The Atlanta Beltline has quickly developed into a hub of flavor, art, and activity in the city. From artists markets to wine strolls, pub crawls, and family fun – there is so much to experience and see with the Atlanta community!
Whether you’re looking to take a guided bike tour, enjoy some fresh air, or just explore the eclectic neighborhoods and whimsical trails of Atlanta, we have you covered with the Top 10 Annual Events on the Atlanta Beltline to get you in the spirit!
- Pub Crawl on the BeltLine
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! The Spring Edition Pub Crawl now features 5 complimentary drinks in addition to exclusive giveaways.
- Washington Park Jamboree Play Day
Don’t forget about all the family fun to be found on the Beltline! Now in its 3rd year, the free festival features a variety of fun activities, music, and games, all focused on promoting healthy and active living. Come out and enjoy the music, food and fun – or even discover the perfect fitness class, outdoor workshop or cooking demo.
- WonderRoot Artists Market
Spring & Summer
Now a seasonal favorite, the Artists Market finds its home at Ponce City Market every Sunday. Featuring 40 artists each week, WonderRoot hosts the 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.
- Atlanta Moon Ride
The Moon Ride invites riders, bike enthusiasts, and the Atlanta bicycle community to cruise through Atlanta’s neighborhoods and explore the city’s beauty at night! The ADP will be blocking off the Ride’s route, so cyclists can enjoy the ride without the concern of traffic. Gear up your bikes with a headlamp, adorn a fun costume, and join the fun. From street bikes to mountain bikes, and wheelchairs to cruisers, everyone is invited to join the ride and bring the family!
The week-long festival includes bike rides, classes, and parties located all throughout Atlanta. Now in its 4th year, the event includes themed rides, family-friendly activities, tours for art lovers, and so much more! Take advantage of the effortless accessibility of the Beltline and explore Atlanta’s most scenic neighborhoods by bicycle!
- Atlanta BelLine Westside 5K
The Atlanta Beltline Westside 5K 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. The 5K is part of the 2017 Run.Walk.Go! Race Series, which engages the public by providing opportunities to explore various trail segments of the Atlanta BeltLine while staying active. Race proceeds will benefit the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership
- Art on the Atlanta BeltLine
September – November
One of the most renown and beloved annual events on the Beltline! Atlanta’s largest temporary public art exhibition showcases the work of hundreds of visual artists, performers, and musicians along the Atlanta BeltLine corridor. The annual event is a wonderful way to immerse yourself into the community and life of the Beltline beyond its iconic trails.
ART ON THE BELTLINE EVENTS
Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade
Celebrate the opening of Art on the Atlanta Beltline with the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade! Unique to Atlanta, the Parade is an astounding procession of art, illumination, color, and music. Come light up the BeltLine with globe lanterns, illuminated lantern hats, and custom designs from the event’s Lantern Workshops! Community participation is what fills the Parade with magic, so the event embraces people of all ages and backgrounds.
Atlanta BeltLine Art Stroll
Come out for a private walking tour of the Atlanta BeltLine and Ponce City Market! During the exclusive two-hour tour, an Atlanta Beltline guide will share the latest on the BeltLine and offer a sneak peek at future projects. Attendees will also get up-to-date on Art on the Beltline.
Atlanta BeltLine Wine Stroll
Join the Atlanta community for the one-mile walk filled with wine tastings and light bites along the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine! With 4 years under its belt, the Wine Stroll always offers an all-star lineup of restaurants, bars, and retailers.
- Atlanta BeltLine Boil
Returns in Fall
Join thousands of your neighbors alongside the Beltline’s Eastside Trail for live music, local eats, and cold drinks! Event admission includes an entire day filled with live music, access to food truck and drink concessions, and entry to the local marketplace. Enjoy shopping and mingling among relevant Atlanta artists, businesses, and community organizations. As you taste your way through the day, Center Stage will fill the air with music, featuring roots, blues, jazz, and bayou funk.
- Art on the 45
Connecting all 45 neighborhoods along the BeltLine, the artfully crafted evening will feature delicious food and cocktails, a silent auction, art exhibitions, and live music. 2017 marks the event’s 3rd anniversary.
- Atlanta Beltline Eastside 10K
Also part of the 2017 2017 Run.Walk.Go! Race Series, registrants can save money by registering for both the Westside 5K and Eastside 10K together! Runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs are all welcome to the 10K Run/Walk winding through the BeltLine neighborhoods including: Inman Park, Midtown, Old Fourth Ward, Poncey-Highland, and Virginia Highland.