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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Atlanta Cycling Festival

The 4th annual Atlanta Cycling Festival returns for a celebration all about cycling! The week-long festival includes bike rides, classes, and parties located all throughout Atlanta.

When

June 10th – 17th, 2017

The week kicks off with Tour of Tombs, a leisurely ride around Atlanta that will hit up some of the city’s most beautiful green spaces – cemeteries.

Themed rides and events will continue throughout the Festival Week with events for art lovers, cyclists who want to dress to the 9s and enjoy specialty cocktails, and even tours for the kiddos!

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10 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 25th – 29th, 2017! From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with all the wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the Summer season with our Top 10 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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13 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 14th, 2017.

We’ve compiled a list of the best ways to treat Mom this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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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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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 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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Nature Fest at Fernbank Museum

Explore the great outdoors and its inhabitants at Fernbank’s Nature Fest. The inaugural Family Fun Day offers 75 acres of outdoor adventures, crafts, nature walks, new discoveries, and much more!

WHEN
March 18th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

With fun for all ages, young and experienced nature lovers will find something to enjoy – and to discover!

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Spring Festival on Ponce

The 6th Annual Spring Festival on Ponce returns to feature 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, delicious local fare, and fun for the whole family!

WHEN
April 1st – 2nd, 2017
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE
Olmstead Linear Park
1788 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Set against the beautiful backdrop of historic Olmsted Linear Park, Festival admission is free and all ages are welcome.

Step into Spring as you take in the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Frank Olmstead Sr. In addition to fine arts and crafts, visitors are invited to enjoy live acoustic entertainment, a fun-filled children’s area, and local food from Atlanta’s favorite gourmet food trucks.

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Atlanta Film Festival

The 2017 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 41st annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature 163 films, Opening and Closing Night Presentations, 40 Creative Conference events, and 12 unique Special Presentations. 

WHEN
March 24th, 2017 – April 2nd, 2017

PARTICIPATING VENUES
Plaza Theatre, 7 Stages Theatre, Dad’s Garage Theater, Rialto Center for the Arts, Ponce City Market, and Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2017 festival has received a record breaking 6,000+ film submissions. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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