Atlanta October 2022

Atlanta October 2022 Events

Atlanta October 2022 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

Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival

Don't miss the hottest DJs spinning tunes at Atlanta's Hip-Hop Day Festival.  DJ Scream, Kutt Throat, Ace Boogie, and newcomer DJ Smiley will take to the stage to play the hits.  Hit the dance floor, take a break with food and drinks from local vendors, and enjoy music native to Atlanta, home of some of the best hip-hop artists in America.

Fall Festival on Ponce

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Join artists and visitors for this 11th annual festival. You'll find plenty of unique art to pique your interest, and there will be a children's area, complete with multiple bounce houses. Get to know this historic park as you stroll, enjoying local gourmet food and listening to acoustic musical performances. This is a Southeast Festival and Event award winner you don't want to miss. You can learn more about it here.

Shawn Mendes

Join singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes on his tour, singing his hits, "Stitches," "In My Blood," "There's Nothin' Holding Me Back," and "Treat You Better." Tickets for his concert at the State Farm Arena can be bought here.

Taste of Buckhead

Taste of Buckhead

Head down to the Stave Room for the can't-miss event. The Taste of Buckhead features amazing beverage tastings of spirits, wine, and beer, and more than 20 Buckhead chefs will perform live demonstrations of their specialties. This event is for ages 21+ only. Tickets and additional information can be found online. 

IKEA Atlanta Halloween Drive-Thru Experience

IKEA Atlanta Halloween Drive-Thru Experience

On October drive-thru IKEA Atlanta for a Trick or Treat experience that will be fun and safe. This event will feature multiple stops along a route through the IKEA parking lot where customers can collect goodies safely from their vehicle from partners like LEGOLAND, MomoCon, and more. All appropriate safety and distancing procedures will be observed. You can learn more here.

One Music Fest

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Welcome to the southeast's largest 2-day music festival. Join over 50,000 fans and 35 food trucks from around the globe for this open-air nonstop music destination. This is the festival's 12th year, and Billboard magazine says it's the one festival you can not miss. Spend some time visiting the merchandise vendors while listening to top-performing acts, but plan accordingly, as this event is completely outdoors, and will take place rain or shine.

New Country 101.5 Fest

New Country 101.5 Fest

Don't miss out on this event. This is one night only, and don't be late, even the opening acts are stellar performers. Get your tickets here. 

Atlanta Events in October

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

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.