Atlanta October 2024

Atlanta October 2024 Events

Atlanta October 2024 Events

Atlanta's Many Lively Haunts Await in October.

Average temperature low and high: 50°- 74°
October marks the turning of the seasons from summer to fall. The air cools, the leaves turn, and the Halloween festivities last all month long. There's no limit to the seasonal events that can be had in Atlanta, whether it's Halloween or Oktoberfest celebrations.

October Event Calendar

Fall Festival on Ponce

Fall Festival on Ponce

Join artists and visitors for the 12th annual Fall Festival on Ponce. Attendees will be able to browse 120+ displays of art while taking in beautiful historic Olmsted Linear Park. Local food and beverage vendors will be on scene - as well as a children's area. This free festival is a great opportunity for the whole family to experience something new.

Atlanta Women's Film Festival

Atlanta Women\'s Film Festival

The Atlanta Women's Film Festival rolls out the red carpet for the women of cinema. This roaring celebration of female power in the film world features directors, writers, producers, and actors. Basically, anyone who champions female-centered tales is invited. Prepare for a feast of live screenings, complete with filmmaker tête-à-têtes and screenplay table reads that'll leave you on the edge of your seat. There are also live panels with celluloid-savvy superwomen and networking soirées. This is a strictly 18+ event. All-access passes are $40. Tickets for individual blocks during the day or to attend the award ceremony are $15.

Atlanta Pride Parade

Atlanta Pride Parade

The Atlanta Pride celebration is one of the country's largest and most colorful celebrations of queer culture and the community. Over two days, the streets of Midtown turn into an open party showered with tunes, art, dancing, and of course, the ever-popular parades. Come down on Saturday and support the trans, bi and pan communities as they strut their stuff with their individual parades. The following day, Sunday, marks the highlight of the celebration, The Atlanta Pride Parade, which draws over 100,000 people each year. Both days also feature a marketplace with over 250 booths selling merch, souvenirs, apparel and much more.

Taste of Buckhead

Taste of Buckhead

The Taste of Buckhead is your passport to experiencing the best of Atlanta's food and drink scene. Sip on the region's best wine, beer and spirits while over 20 culinary wizards from Buckhead turn up the flavor with live cooking spectacles. Many of the city's best restaurants participate in this premier tasting event, so come down for a memorable gastronomic experience. This event is for ages 21+, and early bird tickets start at $50.

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade

The Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade is sneaking up, returning for a startling two-day event. Dress up in your most gruesome or fun costume and celebrate Halloween at one of the best events in the country. Guests will have plenty to experience between live music across three stages, costume shows, drag karaoke, food trucks and alcohol vendors. Be sure to stop by the BIZarre Bazaar Haunted Market to pick up some wicked homemade goods and art. This year, L5P will have its first-ever haunted house..enter if you dare. The parade is set to take place on Sunday, October 22nd. Admission is free.

One Music Fest

One Music Fest

Hold onto your headphones, folks. One Musicfest, the big daddy of all 2-day urban music bashes, is back with a star-studded lineup. Kendrick Lamar and Janet Jackson will be taking the stage, along with many other world-famous artists. The fest pulls in over 50,000 global music addicts, and there are food trucks to ensure your stomach stays as happy as your ears. If you're itching to bag a piece of fame, there are merchandise vendors where you can pick up souvenirs. One Musicfest is open to all ages. Grab your tickets here.

Atlanta Events in October

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Things to do in Atlanta

Things to Do in Atlanta in October

Have a Drink at a Bar Made of a Shipping Container

Have a Drink at a Bar Made of a Shipping Container
8Arm is a swank cafe located across from Ponce City Market. Check out their award-winning cocktail bar, which is a pink neon-lit shipping container on a covered patio that is can be heated when temperatures drop.

Scream at the Netherworld Haunted House

Scream at the Netherworld Haunted House
There is no better way to get into the spooky Halloween spirit than with a visit to Netherworld. Netherworld is a self-guided, walk-through haunted house near Atlanta in Gwinnett County that's been running since 1977. With high-quality special effects and professional actors, it will make an unforgettable experience, and you'll be sure to scream all night.