19th Annual Kirkwood Spring Fling

Missing outdoor festivals? So are we! Jump pack into festival season and see why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 19th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!

Festival Date & Time
Saturday | May 14th, 2022
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

2021 Kirkwood Spring Fling 5K Road Race
7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location
Bessie Branham Park
2051 Delano Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite with fun and activities before enjoying delicious food from local vendors. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

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23rd Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

Butterfly Festival ATLThe 23rd Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival is back, filling the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

Event Details
June 4th – 5th, 2022
Saturday | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday | Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA 30075

With a variety of festival fun, Flying Colors will delight visitors of all ages! Enjoy being surrounded by hundreds of butterflies throughout weekend of delicious food, family fun, live music, and more.

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Decatur Arts Festival Returns This Mother’s Day Weekend!

Decatur Arts FestivalThe Decatur Arts Festival is moving up to Mother’s Day weekend this year with an incredible lineup of events! Kicking off on Friday night, the family-friendly festival features an ArtWalk, Artists Market, live music, hilarious performances, delicious food, and more – And best of all, it’s free to attend. Don’t miss it!

Event Details
Friday – Sunday
May 6th – 8th, 2022

Friday ArtWalk | 5:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

The ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening as local businesses host free art receptions with light refreshments. As the festival continues throughout Saturday and Sunday, sip on some local brews as you stroll through the work of 140 artists from all over the Southeast! Live music keeps the mood upbeat and relaxed, and the variety of comedic performances and stunning dance presentations make the Decatur Arts Festival such a unique experience – and the chalk art displays are always impressive as ever. Keep the kiddos happy and engaged at Saturday’s Kids’ Fest from 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m, which is sure to be a crowd-pleaser on Mother’s Day weekend!

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2022 Atlanta Science Festival

Atlanta Science FestivalWith over 100 virtual, self-guided, and outdoor events, the Atlanta Science Festival returns for kids and adults alike! The two-week festival is a celebration of local science and technology, bringing curious minds of all ages together each spring. 

Event Details
March 12th – 26th, 2022

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Pace Academy Fall Fair | Carnival Knights

After last year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, the Pace Academy Fall Fair is back! This year’s Carnival Knights theme will include all your favorite attractions at one of the most anticipated events for families throughout the Atlanta community.

Event Details
Saturday | October 30th, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Riverview Sports Complex
5700 Riverview Road
Mableton, GA 30126

Located just 6 miles from the Pace Academy campus, this year’s event is only open to members of the Pace community. Come rain or shine, enjoy some festive Halloween fun at Carnival Knights!

The anticipated Atlanta tradition brings a variety of fun family activities for all ages – complete with all your Fall favorites: an inflatable obstacle course, karaoke, food trucks, dancing, carnival games, and more! Don’t miss out on your chance to climb the ninja wall, play nine holes of putt-putt, take a soak in the splash tank, and enjoy the Tri Cities High School hosted by the girls flag football varsity team.

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L5P Halloween Festival & Parade Presents MONSTER FEST

We will miss the Little 5 Points Halloween Parade this year, but we can’t wait to search Little 5 for monsters at this year’s Monster Fest

Event Details
October 16th & 17th, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Throughout the weekend, enjoy special ghoul appearances around the neighborhood, participate in the costume contest, explore the Haunted Artist Market, and be sure to check out the Monster Ball. In the weeks leading up to the festival, keep an eye out for the L5P Cocktail Parade!

A $10 donation gets you a Monster Map, limited edition cup, and sticker. Use your Monster Map throughout the festival to find drinks at participating locations as you enjoy pop-up performances, art, face painting, and more!

Monster Hunt
Monster creations from local artists will be stationed all over Little Five Points. Hunt them down and take selfies to prove your mission! Once you complete the Hunt, you’ll receive a mini collectible art magazine and Jack Daniels gift bag.

So grab your costume and get to haunting – No parade, no problem!

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2021 Music Midtown Lineup Announced

Music Midtown has announced its lineup for 2021, returning to Piedmont Park with a festival that is bigger and better than ever!

Event Details
September 18th & 19th, 2021

Festival gates open at 12:00 NOON both days.

Location
Piedmont Park
521 Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Headlining this year’s event will be performances from: Travis Scott, Panic! At the Disco, Cardi B, Billie Eilish, and Vampire Weekend. A variety of diverse performers will also be featured across four stages stages. Joining the two-day music extravaganza will include a lineup of new rock, pop, and rap acts from Taylor Bennett, Yola, Jaden Smith ,and Charlie Puth – among others! Continue reading “2021 Music Midtown Lineup Announced” »

Atlanta Greek Festival: A Road Trip to Greece

The Atlanta Greek Festival presents A Road Trip to Greece  – Turning the beloved annual festival into a drive-thru offering for 2021! While guests cannot break bread or dance together this year, sharing a meal is still a gift during times when we need each other more than ever.

Event Details
September 24th – 26th, 2021

Location
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
2500 Clairmont Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Whether you’re looking to feed an office crowd for lunch or enjoy a romantic dinner for two at home, Atlanta’s Road Trip to Greece brings you centuries-old recipes made with love to please all foodies!

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