Yellow Daisy Festival
Thursday, Sept. 7 — Sunday, Sept. 10, opens 10 a.m. each day. More than 400 artists and crafters display and offer their works for sale. There’s live entertainment, festival foods and craft demonstrations. Admission is free; parking costs $15. Stone Mountain Park, Hwy. 78 East, Stone Mountain 30086. Go to stonemountainpark.com and click on Festivals & Events for more info.
East Cobber Parade & Festival
Taste of Smyrna—Festival of Delectable
Saturday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Food, fun and music all day long. Acoustic music by Scott Thompson from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and a live evening concert by a local artist. Bottled water and soft drink sales benefit the Smyrna Education Foundation. Free admission; samples available for $1 to $4 each. Village Green, 200 Village Green Circle, Smyrna 30080. More at smyrnacity.com, click on the event calendar.
Marietta Street Fest
Roswell Arts Festival
Sandy Springs Festival
Fall Folklife Festival
Saturday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A celebration of all things Southern, the festival features Southern crafts, food, beverages, music and folk artists. Tickets are: adults, $21.50; seniors & students, $18; youth, $9; members, free. Atlanta History Center’s Smith Family Farm, 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta 30305. More at atlantahistorycenter.com; click on Programs, then Family Programs.
Gateway International Food & Music Festival
Saturday, Sept. 23, 4-8 p.m. The festival showcases the region’s best multicultural talent and highlights the rich cultural contributions of Gwinnett County’s diverse communities. A broad range of performers share their cultural heritage through music, song and dance. Lillian Webb Park, 5 College St., Norcross 30071. Visit aplacetoimagine.com and go to the Events page for more info.
Atlanta Greek Festival
Friday, Sept. 29 & Sunday, Oct. 1. Food drive-through begins Thursday, Sept. 28; festival starts Friday, 5 p.m. Once again, the Atlanta Greek community opens its doors, its arms and its kitchens to the city. There’s continuous entertainment, cooking demonstrations and Greek dancing with audience participation. Admission is $5 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Free parking and shuttle buses from Century Center Office Park. Hosted by the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 2500 Clairmont Rd., Atlanta 30329. For details, visit atlantagreekfestival.org.
Lilburn Beer & Wine Fest
Saturday, Sept. 30, 1-5 p.m. Over 100 beers and ciders will be featured, as well as more than 25 wines, ranging from sparkling and whites to roses and reds. This event is for people 21 and older only; no kids, no babies and no pets allowed. Tickets are $35 until Sept. 21, $40 after Sept. 21 and $50 on the day of the fest. Lilburn City Park’s Gartrell Nash Pavilion, 76 Main St., Lilburn 30047. Go to lilburnbeerfest.com for more info and to purchase tickets.
Duluth Fall Festival
Candler Park Fall Festival
Saturday, Sept. 30, 12-10 p.m. & Sunday, Oct. 1, 12-9 p.m. Everything you love about festivals — food, music, rides, arts and crafts, races, home tours — is here. The Fall Fest 5K and Fun Run is Saturday at 9 a.m. The Tour of Homes is set for Sunday, 12-6 p.m.; tour tickets run $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the tour. Festival is at Candler Park and McLendon Ave. Fallfest.candlerpark.org has more information.
Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival