Atlanta Streets Alive!

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 8th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Eastside | Dekalb Ave

Closed to motorized traffic, the BRAND NEW route connects Kirkwood and Lake Claire neighborhoods to Downtown along 4.4 miles of Decatur Street and DeKalb Avenue.  Roads will be opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities. Come take part in the family-friendly fun by biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets!

The free event transforms the streets of Atlanta into a public park open to the community. There is no beginning or end, so hop on in wherever you’d like!

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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 legacy of Dr. King and civil rights with April’s First Friday at the High!

Event Details
Friday | April 6th, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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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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 82nd Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival.

Event Details
April 13th – 15th, 2018

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 2018 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 42nd annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 13th – 22nd, 2018

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Theatre | Dad’s Garage Theater
787 Windsor | Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2018 festival has received over 7,000 film submissions. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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Spring Festival on Ponce

The 7th 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 7th – 8th, 2018
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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.

Step into Spring as you take in the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Frank Olmstead Sr. In addition to fine arts and crafts, visitors are invited to enjoy live acoustic entertainment, a fun-filled children’s area, and local food from Atlanta’s favorite gourmet food trucks.

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Top 9 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, and Atlanta is in the spirit! not feeling the Luck of the Irish? There are still plenty of ways to get the most out of the beautiful weekend ahead with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 15th – 18th.

Kick off the weekend with a totally rad 90’s cocktail party, watch a fun competition in support of rescue dogs, and sample flavor all throughout the city! Whether you’re looking to celebrate the holiday weekend or just explore Atlanta’s best events, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Atlanta Bonsai Society Spring Show

The Atlanta Botanical Garden proudly hosts the 2018 Atlanta Bonsai Society Spring Show!

Event Details
March 17th – 18th, 2018
Saturday – Sunday | 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

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Doggie Dash & 5K at Piedmont Park

Benefiting the Piedmont Park Dog Parks, the Doggie Dash & 5K is celebrating its 5th year. Come out for a beautiful day, and experience Piedmont Park with your favorite four-legged friends – Tail wagging encouraged!

Event Details
Sunday | March 11th, 2018
9:00 a.m. Start Time

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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 2018 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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500 Songs For Kids

500 Songs For Kids features hundreds of bands and solo artists performing 500 songs over 12 nights!

Dates and Locations TBA Soon!

Pay what you want! That’s right, you can pay what you want at each show and the Foundation appreciates your contribution.

Yearly lineups have included all-star performances from Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Alchemy, Arrested Development, Butch Walker, Edwin McCain, and so many more!

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