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Spring Festival Guide

Spring in Atlanta are host to a variety of festivals, ranging from local traditions to national favorites. Whether it's new food or good music, Piedmont Park and Centennial Olympic Park have events for everyone all season long.

Check out our festival guide if you're on the lookout for some summer entertainment. We've got a rundown of the city's biggest events and how to get to each quickly and safely.

Stop One
April 7-April 9

Dogwood Festival

1342 Worchester Dr. NE, Atlanta

An Atlanta festival staple for almost a century, The Atlanta Dogwood Festival celebrates the best of art and music in Piedmont Park. The event spans a full weekend and offers something for art lovers of all ages, with a nationally recognized art market and music acts from across the country.

Directions: Take the Gold or Red Line to Midtown station. Exit the station and turn right on 10th Street. Piedmont Park is about four blocks down the street.

Near Midtown station

Stop Two
April 21-April 23

SweetWater 420 Festival

265 Park Ave. W NW, Atlanta

This is one of the most popular festivals hosted by Atlanta-owned SweetWater Brewing Company. The three-day event features a variety of music, art, comedy and SweetWater beers.

Directions: Take the Green Line west to Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center station. Follow the signs to Centennial Olympic Park. 

Near Peachtree Center stations and Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center 

Stop Three
April 29-April 30

Inman Park Festival & Parade Festival

245 North Highland Ave, NE Suite 230-401 Atlanta

During the last weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta’s most spirited and eclectic.

Near Inman Park station