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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Sips Under the Sea at Georgia Aquarium

It’s time for a relaxing night of fun at Atlanta’s most unique cocktail party, Sips Under the Sea: Pajama Jam!

When
Friday | September 22nd, 2017
VIP 6:00 p.m.  General Admission 7:00 p.m.

Where
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Bust out your most festive pajamas and cozy slippers to experience the Georgia Aquarium in a whole new way! Guests will mingle, enjoy live music, sip on signature cocktails, and sample delicious tapas. Sips Under the Sea is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the Georgia Aquarium after-hours – all without the kids!

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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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Labor Day Weekend at Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain honors America’s everyday working heroes this Labor Day weekend! For all three nights, the extended fireworks display will include a special tribute to all of our hardworking heroes immediately following the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision.

When

Saturday – Monday | September 2nd – 4th, 2017
10:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.

Where

Stone Mountain Park

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Big Peach Sizzler 10K

One of Atlanta’s favorite Labor Day tradition returns for 2017! With a super-fast run through the heart of Buckhead followed by a huge post-race party, the Big Peach Sizzler 10K is the perfect way to kick off your Labor Day festivities!

When

Monday | September 4th, 2017
7:30 a.m.

Race Start

Chamblee MARTA Station
5200 New Peachtree Rd
Chamblee, GA 30341

Race Finish

Buckhead Station Shopping Center
1 Buckhead Loop Rd
Atlanta, GA 30326

Run for longer, stronger lives! By registering in the Big Peach Sizzler, runners are supporting a charity that focuses solely on Cystic Fibrosis (CF) research and the CF community in Georgia.

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Labor Day Blues Barbecue at Park Tavern

Enjoy the scenery of Piedmont Park with an afternoon of earth-shaking blues music on the patio at Park Tavern! The 32nd Annual Blues Barbecue returns this Labor Day to offer Atlanta’s best barbecue and live blues performances!

When

Monday | September 4th, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where

Park Tavern
500 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Tickets

$20 Donation at the Door | $15 Advance Tickets
Kids Under 12 FREE

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

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!

When

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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Bastille Day: Soirée Blanche

Celebrate Bastille Day among the Atlanta Skyline with an evening of elegant French food, entertainment, and experiences at Soirée Blanche!

When

Saturday | July 15th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VIP Reception 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where

Nelson Mullins
201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363

Open to ages 21 and over, the all-white cocktail attire affair is one of Atlanta’s largest public celebrations in commemoration of France’s National Holiday – and we have you covered with the highlights!

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Pub Crawl on the BeltLine

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!

WHEN

Saturday | August 5th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TICKETS

$25

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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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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