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.
Watch the nightly Balloon Glow, live music, beach activities, a car show, kids zone and more. Sept. 3-5.
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.
Shop artists and crafters’ displays in the marketplace. Sept. 9-12.
Celebrate German culture with live music, dance, food and more. Sept. 9-Nov. 7.
Have a blast on carnival rides, and enjoy an art and photography show, a rodeo, music, contests and more. Sept. 10-18.
Hop on a London double decker bus, view more than 400 distinctive British automobiles and motorcycles and shop the car boot sale. Sept. 11.
Enjoy pizzerias from all over Cobb County, live music, games and a Kid’s Zone. Sept. 11.
Celebrate cycling, fitness and health for kids and adults with a virtual and an in-person rally. Sept. 13-18.
Listen to the sounds of Blues music, and taste BBQ from local and regional cookers. Sept. 16-19.
Livestock shows, carnival rides, games and live entertainment. Sept. 16-26.
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.
See 100 juried “Arts in the Heart Artists” Booths, two stages of entertainment, international food booths and more. Sept. 17-19.
Tantalize your taste buds with food from more than 30 restaurants. Enjoy acoustic music and a kids zone. 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.
This cultural experience includes interactions with people from the Southeastern Native cultures, including artists, dancers, storytellers, musicians and lifestyle demonstrators. 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.
This celebration allows you to immerse yourself in all things Japanese culture. 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.
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.
Enjoy park attractions, games, live shows, displays, a Glow by Night experience and more. Sept. 18-Oct. 31.
Play in a five-acre zinnia maze, visit the pumpkin patch, compete in pump duck races, take a hayride and more. Sept. 18-Oct. 31.
Kick off your fall with live farm animals, farmers, local food, harvesting and more. Sept. 19.
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. Sept. 23-Oct. 3.
Greek and Mediterranean food available at this drive-thru experience. Sept. 24-26.
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. Sept. 24-Oct. 30.
Celebrate butterflies, caterpillars, insects and more with crafts, games and activities. Sept. 25-26.
Celebrate the end of the summer with live music, art, food, a 5K run, games and more at this neighborhood festival. 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.
Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, fair rides, live music and more. Oct. 1-11.
Hear from five different authors. Oct. 2.
More than 80 arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, a kids’ zone, games, food trucks and more. Oct. 2.
Antique and art vendors, kids’ activities, local musicians, food, football and more. Oct. 2.
An artist market from more than 100 artists with creations from a dozen disciplines. Oct. 2-3.
Shop arts, crafts and antiques. Children’s activities include face painting, rock wall climbing, bungee jumping and more. 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.
This motorsport display features the world’s most exotic cars, motorcycles and luxury brands, as well as vintage and contemporary makes and models. Oct. 3.
Concerts, petting zoo, circus acts, fireworks and more. Oct. 7-17.
Attractions include an alligator show, Robocars Entertainment, a circus, a petting zoo and more. Oct. 7-17.
Enjoy the scenery of the North Georgia Mountains, performances, arts and crafts, educational demonstrations, contests and more. Oct. 8-16.
A community event featuring tasty BBQ bites, local vendors, an artist market, live music, food and a family fun zone. Oct. 9.
Arts and crafts, a children’s area and local food and beverage. Oct. 9-10.
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.
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 live entertainment, activities for the kids and 200 vendors offering crafts, promoting local businesses and selling food. Oct. 16.
Go on a monster scavenger hunt, listen to live music, watch special appearances and more. Oct. 16-17.
Celebrate the historic discovery of gold in this city with arts and crafts, food, entertainment and more. Oct. 16-17.
Gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art and more. Oct. 21-23.
Arts, crafts, food, live music, a car show, wood turning, competitions and other demonstrations. 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.
Enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, food trucks and local musicians. Nov. 6-7.
This virtual run benefits Easterseals. Oct. 23-24.
Enjoy Halloween festivities virtually with the Wild Rumpus Art Show, fundraiser, Halloween TV Special and more. Oct. 29-30.
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The festival features more than 50 family-friendly activities, live entertainment including storytellers and local performers, food, interactive exhibits and more.
Celebrate autumn with hayrides, a cake walk, a campsite decorating contest and food and drinks.
This philanthropic family festival and fun run allows children of all ages to actively engage in civic projects that benefit other children in Atlanta.
Apple picking, apple tree maze, cow milking, train rides, pig racing and more.
Rock City celebrates its German heritage every weekend with specialty German food, polka lessons, dance performances and more.
Each virtual show will have a specific theme and consist of multiple interviews, music performances and special guests.
Enjoy hot air balloons, music, food and access to Southern Belle Farm.
Art, a classic car show, a kid’s section, live music, food and beverages and more.
This festival features chalk art, food trucks, vendors and more, while giving participants the opportunity to respond to the 2020 census.
More than 100 vendors will sell handmade arts and crafts, and enjoy food, music and a kid’s zone.
Artisans will showcase their wares, and food trucks will have Italian ice, sandwiches and wings.
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.
Live music, a DIY lantern making area, food trucks, a kids’ area, artist and business market and more.
Enjoy live music, hayrides, inflatables, face painting, games and crafts.
Celebrate the community of people who lived, worked and supported one another long ago, when the land was a farm and milling operation.
This food festival showcases the diversity of Snellville’s dining community with live music.
Glimpse works from more than 50 artists and artisans, and stroll through 220 acres of gardens.
Enjoy a six-acre corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch and a Kidz Zone.
Participate in fall-themed activities, including pumpkin decorating, hayrides, hot chocolate bar and more.
Art, live music, cultural performances, a pet parade, Chalk Walk Art Competition, 10K and 5K race, children’s programming, classic rides and food.
Demonstrations of early Viking life, encampments, Viking techniques, kids’ area and crafts.
Food, music, artist market, a 5K and fun run and a tour of homes.
Enjoy inflatables, face painters, petting zoo, games, a train, ponies and more.
View diverse fine art and original disciplines, and enjoy local food and concessions, artist demonstrations, community art competitions and a new Emerging Artist Display.
Dress in Renaissance costumes to step back into medieval times.
Kids and dogs are welcome at this festival with a chalk art contest, carnival, music, food and more.
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.
Games, music, carnival activities, arts and crafts, food and more.
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.
Corn maze, hayrides, crafts, face painting, farm tours and more to celebrate autumn.
Enjoy family fun with games, activities, prizes, candy and food.
This cultural arts and music festival features an antique car show, live entertainment, an artist market and a “LittleRoots KidZone.”
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.
Play the day away with bouncy houses, slides, games, music, food and more.
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.
View fitness demonstrations, and learn about fitness, health and wellness options.
Celebrate the cultural diversity of Gwinnett County without leaving it. This festival showcases the region’s best multicultural talent through food, dance and music.
The East Cobber Parade and Festival spotlights the people who contribute to the quality of life in East Cobb County and celebrates the arts.
Live entertainment, classic cars, games and BBQ.
Listen to bluegrass and gospel music, and visit arts, crafts and food booths.
Traditional music and dancing, arts and crafts, games and food from local Arab restaurants.