The month of August in metro Atlanta, GA is a very exciting time. August in the ATL is when summer events come alive, from street fairs to arts and music festivals. There is just so much to do in this amazing city.
Atlanta Events In August
These are the best events in metro Atlanta, GA to experience in August 2017.
Aug 18, 2017 at Chastain Park Amphitheatre (Fri 6:45 PM EDT)
On 8/19/2017 – 8/20/2017 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival is located in Atlanta’s largest park, Piedmont Park. 1215 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309.
The Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival is a 2-day outdoor event with an emphasis on the visual arts and family fun presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, for people of all ages, races, customs and interests. The midtown community of Piedmont Park is considered to be home to one of the largest and most enthusiastic art buying communities in metro Atlanta. The Piedmont Park Summer Arts and craft festival bringing back the tradition to Atlanta’s arts community.
This event will feature up to 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters! The Festival will also offer artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, an Emerging Artists Pavilion, a children’s play area, plus festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives.
8/23/2017 – 8/27/2017 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis located at 265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303.
Each year, film lovers, actors, and film makers gather in culture-and-heritage-rich Atlanta, Georgia to share a creative platform of education, entertainment and empowerment discussions related to film, as well as television, and the production of both. The BronzeLens Film Festival will feature screenings in multiple venues, as well as informative panels, and enlightening Master Classes led by top names in film, direction, and production.
On 8/26/2017 – 8/27/2017 at Grant Park located at 800 Cherokee Ave Atlanta, GA 30315.
For more than a decade, Atlanta art and music lovers have flocked to Grant Park each August to bid adieu to summer at the Summer Shade Festival. Featuring two days of outdoor fun planned for all ages including a 5K Run for the Park, food trucks, craft beer, an entertaining Kids Zone and a music line up that just gets better every year.
And did you know you can ride your bike to the festival and park it for free with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition Bike Valet?