Top 13 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Get the most out of Summer all weekend long with out list of the Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, July 19th – 22nd, 2018.

Kick off the weekend with some sips and strolls through the Atlanta Botanical Garden, an outdoor movie, or an iconic outdoor concert! Art and competition heat up all weekend long at the BB&T Atlanta Open, live performances, and plenty of visual art to explore.

Whether you feel like a day of family fun, relaxation, or getting active outside, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Healthy Living Day

Untitled-1_20160811175918120_5648991_ver1.0_640_360The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education invites children and adults of all ages to participate in Healthy Living Day!

Event Details
Sunday | August 26th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
1695 Marietta Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30318

Free & Open for All Ages

The 7th annual event features a variety of free activities for both kids and adults! Participate in arts and crafts, dance classes, food demonstrations, and even a healthy living book fair. Healthy living and nutrition seminars will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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Southern Wing Showdown

Formerly known as the ATL Wing Fest, the Southern Wing Showdown is back for its third year! Come “Party With A Purpose” with some of the best chefs in the Southeast and enjoy a full day of wings, beer, Southern spirits, and local music!

Event Details
Sunday | August 5th, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K/ 8K

Join your neighbors for a morning of fitness and fun on the Atlanta Beltline! The Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K/ 8K is the perfect opportunity to explore the West End, connect with the community, and stay active.

Event Details
Saturday | July 14th, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location
West End Park
1111 Oak St. SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

The Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K/ 8K takes participants through the West End, Atlanta’s oldest neighborhood! Before continuing through Westview, the race takes runners along the original segment of the Atlanta BeltLine – the West End Trail. 

NEW FOR 2018 – Join the After Party at Monday Night Garage!

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BB&T Atlanta Open

The BB&T Atlanta Open is returning to Atlantic Station for some World-Class Fun on a World-Class Field!

Tournament Dates
July 21st – July 29th, 2018
Qualifying: July 21st – 22nd

Location
Atlantic Station
1380 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

The ATP World Tour 250 Event is held each summer as part of the U.S. Open Series.

With the updated stadium design, there won’t be a bad seat! Enjoy tennis from the closest seats on the ATP tour with more shade, larger interactive areas on the grounds, and the AJC Grandstand court now offers shaded seating, compliments of Northside Hospital.

The family-friendly event will include special events such as a Free Family Zone, fireworks display, Ladies Day, Kids Weekend, and more.

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Summer in the City

Enjoy a night of epicurean delights at Summer in the City! Benefiting the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center, guests will enjoy an evening filled with fine wine, delicious food, and an exciting auction.

Event Details
Wednesday | July 18th, 2018
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
The Foundry at Puritan Mill
916 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Tickets | $80 

At the highly anticipated summertime affair, Atlanta’s most talented chefs expertly pair their exquisite cuisine with fine wines from around the world.

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10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in 2018

With Summer only a few days away, it’s time to start planning your 4th of July plans! We have you covered with 10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Atlanta in 2018.

All through Atlanta, the city is in the spirit with a variety of events!

From the family-friendly to an adult night on the town, there’s something for everyone.

Kick off the morning with a festive parade, explore a new neighborhood, and end the exciting holiday with a number of spectacular fireworks. The festivities are stretching all through the holiday weekend and into the week, so you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun!

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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

Atlanta’s most notable chefs and mixologists join together to compete with their tastiest tomato concoctions at the 10th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival!

Event Details
Sunday | July 15th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Westside Provisions District
1100-1210 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30318

Throughout the competition, each chef and mixologist is paired up with a local farmer to create a signature tomato-themed dish in their fight to win the Killer Tomato crown and cape. Attendees will enjoy dozens of tomato-based treats and cocktails!

Festivities will also include live music fromG. Love and Special Sauce, entertainment, specialty food and beverage sponsors, and mingling with the South’s top food writers, photographers, and chefs.

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Atlanta Streets Alive | Westside

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 | June 10th, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Parade Lineup 3:30 p.m. for 4:00 p.m. Launch

Location
Westside

Closed to motorized traffic, the route connects Atlanta’s Downtown attractions to the bustling Westside and up to Underwood Hills.

The fun kicks off Downtown (intersection of Marietta Street and Peachtree Street) where you can join in the official opening of the street and a parade of the route! Free bike decorations will be available while supplies last.

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11 Ways to Relax & Remember this Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is quickly returning this May 26th – 28th, 2018!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 11 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early.

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 11 Happenings This Memorial Day Weekend.

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