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Annual events in Atlanta, GA

Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. > Annual events in Atlanta, GA

atlanta-georgia-nugentDubbed the capital of the South and one of the most interesting cities in the United States, Atlanta is a mixture of history, family attractions, art, culture, and dining. The city has something to offer to everyone. It is home to the gigantic Georgia Aquarium, a world-class facility that holds an impressive 10 million gallons of water and houses over 100,000 sea creatures. It is the largest indoor aquarium in the world. Being the capital of Georgia, the city also hosts dozens of regional annual events in the form of festivals, community gatherings, fairs, and sporting activities.

Below is a list of annual events that take place in Atlanta, Georgia:

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade

Ranked among the top ten Halloween celebrations in the United States, the Little 5 Points festival is an event you cannot afford to miss. The parade features over 10,000 participants dressed in catchy costumes and an even larger crowd of spectators. This October event also features an arts and crafts market, live music, trick-and-treat, food vendors, and games for the kids.

Music Midtown

First celebrated in 1994, the Music Midtown festival was one of the most prominent annual music festivals in Atlanta until it was canceled in 2005, only to return in 2011 with an even bigger following. Currently, the event features nationally recognized musicians and music bands and takes place in mid-September. Music Midtown is part of Atlanta’s history and is a must-attend for music lovers and wannabe musicians.

Yellow Daisy Festival

For over four decades, the city of Atlanta has celebrated this beautiful event which originally started as a small community gathering to celebrate the blooming season of the so-called Confederate Yellow Daisy. Today, the festival has evolved into a regional event featuring hundreds of juried artists, live music, food vendors, and a children’s activities.

Virginia Highland Summerfest

Another popular annual event that is a big hit for both newbies and longtime residents of Atlanta is the annual Virginia Highland Summerfest. This early summer extravaganza takes place in Midtown and features all sorts of exciting events and activities for the whole family. Visitors can expect to come across hundreds of vendors selling everything from art and homemade crafts, all the way to Jewelry, and clothing. There are also food, live entertainment, and a children’s corner.

Other notable annual events in Atlanta include Dragon*Con, 4th Of July Celebrations, Atlanta Dogwood Festival, and the Peach Drop New Year’s Eve.

Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C.
1355 Peachtree St NW #1000, Atlanta, GA 30309

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