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Westside Harvest Festival

  • Washington Park Atlanta, GA 30314 (map)

The First Annual Westside Harvest Festival brings neighbors together to celebrate the bounty of the Westside. Families will come together to enjoy the fall weather at Washington Park. Activities include tours of local farms by bike and by van, a cooking competition, fitness classes, pumpkin painting, costume making for kids, and much more.

What: A variety of activities, including:

  • Cooking competition featuring kids and local chefs

  • Free fitness classes

  • Biking & self-guided driving tours of local farms

  • Vendors selling food made from local farms

  • A How-To tent covering everything from preserving to starting a home garden

  • Pumpkin painting

  • Seed planting

  • Veggie costume creating & parade for kids

  • Falcons Kids Zone

  • Harvest-themed photo booth

  • Conversations with public officials

  • Music

Georgia Food Oasis - Atlanta, contact Yvonne Wagner at


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