Top 15 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

July is in full swing, and we are in the spirit of Summer! From a leisurely morning with the family at a local farmer’s market to cocktails in the garden, the weekend ahead is packed with fun for all tastes and ages.

Sip on cocktails while mingling in Atlanta’s most beautiful gardens, catch an outdoor movie or concert with the family, and explore an incredible variety of art. This weekend is serving up some serious summertime fun – right outside your doorstep!

Whatever your tastes, we have you covered with a long weekend ahead with our Top 15 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Monday, July 11th – 15th, 2019.

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1236 Defoor Court NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Offered at $350,000

Move-in ready 2 bed, 2 1/2 bath end unit townhome in the Defoors Court community of Underwood Hills. Perfect roommate floorplan with two ensuite master bedrooms each with his-and-hers closets. Updated kitchen with white cabinets, marble backsplash, and new stainless appliances. Breakfast area with bay window open to kitchen, separate dining room, and balcony for entertaining. Large family room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace. Hardwood floors on main and upper floors. Bonus room in basement perfect for a media room, exercise space, or home office. Spacious two car garage with ample storage. Conveniently located in West Midtown between Buckhead, Midtown, Downtown, and Smyrna/Vinings. 

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BB&T Atlanta Open

The BB&T Atlanta Open is returning to Atlantic Station for some World-Class Fun on a World-Class Field!

Tournament Dates
July 20th – 28th, 2019
Qualifying: July 20th – 21st

Location
Atlantic Station
1380 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

The ATP World Tour 250 Event is held each summer as part of the U.S. Open Series.

With the updated stadium design, there won’t be a bad seat! Enjoy tennis from the closest seats on the ATP tour with more shade, larger interactive areas on the grounds, and the AJC Grandstand court now offers shaded seating, compliments of Northside Hospital.

The family-friendly event will include special events such as a Free Family Zone, fireworks display, Ladies Day, Kids Weekend, and more.

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Summer in the City

Enjoy a night of epicurean delights at Summer in the City! Benefiting the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute at Shepherd Center, guests will enjoy an evening filled with fine wine, delicious food, and an exciting auction.

Event Details
Wednesday | July 24th, 2019
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location
The Fairmont
1429 Fairmont Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

At the highly anticipated summertime affair, over 16 of Atlanta’s most talented chefs expertly pair their exquisite cuisine with more than 45 fine wines from around the world.

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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

Atlanta’s most notable chefs and mixologists join together to compete with their tastiest tomato concoctions at the 11th Annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival!

Event Details
Sunday | July 14th, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Westside Provisions District
1100-1210 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30318

Throughout the competition, each chef and mixologist is paired up with a local farmer to create a signature tomato-themed dish in their fight to win the Killer Tomato crown and cape. Attendees will enjoy dozens of tomato-based treats and cocktails!

Festivities will also include live music from The Spazmatics and Ford Fry’s chef band, The Foo’d Fighters!, specialty food and beverage sponsors, a live auction, and mingling with the South’s top food writers, photographers, and chefs.

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Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K/ 8K/ 13K

Join your neighbors for a morning of fitness and fun on the Atlanta Beltline! The Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K/ 8K/ 13K is the perfect opportunity to explore the West End, connect with the community, and stay active.

Event Details
Saturday | July 13th, 2019
7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location
West End Park
1111 Oak St. SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

The Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K/ 8K takes participants through the West End, Atlanta’s oldest neighborhood! Before continuing through Westview, the race takes runners along the original segment of the Atlanta BeltLine – the West End Trail. 

NEW FOR 2018 – Join the After Party at Monday Night Garage!

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10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July in 2019

With Summer only a few days away, it’s time to start planning your 4th of July festivities! We have you covered with 10 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Atlanta in 2019.

All through Atlanta, the city is in the spirit with a variety of events!

From the family-friendly to an adult night on the town, there’s something for everyone.

Kick off the morning with a festive parade, explore a new neighborhood, and end the exciting holiday with a number of spectacular fireworks. The festivities are stretching all through the holiday weekend and into the week, so you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun!

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Atlanta Streets Alive | Cross-City

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta – This time, with its longest route yet! Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way at the Atlanta Streets Alive Cross-City. 

Event Details
Sunday | June 9th, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Parade Lineup 1:30 p.m. for 2:00 p.m. Launch

Location
Cross-City

Closed to motorized traffic, the Cross-City route combines both Eastside and Westside routes, activating DeKalb Avenue and Decatur Street all the way to Marietta Street and Howell Mill Road.

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Atlanta Design Festival

Now in its 12th year, the Atlanta Design Festival (formerly Design is Human) devotes 9 days to the impact of design across economic, cultural, policy and social means — bringing the best ideas in international design to Atlanta.

Event Details
June 1st – 9th, 2019

In addition to satellite architecture tours, activities will span the whole city of Atlanta to include a number of showroom presentations, talks, installations, culinary creations, and more!

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2019 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets

When it comes to Springtime in Atlanta, we can think of two things: enjoying everything fresh and getting outdoors! Grab those market bags and get ready to experience the city’s local flavors at their very best with our 2019 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets.

Enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning sipping hot brewed coffee as you stroll through a rainbow of organic produce, listening to live music and exploring local art. Even the kids will enjoy the variety of family-friendly options, including activity centers, baby animals, picnics, and more! 

Shopping local has never been easier, and Atlanta turns a weekly stop for food into a remarkable experience for everyone.

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