Park Tavern Oysterfest

With delicious festivals like Oysterfest, it’s no wonder the Southeast has made a name for itself with oysters. The Spiral Entertainment Oysterfest returns to take over Park Tavern with its legendary day-long festival!
When
Saturday | February 17th, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Guests will enjoy a variety of live music, cold beer, and – of course – fresh oysters! Enjoy your choice of raw, steamed, and fried oysters with plenty of cocktail sauce and crackers. Not an oyster lover? Don’t forget about Park Tavern’s signature fried shrimp!

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Valentines in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Love is in the air, and romance is blooming during a special evening at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Valentines in the Garden!

When
Saturday | February 10th, 2018
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

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Orchid Daze at Atlanta Botanical Garden

Celebrating thousands of beautiful blossoms, Orchid Daze makes its annual return to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens!

When
February 10th – April 1st, 2018

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

The special exhibition houses thousands of orchids indoors, inviting guests to enjoy the beautiful buds come rain or shine! With thousands of blooms, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens in the largest orchid center in the United States.

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The Inspired Gardener | Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Inspired Gardener Symposium and Silent Auctions welcomes guests to a full day of inspiration at the Atlanta Botanical Garden!

When
Saturday | January 27th, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens

Rid yourself of the Winter Blues by mingling with other enthusiastic gardeners, snagging tips from the pros, and getting a jump on Springtime! In addition to lunch options and a book signing, several horitculture and design topics will be featured by esteemed guests and speakers. The Symposium will conclude as guests retrieve items from the Silent Auction.

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Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The New Year is here, and our resolutions are ready! Get the most out of the fresh start into 2018 with our Top 6 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, January 4th – Sunday, January 7th, 2018.

From lacing up those ice skates to sightseeing Atlanta’s Christmas lights, there are plenty of ways to soak in the last of the holiday season! Explore the city’s favorite attractions while they’re dressed up for the holidays, recycle that old tree, and get jazzy at Atlanta’s favorite art museum.

Atlanta kicks off the new year unlike anywhere else, so come explore the city in a whole new way – and fall in love with all your favorite spots! With 6 unique and festive happenings through the long weekend, you’ll have no trouble keeping your resolutions.

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7 Ways to Commemorate MLK Day Around Atlanta

Martin Luther King Day is a day of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration.

We have you covered with all the happenings around Atlanta in honor of the national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: January 15th, 2018.

  1. MLK Day 5K
    Not only does the race celebrate MLK Jr. Day, but Atlanta area schools, churches, community organizations and businesses are able to use the race as a fundraiser for their community-oriented initiatives. $5 of each registration from an approved organization will be returned to that organization for use in community efforts of its choice. Drummers every 50 meters will give the race a unique vibe that will transform the 3.1 miles into fast parade.  Just think…drummers will keep the beat as you streak through the Park! The 5K walk/run is a USATF certified 5K race course and a Peachtree Road Race Qualifier.

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Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Save the dates as the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns for its 18th season!

Festival Dates
January 24th – February 15th, 2018

Venues
Films will be span across eight venues throughout Metro Atlanta:

Once again, the Festival features over 70 narratives and documentaries, representing more than 25 countries. Throughout the 23-day festival, guests will engage in the most compelling foreign and independent films. Regardless of genre, each film will fascinate, inspire, and expand your perspective!

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Bring One for the Chipper

Now that Christmas is over and you start to take the decorations down, you may think to yourself,  “What am I going to do with this tree?”It’s time to Bring One for the Chipper!

When
January 6th, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Instead of placing the tree on the curb (which will eventually end up in a landfill), bring it to one of the several “Bring One for the Chipper” tree recycling events. This annual Georgia Christmas tree recycling program has recycled almost
5 million trees.

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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 celebrating the start of the new year with January’s First Friday at the High!

When
Friday | January 5th, 2018
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 January invites you to an event that is part-art party, part-happy hour, and all-memorable!

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Resolution Run

ResRunThe start of the New Year is just around the corner, which means it’s time for resolutions and a fresh start! At the Resolution Run, all ages are invited to get moving to kick off 2018!

When
January 1st, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Where
Piedmont Park
400 Park Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

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.

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