Here are our top picks for the next 30 days. Click on the name below and off you go!
Halloween Festival & Parade, October 19, 2019
Decatur Beer Festival, October 19, 2019 (noon to 5:00 p.m.)
A ticket to Decatur Craft Beer Festival gets you unlimited samples from 80 breweries, live music, and food for sale in downtown Decatur for age 21+.
Elegant Car Show, October 19 – 20, 2019
The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance promises a “rare multi-million dollar collection of classic automobiles and vintage motorcycles displayed amidst the charm of the 3500-acre estate” at Tyler Perry Studios. Buy food and wine, browse vendors, and meet the car owners.
Art Festival, October 19 – 20, 2019
Brookhaven Arts Festival includes 120 juried artists, live music, a kids’ corner, and food vendors. Free.
Halloween Variety Show, October 19 – 21, 2019
Things that go bump is “a collection of spine-tingling short plays, monologues, and songs to tickle your funny bone and quicken your pulse” as local actors and singers perform songs and scenes celebrating the spooky fall season at OnStage Atlanta.
Boo at the Zoo, October 19 – 20 & 26 – 27, 2019
Costumes are welcome during Boo at the Zoo with treats, a DJ dance party, storybook characters, pirates, a pumpkin carver, and kid crafts at Zoo Atlanta.
Birdcage, October 24 – Nov. 9, 2019
Based on the movie starring Robin Williams, La Cage aux Folles is a comic play about wedding plans when the groom’s parents are gay and the bride’s are conservative at Out Front Theatre Company.
Adult Party at the Museum, October 25, 2019 (7:00 to 11:00 p.m.)
Halloween at Callanwolde, October 25, 2019
Halloween Bar Crawls, October 25 – 26, 2019
- Oct. 25 – Midtown Halloween
- Oct. 26 – Halloween in the Highlands
- undated – Buckhead Creepy Crawl
- undated – Crawl-Oween in Virginia Highlands
Halloween for Kids, October 26, 2019 (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
Dinosaur Trick-or-Treat features treats for kids in costume, games, entertainment, music, and dancing at Fernbank Museum of Natural History.
Halloween Party, October 26, 2019 (9:00 p.m.)
Nightmare in Atlanta promises two top Atlanta DJs, two rooms of music, a costume contest, and an open bar at 1611 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard NW.
Zombie Run, October 26, 2019
Dodge zombies trying to grab your flag, or be a zombie grabbing human flags for prizes at the 5K Outbreak Zombie Run at Clayton State University in Morrow.
Halloween Parade, October 27, 2019 (5:00 p.m.)
Watch floats, decorated hearses, classic cars, and marching bands in the Haints and Saints Halloween Parade that goes east on W. Ponce de Leon Avenue (from Water Street to Church Street), followed by a musical jam in Decatur Square. Free.
Anime Convention, October 31 – November 3, 2019
Anime Weekend Atlanta has panels and workshops, games and videos, costume play, a dealer’s room, an art show, and a formal dinner & ball (Friday) at Cobb Galleria Centre.
Cabbagetown Festival, November 2, 2019
Cocktail Party for Animal Rescue, November 2, 2019 (5:30 to 10:00 p.m.)
A $50 ticket to Paws For Cocktails gets you a drink, “heavy hors d’oeuvres,” live music, and a silent auction at Anderby Brewing in Peachtree Corners.
Chastain Park Arts Festival, November 2 – 3, 2019
Sandy Springs Restaurant Week, November 3 – 9, 2019
Adult Science Night, November 7, 2019 (6:00 to 9:00 p.m.)
Documentary Film Festival, November 7 – 9, 2019
Dessert Convention, November 7 – 10, 2019
Visit the vendor hall at The Ultimate Sugar Show, and sign up for classes at additional cost, at Cobb Galleria Centre.
Wizard Pub Crawl, November 8, 2019 (7:00 to 11:00 p.m.)
Wizard Pub Crawl includes five bars in Virginia Highlands with food and drink specials plus a costume contest starting at Diesel Filling Station for age 21+.
Veterans Day Parade, November 9, 2019
Free National Park Day, November 11, 2019
Horror-Film Festival, November 13 – 17, 2019
Holiday Home, November 14 – December 8, 2019
Walk through a giant new home in Buckhead decorated for the holidays during Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Nov. 28.
Nutcracker Ballet, November 15 – December 24, 2019
The Nutcracker tells the story of a young girl’s Christmas dream and includes music by Tchaikovsky.
- Nov. 15 to 17 – North Atlanta Dance Theatre, Duluth
- Nov. 29 to Dec. 8 – Roswell Dance Theatre, Roswell
- Dec. 5 to 8 – Georgia Ballet, Marietta
- Dec. 6 to 22 – Gwinnett Ballet, Duluth
- Dec. 7 to 24 – Atlanta Ballet, Fox Theatre
- Dec. 13 to 15 – Atlanta Dance Theatre, Roswell
- Dec 20 to 22 – Metropolitan Ballet Theatre, Roswell