The 15th annual art celebration, always known for its whimsical and fun artist market, will also feature an outdoor wine tasting venue highlighting 60 wines "from around the world."  The charming downtown district of Historic Norcross comes alive with artisan booths and a large tent where shoppers can sample wines while browsing the artist displays.  Enjoy continuous live entertainment on the Thrasher Park Stage, energizing Kidz Zone, festival cuisine and tasty food from local restaurants.  The award-winning art show will open Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday, October 7 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Wine tasting ticket times are noon and 2:00 pm on Saturday and 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm on Sunday. Tickets for the wine tasting tent are $35 through October 5 and then $55 during the weekend.  Free shuttle parking is available.   
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Oktoberfest in Helen, GA is the longest running Oktoberfest in the United States!  Enjoy lots of beer, pretzels and brats along with live German music and dancing.  Celebrating every day in October through October 28.  Helen Festhalle houses the event.  German-style bands from around the country and around the world play on the stage.  

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Netherworld Haunted House, Atlanta's most popular self-guided, dark attraction, has moved from its long-time location in Norcross to its new home just off Exit 9 on US Highway 78 in Stone Mountain. The massive complex sits on almost 10 acres and will feature much larger haunts, escape games, party rooms, a monster museum and much more! Lots of Free Parking - Open Every Night from October 5th thru November 4th .

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Join family & friends for free movies under the stars at the beautiful new Green @ City Springs. Star Wars the Last Jedi is being shown this Friday, October 5.  Arrive early at 6:00 PM for entertainment, prizes and fun activities.  Movies begin at dusk.   Themed entertainment includes a Star Wars Costume Parade and Star Wars live music. Food Trucks and other concessions will be on hand. 

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Nomad Motel at Horizon Theatre is a fresh, wry, intercultural comedy about inclusion, understanding, and living in the land of plenty without a safety net.  It is a funny and poignant tale of motel kids and parachute kids raising themselves and making something out of nothing in the land of plenty.  Now performing in Inman Park

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The Atlanta Pride Festival coincides with National Coming Out Day.  The Official Kickoff Party returns to the Georgia Aquarium on Friday, October 12.  This event has now become a tradition for many and launches the Southeast's largest Pride Festival. There are two marches scheduled for Saturday and the parade begins at noon on Sunday from the Civic Center and enters Piedmont Park. 

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The Great Atlanta Beer Fest is back for the 8th year at its original location in the new Georgia State Stadium on Saturday, October 13 from 1-5pm. There will be over 150 beers to sample from the Southeast and across the country plus ciders and over 25 wines.   The festival will take place inside the stadium using the bricked plaza area and the Chop House. College Football will be on the huge TV in the plaza as well as in the Chop House. Enjoy live music with the Geeks Band and a DJ dance party with everyone's favorite, DJ Qtip. Festival Tickets are $45 in advance and $55 day of. Parking will be available in the Green Lot.

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The city's longest running food festival is comes back October 19 - 21 to the Old Fourth Ward Park.  The festivities begin with the VIP Kick-off party on Friday night.  Over the weekend experience delicious tastes from more than 90 of Atlanta's favorite restaurants. Sample exceptional food, wine, beer, and cocktail tastings and participate in seminars and food pairings and relaxing music cafes.

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