Top 12 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The summertime fun is still going strong all weekend long, and this weekend has some of our favorite local events! Get the most out of the sunshine ahead with the Top 12 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, August 16th – 19th, 2018.

Kick of the weekend with an outdoor garden party, explore some new art while listening to jazz on the sax, and even sample your way throughout the city!

From dancing to dinosaurs, there is definitely a variety of fun for all ages. Whether you feel like a day of family fun, relaxation, or getting active outside, we have you covered with 12 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, National public Lands Day is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
September 22nd, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the 2018 “Park Stars” week.

Be part of America’s largest celebration of national heritage! It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to commemorate the holiday than to get outdoors?

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Top 7 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta

Labor Day is quickly approaching, and we have you covered with our list of Top 7 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta: August 30th – September 3rd, 2018.

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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It Starts in the Park 5K

It Starts in the Park 5K invites you to get your play on during Park and Recreation Month! Lace up your tennis shoes to run through Blackburn park and the beautiful surrounding neighborhoods.

Event Details
Sunday | July 29th, 2018
1K – 7:15 a.m. | 5K – 7:30 a.m.

Location
Blackburn Park
3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road
Brookhaven, GA 30319

Registration
$25 Through July 3rd
$30 July 4th Through July 27th
$35 – Race Day 

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10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in 2018

With Summer only a few days away, it’s time to start planning your 4th of July plans! We have you covered with 10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Atlanta in 2018.

All through Atlanta, the city is in the spirit with a variety of events!

From the family-friendly to an adult night on the town, there’s something for everyone.

Kick off the morning with a festive parade, explore a new neighborhood, and end the exciting holiday with a number of spectacular fireworks. The festivities are stretching all through the holiday weekend and into the week, so you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun!

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Stand Up for the Hooch

High Country Outfitters proudly presents the 7th Annual Stand Up for the Hooch!

Event Details
Sunday | June 24th, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Race Location
Morgan Falls Park
Morgan Falls Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Race Party Location
High Country Outfitters
3906 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

There will be two separate courses at this year’s race: a 2-mile and 6-mile course. All ages and abilities are welcome to paddle the famous Chattahoochee River, and there will even be a free kids’ race (ages 6-12 years). Participants will receive a race t-shirt, lunch ticket, and access to SweetWater Beverages at the after party!

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11 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 26th – 28th, 2018!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 11 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 11 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta

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 13th, 2018.

From festivals to a night on the town, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Dunwoody Art Festival

The City of Dunwoody presents its favorite Mother’s Day tradition with the Dunwoody Art Festival!

Event Details
May 12th – 13th, 2017
Saturday | 10:00  a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The 8th annual celebration transforms Dunwoody Village Parkway into a shoppers’ paradise with a whimsical artists market, featuring arts and crafts and a variety of artwork for sale.

Top artists from around the country will showcase craft pieces, including: photography, paintings, and folk art alongside artwork made from clay, fiber, glass, metal, and wood.

Pick up a special gift for Mother’s Day from one of the many jewelers offering unique handmade pieces!

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ATL Burger Week

Creative Loafing is bringing back ATL Burger Week for another year of mouthwatering burgers! Over 40 restaurants across Atlanta will be serving up $5 burgers all week long as they will compete to win your vote for ATL’s Best Burger.

Event Details
Monday – Sunday | April 23rd – 29th, 2018

ATL Burger Week is presented by Georgia Beef Board​, Evan Williams Peach, Atlanta Eats, and Creative Loafing Atlanta – serving up all the beef you can handle all week long!

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