Sponsored by the City of Atlanta, this is one of the most respected and well-attended festivals of its kind, featuring all of the renowned artists in the jazz world. Noted performers at past festivals have included the likes of Tito Puente, Lena Horne, and the ever-popular hometown favorite, Ray Charles. The festival will also feature various stalls for refreshments, clothing, arts, crafts, jewelry, sculpture, photography, and more. Expect nothing less than a fun-filled time. Attendees are advised to book hotels early.