5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: March 6-12

Brunch mimosas, a tattoo convention, and celebrate Atlanta United's home-opener

Atlanta Brunch Festival

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Atlanta Brunch Festival
When: March 9, 12-4 p.m.
Where: Atlantic Station
Costs: $20, $25 day of event
Details: Sip on a mimosa and jam to live music as the Atlanta Brunch Festival brings together brunch favorites from around the city. This 21-and-up event will include dozens of sample-size dishes from Babalu, Cinnaholic, HobNob, Big Daddy’s Taco, Amanda’s BarBeeQue, and more.

Atlanta United Block Party
When: March 9, 12-6 p.m.
Where: Edgewood Avenue
Costs: $20
Details: Break out your scarfs and get ready for Atlanta United’s Sunday home-opener by roaming Edgewood Avenue on Saturday in your best red, black, and gold. Enjoy live music, giveaways, and exclusive drink offers from local bars at this 21 and up evening of open-street festivities. Curious about all things Atlanta United? Check out our A to Z encyclopedia of the MLS champions.

Rad Women Art Show
When: March 7, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Hodgepodge Coffeehouse
Costs: Free
Details: Celebrate Women’s History Month while contributing to a great cause. This art show will sell contributed art from local artists and donate all of its proceeds to Partnership Against Domestic Violence. Two complimentary drink tickets for beer or wine and Hodgepodge’s usual menu items will be available.

Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention

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Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention
When: March 8-10
Where: Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart
Costs: $20 per day, $40 for three-day pass
Details: Self-described as the world’s largest tattoo convention tour, this traveling convention brings together hundreds of tattoo artists along with seminars, tattoo contests, and sideshow acts such as Alakazam the Human Knot and the Enigma.

Atlanta Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo
When: March 9-10
Where: North DeKalb Mall
Costs: Free
Details: Gamers, Sci-Fi nerds, and cosplayers unite—without the usual cost of expos. This two-day event includes workshops, panels, LEGO-building competitions, and gaming tournaments. ASFE will feature local authors, game developers, voice actors, and more.