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These mul­ti­cul­tural fes­ti­vals put the rich­ness of At­lanta's di­ver­sity on full dis­play.

MAY 12-13 PICK’N IN GRANT PARK Come for the BBQ com­pe­ti­tion, and stay for the rock­ing live mu­sic lineup, street mar­ket sell­ing lo­cal wares and su­per-fun kid's area. Free. Grant Park, www. grant­parkbbq.org

MAY 14 LA RAZA FEST Get ready to dance un­til you drop at this Latin mu­sic fes­ti­val or­ga­nized by La Raza 102.3/100.1 FM. The free con­cert's lineup fea­tures Voz de Mando, Los Amos, La Fuerza de Tijuana, Banda SANTA CE­CILIA and Ali­a­dos de Tierra Caliente. Noon-8 pm. Gwin­nett Place Mall. www.laraza1023.com

MAY 19-21 MARIETTA GREEK FES­TI­VAL This is a three-day cel­e­bra­tion of Greek cul­ture, in­clud­ing plenty of scrump­tious Mediter­ranean food, and all the Greek mu­sic and danc­ing you could ask for. A Greek mar­ket­place sells jew­elry, hand­made linens, hip scarves, and much more. Holy Trans­fig­u­ra­tion Greek Ortho­dox Church. www.ma­ri­et­ta­greek­fes­ti­val.org

MAY 26-28 AT­LANTA JAZZ FES­TI­VAL This is con­sid­ered one of the na­tion's largest and best free jazz fes­ti­vals. The lineup is packed with leg­ends of the genre, in­clud­ing Freddy Cole, Macy Gray, and Regina Carter. www. at­lantafes­ti­vals.com

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