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AJC Decatur Book Festival

September 2-4
Location: City of Decatur
Address: 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
Venue: City of Decatur
www.decaturbookfestival.com

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival is an annual, free book festival that takes place over Labor Day weekend in Decatur, Georgia at several venues located in and around the downtown Decatur Square. Conceived in 2005 and launched in 2006, the festival brings more than 300 authors to Decatur for the holiday weekend.

Concerts on the Square

September 3, 10, 17, 24
Location: City of Decatur
Address: 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
Venue: City of Decatur
www.visitdecaturgeorgia.com

Enjoy live music on the Square with a variety of different musical styles.

Blue Sky Concerts

September 7, 14, 21, 28
Location: City of Decatur
Address: 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
Venue: City of Decatur
www.visitdecaturgeorgia.com

Take a lunch break and listen to some great live music on the Square in Decatur.

43rd Annual Yellow Daisy Festival

September 8-11
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

More than 400 artists and crafters from over 30 states will display their works for appreciation and purchase. This annual event is consistently voted one of the top five arts & crafts shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine, a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event and winner of multiple awards by the Southeast Festival and Events Association.

Pumpkin Festival

September 30 – October 30 (Fri., Sat., Sun.)
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

Come out and enjoy some cooler weather at Atlanta's favorite place to celebrate the fall season. Now in it's 9th year, Stone Mountain Park's annual Pumpkin Festival has become a family favorite with kids and parents alike. Throughout weekends in October enjoy attractions, entertainment, activities and fall decorations that are fun for all ages.

Tour of Southern Ghosts

October 13-16; 20-23; 27-30
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

Join the Atlanta family tradition and meet professional storytellers spinning their tales of famous (and not-so-famous) Southern Ghosts along the lantern-lit paths of the Antebellum Plantation grounds at Stone Mountain Park. "A Tour of Southern Ghosts" is held during the Halloween season so the stories are a little scary, many times humorous, but never too frightening and always appropriate for young children. 

Decatur Craft Beer Festival

October 15
Location: City of Decatur
Address: 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
Venue: City of Decatur
www.decaturbeerfestival.com

Enjoy a sampling of beers from around the world on the Square in the City of Decatur.

Scottish Festival & Highland Games

October 15-16
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

Each year thousands of Scots (even those that wish to be 'Scot for the Day') from around the world will don their family tartans and gather to greet old friends and make new ones too. Come and enjoy the Highland Athletic events, Highland Dancing, Piping and Drumming, Scottish Harping. Participate in the Scottish Country Dancing demonstrations, Kirking of the Tartans, Clan Challenge Athletic events and the Parade of Tartans.

Country Living Fair

October 21-23
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

See the pages of Country Living magazine come to life featuring antiques, artisans, gifts, home décor, jewelry and more from Country Living editors, contributors, and special guests.

Wine Tasting Festival

November 5
Location: City of Decatur
Address: 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
Venue: City of Decatur
www.decaturwinefestival.com

Taste a variety of wines from around the world while enjoying live music on the Square in the City of Decatur.

Indian Festival & Pow Wow

November 3-6
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

Bring your family to experience the energy and color of the largest Native American gathering in Georgia.  Held at Stone Mountain Park’s historic Antebellum Plantation, the event showcases Native American culture through dance, music, authentic craft demonstrations, cooking traditions, storytelling, wildlife presentations and more.

A Stone Mountain Christmas

November 12 – December 31(on select days)
Location: Stone Mountain Park
Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Venue: Stone Mountain Park
www.stonemountainpark.com

Light up your family holidays with the glow of more than two million lights, more than a dozen performances and activities at Atlanta's most heartwarming Christmas celebration.

Decatur Holiday Candlelight Tour of Homes

December 2 & 3
Location: City of Decatur
Address: 101 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
Venue: City of Decatur
www.decaturtourofhomes.com

Take a tour of some of the most unique and beautifully decorated homes in the City of Decatur.

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