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Atlanta Labor Day Weekend 2021

What an adorable time to spend with your friends and family


Last updated: by Dari Vasiljeva
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It seems like there is a chance to make the dog days of summer brighter with numerous events during Atlanta Labor Day Weekend. So let's go and have some fun!

Dragon Con (September 3–7, 2020, virtual event)

Dragon Con presents a giant multi-media convention of popular culture that focuses on science fiction & fantasy, comics, gaming, art, literature, film, and music in the universe. Dragon Con is definitely an event you would like to attend during Labor Day Weekend.

Pioneer Days Festival at Sam Smith Park (September 3–7, 2020)

The Pioneer Days Festival is a family-oriented event held in Sam Smith Park, Cartersville, 44 mi (71 km) from Atlanta. The occasion features the best selection of rides, game concessions, and food. It also has a lot to offer at food stalls, such as nachos, pizza, corn dogs, cotton candy, funnel cakes, etc.

Labor Day Weekend Celebration at Stone Mountain Park (September 5–7, 2020)

Enjoy a day of family-centered attractions at Stone Mountain Park, just around 30 min from Atlanta by car. Live through some exceptional live recreation available during Labor Day Weekend only and foretaste Lasershow Spectacular, followed by unforgettable fireworks completing each of three days of celebration!

Art in the Park at Marietta Square (September 5–7, 2020, canceled)

Known since 1986, Art in the Park takes place around and in the Glover Park and Marietta Square, 25 min by car from Atlanta, each Labor Day weekend. This signature tradition and event celebrates the arts featuring national and local artists from around the country.

Art in the Park is happy to feature a children’s art alley, the famous Painted Pots, and, as a cherry on top, a renowned artist market. Art displays usually include photography, paintings, graphic arts, pottery, sculptures, jewelry, and more from over 175 of the country’s most celebrated artists. There is also a chance for guests to visit unique boutiques, galleries, museums, and restaurants.

Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens (September 4–6, 2020)

Say goodbye to the summer with a signature annual event of The Callaway Gardens—The Hot Air Balloon Festival. Witness over 30 balloons taking off in the sky during Labor Day Weekend and try other fun activities in the park. Admission varies from $14.95 (one-day, children) to $69.95 (three-day, adult pass).

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