Happy Spring! April in Atlanta means Festival Season has begun! Take a look at all the happenings around town taking place in the next 30 days!

 

The Atlanta Film Festival will be taking place from April 13th – 22nd. Find the complete schedule for your cinematic pleasure here:   Atlanta Film Festival

 

Looking for the latest in home décor and design trends? Attend the Atlanta Southeastern Showhouse and Gardens in Buckhead from April 19th – May 13th. Proceeds benefit the Atlanta History Center. Tickets and details can be found here:  Southeastern Show Home

 

The Sweetwater 420 Fest grows larger each year. Music, Art and of course beer at Centennial Olympic Park from April 20th -22nd  

Sweetwater 420 Fest

 

Have you ever driven down Lullwater and wished you could see inside Miss Daisy’s circa 1920 mansion? Look no further than the 50th Anniversary Druid Hills Tour of Homes and Gardens from April 20th – 22nd. Be still my heart:      Druid Hills Tour of Homes

 

Way down yonder on the Chattahoochee, you can hike for free on April 21st. Come see the amazing trails that follow this river. You will be shocked you are still inside the perimeter on National Parks Day:         National Parks Day

 

Atlanta’s first suburb, Inman Park, welcomes everyone to the most famous of all neighborhood festivals The Inman Park Spring Festival from April 27th – 29th. Be sure not to miss the parade on Saturday the 28th at 2:00!          Inman Park Festival

 

Classic cars, hot rods, custom motorcycles and monster trucks will all be on display at the Atlanta Motor Speedway Motorama from April 28th -29th.          Motorama

 

Get your groove on at the Shaky Knees Music Festival from May 4th – 6th.

Headliners include Jack White and Queens of the Stone Age.      Shaky Knees Festival

 

Find your best hat and head out to Chastain Horse Park for Derby Day on May 5th. There will be a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby and I am sure a mint julep or two.       Derby Day

 

Is Mom in town? There are a multitude of events going on to celebrate your special lady on Mother’s Day, May 13th.

Brunch anyone? Use Open Table to get your reservation early.         Moms Day Reservations

Take Mom on a stroll through the Sweet Auburn Historic District during the Sweet Auburn Springfest. May 12th & 13th.          Sweet Auburn

Instead of a dozen roses, give Mom the joy of several thousand at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Rose Show. May 12th & 13th.    Rose Show

Would Mom like some original art? Take her to the Dunwoody Art Festival, May 12th & 13th.          Dunwoody Arts Festival