48th Great Locomotive Chase Festival
September 30th - October 2nd
Friday - Sunday
Downtown Public Square - Adairsville
Arts and crafts festival in celebration of the events of Andrews' Raiders Civil War escapade. Enjoy carnival rides, craft and vendor booths, music and entertainment, food, plus a parade, pageants, and evening concerts. $3 Admission Fee - Friday and Saturday and FREE on Sunday.
For More Information, Call 770-773-3451
Cedartown Fall Festival
October 1st - Saturday; 9:00am - 3:00pm
Historic Downtown Cedartown
Join us for a fun filled day! The Kiwanis 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Welcome Center on the Silver Comet Trail. The Shriner's Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. and the Cedartown Humane Society Dog Show begins at 11:00 a.m. in front of the park at the corner of Main and East Ware Street.
There will be many art and craft vendors to shop with and a variety of food vendors to choose from. The local merchants will be open, as well.
For Additional Information, Call 770-748-2090.
Skills of the Past
October 1st - Saturday // 10:00am - 4:00pm
Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site
Watch live demonstrations of crafts from the past. Learn about the skills Native Americans had that helped them survive in their everyday lives. $2 -$6. For Additional Information, Call 770-387-3747.
Hidden Gem History Hike
October 2nd - Sunday // 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sweetwater Creek State Park
This "Hidden Gem" hike will take us to several interesting Civil War era historic sites and ruins in the Ferguson's Crossing area of the park. This hike is rated moderate and closed toe, sturdy shoes are required. $8 plus $5 parking. For More Information, Call 770-732-5871.
October 6th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen
Diamond Rio is an American country and southern Gospel music band. The band was founded in 1982 as an attraction for the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, Tennessee, and was originally known as the Grizzly River Boys, then the Tennessee River Boys.
Additional Information and Tickets Here
Oktoberfest - Friday Night Live
October 7th - Friday; 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Celebrate Oktoberfest in Downtown Woodstock! Grab a brew with your crew and have a blast too
Friday Night Live events start at 6pm. Live Music, Fantastic Food & Festive Activities
Downtown Merchants will have activities going on at their stores and throughout the Downtown area related to the theme of the month. Friday Night Live also features great music as bands play throughout Downtown Woodstock in front of the stores which adds to the street festival feel of the event.
For Additional Information, Call 770-924-0406.
Men In Blues
Mable House Free Candlelight Concert
October 8th - Saturday; 8:00pm
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre
MEN IN BLUES is a highly experienced, energetic Atlanta that plays Funky Classic Rock & Roll, Soul, R&B, Funk, Blues, Oldies, and Country. They've been rocking around town for 15 years to enthusiastic crowds. Something for everyone!
For More Information, Call 770-819-3285.
An Evening with Dailey and Vincent
October 13th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall
Dailey & Vincent is one of the top Bluegrass bands in America. From the very beginning of their partnership in late 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent were rapidly embraced by Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel music fans around the world.
The concoction of their fantastically powerful vocal blends, 4 awardwinning studio albums, and heavy touring schedule places them in a very elite group of talent: recognized by the music industry as 3-time IBMA Entertainer of The Year, 3- time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, 2-time Grammy nominee (Bluegrass Album of the Year and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group), and Dove Award winners.
Additional Information and Tickets Here
October 15th - Saturday; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Marietta's HarvestFest is an annual arts and crafts festival held each October. In addition to a wide variety of arts and crafts items, the festival includes Halloween Happenings for children. Carnival games and lots of prizes will thrill the little ones.
- Arts and Crafts Festival - 9:00am to 5:00pm
- Touch-A-Truck - 10:00am to 4:00pm
- Halloween Happenings - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
For More Information, Call 770-794-5601
Taste of Acworth
October 15th - Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm
Acworth - Downtown
Main Street Acworth, GA will come alive with the all the best that Acworth has to offer! There will be over 120 booths, lots of food, all types of children's activities, sponsor booths and admission is FREE. There will be two entertainment stages featuring local entertainment, a dog show, fashion show, and more.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Free Outdoor Movie
October 15th - Saturday
Swift-Cantrell Park - Kennesaw
Movie begins after sundown; Arrive at 6 p.m. for pre-movie activities.
It doesn't get much better than FREE, family-friendly movies in the park! Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be projected onto a giant inflatable screen after sundown. Arrive at 6 p.m. for pre-movie entertainment, giveaways and outdoor fun.
For your comfort, bring a blanket or low-back chairs. Pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas that can obstruct the view of others are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase.
For Additional Information, Call 770-422-9714
Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival
October 21st - 22nd // Friday - Saturday
Fifth Third Bank Stadium
Kennesaw State University
This Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival featuring amazing Balloon Glows, Trick-or-Treating, Tethered Balloon Rides, Harvest Beer Tents, Vendor Marketplace, Sports Bar, Artist Market, Amazing Food Trucks, Roving Entertainment, Interactive Kid's Area, a Main Concert Stage, and more!
Additional Information Here
Smyna Fall Jonquil Festival
October 22nd - 23rd
Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
2800 King Street, Smyrna
The festival has a history of over 20 years and will feature hand-made arts & crafts booths, local non-profit booths, puppet shows, live music, plenty of festival foods, and all types of children's activities. Local entertainment on the stage in front of the library. Artisans are from all over the southeast and feature their own hand made crafts, paintings, clothing, furniture, jewelry and much more.
Friends of the Smyrna Library will have their book sale during the Fall Jonquil festival, so plan to get some phenomenal deals on all types of books imaginable. Keep Smyrna Beautiful will be distributing Jonquil Bulbs and promoting a cleaner Smyrna.
The festival foods include: pizza, cotton candy, candy apples, corn dogs, hand-dipped ice cream, snow cones, polish sausage, chicken sandwiches, and BBQ. The children's activities area will have interactive inflatable activities, sand art, and more.
For More Information, Call 770-434-6600
Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival
October 29th - Saturday
FREE Admission, FREE Kids’ Corner Activities, FREE Parking, FREE Music! Additional Information Here.
Dallas Halloween Downtown Trick or Treating
October 31st - Monday; 4:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Street - Dallas
Through October 30th
Six Flags Over Georgia
Feast your eyes on the largest and scariest Fright Fest in park history, on select nights from September 24 - October 31 at Six Flags Over Georgia.
Fright Fest offers five haunted houses and plenty of spooky shows, frightening rides and scare zones. Daytime activities include treats for the little ghouls and goblins, and at night, watch those same ghouls come to life!
As the night creeps over the Georgia skies, the creatures and things that go bump in the night take over and transform the park. Our lineup of exclusive and nail-biting haunted houses will leave you screaming. Be sure to stay on your toes as there’s something lurking around every corner especially in our scare zones.
You never know if something is watching from behind, or waiting for you to cross its frightening path.
Additional Information Here