Atlanta in the fall is a great time for all. There are festivals all around town as well as places to go pick apples or pumpkins without going too far. For some, fall is the best time of the year because of the cooler weather and the leaves changing on the trees. However, with so much fun to be had all over Atlanta, it is easy to see what makes this time of year amazing. You will find all kinds of fall events in Atlanta well into November.

Fall Festivals

No matter where you look, you will find several fall festivals to choose from all over the metro area. These are ideal for children of all ages, like Boo at the Zoo at Zoo Atlanta. At this event, you will find costume contests, treats, kid’s crafts, music and magical paths to go down.

You can find fall art festivals, chili-cook-offs and even some adult themed festivals like the Whiskey Expo on October 23 where you can sample whiskies and spirits and eat at the dinner buffet. Other adult events are the Halloween bar crawls in the city like the Scary Party Halloween and the Halloween Night in the Highlands. One very exciting festival is the Owl-O-Ween event at Kennesaw State University where you can ride in a hot-air balloon!

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For the biggest apple festival around, take a drive to Ellijay in North Georgia during October for the Georgia Apple Festival. At the festival you will find vendors, apple products, food, crafts and much more. You do not have to drive that far for some apple picking fun, though. There are many places around Atlanta that offer this during the fall season. To find a location near you, view this website. You will be eating some fresh and delicious apples in no time at all.

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins!

Pumpkins are the symbol of fall and the season would not be complete without them. Whether you have children or not, it is always exciting to carve pumpkins for fun and decoration. There are plenty of places to go in the Atlanta area for pumpkins. You can find a local pumpkin patch here. When you are carving your pumpkin with family or friends, make it a special treat by getting some Papa John’s pizza for everyone to enjoy.

No matter what your plans are for this fall season, there are plenty of options to choose from in the Atlanta area. You can find anything from haunted houses to traditional fall festivals. There is something going on during every weekend of the fall — don’t miss out!