Looking for outdoor activities in July? Oakland Cemetery's Summer Scramble Scavenger Hunt is perfect for families or groups of friends. It could also be a fun, creative cheap date. And due to its popularity in June, it has been extended for one more … [Read more...] about Oakland Cemetery’s popular Summer Scramble Scavenger Hunt is extended thru July!
Updated for 2020! Independence Day 2020 in the City of Woodstock this year will be a bit different. The celebration is being altered to comply with CDC guidelines and state restrictions. The Freedom Run has been postponed until Fall 2020. A new … [Read more...] about Fireworks in Woodstock’s downtown square on July 4th, 2020
UPDATED FOR 2020 East Point's annual Salute to the Red, White and Blue Independence Day fireworks have been canceled for 2020. Instead, the city is offering a FREE virtual fireworks celebration that uses augmented reality via a … [Read more...] about East Point offers fireworks via augmented reality this Independence Day
UPDATE FOR 2020: According to the city's web page, this event has been postponed to an undetermined date. The city of Roswell hosts its 20th annual Fireworks Extravaganza on Thursday, July 4, 2019. This is a family-oriented event … [Read more...] about POSTPONED: Roswell’s annual 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza
Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. It commemorates the date of June 19, 1865, when the last African-American slaves held in Confederate states were finally freed by the Union army. Six months later, the Thirteenth … [Read more...] about UPDATED with more Juneteenth celebrations and virtual events this weekend
Updated on 5/21/2020 What's going on with Atlanta's spring festivals? While many were canceled outright, others have been postponed -- and will essentially become summer or fall festivals. We've updated our original list, which is in … [Read more...] about Many of the 2020 spring festivals have been rescheduled — here’s the scoop!
UPDATED on 05/12/2020 Festival organizers have announced new fall dates for the Georgia Renaissance Festival. The Georgia RenFest is now scheduled to run from October 10th through November 22, 2020. We'll keep you updated as we get more … [Read more...] about New fall dates announced for the Georgia Renaissance Festival
If you're a gardening aficionado, maybe you've dreamed of attending the Chelsea Flower Show in person, in London. It's a hot ticket, for sure -- the 2019 event had a dress code and the equivalent of a hundred-dollar price tag for a one-day … [Read more...] about England’s Chelsea Flower Show is a FREE virtual event this year
Updated on 5/17/2020 The Atlanta Jazz Festival goes virtual for 2020! You can watch 31 FREE virtual jazz concerts during the month of May. Click here to get started! Note that content below this point is from last year and is not … [Read more...] about FREE: Atlanta Jazz Festival goes virtual for 2020
Updated on 5/15/2020 Spring Festival new dates: August 8-9, 2020 Fall Festival: October 10-11, 2020 Spring is festival season in Atlanta! The Spring Festival on Ponce 2020 takes place on the first weekend in April. That's Saturday, April … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: Spring Festival on Ponce has new dates in August
The Big Shanty Festival in downtown Kennesaw has been rescheduled for November 7th and 8th, 2020. The original April dates were postponed till May 30 & 31, but festival organizers have changed the dates once more. The rest of this post has … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED AGAIN: Big Shanty Festival in Kennesaw is now in November
Updated on 6/2/2020 -- the monthly street festivals will NOT start in June, as planned. The projected start date is now in August. Roswell is hosting its FREE Alive in Roswell street festival on the third Thursday of each month. The events take … [Read more...] about Alive in Roswell monthly festival on third Thursdays, starting August 20th
Updated on 5/12/2020 Big news! The 84th annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival will take place in August! There won't be any dogwoods in bloom, but the tradition will live on, nevertheless. The new dates are Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: New dates for the 2020 Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park!
UPDATED on 5/17/2020 The new dates for the festival are September 5 & 6, 2020 Content below this point has not yet been updated with the new 2020 details -- so please check back! The Dunwoody Art Festival is a Mother's Day Weekend … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: Dunwoody Art Festival will be Labor Day Weekend
UPDATED on 5/17/2020 The Chastain Park Arts Festival has new dates. It will take place on August 1st and 2nd in 2020, after being postponed from its usual May run. We have not yet updated the info below this point, so check back as we confirm … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: Chastain Park Spring Arts & Crafts Festival will be in August
Updated on 5/15/2020 The fifth annual Food Truck Festival, scheduled to take in Grant Park on April 4, 2020, has been POSTPONED once again. The hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The correct date is November 8, 2020 in Piedmont Park. (It was … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: Food-O-Rama food truck festival will be November 8th
UPDATED on 5/1/2020 The festival is canceled for 2020 and will return in 2021. Be Greek for a day! The 30th annual Marietta Greek Festival happens from May 15 to 17, 2020. The festival features traditional Greek food, as well as live … [Read more...] about CANCELED: Marietta Greek Festival, May 15th to 17th, 2020
Updated on 5/15/2020 The Art Fest has been postponed. It will take place on July 18 and 19, 2020. The Acworth Art Fest is a vibrant, two-day celebration in Cobb County. This year's event will take place on April 4th and 5th, along Main Street … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: Acworth Art Fest takes place on July 18 & 19 in 2020
UPDATED on 5/15/2020 The city of Sandy Springs has postponed its annual Artsapalooza Festival. The new dates are September 26th and 27th, 2020. It did not take place in April as planned. The rest of this post has NOT yet been updated for 2020 … [Read more...] about RESCHEDULED: Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Festival is now in September!
The 17th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes takes place on May 16 & 17, 2020. The remainder of this post has not yet been updated for 2020 and may not be accurate -- please check back! The festival and art market will be located … [Read more...] about CANCELED: Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes 2020
The 2020 Inman Park Festival has been canceled. We hope to see it back better than ever in 2021. This includes the parade and the Tour of Homes. It's been called Atlanta's "most spirited and eclectic" street festival, and it's our … [Read more...] about CANCELED: Inman Park Festival will NOT take place this April
NOTE: The finale event of the festival, the Exploration Expo in Piedmont Park is canceled. It will not take place on March 21st. The rest of the festival events are smaller, and the various venues will make the determination of whether or not … [Read more...] about Atlanta Science Festival continues, but the Exploration Expo is canceled
UPDATE: On March 20th, the Atlanta Fair decided to suspend operations for the duration of its run. This was the right thing to do, even if Fair organizers were a little late to make this decision. You can read the notice of the closure on … [Read more...] about CANCELED: The Atlanta Fair is closed
As of 3/12/2020, this event has been canceled. The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is now in its sixth year and it's fast becoming a local favorite! The event includes an incredible music line-up, an art market, food vendors galore, … [Read more...] about CANCELED: Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival on March 28th & 29th, 2020
Illumine is an annual after-dark arts event that takes place at Oakland Cemetery this spring. If you missed the popular light show last year, you have another chance -- the 2020 event is expanded and better than ever. Illumine is one … [Read more...] about CANCELED: “Illumine” light show returns to Oakland Cemetery this spring