VOTE: What is the best fall festival in Atlanta?

  • Jen West
  • For the AJC
12:12 p.m Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 Best of Atlanta
Jonathan Phillips
October 17, 2015 Atlanta - Monet Aouad (center) rides on her father Robert's shoulders as they look for a spot to watch the Little Five Points Halloween Parade in Atlanta on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The annual parade brought out tens of thousands of people to watch the antics. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL

With the first day of fall coming Friday, Sept. 22, it’s the official start to fall festival season −marked by colorful leaves, cooler temps and the promise of the holidays.

This week's Best of Atlanta poll wants to know which fall festival is your favorite to revel in the fall colors and cooler weather.

When fall arrives in Atlanta, we head for the hills. Here are five family-friendly getaways in North Georgia.

Speaking of heading north, here are five often-overlooked mountains in our state

Vote for your favorite fall fest below, or nominate it the comments. If you’d like to submit a write-in nominee for best fall festival, please email your pick to

Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here.