Atlanta Streets Alive!

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Event Details
Sunday | April 8th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Eastside | Dekalb Ave

Closed to motorized traffic, the BRAND NEW route connects Kirkwood and Lake Claire neighborhoods to Downtown along 4.4 miles of Decatur Street and DeKalb Avenue.  Roads will be opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities. Come take part in the family-friendly fun by biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets!

The free event transforms the streets of Atlanta into a public park open to the community. There is no beginning or end, so hop on in wherever you’d like!

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Old Fourth Ward Food-O-Rama Food Truck Extravaganza

Old Fourth Ward Park is hosting its 3rd annual Food-O-Rama, and it is the food truck extravaganza you won’t want to miss this Spring!

Event Details
Saturday | April 7th, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Old Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas Street
Atlanta, GA 30308

No Entry Fee!

With over 30 food trucks from across the southeast, arts and crafts, live music, and 6 local craft breweries on site, Food-O-Rama has everything for vegetarians and carnivores alike. Atlanta’s top food vendors will gather together for the day, showcasing Atlanta’s diversity and culture through food! Instead of having to choose one amazing dish, tiny delicacies will be served from 30 participating vendors so you can fill up on a variety of flavors.

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Come out for an evening of art-making, music, and live performances during First Fridays at High Museum of Art! Enjoy celebrating the legacy of Dr. King and civil rights with April’s First Friday at the High!

Event Details
Friday | April 6th, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Free with Museum Admission

The First Friday of January invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable!

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Atlanta Dogwood Festival

The dogwoods are in full bloom, which means it’s time for Atlanta’s official kickoff into Spring! The city’s favorite springtime tradition returns with the 82nd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival.

Event Details
April 13th – 15th, 2018

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 Film Festival

The 2018 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 42nd annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 13th – 22nd, 2018

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Theatre | Dad’s Garage Theater
787 Windsor | Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2018 festival has received over 7,000 film submissions. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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Spring Festival on Ponce

The 7th Annual Spring Festival on Ponce returns to feature 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, delicious local fare, and fun for the whole family!

Event Details
April 7th – 8th, 2018
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Olmstead Linear Park
1788 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

Set against the beautiful backdrop of historic Olmsted Linear Park, Festival admission is free and all ages are welcome.

Step into Spring as you take in the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Frank Olmstead Sr. In addition to fine arts and crafts, visitors are invited to enjoy live acoustic entertainment, a fun-filled children’s area, and local food from Atlanta’s favorite gourmet food trucks.

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Top 9 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, and Atlanta is in the spirit! not feeling the Luck of the Irish? There are still plenty of ways to get the most out of the beautiful weekend ahead with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 15th – 18th.

Kick off the weekend with a totally rad 90’s cocktail party, watch a fun competition in support of rescue dogs, and sample flavor all throughout the city! Whether you’re looking to celebrate the holiday weekend or just explore Atlanta’s best events, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Atlanta BaconFest

BaconFest is back like you’ve never seen it before. The outdoor Festival brings the “3 B’s” to Atlanta: Beer, Bands, and – of course- Bacon!

Event Details
Saturday | March 31st, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Dad’s Garage Theater
569 Ezzard Street
Atlanta, GA 30312

Bottomless Bacon Tickets
$50 Advance | $55 Door

The day will feature awesome local bands, hilarious carnival games with Atlanta’s top improvisers, endless troughs of cold beer, and much more!

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Atlanta Bonsai Society Spring Show

The Atlanta Botanical Garden proudly hosts the 2018 Atlanta Bonsai Society Spring Show!

Event Details
March 17th – 18th, 2018
Saturday – Sunday | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

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Inman Park Restaurant Week

Indulge in Atlanta’s heart of culinary flavor during the 2018 Inman Park Restaurant Week!

Event Dates
March 12th – 18th, 2018

Growing with a sophisticated palate, Inman Park is home to over 13 restaurants and pubs offering American, Southern, European and ethnic cuisine!

Throughout the week, local restaurants and pubs will offer prix-fixe menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner at $15, $25, and $35.

Prices are per person, and many restaurants will be offering multiple fixed menu options per seating. While prices exclude alcohol and gratuity, participating restaurants will be offering drink specials alongside their daily menus.

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