Fall is in full swing in Atlanta- beautiful weather, beautiful trees and lots of local festivals! There are so many fun activities going on around Atlanta this weekend- inside and outside. Get outside with your friends and family and let’s have some fun!
Oakhurst Porchfest- Oakhurst Neighborhood- Decature (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.oakhurstporchfest.org/ Porchfest, the ultimate grassroots music festival, is 100% resident-owned and operated, and has more than 130 performances in four hours. It's been called "very likely the most diverse lineup of any festival" in the state by Georgia's music tourism bureau.
Storytelling Saturdays @ The Wrens Nest – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday FREE with Admission www.wrensnest.org The Wrens Nest is an historical site dedicated to preserving Joel Chandler Harris’ stories and the heritage of African American folklore. Storytelling begins at 1pm. Stories and storytellers vary.
Freedom Farmers Market @ The Carter Center – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.freedomfarmersmkt.org Open year round and offers a wide range of organic, local products along with live music, a kids tent, and prepared foods.
Oktoberfest- Historic Fourth Ward Park (all ages) FREE Saturday and Sunday https://www.losninosprimeroga.org/news/2019/8/31/fiesta-in-the-park-2019
Put on your lederhosen and enjoy a full weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta! Enjoy a variety of deliciously cold German beers, craft beer from Bell's Brewing, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities! Kids 15 and under are free with a paid adult.
Fall Farm Days in Roswell– Smith Plantation (all ages) Saturday https://www.roswellgov.com/discover-us/southern-trilogy-historic-house-museums/events/fall-farm-days Fun for the whole family can be found at this event, featuring artisan exhibits & demonstrations of life on a 19th Century Farm. Free activities are provided by Roswell Garden Club, including handmade birdfeeders, crafts, scavenger hunt, floral arranging, petting zoo with farm animals, wagon rides and more.
Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/922047421520823 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Alpharetta Farmers Market – Alpharetta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.awesomealpharetta.com/events/alpharetta-farmers-market At the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market you will find farmers with fruits, veggies, natural meats, gardeners with fresh flowers and herbs, and makers of all sorts of good from yummy desserts and breads to local raw honey and homemade soaps.
69th Annual Frances McGahee Youth Day Parade– downtown Roswell (all ages) Free Saturday https://www.facebook.com/events/722707774818334/ The 69th Annual Frances McGahee Youth Day Parade begins immediately after the 23rd Annual Historic Roswell 5K Road Race at 10:00 a.m. The parade will begin at First Baptist Church on Mimosa Boulevard and end in Roswell Area Park on Woodstock Road. This year's theme is "Be Someone's Hero."
Chalktoberfest– Marietta Square (all ages) FREE Saturday and Sunday https://www.chalktoberfest.com/ Come enjoy over 80 artists, several bands, food trucks, kids' activities, and tons of fun planned for our guests.
Smyrna Outdoor Market – Smyrna (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/774652929569906 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Farm. Fresh. Market. – Woodstock (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/242196466721022 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Downtown Canton Farmers Market – Canton (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/2228735310526656 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Georgia Apple Festival– Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.georgiaapplefestival.org/ Head to the hills and enjoy the 48th year of the Georgia Apple Festival. There are over 300 vendors with handmade, hand-crafted items, as well as many on-site demonstrations of how selected types of crafts are made. This year promises many new crafts as well as favorites from past festivals. Don't miss the parade on the 19th!