Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The rain is clearing up, and there are clear skies ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 5th – March 8th, 2020.

Experience the best of Atlanta’s brunch flavors, explore Springtime in the city from flowers to family fun, and even  tap into your artistic side!

With a variety of events all throughout town, there’s something for everyone – and all ages! Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a  full weekend ahead.

  1. ASO Designer Showhouse
    Through March 22nd

    Buckhead
    In an exciting and unique collaboration, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Atlanta magazine and Atlanta Magazine’s HOME to present the Showhouse in Buckhead. With its light-filled, striking design, the architectural masterpiece is inspired from a 1945 Atlanta Youth Symphony Performance. Throughout the Showhouse, many of Atlanta’s finest interior designers will join together, creating an interior vision to complement the architecture.
  2. March HIGH Frequency Friday
    Friday, March 6th

    High Museum of Art
    The High is celebrating Ghanaian Independence Day at March’s Frequency Friday!  Kick off the evening with the Museum’s specialty cocktail of the night, learn Afrobeats dance moves with Cece Tor, and get a first look at the new exhibition Paa Joe: Gates of No Return
  3. Atlanta Brunch Festival
    Saturday, March 7th

    Atlantic Station
    With a newly expanded list of participating restaurants,  the best in Atlanta brunch steps it up with tasting-size signature menus, live entertainment, and all your favorite brunch beverages! Live music with Coast Guard and DJ QTip will keep the energy up throughout the Festival, giving guests the complete experience with food, bottomless drinks, and live entertainment. Wash it all down with delicious Bloody Marys, Mimosas, beer, and wine.
  4. Family Puppetry Series: Stellaluna
    Through March 8th
    Center for Puppetry Arts
    Join along as Stellaluna accidentally falls into the middle of a bird family’s home. Based off the book by Janell Cannon, the baby bat is graciously accepted as a bird – so long as she acts like one! The world premiere adaptation celebrates self-discoveries, unlikely friendships, and how we can be so different yet feel so much the same.  Your all-inclusive ticket includes: the live performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop™ or To-Go Kit, and admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum.
  5. Orchid Daze
    February – April
    Atlanta Botanical GardenKick off the new month and celebrate thousands of beautiful blossoms from February through April! Come rain or shine, guests will enjoy thousands of orchids indoors. The world of America’s favorite flower will be housed in tropical warmth, showcasing the beauty and fragrance of the exhibit!  Special events include: Orchid Market Weekends, Orchid Care Clinics, and Valentines in the Garden.
  6. Art on the Atlanta Beltline
    Atlanta BeltLine
    Enjoy this year’s new collaborations, special exhibits, and experiences of community engagement – all spanning seven miles of trail on the east and west sides of Atlanta! Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is the largest temporary, outdoor art project across the South and in the history of Atlanta. The spectacular exhibition brings more than 150 works of art to the Atlanta BeltLine corridor from visual artists, performers, and musicians.