Looking for a list of ‘Don’t Miss’ Alpharetta events? Look here for ongoing and popular annual events in the Alpharetta area. Don’t miss these happenings!

Ongoing Events

Alpharetta Art in the Park at Brooke Street Park
Sept. 24-25
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.

Alpharetta Farmers Market
Open Saturday mornings at 8:30 am
Shop local at the Alpharetta Farmers Market featuring food vendors including produce, grass-fed meats, cheese baked goods and more.

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley
Remaining 2022 dates: August 25, September 22 and October 27
Stroll the streets, eat delicious food, listen to some great music and kick off the weekend a little early! Approximately six to eight food trucks will roll out amazing eats with seating available on the street.

Alpharetta Music City- Live Music Match
Music Match was created to bring original musicians to you to create a vibrant music scene year round in Alpharetta.

Avalon Nights Live
Fridays, April 8-October 21
Unwind after a long week with live music in The Plaza every Friday from 6PM to 8PM at Avalon Nights Live! Grab your friends and family and get ready to dance the night away.

Home by Dark at Brooke Street Park Concert Series
Bring a blanket and a picnic, and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups. Free admission.

Home by Dark Concerts at Union Hill Park
One weekend each month, May – October
The inaugural year of this new music series with Home by Dark at Union Hill Park will provide patrons an opportunity to purchase premier table seating for a premium musical experience under the covered pavilion nestled amongst the peaceful trees of the park. Admission ticket required

Annual Events

Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest
September 24, 2022
Downtown comes alive for this annual beer fest with great food and beverages for purchase. Bring your own chairs or tables available for purchase.

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Wire & Wood Alpharetta songwriters festival
October 7-8, 2022
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 2018 by the Southeast Tourism Society!

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Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon and 5K Race Presented by Altra
October 23, 2022
Pack your running shoes and join us for the Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5k. After crossing the finish line back at Avalon. All pre-registered race participants will receive an Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon 5K shirt, finisher medal, goodie bag and complimentary food and refreshments.

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Season of Celebration
First Three Fridays in December 2022
Come together to create special memories throughout the season with your family at this multi-day holiday extravaganza! Enjoy children’s activities, refreshments, photos with Santa and watch as 10,000 bulbs light up the city!

Friday, December 2
Mayor Gilvin will speak as we kick off the Season of Celebration with the lighting of the tree, and North Fulton Community Charities food drive.

Friday, December 9
Inviting kids off all ages to get photos with Santa. Bring your best singing voice as we enjoy community karaoke of everyone’s favorite holiday songs.

Friday, December 16
Pack your coziest blankets and chairs and head over to the Town Green to view a holiday movie while enjoying hot chocolate from our vendors.

Noon Year’s Eve
December 31, 2022
Kick off your New Year’s celebration early and come out to Avalon’s Noon Year’s Eve Party at The Hotel at Avalon! This family friendly event invites partygoers of all ages to ring in the new year with live music, face painting, crafts, and a countdown to Noon when a giant balloon drop will welcome in the New Year!

Alpharetta Restaurant Week
February 26-March 4, 2023
Alpharetta boasts an unbeatable lineup of top-notch culinary hot spots and Alpharetta Restaurant Week is the perfect time for patrons to try a new restaurant or revisit a favorite. Participating restaurants will offer a special dinner menu with multiple courses for $25-$50+ and many also offer similar lunch menus for $20-$35+ (beverage, tax and gratuity not included).

ShamRockin’ for a Cure
March 2023
ShamRockin’ for a Cure is an award-winning Party for a Purpose that has raised more than $2.9 million dollars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. We are back with live music, food & drinks from 30+ vendors, live & silent auctions, and more!

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Taste of Alpharetta
May 11, 2023
Mark your calendars to dine in Downtown Alpharetta at over 60 restaurants in one fun night. Sample delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts from the top chefs in town. Enjoy culinary demonstrations, activities for all ages and entertainment to please every palate. Admission is free, you may purchase food tickets on site. A Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event for 2017, 2018, 2019!

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Alpharetta Arts Streetfest
May, 2023
Alpharetta Arts Streetfest will feature more than 90 artists from across the U.S. Festival goers can stroll through the outdoor gallery, meet the artists and acquire a piece of original whimsical art.

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Savor the Boulevard
June, 2023
You’re invited to Avalon’s largest outdoor dinner party! Join us for Savor the Boulevard inviting guests from the community to enjoy an exquisite evening of dining al fresco on the Boulevard.

Alpharetta Wine Festival
June, 2023
Enjoy a relaxing and leisurely afternoon in Downtown Alpharetta. Sample wines from your favorite participating restaurants and businesses. Ticket holders will receive complimentary wine tastings and a commemorative glass.

4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2023
Pack a picnic and celebrate our great nation with your family under the stars. A brilliant display of fireworks at dusk! Come decked out in good ole’ red, white and blue!