Best Local Events — Kait’s 8 Edition

Preventing FOMO* one list at a time

(*Fear of Missing Out)

Let’s talk events. Your list to the best events going down in our great city! Now, when choosing these events I tried to keep three key groups in mind: people without kids, people with kids, and people with kids that just don’t care (you’re welcome).

1. Cocktails in the Garden
-June 29th 6-9pm
-Atlanta Botanical Garden
Sip on some delicious cocktails while enjoying the simplicity of nature’s gifts.

mojito Best Local Events    Kaits 8 Edition

(credit: Thinkstock)

2. Rooftop Backyard BBQ
-July 4th 5-11pm
-Skyline Park Atlanta
This is an awesome urban way to enjoy your 4th of July. Your ticket will include a BBQ dinner, desserts, drinks all while feasting your eyes on a beautiful view of the city.

american flag Best Local Events    Kaits 8 Edition

3. Atlanta Field Day
-July 15th 12-5pm
-Historic 4th Ward Park
Think sweat bands, grass stains, and getting hit in the face with a dodge ball.

4. Movies in Central Park-10 Things I Hate About You
-July 20th 6-9pm
-Atlantic Station
This summer’s movie theme is the 90s. Every Thursday night enjoy a movie picked from that awesome decade.

5. 7th Annual Ice Cream Festival
-July 22nd 11am-6pm
-The Meadow @ Piedmont Park
Just show up and eat ice cream. That’s really all you have to do.

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6. The Great Gatsby Lawn Party
-September 9th 11am-6pm
-The Wren’s Nest
Step back in time and enjoy all things Gatsby. And if you haven’t seen the movie….what’s wrong with you?

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

7. Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival
-October 7th 12-6pm
-O4W Skatepark
Anything regarding cheese doesn’t ever need a description convincing you to participate.

8. Atlanta Hot and Spicy Festival
-November 4th 12-3pm
-Brookhaven Park
Find out which chef can blow the taste buds off your face the best.


Photo courtesy of Open Road Films


Love being in the know of all the goodness Atlanta has to offer? So do we! Keep up with the Kait’s 8 Events List, and we will keep up with you. #Kaits8
-Kaitlin Lehner / Atlanta’s CW

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