Your 2020 Guide to Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta

Now with even more festivities, we’ve updated our guide to help you get the most out of your socially-distanced spooky season.

It’s officially the season for spooking and bewitching! We couldn’t be more excited to get into the Halloween spirit with Your 2020 Guide to Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta.

This year may look a little different, but there are plenty of ways to get festive all month long. From family-friendly activities to virtual events and everything in between, we have you covered with all the highlights!

Check out our list below to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month:

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Chastain Park Arts Festival

Considered one of the nation’s leading art festivals, the Chastain Park Arts Festival returns this Fall! With over 185 artists, Chastain Park will transform into an outdoor gallery against the backdrop of vibrant autumn colors.

Festival Dates
November 7th – 8th, 2020

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

Location
Chastain Park
4469 Stella Drive
Atlanta, GA 30327

The award-winning festival free and open to all ages. Enjoy a leisurely day of shopping  among the unique works of painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers, and more! Fine local and regional artists and artisans will showcase their works along the scenic, tree-lined Park Drive in Chastain Park.

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Shepherd Center Derby Day | Chastain Horse Park

Due to concerns over the COVD-19 pandemic, this event has been rescheduled for September. See updates below!

It’s a party complete with fancy hats, seersucker suits, mint juleps, and tons of fun! Celebrate food, fast horses, and classic Derby entertainment at the 38th Annual Shepherd Center Derby Day!

Event Details
Saturday | September 5th, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Chastain Horse Park
4371 Powers Ferry Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30327

Event Highlights
Food and beverages  |  Live and silent auctions  |  Live music
Lawn and casino games |  Live broadcast of Kentucky Derby

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9th Annual Wine Chastain | Chastain Park Conservancy

Due to concerns over the COVD-19 pandemic, this event has been postponed. This page will remain updated as details develop!

The Chastain Park Conservancy and Georgia Primary Bank proudly invite you to the 9th Annual Wine Chastain Event. Enjoy the company of friends and neighbors while enjoying the premier wine and food-themed event!

Event Details
Saturday | April 25th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VIP Winemaker Wine Tasting
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location
Home of Linda and JP Matzigkeit
196 Pineland Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

Guests will enjoy wine from local Atlanta Distributors, catered tastings, and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the Chastain Park Conservancy and their mission to restore, enhance, maintain, and preserve historic Chastain Park.

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Chastain Chase 5K | Chastain Horse Park

The 2020 Chastain Chase has been postponed due to COVID-19. Updates to come!

Lace up those tennis shoes for a great cause while enjoying a scene walk/ run through Chastain Park! As part of Cancer Support Community Atlanta’s springtime fundraiser, Chastain Chase 5K includes a 5K, a 1-mile walk/run, and a Tot Trot. 

Event Details
Sunday | April 19th, 2020
Race Begins 8:00 a.m.

Location
Chastain Horse Park
4425 Powers Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30327

Winding through Chastain Park, Chastain Chase 5K is a chipped race with race options for all ages! Following the race, participants will also enjoy a live DJ and delicious food from The Fresh Market. Gather your friends and family for a memorable day of fresh air at one of the city’s most beautiful parks in memory of those affected by cancer. 

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Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The rain is clearing up, and there are clear skies ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 5th – March 8th, 2020.

Experience the best of Atlanta’s brunch flavors, explore Springtime in the city from flowers to family fun, and even  tap into your artistic side!

With a variety of events all throughout town, there’s something for everyone – and all ages! Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a  full weekend ahead.

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Chastain Park in Buckhead

Chastain Park is one of Buckhead’s favorite neighborhoods with Atlanta’s largest city park as its centerpiece. Located in the 30327 and 30342 zip code, Chastain Park has outstanding amenities and beautiful homes.

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20th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is celebrating a milestone 20 years of storytelling with through a proud tradition of entertaining audiences and fostering community dialogue!

Festival Dates
February 10th – 27th, 2020

Opening Venue
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

New for 2020 – Expanded Intown Venues
UA Tara Cinemas, Regal Perimeter Pointe, the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, Landmark Theatres Midtown Art Cinema, and the Plaza Theatre.

Young Professionals Night Location
The Woodruff Arts Center

The Festival has exhibited over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 countries. Throughout the festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!

Film Lineup TBA

With more than 38,000 moviegoers attending screenings in past years, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival made history by becoming the largest Jewish film festival in the world – And 2020 promises to bring even more excitement with amazing movies that entertain and captivate audiences in new ways!

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF) is an exploration of Jewish life, culture and history through the lens of cinema. The AJFF seeks to use the power of film to both entertain and educate, while challenging conventional perspectives on complex and challenging issues facing the Jewish and world community alike.

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Bring One for the Chipper

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?”It’s time to Bring One for the Chipper!

Event Details
January 4th, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees.

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving | 2019

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November is officially here, and the holiday season is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving: 2019.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2019 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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