Atlanta October 2021 Events

Atlanta October 2021 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

German Beer Festival

German Beer Festival

Join in the 16th annual German Beer Festival to fulfill your cravings with the craft beer samples. To be held at Woodruff Park, the participants of this beer festival will be provided with a sample glass for unlimited tasting from about 35 German Breweries.

One Music Fest

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 11th year, and Billboard magazine says it's the one festival you can not miss. Spend some time visiting the merchandise vendors while listening to acts like Pharrell and Usher, but plan accordingly, as this event is completely outdoors, and will take place rain or shine.

Fall Festival on Ponce

Fall Festival on Ponce

Join artists and visitors for this 10th 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.

New Country 101.5 Fest

New Country 101.5 Fest

Don't miss out on this event! Academy Country Music Award winner, and rock/country mix artists Brantley Gilbert and Colt Ford are joined by even more "energy through the roof" performers. This is one night only, and don't be late, even the opening acts are stellar performers.

Taste of Buckhead

To be held at American Spirit Bucks, Taste of Buckhead features amazing beverage tastings like spirits, wine, and beer. More than 20 Buckhead chefs will perform live demonstrations of their specialties. Only for age 21+.

IKEA Atlanta Halloween Drive-Thru Experience

IKEA Atlanta Halloween Drive-Thru Experience

On October 28, from 4-8 pm, 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.

Atlanta Events in October

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

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.