Before school is back in session, take some time to revel in the reminder of the summer season with these Atlanta festivals!
- Jazz on the Lawn
Enjoy a starry jazz-filled picnic at Callanwolde's Jazz on the Lawn. The concert will feature the talented Gwen Hughes, starting at 7:30 PM.
- Piedmont Park Arts Festival
Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, the Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival is a 2 day outdoor event with an emphasis on visual arts and family fun. The 2 day event will spotlight up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, glass blowers, jewelers, and more.
- Grant Park Summer Shade Festival
Between the live music, artists market, kids zone, and 5K, this Grant Park festival has a little something for the entire family to enjoy! P.S. The event offers free parking for bike riders thanks to the Atlanta Bike Coalition's bike valet.
- Atlanta Meatball Festival
Cast your vote for Atlanta's "mightiest meatball" at the 2nd annual Atlanta Meatball Festival. Benefitting Second Helpings Atlanta, the mouthwatering event will feature meatballs from some of the city's best restaurants.
- Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin'
What more do you need to know than all you can eat ice cream? The 11th annual Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin' event offers ice cream lovers samplings of over 100 flavors of homemade ice cream, live music, ice cream eating contests, and more.
For more information on Atlanta's August festival scene, check out Atlanta Magazine's article here.