Summer Guide - Atlanta Magazine



  • The 'Hooch How-To

    Some of us only associate Chattahoochee with a corny country song, so it’s easy to forget one of the country’s oldest and most stable rivers runs right through our city. Read More
  • Amp it up with Atlanta's smaller outdoor theaters

    I’ve only walked out of one outdoor concert. The city’s amphitheaters are one of the things I love best about my adopted hometown, and I have long maintained that you can enjoy practically any concert under the stars. Read More
  • 3 Atlanta summer festivals to keep on your radar

    The Atlanta Street Food Festival is the biggest gathering of food trucks in the Southeast. While the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival brings together renowned local chefs such as Kevin Rathbun and Ford Fry, the former is a decidedly more democratic culinary affair. Read More

Events calendar

Need summer plans? We've got you covered. Check out the best bets for concerts, festivals, and more.

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And the livin' is easy
Summertime in the South—the fish are jumping and spirits are high. Here's an insider's guide to exploring our waterfront (yes, we have one!), throwing the perfect garden party, packing a picnic, and the best beer, treats, and music for chilling under the sun.



Summer Hacks

Too many mosquitos! Sweaty boots! Sunburned necks! Our best hacks for summer's peskiest problems. Try 'em out

Peachy Playlist

Ten tracks from Georgia artists, from B.o.B. to Zac Brown Band, that are guaranteed to keep the party going. Press play