April Events In and Around Atlanta

April Events In and Around Atlanta

April Events In and Around Atlanta

Town Center at Cobb Carnival,

March 30-April 9, Town Center at Cobb, 1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Enjoy your favorite carnival rides, games, and food! Entertainment includes the Victoria Circus performers and the Big Bee Transforming robot car. Unlimited ride wristbands are on-site, or online for a fee. Event admission, parking, and live entertainment are free.

Six Flags Over Georgia, Spring Break Celebration

April 1-9

Celebrate Spring Break at Six Flags Over Georgia! Egg Shellabration during the day and Scream Break after hours for the older kids and kids at heart. Check the website for One-Day passes and memberships.

Spring Break Art Truck

April 3-7, The Camp-The Works ATL

The Brella Studio Art truck has opportunities for you to paint and enjoy arts and crafts. This is a family-friendly event and all ages are welcome.

404 Day Celebration 

April 4, The Battery Atlanta, 4:00 p.m.

April 4th marks “Atlanta’s own holiday” acknowledging the ATL’s popular 404 area code. This is a FREE festival to celebrate the city of Atlanta. Visit The Battery Atlanta Plaza starting at 4 p.m. to enjoy activities and entertainment. In the evening enjoy a Braves Watch Party in plaza green.

404 Day in Piedmont Park

April 4, 1:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate the 404 in Piedmont park with food, vendors, DJ, and Live Music. This part of the celebration is FREE. Visit the website to RSVP and get all the details.

The Getaway Bar

April 6, 13, 20, and 27, Chattahoochee Food Works, 5 – 8 p.m

Power 96.1 & Chattahoochee Food Works are hosting the ultimate Taylor Swift pop-up bar experience! Sip on custom Taylor Swift cocktails and have a chance to win tickets to one of her upcoming shows at Mercedes Benz Stadium. Every Thursday from March 30th – April 20th.

Piedmont Park Atlanta Dogwood Festival 

April 14-16

It is Spring in Atlanta when the dogwoods bloom. The festival is FREE to enter and hosts an artists’ market, live music, international acts, a kids’ village, and food & beverage vendors. This event takes over all of Piedmont Park. Upgrade your experience and participate in the Mimosa 5K or purchase a Party in the Park VIP Experience.

Pop-In for Family Fun

April 15, Marietta History Center,10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Explore the Marietta History Center (MHC) on the 3rd Saturday of the Month with family fun activities. Activities are held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the galleries. Check the website for the full lineup of the day’s events.

The 17th Annual ATL Blues Festival

April 15, Cobb Energy Center, 7 p.m.

The 2023 Blues Is Alright Tour is returning to Cobb Energy Centre on April 15 for the 17th Annual ATL Blues Festival. Featuring performances by Blues legends J-Wonn, Pokey Bear, Tucka, Chick Rogers, Ronnie Bell, and King George.

Atlanta Film Festival

April 20-30, Multiple Locations and Times

The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF)—is one of only two dozen Academy Award® qualifying festivals in the U.S. It is one of the largest and longest-running festivals in the country, where you can discover hundreds of new independent, international, animated, documentary, and short films, selected from 8000+ submissions from all over the world. Utilize the family-friendly filter to find an experience to enjoy with your family. Price varies, check the website for details.

Georgia Forestry Foundation Earth Day Celebration

April 22, Ponce City Market 10:0 am – 3:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day with the Georgia Forestry Foundation and some of Atlanta’s best nonprofits, and educational and advocacy groups for a fun and interactive day! There will be virtual reality experiences, giveaways, live animal encounters, and a special guest, Smokey Bear.

Monster Jam

April 22-23, Atlanta Motor Speedway

Monster Jam® is family entertainment featuring the most famous trucks in the world, and it’s at Atlanta Motor Speedway April 22-23, 2023! Check the website for all of the details.

SweetWater 420 Festival

April 22-23, Centennial Olympic Park, 12:00 – 10:00 p.m.

The festival experience includes 3 stages of music, specialty drinks, craft beer, a local artist market, and food vendors. Visit the website for ticket options.

Brews & Bites Festival

April 22-30, Six Flags Over Georgia

Did you know that Six Flags host food and drink festivals?! Visit beverage booths throughout the square, and enjoy food and beverage pairings, and live entertainment. Purchase a Park Admission & a festival punch card for a full day of fun! Visit the website for pricing.

Bodacious Blooms Flower Festival

April 27-30, Buckhead Village

A community-wide festival that includes larger-than-life floral installations, hands-on floral workshops from master floral designers, colorful in-store activations, exclusive promotions, and plenty of photo opportunities.

Taste of Marietta 

April 30, Marietta Square

Experience a variety of restaurants while you explore historic downtown Marietta Square. Admission to the festival is FREE. Food ‘tastes” range from $1.00 to $5.00 and some activities in the Kids Alley have a fee. Kids Alley will include games, arts and crafts, and more.

Spring Sports

Atlanta Braves April Home Games

April 6-9, Opening Weekend,  Truist Park

Watch your Atlanta Braves during their home opener the week of April 6. The Sunday, April 9th game has something special for the kiddos with the purchase of a ticket. The first 3,000 kids through the gates will receive the first item in The Home Depot Tools Series, a “B’Rush” mini bobblehead, Fans can play Stick Ball in Power Alley in The Battery Atlanta before every Sunday home game, and after the game, kids 14 & under can run around the bases just like the Braves!

White & Gold Spring Game

April 15, Bobby Dodd Stadium, 1:00 p.m.

Georgia Institute of Technology’s Annual Spring Football Game! Full details in our College Football Spring Games In and Around Atlanta post.

G-Day Scrimmage

April 15, Sanford Stadium, 4:00 p.m.

The University of Georgia’s Annual Spring football game! Full details in our College Football Spring Games In and Around Atlanta post.

For a list of some other Festivals going on this Spring check out our Spring Events and Festivals Post.

What events are you looking forward to this month? Let us know in the comments below.

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Larissa Brown
Larissa is a mom to 1 inquisitive and empathetic six-year-old and wife to a smart and funny Georgia Tech grad.  Her parents were born and raised in Atlanta, her mom is from Peoplestown and her dad is from Kirkwood. Larissa is a former Army brat and when her dad retired, they settled back in Georgia. She earned degrees from The University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) and Georgia State University. She worked and played in the Atlanta area until she moved to the burbs with her husband. They got the house with a yard, a dog named Gus, and started raising their kiddo.  She is a work-from-home mom with a background in health education and wellbeing. She is a Cobb County mom with Atlanta roots. You can find her at an outdoor yoga class with her sister or at a local food or wine festival with friends. Larissa loves college football, festivals, fitness, travel, and creating memories with her family.