Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The last full weekend of August is upon us, but there is still plenty of Summertime fun to be had!

Whether you are looking to get outdoors, catch some exercise, or even explore a bit of Atlanta’s best art and culture, we have you covered. Check out what’s happening around Atlanta this weekend: Thursday, August 25th – Sunday, August 28th, 2016.

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Healthy Living Day

Untitled-1_20160811175918120_5648991_ver1.0_640_360The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education invites children and adults of all ages to participate in Healthy Living Day!

Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016
Hours: Classes, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Performances, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre | 1695 Marietta Boulevard, Atlanta
Cost: FREE!

The event features a variety of free activities for both kids and adults! Participate in arts and crafts, dance classes, food demonstrations, and even a healthy living book fair. Healthy living and nutrition seminars will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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5K4Kids Run and Walk

5K4kids2016flyer-1024x576The 5K4Kids Run and Walk brings a morning of family fun to Atlanta – all for a great cause!

When: Saturday, August 27th
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Historic Fourth Ward Park

The fundraiser includes a 5K Loop Course and 1-mile Fun Run to kick off the morning before a day of family fun! The Kids Zone will feature an inflatable house and slide, special guests, face-painting, balloon animals, and even more surprises!

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Peachtree Latino Festival

festival-peachtree-latinoAtlanta celebrates diversity with the return of the 16th annual Peachtree Latino Festival!

When: Sunday, August 28th
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m
Where: Piedmont Park, Atlanta

The largest Multicultural event in the Southeast welcomes all ages and groups, and admission is free!

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Walk, Wag ‘n Run 5K

bannersnipitWalk, Wag n’ Run for a great cause!

The Ahimsa House Annual 5K and 1K Fun Run is a wonderful opportunity to help people and pets escape domestic violence while staying active with your four-legged companions.

When: Saturday, August 27th
Start Times: 5K Run at 7:30 a.m. • 1K Fun Run at 8:45 a.m.
Where: Lenox Park in Brookhaven

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German Bier Fest at Woodruff Park

13339583_10153846670052762_4921235773470471556_nGet ready to polka, and mark your calendar for the 13th Annual German Bier Fest in Atlanta!

When: Saturday, August 20th, 2016
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Park, Atlanta

The family-friendly festival is a celebration of authentic German beer, food, and music!

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Coca Cola Film Festival at The Fabulous Fox

ccsff_Generic_270x200_FINALWhile the Fabulous Fox Theatre is home to spectacular plays, it is also the perfect venue for modern and vintage movie classics alike! The 2016 Coca-Cola Film Festival treats guests to a variety of movies across a massive screen through the end of August.

When: Dates through Saturday, August 27th
Time: 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted
Where: Fabulous Fox Theatre – 660 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

DENA_feefree_415x265With free admittance to all National Parks, the National Park Service Birthday is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When: from August 25th – 28th, 2016

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the National Park Service Centennial this year.

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