Santa has started making his rounds throughout town, and Atlanta is definitely in the holiday spirit! Whether you’re looking to jump into the festivities of the season or experience the winter wonderlands around the city, we have you covered with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend:Thursday – Sunday, December 13th – 15, 2018.
Don’t miss the incredible lineup of Santa spottings, cocktail parties, family outings, and more – complete with two of Atlanta’s favorite special holiday events!
Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 16 happenings all around the city!
The Morningside-Ansley Friends of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta proudly celebrates the longstanding love and care at Children’s. Proceeds from the event will support Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in their endeavor to provide specialized, high-quality medical car and unique services to children and their families.
With so many parties and events, it can be tricky narrowing down your New Year’s Eve plans around Atlanta! We have you covered with the Top 7 New Years Eve Events in Atlanta to shake up the holiday as you ring in 2019.
While the Peach Drop is a beloved Atlanta classic, some party-goers may want a little something different. After you’ve made your dinner reservations, enjoy unique twists on beloved events, wear your best cocktail attire, or even find some fun for the kids!
And we don’t just stop at New Year’s Eve – We have plans from the weekend well into New Years Day. From breaking old resolutions to making some new ones, Atlanta has plenty to celebrate as we enter the new year!
Ring in the new year with an incredible selection of wines, music, great company, and delicious food at the Atlanta Wine Festivals New Year’s Eve! The holiday celebration features live music by Coast Guard and a DJ on the Main Stage, a premium buffet from City Winery’s own chefs, and a variety of cocktails and beer.
With a 4 Miler, One Mile Course, and 50m Dash, Atlanta Track Club’s Resolution Run is a great way to get the entire family moving! This year’s course has a start/ finish line conveniently located in Piedmont Park, making the event easier than ever to access.
There’s no better way to experience one of Atlanta’s top destinations – after hours without the kids. The special event is a vital fundraiser for the Aquarium’s research and conservation programs, so you can party with a cause! Bid adieu to 2018 and toast to 2019 amongst whale sharks, sea otters, jellies, hundreds of fish, and the endangered African penguins.
From Krog Street Market to Park Tavern, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town. Join your friends and local community to try them all at the Winter Edition of Pub Crawl on the BeltLine!
Friday Jazz returns to the High Museum of Art for an evening with renown jazz pianist, Tyrone Jackson. Hosted by Jamal Ahmad from Jazz 91.9 WCLK (Atlanta’s jazz station), live jazz performances will be featured in the atrium of the High Museum of Art every third Friday – always with a great lineup!
Relax with a cold cocktail, explore the museum’s permanent collections, and enjoy the incredible blend of funk and Afro-Caribbean melodies in Jackson’s work. Whether he’s playing a soulful ballad or improving through an upbeat standard, Tyrone Jackson’s name has become synonymous with jazz piano – and you’ll experience it all firsthand!