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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Smyrna Crawfish Boil

Enjoy two days of fresh food, live music, and fun at the 15th Annual Smyrna Crawfish Boil!

WHEN
April 29th – 30th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

WHERE
Atkins Park Smyrna

Get pinched in Smyrna! Atkins Park Partner & Zac Brown’s Executive Chef, Rusty Hamlin will boil your crawfish to perfection. Crawfish & Cajuns are all shipped directly from New Orleans!

And don’t forget to quench your thirst Abita beer – THE New Orleans Beer. Thousands of pitchers will be flowing and pouring all weekend long!

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, National Park Week is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

WHEN
April 15th-16th, 2017
April 22nd-23rd, 2017

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the National Park Service Centennial this past year.

National Park Week is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to celebrate the start of a second century than to get outdoors?

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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Spring is only a few days away, which means Easter is just around the corner! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2017 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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Spring Atlanta Home Show

The 39th annual Atlanta Home Show returns this Spring as Cobb Galleria transforms for 3 days to serve all your home improvement needs!

WHEN
March 24th – 26th, 2017

WHERE
Cobb Galleria Center
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

SHOW HOURS

  • Friday · March 24th  | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday · March 25th | 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday · March 26th | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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17 Atlanta Area Farmers Markets to Explore in 2017!

With the weather warming up, there is no better time for light, fresh food!

The farmers markets around Atlanta have you covered with delicious local fare, and we’ve put together a list to help you find one in your neighborhood.

Enjoy a leisurely morning of browsing crisp blooms, sampling baked pastries, and sipping on freshly brewed coffee all while supporting your local farmers at any of the 17 Atlanta Area Farmers Markets to Explore in 2017! Continue reading “17 Atlanta Area Farmers Markets to Explore in 2017!” »

Smyrna Oysterfest

Get ready for the 6th Annual Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar’s Oysterfest in Smyrna!

WHEN
Saturday & Sunday
January 28th – 29th, 2017
Doors Open 11:00 a.m.

WHERE
Atkins Park Smyrna
2840 Atlanta Road
Smyrna | 30080

The Mardi Gras themed Oysterfest will be held indoors across two delicious days! Guests will enjoy shucking an abundance of raw, grilled, and fried oysters to wash down with frosty Abita.

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Tickets are now available for the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival!

WHEN
January 24th – February 15th, 2017

WHERE
Films will be screened across seven venues throughout Metro Atlanta

  • ITP: UA Tara Cinemas, Regal Atlantic Station, the Woodruff Arts Center (including Closing Night in beautiful Symphony Hall).
  • OTP: Regal Perimeter Pointe, Lefont Theater, GTC Merchants Walk, and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

This year’s festival features a record number of 202 screenings, showing 75 films from 24 countries. Throughout the 23-day festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!

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Bring One for the Chipper

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?” Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees. The mulch created from the recycled trees has been used for playgrounds, local government beautification projects, and individual yards.

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