What is the best fall festival in Atlanta? | Best of Atlanta

Winner: Best fall festival in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

During autumn you can find a festival for just about any interest, from pumpkins to Pride, and Halloween to hot air balloons. You can also find art, music and food festivals around Atlanta.

With so many to choose from, how do you pick a favorite? You vote in the AJC’s Best of Atlanta poll, that’s how.

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Tied for fourth in our poll were the Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival in Kennesaw and the Sandy Springs Fall Festival in North Fulton. Although the Sandy Springs event was last month, you can check out Owl-O-Ween this weekend, October 18-19.

Our third place event was the Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade. Head to this eclectic area of Atlanta on Saturday, October 19, to take part in this year’s events. The festival will be noon to 10 p.m., with the parade starting at 4. 

Coming in second this year was Alpharetta Art in the Park. This event is held each month from May through September, so you’ll have to wait a few months to attend again.

There is a new winner for 2019.

The Duluth Fall Festival, which is held the last weekend of September, raked in a fifth of the votes to take the crown. 

The two-day free event in Gwinnett County includes a concert, carnival, parade and more.

Looking for more things to do this fall? Check out some of our Best of Atlanta winners for ideas:

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» Best family attraction in metro Atlanta

» Best movie theater in Atlanta

» Best tourist attraction in Atlanta

» This is best music festival in Atlanta

» Best late-night spot

Check out all the Best of Atlanta winners so far at ajc.com.

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