and BBQ. Sept. 14.
Enjoy hot air balloons, music, food and access to Southern Belle Farm. Sept. 14.
Celebrate the community of people who lived, worked and supported one another long ago, when the land was a farm and milling operation. Sept. 14.
This food festival showcases the diversity of Snellville’s dining community with live music. Sept. 14.
Traditional music, dancing, arts and crafts, Arabic calligraphy, face painting, carnival games and food from local Arab restaurants. Sept. 14-Sept. 15.
Explore the fine works of 135 local and international artists and environmentally themed art, and visit the children’s area for an eco-aware art activity for kids of all ages. Sept. 14-Sept. 15.
Kick off your fall with live farm animals, farmers, local food, harvesting and more. Sept. 15.
Livestock shows, carnival rides, games and live entertainment. Sept. 12-Sept. 22.
Remember a simpler time and pay tribute to farmers who worked the fields for generations. Hundreds of antique tractors and engines on display. Sept. 20-Sept. 22.
Live music Friday; games, food, arts and crafts, mechanical bull rides and inflatables Saturday. Sept. 20-Sept. 21.
Celebrate cycling, fitness and health for kids and adults. This year’s festival includes street bike races, a bike safety rodeo for kids, courses for adults, a health fair, a food court and family-friendly activities. Sept. 21.
Artisans will showcase their wares, and food trucks will have Italian ice, sandwiches and wings. Sept. 21.
This festival features a panel of children bestsellers teaching children how to write their own book, exploring the imagination to create top readers and discussing the importance of reading. Sept. 21.
Live music, a DIY lantern making area, food trucks, a kids’ area, artist and business market and more. Sept. 21.
Celebrate all things Japanese culture with more than 120 vendors featuring Japanese foods, goods and more, along with 25 performers and workshops. This year is all about “traveling” to Japan to enjoy the traditions, natural beauty, and pop culture of the nation that is hosting the 2020 Olympics. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Artist alley, jewelry row, Kid’s Korner, grassroots music festival and Hubcaps and History Classic car show are the highlights of this festival. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Enjoy singers, dancers and food trucks. Children’s paintings, sand art, balloon animals, bounce house and more. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Approximately 135 arts, crafts and food vendors come from all over Georgia and nearby states to be a part of this annual show. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Nearly 200 vendors and exhibitors, 15 entertainment acts and a parade. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
View the works of approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more, learn from artist demonstrations, and listen to live acoustic music. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Shop an ensemble of vintage style home decor and furniture, art, handcrafted jewelry, clothing and accessories, gifts and unique treasures. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Glimpse works from more than 50 artists and artisans, and stroll through 220 acres of gardens. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Watch the Friday Night Balloon Glow, live music, beach activities, a car show, kids zone and more. Aug. 30-Sept. 1.
Have a blast on carnival rides, and enjoy an art and photography show, a rodeo, music, contests and more. Sept. 6-Sept. 14.
Celebrate 58 years of the Tennessee Valley Railroad with rides, live music, demonstrations, tours of restoration shops and more. Sept. 7.
Listen to bluegrass and gospel music, and visit arts, crafts and food booths. Sept. 14.
Enjoy an arts and crafts market, a Global Village with food from more than 20 countries, live entertainment and more. Sept. 20-Sept. 22.
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. 20-Sept. 22.
Listen to the sounds of Blues music, and taste BBQ from local and regional cookers. Sept. 21.
Craftsmen, dancers, storytellers and living history demonstrators to celebrate Native American history. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Celebrate butterflies and caterpillars with crafts, games and activities, including a scavenger hunt or creating a butterfly mask. Sept. 21-Sept. 22.
Greek food, music, dancing, children’s activities, cultural exhibits and more. Sept. 27-Sept. 29.
Participate in Family Day and Fun and Games Festival. Sept. 28.
Art, live music, cultural performances, a pet parade, Chalk Walk Art Competition, 10K and 5K race, children’s programming, classic rides and food. Sept. 28-Sept. 29.
Live entertainment, arts and crafts, a parade, a carnival and a road race. Sept. 28-Sept. 29.
More 200 arts and crafts vendors, concessionaries, family entertainers and a children’s area. Sept. 28-Sept. 29.
Demonstrations of early Viking life, encampments, Viking techniques, kids’ area and crafts. Sept. 28-Sept. 29.
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 Sept. 29.
This event focuses on the roots of chocolate and the cultural ties between chocolate production and Guatemala. A Guatemalan folkloric dance team will perform. Sept. 28.
Arts and crafts, children’s area, classic car show, hayrides, corn hole tournament, everything apple competition and more. Sept. 28.
The festival features more than 50 family-friendly activities, live entertainment including storytellers and local performers, food, interactive exhibits and more. Oct. 5.
More than 80 arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, a kids’ zone, games, food trucks and more. Oct. 5.
More than 100 scarecrows line the streets to celebrate fall. Music, games, hay rides, face painting, inflatables and more. Oct. 5.
Antique and art vendors, kids’ activities, local musicians, food, football and more. Oct. 5.
Celebrate the diverse restaurant community in Chamblee. Try different foods, enjoy live music and play in the kid zone. Oct. 5.
Artists from across the country will show off their talents, and adults can taste 50 wines from around the world in the wine tasting tent. Free admission; tickets for the wine festival: $25-$35. Oct. 5-Oct. 6.
Food, music, artist market, a 5K and fun run and a tour of homes. Oct. 5-Oct. 6.
View diverse fine art and original disciplines, and enjoy local food and concessions, artist demonstrations, community art competitions and a new Emerging Artist Display. Oct. 5-Oct. 6.
This motorsport display features the world’s most exotic cars, motorcycles and luxury brands, as well as vintage and contemporary makes and models. Oct. 6.
Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, fair rides and more. Through Oct. 6.
Dress in Renaissance costumes to step back into medieval times. Oct. 5.
Shop arts, crafts and antiques. Children’s activities include face painting, rock wall climbing, bungee jumping and more. Oct. 5-Oct. 6.
Kids and dogs are welcome at this festival with a chalk art contest, carnival, music, food and more. Oct. 5-6.
More than 30 booths feature local restaurants and business, live entertainment and a kid zone. Oct. 12.
A community event featuring tasty BBQ bites, local vendors, an artist market, live music, food and a family fun zone. Oct. 12.
Arts and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage. Free admission. Oct. 12-13.
Attractions include K-9’s in Flight, Lady Houdini, Robocars Entertainment, puppets, a petting zoo and more. Through Oct. 13.
Meet pirates dressed for the occasion at this swashbuckling event with a parade, carnival, children’s area, live music and more. Oct. 11-13.
Mountain 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. 12-13.
Concerts, petting zoo, circus acts, fireworks and more. Through Oct. 13.
Enjoy inflatables, face painters, petting zoo, games, a train, ponies and more. Oct. 17.
Taste test samples from more than 90 Atlanta restaurants, enjoy an opening night party, a concert, cooking classes and more. Oct. 18-20.
The sights and sounds of a Scottish Highland Games are presented in a uniquely southern style. Enjoy competitions, music, dancing, shopping and more. Oct. 18-20.
Arts and crafts, touch-a-truck, inflatables, DJ entertainment, games, costume contest, scarecrows and more. Oct. 19.
Shop craft vendors and the Arts and Craft fair, taste food, enjoy live entertainment, and participate in costume contests. Oct. 19.
This festival and 5k run/walk features costumes, arts and crafts, food, face painting, games, prizes and a trick-or-treating experience. Oct. 19.
Enjoy live entertainment, activities for the kids and 200 vendors offering crafts, promoting local businesses and selling food. Oct. 19.
Enjoy food trucks and a bake sale, watch the paw parade, disc dog demos, lure chasing and dog contests, and participate in dog adoptions and low cost vaccines. Oct. 19.
Walk in the parade, listen to live music, and enjoy food and drink from local vendors. Oct. 19.
Enjoy live music, hayrides, inflatables, face painting, games and crafts. Oct. 19.
Participate in fall-themed activities, including pumpkin decorating, hayrides, hot chocolate bar and more. Oct. 19.
Art, a classic car show, a kid’s section, live music, food and beverages and more. Oct. 19-20.
Celebrate arts that benefit Fayette school art programs with a juried fine arts market, student art exhibit, food, kids’ corner and demonstrations with live performances. Oct. 19-20.
Celebrate Halloween with a costume party, live entertainment, hot air balloon glows and balloon rides, trick-or-treating, food trucks, an interactive kids zone and more. Oct. 19-20.
This philanthropic family festival and fun run allows children of all ages to actively engage in civic projects that benefit other children in Atlanta. Oct. 20.
Enjoy the scenery of the North Georgia Mountains, performances, arts and crafts, educational demonstrations, a flower show and more. Through Oct. 19.
Ellijay is known for being apple country and this fall festival celebrates their prize fruit with a parade and apple-themed activities. Oct. 19-20.
Enjoy a six-acre corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch and a Kidz Zone. Oct. 19.
Celebrate the historic discovery of gold in this city with arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. Oct. 19-20.
Watch colonial past come to life through demonstrations and living exhibits. Dances, entertainment, candle making and more. Oct. 19-20.