The Ultimate Guide to Atlanta’s Spring Festivals

Posted on March 21, 2019

Spring is here, let the festival season begin!! Below are our top spring must-do’s to add to your calendars.

Food-O-Rama Grant Park Food Truck Festival

April 6th / Cost: Free entry

Historic Grant Park will soon be home to food trucks from all over the Southeast. Enjoy great food, craft beers/cocktails, and live music in Atlanta’s oldest city park. See more details here.

 

 

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

April 12th-14th / Cost: Free entry

Enjoy virtually every type of art imaginable in Atlanta’s own, Piedmont Park. Atlanta’s oldest outdoor event welcomes individuals and families of all ages for a weekend of fun and relaxation. See more details here.

 

 

Georgia Renaissance Festival

April 13th – June 2nd / Cost: $25

Each weekend during the spring  you are given the opportunity to take a trip back in time. Enjoy carnival games, jousting tournaments, and plenty of great food! See details and buy tickets here.

 

Great Southern Beer Fest

April 27th / Cost: $38

John Howell Park in Virginia Highlands will be hosting the best and most special breweries found in the South. Each ticket includes a souvenir mason jar, sipping glass and sips from over 75+ local breweries. More info and tickets found here.

 

 

Shaky Knees Music Festival

May 3rd-5th / Cost: $189

Centennial Park, in the heart of Atlanta, will be hosting a music festival featuring the world’s most renowned acts to talented up-and-coming artists. You can expect a weekend full of music, food, and good times at the Shaky Knees Music Festival. Get more info here, and buy tickets here.

 

Shaky Beats Music Festival

May 10th-11th / Cost $129

Atlanta is home to an annual event unlike to any other. At Shaky Beats you can expect a weekend full of amazing music, delicious food, and is definitely an experience you do not want to miss! See more details here, and ticket information here.

 

 

10th Annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival

May 9th- 12th / Cost: $30

Comedians from all over the country are flooding into Atlanta for this can’t miss event.  Be entertained by over 30 different shows and a weekend full of excitement.  Lineup information and tickets can be found here.

 

 

Chastain Spring Arts and Craft Festival

May 11th-12th / Cost: Free

Spend your weekend in Chastain Park filled with fine arts and crafts. This award winning two-day festival will feature more than 175 artists and will have a abundance of unique artwork, tasty food/drink vendors filling the park. More info here.

 

 

Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival

May 18th / Cost: $60

Historic Fourth Ward Park will be hosting wine festival designed for adults 21+.  Over 50 varieties of beer and wine will be available for your tasting. Keep your souvenir Uncorked Atlanta tasting glass with admission and enjoy the music and fun wine-themed events throughout the duration of the festival. More information here.

 

Decatur Arts Festival

May 24th-26th / Cost:Free

Enjoy a beautiful, spring weekend in Decatur inspecting the fine art from the city’s most prominent artists. Rain or shine local music, food trucks and beverage vendors will be in full swing throughout the city of Decatur. See more details here.