It’s Fall Ya’ll! We have cool temperatures, football and falling leaves. It is time to enjoy the best of North Georgia and visit some of the great fall festivals. Whether you love apple picking, arts & craft, parades, BBQ, beer & brats, kettle corn, candied apples, festive music or dressing up for Halloween, you can find it at one of the great fall festivals! Family Fun events abound in the neighborhoods around Atlanta and your family will love living in Marietta, Kennesaw, Woodstock, Acworth or Canton.

Dahlonega Gold Rush Days
Dates: October 17-18, 2015
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Dahlonega’s Gold Rush Days Festival is one of the top 20 events in the Southeast The event offers over 300 arts and crafts exhibitors in a two day event and features a parade, children’s activities, a fashion show, a gold panning contest, gospel singing and other live entertainment along with lots and lots of delicious food.

45th Annual Oktoberfest
Dates : 9/10/15 – 11/1/15
Helen, Georgia

Come to Helen, a recreated alpine village will cobblestone alleys and old world towers located in the Blue Ridge Mountains along the Chattahoochee River. Helen’s Oktoberfest is one of America’s top 5 Oktoberfest celebrations. Enjoy German beer and brats while watching German-style bands from around the country. Daily now through November 1. $8/person Monday-Friday, $10/person on Saturday; free on Sunday.

Blairsville Sorghum Festival
Dates: 10/10/15-10/18/15
Blairsville, Georgia

Come enjoy the best mountain-grown sorghum syrup in the beautiful Blairsville area of Union County, Georgia. The festival also has lots of family-friendly activities including arts & crafts, live music, square dancing, biscuit eating, pole climbing, log sawing, and of course, a sorghum mill grinding cane and cooking sorghum syrup. $4 per person; children 12 and younger are free.

43rd Annual Stone Mountain Highland Games
October 16-18, 2015

On the meadow at Stone Mountain Park, come experience the Scottish Highland Games and enjoy Celtic music, whisky tasting, professional piping competition, and more.

Harvest Balloon Festival
Flowery Branch, GA
October 17, 2015

Balloon races, pumpkin carving, hay rides, Food and Fun!

Southern Mountains Arts Experience
Toccoa, GA
October 24-25, 2015

A family friendly event featuring fine art, folk art, pottery, art cars, music, food, wine, beer, and Georgia Grown products. Event will be held on the Currahee Saddle Club field on the corner of Hwy 17 and Cawthon Road.

Fall Jonquil Festival
Smyrna, GA
October 24-25, 2015

Smryna’s Fall Jonquil Festival will be held on the Village Green in downtown Smyrna. Come enjoy arts & crafts by more than 150 artists from around the country. Family fun with continuous entertainment and lots and lots of festival food.

Fall Festival At The Avenue Of West Cobb
October 17, 2015 – 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Family fun event with trick or treating and children’s entertainment. Enjoy store-to-store Trick or Treating, Giveaways, Princesses and Superheros, Minions and FREE kid’s entertainment throughout the center.

Zombie Street Festival
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Canton, GA
Food Trucks, Vendors, Kid’s Inflatables, Ghosts Tours, Live Bands, Costume Contests, Event T-Shirts, & More

2015 Marietta HarvestFest 
Marietta Square
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015
Arts and Crafts Festival – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Touch-A-Truck – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Halloween Happenings – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Zombie Walk – 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Marietta’s HarvestFest is an annual arts and crafts festival with a wide variety of arts and crafts items, the festival includes Halloween Happenings such as carnival games and lots of prizes. Don’t miss the infestation of Zombies and the Zombie Walk around the square.

Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival
Friday (October 23): 6pm-11pm
Saturday (October 24): 4pm-11pm
Kennesaw State University Sports & Entertainment Park
3200 George Busbee Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144

The 2-day family friendly Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival is the largest costume party in Atlanta. The event features Hot Air Balloons, Multiple Stages with Live Entertainment, Vendor Marketplace, Sports Bars, Artist Market, Food Trucks, Roving Entertainment, Free Interactive Kids Activities, Extreme Pumpkin Carvers, and more!

Acworth Halloween JamBOOree
Sat, Oct 24, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
4762 Logan Rd, Acworth

Come out to Logan Farm Park for a spooky good time! The event will be held on Saturday, October 24 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For a minimal charge each child can participate in many different carnival type games and activities where they can win candy and prizes. Costume contests, for various age groups, throughout the event! FREE hayride! Parking is limited at Logan Farm Park but additional parking can be found at Roberts School, Rosenwald School and the corner of Cherokee Street and Northside Drive.

Fall Festival & Trunk Or Treat
Sprayberry High School
Thu, Oct 29, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
2525 Sandy Plains Rd

Sponsored by the Sprayberry High School National Honor Society, this family fun event will have candy, food trucks, games and more. Kids come in their costume. All proceeds go to Shop with A Yellow Jacket.

Science Spooky Night
Friday, October 30th – 6-9 pm
Tellus Science Museum
Cartersville, GA

Ghost tour in galleries, hay bale maze on back lawn, creepy crawly kid’s activities, treat bags for each child and more! Dress in costume.

City Of Woodstock
Kidsfest 2015
Saturday, October 31, 2015
The Park at City Center

Trick or Treat activities, costume contest, face painting, vendors, holiday theme movie and more!

16th Annual Fall Festival Of Fun
Jim R. Miller Park
Saturday, October 31, 2015
5-8 pm

This event will provide a safe place for children to enjoy Halloween. The festival is sponsored by Cobb Parks, Cobb Public Safety, Safe Kids Cobb County and Cobb County 4-H and features
arts and crafts, games, inflatable rides, Police and Fire activities, costume contest for kids and adults, coloring contests, a photo booth and other surprises. All games, candy and contests are free (there is a fee for concessions and inflatable rides). Wear your Halloween costume and bring a bag to carry all of your candy!

Halloween Fall Fest
October 31st – Saturday // 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Sparkles Family Fun Center – Kennesaw
Safe, Family Friendly Event! Games, Prizes and Candy! Family Friendly Costumes Allowed!


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