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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Georgia Restaurant Week

Highlighting the state’s culinary hot spots, Georgia Restaurant Week returns for its 3rd year!

When

July 17th – 23rd, 2017
Monday – Sunday

Over 50 participating spots throughout Georgia will be offering prixe fixe menus ranging from $15-$35 per person. With lunch and dinner options available, diners are encouraged to make reservations in advance. The 2017 Georgia Restaurant Week is brought to you by the Georgia Restaurant Association.

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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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Stand Up for the Hooch

High Country Outfitters proudly presents the 6th Annual Stand Up for the Hooch!

When

Sunday | June 25th, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Race Location

Morgan Falls Park
Morgan Falls Road
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350

Race Party Location

High Country Outfitters
3906 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

There will be two separate courses at this year’s race: a 2-mile and 6-mile course. All ages and abilities are welcome to paddle the famous Chattahoochee River, and there will even be a free kids’ race (ages 6-12 years). Participants will receive a race t-shirt, lunch ticket, and access to SweetWater Beverages at the after party!

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Top 10 Fathers Day Happenings Around Atlanta

June is just around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate Dad! From Thursday through Sunday, we have you covered with a jam-packed weekend of the Top 10 Father’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta: June 15th – 18th, 2017.

While you can always treat Dad to brunch for Father’s Day, or even enjoy special admission prices for family fun, why stop there? From craft beer tastings to live music, exciting cars, and even a chance to give back – the Dad in your life is sure to feel appreciated this holiday with so many unique ways to celebrate!

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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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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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Dunwoody Nature Center Concerts in the Park

cicadarhythmsmJoin the Dunwoody Nature Center every other Saturday evening for the 2017 season of Concerts in the Park Bring your chair, blanket, and picnic dinner as you cool off with a rotation of select craft beers in the Meadow.

Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis across Dunwoody Nature Center’s beautiful meadow and back porch of the new deck.

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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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