Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

The 19th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will fill the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

2018 Event Details
Saturday, June 2nd | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 3rd | Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Rd.
Roswell, GA 30075

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Doggies on the Catwalk

Doggies on the Catwalk is the best doggone event of the season! All for a great cause, Fashionado presents an unforgettable evening of fashion, cocktails, bites, and four-legged friends.

Event Details
Saturday| June 2nd, 2018

VIP Access – 5:30 p.m.
General Admission – 7:00 p.m.
Fashion Show – 8:30 p.m.

Location
Greenberg Traurig
3333 Piedmont Rd NE | Ste 2500
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

The 11th annual event features Atlanta’s most notable personalities donning the latest trends from SAKS Fifth Avenue with loving pups in tow.

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Boots and Bluegrass | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Ashford Park Friends proudly presents Boots and Bluegrass!

Event Details
Friday | June 22nd, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Southbound Restaurant
5394 Peachtree Road
Chamblee, GA 30341

Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy a fun night of live entertainment, hors d’oeurves, and drinks. Proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and additional contributions are also welcomed and appreciated.

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Top 10 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With so many great events all weekend long, a little rain can’t get us down! Kick off the exciting weekend ahead with our list of the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 17th- 20th, 2018.

From authentic Greek flavors to mixing and mingling in the Gardens, all tastes (and ages!) will find ways to have fun all weekend. Lace up your tennis shoes for the Brookhaven Bolt, or simply to browse the homes of the Grant Park and Kirkwood neighborhoods. The Atlanta Cycling Festival kicks off this weekend, which is the perfect way to work up an appetite for the margaritas, tacos, and craft beer festivals ahead!

Whether you feel like venturing out alone or enjoying some time with friends and family, we have you covered with 10 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Brookhaven Bolt 5K

Join your fellow runners as the Brookhaven Bolt 5K celebrates its 11th anniversary! Winding through the beautiful Ashford Park neighborhood of Brookhaven, the race has become one of the largest in the area and an annual family event enjoyed by everyone!

Event Details
Saturday | May 19th, 2018
8:00 a.m.

Location
1410 Dresden Drive
Brookhaven, GA  30319

Runners will begin at 8:00 a.m., while walkers and strollers will start at 8:05 a.m. Be sure to stick around for the Family & Fun Festival for some post-race festivities – You won’t want to miss it!

The challenging, but fair, course is an official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Join in on the race or cheer among fellow spectators along the tree-lined streets!

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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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Picnic in the Park

There’s no better place than Atlanta to dine al fresco – so grab a blanket and basket to share for a Sunday afternoon Picnic in the Park benefiting Wholesome Wave Georgia!

Event Details
Sunday | May 6th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Tickets
$35 | Two-person Picnic Basket
$70 | Four-person Picnic Basket
$5 | Beer and Open Wine Bar

Friends and families will share picnic baskets while also enjoying beer and wine, live music, dancing, and lawn games against Atlanta’s beautiful scenery at Historic Fourth Ward Park! Carefully crafted by Atlanta’s favorite chefs, each 3-course picnic basket serves 2 or 4 people.

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Slingin’ Wings Festival at Brookhaven Park

At the Slingin’ Wings Festival, restaurants from all over Atlanta will be slingin’ wings all day long for your tasting pleasure. Come out for a full day of good eats, frosty brews, live music, and all sorts of fun activities!

Event Details
Saturday | May 12th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Location
Brookhaven Park
4158 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319

Event proceeds will benefit Releash Atlanta, a 501c3 not for profit organization that works tirelessly to rescue dogs from high kill shelters throughout the state of Georgia.

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Shepherd Center Derby Day

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 36th Annual Shepherd Center Derby Day!

Event Details
Saturday | May 5th, 2018
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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