Events This Weekend

Let’s enjoy some fall weather!

Marietta:  Chalktoberfest 

This event features 86 artists featuring chalk art and 40 breweries. It is free & ​open to the Public, 10am – 5pm on Saturday, & 11am – 5pm on Sunday. Enjoy your afternoon sampling craft beers, live music from local artists, watching professional Chalk Artists chalk the streets and eating great food at the beautiful downtown square of Marietta. A great day out for all the family, the Chalk Fest is free to attend. All proceeds go to the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art.


Alpharetta:  Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival

Music will flow through the streets as talented artists perform their own songs with soulful melodies, magnificent vocals and expressive lyrics while interacting with the audience. This FREE event is rain or shine! Listeners will learn the stories behind each song and may recognize some of the tunes that are played by their favorite musicians. Selected as one of the Top 20 Events in October 2015 by the Southeast Tourism Society! No outside food, beverages or pets allowed. Check out the artist line up at the website.

Food & Beverage open at 4pm
Artist stages 5-10pm


Downtown Woodstock: Sunset Symphony

A Sunset Symphony featuring music from the Swing Era will take place on Friday, October 11 beginning at 7pm at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater in Downtown Woodstock. Featuring songs from artists like Duke Ellington, Louis Prima and Benny Goodman with “Jump, Jive an’ Wail” to “It Don’t Mean a Thing if It Ain’t Got that Swing”, this concert will please listeners of all ages. The concert is free. Food vendors will be on site for dinner and refreshments, but picnic-style dinners and coolers are allowed as well.

Acworth: Taste of Acworth

Taste of Acworth presented by Superior Plumbing is coming to satisfy palates, quench your thirst, fulfill your need for music & entertainment and please the kids, all in one day! We are very excited to announce that you will be able to sample all Acworth restaurants have to offer on Saturday, October 12th from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM in beautiful downtown Acworth. Admission is FREE and samples may be purchased from 1 dollar up to 4 dollars.  We are expecting over 30 restaurants including Williamson Brothers BBQ, Bruster’s Ice Cream, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery, Pita Mediterranean Street Food, O’Charleys, Taste Jamaica, Copelands, Dogwood Terrace, and many more to tempt your taste buds and fill your senses.  There will be an enormous Kids Zone with interactive inflatables featuring the Slides, Euro Bungee Quad Jump, 24’ Rockwall, 120’ Roller Coaster Obstacle Course, and much more.

Visit our events calendar for more fun around town.