Beach volleyball, Tiny Doors and more August events at Atlantic Station

Kristen Nuss dives for the ball during the Atlanta Open beach volleyball tournament women's championship game Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at Atlantic Station in Atlanta. (Ben Gray/For the AJC)

Summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end!

Atlantic Station has a year-round calendar of family-friendly activities and events. So there’s plenty to look forward to in August, whether you want to see a movie under the stars or learn about Nigerian culture without leaving town.

If you have your hands full with kids who love storytime, bring them to Atlantic Station for this month’s Tot Spot Storybook Day, featuring exciting story times, giant bubbles, free giveaways and more.

Tot Spot is a free event for children aged five and under, but all are welcome, so bring your friends and family along! All Tot Spot attendees will receive a special Tot Spot A-Card that can be used for discounts at select restaurants and retailers around town. Tot Spot will be held on the second Tuesday of every month until October. For more information, visit

Screen on the Green

When: Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m.

Take your family to the movies for free!

As the summer winds down, Screen on the Green is showing “Back to the Future” this month at Atlantic Station’s jumbotron on Atlantic Green. The movie will start at 7 p.m. Don’t forget blankets, chairs and your favorite movie snacks! For more information, visit

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