24 Atlanta festivals to see in April

Atlanta’s famous festival culture adopts overdrive during April. A large number of fests celebrate from art and food to music and films. Look into the map at the end to obtain the nearest festival for you.

Outdoors

March 11-April 18

Worldwide Cherry Blossom Festival

Feed your requirement for speed and race within the Soap Box Derby. Or you can aquire a little dirty in the Macon dirt run.

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April 4

To Your Roots Farm Fair

Wish to have fun with some thing exotic than the usual dog? Visit the farm creatures in the Chattahoochee Nature Center.

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A poodle at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival
A poodle at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Photograph by Liz Noftle

April 10-12

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Adults could possibly get their groove up with Lefty Johnson Band, Cigar Store Indians, and much more, while kids could possibly get their experience with face painting, inflatables, and mountain climbing. Watch man’s closest friend compete throughout the Disc Dog Tournament. This really is serious stuff a few of the furry athletes are worldwide and travel lengthy distances for the opportunity to have a bite (proverbially) from the competition.

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April 11

UGA Worldwide Street Festival

Wish to travel the planet? Your search is over. UGA worldwide students sponsor booths in downtown Athens displaying different cultures.

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April 11-12

Perry Dogwood Festival

To not be mistaken with the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, the wedding features food, music, crafts and arts. Remember the new Air Balloon Rally which starts at 5 p.m.

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April 18-June 7

Renaissance Festival

Consume a 1.5-pound poultry leg and transport yourself to Medieval occasions in Fairburn. (We all know, the poultry is really a ” New World ” food which festival proposes to celebrate the ecu Dark Ages, but don’t let historic details spoil your fun. Nor the Renaissance wasn’t obviously Medieval . . . ) This festival runs all summer time and showcases interactive art and entertainment, featuring greater than 150 artists. Visit certainly one of 10 stages for music, comedy, juggling, and much more.

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April 24-26

Inman Park Festival

Showcase your classical and contemporary skills throughout the dance festival or pay attention to music by Euclid Avenue Tent, Delta Park, and Euclid & Waverly. The Tour of Homes provides a unique chance look around the architecture of the neighborhood, Atlanta’s first “suburb.”

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Inside

April 23-26

Italian Movie Festival

Watch eight Italian films in the Plaza Theater, including “Zoran, Il Mio Nipote Scemo” and “La Mafia Uccide solo d’Estate.” Each film is just $10 in the Plaza box office.

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April 25

Peachtree Sports Festival

Receive an day of sports-including archery, football, gymnastics, and soccer-using the Youth Sports Clinic trained by professional instructors in the Cobb Galleria.

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Art

April 11

Art around the Chattahoochee

Participate in the festivities around the riverbank, including live demonstrations, performing arts, musical performances, along with a kids zone.

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April 11-12

Acworth Art Festival

Another art festival. That one features greater than 100 artists from round the country. Amenities incorporate a kids zone and food.

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April 11-12

Festival on Ponce

Admission is free of charge only at that fest in Olmsted Straight line Park, featuring greater than 125 displays of proper crafts and arts.

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April 18

Spring Art Fest

Have fun playing the Tastiest Pound Cake contest when you eat and voting for the favorite in McDonough Square. There’s art, too.

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April 18-19

Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival

This family-friendly festival will showcase the Rowdy Rooster Puppet Show. Don’t forget overlook the Master from the Chainsaw, who’ll transform a sign in to a thing of beauty.

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April 18-19

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

This art festival corrals greater than 150 artisans inside the roads of Sandy Springs. Interactive art stations, food, and music are incorporated.

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April 25

East Point Spring Fling

Formerly referred to as Taste of East Point, this season the festival includes a bigger concentrate on art and music. Explore work by local artists while hearing live music from Black Lion, Pjazz, Mudcat, and much more.

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April 25-26

Spring Jonquil Festival

Require a bestseller for a good deal? This festival hosts it purchase of Buddies from the Smyrna Library in the Village Eco-friendly in downtown Smyrna.

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Music

April 11

WRFG Peachblossom Bluegrass Festival

The annual fundraising event for 89.3 FM WRFG Atlanta will feature Playing In the world, Cedar plank Hill, Curtis Johnson & Primal roots, along with other bands in the Clarkston Community Center.

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April 17-19

Bear around the Square Mountain Festival

For anybody fed up with hearing Top 40, do this bluegrass festival in Dahlonega. The selection features 2012 and 2013 Telluride Band Contest winners combined with the Skillet Lickers, Threadbare Skivvies, and Ugly Cousin.

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Food

April 18-19

Atlanta Arab Festival

For something new of pace, this festival concentrates on everything Arabian. Enjoy cuisine, music, and art. When you are getting tired, go to the largest Arabian tent in Atlanta for a mug of Arabic coffee.

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April 25

Spring Chicken Festival

Begin to see the barbecue showdown featuring professionals and backyard cooks in Gainesville, Ga. The champion will get $700 and, more to the point, the Chicken City Cup.

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April 26

Taste of Marietta

Learn to prepare just like a pro by watching culinary demonstrations. Once you’re good and hungry, you can purchase “tastes” from 75 booths.

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Drink

April 11

Hogs and Hops

Barbecue and Beer-two best “B” words-is going to be featured in the Masquerade Music Park. Fill your stomach while taking care of your ears towards the Geeks Band, DJ QTip, and much more.

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April 17-19

Sweetwater 420 Fest

Run within the 5K, drink a beer afterward, and dance in the Not-So-Silent Disco at Centennial Olympic Park. Snoop Dogg, 311, Cage the Elephant, and Primus are some of the headliners.

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  •  – Music
  •  – Food
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