Atlanta’s tree canopy, local music scene, and incredible food options—particularly the mobile food options—all add up to a pretty rock solid festival line-up. And while 2020 may have gotten the better of it, 2021 is looking up. Keep reading to find out the scoop on Atlanta’s Spring and Summer festivals, and be sure to add an event if we missed yours this time around!

Candler Park Music Festival, June 4-5 2021

This annual festival at Candler Park has food from local restaurants and food trucks, arts and crafts and live music. More details can be found here. 

Flying Colors Butterfly Festival, June 5-6 2021

Get excited for this annual butterfly festival's return to the Chattahoochee Nature Center, with butterfly exhibits, a native plant sale, arts and crafts vendors, local food, children’s activities and other entertainment. Here are all the details.

Roswell Spring Arts & Crafts Festival, June 12-13 2021

The Roswell Spring Arts and Crafts Festival is a two-day outdoor festival. Find around 100 painters, photographers, sculptors, metalwork, glass artists, jewelers, and more, in addition to demonstrations, live acoustic music, gourmet food trucks with healthy alternatives and music and dance performances.. Here's the scoop. 

 

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade & Music Festival, June 18-20 2021

Head downtown to celebrate the correlation between true identity and true freedom at Atlanta's Juneteenth Black History Parade/March/Rally, which starts at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021. Watch the parade travel down Auburn Ave from the King Center to Centennial Olympic Park. At Centennial Park, there will be kite flying demonstrations, double dutch, multiple stages for live music, and more. Check out the details here

AJC Peachtree Road Race, July 3-4 2021

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race will return to the Fourth of July weekend in 2021. The 52nd edition of the annual 10 kilometer race is planned for two days; Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4. Runners and walkers around the world will also have the opportunity to participate in the race virtually. Registration for the virtual event remains open through June 7, 2021. Registration for the in-person event is closed at this time. Here's what you need to know. 

Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival, August 14 2021

The Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival is back!!! Get your tickets now and enjoy outdoor live music during the festival's 20th anniversary. You'll find great BBQ, awesome blues and bluegrass music featuring our headliner Grammy nominated G Love & The Juice, and a group of people enjoying being out and about again. More details can be found here

 

Featured photo via Unsplash.

—Shelley Massey

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