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Piedmont Park

Piedont Park
Call: 404-382-7588 or visit www.atlantapride.org
The 200-plus-acre park with tennis, walking trails, and a pond has been Atlanta's place to go on a Sunday afternoon since it was first purchased by the city in 1904. Piedmont Park added 13 acres in 2013 and unveiled a collection of new entrances. The add-on near the intersection of Piedmont Road and Monroe Drive is crowned by the Piedmont Commons, a multi-use field for relaxing and picnicking. New access points to the park, including a trail through the North Woods forest alongside the Atlanta Botanical Garden, offer easy access to Ansley Park and Morningside residents. The effort was a follow-up to a 2011 expansion that included wetlands, an expanded and improved dog park, and an interactive fountain. Even more excellence is on the way: The park's final planned expansion may include a skate park, and eventually the Beltline will be complete alongside the greenspace.

AID Atlanta AIDS Walk and 5K Run

Sunday October 21, 2018 01:00 pm EDT
Categories: Festival and Fundraising

Now in our 28th year, AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run is a fun 3.2-mile run/walk through the historic Piedmont Park & Midtown Atlanta neighborhoods. A production of AID Atlanta, this is the largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser in the Southeast.

Runners, Walkers and volunteer...
Cost: $35

WALK TO FIGHT SUICIDE

Sunday November 4, 2018 01:00 pm EST
Join us for the Atlanta Out of the Darkness Community Walk on November 4th in Piedmont Park at 2pm. Proceeds benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Learn more at www.afsp.org/Atlanta or call 770-843-3836. Registration i...
Cost: Donation

Kate's Club 7th Annual Memory Walk

Sunday November 11, 2018 10:00 am EST
Venue: Piedmont Park Make a wish on 11/11 with Kate’s Club! On Sunday, November 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Piedmont Park, the greater Atlanta community will gather together to honor the memories and legacies of loved ones who have died. This interactive 2K walk is designed for all ages ...
Cost: $10-$30

Music Midtown

Saturday September 15, 2018 12:00 am EDT
Music Midtown features a diverse lineup of over 30 artists across 4 stages. Be it rock and roll, hip hop, pop, electronic, or anything in between, Music Midtown has been Atlanta’s premier festival for music lovers of all kinds since 1994.
Cost: $145+

The Ninth Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Saturday August 18, 2018 10:00 am EDT
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is thrilled to announce the return of the Piedmont Park Arts Festival on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018. With an emphasis on the visual arts and family fun, the ninth annual event will once again be held in Piedmont Park, one of the most resp...
Cost: Free

THE PLAIN GRAIN MEETUP III

Sunday August 5, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
Interested or skilled in photography, videography, modeling, styling or makeup? Come attend a reoccurring event where you can really network! The Plain Grain presents to you their third photography meetup to unify Atlanta's art community. For this event The Plain Grain is pairing up with @Saltin...
Cost: free

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Saturday July 28, 2018 11:00 am EDT
ATL's Ice Cream Fest is seven years running and given the fact that every living human being likes ice cream, it doesn't appear to be stopping anytime soon. Games and activities will be abound so bring the kids, and if you?re interested in risking an ER visit there will be an ice cream eating contes...
Cost: Free

Firefly Run 2018

Saturday June 9, 2018 08:50 pm EDT
Firefly Run is the coolest, most eye dazzling, and illuminating 5K night race. Runners and walkers of all speeds and experience are welcomed. Decorate yourself like a Christmas tree or dress up in mesmerizing costumes and let your creativity flow. Enjoy the post-race after party with live entertainm...
Cost: $40

Atlanta Moon Ride benefiting Bert's Big Adventure

Friday June 8, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first night-cycling event of its kind to be introduced to the city will include a fun, 6-mile bike ride through some of Atlanta's coolest neighborhoods. All proceeds from the Atlanta Moon Ride will support the work of local charity Bert’s Big Adventure. The pre-party starts at 7 p.m. and the fun...
Cost: $35

Moe's Three Amigos Taco Tour

Friday June 1, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Moe’s Southwest Grill is celebrating the launch of its newest menu item, Three Amigos Tacos, by hitting the road for the brand’s first-ever Taco Tour—a traveling, multi-city taste-test of the authentic and bold, street-style food culture of the Southwest. On June 1st we’ll be in Atlanta to give luck...
Cost: Free

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Saturday May 26, 2018 12:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Jazz Festival, one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, will be held in Piedmont Park Memorial Day weekend, Saturday, May 26 - Sunday, May 27. The 41st annual Atlanta Jazz Festival will showcase a variety of jazz acts, from Dianne Reeves to Jon Batiste with The Dap-Kings, a...
Cost: Free

2018 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree junior

Saturday May 5, 2018 08:30 am EDT
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Peachtree junior is an event for kids of all ages. The event is designed to offer children the experience, excitement, and prestige of the AJC Peachtree Road Race. After completing the Peachtree Junior, participants are welcomed to enjoy a post-race festival...
Cost: $12-$25

Wanderlust 108: The World's Only Mindful Triathlon

Sunday April 8, 2018 07:30 am EDT
On your mat, get set, go! Wanderlust, producer of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, in partnership with adidas, brings Wanderlust 108, the world’s only mindful triathlon, back to Atlanta on April 8, 2018. Coming to the Meadow at Piedmont Park, Wanderlust’s unique triathlon consists of ...
Cost: $30-$150

2018 KIDFITSTRONG FITNESS CHALLENGE ATLANTA

Saturday March 3, 2018 10:00 am EST
The KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge is the nations largest mobile fitness event traveling from coast-to-coast dedicated to keeping kids active and healthy. At the KIDFITSTRONG Fitness Challenge, kids of all ages get the opportunity to flex their physical fitness by participating in a completion-based...
Cost: Free

Chalktivism

Sunday January 7, 2018 01:00 pm EST
Kick off the new year with "chalktivism." Guests are invited to bring their own chalk and write/draw vegan messages. 
Cost: Free

Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction Atlanta 5K Run/Walk

Saturday November 4, 2017 07:30 am EDT
Shaterproof is a national nonprofit working to fight the stigma surrounding addiction. All of the donations raised by this 5k run/walk at The Meadow in Piedmont Park will benefit the charity, supporting those who have been touched by the disease of addiction. There will be a Community Village packed...
Cost: Donations encouraged

2017 AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5k Run

Sunday October 22, 2017 11:00 am EDT
The 27th annual Atlanta AIDS Walk & 5k Run includes a community picnic with live music to follow, HIV testing, panel making for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, kite flying and more. 

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Cost: $10

Protecting Our Heroes, A Celebration of Safety and Innovation

Friday October 20, 2017 12:00 pm EDT
Former police officer Josh McQuien will conduct an exclusive Q&A regarding his nonprofit House of Heroes which works to provide housing improvements for disabled veterans. Guests will be able to explore the interactive exhibit on heroes like Josh.

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Cost: Free

Protecting Our Heroes: A Tribute To Safety and Innovation

Friday October 20, 2017 10:00 am EDT
This outdoor exhibit showcases heroes near and dear to Atlanta. Former police officer John McQuien, Atlanta's first female bomb technician and a nurse who fought Ebola in Africa will be among the heroes sharing their stories.

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Cost: Free

Atlanta Pride Festival and Parade

Friday October 13, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
The 47th annual Atlanta Pride Festival returns to celebrate all things LGBTQ as the largest Pride event in the Southeast and the largest in the country to coincide with National Coming Out Day. Events begin on Fri., Oct. 13, with the Official Atlanta Pride Kickoff at the Georgia Aquarium and will co...
Cost: Free-$90

Atlanta Rollergirls: Running Of The Bulls

Saturday October 7, 2017 11:00 am EDT
The Atlanta Rollergirls — the bulls — chase attendees to the finish line at Orpheus Brewing, where an after party with a live DJ will be held.
Cost: $15-$50

Oktoberfest in the Park

Saturday September 30, 2017 03:00 pm EDT
  Breakout your dirndls and lederhosen and head to Piedmont Park’s Legacy Fountain for an afternoon and evening of merriment. A Social Mess, Sierra Nevada and Park Tavern are teaming up to bring festivalgoers a taste of Germany, with food and drink specials galore along with games like giant Jenga...
Cost: $15-$35

September Queer Picnic

Sunday September 24, 2017 04:00 pm EDT
Rotten Peaches gathers the crew for a fall queer picnic. Play games, munch on snacks (BYO), enter to win prizes, learn about local queer advocacy organizations and chill out to This Free Life and DJ Sha.

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Cost: Free
1320 Monroe Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-382-7588
atlantapride.org