‘Tis the season for fall festivals

Atlanta loves a festival, and there’s no better way to enjoy the mild fall weather than spending your weekend taking in the music, arts and food at one or more of these outdoor events.

Yellow Daisy Festival. More than 400 artists from across the country gather at Stone Mountain Park for four days of entertainment, food and craft demonstrations. Sept. 4-7 Stone Mountain Park. www.stonemountainpark.com/events/yellow-daisy-festival.

The Fair on the Square. Enjoy musical performances, prizes, crafts and a dance contest. Sept. 6. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, Lawrenceville. www.lawrencevillefallfestival.com.

Atlanta Arts Festival. Featuring 200 of the countries finest painters, photographers, sculptors, leather amd metal craftsmen and glass blowers. Munch on festival foods from corn-dogs to ice cream and partake in artist demonstrations, classes and live entertainment. Sept. 13-14. Piedmont Park. www.atlantaartsfestival.com.

Roswell Arts Festival. Celebrate 48 years of art in Roswell featuring a line-up of local entertainment featuring local artists, singers, dance companies and children's entertainers. Sept. 20-21, Roswell Town Square. www.roswellartsfestival.com.

East Atlanta Strut. This one day extravaganza includes five stages of live local music and comedy, an artists market, kids village, carnival stalls and a parade. Sept. 27. East Atlanta Village. eastatlantastrut.com.

Atlanta Greek Festival. Dine on Greek cuisine or learn to prepare it yourself at cooking demos. Other festivities include a Greek culture exhibit, market, music and dancing. Oct. 9-12, Greek Orthodox Cathedral. www.atlantagreekfestival.org.

Decatur Craft Beer Festival. Enjoy an afternoon of beer tasting featuring 100 American craft beers, special tappings, food and live music. Must be 21 or older to attend. Oct. 18. Decatur Square. www.ticketalternative.com, decaturbeerfestival.org.

Alpharetta Art in the Park. Outdoor artists market features handcrafted work by local artists. Sept. 27-28, Oct. 25-26, Historic Downtown Alpharetta. www.awesomealpharetta.com.

Chomp & Stomp. The 12th annual Chomp & Stomp festival includes a 5k followed with beer for breakfast, four music bluegrass music stages, a chili competition and tasting, plus brussels sprout bobbing. Nov. 1. Cabbagetown Park. www.chompandstomp.com.

Festival on Ponce. More than 125 displays of fine arts, crafts, food and outdoor art. Oct. 18-19, Olmsted Linear Park. www.festivalonponce.com.