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Historic Fourth Ward Park

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Call: (404) 546-6757 or visit www.h4wpc.org
Historic Fourth Ward Park is a 17-acre public park in the heart of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. Located near downtown and adjacent to the Atlanta BeltLine, the park is well positioned to serve neighborhood residents as well as visitors from around the city and the region.

Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival 2020

Saturday October 3, 2020 10:00 am EDT
Along with the fine arts and crafts there will be a children's play area, local food and beverage concessions and live acoustic entertainment. Best of all, it’s entirely free! Historic Fourth Ward Park is just off North Avenue, across from the Ponce City Market. Grab your walking shoes, bike or roll...
Cost: Free

Oktoberfest Atlanta 2020

Friday October 9, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Grab your lederhosen and join us for a weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta 2020! We're taking TWO days (October 9th & 10th) to enjoy a variety of deliciously cold German beers, Oktoberfest-inspired craft beer, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed ...
Cost: TBD

Oktoberfest Atlanta 2020

Saturday October 10, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Grab your lederhosen and join us for a weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta 2020! We're taking TWO days (October 9th & 10th) to enjoy a variety of deliciously cold German beers, Oktoberfest-inspired craft beer, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed ...
Cost: TBD

Mustard Tree Race for Recovery 5K

Saturday March 28, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
We're coming to Fourth Ward Park in Atlanta for a great 5K on the BeltLine benefiting Mustard Tree.

It's a beautiful course, and we're super excited to be running here in spring..

Awesome race shirts & award medals to the M/F overall, M/F overall masters, M/F overall grand Masters, M/F overall s...
Cost: $20-$35

Radegast Run 5K - Presented by New Realm Brewing

Saturday March 14, 2020 12:00 am EDT
The Radegast Run 5K is back for year 2! Presented by New Realm Brewing, this race is USATF certified and chip timed. The point to point course starts in Historic Fourth Ward Park, routes participants through the O4W, Poncey-Highlands, and Inman Park neighborhoods, and finishes at New Realm Brewing. ...
Cost: $40

Burger Brawl with Budweiser

Sunday October 20, 2019 02:20 pm EDT
here's no doubt that restaurants all across Atlanta dish up tasty burgers, but who will receive the top honor at Taste of Atlanta? Guests are invited to watch as burger joints duke it out for 'Best Burger.'
Cost: Festival Admission

Fishin' for Georgia Grown Ingredients

Sunday October 20, 2019 12:30 pm EDT
Guests will watch along as acclaimed cookbook author and chef Jennifer Hill Booker demonstrates how to make Pecan Crusted North Georgia Trout with Ellijay Mushroom Ragout. Made with a few of her favorite Georgia Grown ingredients, this delectable fall dish is one you shouldn't pass up. Jennifer Hill...
Cost: Festival Admission

You [Pe]can Do it!

Sunday October 20, 2019 12:30 pm EDT
Food writer, cooking instructor, television personality and a ninth-generation Southerner Rebecca Lang will guide students through a delectable recipe from her newest title, Pecans: Recipes and History of an American Nut. Rebecca Lang
Cost: Festival Admission

Taste of Atlanta - Sunday, October 20

Sunday October 20, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Foodies and chefs alike gather in Historic Fourth Ward Park to experience the cuisine and drinks of the city for one delicious weekend. Taste of Atlanta features over 80 local restaurants and three live cooking stages, offering samples for the average consumer and educational workshops for professio...
Cost: $80-$90

CEO Cooking Competition

Saturday October 19, 2019 02:20 pm EDT
See who will take the lead as three of Atlanta's top executives turn up the heat in a friendly culinary competition presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Competitors, including Daniel Owens , Chris Womack and Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice , will be paired with Chef Alex Beaty of Agency Socialth...
Cost: Festival Admission

Oh, Kale Yeah!

Saturday October 19, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Registered Dietician Marisa Moore of Sprouts Farmers Market will lead the audience through her favorite plant-based recipes that will turn even the most discerning meat lover into a fan of veggies. Registered Dietician Marisa Moore / Sprouts
Cost: Festival Admission

All Things Fall with Brezza Cucina's Culinary Legend Jonathan Waxman & Executive Chef Andrew Cacioppo

Saturday October 19, 2019 12:15 pm EDT
From culinary legend and NYC-based chef Jonathan Waxman and led by Executive Chef Andrew Cacioppo, Brezza Cucina is a seasonal, market-driven restaurant and bar at Ponce City Market offering New Italian and Californian flavors with fresh, Southern ingredients. The duo is teaming up at Taste of Atlan...
Cost: Festival Admission

Nibbles and Sips: Easy Holiday Entertaining with 9 Mile Station

Saturday October 19, 2019 11:20 am EDT
Onlookers will enjoy festive cocktails while 9 Mile Station's Executive Chef Jonathan McDowell teaches tips and tricks on preparing a delicious holiday entree - Seared Duck Breast with Luxardo Cherries, Mushroom Puree and Arugula - to make your holiday entertaining stress free. Jonathan McDowell / 9...
Cost: Festival Admission

Taste of Atlanta - Saturday, October 19

Saturday October 19, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Foodies and chefs alike gather in Historic Fourth Ward Park to experience the cuisine and drinks of the city for one delicious weekend. Taste of Atlanta features over 80 local restaurants and three live cooking stages, offering samples for the average consumer and educational workshops for professio...
Cost: $80-$90

Opening Night Party

Friday October 18, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Entrance: Ralph McGill at Garden Park Drive
Cost: Festival Admission

Taste of Atlanta - Friday, October 18

Friday October 18, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Foodies and chefs alike gather in Historic Fourth Ward Park to experience the cuisine and drinks of the city for one delicious weekend. Taste of Atlanta features over 80 local restaurants and three live cooking stages, offering samples for the average consumer and educational workshops for professio...
Cost: $80-$90

Oktoberfest Atlanta 2019

Saturday October 12, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Strap on your clogs, tighten your lederhosen, and get ready to join the city of Atlanta for Oktoberfest. This two-day German-themed extravaganza celebrates the excessive consumption of German beers, specially brewed Oktoberfest craft beers, German eats, and live music. Talent includes Sherri & Larry...
Cost: $21-$400

Oktoberfest Atlanta 2019

Friday October 11, 2019 05:00 pm EDT
trap on your clogs, tighten your lederhosen, and get ready to join the city of Atlanta for Oktoberfest. This two-day German-themed extravaganza celebrates the excessive consumption of German beers, specially brewed Oktoberfest craft beers, German eats, and live music. Talent includes Sherri & Larry,...
Cost: $21-$400

Foreverfamily's 5K4Kids

Saturday August 24, 2019 07:30 am EDT
Foreverfamily’s Board of Directors is hosting 5K4Kids, a 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run and Kids Zone to raise the funds necessary to continue offering service to Atlanta children of incarcerated parents and their families, allowing 200 youth yearly to participate in monthly trips to visit their incarcerated pa...
Cost: $25-$35

Speed, Sun & Summer Fun at the Cool Dads Rock 7th Annual Soapbox Derby

Saturday August 3, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Come out to Historic Fourth Ward Park on Saturday, August 3rd from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm for Cool Dads Rock’s biggest event of the year. The derby has something for everyone; music, food, vendors and the main attraction, soapbox car racing. Founded in 2013 by LaVerio "DJ LV" Barnes, Cool Dads Rock ha...
Cost: Free

Friends and Neighbors Day Fest

Sunday July 14, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
Get to know your fellow Atlantans with yoga, drinks, and pop-up shopping during a day of fun in the afternoon sun at the Friends and Neighbors Day Fest. Hosted by Arbitrary Living and Friends & Neighbors, the event will feature art games in collaboration with Art on the Atlanta BeltLine and music fr...
Cost: $5

Atlanta Field Day 2019

Saturday July 13, 2019 11:00 am EDT
Channel your inner child for an afternoon of fun in the sun at this year’s Atlanta Field Day. Brought to you by Atlanta Sport and Social Club, Atlanta Field Day is a 21+ spin on your favorite elementary school activity. The coed teams are comprised of eight members—  you can compete alongside your f...
Cost: $56-$550

Sunday Tasting Tents at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Sunday June 2, 2019 01:30 pm EDT
Sundays at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival 2019 mean spending the afternoon indulging in the all-you-can-eat Tasting Tents. Presented by PNC, the Tasting Tents have found a new home in Historic Fourth Ward Park and are full of the region’s top food and drink products that celebrate the international in...
Cost: $100

Saturday Tasting Tents at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Saturday June 1, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Spend your Saturday night sipping and savoring at Historic Fourth Ward Park for Atlanta Food & Wine Festival’s renown Tasting Tents. Once inside the all-you-can-indulge tents presented by PNC, you (and your grateful stomach) will experience top food and drink products that celebrate international in...
Cost: $100

Friday Tasting Tents at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Friday May 31, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Free up your Friday night plans – Atlanta Food & Wine Festival’s Tasting Tents are back in business. Travel Off the Eaten Path with us and experience the South like never before. The all-you-can-indulge layout finds a new home in Historic Fourth Ward Park, and allows guests the opportunity to eat, d...
Cost: $100

Atlanta Film Festival: SOUND+VISION

Thursday April 11, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Eastside Trail // Atlanta BeltLine & Historic Fourth Ward Park ? FREE and Open to the Public After a year hiatus, SOUND+VISION ? ATLFF?s signature mid-week event?returns! Join us on the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine and Historic Fourth Ward Park for a night of live music, daring virtual rea...
Cost: Free

17th Annual Taste of Atlanta

Friday October 19, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Taste of Atlanta, is the city’s award-winning food, craft beer, wine and spirits festival showcasing the local restaurant scene. This year, the festival will return to Historic Fourth Ward Park, adjacent to the Atlanta BeltLine. Taste of Atlanta features bites and bevs from more than 100 of Atlanta’...
Cost: $25

PrayGround: New Year in the Park

Sunday September 9, 2018 10:30 am EDT
A Rosh Hashanah celebration of the Jewish New Year for children and those who love them with Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Madger! Join us for a family-oriented adventure of new beginnings in song and story, reflection, and conversation in the park. This fun informal gathering is a perfect way to explore famili...
Cost: Free

Group Fitness with Gauge Fitness

Wednesday August 8, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Whether you regularly workout or just getting back into fitness, our classes are easily adaptable to all fitness levels. Our program is designed to tone and build your core and balance, alongside increase your cardio vascular endurance with high intensity interval training.
Cost: Free

6th Annual Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby Festival

Saturday August 4, 2018 11:00 am EDT
The 6th Annual Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby Festival is coming to Historic Fourth Ward Park on Saturday, August 4th from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. A fun-filled day for all ages, the derby festival is a free event and will feature soapbox races, food, music and activities. Attendees and fans on social medi...
Cost: Free

Fireworks in the Fourth Ward, hosted by Ponce City Market

Wednesday July 4, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
In partnership with Old Fourth Ward Business Association, Ponce City Market will host its 2018 Fourth of July celebration “Fireworks in Fourth Ward.” Free and open to the public, the community event will be held across the street from Ponce City Market at Historic Fourth Ward Park. The inaugural f...
Cost: Free

The Sixth Annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

Saturday May 26, 2018 10:00 am EDT
Join the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces as they celebrate the sixth  annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 2018. The two-day festival will once again be held  in Atlanta’s picturesque Historic Fourth Ward Park that is  conveniently located along the bustl...
Cost: Free

Picnic in the Park

Sunday May 6, 2018 01:00 pm EDT
Categories: Fundraiser<br><br>On May 6, 2018, guests will join together for a Sunday afternoon picnic

benefiting Wholesome Wave Georgia (WWG). Some of Atlanta’s favorite chefs and restaurants will provide picnic baskets to be shared among

guests as they dine al fresco, wh...
Cost: Tickets are $35 for a two-person basket and $70 for a four-person basket.

CARE’s Walk In Her Shoes

Saturday March 3, 2018 10:00 am EST
On March 3, we invite you to join CARE’s annual fundraising event, Walk In Her Shoes. We will walk in solidarity with women and girls worldwide who trudge miles each day to attend school, fetch water or bring goods to and from the market. With each step, we’ll march toward a more just future in whic...
Cost: Free

CARE’s Walk In Her Shoes

Saturday March 3, 2018 10:00 am EST
On March 3, we invite you to join CARE’s annual fundraising event, Walk In Her Shoes. We will walk in solidarity with women and girls worldwide who trudge miles each day to attend school, fetch water or bring goods to and from the market. With each step, we’ll march toward a more just future in whic...
Cost: Free

Choose Peace 5k

Saturday November 18, 2017 08:00 am EST
The Races for Peace Choose Peace 5k-Atlanta will start at the beautiful Historic Fourth Ward park in Atlanta, GA. It will loop around the basin and connect to the East Side Beltline and then return. The beltline is filled with awesome art installations which makes it an enjoyable run or walk. Sig...
Cost: $25

Atlanta Fall Wine Fest

Saturday November 11, 2017 01:00 pm EST
Atlanta welcomes the first annual Atlanta Fall Wine Fest, featuring more than 100 different wines along with a selection of beer and cider. Attendees can look forward to samples, live music, games, and food throughout the afternoon.

Tickets

Cost: $45-$60

DogFest Walk n' Roll

Sunday November 5, 2017 11:00 am EST
Grab your pup and a leash and join dog lovers at this fundraising walk n' roll. Participants are encouraged to fundraise to benefit Canine Companions for Independence, an organization that provide canine companions to assist those whith disabilities. 
Cost: Free

Taste of Atlanta

Friday October 20, 2017 07:30 pm EDT
Get ready to eat, drink and be merry, y’all. This year, one of the city’s largest and best-loved food festivals is turning sweet 16 and promising a celebration like no other, with a brand-new location at Old Fourth Ward Park and sips and bites from more than 90 different local bars and restaurants. ...
Cost: $25-$85

Taste of Atlanta 2017

Friday October 20, 2017 12:30 pm EDT
Taste of Atlanta, the city's premier bites and bevs fest, is looking ahead to its Sweet 16 anniversary this Oct. 20-22, moving the feast to a brand-new home in Historic Fourth Ward Park. A Friday night "Sweet 16" soiree hosted by Jonathan and Justin Fox of Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q opens the festivities, wh...
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Taste of Atlanta 2017

Friday October 20, 2017 12:30 pm EDT
Taste of Atlanta, the city's premier bites and bevs fest, is looking ahead to its Sweet 16 anniversary this Oct. 20-22, moving the feast to a brand-new home in Historic Fourth Ward Park. A Friday night "Sweet 16" soiree hosted by Jonathan and Justin Fox of Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q opens the festivities, wh...
Cost:

5th Annual Cheese Fest

Saturday September 23, 2017 01:00 pm EDT
Kroger, Murray's Cheese, and La Bonne Vie are partnering up to bring back the Atlanta Cheese Fest for the fifth year running. The festival will include samples from over 70 vendors, cheese pairings led by Murray's Cheese, and competitions for best grilled cheese and best mac 'n cheese.
Cost: $35-$55

Cool Dads Rock! Soap Box Derby Festival

Saturday August 5, 2017 11:00 am EDT
Dad's will never stop trying to prove how cool they are, especially the dads of Cool Dads Rock, who will be helping their youngsters create soap box cars to race in their fifth annual soap box derby. Racers from ages 4 to adult are invited to compete for categories such as most creative car and fast...
Cost: Free

Solar Astronomy Workshop and Eclipse Primer

Saturday July 29, 2017 10:00 am EDT
Atlanta Audubon Society Master Birder Stephen W. Ramsden will host a free, state-of the-art Solar Astronomy Workshop. Mr. Ramsden will have several solar chromospheric and photospheric telescopes for you to observe the ferocity of our nearest star. Come by the event to pick up your free solar eclips...
Cost: Free

Solar Astronomy Workshop and Eclipse Primer

Saturday July 29, 2017 10:00 am EDT
Atlanta Audubon Society Master Birder Stephen W. Ramsden will host a free, state-of the-art Solar Astronomy Workshop. Mr. Ramsden will have several solar chromospheric and photospheric telescopes for you to observe the ferocity of our nearest star. Come by the event to pick up your free solar eclips...
Cost: Free

Solar Astronomy Workshop and Eclipse Primer

Saturday July 29, 2017 10:00 am EDT
Atlanta Audubon Society Master Birder Stephen W. Ramsden will host a free, state-of the-art Solar Astronomy Workshop. Mr. Ramsden will have several solar chromospheric and photospheric telescopes for you to observe the ferocity of our nearest star. Come by the event to pick up your free solar eclips...
Cost:

Splash into Shabbat

Monday July 24, 2017 04:30 pm EDT
The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta hopes to bring families and new friends together to celebrate Shabbat and have some summer fun with a splash pad for the kids. Challah and juice will be provided and attendees are encouraged to bring their own picnic.

RSVP

Cost: Free

Atlanta Field Day 2017

Saturday July 15, 2017 01:00 pm EDT
Pump up the energy, put that summer body to work and relive those grade school glory days at Atlanta Field Day. Co-ed teams of eight compete in tug-of-war, relay races, obstacle courses and more, with surprises and new games introduced throughout the day. Want to compete for charity? Atlanta Sport a...
Cost: $45-$450

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival Returnsune 24-25, 2017 

Saturday June 24, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
Join the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces as they celebrate the fifth annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, 2017. The two-day festival will once again be held in Atlanta's picturesque Historic Fourth Ward Park that is conveniently located along the bustli...
Cost: Free

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

Saturday June 24, 2017 10:00 am EDT
For two days, more than 150 visual artists take control of Historic Fourth Ward Park for an arts festival. Talent runs rampant with live demonstrations, glassblowers, sculptors and a pavilion to showcase emerging artists. The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces launched the festival to showcase loc...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Summer Beer Fest

Saturday June 17, 2017 04:00 pm EDT
This annual festival is a chance for beer-lovers of all stripes to gather together and celebrate the nectar of the hop gods with local and national breweries. The festival will be held at Historic Fourth Ward Park this year, for the second time ever after a six-year run at the Masquerade Music Park....
Cost: $40-$55

Caribbean workout on the BeltLine

Thursday June 1, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Get your body moving this summer with Puntafaya Fitness as the present a weekly Puntafaya-style Caribbean workout on the BeltLine. Open to all age levels, the workout aims to burn calories, relieve stress, and tone your muscles. The sessions will be held in the Historic Fourth Ward Park water park a...
Cost: Free

Pixels

Thursday August 4, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta is excited to provide free movies and popcorn to locals in parks around the area! This evening's movie is Pixels, about video games that come to life!
Cost: Free

Atlanta Field Day

Friday July 15, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta Field Day is a throwback to grade school, built with adults in mind. There are all the classic events, like tug of war, relay races, obstacle courses, etc. - plus some crazy new games and surprises throughout the day. Teams will earn points in each event to add up to a final placement and si...
Cost: $50

Fire in the 4th

Friday May 20, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The Old Fourth Ward Business Association presents Fire in the 4th, a music festival that pays homage to the 1917 burning of the city. The free event features more than 30 live performances, history presentations, food, and drinks.
Cost: Free

Meet Your Best Friend on the Beltline

Friday April 29, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Meet Your Best Friend on the BeltLine presented by the maker of Frontline Plus® in collaboration with the Atlanta Humane Society and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership is bringing together animal welfare organizations from across the state for an epic animal adoption event.
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Hogs and Hops

Friday April 15, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta Beer Festivals hosts the fifth Hogs and Hops Festival, equipped with barbecue from local restaurants, local food trucks, more than 50 beer options, and live music from Geeks Band.
Cost: $40-$55

Annual Cool Dads Rock Soapbox Derby

Friday July 31, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Racers and their wooden cars will line the street with their helmets donned and goggles lowered as the pint sized drivers enter their vehicles and race downhill. The derby has been a hit amongst the 400 or so spectators who come out to witness the power of ingenuity and teamwork between fathers and ...
Cost: Free

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

Saturday October 18, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Sunday, October 19 marks the final day of performances for Art on the Atlanta BeltLine. The shows take place at the Historic Fourth Ward Outdoor Theater beginning at 1 p.m., with performances suitable for all ages. Expect to see performances from Esther de Monteflores, Kollaboration Atlanta Presents...
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Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

Saturday June 28, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

The Ribbon Run 5K

Friday May 9, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Join us on May 10th, and be a part of helping the Atlanta Dream Center reach, rescue and restore 80 men, 600 women and 500 children by 2017. This year we are aiming to raise $30,000 to help the Dream Center and you can be a part of making this a reality. Sign up for the Second Annual Ribbon Run 5K R...
Cost: $25 Registration Fee

ONE Music Fest ft. Snoop Dogg, Goodie Mob, and more

Saturday September 14, 2013 12:00 am EDT
One Music Fest brings unity through music" with a lineup of soulful and expressive greats in hip-hop and rap. Acts such as Snoop Lion (formerly Snoop Dogg) and Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics will bring music lovers together
Cost: $40-$160
680 Dallas Street
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 546-6757
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Hours 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.