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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July 4th Rooftop Backyard BBQ

Skyline Park is celebrating the red, white, and blue with Atlanta’s best panoramic skyline views and an evening to remember!


When

Tuesday | July 4th, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where

The Roof at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30308

Come out to the rooftop of Ponce City Market for delicious barbecue, craft cocktails, live music, entertainment, and of course – fireworks! The Roof will offer three ways to celebrate: explore skyline views at Skyline Park, Nine Mile Station, and Rooftop Terrace.

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Atlanta Moon Ride

The Atlanta Moon Ride is celebrating its 5th year!

When

Friday | June 9th, 2017
Festival-Style Pre-Party · 6:00 p.m.
Moon Ride · 11:00 p.m.

Beginning at Piedmont Park, the ride will continue through Atlanta’s most social, eclectic neighborhoods! The 6-mile night bike ride is a great way to connect with the community while safely exploring the Highlands, Old Fourth Ward, Ponce City Market, and Atlanta Beltline neighborhoods.

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City Winery Sunday Smoke Out

Enjoy a fresh take on Sunday night supper at City Winery’s Sunday Smoke Out!

When

Every Sunday | June – August
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where

The Patio at City Winery | Ponce City Market
650 North Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

With fresh takes on classic southern barbecue, great beer, and music, you can finish the weekend on a sweet note. City Winery will be serving up freshly-smoked brisket, wings, house-made smoked sausage, cole slaw, peach cobbler, and more!

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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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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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