• Things to Do on Labor Day in Atlanta

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    Black Gay Pride

    Black Gay Pride

    Various Locations

    8/29/2018 - 9/4/2018

    What began as informal house parties has grown into the largest Black Gay Pride celebration in the world. The masses of black LGBT individuals who gather in Atlanta each Labor Day weekend is incomparable, as are the...

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    Dragon Con

    Dragon Con

    Various Locations

    8/30/2018 - 9/3/2018

    Atlanta's annual Dragon Con during Labor Day weekend. The Annual Dragon Con Parade begins at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 1. For many Dragon Con fans, the quality of the cosplay and costuming distinguishes this one...

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    AJC Decatur Book Festival

    AJC Decatur Book Festival

    Decatur

    8/31/2018 - 9/2/2018

    The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest in the world. Head down to Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an...

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    Chick-Fil-A KickOff Game: Washington vs Auburn

    Chick-Fil-A KickOff Game: Washington vs Auburn

    Mercedes-Benz Stadium

    9/1/2018

    #CFAKickoff will host the number one match up of college football's opening weekend! Washington Husky Football will face Auburn Football on the gridiron over Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta. With this game being the most...

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    House in the Park

    House in the Park

    Grant Park

    9/2/2018

    House in the Park™ is a musical exploration of the soul and a vision to see House Music become a unifying movement, transcending every strata of society-ethnic identification, race classification, age and lifestyle. Join...

    Taste of Soul Atlanta: Food & Music Festival

    Taste of Soul Atlanta: Food & Music Festival

    Taste of Soul Atlanta (Across from Mercedes Benz Stadium)

    8/30/2018 - 9/2/2018

    FREE - Taste of Soul Atlanta (TOSA) is the country's premier Soul Food and Music festival; this weekend is jam-packed with fantastic food, spectacular sounds, sensational smells and fun. TOSA presents national and indie...

    Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival

    Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival

    Callaway Gardens

    8/31/2018 - 9/2/2018

    Let your Labor Day take flight! See hot air balloons soar, or take a tethered ride yourself in our picture-perfect farewell to Summer. The magic begins with the extraordinary Friday Night Balloon Glow, where dozens of...

    Stone Mountain Labor Day Weekend

    Stone Mountain Labor Day Weekend

    Stone Mountain Park

    9/1/2018 - 9/3/2018

    Stone Mountain Park honors and appreciates our Everyday Working Heroes in a Labor Day Weekend celebration featuring the Lasershow Spectacular followed by an extended fireworks display on all three nights! Sept 1 - 3,...

    MEAC-SWAC Challenge

    MEAC-SWAC Challenge

    Georgia State Stadium

    9/2/2018

    The MEAC/SWAC Challenge will kick off the HBCU football season with a marquee matchup in Atlanta! Join on the fun on Sunday, September 2 as Prairie View A&M battles North Carolina Central - tickets start at just $15!

    Pure Heat Community Festival

    Pure Heat Community Festival

    Piedmont Park

    9/2/2018

    As part of Atlanta Black Gay Pride, Pure Heat Community Festival will highlight market and food vendors, live performances, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways, all of which brings together the spirit...

    Big Peach Sizzler 10K

    Big Peach Sizzler 10K

    Chamblee Marta Station

    9/3/2018

    Kick off your Labor Day celebrations by running a super-fast 5K or 10K and support a great cause while you are doing it! Enjoy the HUGE post-race party at the finish!

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    College Colors Kickoff Block Party

    College Colors Kickoff Block Party

    Foxtrot

    8/31/2018 - 9/1/2018

    The Official Pub Crawl of the College Football Kickoff Weekend for all football alumni, fans & friends. Sport your team colors at Atlanta's Largest College Football Block Party with a 1500 plus in attendance. Tickets...

    Atlanta College Football Kickoff Pre-Game Party

    Atlanta College Football Kickoff Pre-Game Party

    Terminus 330

    9/1/2018

    Join Us for the 2018 Atlanta College Football Kickoff Pre-Game Party this Labor Day Weekend in Downtown Atlanta, GA just Blocks from Mercedes-Benz Stadium before the Auburn vs. Washington Game! The Event includes 4-5...

    Labor Day at Six Flags Over Georgia

    Labor Day at Six Flags Over Georgia

    Six Flags Over Georgia

    9/1/2018 - 9/3/2018

    To mark the unofficial end of summer, this Labor Day is the perect time to head to Six Flags, with a full weekend of fun starting Septemebr 1- 3. You know what they say about all work and no play… on second thought,...

    Marietta Art in the Park

    Marietta Art in the Park

    Glover Park on the Historic Marietta Square

    9/1/2018 - 9/3/2018

    Art in the Park has been a part of the Marietta Square's history since 1986 and takes place in and around the Historic Marietta Square and Glover Park on Labor Day weekend. It is a Marietta signature event and tradition...

    Holy Smoke 5K

    Holy Smoke 5K

    Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

    9/3/2018

    All proceeds from the race benefit Predisan Health Ministries in Honduras. To learn more about the nonprofit visit www.predisan.org. This is a fun and flat certified course. It is a chip timed event. Custom awards...

    WRFG Labor Day Blues Barbecue

    WRFG Labor Day Blues Barbecue

    Park Tavern

    9/3/2018

    A fundraiser for non-commercial, community radio station, WRFG. To be held at Park Tavern, 500 10th St. (Midtown), Atlanta, GA Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day). Featuring musical performances from 19-time Blues...

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