Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival is postponed until Fall 2020. Updates to come!

Known as one of the top art festivals in the nation, the 11th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival returns with two full days of art, family-friendly activities, and more!

Festival Dates TBA

Festival Hours
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Festival Location
Piedmont Park
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

Featuring nearly 250 regional artists, the festival emphasizes visual arts and family fun. Explore the works of talented painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters!

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Big Peach Sizzler 10K &5K

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, the Big Peach Sizzler has been cancelled for 2020 and will return in 2021.

With a super-fast run through the heart of Buckhead followed by a huge post-race party, the Big Peach Sizzler is the perfect way to kick off your Labor Day festivities.

Event Details
September 6th, 2021

Run for longer, stronger lives at Atlanta’s Labor Day tradition! By registering in the Big Peach Sizzler, runners are supporting Miles For Cystic Fibrosis, an Atlanta-based charity focusing solely on Cystic Fibrosis (CF) research and the CF community in Georgia.

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Dinosaur Day at Fernbank Museum

It’s time to stomp, chomp, and party like a dinosaur at the annual Dinosaur Day. This prehistoric party celebrates all things birthday and dinosaur-related!

Event Details
Saturday | August 15th, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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

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Sippin’ Safari at Zoo Atlanta | 2020

Take a walk on the wild side at Zoo Atlanta’s Sippin’ Safari! Guests will savor delicious bites and wine, all while enjoying a fun-filled evening in Atlanta’s most exotic and beautiful setting.

Event Details
Saturday | September 12th, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

VIP Hours | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location
Zoo Atlanta
800 Cherokee Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Unlike your typical wine tasting, Sippin’ Safari features a wide selection of fine wines in a unique setting among exotic animals! Guests will enjoy evening wildlife viewing, live music, tasty bites, games, and more. Groove along to live music on stages around the Zoo from an eclectic lineup of performers!

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Atlanta Dogwood Festival

The dogwoods may not longer be in full bloom, but Atlanta is excited to welcome the return of the city’s favorite springtime tradition! Back by popular demand, enjoy getting out and about at the 84th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival.

Event Details
August 7th – 9th, 2020

Location
Piedmont Park

A staple in Atlanta for over 80 years, more than 260 fine artists and hundreds of thousands of visitors will attend the three-day Festival!

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Atlanta Field Day – Rescheduled for 2021

Atlanta Field Day has been rescheduled for May 2021.

Bringing Recess back to Atlanta for some throwback fun!

Event Details
Saturday | May 22nd, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location
Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

Recruit your team of 8+ friends, grab some beers, and have a day of nostalgic outdoor fun! Atlanta Field Day is just like field day in grade school, built with adults in mind. This year’s event will feature some Field Day classics, as well as a variety of new games including: Bubble Gauntlet, P.D.I. Relay, Grass Twister, Tug-O-War, Eating Contests, Backyard Wheelbarrow Race, Photo Booth Scavenger Hunt, Back is the New Front Relay, Giant Paper Airplane Toss, and more!

2019 promises even more new games and fun surprises!

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Virginia Highland Summerfest

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the Virginia-Highland Summerfest has been rescheduled for November 14th & 15th, 2020.

Summertime is nearing, and it’s time to celebrate with the annual Virginia Highland Summerfest! The beloved family festival extends through the Virginia Highlands, filling every foot with something to experience.

Celebrating 37 years of art, food, and fun, Summerfest is a feast for the senses. Experience live bands, great art, local food, and celebrate summertime! 

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Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

The 21st Annual Butterfly Festival is being postponed until next year. Look out for more information on how CNC will help you and your family learn about butterflies this summer!

The 21st Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will fill the Chattahoochee Nature Center with the beating wings of beautiful butterflies!

2020 Event Details
POSTPONED UNTIL 2021

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

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Stand Up for the Hooch

High Country Outfitters proudly presents the 8th Annual Stand Up for the Hooch race!

Event Details
Sunday | June 26th, 2020
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Race Location
Morgan Falls Park
Morgan Falls Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30350

Race Party Location
High Country Outfitters
3906 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

All ages and abilities are welcome to paddle the famous Chattahoochee River, and there will even be a free kids’ race. Participants will receive a race t-shirt, lunch ticket, and access to SweetWater Beverages at the after party, located in Buckhead!

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2020 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Summer Movie Series

Summertime is coming, which means it’s time to shake up your movie routine! We will be updating this page as more showtimes and movies become available for 2020.

Whether you are looking for an outdoor family flick, a date night on the town, or to keep the kiddos busy during the week – We have you covered with the schedules, locations, and highlights to fill your summer with some budget-friendly fun for all ages!

Dates: May – September 2020

Locations: Brookhaven, Metro Atlanta, Midtown Atlanta, Candler Park, Duluth, and more. See schedules below.

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