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!
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With 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!
August 25th, 2017
All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the National Park Service Centennial this past year.
In the start of its 2nd century, be part of 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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Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 8th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly actvities, and more!
August 19th – 20th, 2017
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309
Featuring nearly 250 regional artists, the festival emphasizes visual arts and family fun. Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!
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From Krog Street Market to Park Tavern, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town. Join your friends and local community to try them all!
Saturday | August 5th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Summer Edition Pub Crawl will feature amazing food and drink specials with up to 5 complimentary beverages at locations along the crawl.
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Atlanta’s most notable chefs and mixologists join together to compete with their tastiest tomato concoctions at the 9th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival!
Sunday | July 16th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
500 10th Street
Atlanta, GA 30309
Throughout the competition, each chef and mixologist is paired up with a local farmer to create a signature tomato-themed dish in their fight to win the Killer Tomato crown and cape. Attendees will enjoy dozens of tomato-based treats and cocktails!
Festivities will also include live entertainment, specialty food and beverage sponsors, and mingling with the South’s top food writers, photographers, and chefs.
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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!
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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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The City of Dunwoody presents its favorite Mother’s Day tradition with the Dunwoody Art Festival!
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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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.
April 21st – 23rd, 2017
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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Back by popular demand, the Dunwoody Nature Center presents Monarchs & Margaritas for a second year – and this year will include Mojitos!
Saturday | April 29th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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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