midtown atlanta: Children’s Christmas Parade 2016 - 12/02/16 05:49 PM

Join an Atlanta tradition at the 2016 Children’s Christmas Parade. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 3rd, the 2016 Children’s Christmas Parade will step off at Peachtree St. and 16th St. and end at Peachtree St. and 5th St. Watch as Midtown Atlanta will be transformed into Santa Claus Lane with the sights and sounds of the season.
With floats, giant helium-filled balloons and marching bands, the Children’s Christmas Parade will be the largest holiday parade in the southeast. Thousands of spectators will be lined up along the streets eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and the official beginning of the … (1 comments)

midtown atlanta: 2016 Atlanta Ugly Sweater Run - 12/02/16 05:39 PM

 
Rummage up the Ugliest Sweater you can find and celebrate the Holidays by participating in the Merriest 5K of the year. Join thousands of runners, walkers and prancers from around the nation as The Ugly Sweater Run tours North America. The Atlanta Ugly Sweater Run will be held at Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta on December 3, 2016 at 12pm. If you’ve never participated in a 5K, this is a perfect way to burn some calories, have some fun and immediately replace those calories with a warm hot chocolate, and a Kahlúa cocktail. All you have to do is register!
The Atlanta … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Atlanta Ice Cream Festival Returns July 23rd - 07/15/16 09:03 PM

 
The 6th annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival will be held on Saturday,  July 23, 2016 from 11am-6pm. Come enjoy America’s favorite dessert, but also be ready to enhance your mind on maintaining a well balanced lifestyle all year long.
The Atlanta Ice Cream Festival was founded in 2010 out of a desire to provide family fun in which the entire community could enjoy. This fun event features America’s Favorite Dessert – ICE CREAM, but also includes a variety of health and wellness engagement activities, fitness routines, food & non-food vendors, live local musical entertainment and so much more fun for the entire … (1 comments)

midtown atlanta: 2016 Georgia Restaurant Week - 07/14/16 07:13 AM

The second annual Georgia Restaurant Week, brought to you by the Georgia Restaurant Association and the Georgia Department of Economic Development, aims to highlight the various dining options that are available throughout Georgia. This week will allow patrons, both local and from out of state, to explore various dining options throughout Georgia for a set price and experience the local Georgia products that are available in Georgia’s restaurants.
The second annual Georgia Restaurant Week begins Monday, July 18, 2016 through Sunday, July 24, 2016. Georgia Restaurant Week take place at any participating restaurant throughout Georgia. No tickets are required; however, reservations are … (1 comments)

midtown atlanta: Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival 2016 - 07/09/16 11:23 PM

Chef Ford Fry is pleased to invite you to the 8th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, a benefit for Georgia Organics. Join the fun at Park Tavern in Midtown Atlanta on Sunday, July 17th from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. Enjoy tomato-based treats from dozens of chefs and mixologists and live music.
An after party at Park Tavern will follow from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M.
Last year’s festival raised $60,000 for Georgia Organics. Help us make it $100,000 this year. A good time for good food for all!
Tickets
General Admission: $45
Georgia Organics Members: $40
Garnish & Gather: $70, includes (1) … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: 2016 Atlanta Shortsfest - 07/09/16 11:21 PM

The Seventh Annual Atlanta Shortsfest is held July 15 – 16, 2016 at the Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Shortsfest showcases a diverse mix of short films by ultra-talented filmmakers from across the globe.
Traditionally, short films often do not garner the attention they deserve on the festival circuit. Atlanta Shortsfest was established to spotlight and promote excellent short films, and provide an important platform to share and discuss your work with appreciative audiences and fellow filmmakers.
The Seventh Annual Atlanta Shortsfest showcases a variety of short films with a running time under 45 minutes. Judges program comedy, animation, documentary, experimental, horror … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Music Midtown is back! - 06/26/16 01:50 AM

Music Midtown is back! Save the date, Music Midtown 2016 will be held on Saturday, September 17th & Sunday, September 18th, 2016. The lineup for 2016 Music Midtown includes The Killers, Twenty One Pilots, Beck and Deadmau5 headlining the Midtown Atlanta event in Piedmont Park. Music Midtown 2016 general admission tickets are now on sale.
In addition to the four headlining acts, you won’t want to miss Alabama Shakes, G-Eazy, The Lumineers, Collegrove (Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz), Band of Horses, James Bay, Kesha, Big Boi, Chvrches, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats,  DJ Mustard, Leon Bridges, DNCE, Melanie Martinez, Raury, Daya, … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival 2016 at Fox Theatre - 06/26/16 01:40 AM

If you need a break from the heat at all those outdoor movie showings, the 2016 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival held at the Fox Theatre in Midtown Atlanta may be just the perfect solution. Throughout the summer, modern and vintage movie classics will be shown on Fox Theatre’s 26-foot high x 56-foot-8-inch wide big screen, and patrons will enjoy movies under the “stars” with Fox Theatre’s distinct blue sky with twinkling stars and fluffy clouds. For select showings, 2016 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival offers guests a magical pre-show experience that includes a sing-along with a vintage cartoon and the world renowned … (1 comments)

midtown atlanta: Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo 2016 - 06/24/16 06:25 AM

 
The Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo on July 2 -3 serves as the kickoff to the AJC 2016 Peachtree Road Race on the Fourth of July. The Expo hosts 100+ vendors featuring the latest in running apparel and shoes, sports nutrition products, injury prevention, health and fitness services, gear, etc. Over 40,000 runners and walkers attend the Peachtree Health and Fitness Expo, which is the number pick-up location for AJC Peachtree Road Race participants. Located in the Georgia World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta, the expo is free and open to the public.
The Expo will take place at the Georgia World … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra returns to Piedmont Park - 06/21/16 04:32 AM

 
A Performance in the Park 2016 returns in June. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will hold a free live orchestral concert in Piedmont Park on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 7:30 PM. Led by Assistant Conductor Joseph Young, the evening will feature an array of music from Rossini’s Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia to Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and even a little James Brown, as can only be performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra! Bass Trombone Brian Hecht will also make his solo debut performing a Concerto from Chris Brubeck.
A Performance in the Park 2016 concert will return to Oak Hill at … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Concerts in the Garden 2016 - 06/19/16 06:24 AM

Concerts in the Garden returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown Atlanta for a 14th season. Named Best Outdoor Concert Series by Atlanta Magazine. Concerts in the Garden is held on the Great Lawn in Atlanta. Kick back under the stars for some wonderful shows.
Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions. Garden members present membership card at Admissions or enter member number online to receive the discount.
Atlanta Lineup
John Prine with special guest Amanda Shires
Saturday, June 25
$70.50 (Member $68.50)
Show starts at 8 p.m., gates open at 7 p.m.
Neko Case/ k.d.lang/Laura Veirs with special guest Andy Shauf
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midtown atlanta: Enjoy the Sunset Sessions at Park Tavern - 06/14/16 05:47 PM

 
Sunset Sessions returns to Park Tavern in Midtown Atlanta – a weekly, alternative music series in Piedmont Park. First launched in 2015, Radio 105.7, The Bowery Presents and Park Tavern will once again come together to bring Atlantans and visitors alike an incredible lineup of live music at the Park Tavern Sunset Sessions from some of today’s most buzz-worthy artists every Sunday for free this summer. The free concert series will run through Sunday, September 4, 2016; every show is from 7 to 11 p.m.
The Park Tavern Sunset Sessions has featured such well-known performers as: Bad Suns; The Whigs; Little Tybee; The … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Kick off the Summer at High Museum - 06/09/16 12:14 AM

The High Museum of Art in Midtown Atlanta will hold their Summer Kick-Off Party on Friday, June 10, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join the festivities as they celebrate the opening of the High Museum of Art’s summer exhibitions, including Tiovivo: Whimsical Sculptures by Jaime Hayon, the third installment on the Sifly Piazza; The Rise of Sneaker Culture; and Walker Evans: Depth of Field.
Don your best kicks and enjoy an early summer evening on the piazza with drinks for purchase, music by DJ Teknology, and breakdancing by Burn Unit, Rockwell Kids, and Kid Dynamo and the Dynamo Lockers.
Join a curator-led Gallery … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Rock the Cure at SweetWater - 06/09/16 12:05 AM

 
The 10th Anniversary Rock the Cure will be held on June 11, 2016, starting at 7:30pm at SweetWater Brewing Company in Midtown Atlanta. Benefiting the Georgia Chapter of JDRF, the 10th Anniversary Rock the Cure is an annual Brews and Blues event featuring the best Georgia has to offer in live music, local brews, great food and exciting raffle prizes.
Rock the Cure (RTC) began in 2006 as a dream of some young professionals in Atlanta wanting to raise money to cure Type 1 diabetes, but also have fun while doing it. This group felt “overlooked” in the current fundraising activities taking … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Great City Race Atlanta Beltline Jun 18th - 06/04/16 07:59 PM

 
Great City Race Atlanta Beltline Edition is a turbo charged urban adventure, scavenger hunt race.   It’s a localized version of the show “Amazing Race”, personalized for Atlanta that combines the mental and physical aspects of clue-solving. Enjoy the active excitement of a foot race, while having lots fun with your friends and family! The race will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Register at  Park Tavern – 500 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 in Midtown Atlanta.
When the race begins, teams of two dressed in costumes or similar outfits, will compete against each other to solve 11 out of the 12 clues, each clue … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Atlanta Moon Ride on Friday June 10th, 2016 - 05/28/16 07:05 PM
 
 
The 4th Annual Atlanta Moon Ride will be held Friday June 10th, 2016 from 6pm to 11pm, a 6-mile nighttime bike ride through some of Atlanta’s coolest neighborhoods with several thousand of your closest friends! To all you riders, bike enthusiasts and Atlanta bicycle community, come participate in this fun ride. Gear up your bikes with a head lamp, bust out the flair and get ready to ride the streets. Costumes are encouraged!
Established in 2012, the Atlanta Moon Ride allows bike enthusiasts to ride at night without having to battle traffic all while showcasing Atlanta’s beautiful skyline. The … (2 comments)

midtown atlanta: Food Truck Season is Back! - 05/16/16 07:15 AM

Atlanta has become synonymous with the gourmet street food movement that’s spreading around the world. Much like movies under the stars, food truck events have become all the rage. Much like movies under the stars, Atlanta food trucks really pick up from May to October. If you’re looking for a break from cooking dinner for the kids during the week or a fun weekend dining option, you will find an event with Atlanta food trucks on any night in 2016. You will find lots of Atlanta food truck events to choose from, so you won’t have to go far to find something great … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Enjoy Atlanta Jazz Festival Memorial Day Weekend - 05/16/16 06:49 AM

The 39th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is presented by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to educate and entertain a diverse audience of jazz fans and to nurture the next generation of jazz musicians.  There will be 31 Days of Jazz in May, culminating with three days of music in Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta over Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29, 2016.
This May we invite people to get out and explore our city during the 39th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival’s 31 Days of Jazz,” says Camille Russell Love, Executive Director … (0 comments)

midtown atlanta: Much to do in final Weekend of April - 04/27/16 06:00 PM
It's been a busy start to the Atlanta Spring festival season and with one final weekend in April, there are still some great options to get out and have fun in Atlanta. Here are several wonderful Atlanta events scheduled for April 28th-May 1st. So have fun, but be sure to rest up for Mother's Day weekend when Atlanta pulls out all of the stops for a fantastic time.
 
Sunset Sips 2016 - The Chattahoochee Nature Center (CNC) in Roswell would like to invite you to a new program called Sunset Sips, a laid back, family friendly event and the grounds are open … (1 comments)

midtown atlanta: Atlanta Botanical Garden Features Chihuly in the Garden 2016 - 04/14/16 06:37 AM

Internationally acclaimed artist, Dale Chihuly, returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown Atlanta this spring for an encore exhibition of his spectacular works of art, presented in a setting that has doubled in size since his blockbuster show here in 2004. Chihuly in the Garden 2016, set for April 30 – October 30, will include 21 sculptural installation sites, all set amongst the Garden’s natural beauty. The artist’s famed colorful work also may be experienced in a different light – at night when the Garden offers extended hours. Two of the installations are being created specifically for the Midtown garden, … (2 comments)

 
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