The crisp autumn air. A juicy apple. The smell of cinnamon. When you think of a fall festival, Atlanta might not be the first destination that comes to mind–but we’ll change that for you!
There are many benefits associated with living in Intown Atlanta. One of these benefits is your proximity to all of the fall things to do in Atlanta. (As well as fun summer and winter activities in Atlanta too!) As autumn approaches, there’s no better way to revel in the beauty of fall than attending the best Atlanta fall festivals. From live entertainment to delicious food and various family-friendly activities, there are endless opportunities to enjoy time with your family and friends.
Now let’s get started! Use this guide to Atlanta fall festivals so you get the most out of this vibrant season.
Visiting Atlanta in October
If you’re wondering what it’s like to explore Atlanta events, October is a spectacular time to discover the city. The temperature has begun to cool off, and the leaves have started to change, but the sun is still shining brightly. The weather alone makes Atlanta fall festivals the perfect outing for seeing the city.
Atlanta Events in October
Atlanta Fair | September 30 – November 6
The quintessential small-town fair is located right here in the big city! Enjoy fair food, carnival games, amusement park rides, and attractions galore. Atlanta Fair is conveniently located at the Old Turner Field, just minutes from Downtown Atlanta. Admission tickets start at just $3 for children and $5 for adults.
Fall Festival on Ponce | October 8 – 9
Kick-off autumn at the Fall Festival on Ponce. This seasonal arts and crafts festival features work from local artists and makers showcasing a variety of art styles ranging from fine arts and crafts to folk art and “outsider art.” The festival also includes a children’s area with activities for the kids and a food area with local vendors. Best of all, this family-friendly Atlanta fall festival offers free attendance!
Little 5 Points Halloween Festival | October 22 – 23
Halloween is about more than just spooky things. It’s about the creepy, the wild, the bizarre stuff too! The Little 5 Points neighborhood hosts a yearly fall festival Atlanta locals love with Bizarre Bazaar vendors, a Freak Show, a Costume Ball, and ghost tours. The parade will begin on Sunday, October 23rd, at 2 PM.
Smyrna Crafts and Drafts Festival | October 29 – 30
Just outside the Perimeter, the Smyrna Crafts and Drafts Festival replaces the annual fall Jonquil Festival this year. The festival with a new name celebrates fall with an arts and crafts show with more than 150 vendors, live music, kids’ activities, a Georgia Grown Market, food, football, and ice-cold beer.
Atlanta Fall Festivals in November
All the fall things to do in Atlanta don’t stop when October ends! There are still leaves waiting to fall, and the season is just starting.
Chastain Park Fall Arts Festival | November 5 – 6
The Chastain Park Arts Festival was named one of the Top 100 Arts Festivals Nationwide–and it’s all free! Browse through the 175 artists showcasing fine art and crafts, let your kids run wild at the children’s area, and enjoy live music, local treats, and gourmet food trucks.
Candler Park Fall Fest | November 12 – 13
The Candler Park Fall Fest is one of the most beloved Atlanta events. October is traditionally the month this event occurs. However, it was rescheduled this year, giving you a second chance to visit the festival! The festival features live music, more than 200 arts and crafts booths, a neighborhood home tour, a 5k race, and food trucks. Proceeds benefit Candler Park Neighborhood Organization and the Mary Lin Elementary School Foundation.
Discover Intown Living This Fall
How amazing would it be to live nearby these fantastic Atlanta fall festivals? You can make it happen with Brock Built! Convenient access to all of the fall things to do in Atlanta is just one of the many benefits of living in the city.
If you’re ready to find a home of your own inside the perimeter where you can take advantage of these fun seasonal festivities, explore Brock Built communities in Atlanta’s favorite and most festive neighborhoods! For example, The Parc is just minutes away from the Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and the Candler Park Fall Fest!
Contact our team to schedule a model home tour while you’re out and about enjoying these Atlanta fall festivals.