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Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
April 2017

Over three days, the festival celebrates the flowering of the dogwood trees ......

Over three days, the festival celebrates the flowering of the dogwood trees with food, canine competition, community awareness, live music and an arts and crafts market.

Venue:
Piedmont Park.

Address:
400 Park Drive Northeast, Atlanta, United States

Event cost:
Various.

Website:

Category:
Unusual

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Inman Park Spring Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
April 2017

Taking place along the neighbourhood's pretty tree-lined streets, the Inman ......

Taking place along the neighbourhood's pretty tree-lined streets, the Inman Park Spring Festival is a popular event that attracts thousands of visitors from across the region. During this fun-packed weekend, visitors can expect an arts and crafts show, the city’s largest street market and antiques fair, live music and a popular dance festival. The event takes place in historic Inman Park, which was Atlanta's first planned community and one of the nation's first garden suburbs. One of the highlights of the festival is the 'Tour of Homes' which enables visitors to take a closer look at the turn-of-the-century Victorian Painted Ladies and Craftsman bungalows that characterise this attractive neighbourhood.

Venue:
Inman Park.

Address:
PO Box 5358, Atlanta, United States

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Music

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Atlanta Jazz Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
May 2017

Jazz concerts celebrated throughout the month in various locations, embraci ......

Jazz concerts celebrated throughout the month in various locations, embracing Atlanta's musical roots. Culminates with a three-day Memorial Day Weekend celebration in Piedmont Park.

Venue:
Piedmont Park.

Address:
400 Park Drive Northeast , Atlanta, United States

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Music

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Peachtree Road Race

Date (To be confirmed):
July 2017

The largest 10km (6 miles) race in the world paces along Atlanta’s most f ......

The largest 10km (6 miles) race in the world paces along Atlanta’s most famous road, Peachtree Street and ends with music and festivities at Piedmont Park.

Venue:
Peachtree Street / Piedmont Park.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Sport

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Decatur Book Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2017

The largest independent book festival in the USA is held in the historic sq ......

The largest independent book festival in the USA is held in the historic square in Decatur, an artsy neighbourhood east of Atlanta. The weekend event includes book signings, readings, workshops, panel discussions, live music and food and drink.

Venue:
Decatur.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Art & Literature

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Taste of Atlanta

Date (To be confirmed):
September 2017 - October 2017

A foodie’s paradise, chow to your heart's content on Atlanta delicacies f ......

A foodie’s paradise, chow to your heart's content on Atlanta delicacies from more than 90 of the city's best eateries at this two-day food fest, which includes cooking demonstrations and workshops.

Venue:
Atlantic Station.

Event cost:
Various.

Category:
Food & Drink

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Dragon Con Parade

Date (To be confirmed):
September 2017

Atlantans love to dress up and the costumes don’t get more outlandish tha ......

Atlantans love to dress up and the costumes don’t get more outlandish than those on display at Dragon Con, a sci-fi convention that has grown to embrace the city’s connection with major television shows such as The Walking Dead, as well as its passion for inventive steampunk outfits. Catch the best sights during the popular parade on Labor Day weekend.

Venue:
Peachtree Street / Downtown.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Entertainment

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Music Midtown

Date (To be confirmed):
September 2017

After a six-year hiatus, Music Midtown bounced back in 2011 with Coldplay h ......

After a six-year hiatus, Music Midtown bounced back in 2011 with Coldplay headlining. Since then, the festival has grown into a two-day event of major indie and rocks acts playing outdoors in Piedmont Park.

Venue:
Piedmont Park.

Event cost:
From $50.

Category:
Music

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Fiesta Georgia

Date (To be confirmed):
September 2017

The 7th annual Fiesta Georgia will take place at the Georgia International ......

The 7th annual Fiesta Georgia will take place at the Georgia International Horse Park. Fiesta Georgia is Georgia’s Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off celebration, featuring a daylong fiesta of Latino culture with continuous live musical performances by international, national and local recording artists. Mariachi music, Mexican folk dancing, helicopter rides, youth soccer clinics, interactive sponsor displays with many free product samples, arts and crafts and authentic foods from several Latin-American countries all bring Fiestas Patrias to life at Fiesta Georgia.

Venue:
Georgia International Horse Park

Address:
1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy, Conyers, United States

Event cost:
Free all ages

Category:
Entertainment

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HABLA Awards

Date (To be confirmed):
October 2017

The 7th annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) hi ......

The 7th annual Hispanic Achievement & Business Leadership Awards (HABLA) highlights the accomplishments and successes of Atlanta’s Latino business community. In addition to awards for Corporate Executive, Civic/Government, Entrepreneur and Unsung Hero of the year, HABLA also awards a scholarship to a deserving college-bound student. HABLA is the leading business-to-business Hispanic-focused event in the market and the closing ceremony to Hispanic Heritage month in Atlanta.

Venue:
103 West Buckhead

Address:
103 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta , United States

Event cost:
$45.00

Website:

Category:
Other

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Atlanta Pride

Date (To be confirmed):
October 2017

Atlanta is home to the third largest gay community (per capita) and one of ......

Atlanta is home to the third largest gay community (per capita) and one of the oldest pride parades in the USA. The LGBTQ community celebrates with friends and supporters with Out on Film and other entertainment events that culminate in a weekend of live music and cabaret.

Venue:
Piedmont Park.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Gay & Lesbian

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Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade

Date (To be confirmed):
October 2017

Featuring local bands, a costumed parade and colourful floats that journey ......

Featuring local bands, a costumed parade and colourful floats that journey through Little Five Points and Inman Park neighbourhoods, watch Atlantans getting creative for this spooky festival, one of the biggest of the year.

Venue:
Little Five Points.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Cabbagetown Chomp and Stomp

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2017

Soak up live bluegrass music and buy a $5 spoon to sample from over 100 var ......

Soak up live bluegrass music and buy a $5 spoon to sample from over 100 varieties of chillis competing in a cook-off. Quirky food eating contests and an artist market add to the unique vibe in this increasingly popular neighbourhood festival.

Venue:
Cabbagetown.

Event cost:
$5.

Category:
Music

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Whiskies of the World Atlanta

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2017

The Whiskies of the World Expo gathers the world’s best distilled spirits ......

The Whiskies of the World Expo gathers the world’s best distilled spirits, along with their producers, to give whisky lovers an opportunity to sample, learn and experience all they can about this popular drink. Exclusive whiskies are paired with artisanal foods, while the Expo features a buffet dinner plus live entertainment too.

Venue:
Intercontinental Buckhead Atlanta.

Address:
3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, United States

Event cost:
Tickets start from $120.

Category:
Food & Drink

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