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Holiday/Seasonal Events

Atlanta has a rich annual calendar of festivals, fairs, and holiday celebrations. Enjoy such mainstays as the Little Five Points Halloween Parade, Thanksgiving and the New Year's Events. If you are looking for fun for the whole family or looking to escape the in-laws, we've got some ideas for you.

Holiday Events

Wednesday October 7, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Little Five Points Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
The Little Five Points Alliance (L5PA) presents the 2nd Annual L5P Halloween Window Exhibit featurin...
Free [click here for more]
Saturday October 10, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Community
Categories: Museum Join us on a ghost hunting adventure in Georgia's oldest house museum - but from ...
$22 [click here for more]
Thursday October 15, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Art & Industry Cost: $10-$30
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Film
The 14th Annual Atlanta Horror Film Festival will be screening films outdoors this year at the new A...
$10-$30 [click here for more]

Friday October 16, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Art & Industry Cost: $10-$30
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Film
The 14th Annual Atlanta Horror Film Festival will be screening films outdoors this year at the new A...
$10-$30 [click here for more]
Saturday October 17, 2020 07:30 pm EDT
Art & Industry Cost: $10-$30
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Film
The 14th Annual Atlanta Horror Film Festival will be screening films outdoors this year at the new A...
$10-$30 [click here for more]


Holidays

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Monday September 7, 2020 12:00 am EDT
CL's guide to the workingman's holiday | more...

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Saturday October 31, 2020 02:51 pm EDT
TRICK OR TREAT: Celebrate Halloween in the ATL. | more...

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Thursday November 26, 2020 12:00 am EST
Peruse Thanksgiving events as well as recommendations for the best places to eat on turkey day. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to Thanksgiving in Atlanta. | more...

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Friday December 25, 2020 12:00 am EST
Browse Christmas events as well as recommendations for the hottest parties and markets. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to Christmas in Atlanta. | more...

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Thursday December 31, 2020 12:00 am EST
Browse New Year’s Eve events as well as recommendations for the hottest parties and celebrations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to New Year’s Eve in Atlanta. | more...

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Monday January 18, 2021 12:00 am EST
Browse MLK Day events as well as recommendations for the hottest events and parades. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to MLK Day in Atlanta.



 

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Sunday February 14, 2021 12:00 am EST
CL's guide to the lovers' holiday | more...

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Wednesday March 17, 2021 02:17 pm EDT
St. Patrick's Day events in Atlanta including information about the St Patrick's Day Parade. | more...

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Sunday April 4, 2021 12:00 am EDT
CL's guide to the most pastel holiday  | more...

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Wednesday May 5, 2021 12:00 am EDT
CL's guide to the sloppiest holiday | more...

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Monday May 31, 2021 02:35 pm EDT
CL's guide to the start of the summer | more...


Upcoming Festivals

Saturday September 26, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
Celebrating East Atlanta’s art, culture and quirkiness in a safer way, with two ways to play: social...
Free [click here for more]
Saturday September 26, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: $100-$825
Arts Agenda::Film, Festivals
entertainment, networking, education & professional development year-round. The festival itself is o...
$100-$825 [click here for more]
Sunday September 27, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: $100-$825
Arts Agenda::Film, Festivals
Celebrating its 44th year, the Atlanta Film Festival is the region’s preeminent celebration of cinem...
$100-$825 [click here for more]

Tuesday September 29, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Books, Community, Festivals, Free Events
Jasmine Guillory comes together on a panel with fellow romance writers Alisha Rai, Farrah Rochon, Ya...
Free [click here for more]
Wednesday September 30, 2020 06:00 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Community, Festivals, Free Events
Alan Batt, the food photographer known as Battman, traveled around the country interviewing and phot...
Free [click here for more]
Thursday October 1, 2020 04:30 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Books, Community, Festivals, Free Events
You are invited to join Agnes Scott English Department professors Charlotte Artese and Robert Meyer-...
Free [click here for more]
Saturday October 3, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
MINT Gallery Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Free Events
Race, gender, identity, beauty, and social equity are dominant themes addressed by artists featured ...
Free [click here for more]
Sunday October 4, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Atlanta’s historic West End community is getting powerful new murals as part of this year’s ELEVATE ...
Free [click here for more]
Sunday October 4, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: No Cover
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
No Cover [click here for more]
Sunday October 4, 2020 04:30 pm EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda::Books, Community, Festivals, Free Events
Join author Natasha Trethewey and interviewer Rosemary Magee for a discussion of Trethewey’s memoir,...
Free [click here for more]
Monday October 5, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
Free [click here for more]
Tuesday October 6, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: No Cover
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
No Cover [click here for more]

Wednesday October 7, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: No Cover
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
No Cover [click here for more]
Wednesday October 7, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
Little Five Points Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals
The Little Five Points Alliance (L5PA) presents the 2nd Annual L5P Halloween Window Exhibit featurin...
Free [click here for more]
Thursday October 8, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: No Cover
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
No Cover [click here for more]
Friday October 9, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: No Cover
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
No Cover [click here for more]
Friday October 9, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Food and Drink::Beer Events
Grab your lederhosen and join us for a weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta 2020! We'...
TBD [click here for more]
Saturday October 10, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Mall West End Cost: No Cover
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals
Hosted annually by the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs in various locations around Atlanta, ELEVA...
No Cover [click here for more]
Saturday October 10, 2020 05:00 pm EDT
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Food and Drink::Beer Events
Grab your lederhosen and join us for a weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta 2020! We'...
TBD [click here for more]
Thursday October 15, 2020 11:00 am EDT
Online Event Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Community, Festivals, Free Events, Music
A3C, a renowned music festival and conference held annually in Atlanta, GA, has just announced their...
Free [click here for more]
Friday October 16, 2020 11:30 am EDT
Central Park Cost: $99-$1600
Food and Drink, Community, Festivals, Music
The Black Keys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Liam Gallagher, Phoebe Bridgers, and more
$99-$1600 [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS
Saturday October 17, 2020 11:30 am EDT
Central Park Cost: $99-$1600
Food and Drink, Festivals, Music
The Smashing Pumpkins, Portugal. the Man, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, and more
$99-$1600 [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS
Sunday October 18, 2020 11:30 am EDT
Central Park Cost: $99-$1600
Food and Drink, Community, Festivals, Music
The Strokes, Of Monsters and Men, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Stereolab, and more
$99-$1600 [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS



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