10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Around Atlanta | 2020

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 10th, 2020.

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 2020.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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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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Shepherd Center Derby Day | Chastain Horse Park

Due to concerns over the COVD-19 pandemic, this event has been rescheduled for September. See updates below!

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 38th Annual Shepherd Center Derby Day!

Event Details
Saturday | September 5th, 2020
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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Fernbank After Dark: Booze & Botanicals

Fernbank is temporarily closed to the public to help flatten the curve of the spread of COVID-19. Check back for updates!

Fernbank After Dark offers exclusive Museum access after dark with a variety of hands-on activities for adults! Don’t miss live music, giant screen movies, craft beer and cocktails, and more at April’s Fernbank After Dark: Booze & Botanicals!

Event Details
Friday | April 10th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Continues Second Friday of Every Month

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

Experience Atlanta’s favorite adult science night with a special twist. Put your senses to the test with hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and access to all indoor exhibits open for self-guided tours, and 3D showings of Flight of the Butterflies on Fernbank’s 4-story movie screen.

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Sips Under the Sea: Y2K

Due to health concerns from the COVID-19 outbreak, Sips Under the Sea: Y2K event on March 20th is canceled, but your ticket will be honored for the May 1st event.

Dig out your denim, put on your kicks and grab your bling – it’s time to chill with the sharks! If you’re looking for a wicked good time, grab your crew and roll out to Sips Under the Sea on Friday, March 20th as we bring it back to the 2000’s. Experience the magic of the Aquarium while enjoying throwback jams, sweet cocktails and delicious dining options – all without kids! As if! Don’t forget to wear your 2000’s inspired outfit!

Event Details
Friday | February 14th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

There’s no better way to experience one of Atlanta’s top destinations – after hours without the kids! Guests will have access to the entire Aquarium and all six galleries while enjoying cocktails across full-service bars, tapas from Wolfgang Puck Catering, and a live DJ.

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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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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Out of an abundance of caution, the listed 2020 Easter Events have all been cancelled to ensure the health and safety of Georgia families.

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2020 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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Top 11 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta

It’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Saturday, March 14th, 2020.

Whether you are looking to extend your festivities into a weekend-long celebration, or you’re just in it for the green Beer, we have you covered with all the highlights in every direction around the city!

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 11 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta!

With so many events throughout the city, Atlanta residents will be able to find ways to kick off the holiday all week long. 

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Rí Rá Paddyfest 2020

Due to COVID – 19 and the current climate concerning it, the outdoor portion of the festival will be cancelled – But that just means the inside will be even better! 

Rí Rá Paddyfest 2020 is celebrating Irish culture by closing down the streets for Atlanta’s biggest outdoor St. Patrick’s Day party!

Event Details
Saturday | March 14th, 2020
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Rí Rá Irish Pub
1080 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks | 2020

With free admittance to all National Parks, the first day of National Park Week is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
April 18th, 2020

National Park Week
April 18th – 26th, 2020

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived.

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 coming season than to get outdoors?

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