Upcoming Events

DeKalb is home to year-round festivals. We have something for everyone.

The Heart of South DeKalb Festival

Make plans to join Commissioner Larry Johnson and the residents of District 3 as we enjoy and celebrate the many cultural experiences of DeKalb. Family fun and games, parade, vendors, food trucks and more all day long. Come and explore the International Children's Village and The Parade of Nations.

Friday, Sept. 28th: A Night under the Stars @ Rainbow Park (6 p.m.)
Saturday, Sept. 29th: Parade of Nations and Festival (8 a.m.)

Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr., Decatur, GA 30034



Atlanta Greek Festival

For over four decades, the Greek Orthodox Church has opened its doors to host one of Atlanta’s landmark cultural events, The Atlanta Greek Festival. This signature celebration welcomes you with philoxenia and kefi. Come experience the warm hospitality, exuberant dancing, sumptuous wines, unique artisan jewelry and apparel, rich history, and some of the most delicious food in Atlanta.


Sept, 29th & 30th

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 2500 Clairmont Road, Atlanta, GA



Stonecrest Fest

The 2nd Annual Stonecrest Fest will feature live entertainment, food & merchandise, car & bike show and more on Saturday, October 6th.  Activities will be happening October 1st - October 6th throughout the city.

October 1-6

8010 Mall Road, Stonecrest, GA 30038




Taste of Chamblee

The 11th annual Taste of Chamblee returns with cuisines that range from Mexican to Italian and celebrate the diverse restaurant community in Chamblee. In addition to amazing food, the event will feature the SEC college football games on two giant LED screens and a family friendly kid zone.

October 6

Downtown Chamblee, at the corner of Peachtree and Broad.




Taste of Tucker

For the ninth consecutive year, Main Street Tucker will be packed with people ready to taste delicous food samplings from over 25 of the best restaurants around, featuring over 60 speciality dishes.

 October 6

Main Street Tucker




Pine LakeFest

Now going into its 18th year, this quirky festival by the lake features over 40 artists as well as over 12 live bands. Don't miss FLOATZILLA, a floating parade that has become an annual tradition.

October 6 - 7

Lakeshore Drive, Pine Lake




Africa Umoja - The Spirit of Togetherness

In celebration of the 100th Birthday of Nelson Mandela. The Spirit of Togetherness is a two-hour explosion of song and dance performed for Kings, Presidents and members of the public in over 50 countries worldwide. It is easy to understand how Africa Umoja packed theatres around the world over the years. This is musical theatre at its exhilarating best.

Experience true Africa, Watch dances that have been performed for hundreds of years. The Venda Snake Dance and the fury of the Traditional Zulu tribal dancing. Relive the energy of Sophiatown, infused with passionate voices as they tell their story. Live the adventure of the gold miners and their intense gumboot dancing that narrates some of the history of South Africa.

October 30th – November 8th 

Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center, 3181 Rainbow Dr., Decatur, GA 30034