45th Annual Atlanta Film Festival

The 2021 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 45th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature a variety of virtual content, drive-in screenings, and more. 

Event Details
April 22nd – May 2nd, 2021

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2020 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from 120+ countries around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

Ticketed attendees will enjoy access to:

  • Virtual screenings
  • In-person screenings
  • Drive-in films
  • Creative Conference Workshops & Panels (virtual)

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CHOA Scrubs Party | An Evening at Home

The 8th annual CHOA Scrubs Party returns in support of the new Behavioral and Mental Health Initiative at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta! Join An Evening at Home in support of providing children with healthy strategies for dealing with anxiety and stress. 

Event Details
Saturday | April 17th, 2021

Now, more than ever, children are in need of support in their mental health. At the event, guests will walk beside children, working to build resilience and emotional skills to face life’s ups and downs. 

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Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta

It’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Saturday, March 13th, 2021.

Whether you are looking to extend your festivities into a weekend-long celebration, or you’re just in it for the green Beer, we have you covered with all the highlights in every direction around the city!

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta!

With so many events throughout the city, Atlanta residents will be able to find ways to kick off the holiday all week long. 

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2021 Atlanta’s Marathon Weekend | Publix Atlanta Marathon

One of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K returns to join Atlanta’s Marathon Weekend!

Event Details
February 27th – 28th, 2021

Race Location
Atlanta Motor Speedway
1500 Tara Pl
Hampton, GA 30228

In addition to a kids race, runners will have three races to choose from during the weekend-long celebration. Moving to the Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2021 allows runners and walkers alike to enjoy a safe social-distanced experience during the Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K races. Participants are also able to participate in the Virtual Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K or the Virtual Publix Atlanta Kids Marathon.

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Pub Crawl on the BeltLine: Spring Edition

From Krog Street Market to Park Tavern, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town. Join your friends and local community to try them all at the Spring Edition of Pub Crawl on the BeltLine!

Event Details
Saturday | March 13th, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Check In Locations

  • INMAN PARK: Guac y Margys
  • PONCE: City Winery
  • MIDTOWN: Apres Diem

The Spring Edition Pub Crawl will feature amazing food and drink specials with up to 5 complimentary beverages at locations along the crawl. Enjoy the gorgeous Spring weather  in Atlanta as you crawl your way along the Beltline!

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18th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival | Park Tavern

Enjoy the best of New Orleans flavor as you dance, drink, and eat at the 18th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival!

Event Details
Saturday |March 6th, 2021
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

VIP Entry | 2:00 p.m.

Location
Park Tavern
500 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Thousands have gathered for Park Tavern’s Crawfish Oyster Festival for the past 17 years, and this year’s celebration will not disappoint! Come out for a day of music and entertainment as you enjoy delicious crawfish, oysters, beverages, and New Orleans flair.

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Mardi Gras on The Roof | Ponce City Market

Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler! The Roof at Ponce City Market is transforming into French Quarter this Mardi Gras season. Mardi Gras on The Roof will kick off with daiquiris, crawfish boils, jazz bands, and plenty of beads!

Event Details
Saturday | February13th, 2021
5:00 p.m. 

Location
The Roof at Ponce City Market
675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30308

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8 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2021

Valentine’s Day may be looking a little different this year, but we are here to help you kick the holiday up a notch! This year, the holiday falls on a weekend, so skip the same old dinner reservations and celebrate all weekend long. From virtual events to getting out to Atlanta’s favorite attractions, Valentine’s Day during a pandemic can still be a memorable and fun experience!

Whether you’re looking for time together with your sweetheart, a ladies’ night out, or even just a way to shake up your weekend, we have you covered with our list of 8 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2021.

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21st Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival | Drive-in & Virtual

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is celebrating 21 years of storytelling with through a proud tradition of entertaining audiences and fostering community dialogue!

Festival Dates
February 17th – 28th, 2021

Prioritizing the health and safety of the Festival’s loyal audience, the annual event has been reimagined to now include virtual screenings to enjoy at home! Select drive-in movies will be available alongside over 30 narrative and documentary features. Audiences will enjoy expanded conversations with filmmakers, special guests, and more!

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6 Ways to Commemorate MLK Day Around Atlanta | 2021

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by learning about his life and legacy as well as the many contributions of African Americans in Atlanta! Throughout the city, Martin Luther King Jr. 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 20th, 2020.

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