Fall Fest in Candler Park

Atlanta’s favorite Fall Festival is back! Fall Fest in Candler Park celebrates two full days of music, art, Tour of Homes, 5K & Fun Run, Kidlandia, and they city’s best food trucks.

September 30th – October 1st, 2017
Saturday | 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

This year marks the 17th year of Fall Fest in Candler Park, which has been recommended by City of Atlanta, Scoutmob, and AJC as a must-do for Fall.  Kick off the fresh new season with the charm of Candler Park and all the beauty intown Atlanta has to offer!


Artist Market
Saturday & Sunday | 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Festival will feature 200+ artists and vendors selling unique clothing, wares, and a diverse range of artistic media.Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!

Fall Fest 5K & Fun Run
Saturday | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Trek the twists, turns, and hills of the beautiful Candler Park neighborhood and the Freedom Trail. All 5K runners receive a Fall Fest 2017 t-shirt at the finish and free beer or drink ticket good at Fall Fest in Candler Park. 1-mile Fun Run participants receive a free youth t-shirt and some fun giveaways. Proceeds from the Fun Run go to benefitting Mary Lin Elementary!

Tour of Homes
Sunday | 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

This isn’t your average home tour! Explore urban gardens, century-old restorations, backyard gardens and chicken coops at the Candler Park Tour of Homes.

Learn more about the Candler Park Tour of Homes.


Where kids can be kids, Kidlandia will provide entertainment for festival-going children and their grown-ups.  This growing area of the festival will evoke a feeling from yesteryear: a carnival-like atmosphere with rides, live shows, roving entertainers, and sweet treats to satisfy the child in everyone!


Fall Fast in Candler Park is serious about bringing options to your food experience! Mexican, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Vietnamese or American, all of the food trucks and carts are hand-selected to give festival-goers variety. Come for lunch, stay for dinner, and go shopping or grab a beer to support your favorite local neighborhood.
Saturday  | 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. · Sunday | 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
This year’s lineup will feature two separate days with two different themes! After a full day of music throughout the Festival, don’t miss “Tribute Night” from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. on Saturday evening. Sunday’s theme is “Locals Only,” including performances from Atlanta Legends of the Blues.

 More information on the 2017 Fall Fest in Candler Park.

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