August Friday Jazz | High Museum of Art

Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an entirely new twist on your favorite musical experience – This month, featuring music in two locations throughout the Museum! Not your typical Friday Jazz, enjoy an inspired performance from Joe Gransden.

Event Details
Friday | August 20th, 2021
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Relax with a cold cocktail, explore the museum’s permanent collections, and enjoy the incredible variety of jazz from straight ahead to free jazz, bebop to swing, and more.

The immersive experience will feature local talents layering notes, improvising melodies, and drawing on inspiration from jazz history. 

Based upon CDC guidance, face coverings are optional for fully vaccinated visitors.

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Strings in the Garden | Atlanta Botanical Garden

Don your favorite garden attire for an evening of live music and hors d’oeuvres beneath the shaded beauty of the Atlanta Botanical Garden at Strings in the Garden!

Event Details
Monday | September 13th, 2021
5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Grant Park Conservancy Summer Shade unFestival

It’s time to bid adieu to summer – but with a twist-  at the Grant Park Summer Shade unFestival! Keeping the health and safety of everyone in mind, this year’s event is mixing things up while still bringing the art, music, and food the Atlanta community has come to love over the past 19 years. 

Instead of a single afternoon or weekend in the park, supporters of the Grant Park Conservancy can enjoy an entire “Season” of the Summer Shade unFestival!

The season will kick off on August 2nd with the opening of race registration in addition to sales for raffle tickets, t-shirts, and wine!

Festival Season Kicks Off August 2nd, 2021

By embracing the unFestival in 2021, the in-person event can return in 2022 bigger and better than ever! Proceeds from this year’s event still benefit the Grant Park Conservancy, the organization responsible for maintaining the city’s oldest park. 

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Food-O-Rama Food Truck Extravaganza at Grant Park

Food-O-Rama is back, and Atlanta’s original Food Truck Extravaganza is returning to where it all started at Atlanta’s Historical Grant Park!

Event Details
Saturday | August 28th, 2021
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Grant Park
90 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30308

NO ENTRY FEE

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ADAC in Bloom | Virtual Event

FLOWER magazine and ADAC invite you to celebrate the 10th annual virtual ADAC in Bloom! The virtual event features a day of style and design with lectures, book signings, and floral demonstrations. 

Event Details
Wednesday | July 21st, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Esteemed guests include by interior designer Charlotte Moss of New York, New York; landscape designer Fernando Wong of Miami, Florida; and floral designer Paulina Nieliwocki from Blue Jasmine Floral in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. Each event requires advance registration.

Event Schedule

10:00 a.m. | Charlotte Moss, Interior Design Presentation
Sponsored by Century Furniture

1:00 PM | Fernando Wong, Landscape Design Presentation

3:00 PM | Paulina Nieliwocki, Floral Design Presentation & Floral Demonstration

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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival | Summer Block Party

The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is back and better than ever!

The community of Brookhaven is celebrating its resilience throughout the past year – all while honoring the heroic efforts of first responders and medical workers at this Summer’s Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival: Summer Block Party!

 

Event Details
July 30th – 31st, 2021

The  free event transforms downtown Brookhaven into a family-friendly zone open only to pedestrians. Restaurants are invited to open out onto the sidewalks, welcoming guests back for their favorite dishes while enjoying live music, food trucks, a Kids’ Zone, and more activities for all ages!

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Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival

After a brief hiatus this past year, the Decatur BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival is back to celebrate its 20th anniversary! 

Event Details
Saturday | August 14th, 2021

Location
Legacy Park
500 S Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30030

Music Lineup
5:00 p.m. – Smith & Calvert
6:30 p.m. – Blair Crimmins & the Hookers
8:00 p.m. – G Love and the Juice

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Sips Under the Sea: Luau

Georgia Aquarium is embracing the warm air and inviting seas with a special Sips Under the Sea: Luau! The one-of-a-kind event welcomes you with a lei as you walk in, an island drink, and an evening to dance those worries away. Come enjoy the Aquarium in a way that feels like you have it all to yourself!

Event Details
Friday | August 13th, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

There’s no better way to experience one of Atlanta’s top destinations – after hours without the kids! Guests will have access to the entire Aquarium and all six galleries while enjoying cocktails, dining options, and a live DJ.

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Atlanta Field Day

Atlanta Field Day is bringing Recess back to Atlanta for some throwback fun!

Event Details
Saturday | August 7th, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark
680 Dallas Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

Recruit your team of 8+ friends, grab some beers, and have a day of nostalgic outdoor fun! Atlanta Field Day is just like field day in grade school, built with adults in mind. This year’s event will feature some Field Day classics, as well as a variety of new games including: Bubble Gauntlet, P.D.I. Relay, Grass Twister, Tug-O-War, Eating Contests, Backyard Wheelbarrow Race, Photo Booth Scavenger Hunt, Back is the New Front Relay, Giant Paper Airplane Toss, and more!

2021 promises even more new games and fun surprises!

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