Need plans this weekend? No need to get stuck in traffic traveling out of town; enjoy all that Atlanta has to offer at one of these summer events. From cocktails in the garden to a top tennis tournament, there’s plenty to do right outside your door.
Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city! Every Thursday through September, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens welcomes guests for a fun-filled evening in the lush setting in the heart of the city from 6 to 10 p.m. Featuring a different area of the magical Garden each month, enjoy specialty cocktails, live music, themed games and activities while exploring The Garden at night during this unique, after-hours social.
On Saturday, July 22, Piedmont Park will host the 7th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival offers a variety of activities for the whole family that showcases how living a balanced lifestyle can include lots of fun. From ice cream eating contests to wellness activities, this is the perfect place to sample sweets and enjoy America’s favorite dessert.
Atlantic Station has once again transformed into a stadium to host the annual BB&T Atlanta Open. July 22 through July 30, catch a game to see some of the world’s best tennis professionals compete for a chance at the title in a one-of-a-kind setting nestled amongst Atlanta’s skyscrapers. This year’s player field is the strongest in tournament history, featuring greats like John Isner, Nick Kyrgios, Venus Williams and more. For a true luxury sporting experience, spectators can purchase a Korbel VIP Champagne table to enjoy delicious food and bubbly in an intimate setting courtside.