Don’t Miss Events

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
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.

Alpharetta Farmers Market

Open Saturday mornings at 8:30 a.m. April 13 through October 26, 2019

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

Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Every Thursday from 5 – 9 p.m. May 9 through October 10, 2019

Enjoy 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!

Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series

Bringing music and fun to life, Saturdays from May to September. Bring a blanket and a picnic, and enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups.

Annual Events

Mayor’s Corporate Challenge
August 22, 2019

Come out for the annual running of The Mayor’s Corporate Challenge, hosted by the Rotary Club of Alpharetta, LexisNexis and the City of Alpharetta.

Touch a Truck
September 14, 2019

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.

IronKids Triathlon
September 15, 2019

Swim, bike, run competition for ages 6-15 with an emphasis on fitness and fun.

European Market
September 21-22, 2019

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.

Alpharetta Brew Moon Fall Fest
September 28, 2019

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

Scarecrow Harvest
October 5, 2019

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.

Atlanta International Night Market
October 4-6, 2019

Join the largest and most diverse NIGHT MARKET in the United States! With more than 75 nationalities represented in Metro Atlanta, this event showcases one of the greatest international communities in the world!

Wire & Wood Alpharetta Music Festival
October 11-12, 2019

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!

Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon and 5K Race
November 2- 3, 2019

Pack your running shoes and join us for the Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5k. This women’s only half marathon & 5k will showcase a prize purse for the top female finishers in the half marathon.

Season of Celebration
December 6, 2019

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!

Noon Year’s Eve
December 31, 2019

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!

ShamRockin’ for a Cure
March 2020

Party with a Purpose: St. Patrick’s Day has never been this much fun, and felt this good! Selected as one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeast Tourism Society!

Taste of Alpharetta
May 7, 2020

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!

Celebrate Freedom Rodeo
May 8-9, 2020

Come enjoy the Celebrate Freedom Rodeo in downtown Alpharetta’s Wills Park Equestrian Center Enjoy festival food, bbq, funnel cakes, vendors, kids activities and more.

Alpharetta Arts Streetfest
May 2020

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.

Savor the Boulevard
June 2020

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 Brew Moon Fest
June 2020

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


4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2020

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!