A Festival for Everyone This Weekend!



  1. Suwanee Fest Watch a small-town parade (Saturday 9 a.m.)  at Town Center Park in Suwanee. A high note of Suwanee Fest is the outstanding talent that performs in Town Center Park. On the stage and throughout the park, you will find dance groups, acrobats, solo artists, bands, and other exhibition groups with diverse backgrounds. Suwanee Fest exhibitors offer a variety of hand-crafted items and delicious delights. Festival exhibitors include fine artists, talented craftspeople, food vendors who have a flair for flavor, and generous sponsors. Parking is unavailable at Town Center on Suwanee Fest, and traffic in the Town Center area can be congested throughout the day. Please plan on taking the free shuttle bus for a hassle-free Suwanee Day parking experience.
  2.  Marietta Streetfest:  Shop for arts and crafts (0ver 75 exhibits), hear grassroots music (Saturday 3-9 pm and Sunday 1-5 pm), see classic cars on Saturday, visit the kids’ activity zone and shop at the farmer’s market in Glover Park. Free Admission!
  3. Japanfest  at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth: features Japanese drumming, dance, martial arts, kimonos, bonsai, kids’ games, vendors, food, beer, and tea. Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-5.  Tickets $10 children under 6 free!
  4. Ocmulgee Indian Celebration and Pow Wow September 16-17, 2017 at the Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon, Georgia.  The Ocmulgee Indian Celebration & Pow Wow, held the third weekend each September,  is the largest Native American gathering in the Southeast as more than 300 craftsmen, dancers, storytellers, living history demonstrators and others with ties to the region return to  Ocmulgee National Monument in Macon.
  5. Bring chairs to the  Happy Days Festival  in Hapeville on Friday for live music and food vendors 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday features a 10:30 a.m. pet parade, an artists’ market, a kids’ zone, food trucks, craft beer, and live music. Free.
  6. The Essence of Belly Dance  Festival September 14-17, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.   An epic weekend of dance with some of the most notable Belly Dance artists in the industry!
  7. Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival has fine arts and crafts, street entertainers, music and dance on four stages, ethnic food, and a children’s area in Augusta. Children age 10 and younger are free.

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