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Atlanta Expos, Fairs, Festivals, Food Trucks & Farmer Markets (listed by date order, also if there’s no exact date listed, keep checking the website)



2nd Friday Art Stroll @ Castleberry Hill    KNOW More: www.castleberryartstroll.com 2nd Friday Art Stroll@ Castleberry Hill, Downtown Atlanta

April 12-April 15  ArtLANTA Fair, Fort McPherson, KNOW More: https://www.artlantagallery.com/fair

April 13-April 15  Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Piedmont Park, KNOW More: https://dogwood.org/

April 13-April 22   Atlanta Film Festival,  Plaza Theatre and more venues  KNOW More: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/ 


April 14-June 2  Georgia Renaissance Festival   KNOW More:   http://www.garenfest.com/     Fairburn, GA

April 21- April 22  Atlanta Arab Festival, ALIF Institute, KNOW More: www.alifinstitute.org

April 21-April 22   Taliah Waajid presents World Natural Hair, Healthy Lifestyle Event,  Georgia International Congress Center, College Park, KNOW More: www.naturalhair.org

April 28-April 29 Inman Park Spring Festival, Inman Park, near the MARTA station KNOW More: http://inmanparkfestival.org/ 


May 12 & May 13  Auburn Avenue SpringFest,  230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, Downtown Atlanta  KNOW More: http://www.sweetauburn.com/sweetauburnfestivals


May 18-May 20, Marietta Greek Festival, Greek Orthodox Church in Marietta  KNOW More: http://mariettagreekfestival.com/


May 19- May 28  Yarab Shrine Circus & Fair, John R. Miller Park, Marietta  KNOW More: http://www.yaarabshrine.net


May 19 & May 20  Malcolm X Festival, West End Park  Atlanta  KNOW More: http://malcolmxfestival.com

Fri, May 25-Sun, May 27     Decatur Arts Festival--Downtown Decatur KNOW More: http://decaturartsfestival.com/  

May 26-27  Atlanta Jazz Festival    KNOW More:  www.atlantafestivals.com  —Memorial Day Weekend)   Atlanta Jazz Festival (Piedmont Park)


May 26  Atlanta Caribbean Carnival  KNOW More:  http://www.atlantacarnival.org  Downtown  Atlanta


May 31- June 3    Atlanta Food & Wine Festival    KNOW More: http://atlfoodandwinefestival.com/ Atlanta Food & Wine Festival    Midtown Atlanta


June 1 & June 3   Candler Park Music Festival  Downtown Atlanta KNOW More: http://candlerparkmusicfestival.com/


June 2 & June 3   Atlanta Women’s Expo, Georgia World Congress Center  Downtown

Atlanta KNOW More:   http://www.atlantawomensexpo.com


Sept   NBAF(aka: National Black Arts Festival)    KNOW More: www.NBAF.org  various locations, Atlanta


August 22-26   Bronzelens Fim Festival of Atlanta   KNOW More: www.bronzelens.com  BronzeLens Film Festival   Atlanta 


October  19-21  Taste of Atlanta     KNOW More: www.Tasteofatlanta.com   Annual Taste of Atlanta  Midtown Atlanta (new location: Old 4th Ward)


Neighborhood Festivals(subject to change):

Taste of Alpharetta (May 3) KNOW More: www.alpharetta.ga.us

Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes (May 19) KNOW More: www.kirkwoodfling.com

Virginia Highlands/SummerFEST   (June 9 & 10) KNOW More: http://www.vahi.org/summerfest.html   

East Atlanta Strut  (September 22)  KNOW More: http://eastatlantastrut.com/

Buckhead Arts Festival (Sept 22-Sept 23)  KNOW More: http://www.buckheadartsfestival.com/ 


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30 Things "KeithKNOWS" Love About Atlanta!

Atlanta Botanical Garden opens Skyline Garden | Northside / Sandy Springs Neighbor | mdjonline.com

Atlanta Botanical Garden

30 Things KeithKNOWS  Love About Atlanta


  1. Dance like there's no tomorrow @ "House in the Park", an annual  Labor day weekend music festival for avid fans of deep house, afro beat, soul classics, houseinthepark.org
  1. Live, Work, Play, Shop, Dine, Socialize must be Atlantic
    , Midtown atlanticstation.com


  1. Grab a healthy smoothie, shop with vendors, discover new vegan and healthy eats @ Wadada's Healthy Market & Juice Bar, West End. (878 Ralph David Abernathy SW) wadadaatl.com


  1. Sunday Brunch at the Atlanta Breakfast Club,  Downtown atlantabreakfastclub.com


  1. Environmentally friendly, healthy products for your mind, body, skin "IWI Fresh", Castleberry Hill, iwifresh.com 


     6.  Have Breakfast at Barneys Restaurant, Downtown Atlanta  breakfastatbarneys.com


7. An emerald jewel, an urban oasis garden in midtown, Atlanta Botanical Garden  atlantabg.org


8.  Grabbing my favorite dairy free popsicle and great conversation  at Mocha Pops(Healy Bldg), Downtown Atlanta  www.mochapops.com


9. Best Place for Vegan cuisine in an elegant atmosphere, Herban Fixe Kitchen, Midtown Atlanta  herbanfix.com


10. Enjoying Sweet Potato pancakes @the “Highland Bakery” Downtown, Buckhead, Ga. Tech campus, 4th Ward,  highlandbakery.com


11. Embracing and enjoying Atlanta Film Festivals, Bronzelens, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, Atlanta Asian Film Festival, Urban Media Makers Film Festival, Out on Film, and Underground Film Festival.


12. Shopping for that one of kind local and curated sustainable gift @ EcoDenizen, Midtown  ecodenizen.net


13. Spending time embracing my African heritage and artwork at Hammonds House, West End hammondshouse.org


14. Swaying to the sounds of  Jazz, R & B, Neo Soul, at City Winery, Midtown Atlanta  citywinery.com


15.  Visiting my favorite 2 spots in Greenbriar Mall, in SW Atlanta   Medu Bookstore & Densua's African Treasures    densua.com   medubookstore.com 


16. Unwind, Relax, Dine, Chillaxin’ @ Cafe Intermezzo in Midtown Atlanta cafeintermezzo.com


17. Getting pampered from head to toe @ Celestial Spa, SW Atlanta celestialspa.com


18. Taking a 85 seconds elevator ride to the “Sun Dial” Restaurant, dining and enjoying that spectacular city view, Westin Peachtree Hotel, Downtown Atlanta sundialrestaurant.com


19. 6 Famous Attractions/One Amazing Price/Avoid most ticket lines…using my “City Pass”, citypass.com


20. Free Admission to the “High Museum”for Fulton County Residents(first Saturday of each month, by 4pm) high.org


21. Free Jazz Festival every Memorial Day Weekend in Piedmont Park, “Atlanta Jazz Festival”, atlantafestivals.com


      22.  Elevating my art senses  at Zucot Art Gallery in Castleberry Hill, Downtown  zucotgallery.com


23. Grab a delicious vegan desserts, cupcakes, a slice of vegan cake, Hebrew Bakes, West End, Atlanta hebrew-bakes.com


24. AfroCentric Network, One Stop Shop for Afrocentric clothes, jewelry, health and beauty products, sculptures, hand bags, greeting cards, baskets, scented oils, music and more. Located in the West End.  iamafrocentric.com


25. Discovering the Hottest Art Scene in the city and touring Lofts@ “Castleberry Hill”, Downtown castleberryhill.org


26. Listening to Global Grooves, Soulful Beats, @“Moods Music” L5P moodsmusic.net


27. An Afro-centric gift shop with cards, books, art and so much more@ Shrine of the Black Madonna Cultural Center & Bookstore (West End) shrinebookstore.com


28. Supporting Small Black Business at the Village Market ATL in Ponce City Market, Midtown thevillagemarketatl.com


29. Catching a concert, play, performance @ the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Midtown foxtheatre.org


30. Dining on “dairy-free” desserts @ Café Sunflower”, Buckhead cafesunflower.com


Glass sculpture by Chihuly

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