Just as pollen is a sign that spring has sprung here in Atlanta, so are the events and festivals happening in and around the city. We’ve rounded up a list of family fun events for you to check out this spring!
Spring Events and Festivals In and Around Atlanta
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Enjoy spring-inspired crafts, activities, books, and boogies at Atlanta Botanical Garden this spring. Beginning April 4th the gardens will offer family fun experiences every day (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Spring Break events are included with a regular price of admission.
Stone Mountain Park
Come see all Stone Mountain Park has to offer during Spring Break. There is plenty of fun for the whole family including live performances, Dinosaur Explore, mini-golf, and of course the nightly Lasershow Spectacular. Purchase tickets here.
Olmstead Linear Park
Enjoy over 125 fine arts and craft booths featuring both folk and “outsider art,” a children’s area, and local food trucks. This festival will take place at the historic Olmstead Linear Park, where visitors can enjoy the landscape in addition to the family fun.
Don’t miss out on this 80-year Atlanta tradition. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival has something for the whole family including a Kids Village, the main stage with live performances, a Mimosa 5K, and of course the renowned Fine Artist Market.
Enjoy the heritage of Kennesaw combined with everything there is to love about festivals. There will be over 200 booths, merchants, food vendors, and live entertainment throughout the weekend. Don’t forget about the parade on Saturday, April 9 at 9:30 a.m.
April 9-May 30 + Memorial Day Monday
Enjoy everything there is to love about the Renaissance Festival as it celebrates its 37th year in Georgia. Celebrate spring with food, drink, and entertainment throughout the festival. Be sure to buy your tickets in advance!
Brook Run Park
This premiere Dunwoody event is celebrating its 22nd year at Brook Run Park. Come enjoy full-scale carnival rides, food vendors, and the Dunwoody Idol competition. The event itself is free; however, ride tickets or wristbands must be purchased to enjoy the carnival rides.
Don’t miss the 50th-anniversary edition of the Inman Park Festival. Held in Atlanta’s oldest and most scenic neighborhood this festival has it all including a tour of homes, parade, music, a dance festival, kids’ zone, an arts & crafts show, and a street market.
April 22-May 1
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Don’t miss the Georgia State Fair featuring carnival rides, kiddie rides, various attractions, and shows, and of course your favorite fair food! All shows and attractions are included in the price of admission.
April 21-May 1
This annual event returns this year with even more history to uncover. This year’s display will feature the newly restored African American Burial Grounds and Women’s Comfort Station highlighting the men and women who created them, managed them, and whose stories they tell. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the cemetery’s gates.
Named after the Jonquils that will be in full bloom in time for the festival, this event features over 150 arts & crafts booths, various food booths, live entertainment, and kids’ activities. Enjoy time with your family at this free event in the heart of Smyrna.
April 30-May 1
Duluth Town Green
This two-day festival will feature over 86 artists of varying types, live music, gourmet food trucks, and dance performances. Bring the whole family to enjoy this culturally diverse community!
Spring is the best time to get outside and enjoy Atlanta! Let us know what events and festivals we missed and be sure to check back periodically to see what is added.