This weekend is jam-packed with quintessential summer activities. From a beach party in downtown Decatur to a beer festival in one of Atlanta’s most popular parks, Atlanta residents of all ages are guaranteed to have a fun weekend if they adhere to this week’s roundup.
‘Summer in the City’
Families who don’t have time to leave metro Atlanta and head to the beach are in luck. The Decatur Business Association is bringing the sand to downtown Decatur with “Summer in the City.”
Enjoy live music and other performances such as stilt walking and fire twirling, while indulging in funnel cakes and other carnival-style food. Beer will be available from Three Taverns for adults.
5-11 p.m. June 16. Free. Downtown Decatur, 101 W. Court Square, Decatur. http://decaturdba.com.
Six Flags turns 50
Six Flags Over Georgia will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a daylong birthday bash. Kick off the festivities by celebrating the opening of Coaster Candy, an approximately 4,000-square-foot specialty and gourmet candy shop within the park, at 9:30 a.m.
At 10:15 a.m., watch as June 16, 2017, is declared “Six Flags Over Georgia Day” in the state of Georgia. Additional giveaways and special celebratory activities will take place throughout the day.
Luke Bryan will return to Georgia for three concerts, beginning on Thursday. The shows are a part of the Leesburg singer’s “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day” tour.
7 p.m. June 15-17. $28.50-$229. Verizon Amphitheatre, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta. Livenation.com.
Local rappers Gucci Mane, Migos and B.o.B are participating in Hot 107.9’s Birthday Bash. Lil Uzi Vert, Fat Joe and Remy Ma, and D.R.A.M. will also perform at the annual hip-hop concert.
7 p.m. June 17. $149. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. Philipsarena.com.
Atlanta Summer Beer Fest
Choose from more than 200 beers, wines and ciders at the Atlanta Summer Beer Fest. Head to the Historic Fourth Ward Park for drinks and live music this Saturday.
4 p.m.-9 p.m. June 17. $45-$55. Historic Old Fourth Ward, 680 Dallas St., Atlanta. Atlantasummerbeerfest.com.