11 April

Enjoy FREE Spring Festivals all Around Metro Atlanta

Enjoy FREE Spring Festivals all Around Metro Atlanta

Courtesy of Chastainparkblog.wordpress.com

Courtesy of Chastainparkblog.wordpress.com


Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival -April 2nd & 3rd, 2016. 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road.

Dogwood Festival – April 8, 9, 10, 2016. Piedmont Park

Sandy Arts a Palooka – April 16-17, 2016. 6100 Lake Forrest Drive NE Sandy Springs, GA

Inman Park Festival –  April 30 – May 1, 2016. Elizabeth @ Waverly Way Edgewood @ Waddell Street


Inman Park Festival –  April 30 – May 1, 2016. Elizabeth @ Waverly Way Edgewood @ Waddell Street Alta @ Euclid Avenue

Chastain Park Arts Festival – May 7th & 8th, 2016. 4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

Bare Foot in the Park – May 7th & 8th, 2016. Buford Town Park, 2200 Buford Drive, Buford, GA

Taste of Alpharetta – May 12th, 2016. Downtown Alpharetta, GA 2 South Main Street Alpharetta, GA

Decatur Arts Festival – May 28 & May 29th, 2016. Downtown Decatur, GA

8 April

Dogwood Festival 2016

This is a free event! We visited the Dogwood festival and it did not disappoint. There were lots of Artisans, Family, rides & fun with a wristband price of $15.00, plus al kinds of yummy food for sale (some for free, we got free plant-based ice cream from So Delicious)!

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Here’s a sampling of some of the artisan handcrafted designs. The festival is running until 11pm Friday and all Day Saturday & Sunday. Don’t miss one of Atlanta’s biggest free & fun event!


Mind's Eye Journals from Westcliffe, CO -- Booth 246

Mind’s Eye Journals from Westcliffe, CO — Booth 246


Very impressive framed art – Marisol Spoon


Affordable Ceramics by Valentine Studios – Booth 252


Chris Seeman Cincinnati - Metal Booth #211

Chris Seeman Cincinnati – Metal
Booth #211


Eugene Perry, PA – Booth #250

1 April

30 Popular Playground Parks in Atlanta





Trammel Crow Park – 4980 Cascade Road, Atlanta, GA 30331  – Playground, tennis courts, grills, pavilions, walking trails, Outdoor circuit equipment.

West Manor Park (Anthony Flanagan Memorial Recreation) – 3240 West Manor Circle. S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30311
404-505-3110 – Playground, Baseball diamond, grills, pavilions.

Wilson Mill Park –  300 Wilson Mill Rd SW
Atlanta, GA 30331 – Playground, Basketball Courts, Baseball diamond

Perkerson Park – 770 Deckner Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310. Playground, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Baseball diamond, Disc golf, Pavilion & grills.

Sandtown Park – 5320 Campbellton Rd., SW Atlanta, Georgia 30331
404-346-8360, Playground, tennis courts, grills, pavilions, walking trails, soccer field.

Adams Park – 1620 Delowe Drive S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30311 – Playground

Mozley Park  (C A Scot Recreation) 1565 Martin Luther King Jr Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30314 – Playground, basketball, soccer,

J.P. Moseley Park – 1041 Miller’s Mill Road Stockbridge, GA 30281 – Playground, disc golf, football field, softball field, walking trails.

Kids at work Park – 1622 Ware Avenue East Point, GA 30344 – Very creative swings, obstacle course for older kids, rockers, benches for adults. It’s a cool park.



Bessie Branham Park – 2051 Delano Avenue Atlanta, GA 30317 –  Newly renovated recreation center (see below); cyber center; baseball/softball field; basketball court (indoor and outdoor); tennis courts; picnic tables with benches; Urban Tree House; playground (see below); greenspace

Brownwood Park – Emerson Ave at Brownwood Ave SE Atlanta, GA 30316 – Great little park bocce ball, basketball, tennis, and playground for the kiddos.

Cabbagetown Park – 701 Kirkwood Ave Atlanta, GA 30316 – Playground, green space.

Grant Road Park – 4255 Grant Road , Ellenwood, GA 30294 · Phone: (770) 473-3800 – Pavilions, Basketball, Softball, Pavilions, Playground.


Piedmont Park – Several Playgrounds, trails, pond, baseball diamond, nature, pool, seating, pavilions.

Springvale Park – 922 Euclid Ave Atlanta, GA 30307 – Playground, trails, ducks, geese.

Grant Park – Houses the zoo. Pavilions, playgrounds, trails, green space.

Central Park  400 Merritts Ave. NE, Atlanta Georgia i Community park with Playground, 2 basketball courts, 4 tennis courts

Freedom Park  Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta Georgia – Regional park with Playground

Centennial Olympic Park – 265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-  Splash Pad (Fountain Rings).



Nickajack Park –  3630 Oakdale Rd Mableton, GA 30126 – Baseball/softball diamonds, picnic tables and shelters, tennis courts, and basketball courts

SweetWater Park – 2447 Clay Road Austell 30168 – 4 Softball fields, Sweetwater Tennis Center(8 courts), Picnic pavilion, Batting cage

Terrell Mill Park – 480 Terrell Mill Road Marietta 30067 –  2 Picnic pavilions, Playground, 4 Softball fields, Terrell Mill Tennis Center (8 courts), Concession building, Soccer field

Hurt Road Park – 990 Hurt Road Marietta 30008, 4 Softball fields, Batting cages, 1 Picnic pavilion, 2 Concession blds., 4 Tennis courts, Basketball court, Walking trail, 1 Playground


Morgan Falls Park – 200 Morgan Falls Road Sandy Springs, GA 30350 – Fishing, Picnic Tables, Playground, Restrooms, Walking/Hiking Trails.

Frank Allen Park –  100 Bagley Street, Atlanta, GA 30305 – Tennis Courts, baseball diamond, playground, green space,

Hammond Park – 705 Hammond Drive Sandy Springs, GA 30328 – Basketball Courts, Gymnastics Center, Pavilion, Picnic Tables, Playground, Restrooms, Sports Field, Tennis Courts

Brook Run Park – 4770 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody, GA Community Garden, Dog park, Skate park, playground.

Peachtree Dekalb Airport Park

Bernard Halpern Park – 4150 Tilly Mill Road, Doraville, GA – Playground, pavilion, tennis courts.

Chicopee Park – Play area, playground, Pavilion






31 March

Enjoy FREE outdoor Spring Music All Around Atlanta


Credit: musicinparkatl.org

Atlanta is a great place to hear all kinds music outdoors. Jazz, Gospel, Bluegrass, and Country are just a few genres Atlantans enjoy from Spring all the way up until Fall. It’s time to dance, sing, chomp, and enjoy free music all throughout the city:  Here is a compilation of free music events happening around the Metro Area:


Music in the Park – Visit the Music In The Park Atlanta stages located at The Wren’s Nest, West Hunter Church, West End Performing Arts Center and 992 Abernathy.

Glover Park Concert Series – Kicks off in Marietta April 29th.

Music at Noon at Centennial Park on Tuesday & Thursday at noon. April until October.

After Work Cool Down – Sponsored by the City of Riverdale. Expect live music & great fun.

Norcross Summer Concert Series –  10 College Street, Norcross, GA 7pm -9pm.

Groovin’ on The Green –  Kicks off April 17th 7:30pm Ray Nunley Pavilion, Covington St, Loganville, GA 30052

Woodstock Concert Series – Woodstock, GA

Concerts By the Springs – 7 – 8:30pm  The Sandy Springs Society Entertainment Lawn, 6110 Blue Stone Road. Sandy Springs, GA.

Lawrenceville Summer Concert Series –

Chamblee Summer Concert Series – 6:30 pm to 10:00pm  Peachtree Park  (5468 Peachtree Road next to City Hall)

Sunset Session Returns: Every Sunday Night 7-9pm Kicks off April 17th. Park Tavern, 500 10th St NE Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Alive After Five Roswell – Every 3rd Thursday 5- 9pm April – October Downtown Roswell


Oakhurst Jazz nights – Kicks off April 7th, 2016 at 7pm. Blankets only.

Music in the Park – Visit the Music In The Park Atlanta stages located at The Wren’s Nest, West Hunter Church, West End Performing Arts Center and 992 Abernathy.

Atlanta Dogwood Festival – Huge festival which includes music, arts, food & fun at Piedmont Park. It’s an Atlanta Favorite!

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival –  3493 Ashford Dunwoody RoadBrookhaven, 30319 United States


Sweet Auburn Springfest – Featuring many live musical acts, vendors, food, and Kids activities.

Music in the Park – Visit the Music In The Park Atlanta stages located at The Wren’s Nest, West Hunter Church, West End Performing Arts Center and 992 Abernathy.

Atlanta Jazz Festival – Memorial Day weekend festival Filled with Jazz Headliners. This event is huge and amazing!

Blue Sky Concerts Series – Decatur at the Square Wednesdays at noon.

Concerts on The Square – Evening concerts on the Decatur Square 7pm on Saturdays.
Chris Stapleton at Turner Field – May 29th. Concert FREE with PAID Braves Baseball game admission.

Credit: musicintheparkatl.org/

Credit: musicintheparkatl.org/