Sep
25
Mon
Inman Park Restaurant Week @ Inman Park neighborhood
Sep 25 – Oct 1 all-day
Inman Park Restaurant Week @ Inman Park neighborhood | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Get a special deal on a three-course fixed-price meal at 14 restaurants during Inman Park Restaurant Week.

Sep
26
Tue
King of Pops Free Yoga @ Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
King of Pops Free Yoga @ Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Every Tuesday (weather-permitting), join hundreds of yoga-loving individuals in the field next to Old Fourth Ward Skate Park from 7 to 8 pm for King of Pops Free Yoga in the Park. Bring a yoga mat and water.

Sep
28
Thu
Anime Weekend Atlanta @ Cobb Galleria Centre
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day
Anime Weekend Atlanta @ Cobb Galleria Centre | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Anime Weekend Atlanta has panels and workshops, games and videos, costume play, a dealer’s room, an art show, and a red-carpet ball at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Atlanta Greek Festival @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day
Atlanta Greek Festival @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Enjoy the music, dance, foods, and traditions of Greece at the Atlanta Greek Festival at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The drive-through window is also open on Thursday.

Out On Film @ Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
Sep 28 – Oct 8 all-day
Out On Film @ Landmark Midtown Art Cinema | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Out On Film shows 80 gay films and videos at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema. Sept 28-Oct 8

Cocktails in the Garden @ Atlanta Botanical Garden
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cocktails in the Garden @ Atlanta Botanical Garden | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Cocktails in the Garden invites you to explore the Edible Garden as you stroll with a gin cocktail, hear live music, and watch cooking demonstrations at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Optional dinner.

Best of Atlanta Celebration @ Terminal West
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 29 @ 1:30 am
Best of Atlanta Celebration @ Terminal West | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Creative Loafing’s Iconic Best of Atlanta Celebration is coming to Terminal West! This year the party will feature ATL Collective performing songs inspired by the city of ATL, live music from some of Atlanta’s rising stars in the music scene, a post party dance party, an art installation, food trucks, King of Pops, and more.

Sep
30
Sat
Candler Park Fall Fest @ Candler Park
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
Candler Park Fall Fest @ Candler Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

The 17th Annual Candler Park Fall Fest has live bands, 150 art booths, food trucks, a kids’ area, a 5K, a fun run, and Sunday home tour.

Free Entrance Day in the National Parks
Sep 30 all-day
Free Entrance Day in the National Parks

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks means that you can enjoy Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area without an entry fee.

Sweet Auburn Music Fest @ Historic Auburn Ave
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
Sweet Auburn Music Fest @ Historic Auburn Ave | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Sweet Auburn Music Fest is an R&B, hip-hop, and gospel music festival with food trucks and vendors.

Oktoberfest Atlanta @ Hammond Park
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oktoberfest Atlanta @ Hammond Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Put on your lederhosen and join us for Oktoberfest Atlanta. On Saturday, September 30th enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest-themed activities.

Oct
4
Wed
Atlanta Black Theatre Festival @ PORTER SANFORD III PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Oct 4 – Oct 7 all-day
Atlanta Black Theatre Festival @ PORTER SANFORD III  PERFORMING ARTS  CENTER | Decatur | Georgia | United States

Atlanta Black Theatre Festival delivers 40 plays in 4 days, including single acts, solos, youth theater, and full-length plays, mostly at 3181 Rainbow Drive in Decatur.

Oct
6
Fri
First Fridays @ High Museum
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
First Fridays @ High Museum | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

On the first Friday of every month, you can count on the High for drop-in art making, live performances, and drinks from 6 pm to 9 pm. Part art party, part happy hour, and it’s all free with museum admission.

Oct
7
Sat
Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival
Oct 7 – Oct 9 all-day
Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival features Atlanta artists, b-boy and b-girl exhibits, emcee battles, turntablism, and graffiti artists at Woodruff Park. Free.

Edgewood Mac and Cheese Festival @ Walker Park
Oct 7 all-day
Edgewood Mac and Cheese Festival @ Walker Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

A ticket to Edgewood Mac and Cheese Festival includes five samples of mac & cheese from local restaurants, with music by local bands at Walker Park.

Atlanta Warbird Weekend @ DeKalb Peachtree Airport
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm
Atlanta Warbird Weekend @ DeKalb Peachtree Airport | Chamblee | Georgia | United States

See World War II era aircraft, meet veterans, watch reenactments, and buy a ride at Atlanta Warbird Weekend at DeKalb Peachtree Airport.

The Tuskegee Airmen, the first cadet graduates to earn their wings 75 years ago at Tuskegee, becoming the first black U. S. Army Air Corps pilots, have a rich history that begins in WWII but reaches far beyond those confines. In conjunction with the celebration of the accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen, the weekend will also place a focus on the accomplishments of all African-American pilots from WWII to the present.

The Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing will assemble at Dekalb-Peachtree Airportall the type of airplanes flown by the Tuskegee Airmen. Along with other famous aircraft such as a FG-1D Corsair, SBD-5 Dauntless dive bomber, T-6 Texan, C-46, Stearman bi-planes, Douglas DC-3 and after four years a B-17 Flying Fortress will offer rides and cockpit tours.

Meet WWII Veterans and noted authors, attend a WWII 8th Air Force Fighter Mission Briefing, enjoy 1940’s Hollywood entertainers, visit with WWII reenactors, participate in a photography workshop and attend a dinner symposium with the original Tuskegee Airmen at the 57th Fighter Group restaurant on Saturday evening.

Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival @ Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival @ Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Restaurants from all over Atlanta will be serving up bites of melty, cheesy, goodness all day long for your tasting pleasure! Try a few, or try them all and cast your vote for Best Grilled Cheese in Atlanta!

Atlanta Running of the Bulls @ Piedmont Park
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Atlanta Running of the Bulls @ Piedmont Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Can’t fly to Spain for the running of the bulls? Wear white with something red tied around your waist to be chased a mile by Rollergirls at Atlanta Running of the Bulls at Piedmont Park with an after party.

Atlanta Chili Cook Off @ Brookhaven Park
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Atlanta Chili Cook Off @ Brookhaven Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Buy a wristband to taste chili (spicy, mild, chicken, beef, vegetarian) and vote for your favorite at Atlanta Chili Cook Off, with live music at Brookhaven Park.

Great Atlanta Beer Fest @ SunTrust Park
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Great Atlanta Beer Fest @ SunTrust Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Sample 150 beers, cider, and wine at the giant Great Atlanta Beer Fest, which includes live music, football on big TVs, and food for sale at SunTrust Park.

Oct
13
Fri
Atlanta Pride Festival
Oct 13 – Oct 15 all-day
Atlanta Pride Festival

Celebrate diversity at the Atlanta Pride Festival. Atlanta Pride Festival, the largest pride festival in the Southeast, returns to Piedmont Park each October following National Coming Out Day.

The highlight of the Atlanta Pride Festival for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender persons is the Pride Parade on Saturday, which goes up Peachtree Street to Piedmont Park.

Oct
14
Sat
Afro Punk Fest @ 787 Windsor
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
Afro Punk Fest @ 787 Windsor | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

AFROPUNK “Carnival of Consciousness” in Atlanta takes place at 787 Windsor. It will be held Saturday 14- Sunday, Oct 15 for two days of live music, conversation and good vibes.

Described by The New York Times as “the most multicultural festival in the US,””AFROPUNK has expanded beyond Brooklyn, offering dates in Paris and London. AFROPUNK ATLANTA promises an eclectic line-up and an audience as diverse as the acts they come to see. Join us to add your voice to the sound behind the movement. And most importantly, come ready to party.

Elevate Atlanta @ Downtown Atlanta
Oct 14 – Oct 22 all-day
Elevate Atlanta @ Downtown Atlanta

Elevate Atlanta offers music & dance performances, public art installations, gallery exhibits, and street art in downtown Atlanta involving 100 artists. Free.

Georgia Apple Festival @ Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
Georgia Apple Festival @ Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds | Ellijay | Georgia | United States

See 300 vendors of food and handmade items, plus craft demonstrations, an antique car show Oct. 14, and a parade Oct. 21 at Georgia Apple Festival in Ellijay. No pets.

Run Like Hell @ Oakland Cemetery
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Run Like Hell @ Oakland Cemetery | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Join Historic Oakland Foundation for the 10th annual Run Like Hell 5K! The largest cemetery run in the country, Run Like Hell is one of Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood 5K fundraisers.

Run Like Hell is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. The race begins at Lion Square and covers several areas of Oakland Cemetery, including the historic Jewish grounds, Confederate section, new Beaumont Allen Greenhouse, Hogpen Corner, Knit Mill, and Roger’s Hill, as well as the Memorial Drive Greenway to the state capitol. The keyhole course is entirely paved and gently rolling with soft turns, a much faster course than previous years!

Walkers, leashed dogs, and strollers are welcome. The race closes out at 1,600 participants, so be sure to register early!

Fall Festival on Ponce @ Olmsted Linear Park
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm
Fall Festival on Ponce @ Olmsted Linear Park | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr. along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art”. In addition to the fine arts, there will be a children’s area and local food and beverage. Attendance is Free.

Castleberry Hill Loft Tour
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Castleberry Hill Loft Tour

The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association is proud to announce the much-anticipated date for the 2017 Castleberry Hill Loft Tour. This year’s Loft Tour will be held October 14th from 11am – 5pm throughout this Historic + Art District, named one of the Top 10 Art Districts in the country.

Attendees of the Loft Tour will have an intimate look into hand-selected lofts that were once 20th century warehouses and production plants for numerous industries. These lofts vary in style and size, decorated and designed with diverse taste and budgets. No two units are alike!

Come for the tour, stay for the neighborhood. Castleberry Hill is home to a diverse assortment of restaurants, bars, galleries, and boutiques. While you are here, stay for lunch, have a drink, check out the local art scene and shop at some of the hippest boutiques in Atlanta.

Located just seconds from the CNN Center, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta, Castleberry Hill invites you to experience urban living where history meets creativity.

Oakhurst Porchfest
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oakhurst Porchfest @ Decatur | Georgia | United States

Walk around a Decatur neighborhood to hear diverse music on porches and in yards during Oakhurst Porchfest, a grassroots music festival.

Oakhurst is in the southwest corner of Decatur, sandwiched between Agnes Scott College and the College Heights neighborhood to the east and Kirkwood to the west. Our event is spread across the entire neighborhood, filling roughly one square mile. Included streets are shown here.

Destination East Point
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Destination East Point @ East Point | Georgia | United States

Destination East Point features live entertainment, acrobats, artists, and food vendors in downtown East Point.

Oct
20
Fri
Atlanta Horror Film Festival @ Synchronicity Theatre
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day
Atlanta Horror Film Festival @ Synchronicity Theatre | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

See horror, sci-fi, gore, zombie, creepy, mystery, and dark comedy films at Atlanta Horror Film Festival at the Plaza Theatre.