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Your Guide to Fall Festivals and Activities in Atlanta

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We are falling more and more in love with Atlanta, especially with all of these fall events coming up!

With festivals, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and more, you’re sure to find something fun to do this fall season. Here’s your guide to fall festivities in Atlanta!

Stone Mountain Park hosts it’s annual Pumpkin Festival for another year! This event is popular with all ages and has proved to be a family-friendly must-do in Atlanta during the fall season! 

The Pumpkin Festival has attractions, such as a treetop obstacle course, entertainment, decorations, shows, games, a scenic train ride, a 4-D movie experience, and more.

Play by day and glow by night as the park lights up all of the decorations! You will not want to miss out on a magical night here at Stone Mountain.

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🗓 SEP 21–NOV 3 
📍 Stone Mountain

Pumpkin patches, hayrides, and corn mazes oh my!

Lose yourself in this five-acre corn maze or find the perfect pumpkin for your Jack-O-Lantern. And don’t forget to take a ride through the woods on the hayride!

This family-friendly event is one that you are not going to want to miss!

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🗓 SEP 6–NOV 10
📍 Buford, GA

The Georgia National Fair is right around the corner! Enjoy good food, fun games, and rides and entertainment! There will be a performer that was featured on “America’s Got Talent,” an Elvis Presley exhibit, and  11 FREE concerts throughout the week! 

They also had us at unlimited rides with the purchase of an armband. You’re going to leave feeling like you have to come back to experience everything this fair has to offer!

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🗓 OCT 3–13 | 9AM–5PM
📍 Perry, GA

Raise a glass in celebration of summer as you raise funds for childhood cancer research! The first annual Curing Kids Cancer Summer Social cocktail party is happening this Saturday at Punch Bowl Social and is the perfect way to beat the heat.

Enjoy frosty drinks, great southern food, and fun games like darts, bowling, and giant Jenga!

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🗓 SEP 5–OCT 27
📍 Helen Festhalle

Looking for a fall festival with beautiful, mountainous scenery and cool temperatures? The Georgia Mountain Fall Festival is the place to be! This event is a 9-day long affair with arts and crafts vendors, a fiddlers’ convention, music performers, a flower show, and more!

This festival is going to be one for the books–and the views cannot be beaten!

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🗓 OCT 11–19 | 10AM–8PM
📍 Georgia Mountain Fairground

Looking for something local to do in Marietta? The HarvestFest has got you covered. This family-friendly event has arts and crafts vendors, scarecrows on the square, touch-a-truck, a kids festival, and more.

Wanting to show off you or your kids’ costumes?  There is also going to be a costume contest! 

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🗓 OCT 19 | 9AM–5PM
📍 Glover Park

This festival is perfect for the food, drink, and arts and craft lover! Admire the beautiful landscape designed by Fredrick Olmsted Sr. and gaze at over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts.

As you walk around and explore the scene along with 20,000 other guests, grab a bite to eat or buy a drink–oh, and don’t miss out on the acoustic musical performances!

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🗓 OCT 12–13
📍 Ponce De Leon Avenue

We hope you enjoyed reading this guide to fall festivities in Atlanta! Don't forget about these other great events that will be happening this fall!

Make sure to follow our Instagram, @StufftoDoinAtlanta, for event updates and additional fests that happen throughout the fall!

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Giovanna Bovero

Giovanna Bovero

Giovanna is a City Manager for UNATION and author for the Stuff to Do in Atlanta Blog. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Atlanta area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAtlanta on Instagram and Facebook.

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