Decatur Tiny House Festival

The Decatur Tiny House Festival proudly returns for its 2nd year!

When
September 29th – October 1st, 2017

Where
Decatur Field

The 3-day event focuses the benefit of micro-housing for individuals and communities in Georgia, specifically Metro Atlanta. Over 20 high quality tiny houses will be available to tour with related vendors and speakers onsite! Tours will specifically cover sustainability, minimalism, urban planning, zoning and codes, and downsizing. There will even be a VIP Preview Event on Friday evening!

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Top 20 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

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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Atlanta Greek Festival

r-xxo4p8OPA! The 42nd Annual Atlanta Greek Festival brings the flavor, music, and magic of Athens just miles from your doorstep this September.

WHEN
September 28th – October 1st, 2017
Thursday through Sunday

Only Drive-Thru service is available on Thursday.

WHERE
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:

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Kirkwood Wine Stroll

This Fall, the Kirkwood Wine Stroll celebrates its 11th annual return to the historic Kirkwood neighborhood. With over 40 participating locations, guests will sample wines from around the world while enjoying the community experience unique to Kirkwood! 

When
Friday, September 22nd, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where
Hosea Williams Drive & Kirkwood Neighborhood

Tickets
$40 Advance | $50 Week of Event & Door

Tickets will include a souvenir wine glass, program, and live entertainment. Enjoy a sample of white and red wine alongside light bites at each location! Additional businesses will feature music, demos, specials, discounts, and prize drawings.

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Sippin’ Safari at Zoo Atlanta

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.

When
Saturday | September 23rd, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
VIP Entry 5:00 p.m.

Where
Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

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Decatur Concerts on the Square

On Saturday evenings throughout May and September of 2017, Decatur presents Concerts on the Square! The live music series is held every Saturday on the Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur and begin at 7:00 p.m.

UPCOMING 2017 DATES

SEPTEMBER: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Unwind after a long week and bring your friends and family along to enjoy the beautiful evenings of late Summer and early Fall. Set against the scenic backdrop of the Community Square, the concert series is a great time to pack a picnic or purchase a delicious meal from a nearby restaurant while enjoying the live performances from a variety of artists each week.

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Top 10 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta

Labor Day is quickly approaching, and we have you covered with our list of Top 10 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta: September 1st – 4th, 2017.

Fall is just around the corner! Before you pick up that pumpkin spice, be sure to check out the fun and festivities throughout the last weekend of Summer. From festivals to flavor, there is something for all ages and tastes this Labor Day Weekend!

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AJC Decatur Book Festival

dbf-logoThe 12th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival returns as the country’s largest independent book festival this Labor Day weekend!

When

September 1st – 3rd, 2017
Friday | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Decatur Square
101 E Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030

The AJC Book Festival not only has everything you’ll find at other book festivals, it has much more! Check out some of the highlights:

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Dinosaur Birthday Bash at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Birthday Bash. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related! 

When

Saturday | August 19th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where

Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

decaturbbqJoin the Decatur community for the 16th Annual Decatur BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival!

When

Saturday | August 12th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where

630 East Lake Drive & Harmony Park
Downtown Oakhurst, Decatur

Tickets

$15 Advance | $20 Same Day
Kids Under 12 FREE

The annual music and BBQ festival is a lively fundraising event for the Decatur community, filling the day with delicious food and 7+ hours of live acoustic music! 

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