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Special Events 2019

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There's a festival for that!

Decatur invites you to enjoy our year-round calendar of concerts, festivals, special events and community projects.

January

Run with the Dogs 5K
Jan. 12 
rwtd5k.com

MLK Service Project
Jan. 19-21
mlkserviceproject.com 

State of the City Address
Jan. 29, 5-7 pm

February

Black History Month Celebration
at Eddie's Attic
Date and time TBA

Love Run 5K
Feb. 23
active.com

March

Mardi Gras Parade
March 2, 1-6 pm
meadrdmardigras.org 

Oakhurst Wine Crawl
Date TBD, 4-7 pm
oakhurstga.org/ona/events

Tour deCatur 5K
March 9
decatureducationfoundation.org

Touch-A-Truck
Saturday, March 23
(Rain date TBD)
beactivedecatur.com
  

April

Jazz Nights at
Scottish Rite
April 4, 11, 18, 25
Thursdays at 7 pm, free.
oakhurstjazznights.com

Easter Egg Hunt 
Saturday, April 13
decaturdba.com

Amplify My Community Concert
Saturday, April 13
amplifydecatur.org

Beat the Street for Little Feet 5K
April 20
oakhurstcoop.com/beat-the-street/

May

Concerts on the Square
May 4, 11, 18, 25
Saturdays at 7 pm, free.
decaturdba.com

Blue Sky Concerts
May 1, 15
On the square
Wednesdays at noon, free.
decaturdba.com 

Decatur Lantern Parade
Friday, May 10
decatureducationfoundation.org

Three Taverns 5K
May 18
threetavernsbrewery.com

Decatur Arts Festival
Memorial Day Weekend
May 24-26 and throughout the month
Poster Unveiling, Decatur Civic Chorus
Concert, Fine Arts Exhibition, ArtWalk,
Artists Market, Children's Festival

decaturartsfestival.com

June

Decatur Arts Festival
Fine Arts Exhibition Last Call

Agnes Scott College Dalton Gallery
Sunday, June 16
decaturartsfestival.com

Decatur Beach Party
Friday, June 21
On the square
decaturdba.com

July 

Pied Piper Parade, Concert and 
Fireworks 

Thursday, July 4 

(Fireworks rain date Sept. 28) 

August

BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival
Saturday, Aug. 10
Harmony Park in Oakhurst
decaturbbqfestival.com

September

AJC Decatur Book Festival
Labor Day Weekend
Aug. 31-Sept. 1
decaturbookfestival.com

Jazz Nights at Scottish Rite
Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26
Thursdays at 7 pm, free.
oakhurstjazznights.com

Concerts on the Square
Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28
Saturdays at 7 pm, free.
decaturdba.com

Blue Sky Concerts
Sept. 4, 18
On the square
Wednesdays at noon, free.
decaturdba.com

YEA! Event for 
Young Emerging Artists
Sunday, Sept. 22
decaturartsalliance.org

West Ponce Music Stroll
Saturday, Sept. 28
West Ponce de Leon Avenue, noon-8 pm
gowestponce.com

October

Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby
Saturday, Oct. 5 
madisonavesoapboxderby.org

Oakhurst Porchfest
Saturday, Oct. 12
Throughout Oakhurst, noon-6 pm
oakhurstporchfest.org

Decatur Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, Oct. 19
On the square
decaturbeerfestival.com

Haints & Saints
Homegrown Halloween Parade

Saturday, Oct. 26
decaturhalloweenparade.com
 

November

Decatur Wine Festival
Saturday, Nov. 9
On the square
decaturwinefestival.com

Run for Justice 5K
Nov. 9
runforjustice.org

Terrific Thursdays
Nov. 7, 14, 21
Click for details

Small Business Saturday and
Santa on the Square

Nov. 30
Gift wrapping, special deals,
Santa and more
decaturdba.com

December

Terrific Thursdays
Dec. 5, 12, 19
Click for details

Tree Lighting
Thursday, Dec. 5 
On the square

Bonfire/Marshmallow Roast
Thursday, Dec. 12, 7-8 pm
On the square
decaturdba.com

Grand Menorah Lighting
Dec. 29, 4:30-6:30 pm
On the square
chabadintown.org

 

 

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