Atlanta Streets Alive!

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Event Details
Sunday | April 8th, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Eastside | Dekalb Ave

Closed to motorized traffic, the BRAND NEW route connects Kirkwood and Lake Claire neighborhoods to Downtown along 4.4 miles of Decatur Street and DeKalb Avenue.  Roads will be opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities. Come take part in the family-friendly fun by biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets!

The free event transforms the streets of Atlanta into a public park open to the community. There is no beginning or end, so hop on in wherever you’d like!

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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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Spring Festival on Ponce

The 7th Annual Spring Festival on Ponce returns to feature 125 displays of fine arts and crafts, delicious local fare, and fun for the whole family!

Event Details
April 7th – 8th, 2018
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday | 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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.

Step into Spring as you take in the gorgeous landscape designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Frank Olmstead Sr. In addition to fine arts and crafts, visitors are invited to enjoy live acoustic entertainment, a fun-filled children’s area, and local food from Atlanta’s favorite gourmet food trucks.

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Top 9 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away, and Atlanta is in the spirit! not feeling the Luck of the Irish? There are still plenty of ways to get the most out of the beautiful weekend ahead with our Top 9 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, March 15th – 18th.

Kick off the weekend with a totally rad 90’s cocktail party, watch a fun competition in support of rescue dogs, and sample flavor all throughout the city! Whether you’re looking to celebrate the holiday weekend or just explore Atlanta’s best events, we have you covered with 9 unique happenings all weekend long!

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Inman Park Restaurant Week

Indulge in Atlanta’s heart of culinary flavor during the 2018 Inman Park Restaurant Week!

Event Dates
March 12th – 18th, 2018

Growing with a sophisticated palate, Inman Park is home to over 13 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 $15, $25, and $35.

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 10 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 17th, 2018.

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 10 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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500 Songs For Kids

500 Songs For Kids features hundreds of bands and solo artists performing 500 songs over 12 nights!

Dates and Locations TBA Soon!

Pay what you want! That’s right, you can pay what you want at each show and the Foundation appreciates your contribution.

Yearly lineups have included all-star performances from Cee-Lo, Janelle Monae, Alchemy, Arrested Development, Butch Walker, Edwin McCain, and so many more!

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Oyster Crawfish Festival With Cowboy Mouth

Enjoy the best of New Orleans flavor, music, and fun at the 15th annual Oyster Crawfish Festival!

Event Details
Saturday | March 3rd, 2018
Doors Open at 2:00 p.m.

Park Tavern
500 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

Thousands have gathered for Park Tavern’s Crawfish Oyster Festival for the past 14 years, and this year’s celebration will not disappoint! Come out for a day of music and entertainment as you enjoy delicious crawfish, oysters, and New Orleans flair.

Headlining the event, the one and only Cowboy Mouth is back by popular demand!


  • General Admission – $15
    Does not include food or beverage, but both are available for purchase.
  • VIP – $45
    Includes access to a special VIP entrance, a private bar, VIP seating with tables and chairs, private restrooms, and a meet-and-greet with Cowboy Mouth after the performance.

Guests must be 21+ to attend, and children 12 & under may accompany parents. The event is rain-or-shine. No pets.

More information on the 15th annual Oyster Crawfish Festival at Park Tavern.

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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 March 4th!

Event Details
First Sunday of Each Month – March 4th, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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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Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon

12645172_10153448013278505_8631167815985552033_nOne of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Georgia Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K return to celebrate the 12th running of the Atlanta tradition!

Event Details
Sunday | March 18th, 2018
7:00 a.m.

Race Location
Pemberton Place
126 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

For the first time since 2016, the 5K option is back by popular demand! Approximately 18,000 runners will participate in this year’s races, coursing through some of the most notable areas of Atlanta with spectacular skyline views and historic locations. The full marathon continues from Downtown through Midtown, Little Five Points, Decatur, Druid Hills, and the Virginia Highlands.

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