Fall festivals and events will keep the fun flowing in Peachtree City
Get ready Peachtree City. There are so many events scheduled this fall, you won’t need to worry about making any other plans. Take a look at what’s to come here and mark your calendars for these can’t-miss events.
WHO'S THAT GIRL - The Ultimate Diva Experience – Aug. 7
Who’s That Girl: The Ultimate Diva Experience – Aug. 7. The divas are coming, and The Fred will be rocking. Hurry up and get your tickets now to “Who’s That Girl: The Ultimate Diva Experience,” because they won’t last long. Get ready for a trifecta of iconic songs, flashy fashion, and stellar dancing when these talented women take the stage and recreate the biggest hits from pop queens like Beyonce, Britney, Blondie and Madonna. Prepare yourself for glitter, glitz and glamour galore when you channel your inner girl power and dance till you drop. Don’t worry guys, you’ll have a ton of fun too. Get your tickets here for Who’s That Girl: The Ultimate Diva Experience. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
A1A – The Official Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show – Aug. 20
Parrot Heads rejoice – the ultimate Jimmy Buffett tribute is coming to The Fred and bringing the true Buffett experience to Peachtree City. The show was originally scheduled for June 19 but was rescheduled due to weather. That gives everyone a second chance to hear the classic sounds of Cheeseburger in Paradise, Margaritaville and all the top hits from one of the most prolific and beloved performers of all time. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Go to amphitheater.org for more information and for tickets.
Natural Wonder – The Ultimate Stevie Wonder Experience – Aug. 21
Accompanied by Bogey & The Viceroy, No. 1 Billboard artist Gabriel Bello will bring his soulful sounds to The Fred in a concert dedicated to the classic pop, R&B, and soul hits of the incomparable Stevie Wonder. Together, they create a non-stop dance party that will have everyone out of their seats and cutting a rug. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. Go to amphitheater.org for more information and for tickets.
Italian Heritage Festival – Sept. 12
For the first time ever, the Italian Heritage Festival is coming to Peachtree City’s Drake Field on Sept. 12. Hosted by Borgo Italia Authentic Italian Cuisine, the festival will feature all things Italian, including the best food, wine, and culture. See ancient Rome in virtual reality, hear the authentic music and experience all the style and culture that makes Italy so special.
Shakerag Festival – Sept. 18-19
Thousands of people flock to Shakerag Knoll off McIntosh Trail every year for the Shakerag Festival, a gathering of the best artists and craftspeople in the region. Free parking, free admission, and plenty of activities for the whole family highlight the annual tradition in Peachtree City. Learn new crafts, find that next great decoration or gift, hear live music, and eat some of the best food around.
WWII Heritage Days Hangar Dance – Sept. 25
The annual warmup for the WWII Heritage Days festival is Sept. 25. The “Keep ‘em Flying” swing dance and dinner begins at 6 p.m. and is held at the CAF Airbase Georgia Warbird Museum. Relive the era with dinner and dancing to the best big-band music from the likes of Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey. This fun-filled evening will have your toe tapping and your mouth watering as you dance among the Warbirds, uniformed reenactors, WWII veterans and live entertainment. Tickets went on sale July 1, so hurry before they’re gone. Go to WWIIDays.org for more information.
Dragon Boat Festival – Sept. 25
The Rotary Club of Peachtree City hosts the annual event celebrating the rich history of dragon boats, which dates back more than 2,000 years. Today it is one of the fastest-growing water sports globally, with a world championship held annually in Hong Kong since 1976. Picture an elongated canoe with a dragon’s head carved in the front and about a dozen people sitting side by side, paddling furiously to beat their opponents in a race. Put dozens of teams in one competition and you have the Dragon Boat Festival races in Peachtree City. The event features entertainment and multiple categories, awards and prizes. It all benefits local charity Southside Support, which promotes education, training, support, and inclusion opportunities for families and individuals with special needs in the South Metro Atlanta area. Go to ptcdragonboats.org.
Face 2 Face – Sept. 25
The best Elton John and Billy Joel tribute show is coming to The Fred. This interactive show features a solo set from each artist and ends with two piano rockers playing side by side. Expect plenty of sing-a-longs and spontaneous humor. The Fred Brown Jr. Amphitheater gates will open at 6:30 p.m. Show begins at 7:30 p.m. Go to The Fred’s website at amphitheater.org for tickets and for more information.
ABBA Revisited – Oct. 2
Experience the magic of the international sensation ABBA when ABBA Revisited comes to The Fred. Tribute-band members adorned in authentic costumes will take you back to the 1970s when the Swedish pop group ruled the airwaves. Hear the spectacular harmonies and classics from Mamma Mia! As well as smash hits like Dancing Queen. Tickets are available online at amphitheater.org. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
WWII Heritage Days – Oct. 9
Head to Falcon Field at Atlanta Regional Airport on Oct. 9 for the CAF Airbase Georgia Warbird Museum’s annual WWII Heritage Days festival. Honor the contributions of the local area to the war effort. See authentic WWII planes that still fly. Hear a review of the music of the day and take a ride in a Warbird or helicopter. Those are just a few of the ways to fill your day at WWII Heritage Days. Visit WWIIDays.org for more information.
Magnolia Arts Festival – Oct. 16-17
This celebration of the arts encompasses all mediums. Artists are invited to apply for the juried event, which will take place at Drake Field for two days of cultured fun. The family friendly event educates and shares artwork with the community while benefiting Fayette County school art programs. The festival is sponsored by the Fine Arts and Crafts Entrepreneurs, or FAACE. Family fun, food, music, and plenty of art will be on tap for this fun-filled weekend. Go to magnoliaartsfestival.org for more information.
While you’re in town, Peachtree City visitors can rent a golf cart to explore more than 100 miles of cart paths. Most of the venues mentioned are easily accessible by golf cart, so park your car, grab a golf cart and GO to your event. Click here for a list of cart rental companies.