15 Awesome Atlanta Fall Festivals & Fairs for Families

Virginia-Highland Summerfest, September 25-26, features KidsFest-- an area of games, crafts, and activities for kids. Photo by Nic Huey, courtesy Summerfest and Launch Atlanta
Virginia-Highland Summerfest, September 25-26, features KidsFest-- an area of games, crafts, and activities for kids. Photo by Nic Huey, courtesy Summerfest and Launch Atlanta

Pumpkins + football + months ending in the suffix -ber all add up to one thing—fall festivals in Atlanta! After last year's quiet autumn, families will be happy to know that many Atlanta festivals and fairs are returning in full force for this fall.

In fact, there are so many 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 Atlanta fall festivals, so you can be assured you and your kids will have an awesome experience. You'll find good food, fun activities, music, and (most likely) comfortable weather at these fall festivals in Atlanta and the surrounding area, which—like so many awesome happenings in our Fall Fun Guide—are perfect for both parents and kids.

For even more events, activities and festivals, check out our family activity calendar

Wild: A Safari Experience at Illuminarium
Illuminarium - various times Pick
Crayola Creativity Week: Personal Identity
Virtual - Facebook Live - 9:00 AM
Lunar New Year at Atlantic Station
Atlantic Station - 5:00 PM
The Ice Rink at Sugar Hill
The Rink at Sugar Hill - various times
Enchanted Woodland Trail: Gnome and Fairy Houses
Chattahoochee Nature Center - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides