About Atlanta Festivals

(Atlanta, Georgia, GA, USA)

Atlanta has plenty to offer those who like to party, with festivals and celebrations all year long.

Popular festivals in Atlanta include the following events.

Annual Atlanta Festivals

  • February: Martin Luther King, Jr. Week, held every year in Atlanta during the month of February, large around one week and celebrating the life of this world-famous civil rights leader
  • March: St. Patrick's Day, with a host of lively festivals and events taking place on March 17th, including a carnival procession through the streets of central Atlanta
  • April: Let's Get Cookin', a notable food and drink festival, with many trade stands
  • May: Atlanta Celtic Festival, celebrating the culture of Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with local cuisine and Celtic displays amongst the festival highlights
  • May: Atlanta Jazz Festival, taking place towards the end of May and attracting more than 100,000 people, together with many famous jazz singers and artists
  • August: Atlanta Underground Film Festival, a week-long event where independent films are screened at a variety of central venues

  • October: Harvest Moon Bluesfest, Georgia's most notable blues festival, with numerous outdoor concerts attracting enormous crowds
  • October: Scottish Festival and Highland Games, taking place at Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park, including procession, folk dancing and traditional music
  • December: First Night Atlanta New Year's Festival, one of the region's largest events, celebrating the arrival of the new year

Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau
Address: 65 Alabama Street Southwest, Atlanta, Georgia (GA), 30303, USA
Tel: +1 404 521 6600
Website: www.atlanta.net/

Georgia World Congress Center
Address: 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard Northwest, Atlanta, Georgia (GA), 30313, USA
Tel: +1 404 223 4000
Website: www.gwcc.com/

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