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I currently reside in UC, Union City, local community .

Only minutes away from the airport and Atlanta.

Scroll down to see our local events.*

 

Spring Activities

  • International Cherry Blossom Festival (March), Macon
  • Atlanta Jewish Music Festival (March), Sandy Springs
  • Atlanta Jazz Festival (Memorial Day Weekend), Downtown's historic areas
  • Roswell Memorial Day Ceremony & Picnic (Memorial Day Weekend), Roswell City Hall
  • Savannah Music Festival (end of March) Savannah
  • Atlanta International Auto Show (March) @ Georgia World Congress Center Northside DR
  • Riverdale Towne Centre Carnival (April), Riverdale
  • Dogwood Arts Festival (April), Piedmont Park Atlanta
  • Renaissance Festival (April - June), Atlanta
  • Southland Jubilee (April), Greensboro
  • Museum Week (April  - May), Atlanta
  • Taste of Marietta (Last Sunday in April), Marietta
  • Sweetwater 420 Fest (April), Atlanta
  • Fiesta Atlanta (May), Centennial Olympic Park
  • Cotton Pickin' Fair (early May), Gay
  • Sweet Auburn Springfest and Heritage [African American] Festival (early May)
  • Pick'n In Grant Park BBQ & Music Festival (May, 5 p.m. - )
  • Caribbean Carnival (May)
  • Dunwood Art Festival (May), Chamblee Dunwoody Road
  • Six Flags over Georgia, Park is open daily starting in May
  • Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival (May), Thomson 
  • Mountain EggFest (mid May), Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
  • Jazz Festival (end of May), Atlanta
  • Spring Arts in the Park (end of May), Blue Ridge
  • Georgia Aquarium (May - August 1), Imagination Nights theme. After 5 p.m, Monday - Saturday. Discounted tickets.
  • Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival (June-August, yearly), Atlanta
  • Free Summer Concerts (June-August, yearly, 8-10 p.m.), The Mill, Downtown Villa Rica 
  • Juneteenth 
  • Thomas A. Dorsey Festival (Last Friday & Sat of June), The Mill, Downtown Villa Rica
  • Watermelon Days Festival (June), Cordele
  • Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race (early June), Helen
  • Jazz on the Lawn (June 26) Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

 

4th of July Weekend Celebrations

  • Lenox Square
  • Centennial Olympic Park
  • Atlanta Braves and Turner Field
  • Stone Mountain Park 
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Six Flags over Georgia 
  • Decatur Square
  • Marietta
  • Sandy Springs 
  • Dunwoody
  • East Point

Source: Atlanta Now. May - June 2015; Where Atlanta June 2015; Atlanta Parent June 2015.

 

Summer Activities

  • Fireworks and Laser Show (April - Oct.), Stone Mountain 
  • Ice Cream Festival (July), @ Piedmont Park, Atlanta 
  • Kennesaw's Traditional Pre-Independence Day Salute to America Festival (July), Kennesaw 
  • Marietta's Fourth in the Park Festival (July), Marietta GA; Centennial Olympic Park 
  • National Black Arts Festival (July), Atlanta
  • International Fashion Week (July), 200 Peachtree, Atlanta
  • Car and Truck Show (July), Atlanta
  • Georgia Mountain Fair (July), Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
  • Ice Cream Festival (July), Piedmont Park 10th St. and Charles Allen Drive, Midtown
  • Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival (August, 12 noon - 8 p.m.), Atlanta
  • Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival (Aug., 12 noon - 8 p.m.), 630 E Lake Drive and Harmony Park. Fee.
  • Peachtree Village International Film Festival (August) Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, 
  • Dragon Con (Last week of August), Downtown, Atlanta. It is the largest multimedia and pop culture convention in the world.
  • Grant Park Summer Shade Festival (Aug., 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Autumn Activities

  • Atlanta Arts Festival (September), Piedmont Park
  • Decatur Book Festival (Sept), 509 N Mcdonough Street, Decatur
  • Peanut Festival (Sept), Plains
  • Sandy Springs Festival (Sept)
  • Dunwoody Music Festival (Sept), Brook Run Park, 4770 N Peachtree Road
  • Ocmulgee Indian Celebration (Sept.), Macon 
  • East Cobber Paradise (Sept.), Fountains of Olde Towne
  • Taste of Kennesaw (Sept. , 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.), Downtown Kennesaw
  • National Black Arts Festival (Sept.), The Ferst Center
  • Music Midtown Festival (Sept.), Midtown
  • Annual Fair on the Square (September, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.), Aurora Theatre
  • Sandy Springs Festival (September), Heritage Green
  • Roswell Arts Festival (September), Historic Roswell Square
  • International Festival (Sept.), Downtown LaGrange
  • North Georgia State Fair (end of Sept.  - beginning of Oct.), Marietta
  • Atlanta Greek Festival (Sept.), Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 2400 Clairmont RD NE, Atlanta
  • Taste of Atlanta (Sept.), Midtown at Tech Square. Tickets on sale starting June 5. 
  • Duluth Fall Festival (Sept.) Downtown Duluth
  • Annual Oktoberfest (Sept. 10 - Nov. 1), Helen
  • Apple Pickin' Jubilee at Hillcrest Orchards (Sept. - Nov. 1), Ellijay
  • Annual Ole Chipley Town Fair (Sept.), Pine Mountain
  • International Festival (Sept.), Peachtree City
  • Annual Doll Show and Sale (Oct., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.), Palmetto
  • Annual Kingdom Wood Christian Film Festival (Oct.), Buckhead
  • Avondale Autumnfest (Oct.), Avondale Estates
  • Autumnfest (Oct.), Holly Springs
  • Cotton Pickin' Fair (Oct.), Gay
  • Norcross Art Festival (Oct.), Downtown Norcross
  • Georgia National Fair (Oct.), Perry
  • Atlanta Parent's Family Festival aka Family Block Party (Oct.) Mercer University Atlanta Campus
  • Georgia Mountain Fall Festival (Oct.), Hiawassee
  • Fall Festival City of Adrian (Oct.)
  • Atlanta Arts Festival (end of Oct.), Piedmont Park
  • Taste of Atlanta (October), Technology Square in Midtown
  • National Fair (October), Perry
  • Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (October), Hilton Atlanta NE, Duluth
  • Cumming Country Fair & Festival (Oct.)
  • Sorghum Festival (Oct.)
  • Apple Festival (Oct.), Gilmer county
  • Prater's Mill Country Fair (Oct.), Dalton
  • Kaolin Festival (Oct.), Sandersville
  • Humming-bird Festival (Oct.), Hogansville
  • Fall Festival (Oct.), Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
  • Deep Roots Festival (Oct.), Milledgeville
  • Family Festival (Oct. ), Mercer University Atlanta Campus
  • Georgia Apple Festival (Oct.), Ellijay
  • Muslim Family Day (Oct.) Six Flags, Austell
  • Taste of Roswell (3rd Sat. in Oct), Roswell 
  • Merry Market (Oct. 20 -22), LaGrange
  • Chiaha Harvest Fair (end of Oct.), Rome
  • Fall Yard Sale (Oct.), Kiwanis Park, Fayetteville
  • BronzeLens Film Festival (November)
  • The Lighting of Macy's Great Tree (November), Lenox Square
  • Chastain Park Arts Festival (Nov.), Chastain Park 
  • Georgia Gives Day (Nov. 12) - give a donation to a non-profit organization
  • Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights (end of November - first week of January)
  • Festival of Trees (Nov. - Dec.), Unicoi
  • Fantasy in Lights (Nov. - Dec. 30), Pine Mountain

Winter Activities

  • Children's Christmas Parade (Dec), ends at Centennial Park
  • Chick-fil-A Bowl and Parade (Dec), Georgia Dome
  • Stone Mountain Christmas (Dec), Stone Mountain
  • Downtown Helen Christmas Parade (1st Sat. of Dec.)
  • New Year's Eve Peach Drop, Underground Atlanta
  • Dropping of the Edelweiss (Dec. 31), Festhalle in Helen
  • The Race Against Homelessness 5K Run (Feb. 18, 8 a.m. - until), Atlanta

My Local: Union City (aka UC)

  • Easter Egg Extravaganza (Mar or April)
  • Mayor Bike Race (Mar)
  • Fall Clean Up (Oct)
  • UC Music and Arts Fest (Oct., 9 am - 6 pm)
  • Veteran's Day Ceremony (Nov)
  • UC Job Fair (Dec)
  • Holiday Tree Lighting (Dec)

Note: I provide Welcome Customer Service to our vacationers and professional-trip travelers; professional business-focused errands and gigs assistance.


 

 

 

Informational Journal Note

First Thursday's Downtown Art Stroll, held first Thursday of each month, 5 - 8 p.m. Free admission. Some parking is free after 7 p.m otherwise, free parking areas.

 

MARTA Bus Route Improvements, contact MARTA to give a suggested route by dialing directly, request Bus Route Improvement department.

Great article source:  http://commuting.blog.ajc.com/2015/08/24/marta-modifying-bus-routes/

 

 

MARTA Improvements Projects 

 

MARTA Army (Advocates) 

 

When riding on MARTA Bus #32 (Atlanta Zoo), make sure to ask the driver to inform you of your stop in advance. 

 

Labor Day Monday MARTA Free Ride does not extend to Piedmont Park. No buses in route on this holiday.  

 

Read more of social attractions of Georgia. The Underground Atlanta offers diverse shopping outlets, attractions and events.

 

Atlanta CityPass discounts of five famous Georgia attractions (Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Inside CNN Studio Tour, Zoo Atlanta or Atlanta History Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History or High Museum of Art). Good for nine days, and you'll be able to skip most ticket booth lines. 

 

Fulton area is also known as the Hollywood of the South. South Fulton area has four of the major movie studios in the State. Motto: Select Fulton. Slogan: The Atlanta Connection.


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