Best of the Fests

The Rooster has a lot to crow about when it comes to festivals in the Southeast. But sometimes the choices are overwhelming. Here's a list of current favorites.
11 Fests Featuring Wine (June)

Sip your way around the Southeast with this variety of festivals offering wine tastings and more. You’ll experience parings with food, sampling of local varieties, music, art and gorgeous scenery. Each festival has its own personality, such as the Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival, which includes fire and belly dancers. The Georgia Wine Country Festival […]

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6 Late-Spring Art Festivals in Georgia

Stroll through some of the state’s prettiest parks and small town squares at these upcoming festivals featuring fine arts and crafts. You’ll smell delicious food cooking and listen to a variety of live music while you search for your latest treasure. I personally love the Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival, which is across the street […]

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3 Festivals for Adventure Seekers this Month

How about a little disc golf, hot air ballooning or woodchopping to shake-up the weekend routine? These three festivals have the ingredients for adventure. Please let me know how it goes! Tag #BestoftheFests

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10 Food Festivals to Kick-off Summer in the Southeast

Temperatures are rising and we feel summer stirring here in the Southeast. I’ve selected a sample of festivals with good flavors and culture to help you start the season. Each event celebrates something important to their location, whether it’s a harvested crop or what’s cooking on the grill. All of them are a slice of culture and perfect way to […]

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5 Spring Strawberry Festivals

Sun-kissed strawberries grown right here in the southeast bring the communities together for festivals that are jam-packed with shortcake, pies, picking, parades, games, music and more. Check back… we’ll be adding more as the weeks go on.

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Atlanta, we’ve got you covered. Here is the April 2017 Festival List.

Hello to April weekends in Atlanta. These festivals have established many traditions in our city. Whether it’s the quirky parade at the Inman Park Festival or the pedestrian friendly streets for Streets Alive, there’s a lot happening during this peak festival month. p.s. If we’ve missed a festival, please email editor@festivalrooster.com or message us on […]

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Atlanta Festivals Say CHEESE

Cheese takes center stage at these two fall festivals. You’ll find childhood favorites and grown-up tastings from producers around the world. Wine, brew, music and contests add to the experience. I want to point-out that the Mac and Cheese Fest debuts this year in Edgewood with proceeds benefitting the neighborhood. Learn more about the festivals here:

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Holiday Shopping Markets Popping-up Around SE

Some of my favorite mornings have been sipping a cider, catching-up with a friend, sampling delicacies – all while browsing displays of handcrafted items at a local pop-up shop. I hope you’ll find something for your friends, family and YOU at one of these southern markets! If there’s one happening in your town, please let me know […]

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The Southeast is Cookin’, Sept 25-27

Foodies are flocking to these 2 big fall events to sample of some of the south’s best cooking.

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Atlanta Loves a Good Festival: 11 this Weekend

Here’s the weekend round-up. For details, read the summaries below. Atlanta Greek Festival Taste of Atlanta East Atlanta Strut Fall Folklife Festival TomorrowWorld Great Atlanta Beer Fest Historic College Park Arts Festival Duluth Fall Festival Atlanta Hip Hop Day Festival Atlanta Streets Alive Whole Hawg Music & BBQ Fest

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