Festivals


  • Fall is in full swing in Georgia, and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the cooler weather. Check out one of these fun, family-friendly events going on near you! Norcross Art Splash Visit Norcross Art Splash, a premier arts festival in Gwinnett County! The festival, located in charming Downtown Norcross, features dozens of fantastic works by the region’s best artists – view a variety of fiber art, metal work, and ceramic exhibits, as well as traditional media such as photography and canvas art. There are plenty of activities for the kids, including face painting and sand art. Live music will play throughout the day at Thrasher’s Park. There will also be food for sale. Visit the event website for more information. Taste of Suwanee Check out one of Suwanee’s most popular annual events, Taste of Suwanee,… Read More

  •   Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) is celebrating the first day of fall! Here is a list of fun, family-friendly events to enjoy this weekend and all season long! Buford Corn Maze Experience farm fun close to home at the Buford Corn Maze! Get “lost” in the five-acre corn maze and work with family and friends to find your way out. There are tons of other fall activities, including a popcorn jumping pillow, handicapped-accessible hayride, combine slide, corn box, haunted forest, pony rides, and a pumpkin patch! Delicious fall treats are available for an extra fee. For more information, including pricing and directions, visit the Buford Corn Maze website. 47th Annual Oktoberfest Beautiful Helen, Georgia is a Bavarian-themed mountain hamlet located just an hour from north metro Atlanta. Visit this quaint town during its most popular event, Oktoberfest! At the Helen Festhalle,… Read More

  • Whether you are a “Mommy,” “Mom,” “Mama,” or “Mother,” Richardson Housing Group (RHG Homes) wishes all specials mothers (and grandmothers!) a very Happy Mother’s Day weekend! If you’re looking for some special ways to celebrate the precious mothers in your life, consider one of these fun events happening in Atlanta. Head to the 13th annual Barefoot in the Park near Downtown Buford this weekend. Browse the extensive fine arts market, and sample craft beers and wine. There will also be live local performances throughout the day on the main concert stage! Proceeds from this free festival benefit the Arts Education Scholarship Fund, which provides annual scholarships to fine arts and performing arts students. Barefoot in the Park takes place on Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, visit the event… Read More

  • This weekend, there are tons of fun events going on in Atlanta. Check out one of these family-friendly events happening near you! Head down to the city for the 16th Annual Fall Fest in Candler Park! Enjoy live music, over 200 vendors and artists, and a variety of food trucks! Come out early on Saturday morning (7:30 am) to register for the 5K and Fun Run.  Kids will love Kidlandia, which includes carnival rides, live performances, and more! The Fall Fest will take place this Saturday from noon to 10 pm and on Sunday from noon to 9 pm.  Click here for more information. On Sunday, don’t miss the terrific Pine LakeFest! This unique festival takes place on the shores of Pine Lake in Atlanta. Explore arts and exhibits from 45 of the region’s best artists and vendors. There are… Read More

  • Today marks the first day of fall! Get prepared for the brisk mornings, beautiful fall colors, and of course, all the fall festivals in Georgia!  There are several terrific fall events just a short drive from home. Check out these fun events happening near you this season. Georgia Mountain Festival The Georgia Mountain Festival, one of the largest fall events in the Southeast, will be held from October 7 through 15 in Hiawassee. This fantastic nine-day event, set against the backdrop of the breathtaking north Georgia mountains, includes arts and crafts, rides for all ages, educational demonstrations, and delicious fall treats!  Don’t miss the popular Georgia’s Official State Fiddlers’ Convention, also taking place at the festival. The mountains will be in peak fall color, so this is an event you will not want to miss!  Click here for more information. 46th Annual Oktoberfest Join hundreds of people… Read More

  •               This weekend’s warm weather is the perfect time to check out one of the several events happening around town.  Bring your family and invite your friends to these terrific events close to home! PAWfest 2016 The Gwinnett Humane Society and City of Snellville are hosting PAWfest 2016 at Briscoe Park on Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.  Admission is free, and your leashed pooches are welcome to join in on the fun!  The festivities start with the annual Pack Hike at 9:30 am.  Throughout the afternoon, enjoy canine demos, dog contests, live music, delicious food, kids’ activities, and more! Arts in the Park Suwanee is hosting its annual Arts in the Park Festival this Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.  Browse fantastic exhibits from the region’s most creative minds in a fun, festive… Read More

  • Spring is in full swing, and there are tons of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors this weekend! Check out these top picks for spring festivals this weekend. Pick’N in Grant Park This one-of-a-kind barbecue and music festival is returning to Grant Park for a second year! This two-day, intown festival will activities for the whole family, including a barbecue competition, artist market, kid zone for the little ones, and live music.  Admission is FREE but parking is limited – consider taking MARTA. Sweet Auburn Springfest The 32nd annual Springfest will take place this weekend in the Historic Auburn Avenue District. The festival offers a variety of delicious food, live entertainment, and fun activities for the whole family.  Come hungry to sample amazing fare from the International Food Court, and don’t miss the unique Sweet Auburn walking tour! Barefoot in the… Read More

  • This weekend, there is no shortage of fun activities going on in metro Atlanta! Check out these family-friendly events going on close to home. The Wesleyan Artist Market is returning to Peachtree Corners for the 18th year running!  Browse the fantastic art exhibits and enjoy live entertainment by students, faculty, and alumni from the Wesleyan School.  Kids will love the Children’s Market, geared towards young and aspiring art enthusiasts.  This FREE event will be open on Friday (9 am – 6 pm) and Saturday (10 am – 4 pm). This weekend is the 45th Inman Park Spring Festival and Tour of Homes! The festival offers activities for the whole family, including live music, a dance festival, a street parade, and artists’ market. Kids will enjoy the FREE Kidzone with obstacles courses, crafts, playground, slides and much more!  The festival runs… Read More

  • The beginning of spring means the start of the spring festival season in north Georgia!  Here are some fun and FREE spring gatherings in Gwinnett County that your whole family can enjoy! Don’t miss Suwanee’s Big Cheesy!  This unique festival celebrates all things cheese and will feature cheese-related fare, an artisan market, cooking demonstrations, and live music!  This free event takes place at Town Center Park this Saturday at 4 pm. Bring your furry friend to the Bowser & Boo Pet Festival at CoolRay Field in Lawrenceville!  This pet-friendly event on April 23rd features an exciting day of activities, including a pet costume contest, adoptions, vaccinations, and great info from animal rescue groups.  Admission and parking are free! Join your friends and neighbors for the Mall of Georgia’s Spring Festival on April 23!  The event will run from 1 to 5 pm… Read More

  • This St. Patrick’s Day, “go green” with these fun celebrations around Atlanta! Don’t miss the 134th Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade! This event is hailed as one of the oldest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the US and the longest-running event in Atlanta history.  Highlights includes the renowned Budsweiser Clydesdales, a gigantic walking flag, and clowns, bands, dancers, and floats to delight the whole family!  The parade takes place in Midtown Atlanta on Saturday, March 12th from noon to 1:30.  For more information, visit the parade website. For a kid-free outing, visit Paddy’s Irish Pub at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort! On Thursday, March 17, enjoy delicious Irish fare, games, activities, and live music from Jeff Gillman & the Bulletproof Band.  The fun starts at noon and goes until midnight! For more information, visit the event website. St. Patrick’s Day marks… Read More

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