Hello, local readers! Hot off the press is this week’s edition of our weekend guide, filled with the best things to do in and around Atlanta this Thursday through Sunday. As always, be sure to add anything we missed in the comments section. Enjoy your weekend!!
Party in the Park
Centennial Olympic Park. Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Children 6 and under are free with parent.
Head downtown for a one day music festival in the park. Party in the Park features music from The Flaming Lips, Young the Giant, AWOLNATION, Dawes and Ponderosa. This is a family-friendly event, so feel free to bring the kids for a day and night of great music.
East Atlanta Beer Fest
Brownwood Park. Saturday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. $40. 21+.
With over 150 beers to sample, the East Atlanta Beer Fest is a beer lover’s dream. There will be live music all afternoon and food truck and food tents will be there should you need something in your tummy to absorb all the beer. Proceeds go to the East Atlanta Foundation which supports a variety of local organizations and initives.
Cans Film Festival
Historic Fourth Ward Park. Friday, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. $5 or free with 3 canned goods.
Support the Atlanta Community Food Bank while watching a film under the stars this weekend! Simply bring 3 canned goods for admission to a great movie and fun! Local food truck and artist market vendors will be selling food and merchandise. Don’t forget your lawn chair and blanket! And bring Fido too! All proceeds benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes
Bessie Branham Park. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Free.
If you love music, crafts and food the Spring Fling is the place to be on Saturday! Peruse the open-air artist market for unique finds or partake in face painting, storytelling and hula hooping with your kids. Or simply attend to pig out on some great eats!
Marietta Greek Festival
Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church. Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. $3.
Delicious Greek food, live entertainment and a large marketplace make this annual tradition a favorite. Enjoy a taste of Greece without leaving metro Atlanta.
Sugarloaf Outdoor Living Tour
Sugarloaf Country Club. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. $20.
Tour four beautifully decorated homes, enjoy appetizers and drinks contributed by local vendors and round off the event with a boat show featuring ski boats, person watercraft and boating equipment. All proceeds will be divided between four charities selected by the Women’s Club of Sugarloaf Country Club.