Located 22 miles north of Atlanta and 36 miles north of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Alpharetta has so much to keep you entertained! Spend a weekend in Alpharetta to see why Southern Living Magazine named the city one of the South’s Friendliest Cities in 2018.
Alpharetta has five shopping districts with everything from trendy boutiques to antiques to shopping malls. Alpharetta has 200+ restaurants with plenty of options for a romantic dinner out. Visit Alpharetta’s Food Truck Alley on Old Roswell Street every Thursday from May 9-October 10 from 5-9pm to enjoy a rotating array of food trucks and music each week. Alpharetta’s Farmers Market delights locals with fresh fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers and herbs, edible home goods from desserts to breads to homemade sauces and soaps on Saturday mornings from April 13-October 26 from 8:30am-1pm at the Village Green in front of Alpharetta City Hall.
Don’t miss Alpharetta Art in the Park one Saturday each month from May through September. Artists flock from all over the Atlanta area to showcase their art including pottery, metal work, jewelry, clothing, watercolor, photography and more.
Popular festivals throughout the year include Taste of Alpharetta, Alpharetta Arts Streetfest, Fourth of July Celebration, Atlanta International Night Market, and the Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon and 5K race.