Looking for free fun this weekend? You’re in luck. With an epic Fall Festival on the BeltLine, a British Fayre, the Yellow Daisy Fest, and a family STEAM day—all free—you’ll be rolling in fun without breaking the bank. And if you’re looking to part with some cash, you’ll do it gladly at Pirate and Princess Day, a music and arts fest with LEGOs, or checking out Chihuly. Read on for all the details.


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Stone Mountain

Yellow Daisy Arts and Crafts Festival
Head to this free festival for access to over 400 arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, Children’s Corner activities, and crafter demonstrations throughout the event as well as fabulous festival foods. Thurs. to Sun. Event details.

Old Fourth Ward

Free Fall Festival 
Say hello to Fall with the epic OFW Fall Festival, a free 2-day event that includes a food truck rally, live music, pet zone, family zone, complimentary bike valet for those who pedal via the Beltline, yoga, live college football on tv, and the legendary lantern Parade! Fri. and Sat. Event details.

Druid Hills

Salute to America and the Arts Festival at Callanwolde
Head to Callanwolde for a patriotic concert with all the fixins’. In addition to Atlanta musical artists, expect family activities, tours of the historic Candler Estate, food trucks, cash/card beverage and beer/wine bar, and the Atlanta Hawks Organization, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Home Depot, and Captain Planet Organization and more on site. Sat. Event details.


Family Free Day and STEAM Fun at MODA
Every second Sunday of the month, head to the Museum of Design Atlanta for free admission and to participate in design and STEAM activities that are fun and educational. Sat. Event details.

Chihuly in the Garden
Check out the amazing glass art with kaleidoscopic colors by Dale Chihuly in the Garden. Don’t miss seeing the installations at night, while the Garden offers extended hours. Fri. to Sun. Event details.


Pirate and Princess Day at the Aquarium
ARR! Shiver me timbers, Pirate & Princess Day at Georgia Aquarium returns and kids 12 and under who come dressed in their finest royal attire or as a scallywag that sails the seven seas will receive free admission with each paying adult from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and can enjoy special activities. Sat. Event details.


Creature Feature at Chattahoochee Nature Center
Learn about the native wildlife living at CNC through a 30-minute live animal presentation with a naturalist or docent. Sun. Event details.


British Car Fayre and Trunk Sale
Head to Norcross for this free event featuring hundreds of British cars and motorcycles, and check out the unique objects being sold out of the trunks of many cars on display. It’s part car show, part flea market, with a totally British flair. Sat. Event details.

What’s on your agenda this weekend? Don’t be shy. Tell us in the comments section below!

—Shelley Massey