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As the cultural hub of the south, Atlanta always has something to celebrate! Commemorating historical milestones, appreciating the arts, and of course enjoying authentic Southern cuisine, are all just a few things you can enjoy at one of the many Atlanta festivals held throughout the year.


From lectures and exhibits to concerts and art, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (third Monday of January) and Black History Month (every February) give visitors numerous reasons to celebrate Atlanta's history, heritage and rich civil rights legacy.


Originating from a showcase of blooming trees and accomplished artists, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival has evolved into one of the largest events in the Southeast. Staged every April, you'll find the country's best painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry makers, glass blowers, and other artists.


Eat, drink, and enjoy all that's Southern at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. Join award-winning chefs, sommeliers, beverage innovators, and industry experts on a culinary journey through the food and beverage traditions of the South every May in Midtown, Atlanta.


Fourth of July in Atlanta offers a host of traditional activities through which visitors and residents alike can celebrate the nation's birthday! Along with a burgeoning slate of barbecue and concert options, fireworks remain the marquee attraction on Independence Day, and Atlanta offers no shortage of locales that wow.