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Atlanta Festivals You Don't Want To Miss This May

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Summer is quickly approaching and #Atlanta has your plans covered. We have found some of the best festivals that you don't want to miss!

  • Shaky Knees Music Festival - May 3rd-5th

Hosted in Central Park, Shaky Knees is a fun way to kick off May! For the full music lineup and to purchase tickets, visit here.

  • Shaky Beats Music Festival - May 10th-11th

If you're into EDM, Indie or hip-hop, this festival may be for you. Hosted in Centennial Olympic Park, Shaky Beats will provide a good time! Visit here to learn all about the lineup and how to purchase your tickets.

  • Chastain Park Arts Festival - May 11th-12th

The Chastain Park Arts Festival was named as one of the Nations Top 100 Arts Festival Nationwide by Sunshine Artist Magazine. This 9th annual event at Chastain Park welcomes nearly 200 artists and artisans. Visitors can enjoy the fine art and crafts, live music, a children's area and local food trucks. This event is FREE for the entire family!

  • Sweet Auburn Springfest - May 11th-13th

The Sweet Auburn Springfest is the largest FREE outdoor festival in the Southeast, attracting thousands of people each year to the Sweet Auburn District in Atlanta. This festival offers a great mix of live music, food and fun for the whole family.

  • Decatur Arts Festival - May 24th-26th

Held in Downtown Decatur, the Decatur Arts Festival artists market features more than 150 artists. This annual market, well known for its high quality of artwork, attracts artists from all over the Southeast and beyond. You can go to enjoy art, music, and food. This event is FREE!

Unique #Atlanta festivals give us a new way to spend a sunny Georgia day, but large crowds do create greater risks in multiple ways. Although we do encourage being involved in the community, we want everyone to practice safety precautions if you do attend these types of events.

For starters, we suggest exercising extra caution as you drive or walk to and from an event. Traffic will be heavier surrounding these venues and more pedestrians will be out. For tips on preventing pedestrian accidents, read here. If you're involved in an accident, it is wise to contact an Atlanta accident attorney to discuss your potential case.

Additionally, being outside in the heat for long periods of time can be a hazard to your health. To avoid heat exhaustion, read here.

Lastly, other injuries at these events can and do occur if you aren't careful. Many times, dogs are allowed within these crowds which creates the risk of dog bites. If you experience a dog bite or endure another injury while attending an Atlanta festival, it is extremely vital that you contact an injury attorney to discuss your potential case.


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