Atlanta events March 2019. Things to do in Atlanta.

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Atlanta events March 2019

Tiny house festival

March 1 - 3, 2019
86 miles SE
Georgia Tiny House Festival
See tiny houses, meet the builders, and shop at food booths during the Georgia Tiny House Festival at Central City Park in Macon. Free for children age 12 and younger, and free certain hours on Friday.

Art auction

March 2, 2019
0.1 mile south
View works by 200 artists from around the world, bid in a silent auction on your phone, eat complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and visit the cash bar during Art Papers Art Auction at Southern Exchange Ballrooms.

Motocross race

March 2, 2019
(6:30 p.m.)
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.

Daffodil Day

March 2, 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.

Pub Crawl on the BeltLine

March 2, 2019
(12 to 4:30 p.m.)
2 miles NE
A ticket to Pub Crawl on the BeltLine includes a free drink at five venues plus food discounts.

Oyster festival

March 2, 2019
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+.

Beer, bourbon, barbecue

March 2, 2019
(2 p.m., VIP noon)
3 miles north
Sample beer and bourbon, eat barbecue, and hear music at the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival at Atlantic Station.

Cuban show

March 2, 2019
(8 p.m.)
14.6 miles north
The Havana Cuba All-Stars deliver a contemporary take on traditional Cuban music “backed by three of Cuba’s finest dancing couples” at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center.

American music in the park

March 3, 2019
(1 to 6 p.m.)
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.

Mardi Gras in Alpharetta

March 5, 2019
(5 to 9 p.m.)
25.1 miles north
Mardi Gras at Avalon turns Avalon Boulevard into a suburban version of Bourbon Street with live music and New-Orleans-style food and drink for sale. Free.

Jewish Music Festival

March 7 - 16, 2019
Atlanta locations
Atlanta Jewish Music Festival includes jazz, sacred, folk, orchestral, kids’, and rock ’n’ roll music.

Musical inventions

March 8 - 9, 2019
1.9 miles NW
Watch inventors play new musical instruments they designed and talk about how they work at Margaret Guthman New Instrument Competition at Ferst Center for the Arts. Watch preliminary judging or the final competition (Saturday 7 p.m.). Free.

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.

Brunch festival

March 9, 2019
(noon, VIP 11 a.m.)
1.7 miles NE
Buy tasty bites from 25 restaurants plus 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.

Pub crawl

March 9, 2019
(4 to 11 p.m.)
3 miles NE
Dress as a criminal or a crime fighter for SuperHero Pub Crawl at four pubs in Virginia Highlands for age 21+.

Cowboy show

March 9 - 10, 2019
27 miles NE
Professional Bull Riders compete to see who can last the longest atop a bucking bull at Infinite Energy Arena.

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.

Restaurant week

March 9 - 17, 2019
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, and Hapeville.

Science festival

March 9 - 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. The giant Exploration Expo is March 23 in Piedmont Park. See the 2019 events booklet.

Doggie “Olympics”

March 10, 2019
2.5 miles NE
Rescue Dog Games 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, beer, and food at Piedmont Park. Free, except $7 for the Very Important Puppy Area.

Run with the dogs

March 10, 2019
2.5 miles NE
Doggie Dash & 5K begins and ends at the Magnolia Hall 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.

Stimulate your mind

March 15, 2019
0.2 miles south
Hear 17 brilliant speakers “present ideas that challenge us to reconsider what we think we already know” at TEDxAtlanta at Rialto Center for the Arts.

Chocolate and Art Show

March 15 - 16, 2019
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+.

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.

Family event

March 16, 2019
0.4 miles west
Register online for Atlanta Kids Marathon, which includes three kids’ races (ages 1-4, 1-9, 7-14), medals and T-shirts for all, and snacks at Centennial Olympic Park.

St. Patrick’s Day block party

March 16, 2019
2.1 miles north
Crescent Street is blocked off for Paddyfest outside Rí Rá Irish Pub, which promises five bands, DJs, Irish dancers, bars, and a beer truck.

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 going south on Peachtree Street (from 15th St. NE to 5th St. NE).

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 16, 2019
(3 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Irish Lights Festival is an all-day party featuring the band “Irish Lights” plus multiple areas of entertainment with “DJs spinning EDM, tropical house, deep house, progressive house, and open format music” outside Park Tavern for age 21+.

Shamrock race

March 16, 2019
3 miles north
Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race is a walk or run (10K, 5K, and kids’ 1K) with a “vendor village, entertainment, and food” beginning at Atlantic Station.

St. Patrick’s Day block party

March 16, 2019
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 noon indoors and 2 p.m. outdoors. Families are welcome outdoors until 6 p.m. then 21+.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 16, 2019
18.1 miles north
A ticket to St. Patrick’s Day at Pontoon Brewing [formerly Paddy’s & Pint’s Fest] includes five beer tickets and party favors at Pontoon Brewing in Sandy Springs, with a band, games, and food trucks. Kids free.

St. Patrick’s Day in Roswell

March 16, 2019
(12 to 8 p.m.)
21 miles north
Family-friendly MacFestivus includes live music, Irish dancers, a beer truck, and family activities on closed Canton Street near Mac McGee. Free admission.

Beer festival

March 16, 2019
(1 p.m., VIP noon)
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+.

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.

Model Train Show

March 16 - 17, 2019
11 miles NW
The Model Train Show features model train layouts and hundreds of vendors at Cobb Galleria Centre.

St. Patrick’s Day in Smyrna

March 16 - 17, 2019
15.6 miles NW
Smyrna St. Patrick’s Day Fest promises live music, carnival games, bars, and food for sale in and around Atkins Park Tavern in Smyrna. The fountain is dyed green Saturday at 5 p.m. Children age 12 and younger are free.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 17, 2019
(noon)
6 miles NE
St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Events has bars, live music, and Irish dancers on the lot at Buckhead Avenue NE & N. Fulton Drive.

Auto show

March 20 - 24, 2019
1.2 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 250 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 75 events, arts & crafts vendors, concerts, food trucks, a parade (4 p.m. March 24), parties, and Macon’s 350,000 flowering cherry trees.

Party for pets

March 23, 2019
(6:30 to 11:30 p.m.)
7.4 miles north
A $200 ticket to the masquerade party For the Love of Paws includes a three-course meal, an open bar, entertainment, dancing, and auctions at InterContinental Buckhead to support pet rescue.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 23, 2019
(7 p.m.)
23 miles north
Your ticket to Shamrockin’ for a Cure includes food, drinks, live music, dancing, and a charity auction at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta.

Beer festival

March 23, 2019
23.8 miles north
Roswell Beer Festival promises 400 beers, restaurant food, and local bands at Roswell Town Square.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

March 23, 2019
(7:30 to 9:30 p.m.)
24.9 miles north
Flashlight Egg Hunt offers light refreshments, photos with the Easter bunny, prizes, and an egg hunt (separate hunt for age 4 and younger) at East Roswell Recreation Center. To register, click “+” on the registration page.

Color festival

March 23, 2019
(11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)
30.3 miles NE
Your ticket to Atlanta Holi includes a pizza slice, a drink, and a packet of colored powder to throw in the air to celebrate spring in Johns Creek. A DJ will be playing Bollywood music.

Kitchens tour

March 23 - 24, 2019
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. Children age 5 and younger are free. Brochure (PDF).

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, and a children’s area at the Georgia International Horse Park. Free except parking.

Chicken wing festival

March 23 - 24, 2019
40.6 miles north
Wing & Rock Fest offers chicken wings from local restaurants, an eating contest, live music, arts and crafts vendors, and a kids’ zone at Etowah River Park in Canton. Free.

Fermented food festival

March 24, 2019
(11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
3.3 miles SW
Family-friendly Atlanta Fermentation Festival offers fermented products from dozens of producers, educational talks and demonstrations, seasonal kombucha on tap, and a libation lounge at Cultured South Fermentation Co. Free.

Bloody Mary festival

March 24, 2019
(12 to 3:30 p.m.)
4.1 miles NW
A ticket to The Bloody Mary Festival - Atlanta includes unlimited tastes of creative bloody marys, craft spirits, and artisan food samples at The Fairmont for age 21+.

Inman Park Restaurant Week

March 25 - 31, 2019
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.

National high-school basketball games

March 27, 2019
(5 p.m. & 7 p.m.)
0.6 miles SW
Watch the nation’s best girls (5 p.m.) and boys (7 p.m.) play in the All American Games, with half-time performances at State Farm Arena.

Golf tournament

March 28, 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.

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. Children younger than age 12 are free.

Food event

March 28 - 31, 2019
82 miles SE
Sip & Savor Spring “will bring together a collection of chefs, beverage experts, authors, and celebrities for one grand long weekend party” with dinner, brunch, tastings, and music at Callaway Gardens.

Underground art show

March 29, 2019
(8 p.m.)
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.

Science fair for students

March 30, 2019
6 miles south
STEM Wars (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) has hands-on activities, robots and drones, presentations, a college and career fair, video game design, and app and website-making events at Atlanta Technical College. Brochure for 2019. Free.

Crawfish festival

March 30, 2019
(12 to 8 p.m.)
14.3 miles NW
Family friendly MuddBuggs & Music promises “the freshest, most delicious crawfish,” other food options, live music, kids’ activities, lawn games, and a beer garden at Duluth Festival Center.

Gluten-free expo

March 30 - 31, 2019
11 miles NW
Atlanta Nourished Festival
Sample and purchase products from 100 vendors at the Nourished Festival at Cobb Galleria Centre.

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, and a Sunday pet parade and pet costume contest (11:15 a.m.) at Blackburn Park. Free.

Vintage sale

March 31, 2019
1.5 miles NE
Indie Craft Experience Spring Market features 60 curated vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, decor, and home goods at Yaarab Shrine. Repeats in Sept.

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