Top 20 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With several festivals, adult cocktail parties, food tastings, and art exhibits, it’s time to soak up the beautiful weather ahead all weekend! Can’t decide what to do? Kick off the next few days with our Top 20 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, September 21st – Sunday, September 23rd, 2017.

Looking for family fun? The weekend is bursting with family-friendly events from performances to several festivals. If some time away from the kids is more your speed, enjoy a cocktail party, stroll for wine through Atlanta’s favorite neighborhoods, and explore new art and music.

Whatever you’re in the mood for, Atlanta is serving up 20 fun and unique happenings all weekend long, and we have you covered with the highlights!

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Inman Park Restaurant Week

Indulge in Atlanta’s heart of culinary flavor during the 2017 Inman Park Restaurant Week!

When
September 25th – October 1st, 2017

Throughout the week, local restaurants and pubs will offer prix-fixe menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner at $15, $25, and $35.

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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 | September 24th, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location

Central Atlanta celebrates Atlanta’s signature Peachtree Street from the heart of the city in Downtown through Midtown.

Closed to motorized traffic, the 3-mile route along Peachtree and S. Broad  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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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine

beltlineMark your calendars for the 8th annual return of Art on the Atlanta BeltLine!

When: September – November, 2017
Cost: Free

Performances and festivities kick off with the annual Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade on  Saturday, September 9th and continue through mid-November.

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Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade

Celebrate the opening of Art on the Atlanta Beltline with the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade!

When
Saturday | September 9th, 2017
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
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Location
Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail
660 Irwin St NE
Atlanta, 30312

Free & Open to All Ages

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Top 10 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta

Labor Day is quickly approaching, and we have you covered with our list of Top 10 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta: September 1st – 4th, 2017.

Fall is just around the corner! Before you pick up that pumpkin spice, be sure to check out the fun and festivities throughout the last weekend of Summer. From festivals to flavor, there is something for all ages and tastes this Labor Day Weekend!

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

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

When

August 25th, 2017

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

In the start of its 2nd century, be part of 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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The Big Huge Tiny House Event

The Big Huge Tiny House Event is back at Ponce City Market with a full weekend of tiny houses and great opportunities to talk sustainability!

 

When

Saturday & Sunday | August 26th – 27th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where

Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave Ne
Atlanta, GA 30308

The two-day event is free and open to the public.

While learning about sustainability and play at Ponce City Market, take a tour of the Ponce flats, learn about composting,  and explore what solar power is doing for our environment!

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Big Ol’ Group Run

Come out for an evening of socializing, education, and fun at the 4th annual Big Ol’ Group Run! Runners and walkers from all over Atlanta will join together to take over Ponce City Market and the community’s beloved Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail.

When

Wednesday | August 9th, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Where

Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Registration

$5

In addition to course support in the run, registration includes a commemorative bib name tag and item, entry into the Run Group Social at City Winery, entry into the grand raffles, and more! Registrants will also enjoy giveaways from Run Social Atlanta and Run Group Expo Vendors, Ponce City Market Restaurant & Shop discounts, and other prizes.

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Atlanta Summer Wine Festival

Atlanta Wine Festival proudly presents the Atlanta Summer Wine Fest. Come out for an afternoon filled with over 50 wines, beer and cider, live music, food, and fun!

When

Saturday | August 12th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

City Winery
650 North Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Tickets

$45 Advance | $50 After August 3rd | $60 Day of Event

General Admission includes all beer and wine samples, entry to the festival, and a souvenir acrylic wine glass.

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