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 Streets Alive!

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Date

Sunday | June 11th, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location

This Summer’s event introduced a brand new event, exploring uncharted territory through the Westside via Marietta Street and Howell Mill.

Closed to motorized traffic, the route is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities. Come take part in the family-friendly fun by biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets!

The free event transforms the streets of Atlanta into a public park open to the community. There is no beginning or end, so hop on in wherever you’d like!

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MA! Atlanta Design Festival

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MA! Atlanta Design Festival devotes two weeks valuing design’s impact across economic, cultural, policy and social means — bringing the best ideas in international design to the United States.

When

June 2nd – 11th, 2017

Returning for its 11th year, Atlanta Design festival is the new name for Design is Human Atlanta – organized by MA! Design is Human.

From this year’s featured project to Tour details, explore all the highlights:

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Virginia Highland Summerfest

Summertime is nearing, and it’s time to celebrate with the annual Virginia Highland Summerfest! The beloved family festival extends through the Virginia Highlands, filling every foot with something to see.

When

June 3rd – 4th, 2017
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Summerfest is located on scenic and historic Virginia Avenue between North Highland Avenue and Park Drive. The 5K race begins at the eastern end of the festival just one block east of the intersection of Virginia and North Highland.

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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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2017 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Summer Movies

Summertime is coming, which means it’s time to shake up your movie routine! Whether you are looking for an outdoor family flick, a date night on the town, or to keep the kiddos busy during the week – We have you covered!

1. MOVIES ON THE TOWN

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Thursdays | June 1st – July 27th

On Thursdays at dusk, bring a blanket or chair and grab a bite from any of the local restaurants to enjoy dinner on the green space! The blend of animated and non-animated movies are perfect for dates, family nights, and everything in between!

Movie Schedule

June 1st · Moana
June 8th · Sing
June 15th · Back to the Future
June 22nd · Legally Blonde
June 29th · Rudy
July 6th · No Movie
July 13th · The Lego Batman Movie
July 20th · Hidden Figures
July 27th · LaLa Land

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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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Offered at $589,000

This gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 and a half bath brick townhouse is in Morningside Elementary and walking distance to shops, restaurants, Piedmont Park and the Atlanta Beltline! Offering high-end finishes, an open floorpan and two-car garage, this is low-maintenance, intown-living at its finest!

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500 Songs For Kids

500 Songs For Kids features hundreds of bands and solo artists performing 500 songs over 12 nights! This year, the annual event will celebrate the 500 Greatest Feel-Good Songs of All Time.

WHEN
April 28th – 29th, 2017

WHERE
Smith’s Olde Bar

TICKETS
Pay what you want! That’s right, you can pay what you want at each show and the Foundation appreciates your contribution.

Yearly lineups have included all-star performances from Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Alchemy, Arrested Development, Butch Walker, Edwin McCain, and so many more!

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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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