Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival

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.

Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival

Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival

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.

2021 dates: Aug. 27-29

Attend Braselton Antique & Artisan Festival

St. Simons Island Antique Show

St. Simons Island Antique Show

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.

2021 dates: Sept. 4-5, Oct. 2-3, Nov. 6-7

Attend St. Simons Island Antique Show

Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park

Yellow Daisy Festival

More than two miles of festival grounds welcome visitors to Stone Mountain Park during this annual event. The Yellow Daisy Festival consistently hosts more than 400 vendors selling their wares during the four-day event.

2021 dates: Sept. 9-12

Attend Yellow Daisy Festival

Indie Craft Experience, Atlanta

Indie Craft Experience, Atlanta

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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.

2021 dates: Sept. 18 & Oct. 16

Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival

Arts City Festival in Augusta

The annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival is being modified this year and will be the ArtsCity Festival instead. Browse work at more than 100 juried artist booths, and enjoy live music and entertainment on two stages. Dine on cuisine from around the world at international food booths, as well as take-out from downtown restaurants. The two-and-a-half-day celebration won't be as large as it has been previously, but it will have all the elements that have made it a beloved festival for years.

2021 dates: Sept. 17-19


Cotton Pickin Fair in Gay, Georgia

Cotton Pickin’ Fair

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.

2021 dates: Oct. 2-3

Attend Cotton Pickin' Fair

Published: June 2021