Tuesday, April 3, 2018 / by Angela Hunter
Atlanta Film Festival, April 13 – April 22
As one of the largest and olden running film festivals in the United States dating back to 1976, The Atlanta Film Festival brings a crowd of over 25,000 film enthusiasts, movie fans, and people involved in the film industry to the great city of Atlanta. Attendees have the opportunity to view over 150 films over seven days, showcasing films from nearly every genre imaginable – including ones you may not even know exist!
Film viewing is not the only reason to attend though, the festival is also a great networking experience giving you the chance to meet a variety of industry professionals during the various events taking place including award ceremonies and workshops. Past honorees of the IMAGE Film Award Gala include Cicely Tyson, Spike Lee, Burt Reynolds, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee!
The event is run by Turner Broadcasting and is non profit. Tickets can and further information can be found at:
If you answered yes to any of those questions then you should probably start looking into getting your group together for one of Atlanta’s biggest music festivals of the year! Featuring a line up full of quality musicians there is sure to be something for everyone. For fourteen years people of all ages have been coming to experience the fun and music over at Centennial Olympic Park, which hosts a dynamic mix of live music, comedy, art, food, and much more.
Inman Park Festival, April 27 – 29
The best part about this festival? It is FREE! Apart from the Tour of Homes you can get in and get out for a total of zero dollars to experience the fun. Head to the link below to find out more information on events, parking, and vendors!
Atlanta Dogwood Festival, April 13 – 15
How would you like two whole days to celebrate your favorite food group? Because yes, cheese is its own food group. Well read closely because you are going to want to mark this one on your calender.
Restaurants and chefs from all around Atlanta and the surrounding areas are coming together to showcase their very best grilled cheese sandwich. Other than just sampling the dozens of gooey, cheesy delicacies you can also enjoy some frosty beers, live music, and numerous activities and contests in between bites.
Tickets Include admission to the event, (3) complimentary Grilled Cheese Samples, plus live music, access to our Adult Game Zone and Beer Garden. So come on out and be a part of the vote for Atlanta’s best Grilled Cheese! Follow the link below to order your ticker and get additional information.
The 41st annual Big Shanty Festival will be happening in Downtown Kennesaw this month, offering fantastic entertainment for the whole family! Combining the rich heritage of Kennesaw with the Civil War Era it offers an extensive line up of activities over the course of the weekend.
Over 70,000 attendees get to enjoy more than 250 booths filled with arts and crafts, food, merchants and entertainment. There will also be two stages for entertaining! Kicking off with a parade that travels through main street and downtown Kennesaw this even will provide fun for the whole family. Head to the website below for more information.
Where are my fellow wine enthusiasts? Here is the event for you! This April come on out to Historic Old Fourth Ward Park to sample the extensive collection of over 50+ wines and beers that will be there. You also get an awesome unbreakable acrylic souvenir tasting glass to remember the day with!
Ticket information can be found at the link provided. This is a 21 and up event and free water will be available throughout the venue. So come on out, drink up, and get ready to dance with the DJ because this is definitely not an event you want to miss!
Rhythm & Brews, April 7
For the third year in a row Heritage Sandy Springs presents Rhythm & Brews: A celebration of local bands and local beer. Relax this weekend and listen to the wide variety of live music while lounging in the spring sunshine. Featuring local breweries such as Red Hare, Reformation, Jekyll, and more you can sip on adult beverages while checking out the artists and vendors that will be there. Bring a group and get competitive playing Giant Jenga and cornhole or eat some of the specialty fare from local food trucks.
Ticket, parking, and other information can be found at the website provided. This is a rain or shine even and PETS ARE WELCOME, so bring the whole gang!