Top 14 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

Thanksgiving is almost here, and Atlanta is in the spirit of giving and celebrating the season! Get the most out of the Fall festivities ahead with our Top 14 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, November 16th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017.

From the Great Macy’s Tree Lighting to an unforgettable evening with the Serenbe Playhouse, Atlanta offers a huge variety of unique fun all weekend long! Lace up your tennis shoes for Autism Speaks, sip your way through Town Brookhaven for Bert’s Big Adventure,  or take in a bit of holiday shopping.

Whether you’re looking to explore a new neighborhood – or fall in love all over again with a familiar local spot-  there is plenty happening all through the city. Atlanta has 14 unique and festive happenings through Sunday, and we have you covered with the highlights!

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Atlanta Potter Pub Crawl

Back for its third year in a row, the Potter Pub Crawl takes you through the most magical pubs of the Virginia Highlands with themed shots, wizard costume contests, photographers, food specials, and more!

When
Friday | November 17th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Registration
Diesel Filling Station
870 North Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30306

Diesel Filling Station will host as the Ministry of Magic with 4 other pubs hosting wizard ‘houses.’ Guests will receive a Potter Pub Crawl armband, including a different complimentary themed shot at each ‘house’ and the host pub (5 shots total) along with a commemorative pin. Throughout the evening, guests can enjoy photo opps, after parties, and food and drink specials!

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Virginia Highlands Tour of Homes

10698692_720020434733761_1744877349799508874_nTour, eat, and shop! It’s time to celebrate the start of the holiday season with the 23rd Annual Virginia Highlands Tour of Homes!

When
December 2nd- 3rd, 2017
Saturday · 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday · 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Check-in
John Howell Park
797 Virginia Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

Known as one of Atlanta’s most charming and historic neighborhoods, the Virginia Highlands will be the perfect spot to enjoy gorgeous architecture and interior design while spreading some holiday cheer!

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Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving

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November is officially here, and the holiday season is fast-approaching! Take a break from all the recipe planning, and explore the Top 10 Happenings Around Atlanta This Thanksgiving.

With so much more to do than Black Friday shopping, it’s easier than ever to keep your family happy and engaged this 2017 Thanksgiving holiday!

From holiday interior decor to dining, activities for all ages,  and even some unconventional fun, we have all your tastes covered even if turkey isn’t on the menu this year.

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2017 Atlanta Area Photos With Santa

santaHe’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot him tin 2017 and get a picture with your family and pets.

No matter where you are in the Atlanta area this holiday season, Santa won’t be hard to find. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, Veteran’s Day Weekend is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
November 11th – 12th, 2017

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the National Park Service Centennial this past year.

In the start of its 2nd century, be part of America’s largest celebration of national heritage! It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks.

Fee-free days make national parks accessible to more people. What better way to celebrate the start of a second century than to get outdoors?

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden

‘Tis the Season! The 7th annual Garden Lights, Holiday Nights returns to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with a holiday tradition that is perfect for the whole family, or even an evening out on the town!

When
November 11th – January 7th, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where
Atlanta Botanical Gardens
1345 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Atlanta Botanical Garden will be shimmering and sparkling with every color of the rainbow during the holiday season.  The Garden’s 30 acres will have a spectacular light show with over 1 million energy-efficient lights!

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Achievers’ Celebration at City Winery

The Atlanta Children’s Shelter proudly presents its 15th Annual Achievers’ Celebration at City Winery. Come wine, dine, and raise your paddle for a great cause!

When
Tuesday | October 17th, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where
City Winery Atlanta | Ponce City Market
650 North Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30308

Drawing out the most well-connected of the Atlanta business community, the yearly event features a special Achievers’ Legacy Award presentation, dinner buffet, hosted bar, a live band, and a winery tour and tasting. Don’t forget to try your luck at Heads & Tails and fight for bragging rights by winning on of the incredible auction items!

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Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival

Atlanta’s premier wine experience returns for the next edition of Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival at City Winery!

When
Saturday | November 4th, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where
City Winery
650 North Avenue NE #201
Atlanta, GA 30308

Guests will enjoy unlimited wine and craft beer tastings, live music, fun wine-themed activities, and more!

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Top 22 Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta

You’ll be sure to get more treats than tricks this Halloween season with our list of the Top 22 Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta for 2017!

October is officially here, and there are plenty of ways to get festive all month long. From family-friendly activities to premier cocktail parties, we have you covered with all the highlights.

Check out our list below to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month:

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