Cocktails in the Garden Returns for 2023 | Atlanta Botanical Garden

Cocktails in the Garden ABGCocktails in the Garden returns for another gorgeous season of bubbles and botanicals! Back by popular demand, the beloved weekly event continues mixing and mingling 5 nights a week.

May –  September

2023 Event Details
Tuesdays – Sundays
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Science on Tap: The Science of Beer | Georgia Aquarium

Science on TapEver wonder how beer is made? Georgia Aquarium welcomes guests 21+ to enjoy a beer tasting alongside this month’s creative lesson on how science is present in our daily lives. Don’t miss the food, beer, and fun as you learn from the experts at April’s Science on Tap!

2023 Event Details
Wednesday | April 20th
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street
Atlanta, GA 30313

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April Friday Jazz with Julie Dexter | High Museum of Art

Julie DexterFriday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an entirely new twist on your favorite musical experience. Not your typical Friday Jazz, enjoy an evening with a signature cocktail and music in two locations throughout the Museum!

2023 Event Details
Friday | April 21st
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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. 

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Shepherd Center Derby Day | Chastain Horse Park

Shepherd Derby DayIt’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 Shepherd Center Derby Day!

2023 Event Details
Saturday, May 6th
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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

Atlanta’s biggest Kentucky Derby-themed fundraising event is the highlight of Atlanta’s Spring social calendar – and a Shepherd Center tradition since 1983. 

10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: March 24th – 26th

Garden PartyIt’s finally Spring, so let’s get a jump headfirst into the season this weekend! It’s time for a (very Springy) weekend refresh with our  Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Friday – Sunday, March 24th – 26th, 2023.

Nothing says Spring like fresh fare, light and airy new art, and festival fun for all ages! Kick off the weekend with the culmination of the High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction before taking the whole family out for a full weekend of live music, art, food, and fun at the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival!

Over at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the beloved Orchid Daze exhibit continues this weekend, and Atlanta Blooms has also continued the springtime fun! Celebrate both remarkable exhibits alongside brews and bubbly at the Botanical Garden’s Garden Party.

The Atlanta Science Festival is celebrating the last weekend of their landmark 10th anniversary; and as always, we have you covered with the city’s best Farmers Markets and eclectic flavors of Inman Park.

As the events (and the weather) heat up, we will continue to have a spectacular lineup of fun each week – with events for couples, families, and running solo.

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Chastain Spring Arts and Crafts Festival | 2023

Considered one of the nation’s leading art festivals, the Annual Chastain Park Arts Festival returns this Spring! With approximately 175 artists, Chastain Park will transform into an outdoor gallery against the backdrop of fresh spring colors.

2023 Festival Dates
May 13th – 14th

Festival Times
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday  | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chastain Park
4469 Stella Drive
Atlanta, GA 30327

Named as one of the nation’s Top 100 (67) Arts Festival Nationwide by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the award-winning festival free and open to all ages. Enjoy a leisurely day of shopping  among the unique works of painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers, and more! Fine local and regional artists and artisans will showcase their works along the scenic, tree-lined Park Drive in Chastain Park.

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Fernbank After Dark | Booze and Botanicals

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, science demonstrations, full bars, and more at April’s Fernbank After Dark | Booze and Botanicals.

Event Details
Friday | April 14th, 2023
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20 Summer Camps to Engage Your Kids Around Atlanta | 2023

Summer Camps 2023It’s already time to start planning for Summer, which means it’s Summer Camps are beginning to open registration! We’ve put together a list of Summer Camps and Private school activities for children of all ages to help you ensure a safe, enriching, and fun program for your child to enjoy this Summer.
Through our comprehensive list of 20 different private schools, camps, and churches, families can explore the best options for Summer – whether you need half-day camps or full-day programs for campers from ages 3-18 years.  From art to sports, SAT preparation to nature, we have you – and your campers – covered!

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Top 10 Easter Events Around Atlanta in 2023

St. Regis EasterWe’ve officially sprung forward, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2023 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta – From interactive events at the Children’s Museum to Easter Brunch with the whole family, and of course some deliciously crafted cocktails and mimosas along the way.

Whether you’re hunting for eggs, treating yourself to Afternoon Tea, or looking for time together as a family, we have you covered with all the highlights this Easter!

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