Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/4/23

Forsyth County’s mixed-use village invites the community to play, shop, dine and experience what’s new

Cooler temperatures will be here soon and Halcyon has planned an exciting September events lineup to celebrate! Kick off the month dancing under the stars at Groovin’ on the Green or savor in spicy cuisine paired with award-winning craft beers at Cherry Street Brewpub’s Pepperfest. Families can bring their little ones to partake in the engaging and educational Halcyon Kids Club sessions held weekly. As International Doodle Day approaches, get ready for Halcyon’s biggest PAW-ty of the year. Finally, conclude the month with the highly anticipated annual Oktoberfest festivities.

The full September events schedule is outlined below:

Cars and Coffee Hosted by Mercedes-Benz Club of America

Saturday, September 2 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join the Mercedes-Benz Experience by RBM of Alpharetta and Fuel Coffee for a beautiful morning sipping on specialty coffee drinks, viewing Mercedes-Benz vehicles from a variety of years in the private lot next to Fuel and mingling with friends and other members of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America. Mercedes-Benz Experience by RBM of Alpharetta will be offering special discounts off merchandise for all Mercedes-Benz Club of America members. This event is open to all Mercedes-Benz owners. For more information or to register, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page

Cherry Street Brewpub Pepperfest

Saturday, September 9 from 1 – 6 p.m.

Spice up your Saturday at Cherry Street Brewpub’s inaugural Pepperfest, featuring a unique blend of craft beers, culinary arts and horticulture, sponsored by Troncalli Subaru! Guests will be treated to an incredible lineup of top tier breweries, including Cherry Street Brewpub, New Realm Brewing Company, Monday Night Brewing, Bold Monk Brewing Co. and many more. Indulge in a variety of spicy foods that perfectly complement the award-winning craft brews with a live music backdrop. Participating in the delightful festival are local culinary, farm and art vendors who will share their passions. Plus, a pepper plant swap to take home and grow your own. This is a family-friendly event and designated drivers have free entry. For more information or to purchase VIP tickets, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page

Yappy Hour

Thursday, September 14  from 5 – 7:30 p.m.

Bring your furry friend and join Halcyon on Village Green for Yappy Hour on Thursdays of each month! Enjoy delicious treats, doggy booze and adorable, adoptable pups from Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters. For more information, visit the event page

Mexican Independence Day at CT Cantina

Saturday, September 16 from 3 – 11 p.m.

Join CT Cantina & Taqueria for Mexican Independence Day! The annual event is held in honor of Mexican Independence Day, the day the country celebrates its declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. Enjoy an evening of exciting festivities and entertainment, including stilt walkers, energetic tunes spun by a DJ, a talented Latin dance performance, face painting for the kids and exciting prizes and giveaways. Indulge in the delicious food specials from the CT food truck and sip on tasty margaritas from the margarita tent. This is a free, family-friendly event. For more information, visit the event page

International Doodle Dog Day

Sunday, September 24 from 1 – 4 p.m.

In celebration of International Doodle Dog Day, Halcyon invites the community, doodles and other furry friends for the biggest PAW-ty of the year! Guests can check in at the Halcyon tent on the Village Green to pick up free dog swag and the schedule of entertaining, dog-friendly events, including a Pooch Parade with prizes from the Unexpected Pooch at Halcyon, free pup cups at Kilwins, dog training demo by Elite Dog Training of Northeast Atlanta, free dog-friendly charcuteries and a meet-and-greet with adoptable pups from FurKids Animal and Rescue Shelter. Dine at Halcyon’s dog-friendly patios and treat your pup to the dog menu at Cherry Street Brewpub. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.

Farm Animal Yoga

Saturday, September 23 at 9 and 10 a.m. 

Mooove on over to Halcyon for Farm Animal Yoga, featuring live animals from North Georgia Wildlife Park! Treat your mind and body to a relaxing session of yoga appropriate for all skill levels, accompanied by adorable furry friends. Participants must bring their own yoga mat and are welcome to pause and take photos with the animals during the session. For more information or to fill out the waiver prior to class, visit the event page.


Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Throw on your dirndls and your lederhosen and join Halcyon for the annual Oktoberfest celebration, presented by Mercedes-Benz Experience Center by RBM of Alpharetta! The day will begin with a Concours d’Elegance Classic Mercedes Car Show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by traditional Oktoberfest festivities featuring The Wurstbrats, a live eight-piece German Polka band, free pretzel necklace-making station, yard games and new this year, a keg rolling contest. Sit picnic style on Village Green treating your taste buds to hot pretzels, brats, other German delicacies, beer, beer and more beer. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page

Oktoberfest at HOBNOB

Saturday, September 30 at 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Prost! Celebrate Oktoberfest at HOBNOB with your crew! Enjoy delicious German beers and classics like pretzels with beer cheese, brats, sauerkrauts and reubens. Wear your best German-themed outfit for a chance to win a $50 gift card to HOBNOB. For more information, visit the event page

Groovin’ on the Green

Fridays and Saturdays in September from 6 – 9 p.m.

Celebrate the weekend with dancing and singing along to live musical performances on Village Green. Enjoy local musicians across a variety of genres playing top hits. Guests can treat themselves to a craft brew and groove to live music all around the village! Halcyon has an open container policy, however, outside food and beverages are prohibited. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.

Halcyon Kids Club

Wednesdays in September from 10 a.m. – noon

Preschoolers are invited to play and make new friends each week at the free Halcyon Kids Club! The little ones can engage in a rotating menu of activities ranging from arts and crafts, dance, animal encounters, storytime, puppet shows, music and so much more. Themes and activities vary weekly and will be announced on Halcyon’s Facebook page and Instagram stories. A parent or guardian is required to stay with each child during the duration of the event. Afterward, enjoy lunch or a sweet treat at one of Halcyon’s kid-friendly restaurants. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.