• Events In Atlanta

    Stay up-to-date on events and things to do in Atlanta during your stay. Whether you’re into live music, food and wine, sports or family-friendly entertainment, Atlanta events offer non-stop fun and excitement.

    Search the Atlanta events calendar below to explore all of the annual festivals and seasonal events that take place throughout the year.




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    BronzeLens Film Festival: The Virtual Experience

    BronzeLens Film Festival: The Virtual Experience

    Online

    Through 8/16/2020

    The BronzeLens Film Festival is back as a virtual experience with film screenings, film workshops, master classes, our famous BronzeLens Awards Show, the women superstars luncheon, and more! Join us as we pursue our...

    Nonviolence365 Virtual Experience

    Nonviolence365 Virtual Experience

    Online

    Through 8/20/2020
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    The King Center presents Series II of The Fierce Urgency of Now Nonviolence365 Virtual Experience. Series II begins August 4th-20th every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00PM EDT. The classes will cover the following...

    Atlanta Underground Film Festival

    Atlanta Underground Film Festival

    Synchronicity Theatre

    8/13/2020 - 8/15/2020

    The 17th Annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival is held August 13 - 15, 2020 at the Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the Atlanta Film Series. Since 2004, the Atlanta Underground Film Festival...

    Georgia Film & Chill Virtual Movie Tour

    Georgia Film & Chill Virtual Movie Tour

    Online

    8/15/2020
    Starts At: 1:30 PM

    While many are social distancing and travel isn’t as common right now, we wanted to work on ways to bring the #GeorgiaFilm fun to you! Georgia Film & Chill tours are our first journey into this space and we’re excited to...

    John Legend

    John Legend

    Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park

    8/16/2020

    See John Legend in Atlanta on August 16 at Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park.

    Cocktails in the Garden

    Cocktails in the Garden

    Atlanta Botanical Garden, Inc.

    Through 9/30/2020
    Starts At: 5:00 PM

    Thanks to the Garden’s brief closure earlier this year, Cocktails in the Garden blooms Tuesday – Sunday through September, 5 – 9 p.m. (last entry at 8:30 p.m.) Enjoy specialty cocktails while exploring Alice’s...

    JapanFest

    JapanFest

    Online

    Through 9/30/2020
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    "Wasshoi" in Japanese means "to unify the peoples' hearts together, rise up and be full of enjoyment". This is our theme for JapanFest Atlanta 2020! To adopt our "New Normal with COVID-19" JapanFest 2020 will go...

    We’re Still Here: A Virtual Cabaret

    We’re Still Here: A Virtual Cabaret

    Online

    Through 8/13/2020

    Following the style of the beloved one-woman holiday show Courtenay's Cabaret: Home for the Holidays, Broadway stars Courtenay Collins (The Prom) and Terry Burrell (Ethel) will host free virtual get-togethers each week...

    College Football & HBCUs

    College Football & HBCUs

    Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame

    Through 8/31/2020

    This new limited engagement special exhibit features an inspiring collection of stories, artifacts and college football treasures from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

    Current

    Civil War + Salt Virtual Tour

    Civil War + Salt Virtual Tour

    Online

    Through 8/29/2020

    Consider this Essential Civil War --- but way more interesting than what you learned in school --- with stories of the Civil War that nobody knows but continue to impact us today. We'll talk about the role of food in the...

    NETHERWORLD

    NETHERWORLD's Escape Room Games Now Reopened

    NETHERWORLD

    Through 8/29/2020
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Ready to switch up your quarantine routine, Atlanta? After being closed due to COVID-19, NETHERWORLD's Escape the NETHERWORLD has reopened to the public! At Escape the NETHERWORLD, the traditional escape room meets a...

    NETHERWORLD

    NETHERWORLD's Laser Adventure Battle Arena

    NETHERWORLD Haunted House

    Through 8/29/2020
    Starts At: 2:30 PM

    NETHERWORLD's Laser Adventure Battle Arena has you covered. After being closed due to COVID-19, NETHERWORLD's Laser Adventure has reopened to the public with new measures in place. To ensure the safety of guests and...

    The Glitter Box Sketch Comedy Show

    The Glitter Box Sketch Comedy Show

    Ponce City Market Outdoor Amphitheatre

    Through 8/22/2020
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Step into The Glitter Box for a filthy, explosive comedic experience. Mighty Shorts Comedy and RoleCall Theatre present this live sketch comedy performance written, performed and directed by the ladies of Mighty Shorts....

     DELJOU ART GROUP

    DELJOU ART GROUP'S Annual Art Sale

    Deljou Art Group Gallery

    Through 8/22/2020
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    Calling all art enthusiasts! Have you been spending more time at home and can't go another day looking at bare walls or outdated artwork? Deljou Art Group, the nation's largest Art Publisher, is opening up to the...

    Digital Summit at Home

    Digital Summit at Home

    Online

    Through 8/13/2020
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    Things are changing rapidly, and the tactics and strategies of yesterday need to be completely reworked for the present. Introducing Digital Summit at Home, a 2-day, fully interactive online event that delivers all of...

    Italian Geography though Art

    Italian Geography though Art

    Online

    8/12/2020
    Starts At: 3:00 PM

    "During this class, your child will practice the language through art projects on Italian geographies such as famous mountains, volcanoes, rivers, lakes, and seas. Our Art and Geography class will need the use of...

    Moe

    Moe's Wednesdays for Bert's Big Adventure

    Multiple Locations

    8/12/2020 - 8/26/2020

    Help create magical moments for Bert's Big Adventure by dining with Moe's Southwest Grill. More than 70 Atlanta area Moe's restaurants will be donating 10 percent of their sales every Wednesday in August to Bert's Big...

    NCJW 125th Anniversary: Past Presidents Panel

    NCJW 125th Anniversary: Past Presidents Panel

    The Bremen Museum

    8/12/2020
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    The NCJW is celebrating it's 125th Anniversary. Join the past presidents of the Atlanta National Jewish Woman's Council for a panel discussion reminiscing on the past of the council. Register Ahead Here. The...

    Printmaking Without A Press (And At Home)

    Printmaking Without A Press (And At Home)

    Online

    8/12/2020
    Starts At: 6:45 PM

    This virtual course is for students who are interested in learning how to make prints without needing access to a printmaking studio and for those wanting the freedom to create prints at home. This is the perfect course...

    11th Annual Atlanta Trauma Symposium

    11th Annual Atlanta Trauma Symposium

    The Westin Buckhead Atlanta

    8/13/2020 - 8/15/2020
    Starts At: 7:00 AM

    COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Atlanta Trauma Symposium is designed for orthopaedic surgeons to enhance surgeon competency and provide strategies for fracture management. A distinguished faculty will present the latest concepts...

    Atlanta Underground Film Festival

    Atlanta Underground Film Festival

    Synchronicity Theatre

    8/13/2020 - 8/15/2020
    Starts At: 5:00 PM

    The 17th Annual Atlanta Underground Film Festival is held August 13 - 15, 2020 at the Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia as part of the Atlanta Film Series. AUFF is celebrating 17 years in 2020, and the...

    Free Action Karate Online (Ages 5 - 12)

    Free Action Karate Online (Ages 5 - 12)

    Online

    8/13/2020
    Starts At: 4:00 PM

    "This is a karate class designed for kids ages 5-12. Children will learn ""easy to follow"" moves at home in this interactive class. This is not a class you will just watch, parents will be involved too- so it's fun for...

    NightCrawler Overnight: School & Group

    NightCrawler Overnight: School & Group

    Zoo Atlanta

    8/13/2020 - 8/14/2020
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    With over 1,000 animals in our care, representing over 220 different species, animals eat a lot, and they eat very diverse diets. From the tiny dart frog to the enormous elephant and every animal in between, Zoo Atlanta...

    A Date Night to Remember

    A Date Night to Remember

    Online

    8/14/2020
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Explore powerful strategies designed to improve communication, connection, and self-awareness with your significant other. Get dressed and show up! A Date Night to Remember featuring Kim Wilson will help you to...

    Eddie Owen Presents: Pierce Pettis

    Eddie Owen Presents: Pierce Pettis

    Multiple Locations

    8/14/2020
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Streaming live at Youtube.com/eoplive We're passing the hat for the musicians! To tip visit: https://www.paypal.me/eopresents Some in person, socially-distant seating available. "Sometimes I have to stop...

    Georgia Film & Chill Virtual Tour Dead Edition

    Georgia Film & Chill Virtual Tour Dead Edition

    Online

    8/14/2020
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    The Camp is so excited to announce their first Virtual tour of The Walking Dead Locations! This tour will hosted by Atlanta Movie Tours and will run for about two hours with two celebrity guests! Joining us is Pollyanna...

    Jazz on the Lawn: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

    Jazz on the Lawn: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

    Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

    8/14/2020
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Callanwolde’s Jazz on the Lawn showcases a lineup of Atlanta’s finest performers in one of it’s most historic venues. Unwind and listen to an evening of live music with a picnic and friends. Happening every other Friday...

    West Side Story

    West Side Story

    Theatre in the Square

    8/14/2020 - 9/13/2020

    Two rival teenage gangs, the Jets (White Americans) and the Sharks (Puerto Rican Americans), struggle for control of their neighborhood on the Upper West Side of New York City (Prologue). They are warned by police...

    Creating a Sacred Meditation Space

    Creating a Sacred Meditation Space

    Online

    8/15/2020
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Learn about the beauty and power of setting up a Buddhist shrine in your home. When life is stressful, it helps to have a quiet place for contemplation and relaxation. This class is an opportunity to understand the...

    Families United in Nature (FUN)

    Families United in Nature (FUN)

    Zoo Atlanta

    8/15/2020
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Become a wildlife hero by making sustainable choices in your everyday life! Spend the third Saturday of each month with us learning how you can help animals and the environment through simple choices and actions. Each...

    John Driskell Hopkins Band Outdoor Concert

    John Driskell Hopkins Band Outdoor Concert

    Foundation Social Eatery

    8/15/2020
    Starts At: 8:00 PM

    Outdoor, physically distant but social event. Physical distancing will be enforced, masks are required. Roswell Arts Fund 2020 Pop Up Performance Series presents John Driskell Hopkins Band (of Zac Brown Band) with...

    Slingin

    Slingin' Wings Festival

    City Springs

    8/15/2020
    Starts At: 12:00 PM

    Atlanta's premier outdoor chicken wing festival with over 30,000 wings served with 17 wing vendors! May 12th 2018, for the Slingin' Wings Festival where restaurants from all over the ATL will be slingin' chicken wings...

    FIFTH ANNUAL Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival

    FIFTH ANNUAL Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival

    Theatrical Outfit

    Through 8/11/2020

    The fifth annual Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival will be held August 3, 4, 10, 11, 2020 at Theatrical Outfit in the heart of Downtown Atlanta. The AMTF will be four nights of original musical theatre performances,...

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    Free Self-guided Street Art Walking Tours

    Free Self-guided Street Art Walking Tours

    Multiple Locations

    Through 12/31/2020

    The Atlanta Street Art Map offers free self-guided street art walking tours of seven different Atlanta Neighborhoods: - Beltline Eastside - Cabbagetown - Downtown - East Atlanta - Edgewood Ave - Little 5...

    The Escape Game Remote Adventures

    The Escape Game Remote Adventures

    Multiple Locations

    Through 9/30/2020
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    Play The Escape Game's newest game, Ruins: Forbidden Treasure, from anywhere in the world using Zoom. Control an avatar wearing a live feed camera, search 360 images of the room, and use items in your online dashboard to...

    TFTI: The Ultimate Photo Experience Summer Pop-Up

    TFTI: The Ultimate Photo Experience Summer Pop-Up

    Lenox Square

    Through 9/13/2020
    Starts At: 12:00 PM

    TFTI, an interactive photo experience pop-up museum has reopened and is extending its Atlanta engagement at Lenox Square. The interactive experience will now welcome Atlanta visitors through the end of summer. TFTI...

    Serenbe Farmers Market

    Serenbe Farmers Market

    Selborne Green at Serenbe

    Through 10/31/2020
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Serenbe Farmers Market is back starting June 6th, every Saturday in the heart of Serenbe from 9am-1pm. Offering organic produce, local honey, coffee, fresh pasta, breakfast items, jellies, jams, pickles, granola, salad...

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    Ray's at Killer Creek Surf n' Turf

    Ray's Killer Creek

    Through 9/5/2020

    Surf n' Turf is back! Ray's at Killer Creek is offering a surf and turf special to kick off the summer. Guests can enjoy a 7-ounce lobster paired with a 6-ounce filet, with a choice of green beans or Yukon Gold whipped...

    Nominations for Lennox

    Nominations for Lennox' 2020 Feel The Love Program

    Online

    Through 8/31/2020
    Starts At: 12:00 AM

    Lennox invites you to nominate deserving neighbors and friends to receive heating and cooling equipment at no cost! For over 10 years, Feel The Love has installed heating and cooling equipment free of charge to those...

    Nature Gallery

    Nature Gallery

    Fernbank Museum - WildWoods Exhibit

    Through 12/31/2021
    Starts At: 9:00 AM

    Nature Gallery Ongoing This unique outdoor exhibit space is located in WildWoods and is open year-round. Nature-themed special exhibits rotate throughout the year. Current exhibits are Wild Huts and Hollows and Games in...

    FREE Saturday Guided Meditation

    FREE Saturday Guided Meditation

    Online

    Through 8/29/2020
    Starts At: 8:00 AM

    Join us for a guided meditation to start your day with a positive state of mind and carry that inner light with you for the rest of the day! No prior meditation experience is necessary and everyone is welcome.

    Sunday Advice for a Happy Life

    Sunday Advice for a Happy Life

    Online

    Through 8/30/2020
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Practical talks, guided meditation and discussion. Drop in for one class, or attend the whole series. No experience necessary. Everyone is welcome! * SUNDAY Classes are now available to be viewed for 48 hours after the...

    Monday Meditation & Modern Buddhism

    Monday Meditation & Modern Buddhism

    Online

    Through 8/31/2020
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Practical talks, guided meditation and discussion. Everyone is welcome! No experience is necessary. * Monday night classes are now available to be viewed for 1 week after the class is held. If you can't make Monday...

    Conversations about Jazz with Carl Anthony

    Conversations about Jazz with Carl Anthony

    Online

    Through 12/24/2020
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    Hammonds House Museum is thrilled to welcome former jazz radio host and founder of Notorious Jazz, Carl Anthony. Carl will take Hammonds House Digital audiences on a unique journey through the music and include artist...

    Fridays N Duluth

    Fridays N Duluth

    Downtown Duluth

    Through 9/18/2020
    Starts At: 6:00 PM

    Downtown Duluth is the place to be on Friday night as food trucks take over Main Street! Experience exotic flavors in a mobile vending setting with amazing local cuisine while listening to live entertainment on the...

    A Better View - Summer Group Exhibition

    A Better View - Summer Group Exhibition

    ABV Gallery at Studioplex

    Through 9/26/2020
    Starts At: 12:00 PM

    The Summer 2020 Group Exhibition with 40+ Artists opens Saturday, August 1st. ABV's gallery space features artwork from the top contemporary artists and designers from around the world. Exhibition Dates: Aug...

    Wild Encounter: Aldabra Tortoise

    Wild Encounter: Aldabra Tortoise

    Zoo Atlanta

    Through 12/28/2020
    Starts At: 1:00 PM

    Days Available: Monday, Friday and Saturday Meet the ancient giants of Aldabra Atoll. See, feed, and touch one of the world's largest living tortoise species in the only Wild Encounter experience that allows guests...

    Wild Encounter: Elephant

    Wild Encounter: Elephant

    Zoo Atlanta

    Through 12/28/2020
    Starts At: 1:45 PM

    Days Available: Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday No creature looms larger over the savanna than the African elephant, and you'll agree when you come face-to-trunk with one on our African elephant Wild Encounter!...

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