Top Atlanta Events this Weekend

Filed in Events by on May 13, 2016

Hopefully you’ve recovered from all the fabulous Atlanta Mother’s Day Weekend Events last week because there are plenty more top Atlanta events and festivals to enjoy this weekend, May 13th to the 15th. Here are this weekend’s top Atlanta events to check out.

Escape to Greece and come to the 3-day 2016 Marietta Greek Festival to be held on Friday, May 13th, Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th! “Cobb County’s Most Delicious Festival” Opa! SAVOR Homemade Greek Food & Pastries ENJOY Live Greek Music & Professional Dance Troupes TOUR the Byzantine Sanctuary & Chapel.2016 Marietta Greek Festival

The 2016 Roswell Cycling Festival presented by Roswell Bicycles  include a variety of activities for the entire family over multiple days. The 2016 Roswell Cycling Festival will feature off-road bicycle events to compliment the road races, which attract top male, female and junior cyclists from across the United States culminating on May 15th with the Roswell Bicycles-Scott Mayor’s Ride, Hennessy Roswell Criterium and Craft Beer Festival, the Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kid’s Bicycle Safety Rodeo, and Kid’s Criterium Race.

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee invites you to the 2016 Good Neighbor Day Airshow and Open House on Saturday, May 14th from Noon-5pm. There is no admission fee to the 2016 Good Neighbor Day Airshow. Family fun activities inlcude Jump ‘N Slide, Large Inflatables, Sand Castles, WSB Radio Giveaways, Samber’s Famous Funnel Cakes, Face Painting, Whacky Hair…and lots more!!

14th-annual-kirkwood-springGet a warm welcome to Kirkwood with all the family-friendly fun of the 14th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes. Start the day off with our 5K, stroll through the  artists market, catch some live music with a bite to eat from local vendors or the BBQ competition, and let the kids go wild in the kids area. Best of all, admission is free. The 14th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling festival is from 10am – 8pm on Saturday, May 14, 2016 and the Tour of Homes is on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6pm.

It’s time to eat, drink and party with a purpose. The inaugural Food That Rocks, a Celebration of Sandy Springs, is set for Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 7pm – 11pm. For one night only, more than 20 of the best local restaurants will be rocking the big tent in Hammond Park, in the heart of Sandy Springs.  This all-inclusive festival will provide food, wine, beer and cocktail tastes from local mixologists, local musicians and benefit Sandy Springs-based charities Second Helpings, Ian’s Friends Foundation and the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

B at the Movies 2016, an annual series of FREE family outdoor movies on Saturday nights from May through August. Bring the family, your blanket or beach chair and relax under the stars as we present fun, family films on the giant 45’ screen. B at the Movies 2016 kicks off on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Lawrenceville.

Mark your calendars for the 62nd Tucker Day celebration on Main Street Tucker be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Have a great time shopping, eating good food, listening to music and visiting with friends.

Join in for the second annual Taste of Town Brookhaven 2016 event on Saturday, May 14th from 3-7pm! They will have culinary delights from participating restaurants, beer, wine, music, prizes, cooking demonstrations & more. The event benefits Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. All activities will be held on the green space.11th annual mableton day

The 2016 Mableton Day community celebration, the 11th annual celebration, is May 14th from 8am to 4pm at the Mable House Complex, 5239 Floyd Road in Mableton. It’s a time to to bring the community together to have some fun, celebrate the end of the school year, and raise funds to help build or expand non-profit programs that enrich our South Cobb County community. The day is packed with fun things to do for the whole family!

The 2016 Decatur Cinco de Mayo 5K & Beer Mile will make for a fun day in Decatur on May 14, 2016. The 2016 Decatur Cinco de Mayo 5k run/walk starts at 8:30AM at Matador Cantina in Oakhurst.

The 39th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is presented by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. The mission of the Atlanta Jazz Festival is to educate and entertain a diverse audience of jazz fans and to nurture the next generation of jazz musicians.  There will be 31 Days of Jazz in May.

Certainly a lot to consider when choosing which of the top Atlanta events to check out this weekend. But don’t overdo yourself, as the last two weekends in May are always huge.

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Aaron Hofmann is the founder of and also a Realtor with Atlanta Communities focused on the Atlanta real estate market. Aaron is a transplant from the Midwest (amazingly not a native Atlantan) and has lived in Atlanta for over 20 years and has developed a love for this city and desire to share with current and new Atlanta residents.

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