Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Get the most out of Summer all weekend long with out list of the Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, July 19th – 22nd, 2018.

Kick off the weekend with some sips and strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden, an outdoor movie, or an iconic outdoor concert! Art and competition heat up all weekend long at the BB&T Atlanta Open, live performances, and plenty of visual art to explore.

Whether you feel like a day of family fun, relaxation, or getting active outside, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Ahimsa House Walk, Wag ‘n Run 5K

Walk, Wag n’ Run for a great cause! The Ahimsa House 7th Annual 5K and 1K Fun Run is a wonderful opportunity to help people and pets escape domestic violence while staying active with your four-legged companions.

Event Details
Saturday | August 25th, 2018
5K Run at 7:30 a.m. | Fun Run starts at 8:45 a.m.

Location
Lenox Park | Brookhaven

Runners and walkers are invited to bring their dogs for the run to benefit the animal and human victims of domestic violence. Of course, participants without canine accompaniment are welcome too!

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Sips Under the Sea at Georgia Aquarium

Atlanta’s most unique cocktail party is ready to kick off the upcoming Football Season at Sips Under the Sea – Tailgate!

Event Details
Friday | August 24th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VIP Entry 6:00 p.m.

Location
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Whether you cheer for the Dawgs, the Jackets, or any other favorite team – No one celebrates football like Atlanta! Get ready to celebrate Saturdays in the South with  ice cold beer, delicious tailgate food, and your favorite game day playlist. There’s no better way to experience one of Atlanta’s top destinations – after hours without the kids!

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Healthy Living Day

Untitled-1_20160811175918120_5648991_ver1.0_640_360The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education invites children and adults of all ages to participate in Healthy Living Day!

Event Details
Sunday | August 26th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
1695 Marietta Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30318

Free & Open for All Ages

The 7th annual event features a variety of free activities for both kids and adults! Participate in arts and crafts, dance classes, food demonstrations, and even a healthy living book fair. Healthy living and nutrition seminars will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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German Bierfest Atlanta

Get ready to polka, and mark your calendar for the 15th Annual German Bier Fest in Atlanta! 

Event Details
Saturday | August 25th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location
Woodruff Park
91 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

The family-friendly festival is a celebration of authentic German beer, food, and music!

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Anne Irwin Emerging Artist Show

Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery proudly presents the annual Emerging Artists show! Nearly 40 artists will take the stage, offering most collections for under $1,000 each.

Opening Reception
Friday | August 3rd, 2018
6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

Show runs through September 1st.

Anne Irwin Fine Art
690 Miami Circle NE, #150
Atlanta, GA 30324

The Show will feature works from talented up-and-coming artists, including our team’s personal favorites! The exciting evening is a wonderful opportunity to mingle with local artists, enjoy uniquely new art, and connect with your local art community. 

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Come out for an evening of art-making, music, and live performances during First Fridays at High Museum of Art! Celebrate the new special exhibit, Outliers and American Vanguard Art with August’s First Friday!

Event Details
Friday | August 3rd, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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

Free with Museum Admission

The First Friday of August invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! We have you covered with all of the highlights.

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Fernbank After Dark

Fernbank After Dark offers exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, giant screen movies, craft beer and cocktails, and more at August’s Brewing & Bootlegging!

Event Details
Friday | August 10th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Continues Second Friday of Every Month

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Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 9th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

Festival Dates
August 18th – 19th, 2018

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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AgLanta Eats | Atlanta Botanical Garden

Formerly known as Taste of AgLanta, AgLanta Eats is now celebrating its third year with a new name and a fresh look at one of the city’s most incredible venues – the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Bring your appetites for delicious fare crafted from the freshest ingredients from local farms, all prepared by Atlanta’s top chefs.

Event Details
Monday | July 16th, 2018
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

All ages are welcome, so bring the entire family for an enchanting evening of delicious food, live music, activities, and more!

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