Best time to visit Georgia, USA

Georgia, USA

10 THINGS TO DO IN GEORGIA, USA (SEPTEMBER 28 - OCTOBER 07)

North Georgia State Fair

North Georgia State Fair

September 23–October 3, 2021 • event

One of the largest carnival midways in the U.S.

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

early March–mid-October (migration) | mid-November–December (wintering) • nature

Some of the zippy little guys visit the Peach State between spring and fall, while others stay here over winter

ONE Musicfest

ONE Musicfest

September 2021 • event

The prominent progressive urban music fest in the Southeast

Anna Ruby Falls

Anna Ruby Falls

March–December • nature

Discover a pair of beautiful waterfalls amidst the forests of North Georgia

Georgia Fall Colors

Georgia Fall Colors

October–early November • nature

A blanket of red, orange, and yellow covers Georgia each fall. Here are the best ideas on how to take it all in

High Shoals Falls & Blue Hole Falls

High Shoals Falls & Blue Hole Falls

all year round • activity

A short hike to two stunning waterfalls in a green forest near Helen, Georgia

Baltimore Oriole

Baltimore Oriole

April–September • nature

Attracted by fruits and nectar, these birds are often spotted in the gardens

Candler Park Fall Fest

Candler Park Fall Fest

early October 2021 • event

The most popular comunity festival in Atlanta

East Palisades Trail

East Palisades Trail

all year round • activity

A great hike along the eastern banks of the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta

Halloween

Halloween

late September–early November • event

Great food, family fun, and haunted tours

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Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair

October 8–18, 2020 • event

Traditional Southern entertainment and plenty of food

Atlanta International Auto Show

Atlanta International Auto Show

March 17–21, 2021 • event

A showcase of the latest models in the car industry

Atlanta Pride

Atlanta Pride

October 09–11, 2020 (virtual event) • event

The largest Pride festival of the Southeast United States

Atlanta Carribean Carnival

Atlanta Carribean Carnival

April 9, 2022 (children's Carnival) | May 28, 2022 (adult Carnival) • event

A vibrant celebration of Caribbean music and culture

Atlanta International Fashion Week

Atlanta International Fashion Week

September 29–October 4, 2020 • event

A global fashion experience in downtown Atlanta

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Atlanta Jazz Festival

May 29–30, 2021 • event

Free jazz on the backdrop of the historic Piedmont Park

Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race

Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race

June 3–5, 2021 • event

The only long-distance balloon race in the United States

Children's Christmas Parade

Children's Christmas Parade

December 5, 2020 (virtual event) • event

The largest and most popular holiday parade in the South

Atlanta Air Show

Atlanta Air Show

May 22–23, 2021 • event

One of the best air shows in the country held at "Aerial Stadium"

Atlanta Greek Festival

Atlanta Greek Festival

September 24–26, 2021 • event

A great celebration of Greek culture in the middle of Atlanta

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade

March 13, 2021 (7th Annual St. Patrick's Parade Group Run/Walk with limited capacity of 200 participants | parade and 5k run are canceled) • event

Atlanta's longest-running event celebrates all things Irish

4th of July

4th of July

most 2020 events are canceled, unconfirmed, or postponed • event

Southern hospitality and food spice up the Independence Day in Georgia

Georgia State Fair

Georgia State Fair

October 2–11, 2020 • event

One of the longest running fairs in the United States

Blade Show

Blade Show

June 4–6, 2021 • event

The planet's biggest knife show with a thousand exhibitors

The Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade

The Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade

late September, 2021 • event

Light up the BeltLine with thousands of colorful lanterns

Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

mid-November–mid-January  • event

The best Christmas light displays in Georgia

Decatur Wine Festival

Decatur Wine Festival

November 7, 2020 • event

The largest outdoor wine festival in Atlanta

Atlanta Science Festival

Atlanta Science Festival

March 13–27, 2021 • event

A massive annual science and technology fair, interesting for all ages

SweetWater 420 Fest

SweetWater 420 Fest

April 23–25, 2021 • event

Much more than your typical beer festival with three core values—quality music, beer, and environment

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

April 9–11, 2021 • event

One of the greatest spring traditions in Atlanta

Shaky Knees Music Festival

Shaky Knees Music Festival

April 30–May 2, 2021 • event

One of the largest music festivals of the Southeast

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend

May 29–31, 2021 • event

Honor ceremonies, one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, beer in the zoo, and plenty of other events await you in Atlanta

Georgia Renaissance Festival

Georgia Renaissance Festival

April 24–June 6, 2021 • event

One of top 20 most popular events in the Southeast

Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

Hot Air Balloon Festival at Callaway Gardens

early September 2021 • event

Dozens of balloons in one scenic spot during Labor Day Weekend

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

October 24–25, 2020 • event

The largest annual aerial extravaganza in the state

Atlanta Film Festival

Atlanta Film Festival

April 30–May 10, 2020 • event

The largest and longest running film festival in the South

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

mid-July 2021 • event

Cool youself off with America's favourite dessert

Atlanta Black Theatre Festival

Atlanta Black Theatre Festival

September 30–October 3, 2020 • event

A unique event of its kind and one of the top theatre​ festivals in Georgia

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

February 17–28, 2021 (virtual event) • event

One of the largest cinema events in Georgia

Imagine Music Festival

Imagine Music Festival

September 17–19, 2021 • event

A bustling EDM event at Atlanta Motor Speedway

JapanFest Atlanta

JapanFest Atlanta

late September 2021 • event

One of the largest Japanese cultural events in the U.S.A.

Atlanta Marathon

Atlanta Marathon

February 27–28, 2021 • event

See all the Olympic sites during one long run

Magical Nights of Lights in Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

Magical Nights of Lights in Margaritaville at Lanier Islands

November 20, 2020–January 5, 2021  • event

Experience real winter fun and the magic of Christmas in Georgia

Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights

Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights

November 20, 2020–January 4, 2021  • event

A charming winter garden located just an hour southwest of Atlanta

International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon

International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon

March 19–28, 2021 • event

A massive celebration in the cherry tree capital of America

New Year's Eve in Savannah

New Year's Eve in Savannah

December 31  • event

Make beautiful memories by celebrating the upcoming year in Savannah

Atlanta Summer Beer Fest

Atlanta Summer Beer Fest

June 2021  • event

A large beer celebration offering over 200 varieties of your favourite drink

New Year's Eve in Atlanta

New Year's Eve in Atlanta

December 31  • event

Atlanta features some of the best events, parties, and things to do

Georgia Peach Festival

Georgia Peach Festival

June 4–5, 2021 | June 12, 2021 • event

Could be the best peaches in the world

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