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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A Very Merry Holiday POPS!

With something for entire family, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra invites you to its annual holiday extravaganza – A Very Merry Holiday POPS!

2017 Performance Dates
Friday, December 15th – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 16th – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 16th – 8:00 p.m.

 

Where
Atlanta Symphony Hall
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Grab your tickets for a festive holiday program featuring a full orchestra, guest vocalists, chorus, and even a visit from Santa and his reindeer. The delightful performance gets bigger and better every year!

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Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

The Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes celebrates its 37th year as one of Atlanta’s most eclectic holiday home tours!

When
Saturday – Sunday | December 9th – 10th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Check-in
St. Paul United Methodist Church
501 Grant Street
Atlanta, GA 30312

The Tour of Homes is the perfect holiday treat with family-friendly events throughout the whole weekend! Experience the historic Grant Park neighborhood in an intimate and charming setting as you’ll be enchanted by the warm glow of candles and holiday lights at every stop.

Grant Park is home to a wide variety of wonderful restaurants and coffee shops, so make a day of it! Plan to come early and stay late, as local sponsors will feature plenty of special offers.
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Virginia Highlands Tour of Homes

10698692_720020434733761_1744877349799508874_nTour, eat, and shop! It’s time to celebrate the start of the holiday season with the 23rd Annual Virginia Highlands Tour of Homes!

When
December 2nd- 3rd, 2017
Saturday · 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday · 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Check-in
John Howell Park
797 Virginia Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Known as one of Atlanta’s most charming and historic neighborhoods, the Virginia Highlands will be the perfect spot to enjoy gorgeous architecture and interior design while spreading some holiday cheer!

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving

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November is officially here, and the holiday season is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2017 Thanksgiving holiday!

From holiday interior decor to dining, activities for all ages,  and even some unconventional fun, we have all your tastes covered even if turkey isn’t on the menu this year.

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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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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 seasonal Fall treats, The Object Group performances, and more with November’s First Friday at the High!

WHEN
Friday | November 3rd, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Free with Museum Admission

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

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Georgia Autism Speaks 5K

Lace up your running shoes for a great cause at the 6th Annual Georgia Autism Speaks 5K!

When
Saturday | November 18th, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5K Race Begins

Where
Piedmont Park
1320 Monroe Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

This event means so much more than 3.1 miles, and Autism Speaks wouldn’t be able to complete the puzzle piece without your support!

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King of Pops Field Day

With a full afternoon of live music, festival games, food, and fun, the only thing that makes the King of Pops Field Day better are free popsicles!

When
Saturday | November 11th, 2017
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where
King of Pops
337 Elizabeth St NE

Atlanta, GA 30307

Atlanta’s favorite block party is the perfect way to celebrate Fall. Bring your family, kids, and four-legged friends for a day filled with fun at the King of Pops headquarters and at the Old Fourth Ward Skatepark Field!

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