Friday, May 10 • 9 p.m. • Downtown Decatur Celebrate the arts and the start of summer at the Decatur Lantern Parade. Gather at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Ave. after 8 pm, then parade to the downtown square along with the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble. Make your own lantern at home or . . . Read More
Friday, May 24 | decaturartsfestival.com Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be on sale at East Court Square. Visit the Decatur Arts Festival website for more information.
Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 and 26 | decaturartsfestival.com Downtown Decatur comes alive on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Decatur Arts Festival. The festival takes over downtown, extending from the Decatur Recreation Center to the downtown square, including East and West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clairemont Avenue and the Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott . . . Read More
The Book As Art: Wonders August 9–September 27 Open from 2-6 pm daily The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga. A book begins as a small mass of material, formed and pressed into life by ideas, words, and machines. A concept becomes thought, becomes word, becomes book, becomes sculpture. From . . . Read More
Sunday, Sept. 22 • 2-6 pm Arts event at Harmony Park in the heart of Oakhurst Village. Calling all students! Apply by August 15. Artist application (PDF) | Band-application (PDF) Pay for booth fees online here: Registration Processing Fee $5.00 USDBooth Fee $10.00 USD This wildly popular one-day arts event has been embraced by local . . . Read More
Saturday, October 12 • 12-6 p.m. | oakhurstporchfest.org Porchfest, the ultimate grassroots music festival, is an afternoon when porches all over the neighborhood become stages and people meander from yard to yard, listening, hanging out and connecting with their neighbors. It’s the largest organic, free-range, crowd-sourced music festival in Georgia, and is what Georgia’s music tourism bureau called “very likely . . . Read More
Nov. 9 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. On the square in Downtown Decatur Rain or Shine Taste wines from around the globe, sample delicious food from Decatur-area restaurants, and enjoy tunes at metro Atlanta’s largest outdoor wine festival. Proceeds benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance, which produces the Decatur Arts Festival and many other arts events, free to . . . Read More
“Three Taverns Walk into a Bar…” April Fools Comedy Night at Three Taverns Monday, April 1, 2019 | 7 + 9 pm | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St. | $25 Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers. The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host a night of local joking. Choose . . . Read More