5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: February 21-27

A magazine comes to life, monster trucks, and run through Atlanta in your undies
Cupid's Undie Run

Photograph courtesy of Cupid's Undie Run

Cupid’s Undie Run
When:
February 24, noon
Where: Big Sky Buckhead
Cost: $40
Details: Run through the streets in your underwear and party—all for a good cause. The roughly one mile run through Buckhead can be completed at your own pace, and there will be tons of drinks and dancing throughout the day. All of the proceeds go to Cupid’s Charity, an organization dedicated to helping find a cure for Neurofibromatosis.

Black History Month Parade
Where:
Begins at Hurt Park, ends at Centennial Olympic Park
When: February 24, 1 p.m.
Cost: Free
Details: Celebrate the history, culture, and accomplishments of African Americans as floats, entertainers, and bands march through downtown at the Black History Month Parade—the self-dubbed largest celebration of Black History Month in the Southeast.

Monster Jam
When:
February 24 and 25
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Cost: $18-125+
Details: Once again, Monster Jam returns to Atlanta with its monster-sized stunts and head-to-head racing. Die-hard fans can purchase tickets to the Pit Party, where they can get up-close and personal with the trucks and drivers.

Oysterfest
Where:
Corner of Peachtree Street and 12th Street in Midtown
When: February 24 and 25
Cost: $10-$20
Details: Seafood lovers, rejoice. Oysterfest is back for its 31st year, kicking off festival season with nine live bands, a full bar, and buckets on buckets of all the oysters to satisfy your seafood fix.

Pop-Up Magazine

Photograph by Erin Brethauer

Pop-Up Magazine
When:
February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Variety Playhouse
Cost: $29
Details: Performance and journalism collide with Pop-Up Magazine, which is coming to Atlanta for the first time ever. The event brings along filmmakers, bestselling authors, artists, and popular radio and podcast voices, whose performances are accompanied by illustration, animation, photography, and even an onstage orchestra. Simply put, it’s everything you’d find flipping through the pages of a magazine, turned into a live show.

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