Top 12 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: May 12th – 15th

Atlanta Botanical GardensThe month of May is officially in full swing, and the city is really heating up with festivals, unique date nights, outdoor entertainment, and delicious food! Don’t miss what’s going on around the city with our Top 12 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 12th – 15th, 2022.

From cocktails in Atlanta’s premier locations (think oceanic views at the Georgia Aquarium and skyline views over at Park Tavern and the Botanical Gardens!) to one of our favorite festivals over in the Virginia Highlands, we have you covered all weekend long!

Kick off the weekend by catching the last few days of Fernbank Museum’s Knights in Armor, and get some more family fun at the Chastain Arts and Crafts Festival for some great gifts and inspiration!  The weekend ahead is filled with festivals for all ages, art, delicious craft cocktails, and so much more.

We have a lineup with exciting ways to experience the beauty and bustle of the city – whether you’re flying solo this weekend, looking for some time to connect as a family, or even sneak in a cocktail or morning brew with your special someone. However you choose to kick off the weekend, join us as we enjoy art, fresh food, and more!

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Around Atlanta This Weekend

Mother’s Day is only a few days a way, and it’s time to celebrate the mom in your life! Still looking for that unique wow-factor to make Mom feel extra special? While you could always treat her to an incredible meal over at Inman Park, we have put together our Top 10 Favorite Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day to take the stress out of planning while giving Mom and unforgettable weekend. 

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Experience scenic views of ocean creatures, an array of local art, or even the Atlanta skyline – all while enjoying incredible food, scrumptious sips, and live music!

Moms do so much for us. so, what better way to celebrate her than to turn the holiday into a weekend filled with family time, fresh flavors, and even a moment of respite?

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Chastain Spring Arts and Crafts Festival | 2022

Considered one of the nation’s leading art festivals, the Annual Chastain Park Arts Festival returns this Spring! With approximately 175 artists, Chastain Park will transform into an outdoor gallery against the backdrop of fresh spring colors.

Festival Dates
May 14th – 15th, 2022

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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Chastain Chase 5K | Chastain Park

Chastain Chase 5KLace 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
April 14th, 2022

Location
Chastain 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! 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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Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens

The 2022 Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens returns for the 7th annual showcase of the region’s leading design-industry talents! This year’s residence is location on an acre in Buckhead’s family-oriented Kingswood neighborhood.

Tickets Available March 4th

Showhouse Dates
April 14th – May 8th, 2022

Showhouse Hours
Thursdays – Saturdays · 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays · 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays – Wednesdays

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Bring One for the Chipper!

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
Saturday | January 8th, 2021

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 6 million trees, recycling them into mulch donated to playgrounds, government beautification projects, parks, and individual yards.

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving | 2021

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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: 2021.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2021 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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10 Places to Spot Santa Around Atlanta in 2021

Atlanta Santa SpottingsHe’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot The Big Guy in Red in 2021 and snap a picture with your family and pets.

The holidays may look a bit different after these past two years, but we’ve put our elves to work to help you find Santa no matter where you are in the city.

Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

Happy Holidays!

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Your 2021 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 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 2021 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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Top 6 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta | 2021

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: September 2nd – 6th, 2021.

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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