Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

From Texas to D.C., the Eight Annual Atlanta Food & Wine Festival spotlights the rich food and beverage traditions of the South!

Event Details
May 31st – June 3rd, 2018

Location
Located in Midtown, the festival will primarily take place at Loews Hotel Atlanta with tasting tents throughout Piedmont Park Promenade in addition to festival dinners, classes, and events located throughout town.

Join fellow wine and food lovers alongside award-winning chefs, sommeliers, and beverage innovators to sip, sample, and savor the South! Known as the first culinary festival in the nation dedicated to showcasing the rich food and beverage traditions of the South, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival offers a fulfilling variety of weekend activities!

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Decatur Lantern Parade

lantern-parade-group-e1420496845476The Decatur Lantern Parade invites you to light up the night! Kick off the Decatur Arts Month and celebrate summer by parading to the downtown square in Decatur alongside the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble.

Event Details
Friday | May 11th, 2018
9:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Line up at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue after 8:00 p.m. to parade to the downtown square at 9:00 p.m.!

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Poncey-Highland Tour of Homes

The Poncey-Highland Tour of Homes isn’t your average home tour. Experience the best of the neighborhood’s local stops as you take a look into 8 of Poncey-Highland’s gorgeous homes, tour Hotel Clermont, and enjoy a rooftop after party!

Event Details
Saturday | May 12th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Throughout the tour, guests will enjoy sips and snacks from 9 of the neighborhood’s favorite restaurants and hangouts.

In addition to Hotel Clermont tours all day,  three super-stylish historic lofts, three historic craftsman homes, a sleek city home with skyline views, and one stunning modern are all showcased on the self-guided tour!

2018 Tour Tickets | $30

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Decatur Concerts on the Square

On Saturday evenings throughout May and September of 2018, Decatur presents Concerts on the Square! The live music series is held every Saturday on the Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur, beginning each evening at 7:00 p.m.

2018 DATES

MAY: 5th, 12th 19th, 26th
SEPTEMBER: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Unwind after a long week and bring your friends and family along to enjoy the beautiful evenings of late Summer and early Fall. Set against the scenic backdrop of the Community Square, the concert series is a great time to pack a picnic or purchase a delicious meal from a nearby restaurant while enjoying the live performances from a variety of artists each week.

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Picnic in the Park

There’s no better place than Atlanta to dine al fresco – so grab a blanket and basket to share for a Sunday afternoon Picnic in the Park benefiting Wholesome Wave Georgia!

Event Details
Sunday | May 6th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Tickets
$35 | Two-person Picnic Basket
$70 | Four-person Picnic Basket
$5 | Beer and Open Wine Bar

Friends and families will share picnic baskets while also enjoying beer and wine, live music, dancing, and lawn games against Atlanta’s beautiful scenery at Historic Fourth Ward Park! Carefully crafted by Atlanta’s favorite chefs, each 3-course picnic basket serves 2 or 4 people.

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935 Riverside Trace, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Offered at $900,000

5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath brick beauty with finished basement in Riverside, a sought-after swim/tennis community in Sandy Springs. Top-rated public schools include Heards Ferry Elementary, Ridgeview Middle School and Riverwood High School!  

As you enter, you will find a two-story foyer with curved staircase. On the left, an elegant dining room which seats twelve. On the right, a keeping room which can be used as a breakfast room, opens to the beautifully renovated gourmet kitchen.

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Slingin’ Wings Festival at Brookhaven Park

At the Slingin’ Wings Festival, restaurants from all over Atlanta will be slingin’ wings all day long for your tasting pleasure. Come out for a full day of good eats, frosty brews, live music, and all sorts of fun activities!

Event Details
Saturday | May 12th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Brookhaven Park
4158 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Event proceeds will benefit Releash Atlanta, a 501c3 not for profit organization that works tirelessly to rescue dogs from high kill shelters throughout the state of Georgia.

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Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From jam-packed flavor to family fun, this weekend has the city of Atlanta in the Spring spirit! Get the most out of the beautiful weekend ahead with our list of the Top 13 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Friday – Sunday, April 20th – 22nd, 2018.

In the mood for some major design inspiration? Explore the immaculate homes and gardens of Druid Hills before popping over to Buckhead for this year’s remarkable Showhouse and Gardens! Hungry for flavor? This weekend is filled with tasting events from wine to Atlanta’s renown festival flare. With several fundraising events, there’s also no better time for partying for a great cause. Lace up your tennis shoes, sip on cocktails, or enjoy an outing with the kids – This weekend has something for everyone!

Whether you feel like staying close to home or venturing out into a new neighborhood, we have you covered with 13 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Shepherd Center Derby Day

It’s a party complete with fancy hats, seersucker suits, mint juleps, and tons of fun! Celebrate food, fast horses, and classic Derby entertainment at the 36th Annual Shepherd Center Derby Day!

Event Details
Saturday | May 5th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Chastain Horse Park
4371 Powers Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30327

Event Highlights
Food and beverages  |  Live and silent auctions  |  Live music
Lawn and casino games |  Live broadcast of Kentucky Derby

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Sips Under the Sea at Georgia Aquarium

Atlanta’s most unique cocktail party is bringing back prom –  and this time without chaperones –  at Sips Under the Sea: Prom Night!

Event Details
Friday | May 11th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VIP Entry 6:00 p.m.

Location
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Anything goes at this prom do-over! Dress in your prom best, and practice your favorite awkward photo poses at a Prom that’s sure to have significant improvement since high school. Enjoy signature cocktails, scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, and and experience one of Atlanta’s top destinations – after hours without the kids!

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