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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 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 in an Attempt to Stay Safe during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday April 14, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Atlantic Station Cost: Free

Wednesday April 14, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
Legacy Center Cost: $25

Wednesday April 14, 2021 07:00 pm EDT
A Cappella Books Cost: Free

Wednesday April 14, 2021 11:00 pm EDT
MJQ Concourse Cost: Free
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Things to Do During a Pandemic

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Monday May 18, 2020 12:28 pm EDT
A small sampling of local restaurants offering takeout picnic fare plus where you can go to injest your picnic goodies | more...

Atlanta Attractions

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Explore Arts & Culture

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Friday August 2, 2019 09:36 pm EDT
Onstage and off, with actors and puppets, dealing in reality and escape | more...

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Saturday August 3, 2019 11:49 pm EDT
Galleries and gatherings, plastic and static, memories and narratives | more...

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Monday August 5, 2019 12:51 pm EDT
Interpretative and ritual, modern and folk, ballet and bharatanatyam | more...

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Thursday October 17, 2019 01:43 pm EDT
Explore movie theaters for every film lover with everything from Oscar winners to cult classics on the big screen. | more...

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Wednesday October 23, 2019 12:13 pm EDT
Explore the works of the greats like Van Gogh, Monet, or Picasso and discover the modern photographic works of 20th century photographers and artists ... | more...

Explore Annual Festivals

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Friday September 17, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Browse the Imagine Music Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

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Friday August 6, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Comic Con will take place on August 6-8, 2021 | more...

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Friday May 7, 2021 02:54 pm EDT
Shaky Beats will not return in 2020. The 2021 Dates TBA. | more...

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Friday April 23, 2021 12:00 am EDT
The 2020 Sweetwater 420 Festival was postponed to April 23-25, 2021. All previous purchases are still 100% honored and valid for the 2021 postponement... | more...

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Friday April 9, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Dogwood Festival will take place in the Fall of 2021. | more...

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Thursday April 1, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
This year's Inman Park Festival has been cancelled. 2021 Event Date TBA. | more...

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Monday January 18, 2021 12:00 am EST
Browse MLK Day events as well as recommendations for the hottest events and parades. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to MLK Da... | more...

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Thursday November 26, 2020 12:00 am EST
The Peachtree Road Race has gone virtual and is postponed November 26, 2020 - Thanksgiving Day. Browse the Peachtree Road Race schedule as well as rec... | more...

Explore Food & Drink

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to get your cocoa fix in Atlanta | more...

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Thursday January 7, 2021 04:00 am EST
Ditch the big-box chains and support your local farmers and entrepreneurs | more...

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Thursday January 7, 2021 04:00 am EST
Fresh booze for the big bottles | more...

Explore Nightlife

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Wednesday May 6, 2015 04:00 am EDT
Where to sip brews and get some fresh air at the same damn time | more...

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Sunday July 15, 2018 04:13 pm EDT
CL's Roundup of Atlanta's Music Venues | more...

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Sunday July 15, 2018 04:29 pm EDT
Upcoming Concerts in Atlanta | more...

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Wednesday October 16, 2019 04:50 pm EDT
Where to go when you want to drink the good stuff | more...

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Thursday October 17, 2019 01:26 pm EDT
Explore locations for viewing comedy and get your laugh on! | more...

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Friday October 18, 2019 01:02 pm EDT
Local clubs for those discerning ears | more...

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Monday October 21, 2019 01:40 pm EDT
Go where the locals go | more...

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Monday October 21, 2019 02:40 pm EDT
Atlanta clubs offering weekend dance parties featuring a selection of local DJ's. | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2019 11:09 am EDT
Explore these clubs and bars that showcase blues music along with the occasional smattering of jazz | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2019 11:20 am EDT
Explore these music venues that remind you how much you love the great outdoors | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
Our list of recommendations for Boys Night Out in Atlanta. | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
Our list of the best places for a first date as selected from our Best Of Atlanta balloting. | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
Our list of the best girls night out places in Atlanta. | more...

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Monday March 29, 2021 06:17 pm EDT
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Explore Outdoor Activities

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
From hiking trails to nature preserves, it's time to leave the house | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
The city in the forest' keeps its tree canopy on fleek | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
Scope these pooch-friendly spots | more...

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Saturday January 2, 2021 02:11 pm EST
Regional campgrounds offer a 'safe' place to leave the world behind | more...

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Saturday January 2, 2021 03:39 pm EST
Explore the outdoors and commune with nature without leaving town | more...

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Monday March 1, 2021 03:33 pm EST
A guide to outdoors in Atlanta | more...

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Saturday March 20, 2021 05:06 pm EDT
Our recommendations of the best dog parks in Atlanta. | more...

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Sunday March 21, 2021 03:18 pm EDT
Our list of parks, trails and ideas for getting back in touch with nature. | more...

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Sunday March 21, 2021 06:35 pm EDT
Our list of the best Parks outside of the Perimeter | more...

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Sunday March 21, 2021 08:23 pm EDT
Our list of the best intown Atlanta parks. | more...

What's Going On

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Tuesday January 1, 2019 06:18 pm EST
Browse what's going on in East Atlanta with our comprehensive calendar of events. Find things to do by neighborhood, what's going on today, tomorrow &... | more...

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Sunday October 13, 2019 04:14 pm EDT
Browse what's going on in Old Fourth Ward (O4W) with our comprehensive calendar of events. Find things to do by neighborhood, what's going on today, t... | more...

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Sunday February 28, 2021 03:31 pm EST
Browse what's going on in Edgewood Ave/Sweet Auburn with our comprehensive calendar of events. Find things to do by neighborhood, what's going on toda... | more...

Georgia Road Trips

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Friday June 30, 2006 04:00 am EDT
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Friday October 6, 2006 04:00 am EDT
Our contest winner is wowed by the sights of the Arches National Park | more...

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Wednesday May 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Haunted hills, a literary farm and rock 'n' roll | more...

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Thursday July 8, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Managing Editor T. Chante LaGon takes a birthday trip to Riviera Maya | more...

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Tuesday August 24, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Online Producer Alejandro Leal visits a luxurious South American monastery | more...

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Tuesday October 5, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Send us a vacation snapshot to win a pair of Taste of Charleston tickets | more...

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Thursday October 7, 2010 04:00 am EDT
Online Media Assistant Bobby Feingold found the French to be a bit testy | more...

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Friday December 31, 2010 04:00 am EST
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Thursday December 15, 2016 09:45 pm EST
The Atlanta rapper-turned-actor-turned-restaurateur opens long-awaited airport eatery | more...

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Wednesday December 21, 2016 01:00 pm EST
Your handy dandy booze guide for holiday season at Hartsfield-Jackson | more...

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Tuesday September 19, 2017 10:12 pm EDT

Euphoria (noun): a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness.

This definition describes exactly how Euphoria 2017 wants you to feel. The four-day festival runs September 21-24 just two hours from Atlanta in Greenville, South Carolina and it is packed with tastings, music both intimate and large scale, cooking demonstrations, seminars and coursed dinners: pretty ideal for a weekend...

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Wednesday May 9, 2018 06:07 pm EDT
Know what the natives know, go where the locals go | more...

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Monday June 11, 2018 08:07 am EDT
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Monday June 11, 2018 08:18 am EDT
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Tuesday July 3, 2018 12:53 pm EDT
Having a day on the rapids is much closer than you think. | more...

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Monday August 6, 2018 05:41 pm EDT
Fact or fiction, the story lives on | more...

Explore Shopping

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Monday October 21, 2019 03:52 pm EDT
Explore Atlanta's consignment and thrift stores | more...

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Tuesday October 22, 2019 10:53 am EDT
Explore the latest titles at these local shops | more...

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Saturday December 26, 2020 04:00 am EST
Spring cleaning meets summer blingin' - on a budget | more...

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Saturday December 26, 2020 04:00 am EST
Skip the malls and shopping centers in favor of these ATL retail spots | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Step out with style | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
A quick tour of ATL workout spots with the best soundtrack | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to get your cocoa fix in Atlanta | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Local gems that sell treasures of days past | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where you'll find Atlanta's ink masters | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
A collection of the best stores to buy goods from your favorite natives | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Let's get lost in the stacks with some moody media | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where urban preservation meets suburban aspiration | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
You don't have to be a baller or super flashy for these jewelry digs | more...

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Sunday December 27, 2020 04:00 am EST
Best bets in ATL for a timeless lip-lock | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
Local shops that'll revive your love for literature | more...

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Monday December 28, 2020 04:00 am EST
Where to go in Atlanta to help create a healthy lifestyle - or at least the illusion of one | more...

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