7 Weekend Happenings Around Atlanta: February 3rd – 5th

Inman Ponce RestaurantsIt’s time for a weekend refresh with our list of the Top 7 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Friday – Sunday, February 3rd – 5th, 2023.

February is officially here! Whether you’re looking ahead to Valentine’s Day, catching some live entertainment, or searching for a moment of respite, we have you covered all weekend long.

High Museum of Art kicks off the weekend with live music and fun just for the grownups and Frequency Friday returns! Two incredible art shows are currently open at Anne Irwin Fine Art (you won’t want to miss the closing days of their first exhibition of the year!), the Hope and Will Ball celebrates its landmark 20th anniversary as a premier annual fundraiser for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and we are getting some incredible design inspiration over at the Trinity School Spotlight on Art.

To round out the weekend, what better way than to explore the city’s best spots for flavor – Starting with Inman Park’s expansive lineup of restaurants or our updated list of our Top 10 Favorite Farmer’s Markets Around Atlanta

As the events in the new year pick up, don’t let the Winter Blues keep you down. We will continue to have a spectacular lineup of fun each week – with events for couples, families, and running solo. 

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20th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival | Park Tavern

20th Annual Oyster CrawfishEnjoy the best of New Orleans flavor as you dance, drink, and eat at the 20th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival!

2023 Event Details
Saturday | March 4th
2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Park Tavern
500 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Thousands have gathered for Park Tavern’s Crawfish Oyster Festival over the past 19 years, and this year’s celebration will not disappoint! Come out for a day of music and entertainment as you enjoy delicious crawfish, oysters, beverages, and New Orleans flair.

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Top 5 Happenings to Ring in 2023 Around Atlanta

The holidays are officially upon us, and we are already gearing up for a brand new year ahead!

Whether you are looking to kick off 2023 with some new resolutions (or even enjoy breaking old ones!), this year offers several events to celebrate the holiday.  From kid-friendly countdowns to cocktails without the kids, we have you covered with our Top 5 Ways to Ring in the New Year Around Atlanta for 2023!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Your 2023 Guide to Atlanta’s Top 10 Farmers Markets

If you’re anything like us, we are getting ready to embrace a new year. So when it comes to the new year in Atlanta, we can think of two things: enjoying everything fresh and getting outdoors! Grab those market bags and get ready to experience the city’s local flavors at their very best with our 2023 Guide to Atlanta’s Top 10 Farmers Markets.

Enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning sipping hot brewed coffee as you stroll through a rainbow of organic produce, listening to live music and exploring local art. Even the kids will enjoy the variety of family-friendly options, including activity centers, bay animals, picnics, and more! 

Shopping local has never been easier, and Atlanta turns a weekly stop for food into a remarkable experience for everyone.

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving | 2022

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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: 2022.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2022 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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Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

O4W Art FestivalCelebrate Emerging Artists with the art-rich history of Atlanta at the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival! Bringing art to the newly completed Historic Fourth Ward Park, the festival is a great opportunity to jump into Fall and support local artists.

2022 Festival Dates
October 1st – 2nd

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

Named “Best New Event” by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association, the beloved two-day arts festival has become the perfect embodiment of the neighborhood’s artistic innovation! The celebration of community and tradition is presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces for people of all ages, races, customs and interests. 

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An Evening with Melissa Etheridge at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

ABG Melissa EtheridgeTickets are now available for An Evening with Melissa Etheridge, a special outdoor concert at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Guests are invited to relax under the stars on the Great Lawn while enjoying live music from Melissa’s One Way Out Tour. 

Event Details
Friday | September 30th, 2022
8:00 p.m – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

The intimate concert experience includes general admission on the Great Lawn, and guests are encouraged to bring blankets and seats with low backs Limited food menu items will also be available for purchase alongside a selection of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks. 

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Beltline Marketplace

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) and The Village Market (TVM) have selected six local businesses to be a part of the inaugural BeltLine MarketPlace collaboration. The pilot program will run from July through November 2022. It includes Minority Business Enterprises whose owners include Black men, women, veterans, families and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Each business will have its own custom-designed  shipping container. This unique concept  provides direct access to the Atlanta BeltLine’s roughly two million annual visitors. The six businesses range from a vegan burger eatery to a Grady Baby brand apparel store and will be joined by a curated collection of food trucks. 

Cococakes by Coco, Good As Burgers and Grady Baby Company & Apparel will be located in the Eastside Trail Beltine Marketplace , located under the Freedom Parkway Bridge at 830 Willoughby Way NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Dope Coffee Company, Not As Famous Cookie Company and PinkPothos will be located in the Westside Trail Beltine Marketplace, located at 1089 Allene Avenue SW, Atlanta, GA. 30310

Learn more about the Beltline MarketPlace

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Our Top 10 Favorite Annual Events Along the Atlanta Beltline

ATL BeltlineUpdated for 2022, we have compiled our Top 10 Annual Events on the Atlanta Beltline!

The Atlanta Beltline has quickly developed into a hub of flavor, art, and activity in the city. From artists markets to wine strolls, pub crawls, and family fun – there is so much to experience and see with the Atlanta community!

Whether you’re looking to take a guided bike tour, enjoy some fresh air, or just explore the eclectic neighborhoods and whimsical trails of Atlanta, we have you covered with the top annual events to get you in the spirit!

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