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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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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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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Paint the Town

Enjoy an evening of fine art, fine fare, and fine wine – All for a great cause! For the past four years, Paint the Town has raised over $450,000 to benefit children with life-threatening diseases.

WHEN
Saturday | February 4th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE
Vinings Gallery
938 Canton Street
Roswell, GA 30075

TICKETS
$150 | General Admission

The new location of Vinings Gallery on Canton will be transformed into the premier Napa Valley wine experience! Patrons will sample carefully selected wines, indulge in the finest in cuisine, and experience renowned works of art.

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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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Shen Yun at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

Back by popular demand, Shen Yun Performing Arts returns to Atlanta in 2017!

WHEN
January 12th – 15th, 2017
Various Showtimes

WHERE
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Atlanta | 30339

The mesmerizing experience can’t be found anywhere else – Not even in China! Filled with historically authentic costumes with breathtaking animated backdrops, Shen Yun revives a majestic culture from the brink of extinction.

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Shoppe Artisan

logo_artisanThe most unique, one-of-a-kind shopping experience is about to hit Atlanta this December! Shoppe Artisan will give discerning shoppers in the Southeast access to distinctive, handmade and unique holiday gifts from thousands of independent, modern makers throughout North America.

WHEN
December 9th – 11th, 2016
Friday | 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Vinings Jubilee Tree Lighting

catmax_photography_vinings_jubilee-9426Bring your whole family out for the Vinings Jubilee Tree Lighting! With a host of festive activities, this Winter Wonderland is sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

WHEN
Thursday, December 1st, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE
Vinings Jubilee
4300 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta | 30339

From carolers to live music and dance performances, the Vinings Jubilee Tree Lighting is sure to make you feel merry! Kids young and old will jump right into the holiday spirit with seasonal face painting, holiday-themed balloon twisting, and a special visit from Santa himself!

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