Spring Events in Atlanta

Atlanta residents rest in the shade at Piedmont Park.

5 Spring Events in Atlanta You Won’t Want to Miss

For the art lover…

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Gather in Midtown at Piedmont Park to enjoy the favorite Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Live music, delicious food, and arts & crafts are in abundance at this family-friendly art festival. For the adults, come enjoy the beautiful displays of sculptures, paintings, photography, and jewelry.  The kids can spend the day getting face paintings, rock climbing and jumping on the inflatables. Mark your calendars for April 7-9, and come experience the native dogwoods bloom at this fine art festival.

For the family…

Inman Park Festival

Drive over to one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods, and experience one of the most eclectic celebrations of the year April 29-30! The Inman Park Festival highlights local artists and historic Victorian homes, and attendees are invited to participate in the costumed 5k run throughout the neighborhood. The event features kids activities and live music and dance performances from some of Atlanta’s best dance companies.  The fun continues during the famous Inman Park Festival parade. Be sure to purchase a ticket for a tour of homes and experience the beauty of historic Inman Park.

For the green craft beer connoisseur…

SweetWater 420 Fest

SweetWater Brewing Company is putting on its 13th SweetWater 420 Fest in Centennial Olympic Park April 21-23. This three-day event blends music, art, culture, and entertainment together and rallies around a common cause  – sustainability. The weekend features a 5k race, an array of SweetWater beers, live music, delicious food, local art vendors and education on how to become more eco-friendly. Experience SweetWater 420 Fest, and enjoy beers and bands this Earth Day.

For the music lover…

Shaky Knees Music Festival 

Experience a diverse line-up of bands including headliners like Cage the Elephant, Phoenix, The xx, X Ambassadors and LCD Soundsystem this year at Shaky Knees Music Festival in Centennial Olympic Park. This 3-day event is every music lovers’ dream, blending popular music with underground artists. Snack on food from some of the best food trucks in the Southeast while you jam out to some amazing music this year May 12-15. Come to see one of your favorite bands, and leave with 20 new artists to follow.

For the foodie…

Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Sample some of the best Southern-style cuisine and wine at this year’s Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. You’ll find everything from Southern staples to modern fusion dishes, and an eclectic mix of traditional and new wines and beers. There will be 200+ restaurants in attendance and a ton of classes to educate and inform your foodie spirit. Come delve into delicious dishes June 1-4 in Midtown!