9 Weekend Happenings Around Atlanta: May 17th – 19th

High Museum May CocktailWe have official reached Festival Season, and we couldn’t be more excited for all the fun ahead!  Don’t miss a moment with our Top 9 Weekend Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Friday – Sunday, May 17th – 19th.

Jump into the weekend with a collision of art, music, mixing, and mingling at the High Museum’s Friday Jazz. A variety of festival fun for all tastes and ages kicks off on Saturday with The Kirkwood Spring Fling and the return of the Virginia Highland Porchfest! And don’t forget to lace up your running shoes for a beautiful course at the Brookhaven Bolt for family fun. Wind down your weekend in support of CHKD with a Fairytale Tea and summertime flavors at Park Tavern’s Crawfish Boil

Be sure to hop on over the the Atlanta BeltLine for a culmination of art and flavor for an oasis in the city – And as always, we have you covered with the city’s best Farmers Markets and a newly updated lineup of Inman Park’s best restaurants. Through all seasons, we will continue to have a spectacular lineup of fun each week – with events for couples, families, and running solo.

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25th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

Flying Colors Butterfly FestivalThe 25th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival is back, filling the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

2024 Event Details
June 1st – 2nd

Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA 30075

With a variety of festival fun, Flying Colors will delight visitors of all ages! Enjoy being surrounded by hundreds of butterflies throughout weekend of delicious food, family fun, live music, and more.

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925 Faith Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30016

Offered at $1,200,000

A beautifully updated, brick and stone retreat nestled in the premier section of Glenwood Park. Featuring 3 levels of well-appointed living space with designer finishes, an abundance of natural light, and complemented by multiple covered balconies. Rare opportunity – sought after corner lot overlooking the community green space. Residents will relish the scenic views of the professionally landscaped park, playground, and water feature. With direct connectivity to the Atlanta Beltline, and a transferrable membership to the junior olympic-sized pool and fitness center included, residents can seamlessly embrace an active way of life. Plus, enjoy A+ walkability to an array of dining, shopping, grocery, and entertainment venues. 

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51 Peachtree Memorial Drive NW #3, Atlanta, GA 30309

Offered at $500,000

Rare opportunity to live at Seven Oaks – a boutique condominium building in the heart of Buckhead Atlanta! This two-bedroom top-floor unit sits on a quiet dead-end street in a completely residential section of Buckhead with access to Atlanta BeltLine’s Northside Trail. Incredible location just minutes from Bobby Jones Golf Course and Bitsy Grant Tennis Center, Atlanta Memorial Park, and Buckhead Village District.

This light-filled corner unit is full of charming features including whitewashed brick building, high ceilings, and hardwood floors throughout the unit. Spacious chef’s kitchen features granite countertops, freestanding island, and stainless steel appliances including Thermador oven and warming drawer, 5  burner gas range, dishwasher, and microwave. Roomy dining room opens to kitchen and living room for seamless entertaining. Living room leads out to a large covered patio to enjoy outdoor access overlooking a private community courtyard. Oversized primary bedroom includes en-suite bath with Waterworks fixtures. Generously sized guest bedroom and guest bath with Waterworks fixtures. Read More

20,000 Beers Under the Sea | Georgia Aquarium

2000 beers under the SEAGeorgia Aquarium is celebrating the arrival of Summer with more beers than the eye can SEA! Benefitting the Georgia Aquarium’s Sponsored Education Admission Program, 20,000 Beers Under the Sea will be an unforgettable experience at an even more memorable setting. 

2024 Event Details
Friday | June 14th
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street
Atlanta, GA 30313

Tickets
Member: $80.00
Non-Member: $85.00

While enjoying unlimited samples of beer, hard seltzer and cider, guests will also experience live music, an all-you-can-eat buffet, and access to the Aquarium galleries! 

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Fernbank After Dark | Fear Factor

Fernbank After DarkAtlanta’s favorite adult science night is back each month, offering exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of themed activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, immersive science demonstrations, full bars, and more at May’s Fernbank After Dark: Fear Factor.

Event Details: June 2024
Friday | June 14th
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Continues Second Friday of Every Month

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

June: Fear Factor

Come face your fears at Fernbank After Dark! Learn about the science behind fear, the most common phobias and much more. Features after-hour access to Fernbank’s exhibits, themed activities, music, and more! Music provided by Rare Birds, an original, retro-inspired rock and soul band.

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Don’t Miss the 2024 Virginia Highland Porchfest!

PorchfestWith 75 bands across 55 porches throughout the neighborhood, the 2nd Annual Virginia Highland Porchfest is sure to be the best yet! In addition to the incredible live music, the family-friendly event features a Kids’ Corner, food trucks, a VIP event, Fun Run, and more. 

2024 Event Details
Saturday | May 18th

Live Music – Hourly Performances
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Finale Performance | John Howell Park
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Comedy Show | Neighbor’s Pub
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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2024 LSU Atlanta Crawfish Boil at Park Tavern

ATL Crawfish BoilIf there’s anything Atlantans love, it’s crawfish and skyline views! The 2024 LSU Atlanta Crawfish Boil is serving up piping hot crawfish with a side of live music and Park Tavern’s incomparable atmosphere.
 
2024 Event Details
Sunday | May 19th
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 

10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend Around Atlanta | 2024

Mother's Day BrunchMother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s time to celebrate the mom in your life! Still looking for that unique wow-factor to make Mom feel extra special? While you can still treat her to an incredible meal over at Inman Park, we have put together our Top 8 Favorite Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day to take the stress out of planning while giving Mom and unforgettable weekend. 

Mother’s Day Weekend 2024
Friday – Sunday | May 10th – 12th

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Experience scenic views of ocean creatures, an array of local art, or even the Atlanta skyline – all while enjoying specially crafted food, scrumptious sips, and live music!

Moms do so much for us. so, what better way to celebrate her than to turn the holiday into a weekend filled with family time, fresh flavors, and even a moment of respite?

Happy Mother’s Day!

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1020 Saint Marks Walk, Suwanee, GA 30024

Offered at $850,000

Welcome to 1020 Saint Marks Walk! This renovated 5-bedroom, 4 bath home with an unfinished basement is located in St Marks, a popular swim/tennis community in Lambert School district.

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