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Atlanta events June 2019

Seniors expo

June 1, 2019
27 miles NE
Generations Expo has health screenings and service vendors (health, finance, education, travel, housing) at Infinite Energy Forum in Duluth for ages 50+. Free.

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

June 1 - 2, 2019
(begins May 30)
2 miles north
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival celebrates cuisine of the South and other southern regions of the world with tasting tents, full meals, and classes in and near Loews Atlanta Hotel in Midtown for age 21+.

Butterfly festival

June 1 - 2, 2019
22 miles north
Flying Colors Butterfly Festival features the release of hundreds of butterflies (unless it rains), a butterfly encounter, butterfly crafts, face painting, live music, and food trucks at Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell. Free shuttle bus to offsite parking. No pets.

Renaissance festival

June 1 - 2, 2019
(begins April 13)
24 miles SW
See knights and maidens, dine on turkey legs and ale, and shop from 150 artisans at Georgia Renaissance Festival, a medieval amusement park open weekends & Memorial Day in Fairburn. On the ticket page, enter “castle” in promo box to save 10% on adult or child.

Game festival

June 1 - 2, 2019
(begins May 30)
26 miles north
Enjoy playing board games for four days at the Atlanta Game Fest at Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta. Repeats in Oct.

Alpharetta street party

June 2, 2019
25 miles north
Celebrate Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest after dark with beer, wine, local restaurant food, and music in historic downtown Alpharetta.

Hot air balloon festival

June 7 - 8, 2019
29 miles south
See hot air balloons up close, watch them glow, and take a tethered ride at Balloons Over Fayette, which also has a kids’ zone, food, and crafts in Fayetteville. May be postponed if it rains.

Peachtree Corners Festival

June 7 - 9, 2019
20 miles NE
Peachtree Corners Festival [website has sound] features craft & food vendors, entertainment, live music, car shows both days, and kids’ activities. Free.

Visit private gardens

June 8, 2019
multiple locations
See seven gardens with hydrangeas in East Cobb and Roswell during the self-guided Garden Tour of The American Hydrangea Society.

Cemetery music festival

June 8, 2019
2 miles SE
Tunes from the Tombs features a dozen local bands playing all genres of music in and among the monuments, mausoleums, and gardens of Oakland Cemetery. Food trucks and beverages are available, plus kids’ activities. Children under age 4 are free.

Beer benefit

June 8, 2019
5 miles NE
Rock the Cure offers live music, local beer, great food, and raffle prizes at SweetWater Brewery to support diabetes research.

Lavender Festival

June 8, 2019
21 miles north
Shop from vendors (art, crafts, antiques, food), learn about lavender, make crafts, check out the children’s activities, and hear local musicians at the Roswell Lavender Festival at Barrington Hall in Roswell. Free.

Scottish festival

June 8 - 9, 2019
98 miles north
Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games is about athletic games, bagpipes and drums, Scottish dancing, food, music, and historical demonstrations in Blairsville. No pets or alcohol.

African-American music & parade

June 14 - 16, 2019
3.6 miles SW
Juneteenth is a free three-day music festival with vendors and children’s activities at Mozley Park. On Saturday, a parade leaves Morris Brown College at noon and follows MLK Drive to the festival. The festival ends Sunday night with fireworks.

Summer beer festival

June 15, 2019
1.7 miles NE
A ticket to Atlanta Summer Beer Fest includes samples of 200 kinds of beer, wine, and cider, with live music and food for sale at Historic Fourth Ward Park for age 21+.

Lantern parade

June 15, 2019
18 miles north
Attend a lantern-making workshop, or bring your own lantern, or just watch the Sandy Springs Lantern Parade, which goes from Steel Canyon Golf Club to Morgan Falls Overlook Park. Free.

Father’s Day restaurants

June 16, 2019
Greater Atlanta
OpenTable lists restaurants that offer special brunch, lunch, and dinner menus on Father’s Day.

Father’s Day at the Zoo

June 16, 2019
4 miles NW
Dad enters free with any regular adult or child ticket purchase on Father’s Day at the Zoo at Zoo Atlanta.

Monthly family festival

June 20, 2019
(5 to 9 p.m.)
22 miles north
Alive in Roswell has live bands, food trucks, craft beer, vendors, kids’ games, entertainment, and socializing in three locations connected by a free trolley (on Canton Street, in Roswell Square, and behind city hall). Free.

Affordable theater

June 2019
(undated)
Atlanta locations
Atlanta Fringe Festival includes 20 theater shows by “adventurous artists” at six venues, plus parties.

Free movies - Atlantic Station

June 2019
(undated)
Atlanta city parks
Watch Movies in Central Park beginning at sundown (usually 8:30 p.m.). It’s best to arrive early with a blanket or lawn chair. Free.

Free movies - parks

June 2019
(undated)
multiple locations
See free films outdoors at Georgia Movies in the Park in Canton, Cumming, and Dawsonville.

Car-free Westside

June 2019
(undated)
Location is 0.4 miles south
Walk, run, or bike on the Westside during Atlanta Streets Alive, with entertainment and activities for all ages on a 3.6-mile stretch of street from downtown to Underwood Hills (Marietta Street & Howell Mill Road). Free.

Craft market

June 2019
(undated)
0.8 miles south
Shop from crafters, artists, vintage vendors, and local food vendors at Summer Indie Craft Experience at Georgia Freight Depot. Repeats in Nov.

New classical music

June 2019
(undated)
2.1 miles east
Watch six performances of “music that’s vibrant, engaging, and not yet widely known” at the New Music Festival, surrounded by visual art in Whitespace Gallery. Donation.

Concerts in the Garden

June 2019
(undated)
2.5 miles NE
See national acts at Concerts in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden. (Also held in Gainesvile.) You can order food in advance on the website.

Hank Williams night

June 2019
(undated)
2.8 miles NE
Hear eight bands play songs by the country-music legend during Hank Williams Tribute at The Star Community Bar for $10.

Candler Park festival

June 2019
(undated)
3.5 miles east
Candler Park Music & Food Festival has a first-rate music lineup, food trucks, full bars, and arts & crafts vendors. No pets.

Summer jazz

June 2019
(undated)
3.9 miles SW
Hear great jazz once a month from June to September during Jazz Matters at The Wren’s Nest.

Jazz on the Lawn

June 2019
(undated)
4 miles NE
Hear classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues with a ticket to Jazz on the Lawn at Callanwolde. Cash bar and BBQ food for sale.

Virginia-Highland summer festival

June 2019
(undated)
4 miles NE
Summerfest includes art, music, food, a kidsfest, and a Saturday 5K on historic Virginia Ave. Less crowded in the morning. No pets. Free.

Beach party in Decatur

June 2019
(undated)
6 miles NE
Summer in the City [formerly Decatur Beach Party] has 80 tons of sand on the street, kids’ activities, live music, food trucks, beer, and wine. Mostly free.

Hip hop show

June 2019
(undated)
6.8 miles south
Birthday Bash ATL is at Lakewood Amphitheatre.

Short plays in Hapeville

June 2019
(undated)
8 miles south
Tapas III: The Reckoning is a festival of 10-minute plays performed by the Academy Theatre at Hapeville Performing Arts Center.

Free movies - Brookhaven

June 2019
(undated)
9 miles NE
Bring a blanket or chairs for family-friendly Movies on the Town at dusk on the green space at Town Brookhaven. No coolers, food, drinks, or pets. Free.

Formal dinner

June 2019
(undated)
11 miles NW
Your ticket to the Black Tie Gala includes a plated dinner, a speaker, and entertainment at Cobb Galleria Centre, and it supports charity.

Mississippi picnic

June 2019
(undated)
11.7 miles north
Mississippi in the Park has live music and authentic food (fried catfish, chicken nuggets, coleslaw, corn nuggets, hushpuppies, tea, and cake) at Chastain Park.

Food & music festival

June 2019
(undated)
14 miles north
Food That Rocks features samples from 20 local restaurants, live music, and a tent with wine, beer, and cocktail tastes in Sandy Springs for age 21+.

Free movies - Mableton

June 2019
(undated)
14 miles NW
See an outdoor movie at the Free Movie Series at Mable House Amphitheatre.

Soap Box Derby

June 2019
(undated)
16 miles NE
North Georgia Soap Box Derby [formerly Dunwoody Soap Box Derby] includes group photos, then an opening ceremony, races, inspections, and awards at First Baptist Church on N. Peachtree Rd.

Canadian party

June 2019
(undated)
16.3 miles north
Come celebrate Canada, eh? Atlanta Canada Fest features Canadian food, Canadian musicians, and street hockey for the kids at Meehan’s Public House in Sandy Springs. Children under age 16 are free.

Paddleboard race

June 2019
(undated)
20.7 miles north
Stand Up for the Hooch is a race that goes 2 and 6 miles on the Chattahoochee River from Morgan Falls Overlook Park in Sandy Springs. Free for spectators.

Patriotic concert

June 2019
(undated)
21 miles north
A choir and symphony perform patriotic classics at the Patriotic Celebration Concert at Roswell United Methodist Church. Free but get tickets in advance.

Family wellness festival

June 2019
(undated)
31 miles NE
Spring Into Summer at 6 p.m. features wellness exhibitors and family activities, plus a 3K glow-in-the-dark walk/run for $10 at 8:30 p.m., followed by a free movie on the lawn at roughly 9 p.m. in Lawrenceville.

Kids’ carnival

June 2019
(undated)
32 miles NE
Summer Fun Festival has entertainment, arts & crafts, food vendors, games, a kids’ zone, and a petting zoo at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Admission is $5 if older than 2 years. Bring a chair or blanket.

Wine stroll in Newnan

June 2019
(undated)
39 miles SW
Stroll the streets of downtown Newnan and sample wine in shops during Summer Wined-Up.

Father’s Day tasting

June 2019
(undated)
0.9 miles south
Family Food Fest Atlanta offers food tasting and live R&B music at Georgia Railroad Freight Depot.

Grilled Cheese Festival

June 2019
(undated)
10 miles NE
Your entry fee includes three samples and you can buy more for $1 to $4, and then vote for your favorites at Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival, with “food trucks, brews, live local music, and all kinds of contests and activities” at Brookhaven Park. Saturday is only age 21+.

Fourth of July - Six Flags

June 2019
(undated)
12.5 miles west
See fireworks every night at dusk during July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia.

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