Stay up to date on events and things to do in Atlanta in March. Whether you’re into live music, food and wine, sports or family-friendly entertainment, Atlanta events offer non-stop fun for everyone! And also this month is St. Patrick’s Day so we have a lot of events in the city! Check it out!
Begin with wine and appetizers, help the chef prepare authentic dishes of Argentina, and then dine with dessert and wine during $85 Global Cooking & Wine Pairing Series: Authentic Argentina at Vino Venue in Dunwoody.
March 6th – March 8th – Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention
Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention features live tattooing, sideshows, and entertainment at Atlanta Convention Center.
March 6th – March 8th – Atlanta’s Tiki Weekend
Dress Hawaiian for Atlanta’s Tiki Weekend, a $92 event that includes ukulele music, a tiki bar tour, classes, contests, panel discussions, entertainment, and vendors at Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.
March 6th – March 21st – Atlanta Science Festival
Atlanta Science Festival has 150 events, hands-on activities, performances, presentations, and facility tours in dozens of locations to celebrate local science and technology. The giant Exploration Expo is March 21 in Piedmont Park.
March 7th – Atlanta Brunch Festival
A ticket to Atlanta Brunch Festival includes bottomless drinks (beer, wine, vodka drinks, and mimosas). Buy $3 bites from 48 restaurants, and hear music from a DJ and a pop tribute band at Atlanta Brunch Festival at Atlantic Station for age 21+. No pets.
March 7th – The Guthman Musical Instrument Competition
Watch inventors play new musical instruments they designed and talk about how they work at The Guthman Musical Instrument Competition at Ferst Center for the Arts. Free tickets for all ages.
March 7th – Irish Lights St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Irish Lights St. Patrick’s Day Festival is an all-day party featuring the band “Irish Lights” plus multiple areas of entertainment with DJs spinning “tropical house, EDM, deep house, progressive house, pop n rock, and open format music” outside Park Tavern for age 21+.
March 8th – KidFitStrong Fitness Challenge
You and your kids age 3+ can take the KidFitStrong Fitness Challenge, which includes 10 fitness stations (sprinting, push ups, wall crawls, hurdles, jumping jacks, sit ups, climbing, tunnel crawls) in Piedmont Park. Free except for “Xtreme rides” like Bumper Balls.
March 8th – April 26th – Jazz Age Jeopardy
Jazz Age Jeopardy is a whodunit set in the 1920s, with a buffet-style dinner and audience participation solving a crime at 675 Metropolitan Parkway SW.
March 12th – March 15th – Atlanta Jewish Music Festival
Atlanta Jewish Music Festival includes jazz, sacred, folk, orchestral, kids’, and rock ’n’ roll music.
March 13th – March 15th – St. Patrick’s Day bar events
These events usually include drink specials and party souvenirs, with no cover charges at multiple bars.
- March 13 – Green Mile Block Party in Midtown
- March 14 – Atlanta Luckyfest at Park Tavern
- March 14 – Lucky Leprechaun in Buckhead
- March 15 – Kegs and Eggs in Virginia Highland
March 13th – March 15th – American Craft Show
Find 250 contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home-decor artists at the American Craft Show at Cobb Galleria Center.
March 14th – Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade
The Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade has 2,000 dancers, musicians, and Irish enthusiasts, plus giant balloons, floats, and marching bands in Midtown going south on Peachtree Street (from 15th St. NE to 5th St. NE).
March 14th – Paddyfest
Crescent Avenue is blocked off for Paddyfest outside Rí Rá Irish Pub, which promises five bands, DJs, Irish dancers, bars, and a beer truck. Must be age 21+ after 2 p.m.
March 14th – St. Patrick’s Day at Pontoon Brewing
A ticket to St. Patrick’s Day at Pontoon Brewing includes five beer tickets and party favors at Pontoon Brewing in Sandy Springs, with a band, games, and food trucks. Kids free.
March 14th – MacFestivus
Family-friendly MacFestivus includes live music, Irish dancers, bagpipers, a beer truck, and family activities on Canton Street near Mac McGee, Roswell. Free admission.
March 14th – Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest
Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest offers tastes of 350 craft beers, local restaurant food for sale, games, and live music at Suwanee Town Center Park for age 21+.
March 14th – Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race
Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race is a walk or run (10K, 5K, and kids’ 1K) with a “vendor village, entertainment, and food” beginning at Atlantic Station.
March 14th – For the Love of Paws
A $200 ticket to the party For the Love of Paws includes a seated meal, an open bar, a live band, and dancing at Grand Hyatt Atlanta In Buckhead, to support pet rescue.
March 14th – Jazz at Sunset
Hear music ranging from traditional and modern jazz to soul during Jazz at Sunset, performed by Songstress Sugar Lips, Thallas Amie, John Kendall, and The Billy Gee Trio at Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center in Decatur.
March 14th – March 15th – Smyrna St. Patrick’s Day Fest
Smyrna St. Patrick’s Day Fest promises live music, carnival games, bars, and food for sale in and around Atkins Park Tavern in Smyrna. The fountain is dyed green Saturday at 5 p.m. Children younger than age 13 are free.
March 14th – March 15th – Professional Bull Riders
Professional Bull Riders compete to see who can last the longest atop a bucking bull at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth.
March 14th – March 15th – Forsythia Festival
Forsythia Festival features 100 juried arts-and-crafts vendors, live entertainment, a children’s area, and a 5K in Forsyth. No pets. Free entrance.
March 14th – March 16th – St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Event
St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Event has bars, live music, and Irish dancers on the lot at Buckhead Avenue NE & N. Fulton Drive for age 21+.
March 15th – Rescue Dog Games
Rescue Dog Games is “an interactive, fun field day of silly and competitive games for dogs and their humans” plus pet vendors, a dog costume contest with a St. Patrick’s Day theme, adoptable dogs, beer, and food at Piedmont Park. Free.
March 15th – Doggie Dash & 5K
Doggie Dash & 5K begins and ends at the Magnolia Hall in Piedmont Park, with a one-mile version for puppies. The 5K event has awards in age divisions for both men and women. You are also welcome without a dog.
March 15th – The Bloody Mary Festival
A ticket to The Bloody Mary Festival includes unlimited tastes of creative bloody marys, craft spirits, and artisan food samples at The Fairmont for age 21+.
March 15th – Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
The stars of NASCAR race 500 miles in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
March 20th – Sips Under the Sea
Adults can wander Georgia Aquarium enjoying DJ music, dancing, finger food, and cocktails from full service bars during Sips Under the Sea for age 21+. Tickets are sold only online.
March 20th – March 21st – Chocolate and Art Show
The Chocolate and Art Show features artists, live body painting, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate at The B Complex for age 21+.
March 20th – March 22nd – Coppélia Ballet
The Georgia Ballet performs Coppélia, a playful story about an inventor and his life-sized doll that wreaks havoc on an unsuspecting couple, at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta.
March 21st – Pub Crawl on the BeltLine
A ticket to Pub Crawl on the BeltLine includes five drinks and food discounts at a dozen venues.
March 21st – Shamrockin’ for a Cure
Your ticket to Shamrockin’ for a Cure includes food, drinks, live music, dancing, and a charity auction at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta.
March 21st – Roswell Beer Festival
Roswell Beer Festival promises 400 beers, restaurant food, and local bands at Roswell Town Square.
March 21st – Indie Green Festival
“Discover diverse vegan and plant-based cuisine while shopping with local artisans” at the Indie Green Festival, which also has guest speakers, vendors, and a kids’ zone in Roswell. Free entrance.
March 21st – WelshFest
WelshFest has Welsh music, stories, craft, vendors, a bike ride, a kids’ area, and a kilt contest in tiny Rockmart. Free entrance.
March 21st – Atlanta Holi
Your ticket to Atlanta Holi includes a packet of colored powder to throw in the air to celebrate spring in the baseball field at Shakerag Park, with food for sale and a DJ playing Bollywood dance music.
March 21st – March 22nd – Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival features 300 arts & crafts booths, international music and dance, food vendors, and a children’s area at the Georgia International Horse Park. Free except parking.
March 21st – March 29th – ATL Airport District Restaurant Week
Get a special deal on a lunch or dinner meal at a dozen restaurants during ATL Airport District Restaurant Week in East Point, College Park, and Hapeville.
March 22nd – Atlanta Fermentation Festival
Family-friendly Atlanta Fermentation Festival offers fermented products from dozens of producers, educational talks and demonstrations, seasonal kombucha on tap, and a libation lounge at Cultured South Fermentation Co. Free entrance.
March 23rd – March 29th – Inman Park Restaurant Week
Get a special deal on a three-course fixed-price meal at a dozen restaurants during Inman Park Restaurant Week in Inman Park.
March 26th – Cheers for Change
Eat, drink, hear live music, and bid in a live auction to help the homeless at Cheers for Change at Pour Taproom.
March 26th – March 29th – Cinema Italy Atlanta
Cinema Italy Atlanta screens six new Italian films at the Plaza Theatre.
March 27th – The Atlanta Pancakes & Booze Art Show
The Atlanta Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a traveling exhibition of 300 artists, with pancakes, live music, body painting, and multimedia displays at GA Freight Depot for age 21+.
March 27th – April 5th – International Cherry Blossom Festival
International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon includes 75 events, arts & crafts vendors, concerts, food trucks, a parade, parties, and Macon’s 350,000 flowering cherry trees.
March 28th – The Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival
The Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival has carnival rides, games, beer, and food for sale outside Dad’s Garage Theatre for age 21+.
March 28th – Edgewood Mac and Cheese Festival
A ticket to Edgewood Mac and Cheese Festival gets you unlimited samples of mac & cheese from local restaurants, with music by local bands on Arkwright Place (from Vannoy Street SE to Whitefoord Avenue SE). No pets.
March 28th – Slingin’ Wings Festival
Slingin’ Wings Festival promises restaurant food, a beer garden, and live local music at City Springs in Sandy Springs.
March 28th – MuddBuggs & Music
Family friendly MuddBuggs & Music promises “the freshest, most delicious crawfish,” other food options, live music, kids’ activities, lawn games, and a beer garden at Duluth Town Green.
March 28th – March 29th – Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival
Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival has arts and crafts vendors, family activities, live music, a Saturday car show, and a Sunday pet parade and pet costume contest at Blackburn Park. Free entrance.
March 28th – March 29th – Wing & Rock Fest
Wing & Rock Fest offers chicken wings from local restaurants, an eating contest, live music, arts and crafts vendors, and a kids’ zone at Etowah River Park in Canton. Free entrance.
March 29th – Indie Craft Experience Spring Market
Indie Craft Experience Spring Marketfeatures 65 curated vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, decor, home goods, and food at Yaarab Shrine. Children age 12 and younger are free.
March 29th – The Georgia Cup
Watch the top U.S. and top British amateur golfers compete in The Georgia Cup at The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta. Free, with food & drink for sale.
Which one you are more excited to go? Tell me in the comments!