Top 14 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Thanksgiving is almost here, and Atlanta is in the spirit of giving and celebrating the season! Get the most out of the Fall festivities ahead with our Top 14 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, November 16th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017.

From the Great Macy’s Tree Lighting to an unforgettable evening with the Serenbe Playhouse, Atlanta offers a huge variety of unique fun all weekend long! Lace up your tennis shoes for Autism Speaks, sip your way through Town Brookhaven for Bert’s Big Adventure,  or take in a bit of holiday shopping.

Whether you’re looking to explore a new neighborhood – or fall in love all over again with a familiar local spot-  there is plenty happening all through the city. Atlanta has 14 unique and festive happenings through Sunday, and we have you covered with the highlights!

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2017 Atlanta Area Photos With Santa

santaHe’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot him tin 2017 and get a picture with your family and pets.

No matter where you are in the Atlanta area this holiday season, Santa won’t be hard to find. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

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

When
November 11th – 12th, 2017

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the National Park Service Centennial this past year.

In the start of its 2nd century, 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 celebrate the start of a second century than to get outdoors?

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Marietta Chalktoberfest & Craft Beer Festival

Chalktoberfest returns to Marietta this Fall offering art, competition, and over 120 craft beers to enjoy!

Chalktober Fest
October 14th & 15th, 2017
FREE to Attend

Beer Festival
Saturday | October 14th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$45 Advance | $50 Door

LOCATION
Atlanta Street and Anderson Street
Around Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

30 Atlanta Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Chalktoberfest offers a wide variety of family fun, delicious food, and art – all in the heart of Marietta. Come out for a beautiful Fall day and explore the history and eclectic beauty only Marietta Square can offer!

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Great Atlanta Beer Fest

After 6 great years at Turner Field, the Great Atlanta Beer Fest is celebrating its 7th year at Suntrust Park!

WHEN
Saturday | October 7th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

TICKETS
$45 Advance | $50 After September 28th | $65 Same Day

This year, patrons will be drinking beer inside the new stadium along the concourse, both levels of the Chop House, over at “The Sandlot” (kids zone).

Over 150 beers and ciders will be available alongside a healthy selection of 25+ wines.

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Marietta StreetFest

The Marietta StreetFest celebrates its 26th year as September’s beloved annual tradition and fundraiser for the Marietta Museum of History. Renown as a Top 20 Event by Southeast Tourism Society, the annual StreetFest features antiques, classic cars, live music, an artist’s market, and more! 

Festival Dates
September 16th – 17th, 2017
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  | Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Marietta Square


Free & Open to the Public!

Marietta StreetFest is a great way to explore the surroundings and unique charm of Marietta Square! Guests are invited to browse the arts and craft booths, stroll down auto alley during the Hubcaps and History Cruise-In, and enjoy free family fun in Children’s Zone. NEW for 2017, military vehicles will be showcased at the Military & Specialty Vehicle cruise-In. Continue reading “Marietta StreetFest” »

Fall Atlanta Home Show & Outdoor Living Expo

homeshowThe 34th annual Atlanta Home Show and Outdoor Living Expo returns this Fall. For three days, Cobb Galleria will become home to all your home improvement needs with two shows in one!

When
September 8th – 10th, 2017
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where
Cobb Galleria Center
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

The Atlanta Home Show and Outdoor Living Expo is Georgia’s largest Fall Home Show, spanning the equivalent of three football fields worth of space. Over 300 companies come together each year to showcase their indoor and outdoor home improvement expositions of kitchens and baths, gutters, shutters, windows, doors, siding, and roofing. The Outdoor Living Expo will separately feature landscaped gardens, fire pits, ponds, as well as gardening and a variety of outdoor kitchen projects.

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Top 10 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta

Labor Day is quickly approaching, and we have you covered with our list of Top 10 Labor Day Happenings Around Atlanta: September 1st – 4th, 2017.

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!

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Marietta Art in the Park

Marietta Art in the Park makes its annual return to celebrate its 31st anniversary this Labor Day Weekend!

When

September 2nd – 4th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Glover Park, Marietta Square
50 N Park Square
Marietta, GA 30060

The long-loved tradition celebrates the arts featuring local and national artists from around the country. With fun for the whole family, art lovers of all ages will find something to enjoy!

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Georgia Restaurant Week

Highlighting the state’s culinary hot spots, Georgia Restaurant Week returns for its 3rd year!

When

July 17th – 23rd, 2017
Monday – Sunday

Over 50 participating spots throughout Georgia will be offering prixe fixe menus ranging from $15-$35 per person. With lunch and dinner options available, diners are encouraged to make reservations in advance. The 2017 Georgia Restaurant Week is brought to you by the Georgia Restaurant Association.

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