Ongoing: July 27 - August 9, 2009
Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week is back with great deals on gourmet dining experiences. For just $25 you can enjoy a three-course meal at any participating restaurant, including Participating Restaurants include: 30 Tables, Atlanta Grill, Il Mulino, Legal Sea Foods, Max Lager’s American Grill & Brewery, Morton’s The Steakhouse, No Mas! Cantina, Pacific Rim Bistro, Ray’s in the City, Rise Sushi Lounge and many more! Reservations are suggested at your restaurant of choice.
Ongoing: Thursdays in July
Cocktails in the Garden continues at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with an evening cocktail hour surrounded by yummy cocktails, bites from local restaurants and unforgettable ambiance. $15 for non-members. 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
July 4, 2009
Check our our Fourth of July Events Page for information on tons of fun for July 4 in Atlanta.
July 18 - 19, 2009
The annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will take place at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. This beautiful, family-friendly celebration will feature butterfly releases, entertainment, butterfly crafts & face painting, a butterfly costume parade, butterfly & insect scavenger hunt, exhibits, & more! $8 for members;$10 for non-members.
July 10, 2009
Chill out with jazz on the lawn at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. This week will feature Serenata Band, considered to be the best of Latin groups in Atlanta. Luis Cordero leads a 7-piece band playing Latin jazz, Samba and other creative styles with sax, flute, congas, bongos and timbales. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs or a blanket and a picnic and enjoy these special concerts under the stars. In case of rain, the concert will be moved to Callanwolde’s indoor Courtyard. Parking is free and on-site. Tickets are sold at the door: $15 General; $12 Students/Seniors/Members.
July 11, 2009
Star Wars fans and classical music buffs now something in common - The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is bringing to life the music of Star Wars. Head to Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for a concert featuring Strauss’s popular Sunrise, from Also sprach Zarathustra, immortalized in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, followed by Award-winning composer John Williams’s Star Wars Suite, and concluding with newly released vivid hi-definition NASA footage choreographed to accompany Holst’s The Planets.
The V-103 Car and Bike Show at the Georgia World Congress Center features the fastest & tricked out vehicles, classic cars, motorcycles, a gaming pavilion, music and more!
July 12, 2009
The Atlanta Exotic Bird Fair is taking place at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross. Bird lovers will have something to sing about with wholesale prices, beautiful, exotic birds and everything you need to take care of your feathered friends.
July 16, 2009
Have a laugh for a good cause at Comedy for a Cure at Laughing Skull Lounge. Atlanta comedian Marshall Chiles, featured on Last Comic Standing and Comedy Central, is joined by a slew of other funny guys to put on a show to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis research.
July 18, 2009
Georgia Dawgs fans won't want to miss Countdown to Kickoff in Athens. Former University of Georgia football players Jon and Matt Stinchcomb and David Greene host the 4th annual Countdown to Kickoff. Prepare for the upcoming season with fellow Georgia alumni and Bulldog fans as you take part in the fan festival and autograph session and the opportunity to meet more than 50 current and former UGA players.
July 24 - 25, 2009
The Atlantic Chapter of the Brewery Collectibles Club of America hosts a two-day show open to the public at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The show will feature everything from vintage signs to collectible beer cans to openers and advertising items. Collectors and enthusiasts from around the region will fill the infield Media Center with collectible items for sale or trade. Friday 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.