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. Dirty South Yoga Fest
-July 29th 7-11pm and 30th 10am-5pm
-Sweetwater Brewing Company and Loudermilk Conference Center
-$12 to $105
Day 1- Brewery tour and tastings, entertainment, art auction, and 1 yoga class.
Day 2- Marketplace lunch and 4 yoga classes.

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2. Bourbon and Bacon Art Show
-August 12th 11am-12am and August 13th 11am-6pm
-787 Windsor
-$25 to $30
You can expect a lot of bourbon pairing, flights, and cocktails with juicy fatty bacon and art.

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3. Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival
-September 1st-4th 10am-6pm
-Callaway Gardens
-Free to $30
What a sight for sore eyes this will be!

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4. The Great Gatsby Lawn Party
-September 9th 11am-6pm
-The Wren’s Nest
-$25 to $75
Step back in time and enjoy all things Gatsby. And if you haven’t seen the movie….what’s wrong with you?

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The Great Gatsby

5. Sense and Sensibility
-September 22nd 8-10pm
-Synchronicity Theatre
-$ varies
“My heart is, and always will be, yours.”

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

7. Atlanta Rollergirls: Running of the Bulls
-October 7th 11am-4pm
-Piedmont Park
-$17 to $54
This is a strangely awesome concept that I am not even going to bother to explain. You will just have to show up to find out.

8. Atlanta Hot and Spicy Festival
-November 4th 12-3pm
-Brookhaven Park
-$10 to $30
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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