The last weekend of Summer is finally here, and Atlanta is celebrating the upcoming season with an incomparable lineup of art, flavor, decor, and fun for all ages!
Kick off the weekend by sampling your way through the Kirkwood, Buckhead, and Fourth Ward neighborhoods with an incredible variety of food and wine. The Atlanta Zoo will also be serving up some refreshing fun on the wild side, and Atlanta’s own Botanical Gardens are even getting in on the flavor with a chocolate-covered weekend! Ready to refresh for Fall? Explore a number of the season’s Home Tours, experience art on the Atlanta Beltline, or keep it low-key with some family fun.
Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a long weekend ahead with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend:Thursday – Sunday, September 19th – 22nd, 2019.
Atlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta – This time, with its longest route yet! Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way at the Atlanta Streets Alive Southwest.
All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived.
Be part of America’s largest celebration of national heritage! It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.
Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to commemorate the coming season than to get outdoors?
Enjoy the unique charms of the historic Old Fourth Ward as you explore a wide variety of incredible living spaces! Featuring stunning lofts, classic, and contemporary designs, the Tour of Homes will inspire modernists and traditionalists alike.
Atlanta Botanical Garden Members are invited to an exclusive evening to celebrate Fall. Bring a flashlight to tour up to 100 Scarecrows in the Garden as the gardens get dark, enjoy live music, and bring the kids along for some children’s activities and delicious food!
Cooler temperatures are just around the corner, which means it’s time for Fall Fun at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Back for another season of family fun, Scarecrows in the Garden showcases 75-100 creative scarecrows throughout the gardens.
Event Details October 1st – November 3rd, 2019 Tuesday – Sunday | 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season with Fest-of-Ale at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens every Thursday in October! With live music and a selection of seasonal beers, you can experience the Atlanta Botanical Gardens after-hours unlike ever before!
Event Details Every Thursday in October 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Each Thursday will feature a unique way to participate and enjoy the evening. Past favorites include the Arts & Ales local market where guests find pottery, wood working, jewelry and more by local and regional artists. The market is a great way to get a jump start on holiday shopping and mingle with local artisans!
Enjoy a spectacular evening of dinner and dancing on the Great Lawn at the Garden of Eden Ball! The black-tie gala is the largest annual fundraiser in support of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, honoring Pamela and Neville Isdell for their generous support of the Garden and its mission.
Parade line-up will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Irwin Avenue at the start of the Eastside Trail. Participants will line up on the newly finished south section of the trail towards Edgewood Ave. The parade kicks-off at 8:00 p.m., traveling for two miles to the after-party at Park Tavern!