Top 10 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Summer is officially starting, and we couldn’t be more excited! From a leisurely morning with the family at a local farmer’s market to cocktails in the garden, the weekend ahead is packed with fun for all tastes and ages.

Kick off the new season with 80 tons of sand at an outdoor beach party – right in the heart of the city! Sip on cocktails while mingling in Atlanta’s most beautiful gardens, catch an outdoor movie with the family, or wind down with some live jazz. This weekend is one to spend outdoors!

Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, June 20th – 23rd, 2019.

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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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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving

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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.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2018 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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