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Things to Do


Bored? Out of Ideas for Things to Do during the Crisis? Here's our suggestion - take a look at the 5 things to do in Atlanta today list which are our recommendations for today's events. Not seeing what you want? Take a look at our more extensive list of today's events. We're in the process of updating listings in a new COVID-19 friendly event fashion. Still not feeling it? See our suggestions below for ongoing events. Looking for cool things to do without laying out any dollars? Try our list of free things to do. If you are looking for events at the neighborhood level, take a look at our What's Going On to get the best local information available. See all of our COVID coverage here.

5 Things to Do Today

OCTOBER 5, 2022

Finely Crafted: Cocktails And Comedy

Every other Wednesday, Atlanta’s Old 4th Distillery transforms into a damn fine comedy club, complete with a top-tier rotating roster of standup comics, and craft cocktails made with O4D’s award winning Bourbon, Gin, Vodka and Lawn Dart Lemon-Ginger Liqueur.

Spice Girls Pride Bingo

10/05/2022 7:00 PM
Elsewhere Brewing Co.
This year we are raising money for Southern Fried Queer Pride - an Atlanta-based non-profit organization empowering Black queer and QTPOC-centered com...

Carly Rae Jepsen

10/05/2022 8:00 PM
The Eastern
CL Critic Matthew Warhol Recommends: Carly Rae Jepsen might be the poppiest of the pop artists...

Caroline Rose

10/05/2022 8:00 PM
Terminal West
Superstar is an underdog story, and one not far off from Caroline Rose's real life. After a years-long struggle to release what would ultimately becom...

Florence Dore, Jon Harris

10/05/2022 8:00 PM
Smith's Olde Bar
CL Critic Hal Horowitz Recommends: That’s Dr. Dore to you, please. There aren’t many PhD’s taking...

Explore Arts & Culture

CityGuide - 11 art galleries worth getting to know

07/15/2015 4:00 AM
Visit the spaces that are supporting your favorite local artists

Atlanta according to Yoyo Ferro

06/01/2015 4:00 AM
Meet the artist behind the Atlanta City Guide map

CityGuide - 12 ways to take in the local theater scene

05/15/2015 4:00 AM
The best relatively ITP haunts for plays, performances, and onstage shenanigans

Explore Food & Drink

10 reasons to skip the grocery store

01/07/2021 4:00 AM
Ditch the big-box chains and support your local farmers and entrepreneurs

9 Buford Highway Asian Restaurants for the bucket list

07/31/2015 4:00 AM
9 essential ethnic restaurants to hit up on Georgia SR 13

8 Atlanta restaurants with great raw bars

03/20/2015 4:00 AM
Where to get your oyster fix in Atlanta

Explore Nightlife

Where to dance and get your swerve on in Atlanta

10/21/2019 2:40 PM
Atlanta clubs offering weekend dance parties featuring a selection of local DJ's.

11 Places to drink whiskey in Atlanta

10/16/2019 4:50 PM
Where to go when you want to drink the good stuff

Explore Outdoor Activities

Ten great camping escapes

01/02/2021 2:11 PM
Regional campgrounds offer a 'safe' place to leave the world behind

7 excuses to let dog be your copilot

12/28/2020 4:00 AM
Scope these pooch-friendly spots

15 ways to spend the day outdoors

12/27/2020 4:00 AM
From hiking trails to nature preserves, it's time to leave the house

Explore Shopping

17 places to feed your inner sapiosexual

12/27/2020 4:00 AM
Let's get lost in the stacks with some moody media

7 local clothing stores you must visit

12/26/2020 4:00 AM
Skip the malls and shopping centers in favor of these ATL retail spots

8 places to revamp your thrift shop threads and such

12/26/2020 4:00 AM
Spring cleaning meets summer blingin' - on a budget

Attractions

14 kid-friendly mainstays

12/27/2020 4:00 AM
Atlanta has heaps of family-approved ways to spend the day

12 primo ATL people-watching spots

12/27/2020 4:00 AM
Where to go in the A for the best introverted entertainment

10 history lessons you'll find in Atlanta

12/26/2020 4:00 AM
Educational landmarks from the museum to the grave

Date Night

Best Unique Date Nights in Atlanta

04/12/2021 2:48 PM
Our guide to the best unique date nights in Atlanta.

Best Girls Night Places in Atlanta

03/29/2021 6:17 PM
Our list of the best girls night out places in Atlanta.

17 fun first-date restaurants

04/24/2015 4:00 AM
Where to get your first-date game on in Atlanta

Road Trips

Best GA Beach Retreats

03/29/2021 6:17 PM
Our list of the best beaches to visit in Georgia.

Best GA Mountain Retreats

03/29/2021 6:17 PM
Our list of GA Mountain Getaways.

Best Weekend Getways for ATLiens

03/26/2021 12:23 PM
Our list of the best weekend getaways outside of Atlanta


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