Old Fourth Ward Fall Festival

Celebrate a free day of family fun with the 5th Annual Old Fourth Ward Fall Festival! The park features live music, food trucks, beer tastings, DIY lantern making, and much more!

Event Details
Saturday | September 21st, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Historic Fourth Ward Skate Park
830 Willoughby Way NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

The incredible family-friendly day wouldn’t be complete without the best viewing spot for the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade in the evening!

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Summer Strings | Atlanta Botanical Garden

Don your favorite garden attire for an evening of live music and hors d’oeuvres beneath the shaded beauty of the Atlanta Botanical Garden at Summer Strings!

Event Details
Monday | August 26th, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, the National Park Service’s 103rd Birthday is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
August 25th, 2019

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 holiday than to get outdoors?

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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. August features the music of vocalist Brenda Nicole Moorer!

Event Details
Friday | August 16th, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 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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Top 5 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta

August is officially here, and Labor Day is quickly approaching! We have you covered with our list of Top 5 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta: August 30th – September 2nd, 2019.

Fall is just around the corner! Before you pick up that pumpkin spice, be sure to check out the fun and festivities throughout the last weekend of Summer. 

From festivals to flavor, there is something for all ages and tastes this Labor Day Weekend – We have all the highlights!

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Labor Day Blues Barbecue at Park Tavern

Enjoy the scenery of Piedmont Park with an afternoon of earth-shaking blues music on the patio at Park Tavern! The 34th Annual Blues Barbecue returns this Labor Day to offer Atlanta’s best barbecue and live blues performances!

Event Details
Monday | September 2nd, 2019
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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

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Center for Puppetry Arts Family Series | Old MacDonald’s Farm

The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! Featuring Theater for the Very Young, the interactive performance of Old MacDonald’s Farm will have the little ones dancing and singing along.

Event Details
July 30th – September 1st, 2019

Location
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!

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Big Peach Sizzler 10K &5K

With a super-fast run through the heart of Buckhead followed by a huge post-race party, the Big Peach Sizzler is the perfect way to kick off your Labor Day festivities.

Event Details
Monday | September 2nd, 2019

  • 5K Start | 7:00 a.m.
    Brookhaven MARTA Station
  • 10K Start | 7:30 a.m.
    Chamblee MARTA Station
  • Finish | 5K & 10K
    Buckhead Station Shopping Center

Run for longer, stronger lives at Atlanta’s Labor Day tradition! By registering in the Big Peach Sizzler, runners are supporting Miles For Cystic Fibrosis, an Atlanta-based charity focusing solely on Cystic Fibrosis (CF) research and the CF community in Georgia.

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Southern Wing Showdown

With 15 chefs from Atlanta and 15 chefs from the Southeast, the 4th Annual Southern Wing Showdown is back with 30 unique flavorsr! Come “Party With A Purpose” with some of the best chefs in the Southeast and enjoy a full day of wings, beer, Southern spirits, and local music!

Event Details
Sunday | August 25th, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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German Bierfest Atlanta

Get ready to polka, and mark your calendar for the 16th Annual German Bier Fest in Atlanta! 

Event Details
Saturday | August 24th, 2019
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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