What a festive weekend we have ahead of us in Atlanta! From the Renaissance Festival to the Candler Park Music Festival, the Spring Festival on Ponce to the Butterfly Festival, there are loads of ways to enjoy being separate but together and enjoy Atlanta’s weather before it begins to broil. Keep reading for details on these events and more, below.

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Go to the Candler Park Music Festival 
Though the 2021 lineup is not yet released, this annual music festival is scheduled to go on as planned—safely, responsibly, and with the usual relaxed vibe—on June 4-5, 2021. Find out more here.

Find Food Trucks and Entertainment at Fridays-N-Duluth
Duluth is the place to be on Friday night from May through September as food trucks take over Downtown Duluth! Experience exotic flavors in a mobile vending setting with amazing local cuisine while listening to live entertainment on the Festival Center Stage and in Parsons Alley. Check out the details here.

Jam to Live Outdoor Music at Avalon Nights Live
Unwind after a long week with live music in The Plaza at Avalon every Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Avalon Nights Live! Grab your friends and family and get ready to dance the night away. Check out the details here.

Attend the Spring Festival on Ponce
Spring into Atlanta Festival Season with the 11th Annual Spring Festival on Ponce, where you’ll find live entertainment, arts and an artists market, and food. Find out all that you should know before you go, here.

Flutter Over to the Flying Colors Butterfly Festival
The 22nd Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will delight everyone in a celebration of all things pollinators. The Butterfly Festival is an important fundraiser event for CNC, where you can visit with LIVE butterflies at the Butterfly Encounter, meet with pollinator experts and educators, take part in the Migration Game throughout the festival and learn about monarch migration, and enjoy tasty food and live entertainment. Find more info here.

Make Merry at the Renaissance Festival
You’ll find a full-day of entertainment with continuous shows on ten stages, including the beautiful horses and gallant knights in shining armor in the full contact joust, circus-style shows, comedy, and music. Enjoy shopping in over 150 artisan shoppes, games of skill and people-powered rides for the amusement of kids of all ages. Here is what you need to know before you go.

Immerse Yourself in VanGogh
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is a 20,000 square foot light and sound spectacular featuring two-story projections of the artist’s most compelling works. Encounter the brilliance of one of history’s greatest artists in 360 degrees. Guest of all ages are welcome. Each visit lasts around 60-75 minutes. Here are the details.

Enjoy Some Free & Cheap Fun in Atlanta
April is full of free and cheap things to do with your family in Atlanta, including blooms at local gardens, strawberry picking, and museum re-openings. Find out details here.

Check out our incredible virtual adventure calendar here for more options!

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—Shelley Massey

 

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