11 Super Fun Things To Do In Atlanta This October 2019
Go ahead and mark your calendars now!
There are so many events that happen in Atlanta every weekend; it can be hard to keep track. October is a busy month because of all the Halloween events, fall festivals and of course, Pride weekend. These 11 things to do in Atlanta in October is a perfect way to stay in the know on what's happening every weekend in October so you can go ahead and mark your calendars and grab your tickets.
Weekend of October 4-6, 2019
Fall Festival in Candler Park
When: Oct. 5-6
Address: Candler Park DR and McLendon Ave NE. Atlanta, GA
Why You Need To Go: This is one of Atlanta's favorite festivals with a 5K, art market, specialty food and drink trucks, live music and tours of beautiful homes.
Duluth Beer and Wine Festival
When: Oct. 5
Address: 3142 Hill Street Nw, Duluth, GA 30096
Why You Need To Go: There will be 75+ craft beers and 25+ wines for you to sample and a variety of food truck vendors serving up tipsy munchies.
Georgia State Fair
When: Sept. 27-Oct. 6
Address: 1500 Tara Pl, Hampton, GA 30228
Why You Need To Go: This fair is at Atlanta Motor Speedway (ok, awesome!) and you can indulge in all the fried foods while you take a spin on the Ferris Wheel and see actual white tigers and giraffes.
Weekend of October 11-13, 2019
When: Oct. 11-12
Address: 680 Dallas St. NE., Atlanta, GA 30308
Why You Need To Go: Thiswill feature the best, authentic German food and beer and be a huge party that you will not want to miss.
49th Annual Pride Festival
When: Oct. 11-13
Address: 1530 DeKalb Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30307
Why You Need To Go:has so many events throughout the city. It's open to everyone and anyone who wants to celebrate and it's always an amazing time.
49th Annual Atlanta Pride Parade
When: Oct. 13
Address: Starts at 435 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Why You Need To Go: This colorful and loving parade will take over the streets of Atlanta and be one of the most fun parades you will ever experience.
Weekend of October 18-20, 2019
Taste of Atlanta
When: Oct. 18-20
Address: 680 Dallas St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Why You Need To Go: You will be able to experience the best food of Atlanta all at one price that is affordable without having to restaurant hop.
Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade
When: Oct. 19
Address: Intersection of Euclid Avenue NE and Austin Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Why You Need To Go: You will be able to be as creative as you want at thisand there will be vendors and live music, too.
Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival
When: Oct. 19-20
Address: 3300 George Busbee Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Why You Need To Go: This event is Atlanta's largest hot air balloon festival and costume party. There will be costume contests, live music, tethered balloon rides and even a beer garden.
Weekend of October 25-27, 2019
Midtown Halloween Block Party
When: Oct. 25
Address: 57 13th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Why You Need To Go: There is a chance for you to win $1,000 if you show up with the best costume. You will visit multiple bars and your ticket gets you special deals on drinks and even complimentary shots at all the bars.
Doggies on The BeltLine
When: Oct. 27
Address: 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Why You Need To Go: Whether you have a dog, or if you are a dog lover, this event is for you. You will make your way down The Beltline in a parade and end up at Park Tavern where a Tito's drink will be waiting for you. There is also a costume contest so dress your pup to the 9's.