4 must-see Atlanta home and garden events in July

Killer tomatoes, dazzling lights, and more
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Festival

Photograph by Erik Meadows

Callaway Gardens
Courtesy of Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party
July 3-5 Come for the beach activities, live music headlined by the Swingin’ Medallions, the FSU Flying High Circus, and the annual Fireworks Extravaganza.

Haven Conference
July 16-18 A national conference for DIY and decorating professional bloggers.

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival
July 19
More than 40 of the South’s top chefs, 20 skilled mixologists, and 30 farmers compete for the tastiest tomato concoctions at Westside Provisions District. Festival proceeds support Georgia Organics and the Giving Kitchen.

Atlanta Botanical Garden
Photograph by Pickthall

Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden
Through October 3 Wednesday through Sunday evenings, the Atlanta Botanical Garden lights up with hundreds of miles of fiber optics in a show by British artist Bruce Munro. The largest installation, Forest of Light, features more than 30,000 flower-like stems blanketing Storza Woods. (Separately ticketed from general admission.)

This article originally appeared in the Summer issue of Atlanta Magazine’s HOME.