Atlanta weekend events: Juneteenth, Father’s Day fun, unicorns and more

Concerts in the Park: A Latin Celebration is taking place June 22 at 7 p.m. at Piedmont Park, Oak Hill
Credit: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Hey, Atlanta! Ready to hit the town this weekend? We’ve got a little somethin’ special for ya, whether you’re looking for a family adventure or a night on the town with friends.

Celebrate Juneteenth (Monday, June 19) all weekend long, catch a FREE movie screening under the stars, or treat Dad to a Saturday full of delicious bourbon. Make sure you don’t miss out on the absolute best things to do in Atlanta this weekend — take a look at our curated list below and make the most of your time in the A!

Also, we’re excited to announce that Access Atlanta is a proud sponsor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s FREE Concerts in the Park: A Latin Celebration. Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. for an amazing musical experience you won’t want to miss.

Bring a picnic along with your friends and family for an unforgettable evening of music featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, while savoring the natural beauty of Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill for a free concert presented by Delta Airlines and the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc.

ASO Resident Conductor Jerry Hou conducts the evening’s program, featuring a celebration of Latin music and composers from around the world, including Piazzolla’s Tangazo, Gershwin’s Cuban Overture, De Falla’s The Three Cornered Hat, Bizet’s Carmen, and more.

Arrive early as seating with a good view of the stage is first-come, first-served, and there are pre-concert activities, including a performance by the Community Brass Ensemble from 6:30 - 7 p.m. Plus, an instrument petting zoo where children can hold and play some musical instruments.

There will be a merchandise table with ASO-branded gear for purchase, as well as food trucks with beverages to complete the picnic experience.

Atlanta Braves Pride Night

Celebrate Pride at Truist Park as the Atlanta Braves take on the Colorado Rockies. Grab the exclusive Pride ticket package for a fantastic experience that includes your game ticket, a pregame party, a Braves Pride Hat, and a $4 donation to the OUT Georgia Impact Fund.

Location: Cobb at Truist Park - 755 Battery Ave SE; Time: 7 p.m., Date: Thursday, June 15; Admission: $42+; Website:

Summerhill Crawl

Experience film, entertainment, and nightlife at the Summerhill Crawl! This event on Friday night showcases local musicians Pterocat, Chey Hawwt, and Clawdad, along with film screenings by Alexandra Petkus, Kelvin Summerhill, and Brandi Stevens. Explore restaurants, businesses, and artists while enjoying an unforgettable evening of entertainment and community spirit!

Location: Summerhill - Various locations; Time: 5-9 p.m., Date: Friday, June 16; Admission: Free; Website:

Friday Jazz

It doesn’t get any swankier than Friday night jazz at the High. Enjoy drinks and light bites while immersing yourself in the galleries. Join a docent-led tour for a closer look at the art, and let the live jazz curated by John “Lil’ John” Roberts transport you to a world of musical enchantment.

Location: Midtown at High Museum of Art - 1280 Peachtree St NE; Time: 6-10 p.m.; Date: Friday, June 16; Admission: $25, members free; Website:

Hapeville’s Movies Under the Stars

Get ready for an epic family movie night under the stars in Hapeville! This Friday, bring your blanket and lawn chair for a special screening of “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.” It’s the perfect FREE event for kids and parents alike.

Location: Hapeville at Jess Lucas Park - 680 S. Central Ave. Hapeville, GA 30354; Time: 7:30 p.m.; Date: Friday, June 16; Admission: Free; Website:

Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival

Celebrate freedom, unity, and equality all weekend long at the 11th Annual Juneteenth Atlanta Parade & Music Festival! Head to Centennial Olympic Park for live music, unique vendors, delicious cuisine, and immersive cultural activities. Don’t miss the parade on Saturday, June 17, which features floats, dance troops, marching bands, and fun for the whole family.

Location: Downtown at Centennial Olympic Park - 265 Park Ave W NW; Date: June 16-18; Admission: Free; Website:

Unicorn World

Step into a world of magic and wonder at Unicorn World this weekend! From June 16-18 at the Georgia International Convention Center, families can enjoy an immersive, interactive experience filled with enchanted forests, crafts, storytime, and life-sized moving unicorns. With additional attractions like bounce houses, rides, face painting, professional photos, and a gift shop, this event is perfect for all ages.

Location: College Park at the Georgia International Convention Center - 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park, GA 30337; Date: June 16-18; Admission: $39, kids under 2 free; Website:

Art Gone Wild Market

Experience a one-of-a-kind art market at Zoo Atlanta’s Art Gone Wild Market this Saturday! Discover locally made jewelry, ceramics, accessories, apparel, and more from over 20 artists. Whether you’re shopping for Father’s Day or upcoming birthdays, this event is the perfect opportunity to find unique and meaningful gifts while enjoying a day at the zoo.

Location: East Atlanta at Zoo Atlanta - 800 Cherokee Ave SE; Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 17; Admission: Free with Zoo admission; Website:

Father’s Day Bourbon Bash

Celebrate Father’s Day in style at the Father’s Day Bourbon Bash at the Fox. This event features an afternoon of whiskey tasting, hosted by special guest Charles Woodson & Woodson Bourbon Whiskey. With 30+ bourbons and whiskies from 10+ distilleries, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Get your tickets now and treat Dad to a memorable experience!

Location: Midtown at the Fox Theatre - 660 Peachtree St NE; Time: 1 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 17; Admission: $75; Website:

Boozy Book Fair

Indulge in a literary experience with a twist at Distillery of Modern Art’s Boozy Book Fair! Explore a curated selection of books, handcrafted cocktails, and delectable treats. Admission is free.

Location: Chamblee at Distillery of Modern Art - 2197 Irvindale Way, Chamblee, GA 30341; Time: 6-9 p.m.; Date: Saturday, June 17; Admission: Free; Website:

Concerts in the Park: A Latin Celebration

Get ready for a spectacular evening of live music at “Concerts in the Park: A Latin Celebration” presented by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra! We’re excited to give you an early heads-up about this thrilling event. Save the date for Thursday, June 22 and make your way to Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill for a mesmerizing and FREE event that will transport you to the enchanting world of Latin rhythms. Prepare to dance, sing, and soak up the infectious energy of this unforgettable celebration.

Location: Midtown at Piedmont Park, Oak Hill - 371 10th St NE; Date: Thursday, June 22; Time: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: Free; Website:

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