Kirkwood Spring Fling

Outlanta Con
The annual LGTB convention for sci-fi, pop culture, multimedia and gaming will be held May 11-13 at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel near the airport. outlantacon.com.

Movies in Central Park
The 2018 season of Movies in Central Park at Atlantic Station will highlight films from the 2000s. Screenings begin May 17 and continue through July. atlanticstation.com.

Chastain Park Arts Festival
Nearly 200 artists representing all disciplines, a children’s play area, local food trucks and live acoustic music will be at this year’s event, May 12-13. chastainparkartsfestival.com.

Sweet Auburn Springfest
Entertainment, kids’ fun zone, international food court, and plenty of live music along historic Auburn Avenue on May 12 – 13. sweetauburn.com.

Kirkwood Spring Fling
Artists market, live music, food, barbecue cookoff, 5K race and tour of homes takes place May 19 at Bessie Branham Park. kirkwoodfling.com.

Dianee Reeves is one of the headliners at this year’s Atlanta Jazz Festival.

Decatur Arts Festival
Giant artists market, live music, dance, performing arts, literary events, food and more are part of the 30th annual festival, May 25-27. decaturartsfestival.com.

Atlanta Jazz Festival
Dianee Reeves, Jon Batiste & The Dap-Kings and The Bad Plus are some of the headliners are the free festival May The free festival 26-27 at Piedmont Park. atlantafestivals.com.

Candler Park Music & Food Festival
Gov’t Mule, Lettuce, Houndmouth, Larkin Poe and Webster are part of the line up for the annual event June 1-2. candlerparkmusicfestival.com.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.