It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and our spirits are bright! Whether you’re looking to jump into the festivities of the holidays or give back in the spirit of the season, we have you covered with our Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend:Thursday – Sunday, November 8th – 11th, 2018.
Santa is beginning to make his appearances throughout town, and there is an incredible lineup of vendors and artists selling the perfect gifts for the holidays. Don’t miss the start of the beloved Home For The Holidays Designer Showhouse & Marketplace, kick off the cooler weather with the Holiday Lights, Garden Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and give back to some wonderful causes all weekend long!
Get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 16 happenings all around the city!
Vote for at at November’s special First Friday at the High Museum of Art! Revisit the newly reinstalled permanent collection, spend some time with your new (or old) favorite work of art, and enjoy all your favorite First Friday actvities along the way.
The First Friday of November invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! Guests will catch a performance from Dad’s Garage, get a copy of #1960Now signed by author and photographer Sheila Pree Bright, color inside the lines with ColorATL, and check out a DJ set with DJ Kemit.
It’s the most magical time of year, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden is filled with holiday wonder all season long!
In addition to the beloved Garden Lights, Holiday Nights spectacular display, there are plenty of ways to festive through the end of the year – all in one place! Come get your jolly on with the 2018 Holiday Happenings at Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Your love of golf and desire to help those in need are coming together at Chip in for a Cause! Benefiting The Silverton Foundation, the 18-hole tournament will be held at one of the finest golf courses in the state.
It’s time to rise up against addiction at the Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Run/ Walk. Addiction affects 1 in 3 Americans, and participants will run or walk the 5K course to show families they are not alone!
Event Details Saturday | November 3rd, 2018
7:30 a.m. – Site Opens 8:30 a.m. – Program Begins 9:00 a.m. – 5K Walk/Run Starts
Registration to walk is free, and each dollar you raise goes directly to programs that will end the devastation of addiction: evidence-based resources, state and federal advocacy, and a strong community of families offering support. 100% of the money raised for the 5K will directly fund Shatterproof’s programs related to addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery.
Atlanta Botanical Garden Members are invited to an exclusive evening to celebrate Fall. Bring a flashlight to tour over 100 Scarecrows in the Garden as the gardens get dark, enjoy live music from Kitty Rose and the Rattlers, and bring the kids along for some children’s activities and delicious food!
For one night only, Member tickets are $12.95 for both adults and children! While delighting in the return of Atlanta’s favorite holiday tradition, friends and families will experience a series of festive treats throughout the evening.
‘Tis the Season! The 8th annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights returns to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with a holiday tradition that is perfect for the whole family, or even an evening out on the town!
Event Details November 17th – January 6th, 2018 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Atlanta Botanical Garden will be shimmering and sparkling with every color of the rainbow during the holiday season. The Garden’s 30 acres will have a spectacular light show with over 1 million energy-efficient lights!