5 of the best things you can do in Atlanta this weekend

People walking around and buying from food trucks at Pratt Pullman Yard on August 20, 2022
Brandon McKeown

Are you searching for the perfect way to spend your weekend in Atlanta? Look no further!

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We’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in the city that will make your time here unforgettable. From a disco party to cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone. So get ready for a weekend filled with fun and excitement! Check out our recommendations below:

Attend a free wine tasting with the president of the Association of African American Vintners (AAAV)

Sip and savor at Castleberry Hill’s Wine Shoe! Join the boutique wine shop Friday evening to taste Phil Long’s delicious dry wines from his Longevity Wines collection. As a master winemaker and president of AAAV, Phil is a true wine connoisseur. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity — reserve your spot now.

Location: Downtown at Wine Shoe - 339 Nelson St SW; Time: 5-7 p.m.; Date: Friday, Jan. 20; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Catch two nights of Trevor Noah at the Fox

Trevor Noah’s two-night run at the Fox Theatre is not one to be missed! The comedian, writer, and former host of “The Daily Show” is known for his sharp wit and ability to tackle political and social issues with humor. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the most influential comedians of our time in action.

Location: Midtown at the Fox Theatre - 660 Peachtree St NE; Time: 8 p.m.; Date: Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Take a chance on this disco party

Get ready to boogie down to ABBA, Donna Summer, The Bee Gees, and more at the Gimme Gimme Disco! This night is all about reliving the disco era and having fun with friends. So, gather your crew and “take a chance” — we promise it’s fun! Glitter and bell bottoms are highly encouraged.

Location: Downtown at The Masquerade - Heaven - 75 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW; Time: 9 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Jan. 21; Admission: $15; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Kick off the Year of the Rabbit at Atlantic Station

Celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year at Atlantic Station with a festival full of traditional rituals, activities and entertainment for the whole family!

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See a mesmerizing Lion Dance, witness Kung Fu/Tai Chi performance, make symbolic crafts, meet the Chinese Zodiac animals at a petting zoo and enjoy a live DJ set on the Atlantic Green.

Location: Midtown at Atlantic Station - 1380 Atlantic Dr NW; Time: Noon to 5 p.m.; Date: Sunday, Jan. 22; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

Enjoy ‘Sundae Funday’ with the kiddos

Say goodbye to those Sunday blues and hello to “Sundae Funday” at Pullman Yards! Every Sunday from 1-5 p.m., bring the whole family for a fun-filled afternoon of delicious treats and exciting activities. For just $20, kids 16 and under can enjoy ice skating, sundaes and marshmallow roasting. Don’t miss this sweet opportunity to make lasting memories with your loved ones.

Location: East Atlanta at Pullman Yards - 225 Rogers St NE; Time: 1-5 p.m.; Date: Sunday, Jan. 22; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com

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