• 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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    Atlanta Dogwood Festival

    Atlanta Dogwood Festival

    Piedmont Park

    Through 8/9/2020

    An Atlanta staple for 84 years, there is something for everyone at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival. Virtually every kind of art imaginable is represented at the festival, with a nationally renowned-juried Fine Artist Market...

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    BronzeLens Film Festival: The Virtual Experience

    BronzeLens Film Festival: The Virtual Experience

    Online

    8/11/2020 - 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...

    Jurassic Quest Drive Thru

    Jurassic Quest Drive Thru

    Atlanta Motor Speedway

    Through 8/9/2020
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    Our dinosaurs are ready and raring to return from extinction. After a sold out weekend in Oklahoma City, we will be migrating to Atlanta, GA, July 31st - August 9th, with our FIRST EVER JURASSIC DRIVE-THRU! The nation's...

    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...

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    Dad's Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival

    Dad's Garage Theatre Company

    8/8/2020
    Starts At: 3 PM

    Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival is one part festival, one part fundraiser, and one part theatrical weirdness that you’ll only find at Dad’s Garage. In addition to plenty of beer, rides, and delicious food,...

    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...

    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).

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    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,...

    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...

    Scott Antique Markets

    Scott Antique Markets

    Atlanta Expo Center

    Through 8/9/2020
    Starts At: 10:45 AM

    SCOTT ANTIQUE MARKETS, America's Favorite Treasure Hunts! We host the world's largest indoor antique show the second weekend of every month at the Atlanta Expo Centers. We have an amazing 3,500 exhibit booths filled...

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    CD's Art Studio - FREE Online Drawing Class

    Online

    8/7/2020
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    "Come learn how to draw with CD. You will learn different pencil strokes to create an awesome drawing. All you will need is paper, any type, pencils and an eraser! There will be a different drawing every...

    Conflict: How to Clean Up a M.E.S.S.

    Conflict: How to Clean Up a M.E.S.S.

    Online

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

    M.E.S.S. = Misunderstandings, Emotional Reactions, Stressful Thoughts, Self-Judgement This workshop is designed to help team members build conflict management skills while understanding emotions and behaviors when...

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    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...

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    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...

    NightCrawler Overnight: School & Group

    NightCrawler Overnight: School & Group

    Zoo Atlanta

    Through 8/8/2020
    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...

    Take a Virtual Pizza Tour with Varuni Napoli

    Take a Virtual Pizza Tour with Varuni Napoli

    Online

    8/7/2020
    Starts At: 3:00 PM

    Varuni Napoli's Chef Luca Varuni is teaming up with Breville for a virtual pizza tour on Friday, August 7 and you're invited! During Chef Luca's episode, guests can tune in to learn all the ins and outs of crafting a...

    Tech Tales: Storytime for Young Explorers

    Tech Tales: Storytime for Young Explorers

    Computer Museum of America

    8/7/2020
    Starts At: 1:00 PM

    We're reading "ABC's of Space" by Chris Ferrie and Julia Kregenow, PhD and "Space - For Kids Who Really Love Space" by Roger Priddy this week! Come join us as we celebrate Book Lover's Day by reading some tales about...

    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....

    Ben de la Cour with Kevin Gordon

    Ben de la Cour with Kevin Gordon

    Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry

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

    "Ben de la Cour's songs are brimming with urgent authenticity. There is thematic hardness and vulnerability throughout, but what distinguishes de la Cour's songs from lesser guitar-and-anguished-vocals hacks is the raw...

    Eddie Owen Presents: Ben de la Cour

    Eddie Owen Presents: Ben de la Cour

    Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry

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

    Eddie Owen Presents: Ben de la Cour Saturday, August 8th at 8 pm Live at Red Clay Music Foundry Tickets:...

    Family Zoo Yoga

    Family Zoo Yoga

    Zoo Atlanta

    8/8/2020
    Starts At: 8:30 AM

    Reach, stretch, bend, and twist! Move like an animal in this fun, interactive program geared toward families with children ages 4+. Each program includes 30-40 minutes of animal-inspired yoga poses with our certified...

    Meditation 101: Learn to Meditate

    Meditation 101: Learn to Meditate

    Online

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

    Meditation is an ancient technology that has been used for thousands of years by people wishing to deepen their spiritual understanding and grow on the spiritual path. In modern times, people have become increasingly...

    Spring Festival on Ponce

    Spring Festival on Ponce

    Olmsted Linear Park

    8/8/2020 - 8/9/2020
    Starts At: 10:00 AM

    Spring into Atlanta Festival Season with the 10th Annual Spring Festival on Ponce The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is proud to announce the 10th Annual Spring Festival on Ponce on April 4-5, 2020 in Atlanta,...

    Write Like an Actor with Stephanie Storey

    Write Like an Actor with Stephanie Storey

    Online

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

    Actors train for years to learn to create and embody full, rounded characters--finding the motivations, quirks, conflicts, gestures and points of view that truly bring imaginary people to life. Now you can learn some of...

    Atlanta Food Swap

    Atlanta Food Swap

    Wrecking Bar Brewpub

    8/9/2020
    Starts At: 3:00 PM

    IT'S FUN! IT'S FREE! IT'S THE FOOD SWAP! Welcome to our every couple of month meet up where we can trade homemade, homegrown, or foraged food - and more - with each other. This is a chance for our community to get...

    Enjoy Live Music This Summer with Park Tavern

    Enjoy Live Music This Summer with Park Tavern

    Park Tavern

    8/9/2020
    Starts At: 7:30 PM

    On Sunday, August 9th, 2020, Park Tavern will be continuing its weekly live music offering, occurring every Sunday in July through September. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., The 502's, a Florida-based indie-folk band, will take...

    Virtual Event: Wedding Planning Amid COVID-19

    Virtual Event: Wedding Planning Amid COVID-19

    Online

    8/9/2020
    Starts At: 2:00 PM

    The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the wedding industry incredibly hard leaving couples scrambling to figure out how to pivot plans during this unprecedented time. On Sunday, August 9 at 2:00 pm ET, The Roof at Ponce City...

     DELJOU ART GROUP

    DELJOU ART GROUP'S Annual Art Sale

    Deljou Art Group Gallery

    8/10/2020 - 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...

    Celebrate National Spoil Your Dog Day at Chiringa

    Celebrate National Spoil Your Dog Day at Chiringa

    Chiringa

    8/10/2020
    Starts At: 11:00 AM

    On Monday, August 10, 2020, CHIRINGA and Unexpected Pooch are joining forces to celebrate National Spoil Your Dog Day. Nestled in the heart of downtown Alpharetta, guests and their furry, four-legged friends are invited...

    Enjoyable Watercolor Online

    Enjoyable Watercolor Online

    Online

    8/10/2020
    Starts At: 7:00 PM

    Explore and practice the foundations for painting with water-based pigment. Learn how to choose quality materials, paint washes and glazes, control and use blooms, manage flow, use texture additives, understand...

    Digital Summit at Home

    Digital Summit at Home

    Online

    8/11/2020 - 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...

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    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!...

    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...

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