5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: June 22–28

See the Jamaica National Dance Theatre Company Recital, party with CoComelon, and celebrate all things Canadian at Wild Heaven West End

5 Atlanta events you won't want to miss: June 22–28
Jamaica National Dance Theatre Company Recital: Debra-Ann Rosewelt Miller leads singers and musicians in a Rita Marley tribute in 2022, arranged by acting musical director Dr. Kathy Brown.

Photograph by Stuart Reeves Photography

Jamaica National Dance Theatre Company Recital
When: June 24 to June 25
Where: Atlanta Symphony Hall
Cost: $60-$100
Details: Take the weekend to get lost in the art of singing and dancing at the 60th Anniversary of this innovative dance company. Enjoy traditional music with modern and classical ballet forms incorporating Jamaican, African, and South American cultures.

The Wiz Atlanta
When: Now through July 2
Where: Southwest Arts Center
Cost: $20-$50
Details: Kenny Leon directed this musical—a retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz that debuted on Broadway in 1975 and later became a film starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson—for four years at True Colors Theatre Company as a vehicle to show off young talent back in the aughts. Now, director Brian Jordan Jr. (BET’s Sistas) showcases a new class of talented Atlanta actors.

WABE MixTape Block Party
When: June 25  
Where: Woodruff Arts Center’s Callaway Plaza
Cost: Free
Details: Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of WABE with a one-of-a-kind concert featuring the 2023 NPR Tiny Desk Contest Winner, Little Moon, along with a showcase of up-and-coming Atlanta-based Indie artists, local vendors, and food.

5 Atlanta events you won't want to miss: June 22–28CoComelon Party Time
When: Now through July 3
Where: 103 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest
Cost: $30 for children over one year old
Details: Let the excitement of your child’s favorite show come to life with the immersive CoComelon experience. Kids can guide themselves through a variety of interactive party and play opportunities and even spend time at a meet-and-greet with the characters they see on TV.

Atlanta Canada Fest
When: June 24
Where: The Garden Club at Wild Heaven Brewery (West End)
Cost: $23-$28
Details: This annual celebration of all things Canadian features fun, traditional cuisine like poutine and Montreal smoked meat sandwiches, street hockey and curling, performances from Canadian musicians, and kids’ crafts. The BeltLine-adjacent venue is perfect for taking a post-festival stroll.