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.

Taste of Atlanta @ Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day
Taste of Atlanta @ Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark

Try samples from 80 of Atlanta’s best restaurants, taste beer and wine, and watch celebrity-chef demos at Taste of Atlanta at Historic Fourth Ward Park.

Oct
21
Sat
Brookhaven Arts Festival
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
Brookhaven Arts Festival @ Atlanta | Georgia | United States

On October 21st-22nd 2017, Brookhaven will host the 13th Annual Brookhaven Arts Festival through the Brookhaven Community Foundation. More than 140 participating artists will feature works of fiber, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture and more. Musical performances will take place over two days with featured performers. It’s a great time for individuals and families to enjoy the beauty of fall while enjoying terrific food, music and art.

Georgia Apple Festival @ Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds
Oct 21 – Oct 22 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.

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade @ Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Enjoy food and drink, live entertainment, pumpkin carving, street vendors, and a 4 p.m. costume parade at Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade. Free.

Decatur Craft Beer Festival
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Decatur Craft Beer Festival @ Decatur | Georgia | United States

Decatur Craft Beer Festival features 100 craft beers, live music, and food for sale in downtown Decatur for age 21+.

Oct
22
Sun
Georgia Apple Festival @ Ellijay Lions Club Fairgrounds
Oct 22 – Oct 23 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.

Atlanta 10 Miler & 5K @ Atlantic Station
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Atlanta 10 Miler & 5K @ Atlantic Station | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

The PNC Atlanta 10 Miler & 5K is one of Atlanta’s most popular running and walking events. Starting and ending at Atlantic Station, runners and walkers wind through Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood and are encouraged by cheer zones at every mile. Challenge yourself to Conquer Cardiac Hill by running as fast as you can down the famous hill at mile 2. Celebrate your finish with family and friends at one of Atlantic Station’s many restaurants.

Oct
27
Fri
Fright Night @ Fernbank Museum
Oct 27 all-day
Fright Night @ Fernbank Museum

Fright Night is a Halloween party featuring a DJ and a costume contest, with craft beer, cocktails and small plates for sale at Fernbank Museum of Natural History for age 21+.

Owl-O-Ween @ Kennesaw State’s Sports + Entertainment Park
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Owl-O-Ween @ Kennesaw State’s Sports + Entertainment Park | Kennesaw | Georgia | United States

Owl-O-Ween features glowing hot air balloons, tethered rides, trick-or-treating, food, beer tents, vendors, and entertainers at Kennesaw State University.

Sips Under the Sea @ Georgia Aquarium
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sips Under the Sea @ Georgia Aquarium | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Sips Under the Sea is a unique cocktail party for adults to enjoy Georgia Aquarium after hours with your family, friends or significant other. You’ll have the entire Aquarium to yourself while enjoying cocktails, tapas, and entertainment… all without kids!

Oct
28
Sat
Atlanta World Kite Festival @ Piedmont Park Meadow
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Atlanta World Kite Festival @ Piedmont Park Meadow | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Bring a kite or buy one at the family-friendly Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo at Piedmont Park. Free.

Boos and Brews @ Center Stage, Vinyl, The Loft
Oct 28 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 2:00 am
Boos and Brews @ Center Stage, Vinyl, The Loft | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Boos and Brews is a Halloween party with beer, live music, and a costume contest at Center Stage Theater.

Nov
3
Fri
First Fridays @ High Museum
Nov 3 @ 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.

Nov
11
Sat
Free Entrance Day in the National Parks
Nov 11 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.

Nov
12
Sun
Free Entrance Day in the National Parks
Nov 12 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.

Dec
1
Fri
First Fridays @ High Museum
Dec 1 @ 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.

Dec
31
Sun
Sips Under the Sea @ Georgia Aquarium
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sips Under the Sea @ Georgia Aquarium | Atlanta | Georgia | United States

Sips Under the Sea is a unique cocktail party for adults to enjoy Georgia Aquarium after hours with your family, friends or significant other. You’ll have the entire Aquarium to yourself while enjoying cocktails, tapas, and entertainment… all without kids!

Jan
5
Fri
First Fridays @ High Museum
Jan 5 @ 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.

Feb
2
Fri
First Fridays @ High Museum
Feb 2 @ 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.

Mar
2
Fri
First Fridays @ High Museum
Mar 2 @ 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.