Virginia Highland Summerfest

Summertime is nearing, and it’s time to celebrate with the annual Virginia Highland Summerfest! The beloved family festival extends through the Virginia Highlands, filling every foot with something to experience.

Event Details

June 9th – 10th, 2018

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Location

Summerfest is located on scenic and historic Virginia Avenue between North Highland Avenue and Park Drive. The 5K race begins at the eastern end of the festival just one block east of the intersection of Virginia and North Highland.

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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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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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Poncey-Highland Tour of Homes

The Poncey-Highland Tour of Homes isn’t your average home tour. Experience the best of the neighborhood’s local stops as you take a look into 8 of Poncey-Highland’s gorgeous homes, tour Hotel Clermont, and enjoy a rooftop after party!

Event Details
Saturday | May 12th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Throughout the tour, guests will enjoy sips and snacks from 9 of the neighborhood’s favorite restaurants and hangouts.

In addition to Hotel Clermont tours all day,  three super-stylish historic lofts, three historic craftsman homes, a sleek city home with skyline views, and one stunning modern are all showcased on the self-guided tour!

2018 Tour Tickets | $30

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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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Free Entrance Days in National Parks

With free admittance to all National Parks, the first day of National Parks Week is the perfect time to celebrate all that America’s beautiful parks have to offer!

When
April 21st, 2018

All National Park Service entrance fees will be waived in honor of the 2018 “Park Stars” week.

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 commemorate the holiday than to get outdoors?

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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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