Sippin’ Safari at Zoo Atlanta | 2020

Take a walk on the wild side at Zoo Atlanta’s Sippin’ Safari! Guests will savor delicious bites and wine, all while enjoying a fun-filled evening in Atlanta’s most exotic and beautiful setting.

Event Details
Saturday | September 12th, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

VIP Hours | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Unlike your typical wine tasting, Sippin’ Safari features a wide selection of fine wines in a unique setting among exotic animals! Guests will enjoy evening wildlife viewing, live music, tasty bites, games, and more. Groove along to live music on stages around the Zoo from an eclectic lineup of performers!

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Adult Prom: A Prehistoric Night to Remember

Due to ongoing concerns over COVID-19, Fernbank Museum’s Adult Prom has been cancelled for 2020.

Fernbank Museum has been host to plenty of high school proms, and now they are celebrating the 21+ crowd. Journey back to high school and relive your glory days with Fernbank’s first-ever Adult Prom: A Prehistoric Night to Remember!

Event Details
Friday | June 26th, 2020
8:00 p.m. – Midnight

Location
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
767 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Scales and Tails | Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Fernbank is open and bringing you up close and personal to the world’s most unique critters. The Scales and Tails event will feature interactive learning activities with live reptiles and amphibians throughout the day.

Event Details
Saturday | July 18th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Event Details
Saturday | July 18th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Decatur Lantern Parade

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the Decatur Lantern Parade has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 29th, 2020.

The Decatur Lantern Parade invites you to light up the night! Kick off the Decatur Arts Month and celebrate summer by parading to the downtown square in Decatur alongside the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble.

Event Details
Saturday | August 29th, 2020
9:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Line up at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue after 8:00 p.m. to parade to the downtown square at 9:00 p.m.!

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Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes

Due to safety concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the 18th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes and 11th annual Spring Fling 5K Road Race have been cancelled.

See why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 18th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!

Festival Date & Time
Saturday | May 16th, 2020
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5K Road Race
Downtown Kirkwood | 8:30 a.m.

Tour of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Bessie Branham Park
2051 Delano Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite at the kids area before enjoying delicious food from local vendors or at the BBQ competition. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

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Decatur Arts Alliance Fine Arts Exhibition

Be among the first to experience an impressive array of works at the Decatur Arts Alliance Fine Arts Exhibition! With art carefully selected by a distinguished jury, the multimedia presentation compliments the Decatur Arts Festival with a unique and fresh perspective.

Event Details
May 21st – June 16th, 2020

Location
Dalton Art Gallery – Decatur
141 E College Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030

Enjoy refreshments while meeting the artists and exploring a collection of paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, and mixed media! Both regional and national artists contribute to the exhibition, with each piece carefully reviewed by the city’s most respected members of the arts community. 

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Decatur Concerts on the Square

Due to safety concerns over the spread of COVID-19, Concerts on the Square have been cancelled for May 2020.

On Saturday evenings throughout May and September of 2020, Decatur presents Concerts on the Square! The live music series is held every Saturday on the Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur, beginning each evening at 7:00 p.m.

Unwind after a long week and bring your friends and family along to enjoy the beautiful evenings of late Summer and early Fall. Set against the scenic backdrop of the Community Square, the concert series is a great time to pack a picnic or purchase a delicious meal from a nearby restaurant while enjoying the live performances from a variety of artists each week.

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Decatur Arts Festival

With more family fun and artful events than ever, the 14th Annual Decatur Arts Festival is bringing Downtown Decatur to life this Memorial Day weekend!

Event Details
Friday – Sunday
May 22nd – 24th, 2020

Friday ArtWalk | 5:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Families are invited to enjoy an artist market, live musical performances, improvisational and stand-up comedy, a children’s festival, literary events, dance performances and more! Kicking off this year’s festivities, the  ArtWalk opens the festival on Friday evening with a variety of artful events to celebrate all through the weekend. 

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Atlanta Film Festival

This event has been cancelled for 2020.

The 2020 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 44th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 30th – May 10th, 2020

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Blackbox
Dad’s Garage Theater | Hilan Theatre
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church | Hotel Clermont
Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge | Paris on Ponce

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2020 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from 120+ countries around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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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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