Fernbank After Dark: It’s Electric!

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 February’s Fernbank After Dark: It’s Electric!

Event Details
Friday | February 14th, 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

Sparks are flying at Atlanta’s favorite adult science night with a special twist. Get electric with hands-on activities , live animal encounters, and demonstrations, access to all indoor exhibits open for self-guided tours, and 3D showings on Fernbank’s 4-story movie screen.

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6 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2019

Valentine’s Day is just a month away, so don’t delay on getting a jump on making the holiday special! You’ve made dinner reservations, why not bump it up a notch with some special holiday treats?

Whether you’re looking for a girls’ night out on the town or a unique way to surprise your Valentine, Atlanta has a lineup of events that are more special than ever for 2020.

From cooking classes to cocktails at Atlanta’s favorite attractions, we have you covered with our list of 6 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2020.

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Top 15 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The new year is in full swing, and we are excited for everything ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 5 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, January 9th – 12th, 2020.

Not quite ready to give up the holiday cheer? Sneak a little festive fun in with the whole family from the Atlanta Botanical Gardens to Fernbank Museum. 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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Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Love is in the air, and romance is blooming during a special evening with your sweetheart at Valentines in the Garden!

Event Details
Friday | February 14th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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Mardi Gras on The Roof | Ponce City Market

Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! The Roof at Ponce City Market is transforming into French Quarter this Mardi Gras season. Mardi Gras on The Roof will kick off with Family Fun, continue throughout the day with celebrations for all ages, and close the evening with a 21+ bash!

Event Details
Saturday | February 22nd, 2020
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
The Roof at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure

Atlanta’s largest Mardi Gras party takes partygoers around Atlanta for an afternoon of exploration and adventure at the Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure!

Event Details
Saturday | February 15th, 2020
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Registration Location
Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn
209 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Sips Under the Sea: Whale You Be Mine?

Atlanta’s most unique cocktail party is celebrating Valentine’s Day with Sips Under the Sea: Whale You Be Mine? Grab your Valentine and experience the magic of the Aquarium while enjoying romantic tunes, sweet cocktails, and delicious small plates!

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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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 4th, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 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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6 Ways to Commemorate MLK Day Around Atlanta | 2020

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by learning about his life and legacy as well as the many contributions of African Americans in Atlanta! Throughout the city, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration.

We have you covered with all the happenings around Atlanta in honor of the national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: January 20th, 2020.

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks | 2020

With free admittance to all National Parks, the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
January 20th, 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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