Little Five Points neighborhood is Atlanta's bohemian community known for independent theatre, fresh musicians and even vinyl records and tattoo shops. Tucked between Inman Park and Virginia-Highland, and found just minutes from Downtown, L5P is a favorite of locals and visitors alike.
Dedicated to staging the best in local and independent theatre, Little Five Points Atlanta, GA is home to 7 Stages – a theatre company committed to educating and engaging audiences about current social topics. A mainstay since 1983, the Horizon Theatre Company is also found in L5P. Known for producing world premiere plays with exceptional ensemble acting, this company regularly performs shows which reflect the ever-changing diversity in southeast urban areas.
Somewhat unexpected and always memorable, Little Five Points boasts some of the best music venues and stores in town. Star Community Bar is dedicated to finding fresh, alternative acts including country and hard rock. Don’t forget to pay your respects at the Elvis Shrine! Just down the street, Five Spot spotlights musicians playing rock & roll, soul, blues, Americana, reggae and more, boasts a continually rotating menu of more than 75 beers and even doubles as a local art gallery.
Variety Playhouse is a renovated movie theater that hosts nationally known acts several times a month. Just up the street, Criminal Records is a legendary Atlanta record store that allows you to see your favorite artists up close with in-store performances and meet and greets. When you’re finished there, scoot over to The Porter, whose reputation as one of the best beer bars in the country is solidified with a list of plaudits that grows longer by the year.
Each October, the Little Five Points, Atlanta neighborhood is home to the Little 5 Points Halloween Parade and Festival, one of the largest and most eclectic Halloween celebrations in the country.