Its deep Hispanic roots find expression in some of Atlanta, Georgia’s most vibrant and spectacular festivals and events.
The 7th annual Fiesta Atlanta will take place on Sunday May 5 at Centennial Olympic Park in the heart of Atlanta from 10am to 7pm. Fiesta Atlanta is Atlanta’s premier Hispanic outdoor festival and the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the southeast.
Fiesta Atlanta features a daylong celebration of Latino culture and heritage, featuring continuous live musical performances on two stages by international and national recording artists. Mariachi music, Mexican folk dancing, a 5K race, youth soccer clinics and sponsor displays with free product samples, arts and crafts and authentic foods make Fiesta Atlanta a true multicultural celebration.
The 6th annual Fiesta Georgia is on Sunday, September 22 at the Georgia International Horse Park from 10am to 7pm. Fiesta Georgia is Georgia’s Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off celebration, featuring a daylong fiesta of Latino culture with continuous live musical performances on two stages by international, national and local recording artists.
Mariachi music, Mexican folk dancing, helicopter rides, youth soccer clinics, interactive sponsor displays with many free product samples, arts and crafts and authentic foods from several Latin-American countries all bring Fiestas Patrias to life at Fiesta Georgia.
The 4th annual Atlanta Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) will take place on Sunday, November 3 at Atlantic Station from 11am to 5pm. Atlanta Día de los Muertos is a long-established Mexican celebration that brings together family and friends to remember past friends and family members.
Atlanta Day of the Dead is an interactive, educational and cultural celebration of Mexican culture. The festival features live musical and cultural performances, traditional altars and activities for children, sponsor displays with free product samples, arts and crafts, and authentic food.
For more information about top events in Georgia take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Georgia.