2021 Festival Weekend

Decatur Book Festival: Saturday, October 2

After 15 years of hosting literary events over Labor Day Weekend, the AJC Decatur Book Festival presented by Emory University is making a permanent move to the first weekend of October. This year the book festival will host a one-day program with five author events at the First Baptist Church of Decatur on Saturday, October 2. The lineup will be announced in early July. There will not be a book festival street fair this year. 

Decatur Arts Festival: Saturday and Sunday, October 2 and 3

The Decatur Arts Festival will present more than 100 new and returning artists, from across the country and across town, on Saturday and Sunday October 2 and 3, showcasing their creations within a dozen disciplines.

Amplify Decatur Music Festival: Friday and Saturday, October 1 and 2

Amplify will present national, regional, and local music acts at a free outdoor concert the night of Friday, October 1, and an all-day, ticketed festival on Saturday, October 2. Amplify will announce their performers in mid-June.

The Decatur Craft Beer Festival: Saturday, October 2

The Decatur Craft Beer Festival will host live music in the Brick Store Pub beer garden with hard-to-find special beer offerings on Saturday, October 2.