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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!

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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
    Station
    , 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) https://www.wadadaatl.com/

 

  1. Sunday Brunch at the Atlanta Breakfast Club,  Downtown www.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. Eating Healthy food the affordable way @ “Trader Joe’s”, Midtown  Traderjoes.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”, Midtown,  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.  Attending an Art Tasting 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 https://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

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