Entries by Liz Attaway


The 3rd annual Atlanta Brunch Fest will be held on Saturday, March 10th from 12 pm – 4 pm at Atlantic Station, with VIP entry from 11 am – noon. Close to 40 restaurants will be participating in the event and they will all bring their tastiest brunch items for the crowd to sample. There will be Bloody Mary’s, mimosas, Brunch Punch, as well as a selection of beer and wine to choose from. Live music as well as everyone’s favorite, DJ Q-Tip, will get the crowd moving. The list of restaurants and menu items will be added to the website soon. This year is a little different with several levels of ticket pricing with General Admission, Bottomless Drink Tickets, and VIP. General admission covers only your entry with food and drinks extra. $15 until March 1st, $20 after, and $25 the day of the event. Bottomless Drink Tickets include all of your drinks with food tastes from all restaurants at $3. They’re $45 before March 1, $50 after, and $60 day of the event. Finally, VIP tickets include all drinks and unlimited food from the VIP tent. These run $69 before March 1, $79 after, and not available the day of the event for purchase.


Looking for a little luck of the Irish? Partygoers can make their way to Park Tavern in Piedmont Park for the 9th annual Lepre*Con 2018 presented by A Social Mess on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Hailed as the largest St. Patrick’s Day Festival in Atlanta, imbibers donning their best and most outrageous green attire can enjoy a booze-filled day with handcrafted cocktails from Jim Beam, Pinnacle Vodka, Frida Kahlo, Kill Cliff and ice-cold brews from Michelob Ultra, Bud Light, Goose Island, Shock Top and more. Beginning at 2 p.m., patrons can also rock the day away to live music and DJ performances and can nosh on local favorites including burgers, bowls, tacos, salads, sandwiches, fresh sushi and more. For ages 21, General Admission tickets are available beginning at $15 and include entry to the event and entertainment for the day.


Ramping up to release their biggest lineup to date, Imagine Music Festival, a 3-day camping electronic dance music festival in Atlanta, Georgia, has released the 2017 Official After-Movie for fans to re-live the aquatic fairytale. The 5th Anniversary of Imagine Festival will return to Atlanta Motor Speedway on September 21 through 23, 2018. One of the fastest growing festivals in the country, the 2017 festival hosted approximately 90,000 attendees over the weekend and anticipates even more guests in 2018. Located on 887 acres, with the infrastructure and amenities yet to be seen by a music and camping festival of its size in the U.S, Atlanta Motor Speedway is the ideal venue to support the rapidly growing event. “Watching the After-Movie and re-living last year has us even more excited for what’s to come in 2018,” says Iris Presents founders Glenn and Madeleine Goodhand. “If there is one word that can describe Imagine, it’s magic and with our fan’s help- we look forward to creating even more in 2018. “


For the past 14 years, thousands of music and food loving festival goers gather annually at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park to celebrate the Oyster Crawfish Festival. Bringing the taste and flair of New Orleans to Atlanta on Saturday, March 3, 2018, Park Tavern will once again serve up approximately ten thousand pounds of fresh Louisiana crawfish that are brought in the night before, making it Atlanta’s biggest crawfish festival. Conveniently located on the Atlanta BeltLine in the heart of Midtown, Park Tavern will also serve fresh, regional fried, raw, and steamed oysters, shrimp, and chicken baskets, along with Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Red Stripe, handcrafted cocktails and more. With nonstop live music performances beginning at 3 p.m., guests can enjoy eclectic sounds throughout the day, while taking in Park Tavern’s exceptional skyline views. Taking the stage at 8 p.m., the hard-hitting band out of New Orleans, Cowboy Mouth, will once again fill the headliner spot for the annual spring festival, serving up fans their unique style of ‘rock and roll gumbo’ and an unparalleled electrifying performance that promises to be unforgettable.

Mardi Gras Street Car Adventure 2018

The Mardi Gras Street Car Adventure is a themed event (costume encouraged) parading ticket goers around for an afternoon of adventure and exploration using the Atlanta Street Car (for free!). After a successful 3-years an estimated 1,500 people attending, get your tickets to tour the Atlanta historical district of Edgewood Ave, Fairly Poplar District and Centennial Olympic Park using the Streetcar, while stopping off at any of the participating bars, restaurants, and attractions. With registration at noon to 4 pm at either STATs or Sweet Auburn Curb Market, bar and restaurant particiants include Park Bar, Noni’s Bar & Deli, Corner Tavern, Dantanna’s, Bone Lick BBQ, Delightful Eatz, Harold’s Chicken & Ice Bar, Edgewood Speakeasy, Game-X, plus a TON more. Tickets are $24.50 for late admission and included an all-day wristband to ride the Atlanta Street Car ($3.00 value), complimentary New Orleans themed shots, food and drink specials, Mardi Gras beads, live music, and more. Did we mention complimentary shots? You can get those at Park Bar, Slice, Pittypat’s Porch, Noni’s, Edgewood Speakeasy, Bone Lick BBQ and too many to list here, plus there’s a ton of food and beer specials at each bar! Cheers to Mardi Gras!

Wild Heaven Beer Galentine’s Day 2018

The third annual Galentine’s Day party at Wild Heaven Beer is back Friday, February 10th from 11 to 1 pm. For $30 advance tickets ($35 at the door), enjoy 36 oz of delicious Wild Heaven Beer, brunch from Nana G’s Chicken and Waffles truck, a craft kit with instructions, and access the flower crown building station for the perfect accessory to the perfect afternoon. Space is limited, get your tickets today.