Spring Events Near Duluth, Georgia This Spring

There are a number of exciting events going on in the Atlanta area this spring. As the weather warms up, it is a perfect time to start planning activities that the whole family can enjoy. Whether you are looking to enjoy live music, a peek into the past, or a great place to view local artists’ creations, there is something for everyone going on near Duluth, Georgia this spring.

82nd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Piedmont Park

1320 Monroe Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30306

(404) 875-7275

April 12 - 15, 2018

This free event features live music, arts and crafts, food booths, International Village, Kids Village, Atlanta High School Art Exhibition, and other family-friendly activities. Family Friday wristbands can be purchased to enjoy unlimited access to all rides and inflatables on Friday, April 13 from 2 PM-9 PM and a 20% discount with selected food and beverage vendors.

Georgia Renaissance Festival

6905 Virlyn B Smith Road

Fairburn, GA 30213

(770) 964-8575

April 12 - June 3, 2018

The 32-acre Renaissance Festival village, open Saturdays and Sundays plus Memorial Day from 10:30 AM-6 PM, is filled with over 150 artisan craft shoppes, food, carnival games and rides, and 10 stages for entertainment. The live entertainments include jousting, comedy, acrobats, and musical performances.

Shaky Knees Musical Festival

Central Park in Atlanta, Georgia

400 Merritts Avenue NE

Atlanta, GA 30308

(404) 874-1780

May 4 - 6, 2018

This music festival features 65 artists in the lineup. The doors will open at 11:30 AM daily, with music starting at 11:45 AM. Performances will conclude at 11 PM Friday and Saturday and 10 PM on Sunday.

Chastain Park Arts Festival

140 W Wieuca Road NW

Atlanta, GA 30342

(404) 252-2927

May 12 - 13, 2018

Chastain Park is home to the Chastain Park Arts Festival for its 9th Annual event, hosting 185 artists and artisans. This free event features local acoustic musicians, fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, and local food and beverage concessions, including gourmet food trucks.  

Decatur Arts Festival 2018

Downtown Decatur, extending from Decatur Recreation Center to the Downtown Square

(404) 371-9583

May 25 - 27, 2018


Pre-festival events, starting with the poster unveiling on the first Thursday of May, art celebrations continue throughout the month. These events include the Fine Arts Exhibition, DeKalb History Center Exhibits, and The Decatur Artway. The official festival takes over Downtown, bursting with artful opportunities and events, including:

  • Artist Market

  • Live Musical Performances

  • Improvisational and Stand-Up Comedy

  • Literary Events

  • Children’s Festival and Parade

  • Dance Performances

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