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Events in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Boat Show - Featuring one of the largest displays of boats in the southeast, The Georgia World Congress Center will be 'filled to the gills' with fishing boats, sport cruisers, bow riders, pontoon boats, house boats, personal water craft and just about everything else you could imagine that's boating related.

Atlanta Dogwood Festival - Atlanta invites the world to attend her Dogwood Festival.The Festival produces many new events, including the International Dogwood Festival Juried Art Show, Old Fashioned Day in the Park with a hot air balloon race, a regatta at Lake Lanier, and home tours throughout several prominent residential areas.

Atlanta Film Festival - The Annual Atlanta Film Festival promises to be an exciting Viewing Event. Experience 9 Days of intense film viewing, where you can indulge in every type of cinema from the US & around the World. From famous Directors to Independent Filmmakers, more than 150 Works will showcase this ever-popular event.

Atlanta Jazz Festival - Considered one of the World's greatest Musical Celebrations, this annual jazz event always draws a couple of 100,000 people to listen to many well-known musicians.

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival - Good Old Fashion Family Fun. The Atlanta Fair is recognized in the industry as one of premier events that bring the same thrills, excitement, and sounds from their childhood to the city of Atlanta every March.

Fantasy In Lights at Callaway - Nestled amidst wooded landscape of Callaway Gardens, Fantasy In Lights is the Southeast's most spectacular holiday light and sound show with more than eight million twinkling lights celebrating the holiday season.

Peach Drop - This New Year's Eve extravaganza has been going strong since 1993. Each year the celebration of music, art, dance, drama and entertainment gets bigger and better, with live performances and huge crowds. A kickoff concert starts mid-afternoon in Midtown, and as dusk arrives, Peachtree Street becomes a stage for an amazing street festival. There is even a contest for individuals and groups with the most creative use of light, capped off by a fireworks show at midnight.

Georgia Marathon - The routes for the Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon travel through Metro Atlanta's most interesting and historic areas including the Sweet Auburn District, Inman Park, Decatur, Druid Hills, Virginia-Highlands. It passes the King Historic Site, Carter Center, four college campuses, and Piedmont Park.

Georgia National Fair - "The Georgia National Fair provides an atmosphere which encourages everyone to walk around, observe, and educate themselves about the varied aspects of agriculture, Georgia’s largest industry," said James E. Sutherland, chairman of the Georgia Agricultural Exposition Authority.

Georgia Shakespeare Festival - Georgia Shakespeare Festival presents plays and other great entertainment for the whole family. Take a step back in time to experience the art of Shakespeare.

Peach Bowl - Annually held in Atlanta, Georgia, this non BCS football game is the highest attended game. If you enjoy football, this is the place for you! Not only does Chick-fil-A focus on football, they also use the game as a way to raise money for charities, giving 3.47 million to scholarships and charities in the last six years.

Pumpkin Festival - Ride the Pumpkin Express Train, compete in the Pumpkin Pie Eating Contests, enjoy fall arts & crafts, pumpkin bowling, the South's Largest Talking Pumpkin Tree and much more.

Sweet Auburn SpringFest - Attracting more than 500,000 people, Sweet Auburn SpringFest is the largest street festival in the Southeast. It includes a Fantastic Fun Zone for the kids, a Technology Expo, an International Craft Marketplace, the Sweet Auburn Film Festival and more.