Our Top 10 Favorite Annual Events Along the Atlanta Beltline

ATL BeltlineUpdated for 2022, we have compiled our Top 10 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 Dates: 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. Northside Beltline 3K-5K
    April
    With the weather warming up in the Spring, races are coming back to the BeltLine’s most popular sections! First stop, the Northside BeltLine near Bobby Jones Golf Course for the 3K-5K run. Atlanta BeltLine Partnership and Atlanta Track Club are expanding their partnership with a host of events at the city’s favorite running and walking destination. Join along for the first leg of 2022, followed by the Westside BeltLine 5K-8K in the Summer and Eastside BeltLine 3K-10K in the Fall!Lantern Parade
  3. Washington Park Jamboree
    May 
    Don’t forget about all the family fun to be found on the Beltline! 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.
  4. Atlanta Cycling Festival
    May 

    The annual festival includes 8 days of cycling fun all over Atlanta, including homegrown rides, events and opening and closing bashes!ake advantage of the effortless accessibility of the Beltline and explore Atlanta’s most scenic neighborhoods by bicycle!
  5. Art and About Walking Tours
    July
    Explore the Atlanta Beltline through art! The walking tour will explore works of art found alongside the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail, providing attendees with an inside scoop on the artists, their works, and Art on the Atlanta BeltLine initiative! From public sculpture to wall murals, the tour spans two miles of walking distance beginning at Ponce City Market.
  6. Atlanta BeltLine Westside 5K
    July 
    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.
    ATL Beltline 5K
  7. Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade
    May
    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.
  8. Inman Park Wine Stroll
    October
    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.
  9. Atlanta Beltline Eastside 10K
    November
    Also part of the Run.Walk.Go! Race Series, registrants are encouraged to register for both the Westside 5K and Eastside 10K! 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.
  10. 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.
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