7 Weekend Happenings Around Atlanta: February 23rd-25th

ABG Spring bloomsIt’s time for the weekend respite!  We have you covered all weekend long with our 7 Weekend Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Friday – Sunday, February 23rd – 25th, 2024.

Kick off the fun on Friday with the return of Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Slower Show where guests can also explore Orchid Daze

Heading into the weekend, the Steamhouse Lounge Oysterfest returns with an explosion of flavor, live music, and fun! The stunning art opportunities continue with shows at Anne Irwin Fine Art, WildWoods AGLOW, and more.

As always, we have you covered with the city’s best Farmers Markets and eclectic flavors of Inman Park. 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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Top 10 Easter Events Around Atlanta in 2024

St. Regis EasterIn just a few weeks, we will Spring Forward, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! With so many eggs hunts throughout town, searching for an engaging, unique way to celebrate the holiday can feel daunting. We have combed through all the local events to help you save some time (and sanity!) with our list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2024. 

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, make the most of your Easter holiday all weekend long!

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10 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Around Atlanta | 2024

St. Patrick's Day Parade AtlantaIt’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Sunday, March 17th, 2024 – But the festivities ands shenanigans are kicking off early all weekend long. 

Whether you are looking to extend your festivities into a weekend-long celebration, or you’re just in it for the green Beer, we have you covered with all the highlights in every direction around the city! Lace up your tennis shoes, join in on giving back to kids in need – Even get the whole family out for a weekend of delicious food, live music, and fun for all ages! 

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 10 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta: March 9th – 17th, 2024.

With so many events throughout the city, Atlanta residents will be able to find ways to kick off the holiday all week long. 

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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival Returns to Blackburn Park!

Cherry Blossom Festival 2024The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is back, and it’s returning to Blackburn Park for 2024! The free event transforms downtown Brookhaven into a family-friendly zone with live music, food trucks, a Kids’ Zone, and more activities for all ages! This year’s festival features headliners Barenaked Ladies and +Live+ at the 2024 Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival concert.

2024 Event Details
March 23rd- 24th

Cherry Blossom 5K
Saturday | March 16th
8:30 a.m.

Location
Blackburn Park
3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving | 2023

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Thanksgiving is finally here, and the holiday hustle is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving: 2023.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2023 Thanksgiving holiday!

From holiday interior decor to dining, activities for all ages – and even some unconventional fun – we have all your tastes covered even if turkey isn’t on the menu this year.

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Piedmont Park Arts Festival Returns for 2023

Piedmont Park Arts festivalKnown as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

2023 Festival Dates
August 19th – 20th

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

Festival Location
Piedmont Park
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

Featuring nearly 250 regional artists, the festival emphasizes visual arts and family fun. Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!

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9 Ways to Relax & Remember Memorial Day Weekend | 2023

Memorial DayMemorial Day is quickly returning this Monday, May 29th, 2023!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 9 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early. Whether you’re looking to grab some extra time outdoors with the family, sneak a romantic night out onto the calendar, or explore exciting art and music all weekend long, we have you covered with the holiday highlights!

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 9 Happenings all weekend long.

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The Brookhaven Bolt is Back for 2023!

Brookhaven Bolt 2023On your mark, get set… The Brookhaven Bolt is back! Winding through the beautiful Ashford Park neighborhood of Brookhaven, the race has become one of the largest in the area and an annual family event enjoyed by everyone!

2023 Event Details
Saturday | May 20th

Race Start/ End
Village Place Brookhaven
1430 Dresden Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30319

Runners will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by staggering times for walkers and strollers.  Be sure to stick around for the Post-Race Festival with an awards presentation for all race finishers!

The 5K course is considered challenging, but fair, for runners of all abilities. Join in on the AJC Peachtree Road race qualifier or cheer among fellow spectators along the tree-lined streets!

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Dunwoody Art Festival Returns This Mother’s Day Weekend

Dunwoody Art FestivalEmbracing a happier and healthier 2023, the Dunwoody Art Festival returns this Mother’s Day weekend, and it’s bigger and better than ever! With over 130 artisans, this year’s event will include your favorite vendors, artists, exhibitors – and many new ones to enjoy. Come for the art, maybe pick up a unique Mother’s Day gift, and bring the whole family along for delicious festival food and fun for the kids! 

2023 Event Details
May 13th – 14th
Saturday | 10:00  a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Dunwoody Village Shopping Center
1317 Dunwoody Village Parkway
Dunwoody, Georgia 30338

The annual celebration transforms Dunwoody Village Parkway into a shoppers’ paradise with a whimsical artists market, Kidz Zone, and a lineup of local food trucks serving culinary treats! Top artists from around the country join together, showcasing craft pieces, including: photography, paintings, and folk art alongside artwork made from clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood. Since Sunday is the busiest festival day, the shopping kicks off bright and early Saturday morning and continues all weekend long!

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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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