The Best Ways to Celebrate Black History Month​ in Atlanta

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Celebrating Black History Month in Atlanta provides locals the opportunity to support small businesses. From incredible restaurants to unique tours and events, there are lots of amazing black-owned businesses in Atlanta to support!

Continue on to discover just a handful of incredible local businesses. If you don’t see your favorite black-owned business, or there’s an event not listed below, let us know on Facebook or Instagram @StuffToDoInAtlanta, so we can shout them out, too!

Atlanta Breakfast Club boasts a great atmosphere, great service, and a breakfast menu like no other! United by love, loyalty, and their dedication to food, Atlanta Breakfast Club has served the city unique, delicious options since 2016! 

Monday | 6:30am–3:00pm
Tuesday | 6:30am–3:00pm
Wednesday | 6:30am–3:00pm
Thursday | 6:30am–3:00pm
Friday |  6:30am–3:00pm
Saturday | Closed
Sunday | 6:30am–3:00pm

📍 249 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

During your day of Black History Month activities, be sure to pop by Slim + Husky’s pizza for their signature artisan pizzas massive cinnamon rolls, and a rotating beer and wine menu! Slim + Husky’s is a chill, atmospheric restaurant with hip-hop inspired pies that will satiate foodies of all kinds!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 581 Metropolitan Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30310

After a day of fun, educational activities from some of Atlanta’s best black-owned businesses, drop into Roc South Cuisine and Cocktails- just make sure you have a reservation to be guaranteed seating! With plates like the southern fried chicken sandwich tossed in a hot honey sauce, to fried lobster and blackened catfish, Roc South Cuisine and Cocktails has a menu that’s sure to please.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00pm–5:00pm

📍 3009 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

Explore the MLK Historical District, the Fox Theater, the SWATS, and much more during your very own private, socially-distant tour! With Hip-Hop Tours of Atlanta you’ll explore many famous landmarks- there’s no better way to celebrate Black History Month in Atlanta!

Tour dates and times vary depending on tour type and reservation. Be sure to check out their website to find a time that works for you!

📍 1175 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30361

ATL-Cruzers is a black-owned Segway tour company in Atlanta that offers personal tours with passionate, knowledgeable tour guides! During your Segway tour you’ll learn the history of Atlanta and explore off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods and restaurants! ATL-Cruzers offers two Segway tour types- a Midtown Tour, and an Eastside Tour. Try both, and let us know what you think!

Tour dates and times vary depending on tour type and reservation. Be sure to check out their website to find a time that works for you!

📍 160 Ted Turner Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Experience possibility through play this Black History Month at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta! This two-story museum with a self-guided tour encourages your little ones to be creative and mobile! Reserve your slot online for one of two sessions, but remember- members and guests over 2 must wear a mask while indoors! 

Monday | 9:30am–12:30pm / 1:30pm–4:30pm
Tuesday | 9:30am–12:30pm / 1:30pm–4:30pm
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 9:30am–12:30pm / 1:30pm–4:30pm
Friday | 9:30am–12:30pm / 1:30pm–4:30pm
Saturday | 9:30am–12:30pm / 1:30pm–4:30pm
Sunday | 9:30am–12:30pm / 1:30pm–4:30pm

📍 275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr NW, Atlanta, GA, 30313

During the month of February, be sure to drop by the Scott Candler Library’s circulation desk and challenge yourself with the Black History Month Trivia Challenge! This activity will run during branch hours during the month of February, with a deadline of February 28th at 8PM to return trivia answers.

Monday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Friday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–8:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 1917 Chandler Road, Decatur, GA 30032

From January 14th to March 20th, join the High Museum of Art in its exhibition of the Obama Portraits! In addition to the portraits themselves, the tour features audio-visual elements, curatorial presentations, and Portrait Gallery-led teacher workshops.  The tour is only here for a short while, so visit while you can! 

The Obama Portrait Tour requires a supplementary ticket per person, including members. Tour times are dependent on registration.

📍 1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309

Celebrating Black History Month and More

Did we miss one of your favorite Black History Month activities, or miss the best black-owned businesses in Atlanta? Let us know on Facebook or Instagram @StuffToDoInAtlanta, so we can shout them out, too!

Catherine Murphy

Catherine Murphy

Catherine is a blogger for UNATION - Atlanta and a lifelong learner with a passion for video games and iced coffee. 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.