Top 10 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The luck of the Irish is keeping Atlanta in a festive mood all weekend long!  Whether you’re looking to enjoy a jump start on those St. Patty’s Day celebrations, lace up your running shoes, or enjoy a night out on the town, we have you covered with our Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 14th – 17th, 2019.

From live music to seasonal blooms and local artistry, get the most out of your weekend ahead with our unique lineup of 10 happenings all around the city!

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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2019 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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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 83rd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival.

Event Details
April 12th – 14th, 2019

Location
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 2019 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 43rd annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 4th – 14th, 2019

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Blackbox
Dad’s Garage Theater | Hilan Theatre
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church | Hotel Clermont
Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge | Paris on Ponce

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2019 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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Garden Party | Atlanta Botanical Garden

There’s no way to ring in Spring like blooms, brews, and bubbly at Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Garden Party!

Event Details
March 21st, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

Celebrate the new season among tens of thousands of tulips and daffodils while experiencing the two stunning annual exhibits. Atlanta Blooms welcomes Spring with a colorful bang, inviting guests to explore every inch of color while sipping and mingling throughout the gardens! Orchid Daze will take you inside to explore the beauty of these exotic flowers, featuring the award-winning photography of Parish Kohanim. 

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Wanderlust Atlanta 2019

Let Piedmont Park become your urban retreat as Wanderlust calls Atlanta Home Sweet OM! The festival experience is like no other, featuring new classes and experiences in addition to traditional festival fun.

Event Details
April 6th – 7th, 2019

Location
Piedmont Park
1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Atlanta Streets Alive | Central

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 7th, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Parade Lineup 1:30 p.m. for 2:00 p.m. Launch

Location
Central

Closed to motorized traffic, the Central route celebrates Atlanta’s Peachtree Street, from South Downtown through the city to Midtown.

Don’t miss out on the last Atlanta Streets Alive of 2019! The fun event celebrates Atlanta’s signature Peachtree street and a 3.1 stretch from Downtown to Midtown, which has been selected as one of the top five neighborhoods in the country by the American Planning Association.

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First Fridays at High Museum of Art

Nothing has you saying “TGIF!” like First Fridays at the High Museum of Art! With drop-in art making, live performances, and drinks for purchase, the First Friday of March invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable! 

Event Details
Friday | March 1st, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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

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Spring Festival on Ponce

The 8th 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 6th – 7th, 2019
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
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.

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Orchid Daze Soirée | Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Orchid Daze Soirée offers an exclusive celebration of the remarkable Orchis Daze exhibition, including a special reception and viewing of the annual exhibit.

Event Details
March 28th, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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