Now with even more festivities, we’ve updated our guide to help you get the most out of your socially-distanced spooky season.
It’s officially the season for spooking and bewitching! We couldn’t be more excited to get into the Halloween spirit with Your 2020 Guide to Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta.
This year may look a little different, but there are plenty of ways to get festive all month long. From family-friendly activities to virtual events and everything in between, we have you covered with all the highlights!
Check out our list below to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month:
Let’s go fly a kite – Virtually! The 9th annual Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo returns this year with 2 days of fun.
Event Details October 24th – 25th, 2020
Things look a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, but there is no simpler joy than flying a kite. Stay safe with social distancing and head to your favorite park, beach, or open field and participate in this year’s festival!
The two-day virtual festival will feature fun giveaways and workshops on crafting and creating kites at home.
‘Tis the Season! The 10th annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights returns to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with a holiday tradition that is perfect for faithful friends, a date night, or a night out with the whole family!
Event Details November 14th, 2020 – January 16th, 2021 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Out of safety concerns over COVID-19, the 2020 Brookhaven Arts Festival has been cancelled.
Mark your calendars for the 14th Annual Brookhaven Arts Festival! The two-day festival is the perfect opportunity to enjoy Fall in Atlanta with over 140 artists, musical performances, children’s activities, fantastic food, and more!
Festival Dates TBA
Festival Times Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Classic Car Show | Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Atlanta’s favorite adult science night is back, offering exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, giant screen movies, craft beer and cocktails, and more at October’s Fernbank After Dark: Science & Spirits!
Event Details Friday | October 9th, 2020 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Continues Second Friday of Every Month
Celebrate Emerging Artists with the art-rich history of Atlanta at the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival! After being postponed earlier this year due to concerns over COVID-19, the festival is a great opportunity to jump into Fall and support local artists.
Named “Best New Event” by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association, the beloved two-day arts festival has become the perfect embodiment of the neighborhood’s artistic innovation! The celebration of community and tradition is presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces for people of all ages, races, customs and interests.