Shaky Knees Festival Atlanta

MARTA to the Shaky Knees Festival

The Shaky Knees Festival is a multiple-day music event that takes place in Central Park near the Civic Center and North Avenue MARTA stations on the red and gold lines. You can walk to the festival in 10 or 20 minutes depending on the station you use, ride a bus or rent an e-scooter or bike to the … Continue reading MARTA to the Shaky Knees Festival

Atlanta Kite Festival

MARTA to the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo

The Atlanta World Kite Festival promotes family fun each year with kite flying in Piedmont Park. If you've never flown a kite before, you can learn here. The festival also includes a kid zone, pumpkin decorating area, costume contest, music, food and artist market. The closest MARTA station to the festival is the Midtown MARTA … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo

Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival

MARTA to the Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

The Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival takes place in the Old Fourth Ward Park next to Ponce City Market. The festival includes an artist market, children's area, live music and food vendors.  The closest MARTA station is the North Avenue MARTA station on the red/gold line. From there, board bus 2  or 102 and exit at … Continue reading MARTA to the Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

MARTA to the Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts

The Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts is a June event that takes place in the Peachtree Hills neighborhood in Buckhead. The festival features local art, live music and food trucks. The closest MARTA station to the event is the Lindbergh Center MARTA station, which is less than a 15-minute walk away. Take the Main Street … Continue reading MARTA to the Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts

MARTA to the Brookhaven Beer Fest

The Brookhaven Beer Fest is a yearly event in June, conveniently located next to the Brookhaven MARTA station. Tickets are required and the admission price includes unlimited beer tastings. Food and live music are also part of the festivities. There are several options for getting to the festival on MARTA: Train Take a gold line … Continue reading MARTA to the Brookhaven Beer Fest

MARTA to the Sandy Springs Festival

The Sandy Springs Festival has been ongoing for over 20 years, and attendees can enjoy an artist market, live music, petting zoo, pet parade, 5k/10k and more.  It takes place at Heritage Green, 6075 Sandy Springs Circle, Sandy Springs, GA, closest to the Dunwoody MARTA Station on the red rail line. To get to the Dunwoody … Continue reading MARTA to the Sandy Springs Festival

MARTA to the Peachtree Latino Festival

The Peachtree Latino Festival is an annual event in Piedmont Park. The event features live Latin music, dancing, art and vendor booths and a children's play area. The Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail line is closest to the park. From Midtown, walk east on 10th Street toward Peachtree Street for about four blocks or 15 minutes. … Continue reading MARTA to the Peachtree Latino Festival

Summer Shade Festival

MARTA to the Summer Shade Festival

The Grant Park Summer Shade Festival takes place every year at the end of August. There is a large artist market, food, live music, 5K and kids zone. For additional family fun, Zoo Atlanta is also in the park if you want to combine destinations into one trip. The closest MARTA station to the festival … Continue reading MARTA to the Summer Shade Festival

Taste of the Highlands Atlanta

MARTA to A Taste of the Highlands

Virginia Highland is a popular Atlanta neighborhood that hosts A Taste of the Highlands each year in May at John Howell Park.  Food samples from the area restaurants and drinks are included in the ticket price.  Students rates are available and tickets go up if you purchase the day of the event. MARTA bus 36 travels … Continue reading MARTA to A Taste of the Highlands

Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest Atlanta

MARTA to the Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest

The Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest is a yearly outdoor block party that features two days of live music and oysters near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold line. It's an easy commute, just keep in mind that trains are every 20 minutes on the weekend, so use the MARTA on the Go app or … Continue reading MARTA to the Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest

MARTA to the Beer Carnival

Atlantic Station hosts the Atlanta Beer Carnival each year, with beer samples, DJs, carnival games and food from local restaurants all part of the fun. The closest MARTA station is the Arts Center MARTA Station on the red/gold rail line. It is about a 15 minute walk (take the West Peachtree Street exit out of the station … Continue reading MARTA to the Beer Carnival

Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival

MARTA to the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

The Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival is a yearly event at Atlantic Station that features unlimited sampling of bourbon and beer with admission in late February or early March. Food, primarily BBQ, is available at an additional cost. The closest MARTA station to the festival is the Arts Center MARTA station on the red/gold rail line. … Continue reading MARTA to the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

Atlanta Winter Beer Fest

MARTA to the Atlanta Winter Beer Fest

The Atlanta Winter Beer Fest is an annual winter festival that takes place behind Atlantic Station. You can walk, ride a free shuttle or connect with a MARTA bus at the Arts Center MARTA station to reach the event. View directions below. Shuttle + Walking Directions At the Arts Center MARTA station, follow signs pointing to … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Winter Beer Fest

Chick-fil-A Bowl Parade

MARTA to the Chick-fil-A Bowl Parade

The Chick-fil-A Bowl Parade takes place Dec. 31 in downtown Atlanta above the Peachtree Center MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. All station exits will take you to street level where you can view the start of the parade. If you are traveling from the blue or green rail line, exit at the … Continue reading MARTA to the Chick-fil-A Bowl Parade

Children's Christmas Parade Atlanta

MARTA to the Atlanta Christmas Parade

The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Christmas Parade takes place in December with floats, giant balloons, marching bands and the arrival of Santa on Peachtree Street. Breakfast with Santa and bleacher seats are also available for a fee. There are three MARTA stations (all on the red and gold lines) that provide easy access to the … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Christmas Parade

MARTA to the Chastain Park Arts Festival

An annual festival in November, the Chastain Park Arts Festival features over 200 artists, live acoustic music, local food, food trucks and a children's area.  The festival benefits "Livable Buckhead", which develops  and maintains  greenspace, as well as a scholarship fund for local artists administered by the Georgia Foundation for Public Spaces. Chastain Park is … Continue reading MARTA to the Chastain Park Arts Festival

Taste of Atlanta

MARTA to Taste of Atlanta

Taste of Atlanta is an annual fall event showcasing Atlanta chefs and restaurants in the Historic Fourth Ward Park. You can choose from several different MARTA stations and commute options to reach the event, although it is not in easy walking distance of a rail station. Note that admission tickets are required, and includes coupons … Continue reading MARTA to Taste of Atlanta

MARTA to the Wheelbarrow Festival

The Wheelbarrow Festival is hosted yearly by the Reynoldstown neighborhood.  Located just south of Little Five Points in the Lang-Carson Park, the festival is family-friendly and features live music, food and art. The closest MARTA station is the Inman Park Station on the blue/green rail line.  If coming from Five Points, board an Eastbound train … Continue reading MARTA to the Wheelbarrow Festival

Decatur Book Festival

MARTA to the Decatur Book Festival

The AJC Decatur Book Festival takes place every year over Labor Day weekend in Downtown Decatur.  It is an easy commute on MARTA, with most events, including author presentations, taking place above the Decatur MARTA station on the blue line. If you are starting on the red or gold line, transfer at Five Points to … Continue reading MARTA to the Decatur Book Festival

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

MARTA to the Atlanta Arts Festival

The Atlanta Arts Festival takes place in Piedmont Park on the second weekend after Labor Day. The festival features an artist market, live music and food around the active oval near 14th Street and Piedmont Avenue. The nearest MARTA stations are Arts Center and Midtown on the red/gold rail line. From Arts Center The Arts … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Arts Festival