Labor Day weekend in Atlanta is full of fun things to do. View the list below for the top events near transit to plan your car-free commute. On Monday, Sept. 7, MARTA will be on Sunday schedules and the system will be free to ride. Use the MARTA on the Go app for real-time train arrivals to make your commute easier.

Number 1Dragon Con

Dragon Con, Atlanta’s annual sci-fi and fantasy convention, brings downtown to life with costumes and parties. Don’t miss the parade on Saturday at 10 a.m. near the Peachtree Center and Civic Center stations.

Number 2Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

College football is back at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, Sept. 5 with the Auburn Tigers vs Louisville Cardinals. View free park and ride options at MARTA stations and available tickets if you still need to purchase one.

Number 3Atlanta Black Pride Weekend

From Sept. 3-7, head to Midtown for parties and a Piedmont Park festival for Black Pride Weekend. The festival is on Sunday and the 3rd Street block party is on Saturday closest to the North Avenue MARTA station.

Number 4AJC Decatur Book Festival

If the literary arts are more your style, the annual AJC Decatur Book Festival is Sept. 4-6 above the Decatur MARTA station. The festival includes author presentations, exhibits, live music and children’s area.

Looking for more things to do? View public swimming pools and parks near MARTA for family-friendly outings or view our recommended destinations for Monday, Sept. 7.