With several festivals, adult cocktail parties, food tastings, and art exhibits, it’s time to soak up the beautiful weather ahead all weekend! Can’t decide what to do? Kick off the next few days with our Top 20 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, September 21st – Sunday, September 23rd, 2017.
Looking for family fun? The weekend is bursting with family-friendly events from performances to several festivals. If some time away from the kids is more your speed, enjoy a cocktail party, stroll for wine through Atlanta’s favorite neighborhoods, and explore new art and music.
Whatever you’re in the mood for, Atlanta is serving up 20 fun and unique happenings all weekend long, and we have you covered with the highlights!
Continue reading “Top 20 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend”
The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! This September and October, kids 4 and up will love Charlotte’s Web. E.B. White’s award-winning tale of unlikely friendship will have you cheering, “Terrific, terrific, terrific!”
September 19th – October 22nd, 2017
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!
Continue reading “Center for Puppetry Arts Family Series”
OPA! The 42nd Annual Atlanta Greek Festival brings the flavor, music, and magic of Athens just miles from your doorstep this September.
September 28th – October 1st, 2017
Thursday through Sunday
Only Drive-Thru service is available on Thursday.
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
2500 Clairmont Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Your ticket will become your passport as you experience all the flavors, aromas, and traditions of Greece at the 4-day festival. Join the Atlanta Greek Community as they open their arms – and their kitchens – for these festival highlights:
Continue reading “Atlanta Greek Festival”
Loved among both kids and parents alike, Stone Mountain’s Pumpkin Festival is Atlanta’s favorite place to celebrate Fall! Families are invited to come out to enjoy the full month of beautiful fall colors, cooler weather, and seasonal festivities.
September 29th – October 29th, 2017
Fridays – Sundays
Stone Mountain Park
1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Fun for all ages, the park will feature a variety of Fall attractions, entertainment, decorations, and activities!
Continue reading “Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival”
Creative Loafing is celebrating their 2017 Best of Atlanta issue, and they’re coming to Terminal West! Come out for the best music, food, and art Atlanta has to offer – all in one place.
Thursday | September 28th, 2017
8:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
General Admission | $25
21 & Over
887 West Marietta St., Studio C
Atlanta, GA 30318
The iconic celebration is better than ever! Come out to celebrate the city’s best sights, sounds, and tastes – all wrapped up into one sensational event. Past and present winners will join forces to celebrate the best of Atlanta Issue like never before!
Continue reading “Creative Loafing’s Best of Atlanta Celebration”
Take a walk on the wild side at Zoo Atlanta’s Sippin’ Safari! Guests will savor delicious bites and wine, all while enjoying a fun-filled evening in Atlanta’s most exotic and beautiful setting.
Saturday | September 23rd, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
VIP Entry 5:00 p.m.
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Continue reading “Sippin’ Safari at Zoo Atlanta”
Experience Southern tradition at Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folk Festival!
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Free for Members
Included in General Admission for Non-Members ($16.50 for Adults; $11 for Youth)
Continue reading “Atlanta History Center Fall Folk Festival”
Celebrating over three decades of family and community tradition, the 32nd Annual Sandy Springs Festival returns this September. For the first time ever, the festival is FREE to attend, so don’t miss it!
September 23rd – 24th, 2017
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
6075 Sandy Springs Circle
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
The two-day festival offers an exciting variety of fine art, live music, gourmet foods, races, rides, and family fun. Each year brings new surprises, and the celebrated community tradition has something for everyone! Access Atlanta has repeatedly awarded the festival as its “People’s Choice” best festival.
Continue reading “Sandy Springs Festival at Heritage Green”
The Marietta StreetFest celebrates its 26th year as September’s beloved annual tradition and fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History. Renown as a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society, the annual StreetFest features antiques, classic cars, live music, an artist’s market, and more!
September 16th – 17th, 2017
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
99 S Park Square NE
Marietta, GA 30060
Free & Open to the Public!
Marietta StreetFest is a great way to explore the surroundings and unique charm of Marietta Square! Guests are invited to browse the arts and craft booths, stroll down auto alley during the Hubcaps and History Cruise-In, and enjoy free family fun in Children’s Zone. NEW for 2017, military vehicles will be showcased at the Military & Specialty Vehicle cruise-In. Continue reading “Marietta StreetFest”
Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an evening with trumpeter, Melvin Jones. Live jazz performances will be featured in the atrium of the High Museum of Art every third Friday – always with a great lineup!
Friday | September 15th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Relax with a cold cocktail, explore the museum’s permanent collections, and enjoy incredible live melodies from Melvin Jones at this coming month’s special performance. Renowned for his hypnotic sound and technical proficiency, Jones seems to shine seamlessly in almost any musical setting. Whether he’s playing lead trumpet, in a professional horn section, exploring a classical repertoire, or even stepping in front of a jazz quartet to lead a jam session, Jones captures the attention of any audience!
Continue reading “Friday Jazz at The High Museum of Art”