Dragon Con

dragonconDragon Con makes its annual return to Atlanta this Labor Day weekend, and we have all the details!

When

September 1st – 4th, 2017
Friday at 10:00 a.m. – Monday at 5:00 p.m.

Where

Interconnected via tube-ways and convenient pathways, the event will be hosted across 5 Midtown hotels including: Hyatt Regency, Hilton Atlanta, Sheraton Atlanta, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, and Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel.

Admission

  • Admission to the convention and hotels is FREE
  • Passes required for access to panel discussions, contests, concerts, celebrity signings, and more.
  • Ticketing packages cost $140-$160 for 4-day membership access and $65 for Banquet Tickets.
  • Children under the age of 6 are permitted for free.

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Sunset Summers Live at Park Tavern

12990963_10156836493425427_5836701179683252111_nSunset Summers returns for another great music series at Park Tavern on Sunday evenings!

The weekly concerts continue all summer long with alternative performances from Atlanta’s most buzz-worthy artists through September. Don’t miss Girls Guns & Glory & Cold Heart Canyon this Sunday, August 20th!

The concert series is free, and all shows run from 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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Healthy Living Day

Untitled-1_20160811175918120_5648991_ver1.0_640_360The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education invites children and adults of all ages to participate in Healthy Living Day!

When

Sunday | August 27th, 2017
Classes 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Performances 5:00 p.m.

Where

Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
1695 Marietta Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30318

Free & Open for All Ages

The 6th annual event features a variety of free activities for both kids and adults! Participate in arts and crafts, dance classes, food demonstrations, and even a healthy living book fair. Healthy living and nutrition seminars will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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Taste of Life

The 7th annual Taste of Life invites you to a soiree for a great cause at Atlanta’s sleek Westside Cultural Arts Center. The evening includes delicious food, craft cocktails, a spectacular silent auction, and an unforgettable art experience!

When

Saturday | August 19th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VIP Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 p.m.

Where

Westside Cultural Arts Center

760 10th Street Northwest
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Tickets

$50 General Admission | $75 VIP

The open bar party features wines from around the world, handcrafted cocktails, local craft beers, and delicious bites from Art of Food! DJ King Atlas will be spinning while guests bid on local art and experiences at the spectacular silent auction.

German Bierfest Atlanta

Get ready to polka, and mark your calendar for the 14th Annual German Bier Fest in Atlanta!

When

Saturday | August 26th, 2016
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where

Woodruff Park
91 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

The family-friendly festival is a celebration of authentic German beer, food, and music!

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The Big Huge Tiny House Event

The Big Huge Tiny House Event is back at Ponce City Market with a full weekend of tiny houses and great opportunities to talk sustainability!

 

When

Saturday & Sunday | August 26th – 27th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308

The two-day event is free and open to the public.

While learning about sustainability and play at Ponce City Market, take a tour of the Ponce flats, learn about composting,  and explore what solar power is doing for our environment!

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Can Can Ball

The black-tie-optional Can Can Ball invites you to an evening of dancing, live music, food, and a silent auction for charity. It will be a night to remember!

When

Friday | August 18th, 2017
8:00 p.m. – Midnight

Where

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Mix and mingle as over 2,000 guests dance to music from one of Atlanta’s hottest live bands, enjoy light fare from local restaurants, and participate in a silent auction filled with over 200 unique items.

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Atlanta Cocktail Wars

Atlanta Cocktail Wars is celebrating the best cocktails in the city as local restaurants compete to be crowned “Best Cocktail in Atlanta!”

When

August 27th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Park Tavern
500 10th St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

The festival will be serving up delicious craft cocktails, food from Atlanta’s favorite stops, and music from a local Atlanta DJ. Bringing their best cocktails to the table for Atlantans to judge, local mixologists will shake and stir their tastiest concoctions to win over the city’s toughest critics!

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Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

If you love food, art, or music (or all of the above!), this weekend is for you! Celebrate the heart of Summer in the city with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, August 10th – Sunday, August 13th, 2017.

From after-hours museum exhibits to delicious community festivals, there’s something for all ages this weekend. Explore the best of the Atlanta’s BBQ, catch a movie with the family, and enjoy some leisurely sips in the Gardens. You can even get in touch with your inner musician with a number of performances all around the city.

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Center for Puppetry Arts Family Series

The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! This August and September, Mother Goose has gone missing! Sing, wiggle, and clap along with Mary Mary to sort out the rhymes and find clues to Mother Goose’s whereabouts.

When

August 15th – September 17th, 2017

Where

Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!

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