45th Annual Atlanta Film Festival

The 2021 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 45th annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature a variety of virtual content, drive-in screenings, and more. 

Event Details
April 22nd – May 2nd, 2021

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!

Ticketed attendees will enjoy access to:

  • Virtual screenings
  • In-person screenings
  • Drive-in films
  • Creative Conference Workshops & Panels (virtual)

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Top 5 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 13th, 2021.

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 5 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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21st Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival | Drive-in & Virtual

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is celebrating 21 years of storytelling with through a proud tradition of entertaining audiences and fostering community dialogue!

Festival Dates
February 17th – 28th, 2021

Prioritizing the health and safety of the Festival’s loyal audience, the annual event has been reimagined to now include virtual screenings to enjoy at home! Select drive-in movies will be available alongside over 30 narrative and documentary features. Audiences will enjoy expanded conversations with filmmakers, special guests, and more!

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6 Ways to Commemorate MLK Day Around Atlanta | 2021

Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by learning about his life and legacy as well as the many contributions of African Americans in Atlanta! Throughout the city, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day of remembrance, celebration, and commemoration.

We have you covered with all the happenings around Atlanta in honor of the national Martin Luther King Jr. holiday: January 20th, 2020.

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2021 Guide to Atlanta’s Best Farmers Markets

If you’re anything like us, we are getting ready to shake off those 2020 Blues! So when it comes to the new year 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 2021 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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Top 5 Happenings to Ring in 2021 Around Atlanta

This year has looked a little different, and the holidays have been no exception! With so many changes over the past several months, it can be tricky to find a way to celebrate the New Year that we are all so eager to embrace.

We have you covered with our Top 5 Ways to Ring in the New Year Around Atlanta for 2021!

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Where to Spot Santa Around Atlanta in 2020

He’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice – Santa Claus is coming to town! We’ve put together a list where you can be sure to spot him in 2020 and get a picture with your family and pets.

The holidays may look a bit different this year, but we’ve put our elves to work to help you find Santa no matter where you are in the city. Don’t miss out on seeing The Big Man in Red as he makes all his stops along the way!

Please note: With the ongoing pandemic, we will continue to update this list as any changes or additions occur. You may see some old favorites missing from the list, but we hope this helps your family find the joy throughout the holiday season – and perhaps find a new tradition!

Happy holidays!

 

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Season of Hope | Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Don your holiday festive cocktail attire to celebrate the Season of Hope! In support of the Marcus Autism Center, the third annual event will include cocktails, silent and live auctions, dinner, and dancing.

Event Details
Friday | November 13th, 2020
6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

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Your 2020 Guide to Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta

Now with even more festivities, we’ve updated our guide to help you get the most out of your socially-distanced spooky season.

It’s officially the season for spooking and bewitching! We couldn’t be more excited to get into the Halloween spirit with Your 2020 Guide to Halloween Happenings Around Atlanta.

This year may look a little different, but there are plenty of ways to get festive all month long. From family-friendly activities to virtual events and everything in between, we have you covered with all the highlights!

Check out our list below to ensure you get more treats than tricks all throughout the month:

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Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade-in-Place

Even while social distancing, you can help spread joy across the city in a unique way with the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade-in-Place! This year’s festivities are a great way to celebrate creativity and build community while keeping Atlanta safe

Event Details
September 21st – 26th, 2020

Map & Locations
Kicking off the week, the map will be published on Monday, September 21st. A digital map will contain live updates on where to see the best lantern light displays!  Walk, bike, or drive around town to get involved throughout the weekend. 

Be sure to check #BeltLineParadeInPlace for live map updates and to join the celebration!

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