Can’t-Miss Spring & Summer Festivals in North Atlanta

March 30, 2023

Can’t-Miss Spring & Summer Festivals in North Atlanta
North Atlanta is known for its vibrant culture and rich history! One of the best ways to experience it all is by attending the many festivals and events that take place throughout the year. With the arrival of spring and summer just around the corner, it's the perfect time to get out and explore what the region has to offer. From live music to art exhibitions, food festivals to Renaissance fairs, there is something for everyone. So grab your friends and family and get ready to fall in love with North Atlanta all over again!
Atlanta Dogwood Festival | April 14- 16th
The annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the spring season. Taking place in Piedmont Park, this festival is a celebration of the blooming of the dogwood trees in Atlanta. There will be live music, arts and crafts, an assortment of food vendors, as well as a Mimosa 5K run. It’s the perfect spot to bring the little ones, as the “Kids Corner" is filled with tons of activities to keep them entertained. Click Here for more info regarding times, parking, and frequently asked questions.
Alpharetta Wine Festival | April 16th
Come connect with fellow wine enthusiasts and enjoy sampling a variety of decadent wines. This annual event celebrates the art of winemaking and features live music, food vendors, and an array of various attractions. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older to participate in wine tastings- Click Here for tickets which are required for entry.
Lemonade Days Festival (Brooke Run Park, Dunwoody) | April 19th-23rd
Come celebrate the start of spring at one of the largest events in the Dunwoody area. This event features a variety of activities including carnival rides, live entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, and of course, plenty of refreshing lemonade! In addition to the food and entertainment, Lemonade Days also features a number of community-focused events and activities, such as their “Idol” musical competition taking place on Saturday night. Click Here for more info and to join in on the fun!
Inman Park Festival & Tour of Homes | April 29th-30th
Come to one of Georgia’s oldest and most scenic neighborhoods and enjoy festive music, kids activities, a marvelous street parade, and a vibrant artists' market. The coolest part, in my opinion, is the Tour of Homes-  a self-conducted tour of beautiful homes and buildings in Inman Park. It is open to all Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm, but Click Here for a detailed summary of events (as residents get early access!)
Georgia State Fair | April 28- May 7
Located at the Atlanta Motors Speedway, the Georgia State Fair promises a variety of exciting carnival rides, live music and shows, and of course all your favorite fair food (I’ll be there for the fried dough!) Click Here for ticket info and scheduling. 
Georgia Craft Brewers Festival | April 29th
This one’s for the beer enthusiasts! The Georgia Craft Brewers Festival features over 100 beers from more than 40 breweries across the state, making it an excellent opportunity for attendees to taste a diverse range of local beers. Whether you're a seasoned craft beer drinker or a curious newcomer you will enjoy the variety of food trucks and incredible live music. For a line up of food and beverage vendors, Click Here!
Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival | May 6th & 7th
The Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival is a great way to kick off the summer season. This festival features more than 100 artisans from all over the Southeast. You can expect to see a wide variety of handmade items, including jewelry, pottery, paintings, and magnificent sculptures. There will also be live acoustic music and food trucks to keep you fueled up for a jam packed afternoon of fun. Click Here for more info!
Taste of Marietta | April 30th
Another event for the food-lover! Experience the largest and most popular food festival in the state of Georgia located in historic Marietta Square! The festival features over 75 Cobb County restaurants and food vendors, offering a wide variety of cuisine, including Southern, BBQ, Mexican, Italian, and more. Grab the kiddos because musical entertainment will take place all day with fun and games in the Kids Alley, as well as a food judging competition. Admission is free, but Click Here for all the details!
Taste of Alpharetta | May 11 
Come enjoy an unforgettable array of culinary magic throughout Alpharetta’s charming downtown. This annual event  includes cooking demos, culinary collaborations, and a plethora of tasting tents from over 60 of Alpharetta’s top restaurants. Discover everything from southern cuisine to authentic Korean BBQ! Click Here for a list of participating restaurants and event details.  
Georgia Renaissance Festival | April 15th - June 4th
Feast like royalty at the Georgia Renaissance Festival and be transported back in time to the 16th century where you can enjoy an array of entertainment including jousting, jugglers, live music and plenty of delicious food. Click Here to purchase your tickets!
Roswell Music Festival | May 20th
The Roswell Music Festival promises to be a fun-filled day for music lovers of all ages. This festival is an annual event that brings together some of the best local and regional musicians to perform in the heart of Roswell's historic district. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and settle in for a day of great music, delicious food, and good company. Click Here to view the performer lineup!
Alpharetta Arts Streetfest | May 27th-28th
This Memorial Day weekend, come enjoy the Alpharetta Arts Streetfest taking place behind the Alpharetta Community Center. This event features more than 100 artists from around the country with artwork ranging from photography, sculpture, and mixed media. There will also be live music and food vendors, so come grab a gourmet hot dog or snow cone and enjoy the celebration! Click Here for all the details!
Atlanta Jazz Festival | May 27th- May 29th
For music lovers, the Atlanta Jazz Festival is a must-see event and one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country! This lively festival takes place at Piedmont Park and features some of the most renowned jazz musicians from around the world. Grab a blanket, some snacks, and enjoy fantastic music under the sun. Click Here for the artist lineup and to purchase tickets. 
With so many exciting festivals to choose from, there is no excuse not to get out and enjoy all that North Atlanta has to offer! So bust out your sunscreen, grab your friends and family, and make some incredible new memories this spring and summer. We’d love to see you out enjoying these amazing events- be sure to tag us on Instagram at @bradpoolegroup! Hope to see you there!

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