It’s fall, y’all, and the weather is finally here to prove it! This weekend is forecasted to be beautiful with highs in the low 80′s, so break out your best fall fit and get out there and make the most of this season.
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Here are five fun things that you can do in Atlanta this weekend:
Meet your favorite paranormal celebrity at Hauntlanta
This weekend, kick off the spooky season with the paranormal convention Hauntlanta, held at the Westin downtown. Thursday through Sunday are jam-packed with parties, workshops, interactive games, gallery readings and other activities. Meet Amy Bruni, Adam Berry and Chip Coffey from “Kindred Spirits,” Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass and Marcus Harvey from “Ghost Brothers” (AKA Atlanta’s premier ghost hunting team), and many other celebs.
This event is great for all ages — come out with your family members or friends and make some new ones!
Location: Downtown - 210 Peachtree St NW; Time: Various times; Date: Thursday, Sept. 22 through Sunday, Sept. 25; Admission: $85+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Take the kids to Disney On Ice
When you’re a kid, nothing is more magical than Disney. And now, your kids can take in the magic of Frozen and Encanto like never before at Disney On Ice!
Dazzling ice skaters transport you to Arendelle to join Anna’s adventure to find Elsa. Then enter the fantastical Madrigal family’s Casita amidst the beautiful mountains of Colombia to join Mirabel on her journey to save her enchanted family home alongside her sisters. Hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, invite your family and friends to sing along to your favorite songs and celebrate the power of love and courage.
Location: Downtown - 1 State Farm Dr; Time: 7:30 p.m.; Date: Friday, Sept. 23; Admission: $25; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Cool off at the Westside Fall Beer Fest
You won’t want to miss the Westside Fall Beer Fest this Saturday at Chattahoochee Food Works!
This is your chance to sample beers from some of Atlanta’s most renowned breweries and cideries, including Scofflaw Brewing Co., Urban Tree Cidery, Fire Maker Brewing Co., Second Self Beer Company and many more. In addition, every festival ticket includes a souvenir beer cup, entertainment and fall-themed photo opportunities for the ‘gram.
Location: Northeast Atlanta - 1235 Chattahoochee Ave NW Suite 130; Time: 2-6 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Sept. 24; Admission: $12+; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Get pumped about pie
Show off your baking skills and sample as much as possible at Atlanta’s festival honoring fall’s best food: Pie!
The Porches and Pies fest is back in Adair Park! This free festival features family activities, beer, pie, and more in historic Adair Park, right next to the BeltLine Trail. The festival is a great way to spend an afternoon with friends, family and neighbors while sampling sweet and savory creations such as pies, quiches, tarts and even pizza pies.
Location: Southeast Atlanta - 742 Catherine St SW; Time: Noon to 5 p.m.; Date: Saturday, Sept. 24; Admission: Free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
Spend Sunday at Atlanta’s most famous cemetery
Oakland Cemetery will be hosting its 44th annual Sunday in the Park event this Sunday. And this year once again includes the annual Tunes From The Tombs music festival! This year’s lineup includes indie band SUSTO, Sailing to Denver, Sweet Auburn String Band and Nate Helfrich. There will also be surprise pop-up sets throughout the day, food trucks on site, artist market vendors and more.
Location: East Atlanta - 248 Oakland Ave SE; Time: Noon to 7:30 p.m.; Date: Sunday, Sept. 25; Admission: $20, kids under 12 free; Website: events.accessatlanta.com
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