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Atlanta events March 2019

Cardboard-costume event

March 2, 2019
0 miles
Cardboard*Con is about making cheap science-fiction and fantasy cardboard costumes to wear, and then roaming among downtown hotels and bars.

Family obstacle course

March 2, 2019
(10 a.m.)
2.2 miles NE
You and your kids age 3+ can take the KidFitStrong Fitness Challenge, which includes 10 fitness stations (sprinting, push ups, wall crawls, hurdles, jumping jacks, sit ups, climbing, tunnel crawls) in Piedmont Park. Free except food and nearby activities. Register online.

Beer, bourbon, barbecue

March 2, 2019
3 miles north
Sample beer and bourbon, eat barbecue, and hear music at the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival at Atlantic Station.
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Tattoo convention

March 8 - 10, 2019
0.1 miles north
Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention features live tattooing, sideshows, and entertainment at Atlanta Convention Center.

Quilts in a mansion

March 8 - 17, 2019
21 miles north
See hundreds of locally made quilts at the Quilt Show in historic Bulloch Hall in Roswell.

Science festival

March 8 - 23, 2019
Atlanta locations
Atlanta Science Festival features hands-on activities, performances, presentations, and facility tours in dozens of locations to celebrate local science and technology. See the events booklet.

Forsythia Festival

March 9 - 10, 2019
62 miles SE
Forsythia Festival features 100 juried arts-and-crafts vendors, live entertainment, a children’s area, and a 5K in Forsyth. No pets. Free.

Run with the dogs

March 10, 2019
2.5 miles NE
Doggie Dash & 5K begins and ends at the Promenade in Piedmont Park, with a one-mile version for puppies. The 5K event has awards in age divisions for both men and women. You are also welcome without a dog.

Craft show

March 15 - 17, 2019
11 miles NW
Find 230 contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home-decor artists at the American Craft Show at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Daffodil Day

March 16, 2019
2 miles SE
See flowers, shop for plants, hear talks, and take garden walks during Daffodil Day, with kids’ activities at Oakland Cemetery. Free.

St. Patrick’s Day parade

March 16, 2019
(noon)
2.2 miles north
The Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade has 2,000 dancers, musicians, and Irish enthusiasts, plus giant balloons, floats, and marching bands in Midtown that go south on Peachtree St. from 15th St. NE to 5th St. NE.

Welsh festival

March 16, 2019
47 miles NW
WelshFest has Welsh music, stories, vendors, a 5K, a kids’ area, and a kilt contest in tiny Rockmart. Free.

Marathon & fitness expo

March 17, 2019
0.5 miles NW
The Atlanta Marathon & Half Marathon [formerly Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon] plus 5K begin and end on Sunday at Pemberton Place.

Auto show

March 20 - 24, 2019
0.5 miles west
Atlanta International Auto Show includes hundreds of new cars, light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles at Georgia World Congress Center.

Home show

March 22 - 24, 2019
11 miles NW
Spring Atlanta Home Show is billed as Georgia’s largest home show and features 350 home-improvement companies at Cobb Galleria Centre. Repeats in Sept.

Cherry blossom festival - Macon

March 22 - 31, 2019
85 miles SE
International Cherry Blossom Festival includes 80 events, arts & crafts vendors, concerts, food trucks, a parade, a street party, and 350,000 flowering cherry trees.

Beer festival

March 23, 2019
23.8 miles north
Roswell Beer Festival promises 300 beers, restaurant food, and local bands at Roswell Town Square.

Cherry blossom festival - Conyers

March 23 - 24, 2019
33 miles east
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival features 300 arts & crafts booths, international music and dance, food vendors, a Saturday 5K race, and a big children’s area at the Georgia International Horse Park.

Colonial reenactment day

March 28 - 31, 2019
49 miles NE
See life in 1790s Georgia at the 18th Century Colonial Market Faire, including historical crafts, games, military drills, music, and treats at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder.

Cherry blossom festival - Brookhaven

March 30 - 31, 2019
13 miles NE
Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival has arts and crafts vendors, family activities, live music, a Saturday car show, a Sunday pet parade and costume contest, and a Sunday 5K run and a 1K walk at Blackburn Park.

Macon arts festival

March 30 - 31, 2019
85 miles SE
Browse arts and crafts while the cherry trees bloom in downtown Macon at Mulberry Street Festival. Free.

Golf tournament

March 31, 2019
28.8 miles NE
Watch the top U.S. and top British amateur golfers compete in The Georgia Cup at The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta. Free, with food & drink for sale.

Jewish Music Festival

March 2019
(undated)
Atlanta locations
Atlanta Jewish Music Festival includes jazz, sacred, folk, orchestral, kids’, and rock ’n’ roll music.

Kitchens tour

March 2019
(undated)
North of Atlanta
Tour of Kitchens is a self-guided visit of “14 of Atlanta’s finest residential kitchens created by the city’s most celebrated kitchen designers” with culinary demonstrations in some homes (7 kitchens each day). Children age 5 and younger are free. Brochure.

Family event

March 2019
(undated)
0.5 miles NW
Register online for Be Healthy Georgia Festival, which includes two kids’ races (ages 1-6 and 7-14), games, sports activities, team mascots, and a fitness expo at Pemberton Place, 126 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW. Free.

Underground art show

March 2019
(undated)
0.9 miles south
The Atlanta Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a traveling exhibition of 100 artists, with pancakes, live music, body painting, and multimedia displays at GA Freight Depot for age 21+. Pay cash at the door or buy a line-jumper ticket online.

Motocross racing

March 2019
(undated)
1 mile SW
Watch off-road motorcycles race on dirt tracks with steep jumps, tight corners, and obstacles at AMA Supercross in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Brunch festival

March 2019
(undated)
1.7 miles NE
Buy tasty bites from 20 restaurants and beverages (Bloody Marys, Mimosas, beer, and wine) with music from a pop tribute band at Atlanta Brunch Festival at Atlantic Station for age 21+. No pets.

Inman Park Restaurant Week

March 2019
(undated)
2 miles east
Get a special deal on a three-course fixed-price meal at a dozen restaurants during Inman Park Restaurant Week in Inman Park. Repeats in Oct.

Pub crawl

March 2019
(undated)
2 miles NE
A ticket to Pub Crawl on the BeltLine includes a free drink at five venues plus food discounts.

Bacon festival

March 2019
(undated)
2.4 miles NE
Enjoy sizzling bacon, barbecue, local bands, games, and beer at BaconFest outdoors at 569 Ezzard Street for age 21+.

American music in the park

March 2019
(undated)
2.5 miles NE
Hear four bands playing country, rockabilly, and rock at Americana in the Park, with food and drink for sale outside the Park Tavern in Piedmont Park. Children under age 12 are free.

Oyster festival

March 2019
(undated)
2.5 miles NE
Oyster Crawfish Festival has live New Orleans music with oysters and crawfish for sale at the Park Tavern for age 21+.

Chocolate and Art Show

March 2019
(undated)
4 miles SW
The Chocolate and Art Show features artists, live body painting, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate at The B Complex for age 21+.

Beer, blues, and BBQ

March 2019
(undated)
5.9 miles NW
Manna Fund Winter Blues Fundraiser promises “unlimited BBQ from Atlanta’s hottest BBQ joints,” beer, and live blues at Red Brick Brewing.

Model Train Show

March 2019
(undated)
11 miles NW
The Model Train Show features model train layouts and hundreds of vendors at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Restaurant week

March 2019
(undated)
11 miles south
Get a special deal on a lunch or dinner meal at a dozen restaurants during ATL Airport District Restaurant Week in East Point, College Park, Hapeville, and Union City.

Baseball tailgate party

March 2019
(undated)
12.7 miles NW
Ultimate Atlanta Bar Crawls Tailgate Party includes unlimited draft beer, cocktails, hot dogs, hamburgers, snacks, games, and optional ticket to the 7:10 p.m. Braves vs. Phillies game, in Parking lot 29 at Suntrust Park.

Cowboy show

March 2019
(undated)
27 miles NE
Professional Bull Riders compete to see who can last the longest atop a bucking bull at Infinite Energy Arena.

Tiny house festival

March 2019
(undated)
28 miles south
See 75 tiny houses, meet the builders, and shop at food booths during the Georgia Tiny House Festival at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Free for children age 12 and younger, plus certain free hours on Friday. Speakers.

Beer festival

March 2019
(undated)
32 miles NE
Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest offers tastes of 350 craft beers, local restaurant food for sale, games, and live music at Suwanee Town Center Park for age 21+.

Country music up north

March 2019
(undated)
40.7 miles north
CR Music Festival is an all-ages country and rock music festival, with food trucks, beer tents, and arts & crafts vendors at Etowah River Park in Canton.

Pub crawl in Athens

March 2019
(undated)
72 miles NE
Dress as a criminal or a crime fighter for Super Hero Pub Crawl at 4 pubs in downtown Athens for age 21+.

St. Patrick’s Day block party

March 2019
(undated)
2.1 miles north
Crescent Street is blocked off for Paddyfest outside Rí Rá Irish Pub, which promises eight bands, DJs, Irish dancers, four bars, and a beer truck. Flyer.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 2019
(undated)
2.5 miles NE
Join the crowd wearing green costumes at Lepre*Con, which has zany contests and two stages of music outside Park Tavern for age 21+.

Shamrock race

March 2019
(undated)
3 miles north
Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race is a walk or run (kids’ 1K, 5K, 10K) with Irish entertainment beginning at Atlantic Station.

St. Patrick’s Day celebration

March 2019
(undated)
3 miles north
Shamrock the Station begins with kids’ activities and Irish dancing at 2 p.m, followed by live music and beer at 4 p.m. in Central Park at Atlantic Station. Irish costumes and accents are optional.

St. Patrick’s Day block party

March 2019
(undated)
3.1 miles NE
Billed as Atlanta’s oldest Irish pub, Limerick Junction opens at noon and the outdoor St. Patrick’s Day Festival opens at 2 p.m. Must be 21+ after 6 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 2019
(undated)
6 miles NE
St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Festival has bars and live music (plus Irish dancers one afternoon) on Buckhead Avenue outside Fado.

St. Patrick’s Day in Smyrna

March 2019
(undated)
15.6 miles NW
Smyrna St. Patrick’s Day Fest promises live music both days, plus a green fountain and kids’ activities on Saturday in and around Atkins Park Tavern in Smyrna. Children age 12 and younger are free.

St. Patrick’s Day for dogs

March 2019
(undated)
17 miles NE
St. Paw-trick’s Day Rescue Dog Olympics is “an interactive, fun field day of silly and competitive games for dogs and their humans” plus pet vendors, a dog fashion show, a costume contest, and a green beer garden at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody. Free.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 2019
(undated)
18.1 miles north
A ticket to Paddy’s & Pint’s Fest includes a free craft beer and green party beads at Pontoon Brewing in Sandy Springs, plus 2 bands, 2 DJs, and food trucks.

St. Patrick’s Day in Roswell

March 2019
(undated)
21 miles north
Family-friendly MacFestivus includes a 1/2 K road race, live music beginning at 1 p.m., Irish dancers, a beer truck, a face painter, and a balloon artist for kids on closed Elizabeth Way near Mac McGee.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 2019
(undated)
23 miles north
Your ticket to Shamrockin’ for a Cure includes food, drinks, live music, dancing, and a charity auction at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta.