Streets Alive will return to Peachtree Street in the fall of 2023 -- and this is the very best news we've had since life returned to normal-ish after the pandemic. This open-street event is now scheduled monthly for September, October, and … [Read more...] about Atlanta Streets Alive: Enjoy 3 miles of Peachtree St. with NO TRAFFIC this Sunday!
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Park Tavern hosts A Miracle on 10 Street: Ice skating, seasonal cocktails, kitschy holiday decor, special events, more. The ice rink at Park Tavern opens on Saturday, November 25th, 2023. It will remain open through Monday, January 15, 2024, … [Read more...] about Park Tavern’s covered ice rink opens this weekend
Get out your bike helmets and enjoy a Community Bike Ride in Dunwoody on the third Sunday of each month. The bike rides start in March and go through November in 2023. To participate, meet at Village Burger in Dunwoody (located at 1426 Dunwoody … [Read more...] about Join in the Dunwoody Community Bike Ride on Sunday, for the last ride of the season
Skate the Station returns to Atlantic Station, just in time for the 2023 holiday season! This is your chance to skate beneath the stars with the midtown skyline in view, at the largest outdoor ice rink in the Southeast. The open-air ice rink … [Read more...] about Skate the Station — the ice rink at Atlantic Station opens this week!
At Avalon on Ice, you can take advantage of open-air ice skating at Avalon in Alpharetta. The rink was inspired by the famous rink at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Avalon’s ice skating rink is open to the public from November 19, 2023 thru … [Read more...] about Lace up your skates — Avalon On Ice opens this weekend!
The winter attractions at Lanier Islands are back for the 2023-2024 holiday season! The drive-through light show from years past has been replaced with a walk-through light display known as Lakeside Lights Spectacular. And if you … [Read more...] about Lanier Islands: Lakeside Lights Spectacular and Snow Island winter fun park
Saturday, November 4, 2023, is Try Hockey for Free Day. There is another date on February 24, 2024 as well. That means that 350 associations around the country will host a FREE introductory ice hockey lesson for kids aged 4-9. There are two … [Read more...] about Try Hockey for Free Day at local rinks this Saturday, for kids age 4-9
It's almost time for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl! Whether you're planning to attend the game, watch the Peach Bowl Parade, or just participate in some of the fan festivities, there's plenty to do. UPDATE on 11-15-23: The City of … [Read more...] about Head to the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Parade in downtown Atlanta — plus FanFest before the game!
Atlantic Station’s Screen on the Green events are back for 2023, including a summer series and two PG-rated Halloween flicks. These are all family-friendly films, on a large outdoor screen. Bring your blankets or chairs and choose your own … [Read more...] about FREE! Screen on the Green Thursday movies at Atlantic Station: “Hocus Pocus 2” is up next
It may be too early for colored leaves, but there's another reason to head to the north Georgia mountains -- it's apple picking time! The town of Ellijay in Gilmer County is the center of Georgia’s apple-growing region – it produces 600,000 … [Read more...] about Georgia Apple Festival, plus pick-your-own orchards to visit this fall
Pedal Norcross takes place on Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 3 to 6 p.m. The event features a family-friendly group bike ride through the historic downtown Norcross area. The ride is about 2.5 miles in a "lollipop loop" and you can view the route … [Read more...] about Pedal Norcross features a family-friendly group bike ride, helmet giveaways, activities, more
The Atlanta Braves will host watch FREE parties for the team’s 2023 National League Division Series (games 3 and 4) this week. The watch parties will be on the Plaza Green at The Battery Atlanta. Game 3 is Wednesday, Oct. 11th Game 4 is … [Read more...] about The Atlanta Braves host watch parties at The Battery for Playoff Games 3 & 4
When the Braves aren't playing a home game, you can attend FREE outdoor yoga classes on Monday nights at The Battery, at Truist Park (formerly Suntrust Park). You can get also 3 hours of FREE parking in the Red, Purple, or Green parking decks when … [Read more...] about FREE Yoga classes at The Battery on most Monday nights (unless the Braves are playing!)
Dog swim days are held at public swimming pools around metro Atlanta in late summer -- just before the pools are drained and closed for the summer. These doggy swim days are about the only time your pup will be welcomed into a municipal pool to … [Read more...] about Splish splash! Take your pup to these doggy swim days at metro Atlanta pools
If you've never explored Mason Mill Park, now is the time! The park is located in the Emory area of Decatur. It's a 120-acre forest, with some of the nicest, most scenic trails inside the perimeter. The South Peachtree Creek Trail runs … [Read more...] about FREE weekly group walks and ranger-guided walks at Mason Mill Park
Murphey Candler Park is a popular neighborhood green space -- and a hidden treasure for those who don't know about it yet. This is a 135-acre green space that offers multiple ways to enjoy being outdoors. You'll find trails, scenic views, a lake, … [Read more...] about Fall Walks: Water views and an easy nature trail at Murphey Candler Park
If you regularly drive on Briarcliff Road, you've probably passed the sign for the Mary Scott Nature Park hundreds of times. Maybe you didn't stop because you didn't think you had time -- or you didn't know what you'd find there. This tiny, … [Read more...] about Fall Walks: Explore the nature trail and ruins of an old homestead at Mary Scott Nature Park
Atlanta is known for its vibrant culture, thriving metropolis, and a diverse range of activities. But did you know that just a short drive from the city, you can escape the hustle and bustle and immerse yourself in the tranquility of … [Read more...] about Budget boating on Lake Lanier & Allatoona Lake: Spend a day on the water!
Midweek Roll is an Atlanta cycling club that hosts a casual group ride every Wednesday evening. The goal is inclusivity and community, and the group rides are FREE and open to everyone. Each Wednesday, riders meet up at 97 Estoria (in the … [Read more...] about Midweek Roll cycling club hosts group rides every Wednesday evening
On the fourth Saturday of each month, April through October, you can come to Riverside Park in Roswell for a FREE outdoor concert. The concert takes place from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Food trucks begin serving at 6:00 p.m. You can either bring your … [Read more...] about Free Riverside Sounds Concert Series in Roswell this Saturday
The Roswell Fall Arts Festival takes place on September 16th and 17th in 2023. It has a new location this fall -- due to construction on the Roswell Town Square, the festival will temporarily move to the grounds of Roswell City … [Read more...] about The Roswell Fall Arts Festival is back in 2023 at a NEW location
Local radio station B98.5 presents B at the Movies again this year. The 2023 outdoor film series is FREE, and takes place at various locations around metro Atlanta. Family fun and games start at 7 p.m. and the movies start at dusk (generally around … [Read more...] about B at the Movies free outdoor film 7 FREE ice cream: “Minions: Rise of Gu” at Tumlin Park in Marietta
Chamblee rocks again this summer, with three FREE outdoor concerts for 2023. All the concerts take place at Chamblee's new City Hall, located at 3518 Broad Street in the downtown Chamblee entertainment district. There is a an area of artificial … [Read more...] about Chamblee Summer Concert Series: Live music by Drivin N Cryin this Friday and a NEW open container district
The Atlanta Braves are celebrating Hank Aaron Week from July 25th to 30th in 2023. A series of events will honor the life and legacy of the baseball giant. While most of the Hank Aaron Week events are by invitation only, the public is invited to … [Read more...] about Get FREE tickets to the Hank Aaron Invitational showcase game at Truist Park
The 2023 season of Movies in the Park is underway! This FREE outdoor film series takes place in multiple venues in the northern suburbs--including Alpharetta, Woodstock, Canton, Cumming, and Dawsonville. The movies selected are all … [Read more...] about Alpharetta’s Movie on the Town Green: “The Super Mario Bros” with character photo opps
UPDATE: Due to construction in Woodruff Park, the FREE weekly yoga classes will move across the street to Broad Street Boardwalk. You're still expected to use the advance RSVP link, below. From July 1 through September 30, 2023, yoga will take … [Read more...] about The Saturday morning yoga at Woodruff Park is moving to Broad Street Boardwalk
Experience the flow of all-levels Vinyasa yoga in midtown Atlanta on Thursday evenings. The yoga classes take place in 10th Street Park and are FREE to attend. You may even bring your dog, as long as she remains leashed in your personal … [Read more...] about Free all-levels yoga classes in 10th Street Park on Thursdays – bring your own mat!
Head to the Kirkwood neighborhood for a FREE open skate night on Thursday, February 23, 2023. You'll have to bring your own roller skates, because there is no skate rental on site. Open Skate Night takes place at the historic Pullman Yards … [Read more...] about FREE Open Skate Night at Pullman Yards on Thursdays (bring your own roller skates!)
Come to Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta for a day of games, fun, summer joy, and a freebie from King of Pops! Thursday Field Day takes place on July 6, 2023 from noon to 2 p.m. Woodruff Park is located at 91 Peachtree St NW. There will all … [Read more...] about Thursday Field Day at Woodruff Park: fun & games plus a FREEBIE from King of Pops
That iconic local brand, King of Pops, is once more hosting its popular Yoga at the Park series! This year, it will take place every other Saturday morning from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. The location is the grassy space near the Old Forth Ward … [Read more...] about FREE: Yoga at the Park, by King of Pops, on Saturday mornings
Let's face it, there are not a lot of scenic drives near Atlanta. You generally have to spend over an hour in the car heading toward the mountains to find scenic views. And that's what makes the South Fulton Scenic Byway such a hidden … [Read more...] about Hidden Gems: Explore the South Fulton Scenic Byway in metro Atlanta
Head to the new Town Green in Avondale Estates for a FREE outdoor yoga class on the lawn. Yoga will take place in front of the stage, on the third Tuesday of May and June. The dates are: * Tuesday, May 23, 2023 (rescheduled from May 16) * … [Read more...] about FREE yoga after work on this Tuesday, at the Avondale Estates Town Green
Looking for a FREE community yoga session or fitness class around town? We've got you covered. They're taking place in breweries, parks, on the BeltLine, and more locations. Currently, we're also including beer yoga in our list. Many of these have … [Read more...] about FREE yoga and other fitness classes this week — a calendar of events
ALWAYS FREE: There is no charge when you visit Dunwoody Nature Center for the trails, playground, or picnic areas. Dunwoody Nature Center is a 22-acre nature preserve that includes two miles of hiking trails, playgrounds, gardens, a wetlands … [Read more...] about Dunwoody Nature Center: Friday Nights Hikes and Saturday FREE program
Once again, Colony Square is hosting FREE yoga, every Wednesday night from 6 to 7 p.m. on The Plaza. The 2023 classes are open to all skill levels. The sessions will be lead by instructors from local yoga studios. The season starts on … [Read more...] about FREE: Yoga on the Square on Wednesday evenings at Colony Square
Cheer on the Atlanta Braves from the comfort of "Midtown's living room" at Colony Square! In partnership with Bally Sports, Colony Square will be showing select Braves games on The Plaza big screen. Viewing Schedule: Monday, May 1st at … [Read more...] about Braves on the Square: a FREE baseball viewing party at Colony Square
Work off your stress with a FREE Wednesday night workout class at Avalon, every week from April thru October. The classes include yoga, pilates, or barre workouts, presented by local fitness instructors. They take in The Plaza, Avalon's green … [Read more...] about FREE AvalOM Yoga at Avalon, every Wednesday night
Roswell Moves is an open streets initiative, similar to Streets Alive in the city of Atlanta. On Sunday, April 30th, 2023, come out to downtown Roswell to pedal, roll, or stroll, as Canton Street is closed to cars and open for outdoor … [Read more...] about “Roswell Moves” is a family-friendly open street event, happening this weekend
Avalon is once again hosting its signature series of FREE summer events! This year's series includes activities for pre-school tots, yoga, comedy, live music, and more. The events are open to the public and do not require advance … [Read more...] about Avalon’s FREE outdoor events are back in 2022: live music, fun for tots, yoga, comedy, more
We also have a chronological, day-by-day list of upcoming concerts that you may find useful. Once the first hint of warm weather arrives in March, the free outdoor summer concerts begin. Some concert series stretch out all spring and summer and into … [Read more...] about Free outdoor summer concert series around Atlanta