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11 Alpharetta Events Happening This Spring!

Mary Ellen Vanaken

Mary Ellen was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After graduating from college, she worked on Wall Street for JP Morgan in New York City...

Mary Ellen was born and raised in Long Island, New York. After graduating from college, she worked on Wall Street for JP Morgan in New York City...

Apr 30 6 minutes read

Alpharetta Farmers Market

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

At the Downtown Alpharetta Farmers Market you will find farmers with fruits, vegetables and natural meats, gardeners with fresh flowers and herbs, and makers of all sorts of edible home goods from yummy desserts and breads to local raw honey and homemade sauces, jellies, soaps.

For more information, contact [email protected]

Visit the City of Alpharetta before the event in case of inclement weather or call 678-297-6133. For more information, email [email protected]

Kentucky Derby Party in the Garden

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Charity Benefit to Support SHE IS SAFE, an organization dedicated to rescuing girls from being sold.

Avalon Kentucky Derby Party

May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All bets are off for our Kentucky Derby Party!

You’re invited to celebrate the Derby in style at our award-winning Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 1st from 4PM to 8PM! We will transform the Plaza into a glamorous party featuring special private squares for up to 6 guests, a jumbo viewing screen to watch the race, place your bets, and enjoy live music. So put on your fancy hats and bowties, grab a Mint Julep, and let the fun begin!

Please be advised that this event has been adjusted for safety precautions and will look different than past years. The Plaza will be limited to ticketed guests only and we have adapted the event to be sip & stroll style for the general public so that guests can still enjoy the tradition in limited crowds. Avalon Boulevard will be closed to traffic so that guests can spread out & enjoy the party anywhere they choose on property!


May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Unite with fellow fitness friends for a weekly class at the Plaza

Breathe in. Breathe out. Come salute the sun with us every Wednesday, April through October for a special yoga, barre, or pilates class presented by various studios and instructors! Due to COVID-19, we will be limiting attendance + selling individual spots in socially distanced rings.

Each month, all ticket proceeds will benefit a different charity. For the month of April, proceeds will go to The Lionheart School & Lionheart WORKS. The Lionheart School’s mission is to provide a developmentally appropriate education for children who need a specialized learning environment, therapeutic interventions, supported social interactions, and strategies to accommodate their individual profiles.

Margarita Magic- Complementary Margarita

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sip. Paint. Relax.

Arrive 10 minutes early to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! If you’re coming with others, but making reservations separately, give us your group’s name or point person in the Special Request box. We’ll seat you together! We have a menu that includes wine, beer, soda, water, mixed drinks and light snacks. A valid photo ID is required to purchase alcohol. Must be 21 or older to drink alcohol. There’s a Non-BYOB Policy the City of Alpharetta.

Alpharetta Music Match Featuring Clayton Wyatt

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Clayton Wyatt is an alternative Singer Songwriter of Smith and Wyatt duo. Clayton’s unique lyrical style reflects influences of life growing up in Colorado where he started songwriting at the age of 13 and where his love of music took root.

Charcuterie Classes

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Whether savory or sweet, learn how to make boards that are sure to impress! Includes demonstration and your own wooden charcuterie board to take home! Participants will taste wine and food throughout the class. Classes are limited to 9 participants so sign up early. Interested in a private class? Email us at [email protected].

Trails & Ales

May 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Grab your friends and family and join us for some fresh air as we tour some of Alpharetta’s scenic trails and parks. Choose between an approximate 1.5 or 3 mile guided walk. Trail tour ends downtown at @Jekyll.Brewing for a post-trail social.

Registration fee includes a Trails & Ales T-shirt and a beverage token for the Jekyll Brewery post-trail social!


May 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Gate Opens 1 hour before show time

Parking is on site and very convenient. Enter the venue on Hickory Flat Road at 7 Acres Restaurant. There will be people directing you where to park.

Bring a cooler with whatever you want to eat and drink (wine and beer are allowed).

Picnics and potlucks are encouraged.. Feel free to personalize your table…

This is one that 1st timers usually don’t know and is a Matildas tradition…on the day of the concert, you can come by and put your name on a table to reserve it.. Otherwise tables and chairs are first come, 1st serve.. We recommend bringing your own just in case we run out…

Horse Show

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cheryl & Co. Horse Shows Inc. is a leading provider for equestrian sporting events in the southeastern United States.

Alpharetta Art in the Park at Brooke Street Park

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Creativity hits the park in charming Downtown Alpharetta. This outdoor artists market features handcrafted work by local artists who create masterpieces right before your eyes. Come enjoy the pottery, woodwork, metal work, jewelry creations, handmade children’s clothing, photography, watercolor, oil, mosaic art and much more.

Information via Awesome Alpharetta. Photo via Awesome Alpharetta.

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