Festivals

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Alive In Roswell

Apr 18 – Oct 17
Roswell City Hall

Roswell’s much-loved monthly street festival, Alive in Roswell, returns to energize downtown Roswell once again this April. This year, Gate City Brewing Company and Carl Black of Roswell return as presenting sponsors! Alive in Roswell is held on the third Thursday of each month from April through October, and runs concurrently on Canton Street, at … Continued

Atlanta Game Fest

Atlanta Game Fest

May 30, 2019 – Feb 2, 2020
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 24
Atlanta

Atlanta Game Fest is a chance for boardgame fans to gather, socialize, see old friends (as well as make new ones) and really stretch out and get in four full days of fun and games. We get a great group of friendly folks who make getting into a game easy. There will also be an … Continued

Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Festival

Sep 21 – Nov 3
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 20
Stone Mountain Park

Play by day as you experience all of your favorite park attractions and special fall entertainment, then glow by night in a whole new light with more than double the glow this year at the Pumpkin Festival! Take a journey through classic storybook tales that come to life in 10 new themed areas featuring 40 … Continued

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Out On Film

Sep 26 – Oct 6
Various locations

One of the oldest LGBT film festivals in the country, Atlanta’s Out On Film is dedicated to supporting the exhibition of LGBT film and video art forms. Out On Film was created in 1987 to inform, entertain, educate, and enrich the regional LGBT community by recognizing the creative work of these artists and professionals, many … Continued

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Georgia State Fair

Sep 27 – Oct 6
Atlanta

The Georgia State Fair offers fun for all, from breathtaking rides, mouth-watering foods, attractions and plenty of entertainment. The is always something happening at the Georgia State Fair! This event takes place at: The Atlanta Motor Speedway 500 Tara Pl Hampton, Ga 30228

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STEAM Festival

Oct 1
Atlanta

Join STEAM Festival for a night of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math. At this award-winning event, students from the Duluth school cluster showcase their project-based learning projects. Students will show off their real-world applications, investigations and more! This event takes place at: Duluth Town Green 3167 Main St Duluth GA 30096

Slow Fashion Symposium

Oct 4 – Oct 6
Ponce City Market

Last year, COCO + MISCHA held a sold-out panel discussion on slow fashion. This year the event has grown into a multi-day community gathering to inspire, encourage and educate participants about the merits of slow fashion via styling, brand awareness, and sustainability advocacy. The goal is to inspire conscious consumerism whether that means introducing the … Continued

Atlanta Steampunk

Atlanta Steampunk Exposition

Oct 4
Atlanta

The Atlanta Steampunk Exposition convention of shenanigans, frivolities, adventure, and of course Steampunk! Come take part in this year’s theme: “Coming from the Past to Save Our Future!” And while you’re at it, celebrate Queen Victoria’s 200th at a special birthday ball! This event takes place at: DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Perimeter Dunwoody 4386 Chamblee … Continued

Atlanta International

Atlanta International Night Market

Oct 4 – Oct 6
Atlanta

The fourth-ever Atlanta International Night Market event will be this fall at North Point Mall! Join us for the largest and most diverse night market in the South! With more than 60,000 attendees, 150 vendors & 70 nationalities coming together, this landmark event showcases one of the greatest international communities in the world making it … Continued

Doggie Days

Doggie Days

Oct 5
First Baptist Church of Decatur

Join disABILITY LINK on the lawn of the First Decatur Baptist Church in Decatur for the annual Doggie Days. Enjoy food, family fun, vendors, a silent auction, free pet photos, and of course, bring your dog (on a leash, please)! Learn about your rights as a dog owner, whether it’s a service dog, support animal … Continued

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Atlanta Parent’s Family Festival

Oct 5
Atlanta

Atlanta Parent’s Family Festival features more than 50 exciting family-friendly activities, live entertainment including performers, storytelling, local groups, food, interactive exhibits and more. Craft booths, huge toddler play area, mobile petting farm, interactive sports games, inflatable playground, pony rides, live music and continuous storytelling are just some fun activities at the Festival. No matter if … Continued

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Norcross Art Splash And Wine Festival

Oct 5 – Oct 6
Atlanta

Norcross Art Splash & Wine Festival will splash into the streets of Historic Downtown Norcross. 90 artists from across the country will show off their talents with folk art, ceramics, paintings, photography, mixed media, fiber art, metalwork, and of course, jewelry… lots of sparkly bling! Join them again for the second year of the Wine … Continued

Pine LakeFest

Pine LakeFest

Oct 5 – Oct 6
Atlanta

Now going into its 19th year, this quirky festival by the lake has become a unique destination: a festival where kids and dogs are welcomed, where comfy Conversation Coves offer a break to the weary, where 40+ artists mix it up with 12+ bands, and food & drink are abundant. This event takes place at: … Continued

Atlanta Hip Hop

Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

Oct 6 – Oct 7
Woodruff Park

Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival is a free festival that pays tribute to the four elements of hip hop and Atlanta’s contribution to Hip Hop as a whole. The four sides of the festival are dedicated to the four elements of hip hop displaying b-boy and b-girl exhibits, emcee battles, turntablism and graffiti artists.

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Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby

Oct 5
Atlanta

Bring a chair to watch 100 drivers compete in the Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby, with food vendors, a bake sale, a beer tent, and live music. Cars are judged at noon, and races are right after. This event takes place at: Madison Ave Decatur, GA 30030

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Duluth Beer And Wine Festival

Oct 5

A craft beer and wine lover’s paradise, the Duluth Beer And Wine Festival is curated to please all palates with complimentary samplings of over 75 craft beers and 30 wines hand-selected by Duluth Package Store. In addition to representation of some of the country’s top craft breweries, the festival will showcase a selection of local … Continued

Atlanta Chili

Atlanta Chili Cookoff

Oct 5
Brookhaven Park

Cook and compete or just come to eat and the Atlanta Chili Cookoff! Taste chili and Brunswick Stew from 75+ restaurant and amateur Competition teams. The cookoff is family friendly with a kid zone and activities as well as pet-friendly. A portion the of proceeds benefit Atlanta Fundraising Foundation and Brookhaven Park Conservancy.

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Serb Fest Atlanta

Oct 5 – Oct 6
Atlanta

Join Sts. Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church for their first Serb Fest in Atlanta! Come and experience first-hand Serbian hospitality, culture, history, and mouth-watering food. As you walk the grounds, you will be entertained by talented folklore dancers, challenged to trivia, and your taste buds exposed to new rich flavors. This event takes place … Continued

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Grayson Blues & Brews

Oct 5
Atlanta

Annual Grayson Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival will showcase Georgia Craft brews along with local and regional favorites. *21 and over event This event takes place at: Grayson Community Park 475 Grayson Pkwy Grayson, GA 30017

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Taste Of Tucker

Oct 5
Atlanta

For the 10th consecutive year, Main Street will be packed with people ready to taste delicious food samples from dozens of the best restaurants around, featuring more many specialty dishes at Taste of Tucker! There will live music, a free Kids’=’ Zone for the young ones, and a market, making it an event everyone in … Continued

Chamblee

Taste of Chamblee

Oct 5
Atlanta

The 11th annual Taste of Chamblee returns with cuisines that range from Mexican to Italian and celebrate the diverse restaurant community in Chamblee. In addition to amazing food, the event will feature the SEC college football games on two giant LED screens and a family-friendly kid zone. This event takes place at: Downtown Chamblee Corner … Continued

Sweet Auburn

Sweet Auburn Music Fest

Oct 5 – Oct 6
Atlanta

Are you looking for a weekend with fun-filled entertainment – live music, good food, national artist and celebrities – ALL FREE! The Sweet Auburn Music Fest is what you’ve been waiting for. Witness one of the most amazing music festivals to hit Atlanta and the Southeast. If you’re looking for a perfect blend of music, … Continued

Atlanta Pride

Atlanta Pride

Oct 11 – Oct 13
Piedmont Park

The annual Atlanta Pride festival is a weekend of community activities and service bringing awareness to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the Southeast. The weekend features marches, parades, a marketplace, live entertainment and more. Viewing the marches and parades is free, but advance registration is required to walk in them. Atlanta Pride … Continued

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Atlanta

Oct 11 – Oct 12
Historic Fourth Ward Park

Put on your lederhosen and join Atlanta Sport and Social Club for a weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta 2019! They’re taking two days to enjoy a variety of deliciously cold German beers, Oktoberfest-inspired craft beer, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities.

Lilburn Daze

Lilburn Daze

Oct 12
Atlanta

The family atmosphere at the one-day event is what keeps residents and out – of -towners coming back year after year. For many people, Lilburn Daze is like a reunion. With great shopping opportunities, rides, games, tons of food, and entertainment, there is something to appeal to every member of the family. Lilburn Daze is … Continued

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Run Like Hell 5K

Oct 12
Oakland Cemetery

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 12th annual Run Like Hell 5K. The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers, and all proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of historic Oakland Cemetery.

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Festival On Ponce

Apr 6 – Oct 13
Olmsted Linear Park

The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr. along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art.” In addition to the … Continued

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Taste Of BBQ Festival

Oct 12
Atlanta

Taste of BBQ Festival – formerly known as Alive! Festival, is a family-friendly event that takes place in Suwanee annually. This is a community family festival featuring a Taste of BBQ, LIVE Music plus Local Vendors, an Artist Market and a Family Fun Zone with activities for children of all ages. This event takes place … Continued

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LaVista Park Tour Of Homes

Oct 12
Atlanta

Come take a tour of 4 homes located in one of metro Atlanta’s unique hidden gems. LaVista Park is a unique mix of traditional brick ranches, Mid-Century Modern, Modern, Contemporary and other home styles. Set on tree-lined streets, this urban oasis offers an escape from the hectic metro environment while providing easy access to all … Continued

Chalktoberfest

Chalktoberfest

Oct 12 – Oct 13
Marietta Square

The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is proud to present Chalktoberfest, an exciting combination of their annual Chalk Festival with Marietta’s first Craft Beer Festival. Enjoy craft beer samplings, live music from local artists, professional chalk artists chalk the streets and great food at the beautiful downtown square of Marietta. The Craft Beer Festival is Saturday … Continued

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Castleberry Hill Loft Tour

Oct 12
Castleberry Hill Neighborhood

Attendees of the Castleberry Hill Loft Tour will have an intimate look into hand-selected lofts that were once 20th century warehouses and production plants for numerous industries. These lofts vary in style and size, decorated and designed with diverse taste and budgets. No two units are alike!

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Taste Of Acworth

Oct 12
Atlanta

Acworth Business Association hosts Taste of Acworth every year in October. Festival Patrons, Members & tourists travel in October for one of the Largest Public Events in Acworth. Taste of Acworth showcases many of the multiple local restaurants! At prices from $1 to $4, it’s impossible to leave hungry! Complete with local vendors, an interactive … Continued

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Fall Farm Days

Oct 12
Archibald Smith Plantation Home

Fall Farm Days is fun for the whole family featuring artisan exhibits and demonstrations of life on a 19th Century Farm. Free activities provided by Roswell Garden Club including handmade birdfeeders, crafts, scavenger hunt, floral arranging, a petting zoo with farm animals, wagon rides and more! Hotdogs and hamburger lunches as well as baked goods … Continued

Oakhurst Porchfest

Oakhurst Porchfest

Oct 12
Decatur

The Oakhurst Porchfest is a grassroots community music spectacle where front porches become stages, yards become venues, and radical generosity and good will rule the day. Porchfest is much more an afternoon of coordinated yard performances than it is a conventional festival. There’s no real boss, no specific enclosed or protected area, and everything you … Continued

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Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest

Oct 12
Atlanta

Make designs out of chalk and compete with participants from other library branches at the Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest. The best design will win a prize! This event takes place at: Suwanee Branch Library 361 Main Street Suwanee, GA 30024

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Atlanta Air Show

Oct 12 – Oct 13
Atlanta

The Atlanta Motor Speedway will once again become an “Aerial Stadium” as the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds headline the Atlanta Air Show! The Atlanta Air Show offers comforts and conveniences that you won’t find at any other air show in the nation. From the #1 thing people want more of at an air show, shade … Continued

Run Like Hell

Run Like Hell

Oct 13
Oakland Cemetery

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 12th annual Run Like Hell. The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers, and all proceeds go to the restoration and preservation of historic Oakland Cemetery. The race covers several areas of the Cemetery as well as the Memorial … Continued

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Georgia Apple Festival

Oct 13 – Oct 20
  Next time: 9:00am on Oct 20
Atlanta

The Georgia Apple Festival brings two exciting weekends to Ellijay, Georgia every year with hundreds of vendors offering food, art, crafts, and more, as well visitors from all over. The Ellijay Lions Club, the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce, the cities of Ellijay and East Ellijay, and Gilmer County invite everyone to come and enjoy … Continued

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Annual Serenbe Home Tour

Oct 13
Serenbe Community

The Annual Serenbe Home Tour provides home and design enthusiasts an opportunity to step inside beautifully appointed private residences. Come see the homes that make it unique as you enjoy the day with the community. Experience the magic of Serenbe as you explore Grange and Swann Ridge… make a day of it and visit the … Continued

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Harvest On The ‘Hooch

Oct 13
Chattahoochee Nature Center

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is pleased to welcome guests of all ages to an annual outdoor food and craft beer event, Harvest on the ‘Hooch, celebrating the vital connections between the garden and the plate. This event raises funds for the Center’s Unity Garden, which supplies more than five tons of fresh produce annually to … Continued

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Good Taste Gwinnett

Oct 17
Infinite Energy Center

Foodies… Grab your friends or make it a date night and join us for Good Taste Gwinnett: A Cooking Showcase features tastings from local restaurants while their chefs whip up their signature dishes on the cooking demo stage and teach you some great cooking tips for at home. Plus, attendees can browse and shop local … Continued

Southern Ghosts

A Tour of Southern Ghosts

Oct 17 – Oct 27
  Next time: 7:00pm on Oct 20
Stone Mountain Park

A Tour of Southern Ghosts is a storytelling festival that showcases the best ghost stories from the South. For eight nights this fall, some 15,000 visitors will be guided on a lantern-lit tours of yesteryear vividly brought to life through the grand tradition of Southern storytelling. At this bewitching time of the year, why not … Continued

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Stone Mountain Highland Games

Oct 18 – Oct 20
  Next time: 9:00am on Oct 20
Stone Mountain Park

Established in 1973, the Stone Mountain Highland Games and Scottish Festival is one of the oldest international festivals to take place in the Metro Atlanta area. It is very popular in the community and routinely draws participants from all over the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom (including Scotland, Northern Ireland and England), Ireland, Australia, … Continued

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Owl-O-Ween

Oct 18 – Oct 19

As night falls, hot air balloons provide the beautiful glowing backdrop for Owl-O-Ween, a visually stunning autumn event. There will be multiple stages, balloon glows, tethered balloon rides, and more than 120+ performing artists thrilling audiences throughout the park. Revelers of all ages are encouraged to go all out and join in the Costume Catwalk … Continued

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Taste Of Atlanta

Oct 18 – Oct 20
Old Fourth Ward Park

Celebrating its 18th year, Taste of Atlanta is the city’s award-winning food and drink festival showcasing the local restaurant scene and attracting food lovers from the region and beyond. Throughout three days of bites and bevs, more than 100 of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants will show off their most craveable dishes alongside live on-stage cooking demos … Continued

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Trick-Or-Treat Trot 5K

Oct 19
Atlanta

The 9th Annual Trick-or-Treat Trot Family Fall Festival and 5K Run/Walk unites hundreds of children, families, and even runners to raise funds and increase awareness for young children with disabilities in the Atlanta and North Georgia community. Runners of all levels can register for the 5k Run/Walk – All proceeds benefit the children and families … Continued

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Fun Fall Festival

Oct 19
Atlanta

Fun Fall Festival is a family-oriented festival that includes a petting zoo, magic show, live entertainment, kids’ fun zone, games and activities, delicious fun food, vendor shopping, arts and crafts and much more. This event takes place at: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Pawfest

PAWfest

Oct 19
Atlanta

The City of Lawrenceville and Gwinnett Humane Society are looking forward to PAWfest this fall at a new location at Praise Community Church. This event takes place at: Praise Community Church 329 Grayson Hwy Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046

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LocalMotion Arts Festival

Oct 19
Atlanta

LocalMotion Arts Festival 2019 is a visual, performing arts and craft beer experience. Located in historic downtown Hapeville, Georgia – 10 miles south of downtown Atlanta, the LocalMotion Festival is a premier artist destination. Featuring an array of art media from all over the southeast, local craft beers on tap, wine, live music, kids games … Continued

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Porches And Pies Festival

Oct 19
Adair Park

Adair Park are excited to invite you to the 5th annual Porches and Pies Festival in Southwest Atlanta’s historic Adair Park. The festival features a city-wide pie bake-off and tasting, showcasing the many home bakers and professional pastry chefs in Atlanta. The festival is free to attend, and includes music, food trucks, kids’ activities. Buy … Continued

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Decatur Craft Beer Festival

Oct 19 – Dec 19
Decatur Square

Enjoy an afternoon of beer tasting and music on the square at the Decatur Craft Beer Festival. Each general admission ticket includes a special tasting glass and unlimited sips from more than 80 breweries. Rock out to live music throughout the festival, while a DJ keeps you moving between sets.

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Little Hands, Big LOVEFEST

Oct 20
  Next time: 11:00am on Oct 20
Piedmont Park

Little Hands, Big LOVEFEST is a philanthropic family festival and fun run held in the Meadow at Piedmont Park where children of all ages can actively engage in civic projects that benefit other children in Atlanta. The annual event is hosted by Children Helping Children (CHC), an Atlanta-based nonprofit committed to educating and empowering youth … Continued

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EV Caravan To Ray Day 2019

Oct 20
  Next time: 1:00pm on Oct 20
Atlanta

Do you drive an electric vehicle? Join with EV advocates and enthusiasts from across the state on a 30-mile caravan from Atlanta to Serenbe. There, the caravan will join Ray Day, the annual celebration of the life and legacy of green pioneer, Ray Anderson. The event will begin at the Georgia Power Headquarters for a … Continued

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Landlocked 3

Oct 20
  Next time: 3:00pm on Oct 20
Atlanta

Oyster South + the teams from Kimball House and Watchman’s Seafood and Spirits present Landlocked 3, a one-day oyster and BBQ festival featuring 20+ of the South’s best oyster farmers and guest farms from around the country, offering their homegrown raw oysters, plus 20+ of the best chefs, pitmasters, and mixologists from Atlanta and beyond … Continued

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Livable Buckhead’s Party On The Path

Oct 20
  Next time: 6:00pm on Oct 20
Atlanta

Livable Buckhead’s Party on the Path will be a night of hot music, cool drinks and dancing under the stars on Buckhead’s newest section of PATH400. Join them for a celebration that bridges the energy of south Buckhead and the elegance of the north, while supporting Livable Buckhead’s mission of creating much-needed community greenspace. Enjoy … Continued

Oktoberfest Brunch

Oktoberfest Brunch

Oct 21
  Next time: 11:30pm on Oct 22
Fox Theatre

Your local Atlanta Lexus dealers invite you to join them for Oktoberfest Brunch, a German-inspired brunch experience at the Fox Theatre Marquee Club presented by Lexus! Enjoy a delicious brunch crafted by our own in-house chef, alongside signature Oktoberfest beers provided by Atlanta’s own; Three Taverns Brewery, Wild Heaven Beer, and Monday Night Brewing. To … Continued

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Atlanta Greek Film Expo

Oct 25 – Oct 27
  Next time: 7:30am on Oct 25
Atlanta

Atlanta Greek Film Expo your odyssey to Greek cinema! This annual event features current, award-winning films from Greece and Cyprus. This event takes place at: Regal Tara Cinemas 2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30324

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The Big Pumpkin 5K Run

Oct 26
  Next time: 8:00am on Oct 26
Atlanta

The Cottage School (TCS) is bringing back a long time North Fulton favorite, The Big Pumpkin 5k Run, featuring a USATF certified course–now a Peachtree qualifier–and a post-event fall festival hosted by the Barnes Young Team of Keller Williams. The race will start and finish at CrossFit North Fulton. Proceeds from the event will go … Continued

ATL Conjure

ATL Conjure And Culture Festival

Oct 26 – Oct 27
  Next time: 10:00am on Oct 26
Atlanta

ATL Conjure Fest is a two-day event celebrating the culture and spiritual traditions of people of African American descent and ancestry. Day one will consist of the Conjure Fest Ancestral Walk and Vendor Market, along with workshop classes taught by highly qualified special invited instructors, healthy and healing food options, a kids zone, guest speakers … Continued

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Hillside’s Neighborhood Low Country Boil

Oct 26
  Next time: 3:00pm on Oct 26
Atlanta

Join your neighbors at Hillside for an afternoon of delicious food, personal connections and the opportunity to improve your mental health awareness. This event takes place at: Hillside, Inc. 690 Courtenay Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30306

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Avondale Wine Walk

Oct 26
  Next time: 3:00pm on Oct 26
Atlanta

The Avondale Wine Walk transforms this historic city’s retail shops and restaurants into wine tasting destinations. Your ticket gets your entry, a commemorative wine glass, sample tastings, live entertainment and transportation throughout the event. All wines samples will be available to order after the event through the Purple Corkscrew Wine Shop & Tasting Room in … Continued

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Doggies On The BeltLine Costume Parade

Oct 27
  Next time: 1:00pm on Oct 27
Ponce City Market

Join Ponce City Market and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership for a doggone good time at the annual Doggies on the BeltLine costume dog parade. The celebration will kick off at The Shed at Ponce City Market, where precious pooches and their humans will enjoy Halloween goodies before heading down the Eastside Trail and ending up … Continued

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