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Upcoming events in Atlanta, GA

Summer Festivals in Atlanta- June

April 15th, 2015 - One thing that happily defines summer is a festival. Whether it's a day long or a week long, summer festivals have become a staple of summer break. read more >>

Little 5 Points Halloween Festival & Parade

October 2nd, 2014 - For the 14th year running, Little 5 Points Business Association will host its annual Halloween Festival and Parade. read more >>

Atlanta Seafood & Craft Beer Festival

July 16th, 2014 - The Atlanta Seafood & Craft Beer Festival is a "summer event dedicated to showcasing the city’s most outstanding seafood fare and local brews." read more >>


June 20th, 2014 - Mark your calendar for August 16th and don’t miss the 14th Annual Decatur Barbeque, Blues, & Bluegrass Festival, at Harmony Park in Decatur. read more >>

Complete Restaurant Roster Announced - Buckhead Restaurant Week 2014

May 14th, 2014 - Savor the date! The 2014 Buckhead Restaurant Week is right around the corner. With 35 restaurant confirmed to participate, I would suggest eating a little lighter for the next week in order to be fully prepared. read more >>

14th Annual BaconFest Returns, Entertainment Lineup Announced

March 19th, 2014 - When it comes to pure entertainment and food satisfaction, there are few things better than an afternoon of bacon, beer and bands! That’s right Atlantans, if you haven’t already gotten your tickets there is still time to ensure you don’t miss out on the 14th annual BaconFest. The entertainment lineup for this fun event has just been announced because you definitely need some good ol’ fashioned tunes to go with your bacon. Read on to find out who’s playing, as well as all the details for ticket pricing and event location. One of the best ways to usher in Atlanta festival season has officially returned! read more >>

Ponce City Market Announces Central Food Hall Tenants

March 13th, 2014 - If you’re an Atlanta foodie or professionally involved in the local culinary scene, chances are that you have noticed the rapid influx of restaurant openings, concepts and renovations that appear to populate the city on a regular basis. This latest bit of culinary news is about as big as you can get, as it is set to bring new eateries to town and expand on an already food and restaurant hotspot. The Ponce City Market has just announced its latest tenants for the Central Food Hall and this culinary group is an eclectic mix of styles and flavors that are surely to equally tempt the palates of food professionals and novices alike. Read on to find out more! read more >>

Atlanta Film Festival Returns this Spring, Announces Opening/Closing Films

March 12th, 2014 -

The festival season in Atlanta is officially in full swing! Now that the weather has warmed up and the floral blooms are starting to show their colors, it’s time for Atlanta residents to get out and usher in spring by having some fun. One of the best sources of entertainment is indulging in worthy cinema, but one local take on the festival circuit is about to return with fanfare. The Atlanta Film Festival is set to return this spring with a host of films that are sure to engage local residents. This long-running festival goes to show that Atlanta has a source of Hollywood all its own. Get all the details below on when, where and what’s playing at this celebration of cinema.


High Museum of Art Offers a Colorful Collection of Exhibits

February 26th, 2014 - There is a vast perception that the South doesn’t appreciate the art world as much as its northern neighbors. While the Atlanta art scene is certainly not as large as it is in New York, there is definitely a presence here and great art to partake in. Undoubtedly, the best place for art lovers and novices to relish in true artistic expression is to visit Midtown’s High Museum of Art to indulge in a plethora of colorful and eclectic exhibits. Currently there are many interesting works on display that will add some spice into your routine weekend activities. For additional information and ticket prices, visit high.org. Check out the artwork and exhibitions in the spotlight below! read more >>

29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

February 26th, 2014 - A large part of the southern hospitality that Atlanta residents are known for stems from being as polite as possible to your neighbors. That means supporting neighboring cities and states when they have an event that is likely to be attended by several Atlantans. Said event happens to be the 29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival held in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, March 10-15. If you pride yourself on being a connoisseur regarding all things wine and food-related, this is one festival that you don’t want to miss, even if it is just a short distance outside the city limits. Get all the delectable details about this festival, and how you can attend, below! read more >>
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