5 things to do: Naughty vs. Nice Parade - November 22 2017

A few ways to kick back before getting trampled in the Black Friday madness.

Wednesday November 22, 2017 09:35 pm EST

Naughty vs. Nice Parade

Ponce City Market - 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E. Atlanta, GA 30308 Free. 10:30 a.m.

Are you naughty or nice? It's time to choose a team! The Grinch is on a mission to SLAY-ride along the Atlanta BeltLine. If you're feeling naughty, the public is invited to meet him at 10:30 a.m. with raucous brass/hip-hop band John Boy + Surround Sound and his merry band of misfits in tow, and follow the Green Grand Marshall as he leads community participants with LED balloons from Krog Street all the way down the Beltline to Ponce City Market. Feeling kinder? March with Santa instead on team nice! The parade will culminate with a grand finale arrival at The Shed at Ponce City Market for the official holiday kickoff at noon.

Black Friday Beer Bonanza

Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar - 900 Avalon Boulevard Alpharetta, GA 30009 Free. 11 a.m.

Head to Barleygarden to celebrate the annual release of Goose Island's Bourbon County stout. Also in the beer lineup are cans from Wicked Weed and the launch of Meridian Hive's mead cans.

Sip and Shop ATL

Level V Atlanta - 2101 Tula Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30309 $10-$75. 11 a.m.

Hosted in Atlanta's most posh venues, Sip & Shop ATL works to create pop-up markets, seminars, conferences and expos that connects the public to high quality products and services by small companies.

UnoTheActivist, ThouxanBanFauni, Warhol.SS

The Masquerade, 75 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.W. Atlanta, GA 30303 $18. 7 p.m.

UnoTheActivist and ThouxanBanFauni perform with special guest Warhol.SS.

Who's Bad (Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience)

City Winery - 650 North Ave. Atlanta, GA 30308 $20-$45. 9:30 p.m.

The longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band will perform Who's Bad's live as a unrivaled celebration of pop music's king - Michael Jackson.

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