Experience the best Atlanta has to offer. Our Atlanta events calendar features year-round festivals that celebrate the people and arts of this great city.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival: The largest film festival in Atlanta and the second-largest Jewish film festival in the United States. It features films that explore the identity, history, and culture of the Jewish people.
Atlanta Film Festival Showcases more than 160 independent films from 17 countries. Guests can often attend real-time dialogue with filmmakers, providing an in-depth look into the industry.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival This long-running spring festival attracts artisans from across the United States who feature everything from pottery to jewelry, photography, painting and much more.
Inman Park Festival One of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods hosts this event that includes a tour of homes, a street festival, music, activities for kids, an artists’ market, and more.
Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade A nationally recognized event with a rich heritage featuring clowns, bands, bagpipe and drum corps, dancers, drill teams, floats, and more.
Sweet Auburn Springfest Atlanta’s best gospel, jazz, blues, and hip-hop artists perform at this, the largest free outdoor festival in the Southeast.
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival Originally created to encourage friendship between those of different cultures, this festival is held at Georgia International Horse Park and features a beauty pageant, arts and crafts booths, and more.
Best of Atlanta Party Food trucks and restaurants from Atlanta Magazine’s December Best of Atlanta issue gather in one space for visitors to enjoy! Breweries, wineries, and distilleries from all over the state also participate.
Georgia Renaissance Festival An interactive art and entertainment festival that takes visitors back to Elizabethan England through theatre, rides and arts and crafts.
The Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Lets the entire family experience the culture of the Caribbean from steel pan music to stilt walkers, a parade, and more.
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Over 3,000 chefs, tastemakers, and foodies attend this celebration of the Southern region’s food and beverage traditions.
Atlanta Jazz Festival One of the largest free jazz festivals in the United States, this festival celebrates jazz greats as well as up-and-comers in the industry.
Virginia-Highland Summerfest This neighborhood festival is known by art professionals as one of the best artist markets in the Southeast.
Atlanta Underground Film Festival This Atlanta event allows fans and independent filmmakers to interact and collaborate in ways not found in traditional film festivals.
Festival Peachtree Latino The largest multicultural event in Georgia. The event is great for the whole family and features children’s activities, arts and crafts, international foods, and music entertainment.
Music Midtown A two-day music festival held in Atlanta that attracts some of the biggest names in music.
Pumpkin Festival Enjoy the autumn weather and a variety of games, shows, and more at Stone Mountain Park.
National Black Arts Festival One of the foremost events for art, culture, and music by artists of African descent. It features more than 1,000 artists from the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Yellow Daisy Festival Known as a, “big show with a small-town feel,” this festival held at Stone Mountain Park, is a craft show with open-air shopping, live entertainment, food and more.
Atlanta Greek Festival Brings all the aromas, sounds, tastes, and traditions of Greece to life right here in Atlanta.
Taste of Atlanta This amazing three-day event features food from more than 70 local restaurants and wines from around the world.
PRIDE Coinciding with National Coming Out Day this event celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual individuals with more than 300,000 participants throughout the Southeast.
Little Five Points Halloween Festival and Parade This signature Halloween festival includes live entertainment and a spectacular Halloween parade not to be missed.
The Georgia State Fair Since 1850, this event has featured fun for the whole family including baking competitions, rides, animal shows, food, and more!
Sandy Springs Festival Features something for everyone in the whole family from arts and crafts to face painting, a pet parade, a 5K and 10K run, and more!
Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl The ninth-oldest college football bowl game. Tickets go fast, so be sure to get your tickets for this game far in advance!
Atlanta Boat Show This annual event showcases hundreds of new powerboats, ski boats, personal watercraft, boating accessories, and more.
Taste of Love An annual gala featuring fine wines, gourmet food, and a silent auction to raise money and awareness for the Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia.
Peach Drop Held at Underground Atlanta, this free event is the largest New Year’s Eve celebration in the Southeast and features children’s activities as well as live entertainment, a firework display, and, of course, a giant peach.
Cabbagetown Chomp and Stomp This annual chili cook-off held along the streets of an old millworkers’ community, features a 5K run, a bluegrass music festival, and delicious chili.