Autumn means it’s time for fall festivals, pumpkin picking and football! This season offers many opportunities to make memories with your family—at a nearby pumpkin patch for hayrides, an apple orchard for apple cider and pie or a cultural experience at a local Oktoberfest. Soak up the mild weather at local art walks, cozy up by a fire pit on a patio or take a day trip to a nearby town!
Mable House Art Center1
The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, from October 28 - 30, at the Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre and the Hilton Atlanta Hotel features theater and live music.
Sleepy Hollow Farm2
Sleepy Hollow Farm in Powder Springs has fall festivities from corn mazes to tractor rides. Additionally, the farm offers access to locations from “Stranger Things.”
Atlanta Botanical Gardens3
Atlanta Botanical Gardens showcases fall-themed attractions including Scarecrows created by businesses and individuals and a beer festival on October 5, Pumpkin carving on October 28.
Chattahoochee Nature Center4
Hike through the Chattahoochee Nature Center, boasting zip lines and even a natural art exhibit.
Georgia State Fair5
Georgia State Fair will feature fun from magic shows to animal rides even to wrestling. There is something for everyone in the family.
River Through It6
River Through It offers fly fishing instruction and guided trips on the Chattahoochee.
Georgia Women Fishers7
Georgia Women Fly Fishers is a group for like-minded women who like to get out onto a river or stream together. Monthly fishes and meetings.
Blue Heron Nature Preserve8
Blue Heron Nature Preserve has classes for young and young-at-heart. Experience nature right here in Buckhead. Join their fundraising efforts and make a difference.
Kurt's Euro Bistro11
Oktoberfest at Kurt's Euro Bistro, Sept 24-25 and Oct 1-2. With a 3-course Bavarian-inspired menu and live music and a selection of German biers and wines.
Johns Creek City Hall12
Trunk or Treat. Wear your best spooky costume for candy, treats, activities for kids! Oct. 20 from 6 to 8pm. Johns Creek City Hall
Oktoberfest in Helen. Celebrate 50 Years of German music, dancing, food and drinks. Through November 7.
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center14
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center is ripe with events, activities and ways to appreciate the nature in our neighborhood.
Tradition Company’s Mobile Pumpkin Truck. Celebrate the season with a convenient and socially distant fall experience! Truck brings the patch to your neighborhood cul-de-sac or condo. Happy pumpkin picking!
Alpharetta Arts Center16
“Let’s Face It” is the show through October 15 at the Alpharetta Arts Center, focusing on the many ways that artists portray people and themselves.
Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce17
Get your Alpharetta Restaurant Month (ARM) dining card for $30 from the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce for 20% off at participating restaurants through the month of October.