Fall Activities

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!

  1. Mable House Art Center

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    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. 

  2. Sleepy Hollow Farm

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    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.” 

     

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    Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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    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.

     

  4. Chattahoochee Nature Center

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    Hike through the Chattahoochee Nature Center, boasting zip lines and even a natural art exhibit. 

     

  5. Georgia State Fair

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    Georgia State Fair will feature fun from magic shows to animal rides even to wrestling. There is something for everyone in the family. 

     

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    River Through It

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    River Through It offers fly fishing instruction and guided trips on the Chattahoochee. 

  7. Georgia Women Fishers

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    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. 

  8. Blue Heron Nature Preserve

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    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. 

  9. Perimeter Mall

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    Perimeter Mall offers fall shopping and dining experiences that are perfect for the entire family! Stop Searching and Start Living at Perimeter Mall.

  10. High Country Outfitters - Paddle Shack

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    Rent a standup paddleboard or kayak at the Paddle Shack by High Country Outfitters.

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    Kurt's Euro Bistro

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    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.

  12. Johns Creek City Hall

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     Trunk or Treat. Wear your best spooky costume for candy, treats, activities for kids! Oct. 20 from 6 to 8pm. Johns Creek City Hall

  13. Helen Oktoberfest

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    Oktoberfest in Helen. Celebrate 50 Years of German music, dancing, food and drinks.  Through November 7.  

     

     

  14. Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center

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    Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center is ripe with events, activities and ways to appreciate the nature in our neighborhood.

  15. Tradition Trees

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    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!

  16. Alpharetta Arts Center

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    “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.

  17. Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce

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    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.