Wire and Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival

Wire and Wood Alpharetta Music Festival

Top Free Things to Do in Alpharetta

With options such as exploring the city’s parks and trails to browsing the downtown shops, you don’t have to break the budget to have an awesome time in Alpharetta, Georgia!

Attend one of Alpharetta's countless free events

Touch a Truck event in Alpharetta
Touch a Truck event in Alpharetta

Alpharetta may be known for its new foodie game, but the events in the city are what give it the hometown feel that visitors keep coming back for. The Awesome Alpharetta calendar of events stays full of festivals, races and other happenings throughout the year, like the Wire & Wood Music Festival in October. Almost every event has free admission and entertainment.

Visit the Walk of Memories

Alpharetta Walk of Memories
Alpharetta Walk of Memories

The only one of its kind in Georgia, the Alpharetta Walk of Memories pays tribute to U.S. veterans, family and friends through a walkway of nearly 8,000 bricks inscribed with the names of Georgians who have served our country. Monuments along the walkway spotlight several conflicts, including WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

Art in the Park

Alpharetta Art in the Park
Alpharetta Art in the Park

Stroll down Main Street for Art in the Park to see local artists creating custom art pieces for browsers and shoppers to enjoy.

Take a history walk

Historic downtown Alpharetta
Historic downtown Alpharetta

Alpharetta's extensive history can be discovered by picking up a complimentary history walk brochure at the Alpharetta Welcome Center. The self-guided tour gives you details on 17 historical markers that are located throughout the downtown Alpharetta area.

Go geocaching

Geocaching in Alpharetta will help you find treasures in and around our city. Visit geocaching.com and search Alpharetta zip codes (30004, 30005, 30009, 30002) to find a complete list of all the caches around town. Plug in the coordinates into your GPS device and start hunting!

Published: February 2019
Written by: Caitlyn Blizzard