Things to Do in Atlanta Weekend Guide

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Dig up the red, white, and blue because the 4th is coming up! Whether you have plans to shoot fireworks, hang at the lake with friends, or stay in and avoid the crowds, we’ve got some plans that will have you celebrating all weekend long.

This weekend is all about the music. 5 Seconds of Summer, the Summer Concert Series, and a 90s throwback event are all happening. There’s nothing we love more than a long weekend in ATL, see ya again next week!

Events in ATL This Weekend

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1. ATLKY Summer Concert Series–SOLD OUT

FREE event alert! This Friday Atlantucky brewing is hosting a night full of live music and of course, beer. Phresh Ali will be headlining this weekend and a new beer will be released. 

What to expect? 15+ visual artists, food, vendors, and so much more! This is an all ages event so mark your calendars and kick off the 4th of July weekend with a bang.

Event Details
🗓  July 1 | 6:00pm–12:00am
📍Atlantucky Brewing

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2. The Realness: A 90s Hip Hop Romance

Marietta has a new theatre but we are throwing it back to one of our older era’s: The 90s. The Realness is a show centered around a hip hop fan who decides to pursue it himself.

Of course, along the way, he falls in love. Come experience this unique love story and musical experience at a brand new venue.

Event Details
🗓 July 1 | 8:00pm–9:00pm
📍11 Whitlock Avenue
🎟 $28.50

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3. Happs Market at Underground

Come see the new Underground Arts initiative at Underground Atlanta! On the street level of underground, there will be performers, vendors, outdoor games, and a bar. 

The easiest way to get there, as parking is limited, is Marta. Get off at the 5 Points station and you can’t miss it. If you are interested in becoming one of the vendors or performers, email

Event Details
🗓  July 2 | 11:00am–7:00pm
📍Underground Atlanta

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4. The Taste of Africa– CANCELED

While this weekend is all about celebrating the USA, we can’t do so without celebrating the contributions of Africans and the Diaspora. The Taste of Africa invites you to experience and learn about Black Diaspora through food, fashion, art, and more.

Get ready for a speaker and a VIP five course meal. Tickets are available online and at the entrance. Everyone is welcome to this event so we will see you there!

Event Details
🗓 July 2 | 12:00pm–8:00pm
📍Legion Field- Covington Fairgrounds

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5. Sip & Smell Experience

Nothing says girls night out like a candle and some wine. Well we’ve got good news, we’re bringing you both. This candle making workshop will have you sipping just as much as you’re smelling.

With an assortment of aromas for you to choose from, curating your own candle is a unique experience you can’t get from running to the store. Text your ladies, and tell them you’ve got the plans covered this Saturday.

Event Details
🗓 July 2 |1:00pm–3:00pm
📍ART-HAUS Grant Park