Top 10 Fathers Day Happenings Around Atlanta

June is just around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate Dad! From Thursday through Sunday, we have you covered with a jam-packed weekend of the Top 10 Father’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta: June 15th – 18th, 2017.

While you can always treat Dad to brunch for Father’s Day, or even enjoy special admission prices for family fun, why stop there? From craft beer tastings to live music, exciting cars, and even a chance to give back – the Dad in your life is sure to feel appreciated this holiday with so many unique ways to celebrate!

  1. Treat Dad to an Outdoor Movie
    Thursday | June 15th
    Town Brookhaven · Central Park at Atlantic Station

    Kick off the weekend early, or even break up Dad’s workweek, with a classic favorite! Town Brookhaven will be showing Back to the Future out on the greenspace, and Atlantic Station invites you to watch Pleasantville. Grab a blanket, bring your family, and come out for an family-friendly evening of food and entertainment!
  2. Cocktails in the Garden
    Thursday | June 15th
    Atlanta Botanical Garden
    Atlanta’s most beautiful cocktail party features specialty cocktails, live music and entertainment, games, and an after-hours look at The Curious Garden! Make Dad’s evening extra special with dinner reservations at the beautiful Garden restaurant, Longleaf.
  3. An Evening of Jazz
    Friday | June 16th
    High Museum of Art

    Treat Dad to an evening of live jazz, cocktails, and incredible art! Friday’s entertainment features vocalist, Faith Carmichael whose Quartet leaves its audience captivated with jazz, funk, and soul melodies Feel free to drop in and sketch live clothed models in the galleries during the evening.
  4. Summer City… Where Beach Meets the Streets
    Friday | June 16th
    Decatur

    Make a splash with the whole family! Help Dad feel like he’s taking a beachy vacation – all without the hassle of leaving town. With fruity beverages, a special Brick Store Beer Garden, tons of sand, and a kids boardwalk, it’s an oasis of fun for the whole family!
  5. Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn
    Friday | June 16th
    Brookhaven
    With its beautiful surrounding grounds, Callonwolde Amphitheater offers the perfect natural and historic setting. Bring your loved ones, a picnic, and blanket – And settle in for an evening filled with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues music! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a performance by the enchanting singer, Rhonda Thomas.
  6. Atlanta Cycling Festival
    Through Saturday | June 17th
    Metro Atlanta
    Does dad love cycling – or even just exploring the city? The week-long festival features themed rides, incredible city tours, demonstrations, workshops, and so much more. Bring your helmets, bike lights, sun screen, and some water – and join in at one of the festival’s unique events! 
  7. Atlanta Summer Beerfest
     Saturday | June 17th
    Historic 4th Ward Park

    What better way to celebrate Dad than to let him sample his way through local and national craft brews? This year’s festival will feature a variety of fun attractions including live music on the main stage. Relax, find a new beer to enjoy, and kick back to the sounds of live performances and DJ Qtip!
  8. Concerts in the Park
    Saturday | June 17th
    Dunwoody Nature Center
    Bring your chair, blanket, and picnic dinner as you cool off with a rotation of select craft beers in the Meadow. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. with a performance by rock band High Beams.
  9. Summer Solstice Soiree
    Saturday | June 17th
    Avalon · Alpharetta
    Treat Dad to an unforgettable evening for a great cause! Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, guests are invited to son their best summer white attire and sample bites from Avalon’s esteemed chefs, sip on summer cocktails, dance to live music by 120 East, and enjoy an amazing live auction.
  10. Father’s Day Car Show
    Sunday | June 18th
    Stone Mountain Park
    In addition to FREE attractions all day long, fathers will get to see a beautiful lineup of Camaros, Mustangs, Chevys from the 1950s, and more. Be sure to get your Adventure Pass to join Dad in the Father’s Day fun!

Happy Father’s Day!