80s Hey Day and other fun things to do in Atlanta this weekend!

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Happy Fourth! Summer is finally here. This weekend check out the best in outdoor celebrations and fun that Atlanta has to offer. Check out the Braves at Truist Park, or get your Madonna vibes on at an 80s Hey Day Dance Party!

Music festivals or sports, here are the top things to do in Atlanta this weekend!

Events This Weekend

Major League Baseball is back! And just in time for The Fourth. This weekend, cheer on the home team at Truist Park with the Atlanta Braves facing off the Miami Marlins.

What better way to celebrate the holiday than with some good ol’fashioned American baseball?! This event is great for all ages and family-friendly. 

Tickets start at $21.00. 

Batter up!

Event Details
🗓 JUL 4 | 7PM–9PM
📍 Truist Park

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2. Springs Fest

The city of Powder Springs is throwing a Fourth of July Celebration like no other! The whole family will have a favorite spot at this all day event.

The adults can hang at the Beer & Wine Garden, the kids can go wild on the bouncy houses, and everyone can indulge at the food court and browse the local vendors! There is all of that and more at this all-day outdoor festival.

Oh, and is there any other way to end the night than with fireworks?! If you’re looking for the best things to do in Atlanta this weekend, look no further than Springs Fest! 

Event Details
🗓 JUL 4 | 12PM–10PM
📍 Thurman Springs Park

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3. Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

It’s safe to Gogh! This weekend check out the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit, an immersive art experience you’ll never forget!

You’ll lose yourself in the ultimate immersive art experience, surrounded by over 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Vincent van Gogh’s oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius.

The creator of the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit is Italian installation artist Massimiliano Siccardi, whose work was seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris and was featured on Netflix’s Emily in Paris.

This ultimate, not-to-be-missed immersive art exhibit is perfect for the whole family. Whether you’re looking for a unique date night, an excursion with friends, a picture-worthy ladies night, or an unforgettable solo expedition, the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is one of the best things to do in Atlanta this summer.

Event Details
🗓 JUL 3 | 8PM–10PM
📍 Pratt Pullman District

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4. The Black Market : Pop Up Shop

This weekend catch a very special event. The Black Market: Pop Up Shop is happening this Friday.

If shopping is your favorite form of cardio, this event will be one of your favorite things to do in Atlanta this weekend! This pop-up shop will feature the very best in black-owned Atlanta businesses. This event is black-owned supporting its own, and of course the public too. 

You’ll find great drinks, delicious food, clothing & jewelry, cosmetics, and so much more. There’s even a Hookah. Everyone has free entry with an RSVP. 21+, please.

Mix and mingle with the elite of Atlanta! Don’t miss out.

Contact if you’re interested in being a vendor.

Event Details
🗓 JUL 2 | 5PM–9PM
📍 400 Northside Dr NW

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5. HEYDAY 80s Dance Party

Heyday is BACK! Who’s ready to dance to the biggest hits of the 80’s? Get warmed up and ready to go. This July 4th comes with a twist. Make up for lost time and make this the best summer ever.

Join Kimber the DJ and dance to your favorite hits from the decade of Rainbow Brite, breakdancing and crimped hair. Music will include Prince, Madonna, INXS, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney, Queen, Salt N Pepa, Wham!, Dolly Parton, The Pointer Sisters, Erasure, Lionel Richie, Depeche Mode, Hall & Oates, Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, Bon Jovi, and any of your other favorites.

No matter what your age (21+ though), race, sexual orientation, gender identity, or level of dance skill, come sing along, make some new friends, and dance your cares away.

It is suggested you dress the part. But, if you come as you are… just be ready to dance! Get so excited, that you just can’t hide it.

Event Details
🗓 JUL 3 | 10PM–3AM
📍 The Basement

More Things to Do in Atlanta!

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
🗓 JUL 1 | 7:20PM–8:20PM
📍 Truist Park

The Carnival at Powder Springs
🗓 JUN 1–4 | 5PM–11PM
📍 Powder Springs Park

Goat Yoga
🗓 JUL 3 | 10AM–11AM
📍 Double Durango Farm

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Evelyn Lorena

Evelyn Lorena

Evelyn is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Atlanta City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Atlanta area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAtlanta on Instagram and Facebook.