URBAN TREE CIDERY 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/4/20

Friday, March 27th through Sunday, March 29th

UrbanTree is turning four this year and celebrating all weekend long on March 27, 28 and 29! Join Atlanta’s first cider company for an anniversary celebration and the release of their new Pineapple cider. Plus, there will be tons of giveaways like comedy night tickets, cider swag and Atlanta United tickets. Please see here for more details.

Friday night they will be bringing back their Bottle & Board! Choose from a delicious charcuterie board paired with a 750 mL cider of your choice for $30 or a special Polynesian board with refreshing fruits, sweet toppings and a side of chocolate fondue paired with a 750 mL cider of your choice for $25!

BACK TO THE JUICE 2020

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/4/20

Saturday, March 28th at 1 pm

The Lost Druid Brewery

Modern Hops annual charity beer festival. This year will be hosted by Lost Druid Brewery in Avondale Estates and all proceeds donated to the Georgia Transplant Foundation and Bottleshare. Featuring never before in Georgia craft beer of ALL STYLES, cider, and mead.

Your ticket are $80 and gets you unlimited tastings of beer, mead, cider, kombucha.  You will also receive a collector tasting glass with your entry. Tickets can be purchased here. More information and brewery announcements here.

Food and merchandise will be available but sold separately.

4TH ANNUAL SLINGIN’ WINGS FESTIVAL – POSTPONED

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/1/20

City Springs

POSTPONED

Slingin’ Wings Festival is BACK for the 4th year for a seriously saucy wing and beer festival! Join us on TBD, for Slingin’ Wings Festival where restaurants from all over Atlanta will be slingin’ chicken wings for your tasting pleasure. Come join us for ATL’s premiere outdoor chicken wing festival!

In addition to a full day of good eats, we’ve got an awesome lineup of frosty brews, live local music, plus wing eating contests and all your favorite tailgate games. Tickets here.

General Admission Tickets are $12 and include:
• Entry to all festival areas
• Access to food vendors, live music, and bars.
• (4) Wings Vouchers to get you started (additional wings available for sale ~$1/wing)
• People’s Choice voter’s ballot

Wing Lover’s Tickets are $31 and include:
• (15) Wing Vouchers
• Slingin’ Wings Souvenir 16oz tumbler

Looking for more than a taste? Not to worry! Each restaurant will be selling additional wings (~$1/wing), plus we’ll have a variety of local Atlanta restaurants serving up their full menus (and full-sized portions) available to purchase.

2020 Participating Restaurants:
Hudson Grille Brookhaven | Taco Mac | Wild Wing Cafe | WNB Factory – Chamblee | Three Dollar Cafe Chamblee  | HOBNOB | Alcohol Infused Wings | Soul Truckin Good | Around the Way Gourmet | Rickettes world Famous chicken fish & Barbecue | Amanda’s BarbeeQue and Catering Services L.L.C | …. More To Be Announced!

Wing Contests:
Slingin’ Wing Eating Contest
Slingin’ Wing Contest (wing toss)

A portion of event proceeds will benefit Releash Atlanta, a 501c3 not for profit charitable organization that works tirelessly to save dogs from high kill shelters throughout the state of Georgia.

DAD’S GARAGE BIG STUPID PARKING LOT CARNIVAL 2020

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/1/20

Saturday, March 28th at 3 pm

Dad’s Garage

Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival is one part festival and one part theatrical weirdness that you’ll only find at Dad’s Garage. In addition to plenty of beer, rides, and delicious food, attendees will get to interact one-on-one with our improvisers in games and carnival booths like “Redneck Wine Tasting,” “Wheelchair Obstacle Course,” “Bad Caricatures,” and “Improvised Erotic Fanfiction.”

The fun and magic of improv comedy steps off the stage and into our festival, and guests of the Dad’s Garage Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival will get the chance to experience our brand of comedy in a completely new way.

2020 Carnival Ticket Tiers:

  • $12 – Merrymaker tickets include Carnival admission, rides, and all your favorite Dad’s Garage improviser-run booths. Beer and food available for purchase onsite.
  • $40 – Ringmaster tickets include everything from the Merrymaker tier, plus unlimited (UNLIMITED!!!!) beer!
  • $100 – VIP tickets include everything from Ringmaster tier, plus VIP-exclusive indoor lounge with hospitality area, bag check, private bathrooms, and a swag bag full of limited edition Carnival merchandise. Limited availability.

Ticket link here.

Park Tavern Oyster Crawfish Festival 2020

Date: Saturday, February 29th

Time:  2 pm

About: For the past 17 years, thousands of music and food loving festival goers gather annually at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park to celebrate the Oyster Crawfish Festival. Offering a day of Mardi Gras inspired fun on Saturday, February 29, 2020, Park Tavern will once again serve up approximately ten thousand pounds of fresh Louisiana crawfish that are flown in the night before along with live music from the fiercely soulful band, The Dirty Guv’Nahs, an acclaimed six-piece brotherhood from Knoxville, TN known for their electrifying rock and roll performances.  Athens, GA-based Stop Light Observations and the quirky, indie hip-hop group, Little Stranger, will get the party started and warm up the stage as guests sip on signature cocktails and cold brews from a souvenir cup and dive into platters boasting 1.5 pounds of piping hot and perfectly spiced boiled crawfish served with new potatoes, corn and sausage.  Additional festival food offerings include Bluepoint and Gulf freshly shucked oysters on the half shell, buckets of steamed oysters with drawn butter, and a fried station with fried oysters, shrimp, and chicken baskets. The Oyster Crawfish Festival begins at 2 p.m.  While the event is an ages 21 and up event, children ages 20 and under may be accompanied by a parent.  Children 12 and under do not need to purchase a ticket while young adults ages 12 and over can purchase an admission ticket for $10.  General Admission tickets are available beginning at $30 and include entry to the event and all day entertainment.  VIP tickets are available for $60 and grants access to entertainment, private bars, upscale seating, a lounge area with fireplaces, and access to premium indoor restrooms.  The event is rain or shine.

More Information:

https://www.bigtickets.com/events/parktavern/oyster-crawfish-2020

The 2020 Travel and Adventure Show Atlanta

Date: Saturday, February 29th and Sunday, March 1st

Time:  Varies by day

About: The nationally acclaimed Travel & Adventure Show is descending upon Atlanta this March for its first time ever at Cobb Galleria Centre on Saturday, February 29 and March 1, 2020.  Attendees will have an opportunity to explore endless vacation options, plan trips with travel experts, attend dozens of educational seminars with renowned experts, dive into faraway cultures at the Global Beats Stage, win trips and more.Guests will also have the opportunity to meet travel celebrities including Samantha Brown, host of PBS’s “Samantha Brown’s Places to Love”, Peter Greenberg, Emmy Award-Winning Investigative Reporter, Producer, Josh Gates, host of Discover Channel’s “Expedition Unknown”, and many more.  Advanced pricing: $9 for a one-day adult ticket / $16 for a two-day adult ticket (promotion ends February 28, 2020 at 11:59pm ET) Tickets are available starting at $12 for a one-day pass and $20 for a two-day pass on site. Active men and women in the U.S. armed forces are invited to present a military identification prior to the event or at Will Call for free admission for up to four members of their family. 

More Information:

http://travelshows.com/shows/atlanta/