Hurricane Florence evacuees: Atlanta says welcome with free offers and discounts

When emergency strikes, Atlanta welcomes everyone with open arms (and free stuff)

Hurricane Florence
Hurricane Florence has hit the East Coast, leaving cities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia under mandatory evacuation.

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Hurricane Florence has been churning for weeks and slowly slammed into North Carolina Friday morning. At the time of publication, 1.7 million people are under mandatory evacuation, more than 500,000 homes and businesses are without power, and more than 1,000 flights have been canceled. But just like when Hurricane Irma barreled into Florida this time last year, Atlanta is displaying its Southern hospitality by welcoming evacuees with open arms. Enjoy your stay in Georgia’s capital with these discounts and free deals:

Discounted Aladdin tickets at Fox Theatre
The Disney-movie-turned-Broadway-musical is in Atlanta until September 23. Get tickets for just $30.
Valid: Through September 23
Qualifications: A valid South Carolina, North Carolina, or Virginia ID .Buy tickets at the Fox Theatre two hours before your chosen show. Maximum of four tickets allowed per family.

Free pop from King of Pops
Get a free ice pop from the Atlanta staple that’s all about “good vibes only.”
Where: Cart on the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail near Krog Street Market (700 Irwin Street)
Valid: September 15-16
Qualifications: A valid South Carolina, North Carolina, or Virginia ID

Free admission to the High Museum
The Midtown museum currently features an Outliers and American Vanguard Art exhibit, and plenty of incredible paintings and creations.
Qualifications: A valid South Carolina, North Carolina, or Virginia ID

Free Atlanta Braves tickets
In partnership with American Red Cross, you can get free tickets to the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday games between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals. This also comes with discounted pricing for food and drink in the park and free access to Hope & Will’s Sandlot, a kid-friendly area in SunTrust Park that includes a zipline, rock climbing wall, and carnival games.
Valid: September 14-16
Qualifications: A valid North Carolina, South Carolina, or Georgia ID for those in coast zip codes under mandatory evacuation.

Discount on Legoland Discovery Center
Take the kids to the ultimate Lego experience and get 50 percent off admission.
Qualifications: A valid ID from evacuated areas. Tickets must be bought at gate.

Discount at 5Church Atlanta
Get 10 percent off your bill at this Midtown rooftop bar.
Valid: Through September 15
Qualifications: A valid North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia ID

Free kids meal at Babalu Tapas & Tacos
Kids eat free with an adult entree purchase at this Latin restaurant in Midtown.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia ID. Offer is valid for up to two kids per paying adult and is only for items from the kids menu.

Discount at Center for Puppetry Arts
Get 25 percent off all-inclusive admission to this world-class museum and playhouse, which currently playing The Tortoise, the Hare & Other Aesop’s Fables.
Qualifications: A valid North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia ID. Must be purchase at door.

Discount at Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Bring the kids to walk through this museum of hands-on exploration get $3 off general admission tickets.
Valid: Through September 18
Qualifications: A valid North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia ID. Must be purchased at door. Limited eight tickets per purchase.

Discount at College Football Hall of Fame
Experience Atlanta’s shrine that honors college football’s greats and get 20 percent off admission tickets.
Valid:
Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia ID; must be purchased at box office

Free kids meal at Cinco Mexican Restaurants
Boasting “Mexican food with an attitude,” kids eat free with adult purchase of an entree.
Valid: Through September 19
Qualifications: A valid ID from an evacuated area.

Discount at Corner Bakery Cafe in Lenox Square
With sandwiches, soups, and salads, you can get $3 off a $10 purchase at Corner Bakery.
Valid: Through October 30
Qualifications: A valid ID from an evacuated area.

Discount at Dapper Doughnut in Lenox Square
Wake up and get a refreshing breakfast with 25 percent off doughnuts and coffee.
Valid: Through October 7
Qualifications: A valid ID from an evacuated area.

Free appetizer or dessert at Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Phipps Plaza
Get a free appetizer or dessert with a purchase of dinner at this Buckhead steakhouse.
Qualifications: A valid ID from an evacuated area.

Discount at Earl of Sandwich in Phipps Plaza
Get 10 percent off hot sandwiches, wraps, salads, pizzas, and more.
Qualifications: A valid ID from an evacuated area.

Discount at Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern
Get 20 percent off food (excludes alcohol) at this Sandy Springs tavern.
Where: Midtown and Brookhaven locations
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, or other evacuated area.

Free appetizer at Johnny’s Hideaway
Get a free appetizer with any purchase at this Buckhead nightclub.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia.

Free kids meal at Livingston Restaurant + Bar
Get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree at this Midtown Southern restaurant.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia.

Free 8-ounce pour at Monday Night Brewing
Get a free 8-ounce pour of any year-round or seasonal beer at one of Atlanta’s most popular craft brewers.
Valid: Through September 17
Qualifications: A valid ID from an evacuated area.

Discount at Time to Escape
Test your wit and try to escape the room. Get a 50 percent discount with code “hurr50” when booking online or when purchasing at the door.
Valid: Through September 20
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia.

Free tickets to Village Theater
Get free tickets to laugh all night at a Village Theater improv show. This does not include any Atlanta Improv League Shows, Shi*Faced Shakespeare or Sketch work shows.
Valid: Through September 21
Qualifications: A valid ID from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia I.D. Can only redeemed at the box office

Free kids meal at Willy’s Mexicana Grill
Get a free kids combo with the purchase of an adult entree at this Mexican chain.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia. Limit two kids combos per one adult entree

Discount at Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar in Lenox Square
Get 15 percent off any food order (excludes alcohol).
Qualifications: A valid ID from North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia

Buy one, get one at Fernbank Museum of Natural History
See giant dinosaurs and walk through 75 acres of nature with this buy one full-price ticket, get one free offer.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia

Free tickets to Kennesaw State Football game
Get a free ticket to Kennesaw State’s home opener as they take on the Alabama State Hornets.
Valid: September 15
Qualifications: A valid ID from North Carolina or South Carolina. Must be bought at ticket office

Free kids meal at Atkins Park Restaurant and Bar in Virginia Highland
Get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult entree at this historic tavern.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: A valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, or another evacuated area. Limit one free kids meal per adult entree

Discount at Aurora Theatre
Get 50 percent off tickets to Aurora Theatre’s play, The Two Kids That Blow Sh*t Up, about two best friends who meet when their parents have an affair.
Valid: Through September 19
Qualifications: A valid ID from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, or Tennessee. Limit one offer per guest. Must be purchased at box office

Free doughnut at Doughnut Dollies
Get a free doughnut with any purchase at this Marietta shop.
Valid: Through September 20
Qualifications: A valid ID From an evacuated area

Discount at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games
Florence evacuees get 20 percent off at both the Roswell and Marietta locations of this entertainment center, which has go karts, a ropes course, bowling, an arcade, and more.
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated area

Free kids meal at Atlanta Bread
Get a free kids meal with any entree purchase at the fast-casual bakery chain. Limit one kids meal per entree.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: Valid driver’s license from Georgia coast, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia

Discount at Zoo Atlanta
Say hey to the panda twins, tigers, gorillas, and more with 50 percent off adult and child tickets.
Valid: September 12-20, only valid at front gate, can’t be combined with other offers
Qualifications: Valid ID from North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia

Savings at Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza
A free savings passport is available at the guest services desk at each of these Buckhead shopping malls.
Qualifications: Valid driver’s license from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia

Discount at Red Sky Tapas & Bar
The Marietta location is offering 15 percent off entrees.
Valid: Through September 20
Qualifications: Valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia

Free kids meal at Atkins Park Restaurant and Bar
Kids eat free at the Virginia-Highland location with purchase of adult entree, limit one kids meal per entree.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: Valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, or other evacuated area

Savings at The Hub at Peachtree Center
Florence evacuees can pick up a free coupon savings book ($50 value) at guest services at this downtown food court attached to the Peachtree Center MARTA station.
Qualifications: Valid driver’s license from North Carolina, South Carolina, or Virginia

Discount at Beni’s Cubano
Evacuees get 20 percent off at this East Cobb Cuban joint.
Valid: September 12-16
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated area

Discount at The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill
Evacuees can take 20 percent off at both the Buckhead and Roswell locations of this seafood restaurant
Valid: September 12-16
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated location

Discount at Chido + Padre’s
Florence evacuees can take 20 percent off at this new Buckhead Mexican restaurant.
Valid: September 12-16
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated location

Discount at CycleBar Buckhead
Evacuees can purchase four classes for $25, but only in-studio.
Qualifications: Valid ID from North Carolina or South Carolina ID

Discount at The Federal
Evacuees can take 10 percent off during lunch, brunch, or dinner at this Midtown steakhouse.
Valid: September 14-18
Qualifications: Valid ID from South Carolina, North Carolina, or Virginia

Discount at Gypsy Kitchen
Take 20 percent off at this tapas restaurant at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta.
Valid: September 12-16
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated area

Discount at Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails
Receive 20 percent off at this Southern restaurant in Milton.
Valid: September 12-16
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated area

Discount at Mezcalitos Cantina
Not only can evacuees take 15 percent off of bill (excluding alcohol), but kids can order off the kids’ menu for free with the purchase of an adult entree.
Valid: Through September 22
Qualifications: Valid ID from an evacuated area

Discount at Papi’s Cuban and Caribbean Grill
Evacuees get 50 percent off the bill (excluding alcohol) at this Cuban restaurant, which has six metro locations.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: Valid ID from coastal Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, or other evacuated areas

Discount at Princi Italia
Evacuees can receive 15 percent off food at this Midtown Italian restaurant.
Valid: Through September 20
Qualifications: Valid ID from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, or any coastal town in Georgia

Discount at Ray’s Restaurants
Evacuees can mention “#AtlantaKindness” and receive 15 percent off at Ray’s in the City downtown, Ray’s on the River near Cumberland, and Ray’s at Killer Creek in Alpharetta.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: Valid ID from from an evacuated area

Discount at Rise Pies
Take 10 percent off at this Lenox Square Mall pizza spot; can’t be used with other offers.
Qualifications: Valid South Carolina or North Carolina ID

Discount at Smith Gilbert Gardens
Evacuees can receive half-price admission at this Kennesaw garden.
Valid: Through September 22
Qualifications: Valid ID from from an evacuated area

Discount at Sotolero Comida Mexicana
Take 15 percent off the bill (excluding alcohol), and kids can order a free meal from the kids’ menu with the purchase of an adult entree.
Valid: Through September 22
Qualifications: Valid ID from from an evacuated area

Discount at The Southern Gentleman
Evacuees can receive 20 percent off at this Southern restaurant at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: Valid ID from from an evacuated area

Discount at Tin Lizzy’s Cantina
Evacuees can receive 20 percent off at all Atlanta locations of this taco spot.
Valid: Through September 16
Qualifications: Valid ID from from an evacuated area

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