The Center for Puppetry Arts offers family fun for all ages throughout their Family Series! Join along on the groovy adventure of Pete the Cat, a cool, skateboarding, surfing, rocking blue cat and his fine friends! Based off the award-winning book series by Kim and James Dean, the production invites audiences to the “Pete the Cat Club” with a number of interactive and musical elements.
Children and adults alike will love the innovative adaptations of classic stories and dynamic original works by the Puppetry Center and other artists. Performances often sell out, so be sure to purchase tickets in advance!
Pete the Cat Stories included are: Pete the Cat: Rock On Mom and Dad, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat’s Big Lunch SCUBA-Cat, The New Guy, Valentine’s Day is Cool, Robo-Pete, and Bedtime Blues. Pete the Cat features rod puppets, projected animations, original music and interactive elements – such as singing along with The Wheels on the Bus and helping Pete solve a math problem.
The cast includes veteran performers at the Center for Puppetry Arts and Puppeteer/Composer Dolph Amick, who wrote the original music.
This year’s beloved tour showcases a range of spectacular private gardens, giving gardening enthusiasts the opportunity to explore impressive garden designs! Both experienced garden connoisseurs and inquisitive garden novices will delight in this self-guided tour. Gain inspiration from the exquisite ideas showcased by talented landscape architects, garden designers, and local gardeners.
Grant Park residents welcome you to tour their homes and gardens throughout the neighborhood. Join the community and explore the homes, businesses, and historic sites of Atlanta’s original streetcar suburb.
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!
Vendors will be onsite with booths, tents, and giveaways; and all ages are welcome! A Quiet Zone will also be readily accessible for those with sensory sensitivities, creating a safe space for those who may feel overwhelmed.
Founded as an Earth Day celebration, the Sweetwater 420 Fest has become one of Atlanta’s biggest parties while celebrating sustainability in the community! This year’s festival has upped the ante with tasty brews, incredible food, and a memorable entertainment lineup.
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!
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.
Festival Dates & Times April 25th – 26th, 2020 Saturday & Sunday · 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 2020 Tour of Homes Preview Friday | April 24th, 2020
The festival has something for everyone with music, kids activities, a Tour of Homes, a marvelous street parade, an artists’ market, and more! Come early, stay late, and enjoy some of the city’s best people-watching.
The only public Festival event on Friday is the Tour of Homes preview. Booths and other events start on Saturday. Admission to all Festival events is free! The Tour of Homes requires a paid ticket.