It’s October! You know what that means? It’s spooky season! Yes, I know fall is not all about Halloween (yes it is, I’m lying). But if you are looking for some fun fall shenanigans to get yourself into these next couple of months, then this post is for you! This post is about fun ITP festivities for fall!
Oktoberfest 5k with New Realm Brewing on October 5th!
Wear your best Oktoberfest garb and show out to at New Realm Brewing’s very first annual Oktoberfest 5k and Dirndl Dash at 9am! To kick off the race, all runners will receive a t-shirt and a pint after hard work running. 1k Drindl Dash tickets begin at $30 and 5k tickets begin at $45. Not a fan of running? New Realm’s got you covered with an extensive on tap selection and 1-liter mugs for purchase starting at 11am.
A3C Festival and Conference, October 8th-11th
Just because its October doesn’t mean all of the outdoor concerts have to end! 2019 marks A3C Festival’s 15th year! With live performances from our Hot Girl Summer Queen Meg the Stallion, ATL trap legend T.I, and headliners like 2 Chains, this is one festival for the books!
Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA, October 10-January 5th
Cirque Du Soleil is back in Atlanta! Our last visual of LUZIA’s Mexican tale left Atlanta in a wonderlust! VOLTA’s illuminating scenery and graceful acrobatic scenes are the perfect way to kick off the cool weather indoors! Tickets are on sale now!
Atlanta Pride Parade, October 13th
October is Atlanta Pride Month! Get up and get going to the Atlanta Pride Parade! Starting at 12pm at the Civic Center Marta Station and closing out at 2pm at Piedmont Park, this festival will brighten up Atlanta’s streets with dancers, floats, and fun goodies!
Festival on Ponce, October 12-13th
Presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces, the Festival on Ponce commemorates local folk art and crafts in the historic Olmsted Linear Park. Attendees can enjoy the beautiful fall foliage and the landscape of one of America’s most treasured landscape architects, Frederick Olmsted Sr. Attendance is free and the hours are Saturday: 10am-5pm and Sunday: 11am-5pm.
Taste of Atlanta, October 18-20
ATTENTION FOODIES!! Taste of Atlanta is BACK! Hosted at the Historic Fourth Ward Park, TOA is offering a selection of General Admission and VIP tickets for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! Through cooking demos and menu tastings, this festival will definitely give your buds a taste of all the cultural flavors ATL has to offer!
Little 5 Points Parade, October 19th
For my Halloween Lovers! Save the date! The Little 5 Halloween Parade will be held at 12pm on Austin and Moreland Ave, so pull out your devil horns and angel wings and get ready to catch some candy!
Harvest at the Station, October 19th
After the Little Five Parade, make your way over to Atlantic Station for their Harvest at the Station Festival! From 4-8pm, Atlantic Station will a widespread of fall festivities featuring a live DJ, pumpkin decorating, hayrides, a hot chocolate bar, and a movie at dusk! Be sure to join in on the fun!
Viva La Tequila Festival, October 26th
Tequila lovers! From 12pm-5:00pm, SIP, SAVOR, and EXPERIENCE over 20 hand-crafted, small-batch tequilas from Mexico paired with hors d’oeuvres from some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants at The Promenade at Piedmont Park! Tickets are on sale now!
Saints and Sinners Ball, October 26th
Calling all ghouls, ghosts, and goblins! Park Tavern is teaming up with 105.7 to host their sixth annual Saints and Sinners Halloween Ball! Spend your Saturday night looking sexy while sipping on spooky n’ boozy cocktails, anticipating creepy surprises, and live band performances! Doors open at 7pm and the tunes drop at 8pm! Tickets start at $20! This event is 21+, sorry kiddos!
Decatur Wine Festival, November 9th
From 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, you can spend your Saturday sipping on over 500 wines at the historic Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur. With vendors selling fare from Decatur’s best restaurants, and enjoy and wine music on the plaza. All proceeds from the Decatur Wine festival will benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance which manages the public art and offers free events to the community each year. Tickets are $45 per person which includes all wine tastings and a souvenir glass.
Wicked, October 23-November 17th
So much more happened before Dorothy dropped in! The broadway sensation Wicked is coming to Atlanta for a limited time so grab your tickets now! Learn about how the rivalry that stemmed between the “good” witch and the “bad” witch in this untold story about the witches of Oz. Tickets are as low as $60 per person!
I hope you all enjoyed this post and are just as excited about these fun fall festivities as I am!
Until next time,
The Spicy Savor