Fall festival season has begun in Atlanta! Here’s my 2022 list of all the best festivals taking place around Metro Atlanta during the month of September.
Yellow Daisy Festival (September 8 – 11): Stone Mountain Park’s Yellow Daisy Festival is one of America’s favorite and most well-known arts & crafts festivals.
The Butterfly Experience (September 9 – 11): In addition to up close and personal encounters with butterflies, guests of Dunwoody Nature Center’s Butterfly Experience will enjoy crafts, animal shows, educator-led programs and activities, musical and magical performances.
Newton Park’s Pup-A-Palooza (September 17): This fun event features live music, an animal balloon twister, a pup mascot, pet-related vendors, and more. There are also contests for Best Dressed Dog and Best Dog Trick.
Buckhead Fine Arts Festival (September 17 – 18): This two-day fine arts outdoor festival will feature approximately 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers and more!
Roswell Arts Festival (September 17- 18): The 56th annual Roswell Arts Festival will feature artists and local entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks, and a healthy dose of small town charm.
Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival (September 17 – October 30): Don’t miss Stone Mountain’s yearly “Play by Day, Glow by Night” event. The list of activities for both children and adults is endless, so be sure to check out their site for all the details!
Suwanee Fest (September 17 – 18): Nearly 200 vendors and exhibitors, 15 entertainment acts, and one amazing parade are just some of the highlights of this beloved fall tradition.
North Georgia State Fair (September 22 – October 2): The largest festival in Metro Atlanta, the North Georgia State Fair will feature live music, two petting barns, flower shows, fair food, and one of the largest carnival midways in the U.S.
Atlanta Greek Festival (September 23 – 25): The festival will be back in person this year with the same philoxenia and kefi that Atlanta had come to know and love.
Duluth Fall Festival (September 24 – 25): The roots of Duluth Fall Festival go back more than 50 years, and this year’s lineup includes fantastic food, entertainment, arts & crafts, a parade, and much more!