Festivals in Atlanta

If you’re looking for a free party then mark you calendar with these festivals in Atlanta!

Enjoy a free festival this summer! Photo by Joey Thompson on Unsplash

The weather is so nice this summer that Atlanta decided to bring the party outside. Whether we are celebrating music, food, art or community, Atlanta has it.

Because they are all scheduled from June to September, the kids can enjoy these festivals while they enjoy summer break.

Updates are pending. But, in the meantime, bookmark this page.

FREE Atlanta Summer Festivals

Update: Atlanta Black Pride presents “See Us In Film” Festival
Venue: Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center (800 Spring Street NW, Atlanta GA 30308)
Date: August 31

Atlanta Balloon Glow
Venue: Piedmont Park
Dates: August 1-4

  • Experience glowing hot air balloons at dusk in the park. Free admission into the park. However, if you like to take a tethered ride then purchase your tickets on eventbrite.

Cobb County International Festival
Venue: Jim R. Miller Park Event Center
Date: August 3

  • Traditional food, fun and art from around the world.

Beloved Community International Expo
Venue: Martin Luther King Center
Date: August 10

  • Enjoy food, music and art from all 7 continents. Also make sure your little ones check out the Kids Zone.

Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Venue: Piedmont Park
Dates: August 17 – 18

  • Two fun days of visual arts for you and your kids.

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival
Venue: Grant Park
Dates: August 24 -25

  • Every year for over a decade, music and art lovers, along with their kiddos, enjoy the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival. There’s a 5k run, craft beer, food trucks and a fun Kids Zone. Admission is into the park is free. But you should bring money for food and some of the Kids Zone activities.

AJC Decatur Book Festival
Venue: Downtown Decatur
Dates: August 30 – September 1

  • During festival mornings, enjoy the children’s parade. Then spot book sales, author signings and food trucks.

Taste of Soul Atlanta: Food and Music Festival
Venue: Taste of Soul Atlanta (Across form Mercedes Benz Stadium)
Dates: August 30 – September 2

  • Enjoy soulful art, music and of course soul food.

Atlanta Natural Life Festival
Venue: Old Fourth Ward Park
Date: August 31

  • Certainly natural living and vegan food has never been this fun. Celebrate the natural lifestyle with vegan food trucks and over 50 vendors. Also, there’s a Kids Zone for the little ones.

Marietta Art in the Park
Venue: Marietta Square
Dates: August 31 – September 2

  • It’s year 33 for this community favorite. Whether you show up for the Fine Artists, the chalk display or the food trucks, your sure to enjoy yourself.

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