Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

We have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, April 20th – Sunday, April 23rd, 2017.

It’s sunny skies ahead, and Atlanta is in the spirit all throughout town!

With so many great 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 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

Enjoy tasting flavors from new food trucks, explore a home tour (or two!), find some classic festival fun, and explore new music & art across several venues.

Whether you are looking for some time without the kids – or even some family fun for all ages – this weekend has it all!

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ATL Burger Week

Creative Loafing is bringing back ATL Burger Week for another year of mouthwatering burgers! Over 50 restaurants across Atlanta will be serving up $5 burgers all week long as they will compete to win your vote for ATL’s Best Burger.

WHEN
Sunday – Saturday | April 23rd – 29th, 2017

In addition to all the beef you can handle throughout the week, the Georgia beef Board will be offering up a KUDU Safari Braai Grill to giveaway, as well as a bunch of awesome rubs from Geogia Based Lane’s BBQ. ATL Burger Week is presented by Georgia Beef Board​, Red Brick Brewing Co.​ and Creative Loafing Atlanta!

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500 Songs For Kids

500 Songs For Kids features hundreds of bands and solo artists performing 500 songs over 12 nights! This year, the annual event will celebrate the 500 Greatest Feel-Good Songs of All Time.

WHEN
April 14th – 15th, 2017

WHERE
Smith’s Olde Bar

TICKETS
Pay what you want! That’s right, you can pay what you want at each show and the Foundation appreciates your contribution.

Yearly lineups have included all-star performances from Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Alchemy, Arrested Development, Butch Walker, Edwin McCain, and so many more!

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Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival

Atlanta’s premier wine experience returns for the 4th Annual Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival!

WHEN
Saturday | April 29th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE
City Winery
650 North Avenue NE #201
Atlanta, GA 30308

Guests will enjoy unlimited wine and craft beer tastings, live music, fun wine-themed activities, and more!

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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!

WHEN
Sunday | April 23rd, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

This year’s event kicks off with a bike parade and takes over a 4-mile stretch from Grant Park to Westview. 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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Autism Speaks Atlanta Walk

Lace up your tennis shoes for Annual Autism Speaks Walk, and give back to a great cause!

SCHEDULE
April 30th, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. | Mission Moment Ceremony
9:30 a.m. | Walk Start

WHERE
Turner Field – Green Lot
525 Capitol Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Wheelchairs, strollers, wagons, and walking assistance are all permitted on the 2.11-mile walk route.

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Taste of the Nation Atlanta

The 29th Annual Taste of the Nation Atlanta is the city’s preeminent culinary benefit supporting the fight to end hunger. An elegant evening of gourmet food and wine, Taste of the Nation features chefs and gourmet cuisine from Atlanta’s top restaurants, wine tastings, live entertainment along with live, silent, and wine auctions.

WHEN
Thursday | April 20th, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE
Southern Exchange at 200 Peachtree
200 Peachtree Street NW, #206
Atlanta, GA 30303

The 2017 event will showcase more restaurants, chefs, and surprises than ever before! Live Auction items will include exclusive trips, private dinners, cooking classes, experiences, and more.

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Atlanta Spring Wine Fest

Atlanta Wine Festival proudly presents the Atlanta Spring Wine Fest. Come out for an afternoon filled with 100+ wines, beer and cider, live music, food, and fun!

WHEN
Saturday | April 15th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE
Historic 4th Ward Park
655 North Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

TICKETS
$45 Advance | $50 After April 6th | $60 Day of Event

General Admission includes all beer and wine samples, entry to the festival, and a souvenir Govino-brand acrylic wine glass.

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Friday Jazz at The High Museum of Art

Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art on April 21st, 2017. From 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., enjoy an evening with trumpeter and vocalist, Jason Collier!

Backing some of the world’s most interesting entertainers on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Collier has an A-list repertoire! Currently, he performs with Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics, Blair Crimmins and the Hookers, Curtis Harding, and other bands in the southeast.

Live jazz performances will be featured in the atrium of the High Museum of Art every third Friday – and always with a great lineup!

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