Summer Solstice Soiree at Avalon

Celebrate the longest days of summer for a great cause at the Summer Solstice Soiree benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta!

When

Saturday | June 17th, 2017
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Where

The Plaza at Avalon
2200 Avalon Boulevard
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Dress to impress in your in summer white attire as you sample bites from Avalon’s esteemed chefs, sip on summer cocktails, dance to live music by 120 East, and enjoy an amazing live auction.

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Sandy Springs Lantern Parade: Take it to the River!

Back by popular demand, the Sandy Springs Lantern Parade invites you to “take it to the river!”

When

Saturday | June 10th, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Parade Steps Off at 9:00 p.m.

Where

Steel Canyon Golf Club
460 Morgan Falls Rd | Sandy Springs, GA 30350

With colorful lanterns lighting the way, the parade begins at Steel Canyon Golf Club and courses through Morgan Falls Overlook Park. The illuminated parade is a creative community collaboration, and your participation is what makes it magical!

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Callanwolde Jazz on the Lawn

Season-Tickets-Graphic_Gray-1024x1024The Callanwolde Fine Arts Center hosts a brilliant array of musicians this summer at Jazz on the Lawn! The Summer Concert Series presents a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz performers on Friday evenings throughout the Summer.

When

Fridays | June 16th – August 11th, 2017
Doors Open 6:30 p.m.
Concerts 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location

Callanwolde Amphitheater
980 Briarcliff Road, NE | Atlanta, GA 30306

With its beautiful surrounding grounds, Callonwolde Amphitheater offers the perfect natural and historic setting. Bring your loved ones, a picnic, and blanket – And settle in for an evening filled with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues music!

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Top 18 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From new flavors all over town to two iconic Home Tours, we have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, May 18th – Sunday, May 21st, 2017.

With 18 unique events all over town, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to take in all the beauty of the city with our list of the Top 18 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

This weekend offers an exciting variety of springtime fun from several food and beer festivals to art, flavor, music, and design. Explore a new neighborhood – or even explore new art and flavor within your own! Whatever you decide, Atlanta has enough excitement to feel like an exciting oasis right at home.

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Roswell Lavender Festival

 

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The Roswell Lavender Festival enters its 7th year in celebration of All Things Lavender!

When

Saturday | June 10th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Barrington Hall
535 Barrington Drive
Roswell, GA 30075

Hosting the perfect scenery, Barrington Hall is a Greek Revival-style mansion radiating historic charm. The festival is a treat for the senses with classes and demonstrations in the carriage house, lavender food samples on the porch, and arts and crafts to explore!

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Atlanta Streets Alive!

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Date

Sunday | June 11th, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location

This Summer’s event introduced a brand new event, exploring uncharted territory through the Westside via Marietta Street and Howell Mill.

Closed to motorized traffic, the route is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities. Come take part in the family-friendly fun by biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets!

The free event transforms the streets of Atlanta into a public park open to the community. There is no beginning or end, so hop on in wherever you’d like!

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Brookhaven Beer Fest

The 7th annual Brookhaven Beer Festival returns just in time to kick of the Summer season!

When

Saturday | June 10th, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where

Brookhaven Park
4158 Peachtree Road
Brookhaven, GA 30319

The festival is one of Atlanta’s largest and most popular beer tasting events, featuring 200+ beers and wines to sample. Explore an unbeatable range of IPAs, pale ales, wheat beers, lagers, ambers, and stouts, and much more. Everyone from the casual beer drinker to the beer connoisseur will find something to enjoy! 

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North Georgia Soap Box Derby

Formerly known as the Dunwoody-NE Georgia Soap Box Derby, the North Georgia Soap Box Derby is celebrating its 10th year!

When

June 2nd – 3rd, 2017

Where

First Baptist Church
4400 North Peachtree Rd. | Dunwoody, GA

Drivers across all categories will zoom down the 700-foot hill in hopes of moving on to the 80th All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship in July! In addition to racing Stock, Super Stock and Masters Division cars, the Soap Box Derby includes a Super Kids Race for children with disabilities.

After spending 20-30 hours building their cars, kids ages 7 – 18 years old will race to go on to compete at the world championship in Akron, Ohio in July.

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MA! Atlanta Design Festival

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MA! Atlanta Design Festival devotes two weeks valuing design’s impact across economic, cultural, policy and social means — bringing the best ideas in international design to the United States.

When

June 2nd – 11th, 2017

Returning for its 11th year, Atlanta Design festival is the new name for Design is Human Atlanta – organized by MA! Design is Human.

From this year’s featured project to Tour details, explore all the highlights:

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Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

The 18th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will fill the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

When

June 3rd – 4th, 2017
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd | Roswell, GA 30075

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