The Virginia Highland Summerfest is Back for 2022!

Summerfest VA HighlandsSummertime 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
Saturday  June 11th, 2022

Festival & Race Location
Summerfest is located on the scenic and historic Virginia Ave. between Barnett St. and Arcadia St. at John Howell Park. The 5K race begins at the eastern end of the festival just one block east of the intersection of Virginia and N. Highland.

Celebrating 37 years of art, food, and fun, Summerfest is a feast for the senses. Experience live bands, great art, local food, and celebrate summertime! 

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Top 12 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: May 12th – 15th

Atlanta Botanical GardensThe month of May is officially in full swing, and the city is really heating up with festivals, unique date nights, outdoor entertainment, and delicious food! Don’t miss what’s going on around the city with our Top 12 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, May 12th – 15th, 2022.

From cocktails in Atlanta’s premier locations (think oceanic views at the Georgia Aquarium and skyline views over at Park Tavern and the Botanical Gardens!) to one of our favorite festivals over in the Virginia Highlands, we have you covered all weekend long!

Kick off the weekend by catching the last few days of Fernbank Museum’s Knights in Armor, and get some more family fun at the Chastain Arts and Crafts Festival for some great gifts and inspiration!  The weekend ahead is filled with festivals for all ages, art, delicious craft cocktails, and so much more.

We have a lineup with exciting ways to experience the beauty and bustle of the city – whether you’re flying solo this weekend, looking for some time to connect as a family, or even sneak in a cocktail or morning brew with your special someone. However you choose to kick off the weekend, join us as we enjoy art, fresh food, and more!

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10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Around Atlanta This Weekend

Mother’s Day is only a few days a way, and it’s time to celebrate the mom in your life! Still looking for that unique wow-factor to make Mom feel extra special? While you could always treat her to an incredible meal over at Inman Park, we have put together our Top 10 Favorite Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day to take the stress out of planning while giving Mom and unforgettable weekend. 

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Experience scenic views of ocean creatures, an array of local art, or even the Atlanta skyline – all while enjoying incredible food, scrumptious sips, and live music!

Moms do so much for us. so, what better way to celebrate her than to turn the holiday into a weekend filled with family time, fresh flavors, and even a moment of respite?

Happy Mother’s Day!

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46th Annual Atlanta Film Festival

ATLFFThe 2022 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 46th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature a variety of virtual content, drive-in screenings, and more. 

Event Details
April 21st – May 1st, 2022

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2020 festival has received over 9,000 film submissions from 110+ countries around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

This year’s focus will be on Masterclass Conversations and Panels with Hollywood Directors, Showrunners, Producers, Writers, Actors, Production Designers, Editors, and Cinematographers.

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Spring Festival on Ponce | 2022

The Festival on Ponce returns this Spring with over 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, delicious local fare, and fun for the whole family!

Event Details
April 2nd – 3rd, 2022
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
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.

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CHOA Scrubs Party Returns In Person This Spring!

The 9th annual CHOA Scrubs Party returns in support of the Behavioral and Mental Health Initiative at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta! Join the fabulous evening in support of providing children with healthy strategies for dealing with anxiety and stress. 

Event Details
Saturday | April 30th, 2022
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
The Stave Room at ASW Distillery
199 Armour Dr NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

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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5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Around Atlanta | 2022

St. Patricks Parade AtlantaIt’s the luck of the Irish, and Atlanta is celebrating! St. Patrick’s Day is fast-approaching on Thursday, March 17th, 2022 – But the festivities ands shenanigans are kicking off early all weekend long. 

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! Lace up your tennis shoes, join in on giving back to kids in need – Even get the whole family out for a weekend of delicious food, live music, and fun for all ages! 

Don’t miss a thing with our list of the Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings Around Atlanta: March 11th – 17th, 2022.

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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19th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival | Park Tavern

Park Tavern Crawfish Enjoy the best of New Orleans flavor as you dance, drink, and eat at the 19th Annual Oyster Crawfish Festival!

Event Details
Saturday | March 5th, 2022
2:00 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 over the past 18 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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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 12th, 2022
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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Our 10 Favorite Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2022

ATL VdayValentine’s Day may be looking a little different this year, but we are here to help you kick the holiday up a notch! With the holiday immediately following the weekend, skip the same old dinner reservations and celebrate all weekend long.

From virtual cooking classes to getting out to Atlanta’s favorite attractions, Valentine’s Day will be fun for Valentines, Galentines, and everyone in between!

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 10 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day Around Atlanta in 2022.

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