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Atlanta events September 2019

Soul food & music festival

September 1, 2019
1.2 mile SW
Taste of Soul Festival has southern food for sale and a kids’ zone at 10 Northside Drive. Optional brunch (Sunday 12 to 3 p.m.). Bring folding chairs for the free R&B and soul concert (4 to 9 p.m.).

Free dance music

September 1, 2019 (noon)
2.2 miles SE
Dance to DJ house music at the north end of Grant Park during House in the Park, which includes vendors and a bar. No pets. Children age 10 and younger get free tickets.

Decatur Book Festival

September 1, 2019
6 miles east
Decatur Book Festival has a book fair, author readings, signings, panel discussions, children’s parades & activities, live music, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and food trucks in Decatur.

Flashback music festival

September 1, 2019
16 miles NW
Flashback Festival is billed as Atlanta’s biggest R&B concert and features legendary artists at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre.

Caribbean food festival

September 1, 2019 (12 to 10 p.m.)
18.9 miles east
Enjoy exotic flavors and rhythms at the Atlanta Caribbean Jerk Festival. Jerkfest has jerk cuisine, a cook off, vendors, games, and dancing to live music at Southeast Athletic Complex in Lithonia. Children age 12 and younger are free.

Balloon festival

September 1, 2019
82 miles SE
The Hot Air Balloon Festival offers live music at 7 p.m., a balloon glow Fri. & Sun. at dusk, fireworks Sat. 9:15 p.m., tethered rides weekend mornings & evenings, and a classic car show Saturday at Callaway Gardens.

Dragon Con

September 1 - 2, 2019
Downtown Atlanta
Dragon Con is a giant popular-culture convention for science fiction, fantasy, gaming, art, comics, music, and film, with panels, contests, vendors, and videos in downtown hotels. A free Dragon Con Party in Woodruff Park is Friday (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Dragon Con Parade on Peachtree Street is Saturday (10 a.m.).

Art in the Park

September 1 - 2, 2019
18.6 miles NW
Marietta Art in the Park features fine art, chalk art, food trucks, singer/songwriters, and a children’s “interactive art area” in Marietta Square. Free admission.

Fireworks at the mountain

September 1 - 2, 2019
19 miles east
Labor Day Weekend celebrates everyday working heroes. It includes a daytime stunt-dogs show plus a 9:30 p.m laser show with fireworks at Stone Mountain Park.

Jewish festival

September 1 - 2, 2019
19.4 miles north
Enjoy Jewish food, entertainment, kids’ games, and temple tours at Noshfest at Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta. Free.

Blues barbecue

September 2, 2019 (12 to 8 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
A ticket to Labor Day Blues BBQ gets you in the door of Park Tavern to hear five performers and buy food & drink. Music begins at 1 p.m. This event supports WRFG radio.

Labor Day run

September 2, 2019
12 miles NE
Big Peach Sizzler is a “super fast” 10K that starts in Chamblee plus a 5K that starts in Brookhaven, both ending in Buckhead with a party.

Charity cocktail party

September 5, 2019 (6:30 p.m.)
3 miles NE
Party for Piedmont Park promises “live music, an incredible silent auction, signature cocktails, and delectable cuisine from Atlanta’s premier restaurants” at Piedmont Park Greystone.

Yellow Daisy Festival

September 5 - 8, 2019
19 miles east
The Yellow Daisy Festival has 400 vendors of arts & crafts, food, live music, a children’s corner, and a flower show (Fri. to Sun.) along the paths at Stone Mountain Park. Free except parking. No pets, glass, or alcohol.

Free movies - parks

September 6, 2019
multiple locations
See free films outdoors at Georgia Movies in the Park in Canton, Cumming, and Dawsonville.

Bourbon tasting

September 7, 2019 (1 p.m., VIP noon)
2 miles NE
A ticket to Atlanta Bourbon Festival includes tastes of 50+ bourbon and whiskey options, cocktails, wine, and beer, with live music and food for sale at City Winery for age 21+.

Free plays

September 7, 2019 (8 p.m.)
13.4 miles NE
Students at Georgia State University Perimeter College have only 24 hours to write, direct, rehearse, and perform new theater at Plays in a Day Festival. You get to watch them and give your feedback. Free.

Car show & trunk sale

September 7, 2019 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
19 miles NE
See hundreds of classic British cars and motorcycles, and shop from people selling used goods from their trunks, at Atlanta British Car Fayre in downtown Norcross. Free.

Pizza & beer

September 7, 2019 (12 to 10 p.m.)
31.4 miles NW
Pizza, Pints & Pigskins promises pizzerias, a beer garden, a kids’ zone, and music at Logan Farm Park in Acworth. Free.

Mini train ride

September 7, 2019 (1 to 4:30 p.m.)
32.2 miles east
Pay $2 cash to ride a miniature train at North Georgia Live Steamers in Conyers. Minimum age is 18 months.

Music festival

September 7 - 8, 2019
0.3 miles west
One Musicfest offers a full schedule of music (hip hop, EDM, reggae, funk, trap, house, classics, alternative rock, and soul) from national and local acts on three stages at Centennial Olympic Park. What you can bring.

Craft market

September 8, 2019
1.5 miles NE
Indie Craft Experience: Fall Market features 60 curated vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, decor, home goods, and food at Yaarab Temple. Repeats in April. Children age 12 and younger are free.

Free concerts in Sandy Springs

September 8, 2019 (7 to 8:30 p.m.)
14.5 miles north
Concerts by the Springs are held on one Sunday a month at Heritage Green, 6110 Blue Stone Road. Bring food and drinks, or buy them onsite. Beach chairs and blankets are welcome. No smoking or pets. Free.

Adult science night

September 10, 2019 (6 to 9 p.m.)
0.5 miles NW
Science on Tap begins with a reception at 6 p.m. that includes light hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine, followed by a science presentation at 7 p.m., and ending with a question and answer session at Georgia Aquarium for age 21+.

African tasting event

September 12, 2019 (6 to 10 p.m.)
1.8 miles NW
Taste African, African-American, and Caribbean cuisine made by “Atlanta’s premiere black chefs, caterers, and bartenders” during Nosh Culinary Showcase at 595 North Event Center. Optional cocktail tasting.

Horror-film festival

September 12 - 14, 2019
2.6 miles north
See horror, sci-fi, gore, zombie, creepy, mystery, and dark comedy films at Atlanta Horror Film Festival at the Synchronicity Theatre.

RV show

September 13 - 15, 2019
11 miles NW
See the latest recreational vehicles and accessories at Georgia RV & Camper Show at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Monster trucks

September 13 - 15, 2019
27 miles NE
Big trucks with big wheels make big noise and excitement at Monster Jam at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth.

Hank Williams night

September 14, 2019 (9 p.m.)
2.8 miles NE
Hear nine bands play songs by the country-music legend during Hank Williams Tribute at The Star Community Bar for $10.

Vegan festival

September 14, 2019 (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
8.5 miles SW
“Discover diverse vegan and plant-based cuisine while shopping with local artisans” at the inaugural Indie Green Festival, which also has guest speakers, vendors, and a kids’ zone in East Point. Free.

Taste of Smyrna

September 14, 2019 (11 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
15 miles NW
Buy $1 to $4 restaurant samples, hear acoustic music, and visit the kids’ zone at the Taste of Smyrna. Free.

Concerts in Alpharetta parks

September 14, 2019 (7:30 p.m.)
24.9 miles north
Bring a blanket and a picnic to hear “family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups” at Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series. Free.

BBQ festival

September 14, 2019 (1 to 8 p.m.)
30.7 miles NE
Rock’n Ribville promises “some of the best BBQ in the South” with live music, a kids’ area, and a car show (until 5 p.m.) in Lawrenceville.

Family picnic

September 14, 2019 (4 to 7 p.m.)
31 miles NE
Old Fashioned Picnic has food vendors, arts & crafts, live music, a kids’ zone, and a corn hole tournament at Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Free.

Midtown music festival

September 14 - 15, 2019
2 miles NE
Music Midtown attracts big crowds for a great lineup on four stages at Piedmont Park, with food vendors. See the list of prohibited items.

Arab festival

September 14 - 15, 2019
13 miles NE
Enjoy Arabic art, music, dancing, singing, and food at the Atlanta Arab Festival at the Alif Institute.

Farm fair

September 15, 2019 (12 to 4 p.m.)
22.5 miles north
Meet live farm animals, explore an urban farm, hear live bluegrass & pops music, check out the kids’ crafts and games. see natural art, and buy snacks at Back to your Roots Farm Fair at Chattahoochee Nature Center.

Kids’ triathlon

September 15, 2019
25 miles north
Children from 6 to 15 can swim, bike, and run in two dozen events at Alpharetta Ironkids Triathlon in Wills Park.

Taste of Buckhead

September 19, 2019
5.4 miles north
Enjoy unlimited tastes from 20 Buckhead chefs, sample beverages (wine, beer, and spirits), and visit vendors at Taste of Buckhead at American Spirit Works for age 21+.

Monthly family festival

September 19, 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 shuttle (on Canton Street, in Roswell Square, and behind city hall). Free.

Fashion show in Alpharetta

September 19, 2019 (6 to 10 p.m.)
26 miles north
A $50 ticket to Noon to Night at Avalon includes cocktails, beer, wine, restaurant tastes, and a fashion show for charity on Avalon Boulevard.

State fair in Marietta

September 19 - 29, 2019
22 miles NW
North Georgia State Fair has rides, fair food, a petting zoo, racing pigs, jumping dogs, a BMX stunt show, and country music concerts in Marietta. Expect lines. Children age 10 and younger are free.

Wine walk

September 20, 2019 (7 to 10 p.m.)
4.3 miles east
A ticket to Kirkwood Wine Stroll includes wine poured in 40 shops and galleries plus live music on three stages, with beer and food for sale. Age 21+. No dogs.

Bicycle racing party

September 20, 2019 (7 to 10 p.m.)
8.9 miles SW
Watch cyclists race around the track, dance to DJ music, play games, and shop from food trucks at the Season Finals at Dick Lane Velodrome in East Point. Free.

Dinner & cooking class of Argentina

September 20, 2019 (7 to 9:30 p.m.)
14.6 miles north
Begin with wine and appetizers, help the chef prepare beef empanadas with grilled chicken and sausage, and then dine with wine and dessert during $80 Classic Cut Series: Ultimate Steak Night at Vino Venue in Dunwoody.

Ballet

September 20, 2019 (7:30 p.m.)
17.3 miles NW
Georgia Ballet performs the spooky story of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, plus the love story “Carmen Suite” at Cobb Civic Center in Marietta.

Hapeville festival

September 20 - 21, 2019
9 miles south
Bring chairs to Happy Days Weekend on Friday for live music and food vendors 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday features a 10:30 a.m. pet parade, an artists’ market, a kids’ zone, food trucks, craft beer, and live music in Hapeville. Free.

Belly dance festival

September 20 - 22, 2019
14.8 miles NW
Essence of Belly Dance includes workshops, vendors, and shows at Smyrna Community Center.

Music festival

September 20 - 22, 2019
28.6 miles south
Imagine Music Festival features multiple stages of dance music at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with camping available nearby.

Augusta art festival

September 20 - 22, 2019
149 miles east
Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival has fine arts and crafts, street entertainers, music and dance on five stages, a children’s area, international food, and a beer garden in Augusta. Children age 10 and younger are free.

Ghost Tours

September 20 - 28, 2019
32 miles NE
Ghost Tours feature “Lawrenceville’s most interesting places and the stories behind its most bizarre events, hauntingly told with the charm and personality of a real Southern storyteller.” This 90-minute walking tour goes one mile and departs from Aurora Theatre.

Ticket deal $6 to $8

Three Musketeers

September 20 - 29, 2019
0.6 miles north
A diverse cast performs The Three Musketeers, an action-packed, humor-filled, and romantic story about fighting to protect loved ones from the sinister exploits of Cardinal Richelieu, at Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse.

Ticket deal $11 to $19

Emotional courtroom drama

September 20 - 29, 2019
12.1 miles north
Based on the classic movie “Twelve Angry Men,” the riveting drama 12 Angry Jurors is about a jury that must determine if a man is guilty of murder at ACT3 Productions in Sandy Springs.

Ticket deal $9.70

Latin hip-hop musical

September 20 - Oct. 6, 2019
18.6 miles NW
Characters sing and dance to hip-hop, pop, and Latin music In the Heights as they tell the story of a tight-knit New York neighborhood full of struggles, hopes, and dreams at Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square.

Ticket deal $23 to $33

Jazz on the Lawn

September 20 - Oct. 11, 2019 (Fridays 7:30 p.m.)
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.

Douglasville haunted house

September 20 - Nov. 2, 2019
22 miles west
Explore the halls of a nightmarish hospital at Nightmare’s Gate at 3931 Longview Drive in Douglasville. See schedule.

Newnan haunted house

September 20 - Nov. 2, 2019
41 miles SW
13 Stories Haunted House [sound] is “designed to be very intense from start to finish” as you walk through it in groups of 6 to 8 people. Apocalypse Zombie Kill Experience is optional. See schedule.

Coupon (website has sound)

Carrollton haunted camp

September 20 - Nov. 2, 2019
56 miles SW
A ticket to Camp Blood includes both a walk on the haunted trail plus a visit to the Nightmare Inn. See schedule.

Ticket deal $22

Free museum day

September 21, 2019
Statewide
Get a free ticket that allows two people to visit one of the many museums participating in Museum Day Live.

Lantern parade

September 21, 2019 (8 p.m.)
1.5 miles east
Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade is a glowing procession of light, music, and color that goes from 660 Irwin Street to Piedmont Park. Gather at 7 p.m. and walk at 8 p.m. No pets. Free.

Fall festival

September 21, 2019
2 miles east
Old Fourth Ward Fall Festival features live music, food trucks, and a kids’ zone at Fourth Ward Skatepark. Free admission except wine & beer tasting. Watch the lantern parade at 8 p.m. (which we list separately).

Pink wine tasting

September 21, 2019 (12 to 4 p.m.)
2 miles east
A ticket to Atlanta Rosé Festival includes wine and craft beer tasting (75 varieties), live and DJ music, and food for sale at Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark for age 21+.

Japanese sake tasting

September 21, 2019 (6:30 to 9 p.m.)
2.4 miles NW
A ticket to Chirori Sake Brewery & Importers Evening includes unlimited samples of sake and small complimentary bites for age 21+. Brewers will be present to answer your questions.

Vegetarian food fair

September 21, 2019 (12 to 6 p.m.)
4 miles SW
Buy $3 samples or full meals at The Veggie Taste at Kipp Strive Academy. Free admision.

Wine tasting at the zoo

September 21, 2019 (6 p.m., VIP 5 p.m.)
4 miles NW
Enjoy wine sampling, appetizers, animal viewing, live music, and live painting during Sippin’ Safari at Zoo Atlanta for age 21+.

Family bicycle festival

September 21, 2019
5 miles SE
Brownwood Bike Rally is about cycling, fitness, and health, for kids and adults. It includes street-bike races, a bike safety rodeo for kids, a health fair, a food court and a festival area featuring family-friendly activities at Brownwood Park. Free except adult races.

Party for pet rescue

September 21, 2019 (6:30 to 10:30 p.m.)
5 miles NE
Party for the Paws includes cocktails, catered food, adoptable dogs, and a silent auction at Mason Fine Art.

Food festival

September 21, 2019 (noon to 10 p.m.)
15.5 miles south
The Seafood & BBQ Festival features live music (funk, Motown, R & B, hip hop), food, beer, craft vendors, and a carnival at Riverdale Town Center. Free admission.

Wine tasting

September 21, 2019 (2 to 6 p.m.)
17.2 miles NE
A ticket to Dunwoody Wine Stroll includes samples of wine, beer, and coffee plus appetizers, live music, and food truck vendors at Pernoshal Park for age 21+.

Bluegrass music

September 21, 2019 (3 to 7 p.m.)
30.7 miles NE
Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music at the Foot Stompin’ Festival, with local craft and food vendors, games, face painting, and tours of historic Lawrenceville Female Seminary. Free.

Chocolate in the garden

September 21 - 22, 2019 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Chocolate-Covered Weekend offers cooking demonstrations, chocolate samples, family activities, and information about the chocolate-making process at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Marietta street fair

September 21 - 22, 2019
19 miles NW
Shop for arts and crafts, browse antiques, hear grassroots music, see classic cars on Saturday, visit the kids’ area, and shop at the farmer’s market at Marietta Streetfest at Marietta Square. Free.

Japanese festival

September 21 - 22, 2019
27 miles NE
JapanFest features Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, kimonos, bonsai, kids’ games, vendors, food, beer, sake, and tea at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth. Children age 6 and younger are free.

Ticket deal $10

Suwanee festival

September 21 - 22, 2019
32 miles NE
Watch a small-town parade (Saturday 9 a.m.), hear live music, see performances, visit the “family fun zone,” and shop from 200 art and food vendors at Suwanee Fest at Town Center Park in Suwanee. Free.

Indian festival

September 21 - 22, 2019
87 miles SE
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration includes music, dancing, singing, storytelling, crafts vendors, educational exhibits, and native foods at Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon.

Douglasville festival

September 21 & 28, 2019
24 miles west
September Saturdays Festival has a carnival, vendors, choirs, a children’s area, and a food court at Douglas County Courthouse. The first Saturday includes Heroes Day & Touch-a-Truck, and the second Saturday includes Family Day and Fun & Games Festival. Free.

Girl-power musical

September 21 - 29, 2019
8.9 miles NE
Matilda the Musical is about a girl who dreams of a better life and dares to take a stand to achieve it, with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs at OnStage Atlanta in Scottdale.

Ticket deal $13

Outerspace musical for families

September 21 - Oct. 20, 2019
2.5 miles north
An alien rock-n-roll band sings funny songs about the earth, its planets, and mythology as they explore the universe in Space! at Center for Puppetry Arts.

Ticket deal $12

Dark women’s comedy

September 21 - Oct. 20, 2019
32 miles NE
The Roommate is “a coming-of-age story...about two women in their 50s who help each other embark on a journey that will change them both” [L.A. Times] at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville.

Ticket deal $10 to $28

Six Flags Halloween

September 21 - Nov. 2, 2019
13 miles west
Enjoy afternoon trick-or-treating & pumpkin painting (Sat. & Sun.), but beware of scary ghosts, ghouls, and zombies after dark (see schedule) during Fright Fest at Six Flags over Georgia in Austell. No costumes.

Pumpkin Festival

September 21 - Nov. 3, 2019
19 miles east
The Pumpkin Festival includes family shows, games, storytelling, kids’ activities, a pie-eating contest, and “thousands of carved jack-o-lanterns” at Stone Mountain Park. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Discount price if you wear a costume (no masks).

Ballet

September 22, 2019 (2 p.m.)
10.7 miles NW
Atlanta Ballet performs four “emotionally-charged and intoxicatingly beautiful works” in its show Love Fear Loss at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

Ticket deal $48

Music and wine

September 22 - Dec. 15, 2019
2 miles NE
Hear music in an intimate setting with optional food and wine at City Winery in Ponce City Market.

Ticket deal $7 to $18

Inman Park Restaurant Week

September 23 - 28, 2019
2 miles east
Get a special deal on a fixed-price meal at a dozen restaurants during Inman Park Restaurant Week in Inman Park. Repeats in March.

Interior design event

September 24 - 26, 2019
6 miles north
Register to hear free talks by “interior designers, cultural icons, artists, visionaries, architects, and more” and attend book signings, product launches, pop-up shops, sip and strolls, and lunches during Discover ADAC at Atlanta Decorative Arts Center.

Interactive Sleepy Hollow

September 25 - Nov. 3, 2019
34 miles SW
Beware of the headless horseman in a new version of The Sleepy Hollow Experience, as roving minstrel storytellers lead you through the haunted grounds of the meadow at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills.

Ticket deal $18 to $25

Classic American play

September 26, 2019 (7:30 p.m.)
0.2 miles south
Pulitzer Prize winning Our Town has minimal scenery, a narrator, and a boy and girl who experience life’s joy and sorrow, at Theatrical Outfit.

Ticket deal $18

Garden party for adults

September 26, 2019 (Thurs. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Cocktails in the Garden invites you to explore the garden each week as you stroll with a cocktail, hear live music, and play games at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Admission fee, cash bar.

Animation festival

September 26 - 28, 2019
2 miles north
SCAD AnimationFest holds panel discussions about animation and screens films. On Saturday, watch cartoons in the morning, a student showcase in the afternoon, and “the best in animated short films” in the evening.

Film festival

September 26 - Oct. 6, 2019
multiple locations
Out On Film screens 50 LGBT films and videos, plus short films at three different theaters.

French cultural festival

September 26 - Oct. 17, 2019
multiple locations
France-Atlanta offers innovative films, performances, talks, exhibitions, and workshops that connect France and the Southeast. Most events are free.

Soul singing sensation

September 27, 2019 (8 p.m.)
11.9 miles north
Romantic neo-soul artist Maxwell performs with his band and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park.

Ticket deal $53

Free concerts in Sandy Springs

September 27, 2019
14.6 miles north
Bring a blanket or lawn chair, food and drinks (except alcohol, which is sold onsite), and money for food trucks to City Green Live for free concerts on select Fridays. Food trucks arrive at 6:30, and the band plays at 7:30 p.m.

Music festival

September 27 - 29, 2019
0.8 miles east
Sweet Auburn Music Fest [website has sound] is an R&B, hip-hop, and gospel music festival with food trucks and vendors at 320 Irwin Street NE. Free.

Greek festival

September 27 - 29, 2019
9 miles NE
Enjoy the music, dance, foods, and traditions of Greece at the Atlanta Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The drive-through window is open Sept. 13 to 15. Festival map.

State Fair in Hampton

September 27 - Oct. 6, 2019
30 miles south
Georgia State Fair offers carnival rides, shows, music, animals, and vendors at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton. Children age 4 and younger are free.

Ticket deal 2 for $15

Stockbridge haunts

September 27 - Oct. 31, 2019
26 miles SE
Attractions at Fear the Woods include a haunted house, a combat experience, and a haunted trail with terror transport. Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Oct. 31.

Rome haunted house

September 27 - Nov. 2, 2019
71 miles NW
Gates of Misery delivers torture, torment, zombies, and cannibals on Fridays and Saturdays, plus Oct. 31.

Stone Mountain haunted house

September 27 - Nov. 9, 2019
20 miles NE
Netherworld thrills and terrifies with stunt actors in intense makeup, movie-quality special effects, and detailed sets in Stone Mountain. See schedule.

Wine walk

September 28, 2019 (1 to 5 p.m.)
1.6 miles east
Stroll along East Side Beltline Trail, stopping for wine and snacks at dozens of sponsors during BeltLine Wine Stroll, beginning at The Ice Box for age 21+.

Mimosa party

September 28, 2019 (1 p.m., VIP noon)
2 miles NE
Atlanta Mimosa Festival promises mimosas in many flavors, plus wine, beer, mixed drinks, live music, college football, and a DJ at Fourth Ward Skatepark for age 21+.

East Atlanta Strut

September 28, 2019
5 miles SE
East Atlanta Strut includes two stages of live music, a wacky parade at 2 p.m., an artists’ market, a kids’ village, and food vendors at Glenwood Ave. SE & Flat Shoals Ave. SE. No pets except in the parade. Free.

Wine tasting

September 28, 2019 (12 to 5 p.m.)
14.5 miles north
A ticket to the Sandy Springs Wine Festival includes samples of 75 varieties of wine and beer, DJ and live acoustic music, and food for sale at Heritage Sandy Springs for age 21+.

Free gospel music

September 28, 2019 (2 to 7 p.m.)
22.3 miles SW
Gospel Under the Stars promises dancers, drummers, gospel singers, food booths, and kids’ activities at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Free admission.

Stockbridge arts festival

September 28, 2019
23.1 miles SE
Bridgefest begins Friday with gospel music (6 to 9 p.m.). Saturday includes live music, food vendors, arts & crafts, a children’s area, and a car show (1 to 6 p.m.) near city hall. Free.

Alpharetta street party

September 28, 2019 (6:30 to 11 p.m.)
25 miles north
Alpharetta Brew Moon Fall Fest features beer, wine, local restaurant food, and music after dark in the historic downtown.

Symphony plays movie music

September 28, 2019 (8 p.m.)
28.4 miles north
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra plays The Music of John Williams, including movie scores from Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, with pre-show family activities.

Ticket deal $32 to $40

Arts festival

September 28 - 29, 2019
2 miles NE
Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival features fine arts and crafts, a street market, a children’s play area, food vendors, and live acoustic music at Historic Fourth Ward Park. Free.

Maker fair

September 28 - 29, 2019
2 miles south
See exhibits about science, creativity, innovation, and art, and meet the people of all ages who made them at Maker Faire Atlanta at Georgia State Stadium. Free.

Pet party in the park

September 28 - 29, 2019
15 miles NW
Woofstock features dogs that dive and perform tricks, pet adoptions, food trucks, kids’ inflatables, and arts & crafts at Smyrna Market Village. Held in May and September. You can bring pets on a leash. Free.

Sandy Springs Festival

September 28 - 29, 2019
15 miles north
Sandy Springs Festival offers arts & crafts, food, entertainment, and children’s activities. Saturday adds a pet parade and contest (10 a.m.) and a 5K/10K race in downtown Sandy Springs.

Duluth Fall Festival

September 28 - 29, 2019
25 miles NE
Duluth Fall Festival features a carnival (Thurs. to Sun.), 250 arts and crafts vendors plus entertainment (Sat. & Sun.), a parade (Sat. 10 a.m.), and a 5K race (Sun 8 a.m.) at Duluth Town Green. The free concert (Sat. 6:30 p.m.) is at Duluth Festival Center.

Pet fish sale

September 28 - 29, 2019
32 miles NE
See fish and shop from vendors of pond supplies and equipment at the Atlanta Koi and Goldfish Show at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds in Lawrenceville. Free including parking.

Family theater

September 28 - 29, 2019
32.9 miles SW
Teaching lessons in loyalty, courage, integrity, and persistence, The Jungle Book is about a boy raised by wolves who sets out on an adventure through the jungle with the help of his animal friends on the forest stage of Serenbe Playhouse in Chattahoochee Hills.

Ticket deal $12

Car-free streets

September 29, 2019
multiple locations
You can walk, run, or bike down the middle of the road during Atlanta Streets Alive, which offers free entertainment and activities.
  • Sept. 29 - Southwest

Festival in the cemetery

September 29, 2019 (12 to 6 p.m.)
2 miles SE
Sunday in the Park is a Victorian street festival with food trucks, live music, a historical costume contest, an artists’ market, a children’s zone, history demonstrations, and tours at historic Oakland Cemetery. Do not bring food or drinks. No pets. Free.

Book sale

September 30 - Oct. 6, 2019
14 miles north
Atlanta AAUW Bookfair is a used-book sale at Perimeter Mall. Free admission, except Monday evening costs $10.

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