WonderRoot Artists Market at Ponce City Market

Continuing each month through the year, the WonderRoot Artists Market at Ponce City Market returns on June 2nd!

Event Details
Sunday | June 2nd, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
The Shed at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Featuring 40 artists each month, WonderRoot hosts an active market for creative people to sustain themselves and illuminate their skills. The Shed at Ponce City Market is a covered platform off of the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail, making the Artists Market easily accessible for a lovely afternoon of shopping and browsing.

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Top 15 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From a leisurely morning with the family at a local farmer’s market to cocktails in the garden, the weekend ahead is packed with fun for all tastes and ages! 

With two iconic home tours and a variety of tasting events, Atlantans will be at no shortage for flavor and variety throughout the city’s most eclectic neighborhoods. Catch an outdoor movie or concert, enjoy art for children and adults alike, and soak up the beautiful weekend ahead!

Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with the Top 15 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 16th – 19th, 2019.

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Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

The 20th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will fill the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

2019 Event Details
Saturday, June 1st | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 2nd | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

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Virginia Highland Summerfest

Summertime is nearing, and it’s time to celebrate with the annual Virginia Highland Summerfest! The beloved family festival extends through the Virginia Highlands, filling every foot with something to experience.

Festival Dates
June 1st – 2nd, 2019

Festival Times
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Celebrating 36 years of art, food, and fun, Summerfest is a feast for the senses. Experience live bands, great art, local food, and celebrate summertime! 

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Atlanta Design Festival

Now in its 12th year, the Atlanta Design Festival (formerly Design is Human) devotes 9 days to the impact of design across economic, cultural, policy and social means — bringing the best ideas in international design to Atlanta.

Event Details
June 1st – 9th, 2019

In addition to satellite architecture tours, activities will span the whole city of Atlanta to include a number of showroom presentations, talks, installations, culinary creations, and more!

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Nothing has you saying “TGIF!” like First Fridays at the High Museum of Art! With drop-in art making, live performances, and drinks for purchase, the First Friday of April invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! 

Event Details
Friday | May 3rd, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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

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31 Days of Jazz: Friday Jazz at The High Museum of Art

Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an evening of live jazz performances featured in the atrium every third Friday – always with a great lineup. May features the music of saxophonist Luke Weathington!

Event Details
Friday | May 17th, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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.

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Decatur Arts Festival

With more family fun and artful events than ever, the 13th Annual Decatur Arts Festival is bringing Downtown Decatur to life this Memorial Day weekend!

Event Details
Friday – Sunday | May 24th – 26th, 2019
Friday ArtWalk 5:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Families are invited to enjoy an artist market, live musical performances, improvisational and stand-up comedy, a children’s festival, literary events, dance performances and more! Kicking off this year’s festivities, the  ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening with a variety of artful events to celebrate all through the weekend. 

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta | 2019

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 12th, 2019.

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Enjoy some family time outside riding bikes or illuminating the night, or treat mom to an evening on the town – or even an afternoon of sipping and sampling all to herself. 

No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta in 2019.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes

See why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 17th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!

Festival Date & Time
Saturday | May 18th, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5K Road Race
Downtown Kirkwood | 8:30 a.m.

Tour of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Bessie Branham Park
2051 Delano Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite at the kids area before enjoying delicious food from local vendors or at the BBQ competition. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

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