Virginia Highland Summerfest

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the Virginia-Highland Summerfest has been rescheduled for November 14th & 15th, 2020.

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.

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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Spring Festival on Ponce

The Spring Festival on Ponce is happy to announce its new rescheduled date for 2020!

The 9th Annual event returns to feature 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, delicious local fare, and fun for the whole family!

Event Details
August 8th – 9th, 2020
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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2020 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Summer Movie Series

Summertime is coming, which means it’s time to shake up your movie routine! We will be updating this page as more showtimes and movies become available for 2020.

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 2020

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

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Atlanta Film Festival

This event has been cancelled for 2020.

The 2020 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 44th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 30th – May 10th, 2020

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Blackbox
Dad’s Garage Theater | Hilan Theatre
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church | Hotel Clermont
Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge | Paris on Ponce

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!

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Top 6 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

The rain is clearing up, and there are clear skies ahead! Set out for some fun all weekend long with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 5th – March 8th, 2020.

Experience the best of Atlanta’s brunch flavors, explore Springtime in the city from flowers to family fun, and even  tap into your artistic side!

With a variety of events all throughout town, there’s something for everyone – and all ages! Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a  full weekend ahead.

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CHOA Scrubs Party Presented by Rogers

The Scrubs Party is going virtual!  As a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the physical portion of the fundraiser is being cancelled. However, bidding in the silent auction, purchasing Range Rover raffle tickets, or Inspired Gift donations will remain open through March 16th at 12:00 NOON.

Presented by Rogers, the Scrubs Party has quickly become one the top five fundraising events for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta! Hosted by Emerging Leaders for Children’s (ELC), the 7th annual event will benefit Children’s Heart Research and Outcomes Center.

Event Details
Saturday | March 14th, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
The Fairmont
1429 Fairmont Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Come out to the unique setting at The Fairmont Atlanta for its lively cocktail scene, silent auction, and great music.

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Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

One of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K return to celebrate the 14th running of the Atlanta tradition!

Event Details
Sunday | March 1st, 2020
7:00 a.m.

Race Location
Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave W NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Held the day after the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, Atlanta’s marathon weekend is America’s marathon weekend! This year will be the Marathon’s second year on a new course, taking runners past Atlanta’s most important monuments, stadiums and neighborhoods. Near and far, participants will experience firsthand how Atlanta is Running City USA!

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Inman Park Restaurant Week | Spring 2020

Indulge in Atlanta’s heart of culinary flavor during the 2020 Spring Inman Park Restaurant Week!

Event Dates
March 23rd – 29th, 2020

Growing with a sophisticated palate, Inman Park is home to over 15 restaurants and pubs offering American, Southern, European and ethnic cuisine!

Throughout the week, local restaurants and pubs will offer prix-fixe menus for brunch, lunch, and dinner at $20, $30, and $40.

Prices are per person, and many restaurants will be offering multiple fixed menu options per seating. While prices exclude alcohol and gratuity, participating restaurants will be offering drink specials alongside their daily menus.

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Top 11 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 14th, 2020.

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 11 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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Rí Rá Paddyfest 2020

Due to COVID – 19 and the current climate concerning it, the outdoor portion of the festival will be cancelled – But that just means the inside will be even better! 

Rí Rá Paddyfest 2020 is celebrating Irish culture by closing down the streets for Atlanta’s biggest outdoor St. Patrick’s Day party!

Event Details
Saturday | March 14th, 2020
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
Rí Rá Irish Pub
1080 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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