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Dragon Con, Cirque du Solei, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Decatur Book Festival, Black Gay Pride Weekend—there are too many events in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend 2018. Pick your favorites, because from August 29 to September 3, Atlanta won't stop partying.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton is finally coming to the Fox; participate in a weeklong celebration of two-wheelers at Atlanta Cycling Festival; and treat yourself to ”all-you-can-indulge” tasting sessions at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival.
The world's largest key lime pie at Lenox Square, spring is back with the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival, and Alliance Theatre showcases two Pearl Cleage one-acts.
Meet the women behind the Muppets, watch motorcross racing at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and listen to the Atlanta Opera perform the Daughter of the Regiment.
Watch a play about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday, sip and learn about wine, and fly through a 5K with the Atlanta Hawks.
When Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog cut the ribbon in 1978, the former Spring Street Elementary School had only one exhibition and a few shows devoted to puppets. Nearly 40 years later, the Midtown space has grown to be the largest nonprofit puppetry theater in the country.
When the Center for Puppetry Arts’ Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines were dreaming up a new Halloween show in 2005, they read dozens of spooky stories ranging from classic Victorian horror to Mark Twain’s satire. The resulting The Ghastly Dreadfuls features eight of those tales, each with its own puppets and live band mixed with song-and-dance.
Tour the city on two wheels, watch a butterfly release, see a Dancing Granny, and build a sand castle in Decatur Square
From baseball to romantic sunset canoe trips, this week in Atlanta is packed with fun things to do.