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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Gwinnett Restaurant Week

Savor the dates! Indulge in Gwinnett’s best restaurants without breaking the bank during the 2017 Gwinnett Restaurant Week.

When
July 16th – 20th, 2017

Throughout the week, Gwinnett’s premier chefs create signature menus that allow diners to enjoy a unique dining experience. With a variety of flavors, cooking styles, and ingredients, the Restaurant Week is a showcase of the city’s culinary talent and artistry!

Diners will enjoy 3-course prix-fixe menus exclusively priced at $25 and $35.

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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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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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Red, White & Brew

Celebrate Independence Day a bit early this year with over 500 aquatic species at Red, White & Brew!Held in the Oceans Ballroom, guests will enjoy magnificent views of beluga whales, manta rays, and whale sharks.

When

Saturday | July 1st, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Georgia Aquarium

225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

This year now includes access to the entire the Aquarium! In addition to views only found at Georgia Aquarium, guests will feast on classic BBQ, sip on unlimited beer samples, and hear live music from The Regulars Band.

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Atlanta Moon Ride

The Atlanta Moon Ride is celebrating its 5th year!

When

Friday | June 9th, 2017
Festival-Style Pre-Party · 6:00 p.m.
Moon Ride · 11:00 p.m.

Beginning at Piedmont Park, the ride will continue through Atlanta’s most social, eclectic neighborhoods! The 6-mile night bike ride is a great way to connect with the community while safely exploring the Highlands, Old Fourth Ward, Ponce City Market, and Atlanta Beltline neighborhoods.

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Fernbank After Dark

Fernbank After Dark offers exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Activities and science themes will change each month. Don’t miss the following highlights with June’s Summer Kick Off Party!

WHEN
Friday | June 9th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Continues Second Friday of Every Month

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North Point Mall Carnival

Come one, come all – It’s time for the North Point Mall Carnival!

When

June 2nd – 11th, 2017
Monday – Friday | 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday | 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where

North Point Mall
1000 North Point Rd
Alpharetta, GA 30022

From funnel cakes to fun for all ages, the North Point Carnival brings classic fun to the heart of Alpharetta! Come out for the giant ferris wheel, try your luck, and enjoy any number of rides including:

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