Once a battleground of the Civil War, East Atlanta, Georgia has since transformed itself from a bustling industrial area into a quirky, close-knit community. Eclectic boutique clothing shops, hip pubs and restaurants line the pedestrian-friendly streets alongside the time-honored businesses that began this neighborhood.
The neighborhood’s epicenter, known as East Atlanta Village, is the place to go to for a truly local experience. Annual festivals such as The East Atlanta Strut – a street fair that benefits local charities – the East Atlanta Beer Festival and the Battle of Atlanta Festival provide great music, family fun and tasty treats.
Staging great live bands most nights of the week, major music venues such as The EARL make East Atlanta, Georgia a hotspot for nightlife. On any given night, revelers can stroll from The Earl to 529 to The Basement, enjoying live music all along the way. East Atlanta has a gritty rock n’ roll feel, a spot where canned beer, tattooed wrists, and ripped jeans dominate.