Things To Do In Atlanta This Weekend August 4 through August 6

Time to see what's going on in Atlanta this weekend. Here are our picks for things to do.
  • Apparate to the Fox for Harry Potter. (2016, Gene Phillips)
    Apparate to the Fox for Harry Potter. (2016, Gene Phillips)

The weekend is here, and there's a lot going on in Atlanta. Ready?

Carol’s Picks
Carol is the ATL Insider’s culture vulture. If there is a new exhibit in town or a new show on the stage, Carol is the first to know about it.

  • Essential Theatre Play Festival, through Aug. 27
    If you are into theater and/or playwrights, this may be your ticket. This theater, dedicated to Georgia playwrights, presents a West End native's first full-length play on Aug. 4. Dim the lights; curtain up.

  • Black Restaurant Week, through Aug. 13
    Yum! Enjoy some great food from the African Diaspora, at affordable prices. Table for two, please.

Joleen's Picks
Joleen is a work-at-home mom to a 4-year-old son. She and her family live in the 'burbs but enjoy regularly traveling into the city for family-friendly fun and adventure.

  • Harry Potter at The Fox Theatre, Saturday through Aug. 13 
    Harry Potter fans can binge on the movies during the Harry Potter film festival at The Fox Theatre. The Fox will be showing all eight films. Check out the ticket package or just catch your favorite. 

  • Water Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center, Sunday  
    Sprinklers, splashing, bubbles and more. Water Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center is a fun way to close out summer. Bring your bathing suit and sunscreen, flip-flops and towel, and be prepared for a ton of watery fun. Aug 6 from noon to 4 p.m.

Tommy's Picks
Tommy is a young professional keeping an eye out for the city's liveliest happenings.

  • Street Eats on the Square, Friday
    Let the weekend begin with friends and food trucks. This Friday at lunchtime head to Colony Square for delicious Atlanta food truck eats.

  • Blondie & Garbage: The Rage and Rapture TourSunday
    Chastain Park Amphitheatre hosts a couple of the great rock acts of our time on Sunday. You should get tickets one way, or another.

For the ACVB Editor's Picks along with a look at all of the events happening this weekend in Atlanta, check out our full events calendar. Then head over to InstagramFacebook and Twitter to share how you will #DiscoverATL this weekend.


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