Atlanta Festivals

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2014

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March 28-30 Alanfest Athens AlanFest is inspired by Alan Lewis’s love of the outdoors, music, art, and community, as well as his passion for the field of Landscape Architecture. With the support of the University of Georgia, our community partners, and many, many more locally owned businesses, we are offering a 6-day festival in Athens, GA in April. www.alanfest.org
April 5 Atlanta Crawfish Fest Park Bench (Buckhead) www.atlantacrawfishfestival.com
April 5-6 Sounds of the South Downtown Milledgeville 3rd annual two-day music festival in Milledgeville, Ga. Supporting Children’s Miracle Network and Downtown Milledgeville. www.soundsofthesouthfestival.com
April 5-6 Festival On Ponce Olmsted Linear Park The Festival on Ponce is an Atlanta arts and crafts festival set in the historic park, Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted Sr., along with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, folk and “outsider art”. Attendance is free. www.festivalonponce.com
April 11-13 Atlanta Dogwood Festival Piedmont Park An Atlanta staple for more than 75 years, there is something for everyone at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Virtually every kind of art imaginable is represented at the festival, with a nationally renowned-juried Fine Artist Market that includes sculpture, paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and much more. www.dogwood.org
April 12 Magnetic Music Festival Atlanta Motor Speedway Magnetic Music Festival is the newest and most exciting Electronic Music festival in the South! Guests can anticipate a full-on audiovisual sensory experience complete with state-of-the-art production, sound and lighting design and some of the most cutting-edge and exhilarating DJs in electronic music today. www.magneticmusicfestival.com
April 18-20 Sweetwater 420 Festival Centennial Park Step out of the sun and into The SweetWater Experience, where you will be able to taste your way through more than 20 unique styles of beers, all from the brewers at SweetWater. www.sweetwater420fest.com
April 26 Heritage Sandy Springs Beerfest Heritage Green, Sandy Springs Enjoy a gorgeous afternoon of great beer, live music, speciality food on stunning Heritage Green! www.hssbeerfest.com
Dates TBA Taste of Atlanta Sommelier Competition Like a fine wine, the Taste of Atlanta Best Sommelier Competition gets better with age. This intimate event is a unique opportunity to interact with the city’s best sommeliers as they compete tableside. www.tasteofatlanta.com
Dates TBA Twilight Americana Music Festival Historic Downtown Athens Twilight Americana Music Festival, a showcase of local folk, country, and bluegrass music featuring the region’s finest Americana acts. www.athensamericana.com
April 25-26 Atlanta Mess-Around Festival The Earl & 529 Tickets are $45 and include admission to The Earl and 529. Featuring performances from 13 bands! www.atlantamessaround.com
April 25-27 CounterPoint Music Festival Kingston Downs in Rome, Ga CounterPoint Music Festival is an outdoor music festival held at the beautiful property of Kingston Downs in Rome, Georgia. CounterPoint is a 3-day rain-or-shine event with camping. CounterPoint 2014 will feature more than 4 stages and a multitude of performers from all over the world. www.counterpointfestival.com
April 25-27 Inman Park Festival Inman Park Inman Park Spring Festival takes place in one of Atlanta’s oldest and most scenic neighborhoods. – See more at: http://inmanparkfestival.org/festival-101/#sthash.cMWRd0oi.dpufNow celebrating its 42nd anniversary, the festival offers something for everybody. Music, kids activities, a Tour of Homes, a marvelous street parade, an artists’ market, some of the city’s best people-watching. www.inmanparkfestival.org
May 4 Oak Groove Festival Oak Grove The second annual Oak Groove Festival will feature music, food, beer and plenty for kids! Check out the line up of bands on their website and join us on Sunday May 4th www.oakgroove.org
May 9-11 Sweet Auburn Music Fest Sweet Auburn District The Sweet Auburn Music Fest (S.A.M.F) is a multi-genre music festival featuring three distinct forms of music R&B, Hip-Hop & Gospel, but is inclusive of all. Whether you are a patron or a participant, you will celebrate the Experience of being a part of a festival of Food, Fun and Music. www.sweetauburnmusicfest.com
May 9-11 Shaky Knees Festival Atlantic Station Featuring performances by The National, Modest Mouse, The Replacements, Alabama Shakes and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, among many others! www.shakykneesfestival.com
May 17 Party In The Park Centennial Olympic Park Featuring Girl Talk, MGMT, The Joy Formidable and Stokeswood! General admission tickets are $40. www.partyintheparkatlanta.com
Dates TBA Amberland Arts & Music Festival Cherokee Farms, LaFayette Perpetual Groove’s annual Memorial Day Weekend Art and Music festival. www.pgroove.com/amberland
May 23-25, 2014 Atlanta Jazz Festival Piedmont Park Atlanta Jazz Festival is regarded as one of the largest FREE jazz festivals in the country. An annual celebration of the music, culture and art of jazz begins in April and culminates each Memorial Day weekend, with a 3-day festival featuring jazz artists from all over the world. It is FREE and open to the public. www.atlantafestivals.com
May 29-June 1 Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Midtown The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is a weekend experience for guests who want to sip, savor and learn about the rich food and beverage traditions of the South. All activities were carefully crafted by the Festival Advisory Council to take guests through a one-of-a-kind culinary journey through the South. www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com
May 30-31, 2014 Candler Park Music Fest Candler Park www.candlerparkmusicfestival.com
June 11-15, 2014 IMR Indie Music Festial Multiple Venues Presented by Indie Music Reviewer Magazine, this year’s festival will feature over 40 talented indie bands and musicians. www.imrmusicfestival.com
June 11-14, 2014 Atlanta Fest Stone Mountain Park AtlantaFest features four days of music and ministry from today’s top Christian artists and communicators at an affordable cost, and is known as “THE Christian Music Festival” to thousands of people from hundreds of churches across the Southeast. www.atlantafest.com
July 27th, 2014 Mad Decent Block Party Masquerade Music Park Imagine Music Festival (IMF) is a two-day dance music festival held every Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by IRIS Presents, the festival features multiple stages hosting the world’s top musicians, DJ’s and bands. www.maddecent.com
August 16-17, 2014 Piedmont Park Arts Festival Piedmont Park The 2014 Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival is a 2-day outdoor event with an emphasis on the visual arts and family fun presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, for people of all ages, races, customs and interests. www.piedmontparkartsfestival.com
August 23-24 Summer Shade Festival Grant Park The Summer Shade Festival is a thriving, two-day in town festival in historic Grant Park, organized by and benefitting the Grant Park Conservancy. Featuring live music from Roxie Watson, The Higher Choir, New Madrid, The Old Ceremony, The Wheeler Boys, James Hall, and more. www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com
August 30-31, 2014 Imagine Music Festival Old Fourth Ward Park & Masquerade Music Park Imagine Music Festival (IMF) is a two-day dance music festival held every Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded by IRIS Presents, the festival features multiple stages hosting the world’s top musicians, DJ’s and bands. www.imaginefestival.com
September 5-7, 2014 Meltasia LaFayette, Georgia Andy Animal presents 3 days & 3 nights of camping & outstanding barebones Rock n’ Roll wildness. Includes performances from Black Lips, Nik Turner’s Hawkwind, Bloodshot Bill, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Cherie Currie, Shannon & The Clams, and many more. www.meltasia.com
September 7th, 2014 PARKLIFE Fest Atlantic Station PARKLIFE is Atlanta’s hottest new indie music festival at Atlantic Station on September 7th, 2014. Performances will include Jake Bugg, The Lone Bellow, The Wild Feathers, The Weeks, LP, The Shadowboxers, and more! www.parklifefest.com
September 13th, 2014 ONE Musicfest Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood One MusicFest is the Southeast’s largest and most cross-genre musical arts festival, aimed at bridging the gap between diverse audiences through games, interactive activities, visual arts, food, shopping and, of course, music. www.onemusicfest.com
September 19-20, 2014 Music Midtown Piedmont Park Music Midtown is one of Atlanta’s longest running music festivals with performances from many of the biggest names in the industry each year. This year will feature Eminem, Jack White, Zac Brown Band, John Mayer, Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Iggy Azalea, Bastille, Run DMC, Gregg Allman, and more! www.musicmidtown.com
September 26-28, 2014 TomorrowWorld Chattahoochee Hills TomorrowWorld is a 3-day music festival (and 5-day camping experience) nestled within 8,000 acres of expansive forests and lakes known for mind-blowing décor, massive artist line-ups, luxury camping, and gourmet food. www.tomorrowworld.com
October 8-12, 2014 A3C Hip Hop Festival Multiple Venues A3C [All 3 Coasts] Festival is the preeminent hip-hop festival in the US. Founded in 2005, A3C has grown from a regional showcase to an internationally celebrated cultural experience including: music, education, art, film, style, pro-audio and more. www.a3cfestival.com
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