Top Annual Events on the Atlanta Beltline

Updated for 2019, explore the Top Annual Events on the Atlanta Beltline!

The Atlanta Beltline has quickly developed into a hub of flavor, art, and activity in the city. From artists markets to wine strolls, pub crawls, and family fun – there is so much to experience and see with the Atlanta community!

Whether you’re looking to take a guided bike tour, enjoy some fresh air, or just explore the eclectic neighborhoods and whimsical trails of Atlanta, we have you covered with the top annual events to get you in the spirit!

  1. Pub Crawl on the BeltLine
    Seasonal: Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall
    From Krog Street Market to Park Tavern, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town. Join your friends and local community to try them all! The upcoming Spring Edition Pub Crawl in March features 5 complimentary drinks in addition to exclusive giveaways.
  2. Washington Park Jamboree Play Day
    May – 2019 Date TBD
    Don’t forget about all the family fun to be found on the Beltline! Now in its 3rd year, the free festival features a variety of fun activities, music, and games, all focused on promoting healthy and active living. Come out and enjoy the music, food and fun – or even discover the perfect fitness class, outdoor workshop or cooking demo.
  3. Old Fourth Ward Fall Fest
    September – 2019 Date TBD
    Celebrate a free day of family fun with the 4th Annual Old Fourth Ward Fall Festival! The park features live music, food trucks, beer tastings, DIY lantern making, and much more! The incredible family-friendly day wouldn’t be complete without the best viewing spot for the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade in the evening.
  4. Atlanta Moon Ride
    June
    The Moon Ride invites riders, bike enthusiasts, and the Atlanta bicycle community to cruise through Atlanta’s neighborhoods and explore the city’s beauty at night! The ADP will be blocking off the Ride’s route, so cyclists can enjoy the ride without the concern of traffic. Gear up your bikes with a headlamp, adorn a fun costume, and join the fun. From street bikes to mountain bikes, and wheelchairs to cruisers, everyone is invited to join the ride and bring the family!
  5. Atlanta Cycling Festival
    May – 2019 Date TBD

    The week-long festival includes bike rides, classes, and parties located all throughout Atlanta. Now in its 6th year, the event includes themed rides, family-friendly activities, tours for art lovers, and so much more! Take advantage of the effortless accessibility of the Beltline and explore Atlanta’s most scenic neighborhoods by bicycle!
  6. Atlanta BelLine Westside 5K
    July – 2019 Date TBD
    The Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K takes participants through the West End, Atlanta’s oldest neighborhood! Before continuing through Westview, the race takes runners along the original segment of the Atlanta BeltLine – the West End Trail. The 5K is part of the 2017 Run.Walk.Go! Race Series, which engages the public by providing opportunities to explore various trail segments of the Atlanta BeltLine while staying active. Race proceeds will benefit the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership
  7. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
    Year Round
    One of the most renown and beloved annual events on the Beltline! Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition showcases the work of hundreds of visual artists, performers, and musicians along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. The annual event is a wonderful way to immerse yourself into the community and life of the Beltline beyond its iconic trails.

    ART ON THE BELTLINE EVENTS

    Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade
    September
    Celebrate the opening of Art on the Atlanta Beltline with the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade! Unique to Atlanta, the Parade is an astounding procession of art, illumination, color, and music. Come light up the BeltLine with globe lanterns, illuminated lantern hats, and custom designs from the event’s Lantern Workshops! Community participation is what fills the Parade with magic, so the event embraces people of all ages and backgrounds.

    Atlanta BeltLine Wine Stroll
    September
    Join the Atlanta community for the one-mile walk filled with wine tastings and light bites along the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine! With 4 years under its belt, the Wine Stroll always offers an all-star lineup of restaurants, bars, and retailers.

    A.M.F.M. Festival
    August
    The festival takes over The Bakery on the Westside Trail for four days of events celebrating Art, Movement, Film, and Music

  8. Atlanta BeltLine Boil
    2019 Date TBD – Fall
    Join thousands of your neighbors alongside the Beltline’s Eastside Trail for live music, local eats, and cold drinks! Event admission includes an entire day filled with live music, access to food truck and drink concessions, and entry to the local marketplace. Enjoy shopping and mingling among relevant Atlanta artists, businesses, and community organizations. As you taste your way through the day, Center Stage will fill the air with music, featuring roots, blues, jazz, and bayou funk.
  9. Atlanta Beltline Eastside 10K
    December
    Also part of the 2017 2017 Run.Walk.Go! Race Series, registrants can save money by registering for both the Westside 5K and Eastside 10K together! Runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are all welcome to the 10K Run/Walk winding through the BeltLine neighborhoods including: Inman Park, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Poncey-Highland, and Virginia Highland.