John C Howell Park

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John Howell Park, VA Highland
Call: (404) 546-6788 or visit www.atlantaga.gov
John Howell Park is a 3-acre parcel of land located 2.5 miles northeast of the central business district of the City of Atlanta. John Howell was a grassroots civic activist, well-known and well-loved for his extraordinary support of human rights, civil liberties, neighborhood preservation, and the arts.

Saturday December 16, 2023 09:00 AM EST
John C Howell Park Cost: $40
Atlanta’s original and favorite Christmas 5K is bak at John Howell Park for 2023. USA Track & Field Certified for Peachtree Road Race seeding and chip timed. Classic long sleeve t shirts , our normal Santa Hats, Hot Chocolate, Hot Starbucks coffee and Christmas cookies. Medals to Overall Male and Fe... [click here for more]

Saturday June 10, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: Free
The 38th-annual Virginia-Highland Summerfest takes place Saturday, June 10, 2023, is free to attend and offers activities for all ages. A perfect way to embrace summer, Virginia-Highland Summerfest welcomes attendees to one of the city’s most beloved historic neighborhoods to enjoy fine art, craft... [click here for more]

Saturday June 10, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: Free
Summerfest is known for its outstanding Artist Market, a gathering of more than 150 local and national artists. With a focus on breadth and diversity, the participating artists are chosen to represent a variety of mediums, as well as a range of price points and styles. Nearby, the festival’s popular... [click here for more]

Saturday September 25, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: Free
Annual neighborhood festival in Virginia-Highland, with arts market, live music and other enterainment. Free admission. [click here for more]

Saturday July 28, 2018 01:00 PM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: $43-$55
The latest beer festival in the South is coming to John Howell Park. Enjoy classic Southern cuisine, country-rock music, and of course, craft beer. Participating breweries include SweetWater Brewing Company, Gate City Brewing, Atlanta Hard Cider Co., Foothills Brewing, and several others. [click here for more]

Friday November 4, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: $30
Benefiting the American Lung Association, this 5K is a community awareness event to raise funds for education, advocacy and research to end lung cancer. It is a pay to run event, but runners are encouraged to make an additional donation or fundraise to help end lung cancer. [click here for more]

Friday November 6, 2015 07:00 PM EST
John C Howell Park Cost: $30.00
Our LUNG FORCE Run/Walk is like no other charity event. With an inspiring signature song and music, we will celebrate the collective power of our breath. Our voices will soar as we rally our friends, neighbors and colleagues to raise our voices against lung cancer—and for lung health for everyone. [click here for more]

Friday May 15, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
A gourmet experience to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, A Taste of the Highlands offers unlimited tastes from the some city’s finest chefs and most beloved restaurants. Terrapin Beer Co. will be on-site, along with numerous wine and liquor vendors, to quench thirsts throughout the event! L... [click here for more]

Friday October 17, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: $25-60
Virginia Highland’s John Howell Park will host a 5k race and burger cook-off. More than 20 area restaurants will compete for judges and amateur burger lovers alike. The Mad Violinist and SCO headline the musical entertainment. This event not only benefits those who wish to try a massive sampling of ... [click here for more]

Friday October 11, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
John C Howell Park Cost: $25
Battle of the Burgers is back!This year marks the 4th year as up to 25 of your favorite restaurants in Atlanta fire up their grills and compete for the best burger title, peoples choice and judges choice. Battle of the Burgers is hosted by Embraced, and if burgers aren’t enough, just know that 100... [click here for more]
797 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 546-6788



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