Top 10 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

With so many great events all weekend long, a little rain can’t get us down! Kick off the exciting weekend ahead with our list of the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 17th- 20th, 2018.

From authentic Greek flavors to mixing and mingling in the Gardens, all tastes (and ages!) will find ways to have fun all weekend. Lace up your tennis shoes for the Brookhaven Bolt, or simply to browse the homes of the Grant Park and Kirkwood neighborhoods. The Atlanta Cycling Festival kicks off this weekend, which is the perfect way to work up an appetite for the margaritas, tacos, and craft beer festivals ahead!

Whether you feel like venturing out alone or enjoying some time with friends and family, we have you covered with 10 unique happenings all weekend long!

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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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2018 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Summer Movies

Summertime is coming, which means it’s time to shake up your movie routine!

Whether you are looking for an outdoor family flick, a date night on the town, or to keep the kiddos busy during the week – We have you covered with the schedules, locations, and highlights to fill your summer with some budget-friendly fun for all ages!

Dates: May – September 2018

Locations: Brookhaven, Metro Atlanta, Midtown Atlanta, Candler Park, Duluth, and more. See schedules below.

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Old Fourth Ward Park Arts Festival

fourthwardCelebrate this Memorial Day with the art rich history of Atlanta at the Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival!

Event Details

May 26th & 27th, 2018
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The two-day celebration of community and tradition is presented by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces for people of all ages, races, customs and interests. We have you covered with all of the highlights!

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Atlanta Cycling Festival

The 5th annual Atlanta Cycling Festival returns for a celebration all about cycling! The week-long festival includes bike rides, classes, and parties located all throughout Atlanta.

Event Details
May 19th – 25th, 2018

The week kicks off with the Espresso Ride, a leisurely ride around Atlanta that will hit up Atlanta’s best coffee shops combined with a solid 40 mile ride through Atlanta’s most interesting neighborhoods.

Themed rides and events will continue throughout the Festival Week with events for art lovers, cyclists who love great cocktails, rides with your babies, and of course the Big Opening Bash!

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WonderRoot Artists Market at Ponce City Market

Continuing each month through the year, the WonderRoot Artists Market at Ponce City Market returns this May 6th!

Event Details
Sunday | May 6th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Continues First Sunday of Each Month

Where
The Shed at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Featuring 40 artists each month, WonderRoot hosts an active market for creative people to sustain themselves and illuminate their skills. The Shed at Ponce City Market is a covered platform off of the Atlanta Beltline’s Eastside Trail, making the Artists Market easily accessible for a lovely afternoon of shopping and browsing.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 13th, 2018.

From festivals to a night on the town, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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ATL Burger Week

Creative Loafing is bringing back ATL Burger Week for another year of mouthwatering burgers! Over 40 restaurants across Atlanta will be serving up $5 burgers all week long as they will compete to win your vote for ATL’s Best Burger.

Event Details
Monday – Sunday | April 23rd – 29th, 2018

ATL Burger Week is presented by Georgia Beef Board​, Evan Williams Peach, Atlanta Eats, and Creative Loafing Atlanta – serving up all the beef you can handle all week long!

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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 Fever at Ponce City Market

Shake off the winter blues with live music, delicious food, and craft cocktails at the 2nd Annual Spring Fever!

Event Details
Friday | March 23rd, 2018
6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Location
Ponce City Market – Stave Room
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Hosted by CURE Childhood Cancer’s Young Professional Leadership Council, the event features great music and delicious food provided by top local restaurants at one of Atlanta’s most unique venues, The Stave Room.

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