Events

Everything You Need to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

Updated On 02/22/2018 at 05:26PM EST Updated On 02/22/2018 at 05:26PM EST
Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium
Friday
Feb 23
Southern Art and Bourbon Bar
Cheers to the end of the week at the Southern Art and Bourbon Bar Whiskey Walk series. Your ticket includes tasty libations from ASW Distillery and 18.21 Bitters’ full lines of spirits, as well as perfectly paired, gourmet small bites from chef David Bartlett.
Cost: $49
Friday
Feb 23
Wolf Creek Library
At this opening reception of this year’s Black History Film Festival, they’ll announce the feature film, as well as winners of the student essay and film competitions. Light refreshments will be served.
Cost: Free  
Saturday
Feb 24
Ponce City Market
Under guidance from experts, you’ll learn the science of blending fragrances, how to design a candle container, and how to hand-pour wax to create a 7-ounce candle you’ll be able to take home and enjoy. You’ll also get a mini, 4-ounce travel candle, as well as some complimentary drinks.
Cost: $49
Cupid Undie Run
Cupid Undie Run
Saturday
Feb 24
Sign up for the annual Cupid’s Undie Run, where you’ll run a mile through the streets of Buckhead to support research for a rare genetic disorder. The “brief” run (thank you) ends at Big Sky Buckhead with an after-party.
Cost: $40
Saturday
Feb 24
Hurt Park
Starting at 1pm, head to Hurt Park Downtown to watch marching bands, entertainers, and dignitaries make their way through Downtown Atlanta, ending at Centennial Olympic Park.  
Cost: Free
Saturday
Feb 24
Orpheus Brewery
Ladies only! Atlanta Girls Pint out is teaming up with Orpheus Brewery to offer a special deal on a flight of beer plus a tour of the brewery, located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta overlooking the Beltline and Piedmont Park.  
Cost: $14
Saturday
Feb 24
Delta Flight Museum
Hops in the Hangar brings together the best craft brews from Georgia and across the country, plus food from top Atlanta caterers, all in support of the Delta Flight Museum.
Cost: Tickets start at $55 in advance  
Sunday - Sunday
Feb 4-25
1093 Peachtree St.
Now in its 30th year, the annual street festival offers $16 oyster buckets, lobster bisque, and other seafood favorites from local restaurants, along with live music.
Cost: $20 for a two-day ticket; $10 for a Sunday-only ticket
Sunday
Feb 25
Park Avenue Tavern
Enjoy rosé all day and tasty brunch dishes starting at 12:30pm in Piedmont Park. You can bet the bottomless mimosas, Champagne, Bloody Marys, rosé, and beer will be flowing, while the food station will involve scrambled eggs, tater tots, homemade biscuits, bagels, and Krispy Kreme donuts.
Cost: Regular tickets start at $15; VIP tickets are $45
Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium
Sunday
Feb 25
The Georgia Aquarium
Turns out there’s no need to leave landlocked Atlanta to experience what it’d be like to swim with sharks. In fact, the Georgia Aquarium is the only location in the world where diving face-to-fin with whale sharks, the largest fish on Earth, is guaranteed. Call (770)-752-0002 to learn more.
Cost: $335
Sunday
Feb 25
Urban Tree Cidery
Join Urban Tree’s Craft Supplies: Harlem Nights class to learn how to create four drinks using the finest Georgia distilled spirits, freshly squeezed juices, local bitters and shrubs, and artisan ciders. Not only will you enjoy the drinks you make in class, but you’ll also take home a bottle of cider of your choice.
Cost: $60
Sunday
Feb 25
Highland Yoga
If you’d rather detox than retox on Sunday, head to Highland Yoga’s Inversions 101 class to sweat out some of the weekend. This two-hour class will teach you techniques for gaining strength and confidence in inversions and is open to students of all levels -- no prior experience necessary.
Cost: $30
Sunday
Feb 25
Graveyard Tavern
Hang out with other TWD fans, plus some crew members who worked on the show (filmed in and around Atlanta), for some beers and food before the 9pm premiere. Doors open at 6pm.  
Cost: Free
Sunday
Feb 25
Hampton + Hudson
Looking to lighten things up as you close out the weekend? Head to the Inman Park restaurant and bar for a four-course feast free of meat and dairy. Items include panko-fried Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and sweet potato lasagna, and chickpea "meatballs.” Each course can be paired with a craft beer for a little extra.
Cost: $40; $50 including craft beer pairings