April 6, 2017
Blooming flowers, beautiful weather, chirping birds and a radiant shining sun aren’t all that spring has to offer. For residents in our North Atlanta communities, the season also brings some of Atlanta’s most fun filled Spring events to attend and enjoy. At Sharp Residential, we want to make sure our new home buyers don’t miss a beat as the beauty of the Spring season arrives, so here are some of our favorite local spring events to attend during the new season.
Roswell Azalea Fest
The month-long Roswell Azalea Festival is a Spring event definitely something to put on your to-do list this season. During the month of April, every day has a different event starting with an Art exhibit on the first and ending with the Azalea Festival Gala on the 30th. The Festival ends with an entertaining dance line performed by the Briefcase Brigade followed by a silent auction, dinner, and dancing, honoring of the Chattahoochee Nature center for their 40 years of environmental service.
81st Atlanta Dogwood Festival
When the Atlanta Dogwood Festival first started it was about making Atlanta known on an International scale and to this day the Festival brings people from all around the world! Atlanta’s dogwood festival has been the most popular spring event in Atlanta for 81 years! On April 7th – 9th, make your way down to Piedmont Park to celebrate the blooming of Georgia’s beautiful Dogwood trees. With things like live musical performances, several places to eat, and an artist market there’s something here for everyone to enjoy.
Taste of Forsyth
The City of Cumming presents the Taste of Forsyth. This free admission, rain or shine event will take place on April 15th at the Cumming Fairgrounds with things like food tasting, live music, a kids zone and a massive easter egg hunt with over 30,000 eggs to find. From 11 am to 5 pm the Cumming Fairgrounds will have everything a family could ask for on the day before Easter.
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza
Get a feel for what it’s like to be an artist in Atlanta at the Sandy Springs Artsapalooza. On April 15th and 16th enjoy artists from hundreds of different disciplines ready to show off their hard work. The festival will have over 150 arts and crafts participants, live music, interactive art stations and a children’s play area making this a perfect weekend getaway for families.
Alpharetta Farmers Market
Starting April 16th, the 2017 Alpharetta Farmers Market will be a great place to go for local farm fresh produce in North Atlanta. Since 2006 the Alpharetta Farmers market has been known for the makers of edible home goods, artisans, and southern food + veggie vendors. Local raw honey, homemade jellies, and yummy desserts are just some things that you’ll find yourself enjoying while attending this event. So make your way to their downtown Alpharetta location to support all of your local farmers and artisans.
Roswell Cycling Festival
End the month of April with the week long Roswell Cycling Festival. From April 22-30 you can enjoy several bike riding events through beautiful Roswell. After your riding adventures, enjoy after parties and beer tastings. There will also be kids riding and racing for kids ages 6+
Taste of Alpharetta
For the food lovers and connoisseurs, make plans now to feed your inner gourmet in one food filled night with more than 50 different restaurants. On May 4th, 2017, Downtown Alpharetta hosts the 27th Annual Taste of Alpharetta which delivers a sample showcase of delicious appetizers, desserts, and entrees from the amazing restaurants participating. Enjoy culinary demonstrations, culinary competitions, live music performances, and a fun zone for the kids. Admission is free and food tickets start at just $.50 a piece. Participating restaurants will charge between $1-3 per sample and with prices like that who can say “No”.