Don’t waste the weekend away inside- the fall temperatures are rolling into Atlanta and it’s the perfect time to get outside with the family. What are some of your family’s plans this weekend?
Piedmont Park Green Market – Atlanta (all ages) FREE Saturday www.piedmontpark.org/green-market Enjoy local farmers and artisan goods. While you shop you can enjoy some prepared foods and drinks and local live music.
10th Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade!– Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail (all ages) FREE Saturday https://www.chantellerytter.com/atlanta-beltline-lantern-parade
Cheers to 10 years of lantern parading! We'd love to see your photos and hear your tales of a decade of parading together! #beltlinelanernparade. Everyone is always invited to make a lantern and walk in the Parade! The lantern parade is a creative collaboration based in community participation.
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.
Fiesta in the Park– Sandy Springs (all ages) FREE Sunday https://www.losninosprimeroga.org/news/2019/8/31/fiesta-in-the-park-2019
Fiesta in the Park, a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, is a community event and fundraiser for Los Niños Primero, a Sandy Springs based nonprofit providing early childhood educational readiness programming for Hispanic children. The event is free and open to the public and features Latin American food, entertainment, and family activities.
Avalon Nights Live– Avalon (all ages) Saturday , Admission is free! https://www.awesomealpharetta.com/event/avalon-nights-live/2019-06-07/
Unwind after a long week with live music in The Plaza every Friday from 6PM to 8PM at Avalon Nights Live! Grab your friends and family and get ready to dance the night away.
Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Atlanta (all ages) Saturday www.facebook.com/events/922047421520823 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.
Mary Poppins– Byers Theater (ages 5 and up) Ages 5+. Tickets start around $30. Saturday https://www.chattnaturecenter.org/?s=family+canoe+day
Don't miss this musical based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film about the troubled Banks family whose fate turns once Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep.
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.
Japan Fest Atlanta– Infinite Energy Center (all ages) $12 general admission, children 6 and under are free Saturday and Sunday https://www.mvfaf.org/ JapanFest draws crowds exceeding 19,000, and features Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, kimonos, bonsai, kids’ games, vendors, food, beer, and tea.
Roswell Arts Festival– Downtown Roswell (all ages) FREE Saturday and Sunday https://www.roswellartsfestival.com/ . Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Roswell, the Roswell Arts Festival is held the third weekend of September on the Roswell Town Square. Entertainment featuring local singers and dance companies begins daily at noon. Children’s paintings, sand art, balloon animals, bounce house and other activities are also available. The festival offers a variety of food trucks on site.
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.
Ballground Farmers Market – Ballground (all ages) FREE Saturday www.facebook.com/events/430789584398307 Local farms, business, and artisans represented.