Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/1/24

Experience Lively Events in the Heart of Atlanta, Including the Black History Month Movie Series, 
Lunar New Year Festival, Hello Kitty Café Truck and More!

Food, festivals and returning fan-favorites – What’s not to love? Throughout February, Atlantic Station offers a diverse lineup of activities in celebration of Black History Month, Lunar New Year and the season of love. Ring in the Year of the Dragon with the Lunar New Year Lantern Show and Festival, celebrate Black History Month with the Black History Month Movie Series, say hello to the Hello Kitty Café Truck or pork out at the 12th annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival. With experiences you’re sure to love, plan a visit to the Heart of Atlanta for a delightful lineup of ticketed and complementary events this February.

Atlantic Station’s February Calendar of Events includes:

Through Monday, Feb. 12: LUNAR NEW YEAR LANTERN SHOW
Located at Atlantic Green | 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. EDT
Experience an enchanting celebration of Lunar New Year featuring lights, music and visuals at the top of every hour from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the Atlantic Green. The nightly show features a beautifully designed, 90-foot-long dragon with over 25,000 lights, known as a Chinese symbol of good fortune, emerging from a cloud of fog near Atlantic Green and over 400 red lanterns illuminating the area for a special lantern show to honor the spiritual tradition that celebrates the reunion of loved ones. Visit here to learn more.

Throughout February: OVERTIME ELITE GAMES
Located at OTE Arena | 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. EDT
Experience thrilling basketball matchups amongst the nation’s top amateur players at Overtime Elite. Launched in 2021, OTE is an alternative option for young players aspiring to make it to the NBA, offering star athletes state-of-the-art training facilities, personalized education, media training and more. Throughout the season, experience exciting activities, including special performances, celebrity guests, surprise giveaways and more! See below for the February schedule and purchase tickets here.
Game Schedule: Thursday, Feb. 1, Friday, Feb. 2, Friday, Feb. 9, Saturday, Feb. 10, Thursday, Feb. 15, Friday, Feb. 16

Thursday, Feb. 8 & Thursday, Feb. 22: BLACK HISTORY MONTH MOVIE SERIES
Located at Atlantic Green | 7 p.m. EDT
Celebrate Black History Month with epic, educational and iconic films! “The Color of Friendship” (2000), a tale about friendship, understanding and the importance of embracing diversity, screens on Thursday, Feb. 8. and “Remember the Titans” (2000), a film that explores the power of unity and triumph over racial divisions through the lens of a high school football team, screens on Thursday, Feb. 22. Bring blankets or chairs and choose a place to sit on the Atlantic Green lawn.
Thursday, Feb. 8 — “The Color of Friendship” (2000)
Thursday, Feb. 22 — “Remember the Titans” (2000)

Located at Atlantic Green | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT
Join the Heart of Atlanta in honoring Lunar New Year with a festival full of traditional rituals and fun for the entire family. The festivities include a mesmerizing Lion Dance, a captivating Kung Fu/Tai Chi performance, a symbolic craft station, a numerologist who will make predictions based on your birthdate and much more. Visit here to learn more.

Located at West District Avenue | 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. EDT
The iconic Hello Kitty Café Truck returns to Atlantic Station. Come say hello and pick up some delicious Hello Kitty-themed treats and merch while supplies last! Please note that the Hello Kitty Café Truck accepts only credit and debit card payments. Visit here to learn more.

Saturday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 18 & Saturday, Feb. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 25: THE SISTAH SHOP BLACK HISTORY MONTH MARKET
Located at Suite 14125 | Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. EDT
Join The Sistah Shop at the #ShopWithSistahs Black History Month Market for an unforgettable shopping experience in the 30363. Celebrating Black History and Black Business, the market will feature over 40 Black woman-owned brands, live music, giveaways, a hot chocolate bar and much more! Visit here to learn more.

Located at Pinnacle Lot | 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. EDT
Indulge in a barbeque feast at the 12th annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival at the Pinnacle Lot! Spend the day outdoors soaking up the pleasures true Southerners live by: beer, bourbon, barbeque, biscuits and bluegrass! The VIP early entry begins at noon, while general admission starts at 2 p.m. Tickets include a souvenir glass and, most importantly, all-you-can-taste samples. Visit here to learn more and purchase tickets.