Looking for Atlanta Festivals This Weekend?

Here’s How to Find Atlanta Festivals This Weekend…

And Beyond!

There’s no shortage of things to do in Atlanta. Our 2022 Atlanta events calendar has an entire section dedicated to Atlanta festivals this weekend. From music festivals to foodie fests, there’s something for everyone.  

Here’s a quick rundown of what’s going down in 2022. But scroll down for the updated calendar of fairs, carnivals, and festivals in Atlanta. It’s updated hourly!

Be Sure to Plan for These Festivals in Atlanta GA

Sci-Fi and Books

There’s the annual Dragon Con Sci-fi and Fantasy convention, which takes over downtown Atlanta with masses of costumed fans in early September.

The Decatur Book Festival is October 1, 2022. It’s one of the largest literary events in the country, with readings, signings, and panel discussions from hundreds of authors.

Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta, Atlanta music festivals
Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta GA

Music and Food Festivals

Atlanta also hosts several major music festivals each year. One of the biggest is the Music Midtown Festival scheduled for September 17-18 rounds out the major music fests, featuring headliners like My Chemical Romance, Jack White, and Fall Out Boy.

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Atlanta also has its share of food and wine festivals. The Atlanta Wine and Food Festival is a three-day event from September 15th to 18th featuring tastings from some of the city’s best restaurants, as well as seminars from acclaimed chefs and sommeliers. Presale tickets are available starting in June.

Whether you’re a sci-fi fan, a music lover, or a foodie, Atlanta has a festival for you in 2022.

Here Are the Atlanta Festivals This Weekend and Beyond

Our official Atlanta Events Calendar powered by Evvnt features the best of what the area has to offer. You’ll find festivals in Atlanta for this upcoming weekend and the following weeks. There are also other things to do including plays, musicals, concerts, comedy, and much more!

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More Atlanta Festivals Throughout 2022

Here’s a handy list of websites for some of Atlanta’s fun festivals throughout 2022. If you’ve missed some, you can look forward to them in 2023 and beyond!

Festivals in AtlantaWebsite
12Th Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festivalhttps://atlantahiphopday.com/
1865 Comedy Festivalhttps://www.funnyhunnyz.com/1865
2022 Sweet Auburn Music Festhttps://www.sweetauburnmusicfest.com/
2023 Atlanta Salsa Bachata Festivalhttps://www.atlantasbf.com/
Arte Agave Tequila And Mezcal Festival Atlhttp://arteagave.com/arte-agave-atl
Atl/Agf Healthcare & Music Festivalhttp://www.atlantagospelfest.com
Atlanta African Restaurant Week Festival 2022https://www.unation.com/event/9560401
Atlanta Dogwood Festival Inchttp://www.dogwood.org
Atlanta Film Festivalhttps://www.atlantafilmfestival.com
Atlanta Food & Wine Festivalhttp://atlfoodandwinefestival.com
Atlanta Greek Festivalhttp://www.atlantagreekfestival.org
Atlanta Salsa Bachata Festivalhttps://www.atlantasbf.com
Atlanta Street Food Festivalhttp://www.atlantastreetfoodfestival.com
Chantlanta Sacred Music Festivalhttp://www.chantlanta.org
Creole Food Fest Atl 2022https://creolefoodfestival.com/
Dessert Wars Festivalhttps://www.dessert-wars.com/atlanta.html
Festivals Jerk Chicken Grillhttp://festivalsjerk.com/contact
German Bierfesthttps://www.gaccsouth.com/events/bierfest
Labeled Fest With Emery, Aaron Gillespiehttps://emerymusic.com/collections/labeled-fest-vip-tickets
Mimosa Festhttps://atlantamimosafestival.com/
National Black Arts Festivalhttp://nbaf.org
Sandy Springs Festivalhttp://www.leadershipsandysprings.org
Shaky Knees Music Festivalhttp://shakykneesfestival.com
Summer Shade Festivalhttp://www.summershadefestival.org
Sweet Auburn Festivalhttp://www.sweetauburnmusicfest.com
Sweetwater 420 Festivalhttps://sweetwater420fest.com/

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Atlanta Festivals – FAQs

What are some of the biggest Atlanta festivals in 2022?

While there are top-notch Atlanta festivals, fairs, and carnivals throughout the year, a few stand out as they’re annual events that Atlantans look forward to year and year. Music fans look forward to the Music Midtown Festival with 2022 headliners including Fall Out Boy, Jack White, and My Chemical Romance. Other prominent events include the Atlanta Wine and Food Festival in September, Dragon Con, also in September, and the Decatur Book Festival in October.

How can I find out about Atlanta festivals this weekend?

The Atlanta Guide on OTLCityGuides.com has a fairs and festivals calendar that updates hourly. You can search specifically for fairs and festivals or take a peek at all kinds of things to do in Atlanta.

Are there any free festivals in Atlanta?

Many Atlanta area festivals charge admission. However, there are a few free annual events like the Butternut Creek Festival in Blairsville, the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival, and the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival. Keep in mind that, even though you can get in for free, you’ll still have to pay for food and activities.