BB&T Atlanta Open

The BB&T Atlanta Open is returning to Atlantic Station for some World-Class Fun on a World-Class Field!

Tournament Dates

July 22nd – July 30th, 2017
Qualifying: July 22nd – 23rd

Location

Atlantic Station
1380 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

The ATP World Tour 250 Event is the first event in the seven-tournament series leading up the US Open. 2017 will be the fourteenth year of the Series.

With a new stadium design this year, there won’t be a bad seat! Enjoy tennis from the closest seats on the ATP tour with more shade, larger interactive areas on the grounds, and a new Lower Level Entrance.

The family-friendly event will include special events such as a Free Family Zone, fireworks display, Ladies Day, Kids Weekend, and more. Last year’s event brought on new musical talents for fans to enjoy, and 2017 will be just as fun!

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Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From brews to butterflies, we have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 25th, 2017.

Come rain or shine, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to take in all the beauty of the city with our list of Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

This weekend offers iconic Atlanta festivals, new flavor, interactive events, and so much more! Explore the eclectic design of Atlanta’s own neighborhoods – or even kick back for a relaxing outdoor experience close to home!

With 12 unique happenings around town this weekend, Atlanta has everything for the perfect weekend right outside your doorstep.

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Taste the Vine at Farm Chastain

The 1st Annual Taste the Vine at Farm Chastain celebrates the provisions of local winemakers, distillers, chefs, brew masters, and distributors. With delicious food from Savi Provisions and over 50 different selections of wine & beer, don’t miss the inaugural fundraiser!

When

Saturday | June 24th, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where

Farm Chastain
4001 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

Tickets

$40 Individual | $75 Couple

Come out for a beautiful Saturday filled with wine, beer, and sun – all against the backdrop of a beautiful farm right in the heart of Chastain Park!

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Atlanta Field Day

Atlanta Field Day is bringing Recess back to Atlanta with some throwback fun!

When

Saturday | July 15th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

Tickets are currently available for $55 each.

Recruit your team of 8+ friends, grab some beers, and have a day of nostalgic outdoor fun! Atlanta Field Day is just like field day in grade school, built with adults in mind. This year’s event will feature some Field Day classics, as well as a variety of new games including: Bubble Gauntlet, P.D.I. Relay, Grass Twister, Tug-O-War, Eating Contests, Backyard Wheelbarrow Race, Photo Booth Scavenger Hunt, Back is the New Front Relay, Giant Paper Airplane Toss, and more!

2017 promises even more new games and fun surprises!

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2017 Music Midtown Lineup Announced

musicmidtownMusic Midtown returns to Piedmont Park, and the festival is bigger and better than ever!

September 16th & 17th, 2017
Saturday | 12:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Festival gates open at 12:00 NOON both days.

Piedmont Park
521 Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Headlining this year’s event will be performances from: Bruno Mars, Mumford & Sons, Future, and Blink 182. A variety of diverse performers will also be featured across four stages stages. Joining the two-day music extravaganza will include a lineup of new rock, pop, and rap acts from Weezer, Young The Giant, Tove Lo – among others!

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Georgia Restaurant Week

Highlighting the state’s culinary hot spots, Georgia Restaurant Week returns for its 3rd year!

When

July 17th – 23rd, 2017
Monday – Sunday

Over 50 participating spots throughout Georgia will be offering prixe fixe menus ranging from $15-$35 per person. With lunch and dinner options available, diners are encouraged to make reservations in advance. The 2017 Georgia Restaurant Week is brought to you by the Georgia Restaurant Association.

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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

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!

When

Sunday | July 16th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Park Tavern

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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10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in 2017

With Summer only a few days away, it’s time to start planning your 4th of July plans! We have you covered with 10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Atlanta in 2017.

All through Atlanta, the city is in the spirit with a variety of events!

From the family-friendly to an adult night on the town, there’s something for everyone.

Kick off the morning with a festive parade, explore a new neighborhood, and end the exciting holiday with a number of spectacular fireworks. The festivities are stretching all through the holiday weekend and into the week, so you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun!

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Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

de02e4_6a939b56e2044ed3a33d27672894c37cGet the scoop on Atlanta & Wellness! The 7th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival returns this Summer with endless fun for the whole family.

When

July 22nd, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Piedmont Park
10th Street & Charles Allen Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30306

Entertainment will feature marching bands, Atlanta’s best drum lines, ice cream eating contests, live demonstrations, and outdoor activities. Enjoy delicious treats while finding ways to burn off the calories at the Hula Hoop Competition, Jump Rope Fun, Frisbee Toss, Double Dutch Routines, and so much more!

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WonderNight

WonderRoot is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year with an artfully unique soirée at WonderNight 2017! Held at the one-and-only Fabulous Fox Theater, the immersive sensory experience joins guests for an evening of art, performance, food, drink, and fun.

When

July 14th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where

Fox Theater – Egyptian Ballroom
660 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Over 350 of Atlanta’s culturally curious, art enthusiasts, and civic leaders are expected at the event. While enjoying a seated dinner by Affairs to Remember, attendees will be treated to unexpected creative episodes, silent and live auctions, and highlights of WonderRoot’s acclaimed programs. WonderRoot proudly presents Nena Griffith as this year’s honorary chair.

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