Top 11 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The weekend ahead is bursting with summertime fun from the cocktails and food to incredible art!

Explore your way throughout the city to experience one-of-a-kind art, family fun, and incredible live music. This weekend is serving up some serious fun – right outside your doorstep! The fun kicks off among the beautiful scenery at Atlanta’s own Botanical Garden and continues all along the BeltLine, and beyond. Wrap up the weekend with some fresh local food, a family-friendly flick, or even a live puppet show!

Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a long weekend ahead with our Top 11 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, August 15th – 18th, 2019.

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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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Party at the Park | Chastain Horse Park

Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Party at the Park welcomes patrons for an unforgettable evening for a great cause!

Event Details
Saturday | June 8th, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

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

Derby Attire Encouraged

Centered around the Belmont Stakes horse race, the Derby-themed event features live music, backyard games, a silent auction, and of course – race viewing!

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta | 2019

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 12th, 2019.

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Enjoy some family time outside riding bikes or illuminating the night, or treat mom to an evening on the town – or even an afternoon of sipping and sampling all to herself. 

No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta in 2019.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Shepherd Center Derby Day | Chastain Horse Park

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 37th Annual Shepherd Center Derby Day!

Event Details
Saturday | May 4th, 2019
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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Chastain Park Spring Arts and Craft Festival

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

Festival Dates
May 11th – 12th, 2019

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. Take Mom out for 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

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 14th, 2019
Race Begins 8:00 a.m.

Location
Chastain Park
215 W Wieuca Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30342

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Wine Chastain | Chastain Park Conservancy

The Chastain Park Conservancy and Georgia Primary Bank proudly invite you to the 8th Annual Wine Chastain Event. Enjoy the company of friends and neighbors while enjoying the premier wine and food-themed event!

Event Details
Saturday | April 27th, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 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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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 7th, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 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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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Save the dates as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for its 19th season!

Festival Dates
February 6th – 26th, 2019

Venues
Films will be span across five venues throughout Metro Atlanta

The Festival has featured over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 countries. Throughout the 23-day 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

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