Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival in October
Best Georgia Fall Festivals for Shopping
If you're shopping for the perfect gifts, new décor or tchotchkes for any occasion, Georgia has festivals that you won’t want to miss.
St. Simons Island Antique Show, Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2019
Each autumn, Postell Park in St. Simons fills with dealers from across the Southeast selling furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware each year. Its proximity in the Pier Village area makes the St. Simons Island Antique Show a favorite, giving attendees plenty of shopping opportunities.
Indie Craft Experience, Atlanta, Sept. 8, 2019
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Throughout the year, Indie Craft Experience hosts various maker fairs and pop-up shops. ICE events feature talented crafters, artists, makers and vintage sellers from all over the country with an emphasis on the Southeast.
Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival, Sept. 20-22, 2019
The Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival, consistently ranked as one of the best arts festivals in the country, takes over Augusta each fall. It features a number of artists alongside art-centric experiences, a children’s area, and five stages of entertainment, a global village with food from more than 20 countries, and much more.
Cotton Pickin’ Fair, Oct. 5-6, 2019
Happening each spring and fall, Georgia’s Cotton Pickin’ Fair features skilled artisans and antique specialists selling their wares. Popular items for sale include jams, watercolor paintings, jellies, clothing, sculpture, pottery, quilts, flowers, wood carvings, oil paintings and jewelry.
Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival, Oct. 25-27, 2019
Festival-goers drive from hours away to attend this festival in historic downtown Braselton each year. Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival organizers advertise that shoppers will find antiques, rustics, repurposed creations, local art, furniture, vintage, salvage, primitives, architectural, vintage jewelry, repurposed materials, advertising pieces, ironworks, statuaries, glasswork, pottery, and wood workings for sale alongside locally produced food.