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Festivals aplenty with SweetWater 420, Dogwood, and Magnetic Music

SweetWater 420 Festival

Thursday

Celebrate three years of flavor-tripping and grilled cheese at {three} sheets' anniversary party, with acrobats, contortionists, stilt walkers, and jugglers who probably shouldn't have too many of the Maestro DOBEL Tequila cocktails flowing throughout the night. Party under "the big top" and peep all the party details right here

Friday

SweetWater is kicking off its annual three-day 420 Festival with the likes of George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, and many more, all paired with copious amounts of the hoppy stuff to turn this mutha out! Get down for the funk of it and check out the full fest line up right here

The 77th Annual Dogwood Festival returns to Piedmont Park for a lively weekend of local art, live music, and pollen-filled eyes gazing at beautiful dogwoods in full bloom. Check out all the artsy happenings right here

Saturday

Grab Magneto and hit this EDM festival featuring three stages of synth and dance beats from the likes of Kid Cudi, Flux Pavillion, Dash Berlin, and many more. Check out the full lineup for the inaugural electronica festival right here

Monday

See paintings from chimps and gorillas that aren't just mud flung on zoo walls, and are in fact paired with a crazy Yacht Rock Beatles tribute and unlimited drinks and noshes from the likes of The Optimist, Muss & Turners, Chicken and the Egg, and many more. Get your tickets to the bash right here

Wednesday

Watch sommeliers duke it out for vino supremacy and enjoy an expertly paired four-courser at Taste of Atlanta's 2nd Annual Sommelier Competition. See who bleeds red wine first and get your tickets right here

Ongoing Happenings

Every Thursday at Historic Fourth Ward Park, grab your blankets and lawn chairs for the O4W Movies After Dark Film Series. There'll be food trucks on hand for prime noshing while you watch celebrated films of color including The Wiz, Mahogany, and cheated Oscar-worthy film Nutty Professor II: The Klumps. Check out the weekly film line-up right here

Dogwood Festival
Magnetic Music Festival flyer
Wine tasting
Historic Fourth Ward Park