Things are definitely heating up around Atlanta!
If you have a feeling that your boss might snag you at about 4:30 PM today to ask you to come in on the weekend, then you might want to just call it a day at noon, because this is going to be an eventful weekend around the city. Check out what’s up around Atlanta during this mid May weekend of 5/17 to 5/19.
Happening In and Around ATL
East Atlanta Beer Festival – You should probably just go ahead and have a talk with your liver right now. As Atlanta embraces its ever growing craft breweries and local mixologists, you can go ahead and bet on a bunch of boozy weekends this summer. The 10th Annual East Atlanta Beer Festival is one you won’t want to miss. The list of beers at the festival is phenomenal and the location makes it one of the most enjoyable festivals around. Unlike most beer festivals, you can escape the summer sun at any point in the day due to all of the tree coverage around the festival. Go ahead and buy tickets online today rather than wait and pay at the gate. VIP tickets get in an hour before everyone else, which is something that we have come to really appreciate. They might be a good option for you too.
Springfest at Twain’s – Drink beer and do good this weekend by heading over to Twain’s Billiards & Tap in Decatur. Their 5th Annual Springfest benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank and includes plenty of refreshing brews and live music. From 3 PM to midnight, 100% of the proceeds will go to the Atlanta Community Food Bank and their partners. Twain’s is located about a block away from the Decatur MARTA station on the Square. There’s plenty to do in the area if you want to explore Downtown Decatur before heading to Springfest. The charge is $10 at the door for a full day (and night) of live music and helping those less fortunate.
Marietta Greek Festival – Happening all weekend long, you won’t want to miss this cultural celebration filled with love, laughter, and Spanakopita. The setting for this event, Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church, is a fantastic venue (and place of worship) with plenty of outdoor space to enjoy all of the food, live entertainment, and a few beers.
Party in the Park – Lace up your dancing shoes and enjoy a day of music at Centennial Olympic Park. Rain or shine, there will be 5 live performances to tap your toes to this Saturday. General Admission tickets are $35, which gets you through the gate and into the park to listen to Passion Pit,Ellie Goulding, YEASAYER, Grouplove, and The Electric Sons. You will be surrounded by plenty of pop up bars in the park, a Budweiser station, and even an artist market.
Stir and Sip This Weekend
It’s Friday, you’re at work, and you might as well be productive with something. Share, send, text, or Tweet your friends our curated list of events around Atlanta and make plans.