One of our can’t-miss spring festivals takes place this weekend, offering a parade and plenty of opportunities for families to dance, sing, and learn about the history of a buzzed-about Atlanta neighborhood.
Here is our weekly roundup of things to do around metro Atlanta this weekend:
Billy Joel will serve as the first musician to host a concert at SunTrust Park when he performs at the Cobb County ballpark on April 28.
8 p.m. April 28. $54.50-$139.50. SunTrust Park, 755 Battery Ave., Atlanta. ticketmaster.com.
ATL Art Party
Party for a cause this weekend. UNICEF’s Next Generation is hosting ATL Art Party this Saturday and donating all of the proceeds to UNICEF’s Emergency Relief Funds.
Purchase art, network and enjoy live music at this event.
8:30 p.m. April 29. $15 (general admission), $50 (general admission with open bar access), $100 (VIP). Le Fais do-do, 1611 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd, Atlanta. ATLArtParty.com.
Inman Park Festival
The 46th Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes will offer an opportunity to appreciate the personality of this popular Atlanta neighborhood while enjoying art, music and more. More than 8 eight homes will be open for touring during this event.
Tour of homes preview: noon-4 p.m. April 28. Tour of Homes: noon-6 p.m. April 29-30. Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 29-30. Free admission for festival. Tour of Homes, $15-$20. Various locations. Inmanparkfestival.org.
Sunset Sessions at Piedmont Park
Piedmont Park’s Sunset Sessions returns this weekend. Hosted by Radio 105.7 and Bowery South Presents, the series offers attendees an opportunity to enjoy a free concert in an outdoor setting every Sunday.
Charleston band Atlas Road Crew and Atlanta-based bands Disco Tendencies and The Gypsies, will kick off the series with a night of rock and blues this Sunday.
View the full schedule here.
7 p.m. April 30. Free. Park Tavern, 500 10 St., Atlanta. Parktavern.com.
Less than a month after Neil Diamond’s 50 Year Anniversary World Tour kicks off in Fresno, Calif., the singer/songwriter will celebrate the huge milestone with a crowd of fans at Philips Arena.
8 p.m. April 30. $29.50-$149.50. Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. Ticketmaster.com.