Top 18 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From new flavors all over town to two iconic Home Tours, we have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, May 18th – Sunday, May 21st, 2017.

With 18 unique events all over town, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to take in all the beauty of the city with our list of the Top 18 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

This weekend offers an exciting variety of springtime fun from several food and beer festivals to art, flavor, music, and design. Explore a new neighborhood – or even explore new art and flavor within your own! Whatever you decide, Atlanta has enough excitement to feel like an exciting oasis right at home.

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10 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 25th – 29th, 2017! From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with all the wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the Summer season with our Top 10 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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Dunwoody Art Festival

The City of Dunwoody presents its favorite Mother’s Day tradition with the Dunwoody Art Festival!

WHEN
May 13th – 14th, 2017
Saturday | 10:00  a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The 8th annual celebration transforms Dunwoody Village Parkway into a shoppers’ paradise with a whimsical artists market, featuring arts and crafts and a variety of artwork for sale.

Top artists from around the country will showcase craft pieces, including: photography, paintings, and folk art alongside artwork made from clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood.

Pick up a special gift for Mother’s Day from one of the many jewelers offering unique handmade pieces!

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

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

WHEN
April 15th-16th, 2017
April 22nd-23rd, 2017

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

National Park Week is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to celebrate the start of a second century than to get outdoors?

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Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens

The Druid Hills Civic Association announces the 2017 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Makers Market! The premiere tour of homes and gardens celebrates the evolution of the architecture and design of the Druid Hills neighborhood in Atlanta.

TOUR DATES
April 21st – 23rd, 2017

TOUR HOURS
Friday | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m
Saturday & Sunday |  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Focused on preserving and extending the vision of noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens will celebrate its 49th year with six elegant homes that feature renovation, restoration, and the work of master gardeners:

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Monarchs & Margaritas & Mojitos

Back by popular demand, the Dunwoody Nature Center presents Monarchs & Margaritas for a second year – and this year will include Mojitos!

WHEN
Saturday | April 29th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

LOCATION
The Meadow at The Dunwoody Nature Center
5343 Roberts Drive
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Monarchs & Margaritas is Dunwoody Nature Center’s largest fundraiser, and Dunwoody’s best party. The premier social event of the season will have you partying in style, and we have you covered with all of the highlights!

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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Spring is only a few days away, which means Easter is just around the corner! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2017 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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2017 Guide to Atlanta Summer Camps & Private School Activities

It’s Summer Camp time! We’ve put together a list of Summer Camps and Private school activities for children of all ages.
 
If you are looking for an enriching, fun program for your child to enjoy this Summer, registration across several locations has already begun.
 
We’ve compiled a list for private schools, camps, and churches for you and your family to explore this Summer. From art to sports, SAT preparation to nature, we have you – and your campers – covered!

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Atlanta Film Festival

The 2017 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 41st annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature 163 films, Opening and Closing Night Presentations, 40 Creative Conference events, and 12 unique Special Presentations. 

WHEN
March 24th, 2017 – April 2nd, 2017

PARTICIPATING VENUES
Plaza Theatre, 7 Stages Theatre, Dad’s Garage Theater, Rialto Center for the Arts, Ponce City Market, and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2017 festival has received a record breaking 6,000+ film submissions. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

cherryblossomCome Bloom – The 3rd Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is returning with a weekend filled with live musical performances, an arts and crafts market, children’s village, 5K Run+1K Walk, pet parade, and more!

WHEN
March 25th & 26th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE
Blackburn Park

The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is free for all ages and a wonderful way to celebrate the start of Spring! With entertainment, music, art, and flavors for every taste, the festival has something for everyone. Come out to and enjoy the picturesque cherry blossom trees and celebrate the legacy they’ll provide at this fun-filled fest!

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