Whether you’re a contemporary art enthusiast or love neighborhood parades and festivals, we’ve got the perfect events for you. Check out our top picks for fun things to do in Atlanta this weekend below:
Save big at the Dunwoody library book sale
Shop for children and young adult books at rock-bottom prices at the Dunwoody library’s book sale. Most hardbacks: $2, paperbacks: $1. Face masks are strongly encouraged.
Location: Dunwoody Library - 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338; Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Date: Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Experience Stone Mountain Park’s Lunar New Year Festival
This brand-new celebration at Stone Mountain Park is jam-packed with exciting activities. From mesmerizing drone and light shows to hands-on cultural crafts, storytelling, puppetry, dance and drum exhibitions, parades, and more, this festival will surely be a blast for the whole family!
Location: Stone Mountain Park - 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083; Time: 4-9 p.m.; Date: Friday, Jan. 27 through Sunday, Jan. 29; Admission: $?; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Party down at the Lanta Gras Parade and Festival
The Lanta Gras Parade & Festival will be held on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the heart of Kirkwood. The neighborhood party features live music, delicious SweetWater beer, mouth-watering food trucks and special NOLA restaurant items, all while raising money for a great cause — the Lanta Gras Music Program.
Location: East Atlanta at Downtown Kirkwood - 11 Kirkwood Rd NE; Time: 1-5 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Jan. 28; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Join Eventide Brewing in celebrating its ninth-anniversary
Eventide is hosting a party that will have you feeling “On Cloud Nine” with limited-edition beers on draft, kid-friendly activities, yummy food vendors, cotton candy, a balloon drop with prizes, live bands and karaoke that will keep the party going all night long.
Location: East Atlanta at Eventide Brewing - 1015 Grant St SE; Time: Noon to 9 p.m.; Date: Saturday Jan. 28; Admission: $15+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Go contemporary with the kids
Get ready to unleash your inner artist at the free, family-friendly Contemporary Kids program!
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Artist Makiko Maekawa will lead the fun and show kids how to use everyday objects, paint, and paper to create unique contemporary masterpieces.
Location: Westside at Atlanta Contemporary - 535 Means St NW; Time: Noon to 2 p.m.; Date: Sunday, Jan. 29; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com