Atlanta Dogwood Festival

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Mark your calendars for the rescheduled date of the 84th annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Originally slated to occur in April, this year’s festival has been rescheduled to August 7th-9th. While the festival normally occurs in the spring at the height of blooming season for Georgia’s beautiful dogwoods, this year’s fall festival will be just as fun! Virtually every kind of …

Sandy Springs Lantern Parade (in Place!)

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The 5th Annual Sandy Springs Lantern Parade is on! This year’s event will be a bit different though, as it will be a “parade-in-place” lighting up the city of Sandy Springs over the weekend of June 19-21 each night after sunset. Everyone in Sandy Springs is encouraged to participate by decorating their porches, balconies, yards, and windows. These twinkling lights and decorations are …

The Alpharetta Arts Streetfest is Going Virtual!

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Ordinarily we would be telling you where to go and what to do to celebrate spring in Atlanta. This year is a little different, with many events being postponed or cancelled completely. The Alpharetta Arts Streetfest is taking a different approach. The 16th annual festival will now take place online, where you will still be able to shop for incredible …

Drive-In Concerts, and Other Creative Ways to Social Distance

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Take-out, delivery and curbside service at restaurants and even breweries is the new normal in Atlanta, where social distancing measures are preventing us from dining and drinking in our favorite establishments. Keeping as many employees working as possible and finding ways to keep regulars and new patrons coming in has become the main focus of restaurant and bar owners across …

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza

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This fun, family-friendly event features 150 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metal craft persons, glass blowers, jewelers and more. Festival-goers will have the opportunity to view artist demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment, participate in hands-on arts activities, and enjoy festival foods and beverages. Plus, there will be artistic activities for children! Proceeds from the event benefit a scholarship fund for local …

Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival

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If you’re a true cheese lover, come out to Atlanta’s celebration of everyone’s favorite sandwich! Restaurants from all over Atlanta will be serving up bites of melty, cheesy, goodness over the course of the day for your tasting pleasure. Try a few, or try them all and cast your vote for Best Grilled Cheese in Atlanta! In addition to delicious …

Atlanta Weekend Events – March 13th-15th

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The American Craft Show Come out to the Cobb Galleria Centre to shop the work of more than 250 diverse makers from around North America. Atlanta Lucky Fest Wear your green, pretend to be Irish, and celebrate St. Patrick’s day at Park Tavern with live music and entertainment. Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day parade is one of …

84th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival

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The Atlanta Dogwood Festival has been the city’s favorite way to welcome spring for over 80 years! Shop for special items at the nationally renowned-juried Fine Artist Market that includes sculpture, paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography and much more. Bring the whole family and stop by the Kids Village featuring huge inflatables, arts & crafts and face painting for all ages. …

April Fools Comedy Night

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Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers when the Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host a night of local joking. Choose from two shows – 7 pm, hosted by Lew Lefton, and 9 pm, hosted by Amanda Marks. Limited seats available. Must be 21 or older to attend. Your ticket price includes both fantastic stand-up entertainment and local …