8 of the Midtown Atlanta Events You Shouldn’t Miss
No other city comes close to matching Atlanta’s enthusiasm and excitement when it comes to celebrations. Our city is already filled with endless year-round activities, and you can make your trip even more unforgettable by checking out one of Midtown Atlanta’s events. Lose yourself in performances by the biggest names in music, browse artwork from renowned artists, and live it up at holiday festivals. Save space on your calendar for some of our favorites! You can also access our free Travel Guide for more must-see events!
Take Part in the Excitement of These Midtown Atlanta Events
Are you planning the ultimate summer getaway? If so, add the Music Midtown festival to your itinerary! Each September, famous artists grace the stages at Piedmont Park to bring you an unforgettable experience. Previous years have brought big names like Blink 182 and Weezer! The list goes on, and you can catch a unique view of the action from a massive Ferris wheel in the park.
If you want to enjoy more incredible Atlanta music festivals and events, take a look at the best local concerts!
Atlanta World Kite Festival
If you want a fun date idea, treat your special someone to a day in the park at the Atlanta World Kite Festival. In addition to the remarkable fall foliage, colorful kites fill the skies at Piedmont Park on the fourth Saturday of October. Feel free to snap some stunning pictures at the event — your Instagram followers will thank you! Admission is free, and you’re welcome to bring your kite or purchase one there.
Atlanta Jazz Festival
You may notice that several fun events occur in Piedmont Park each year. For another excellent option, try the Atlanta Jazz Festival in May. You can stop at various businesses throughout the city for local performances, or head to Piedmont Park for one massive celebration. Jazz legends and up-and-coming artists have played here for over 40 years. Check it out this time around!
Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade
You likely won’t discover a pot of gold, but you’re sure to find plenty of entertainment at the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Atlanta! Did you know that it’s the longest-running event in the whole city? It dates back to 1858! Watch as marchers don the traditional green colors and set off from Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta. There are hundreds of performers, people in costumes, creative floats, and more. Arrive early to get prime real estate for viewing!
Atlanta Food and Wine Festival
Celebrate the deliciousness of Southern cuisine and culture at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. There are various tasting tents, unique dinner events, and workshops for an immersive experience from start to finish. If you didn’t love Southern food before, you sure will after a day at this festival! Check it out in late May or early June.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Stunning flowers are in bloom, and so are unforgettable experiences at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Welcome spring the right way at Piedmont Park each April. There are art shows, outdoor concerts, and plenty of food vendors. Consider signing up for the popular Mimosa 5K!
Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Hundreds of artists show up to the Piedmont Park Arts Festival in August. Visitors enjoy free admission and can browse paintings, sculptures, and a variety of crafts. Whether you’re an artist looking to display your collection or an art lover interested in exploring exhibits, it’s a fantastic opportunity.
Atlanta Pride Festival
Would you be interested in supporting a great cause while having a fantastic time in the process? The Atlanta Pride Festival is the perfect chance to do so! There are several events to enjoy over three days, including the famous Pride Parade through the city. Of course, all are welcome!
More Events Throughout the City:
- Callanwolde Arts Festival
- Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
- Atlanta Chinese Lunar New Year Festival
- Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival
- Chastain Park Arts Festival
- Shaky Knees Music Festival
- Atlanta Film Festival
- Sweet Auburn Springfest
- Virginia Highland Summerfest
- Candler Park Fall Festival
Stay at Stonehurst Place to Enjoy the Best of Atlanta
No matter what you’re interested in, there’s an event in Midtown Atlanta that you won’t want to miss. Reserve a room at Stonehurst Place to make sure you can enjoy your favorites. Our Midtown Atlanta bed and breakfast features luxurious accommodations and incredible service that you won’t find anywhere else. Simply put, Stonehurst Place is a cut above the rest.
The Piedmont is one of our most elegant guest rooms offering an extraordinary lodging experience. Inside, find sophisticated decor, a cozy fireplace, and a pristine, contemporary bathroom with a walk-in shower. Our amenities go even further with luxury linens, Amazon Echo alarm clocks, complimentary refreshments, and gourmet breakfasts each morning. Plus, you’re a short walk from the must-see events in Piedmont Park. Book directly today and save on your trip!
Discover even more concerts, theatrical performances, and art shows by exploring our free Travel Guide!