20 Awesome Fall Festivals Near Atlanta for Families

Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival runs September 17-October 30. Photo courtesy Stone Mountain
Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival runs September 17-October 30. Photo courtesy Stone Mountain

Pumpkins + football + months ending in the suffix -ber all add up to one thing: fall festivals near Atlanta! Every weekend families can fill their calendars with the best Atlanta festivals and fairs. 

In fact, there are so many Atlanta fall festivals that parents may be overwhelmed trying to figure out which ones are best for their families. Luckily we have rounded up our favorite fall festivals near Atlanta, so you can be assured your family will have an awesome experience. Enjoy good food, fun activities, music, and (most likely) comfortable weather at these fall festivals in Atlanta and the surrounding area, which like so many cool happenings in our Fall Fun Guide, are perfect for both parents and kids.

For even more wonderful events, activities and fall festivals and fairs, check out our Atlanta family activity calendar

Woodland Spirits at Fernbank
Fernbank Museum of Natural History - 10:00 AM
Georgia State Fair
Atlanta Motor Speedway - various times
Oktoberfest in Helen
Helen Festhalle - various times
Atlanta Fair
Gray lot across from Former Turner Field - various times
Kids Online Python Coding Class
Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides