5 Atlanta Festivals to Continue the Summer Fun Through August

by - August 01, 2017

Atlanta Festivals in August

Even though school may be back in session, your summer fun doesn’t have to come to an end! We all know that the heat will stick around for a little while longer so keep the fun going at these five festivals around Atlanta this August:


Atlanta Summer Wine Festival

Atlanta Summer Wine Festival
August 12, 2017; 12-4 PM
City Winery


Grab your friends and head to City Winery for the Atlanta Summer Wine Festival. Sample over 50 wines and select beers while jamming out to live music. If you’re looking for a bite to eat beforehand, simply walk across the parking lot to Ponce City Market’s Food Hall for your choice of delicious food!

Decatur BBQ Blues Bluegrass Festival

17th Annual Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival
August 12, 2017; 2-9 PM


What says summer more than BBQ, beer and bluegrass music?! Bring your whole family to the Decatur BBQ, Blues and Bluegrass Festival for a day full of live music and finger lickin’ barbecue.


Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Eighth Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival
August 19-20, 2017; 10-5 PM

Support the arts and head on over to Piedmont Park for this two-day festival. Over 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leatherwork, metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters will be featured!

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival

Grant Park Summer Shade Festival
August 26: 10 AM - 10 PM; August 27: 11 AM - 7:30 PM

Say goodbye to summer at this year’s Grant Park Summer Shade Festival! Start the weekend off with the 5K Run for the Park and then meet your friends for some delicious food trucks, craft beer and an incredible live music lineup. The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is an annual fundraiser for the Grant Park Conservancy (GPC), a non-profit, membership-based organization committed to the restoration, renovation beautification and maintenance of historic Grant Park.


German Bierfest

14th Annual German Bierfest
August 26, 2017; 2-7 PM
Woodruff Park

If sampling over 35 German beers sounds like a great time then you won’t want to miss the 14th Annual German Bierfest! When you attend you will receive a commemorative sample glass for unlimited samples of authentic German beers. We wouldn’t want you to go hungry, so there will be plenty of bratwurst, pretzels, sauerkraut and schnitzel. Put on your lederhosen and make your way to Woodruff Park for the party!


How are you bidding farewell to summer in Atlanta? Let me know in the comments below!

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