Don’t Miss Events

Ongoing Events

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Open Saturday mornings at 8:30 a.m. April 15, 2017 through October 28, 2017

Shop local at the Alpharetta Farmers Market featuring food vendors including produce, grass-fed meats, cheese baked goods and more.
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Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Every Thursday from 5 – 9 p.m. April 13 through October 19

Feast on the street every Thursday evening at Alpharetta Food Truck Alley! This weekly gathering will have a variety of 6-8 rotating food trucks and music each week. Stroll the streets, eat delicious food, listen to some great music and kick off the weekend a little early!
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Alpharetta Art in the Park

One Saturday each month, May through September

Look for artists at work creating masterpieces right before your eyes at this outdoor market under the trees that attracts art lovers and exhibitors from all over the Atlanta area. Combine this with the Alpharetta’s Saturday morning Farmers Market to create a fun filled weekend.
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Annual Events


4th of July Celebration

Pack a picnic and celebrate our great nation with your family under the stars. Children’s activities, concerts and a brilliant display of fireworks at dusk! Come decked out in good ole’ red, white and blue!

July 4, 2017

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Old Soldiers Day Parade & Road Race

Alpharetta has been honoring war veterans for over 50 years! In tribute to the devoted, the city hosts a 8K road race followed by a parade with floats, marching bands, military units, classic cars, clowns, music and candy! Free hot dogs, soft drinks and children’s activities at parade finish.

August 5, 2017
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Touch a Truck

Spark your children’s curiosity! They can see, touch and explore a fire truck, dump truck, school bus, 18-wheeler, limo, police vehicles and more! This free event includes animal balloons, face painting and inflatables.

August 19, 2017

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Mayor’s Corporate Challenge

The Mayor’s Corporate Challenge is supported by The Rotary Club of Alpharetta, the City of Alpharetta and Mayor David Belle Isle. The race will begin/end at the new city hall.

August 24, 2017
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European Market

Feel like you’re a world away in Downtown Alpharetta at this market of vintage home furnishings and decor, art, handmade jewelry, fashion clothing and accessories, garden, objects d’art artisan foods and produce.

Take a break from shopping and watch the UGA game at the Grilling & Gridiron event in downtown Alpharetta.

September 16-17, 2017
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IronKids Triathlon

Swim, bike, run competition for ages 6-15 with an emphasis on fitness and fun. One of only 24 competitions nationwide and the largest kids triathlon in the country!

Returning in 2018

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Scarecrow Harvest

Over 100 scarecrows stand tall and proud along the streets of downtown Alpharetta, inspiring fall spirit! A family street party that continues into the night offers a farmer’s market, groovy music, free hayrides, quirky face painting, artsy activities and delicious food.

September 30, 2017

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Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest

Downtown comes alive for this annual beer fest with great food and beverages for purchase. Bring your own chairs or tables available for purchase.

September 30, 2017

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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. 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!

October 6-7, 2017
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Christmas Tree Lighting

Come together to create special memories with your family at this holiday extravaganza! Enjoy children’s activities, refreshments, photos with Santa and watch as 10,000 bulbs light!

December 2017
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ShamRockin’ for a Cure

Party with a Purpose: St. Patrick’s Day has never been this much fun, and felt this good!

March 2018
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Taste of Alpharetta

Join us at the Southeast’s premier dining festival attracting over 50,000 festival-goers each year! Satisfy your taste buds with specialties from more than 60 restaurants. Expect cooking demonstrations, chef competitions, three entertainment stages, art exhibits and a Kids Korner! A Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event for 2017!

May 2018

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Alpharetta Arts Streetfest

Celebrate the arts at one of the city’s most popular events! The streets of downtown will be closed as nearly 100 artists, musicians and performers from throughout the U.S. are showcased.

May 2018
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Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest

Downtown comes alive for this annual beer fest with great food and beverages for purchase. Bring your own chairs or tables available for purchase.

June 2018

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Youth Fishing Derby

Children cast their lines and cross their fingers! There’s nothing like feeling a sense of accomplishment. Prizes for longest fish and most fish caught. Bring fishing gear and bait. Free event but pre-registration required.

June 2018
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