Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/29/23
Cool Down With Exciting Events in the Heart of Atlanta, Including
the Atlanta Kidney Walk, Restaurant Week, Tiny Doors Open Studio and More
Fall has arrived, and what better way to prep for the scenic season than by filling your calendar with festive happenings? This month, the 138-acre neighborhood offers an exciting lineup of ticketed and complimentary events to add to your autumn schedule. Grab your favorite fall beverage and shop from local artisans at the Creator’s Market, indulge in delectable cuisine during Atlantic Station’s Restaurant Week and take a scenic adventure at the PNC Atlanta Mile & Dash, 10 Miler & 5K. No matter the mood, Atlantic Station has a plethora of events to get you outside in this incredible weather.
The Atlantic Station October Calendar of Events includes:
Every Weekend: CREATOR’S MARKET
Located Around Atlantic Green | Every Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Every Sunday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Friday, Oct. 6, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT
Atlantic Station Creator’s Market returns this month, kicking off Sunday, Oct. 1, and recurring every Saturday (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) and Sunday (12 p.m. to 7 p.m.) in October, with the exception of Oct. 21-22. On Friday, Oct. 6, there will also be a special Friday Night Market taking place from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Shop locally and celebrate Atlanta’s unstoppable creativity. Find festive art, jewelry, couture and more, all while supporting the makers of the South. Visit here to learn more.
Sunday, Oct. 1: TAP INTO YOUR POWER: MEMBER SHOPPING EVENT AT ATHLETA
Located at Athleta | 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT
Athleta invites reward members to join Kara Flowers for an exclusive member shopping event featuring in-store styling services, exclusive discounts, 2X the loyalty points and a chance to win a luxury well-being getaway trip for two at the award-winning Miraval Resorts & Spas, plus a $2,000 Athleta gift card. Visit here to learn more.
Wednesday, Oct. 4: BIKETOBER PRESENTED BY ASAP-PLUS
Located at the Corner of 17th Street and District Ave| 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. EDT
Join ASAP-PLUS, Atlantic Station’s transportation program, to celebrate the kick-off of Biketober. Get a free bike tune-up, test ride the Edison V2 Electric Bike, grab a treat and learn more about ASAP-PLUS. Click here to learn more.
Saturday, Oct. 14: ATLANTA KIDNEY WALK
Located at Atlantic Green | 8 a.m. EDT
Join the National Kidney Foundation to celebrate kidney patients, their families and caregivers at the Atlanta Kidney Walk. This event helps fund innovative kidney disease research, advocacy and transplantation in Georgia while providing disease education, awareness and free screenings. Expect vendor booths, a DJ, games, a photographer and much more! Visit here to learn more.
Monday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 22: ATLANTIC STATION RESTAURANT WEEK
Located at Participating Restaurants + Retail Tenants
Celebrate Atlantic Station’s 18th anniversary Monday, Oct. 16 through Sunday, Oct. 22, with the third annual Restaurant Week. This culinary adventure features delectably curated and exceptionally priced prix fixe menus, exclusive deals from area retailers and much more. Visit here to learn more and see participating restaurants and retailers.
Thursday, Oct. 19 and Thursday, Oct. 26: “HOCUS POCUS” ON THE GREEN
Located at Atlantic Green | 7 p.m. EDT
Screen on the Green returns just in time for the spooky season with “Hocus Pocus” on Thursday, Oct. 19, and “Hocus Pocus 2” on Thursday, Oct. 26. Bring your blankets or chairs and choose your own place to sit on the lawn for a bewitching experience you won’t forget. Visit here to learn more.
Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22: PNC ATLANTA MILE and DASH, 10 Miler & 5K
Located at Atlantic Green | Saturday, October 21, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Sunday, October 22, 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT
Join Atlantic Station for one of Atlanta’s most popular running and walking events, the PNC Atlanta Mile & Dash, 10 Miler & 5K hosted by the Atlanta Track Club. This year will begin with the new youth events Mile (for ages 6-14) and Dash (for ages six and under) on Oct. 21. After the youth event, participants and their families can shop for merch and grab bibs for the 10 Miler & 5K races on Oct. 22. Starting and ending at Atlantic Station, the 10 Miler & 5K take participants through Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood. Visit here to learn more.
Saturday, Oct. 21: TINY DOORS OPEN STUDIO
Located at the Tiny Doors Studio | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT
Come check out the Tiny Doors ATL studio and meet artist Karen Anderson Singer on the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Inspired by street art conversations in Atlanta, Singer began creating custom 7-inch Tiny Doors in 2014 that celebrate, reflect and respect their surrounding communities. Stop by to see works in progress, shop exclusive Tiny Doors merch and view the retired door gallery! Visit here to learn more.
Ongoing: ANGRY CRAB SHACK WEEKLY SPECIALS
Located at Angry Crab Shack
Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service restaurant specializing in seafood and boils with bold Asian-Cajun flavors, introduces a new mouthwatering lineup of weekly specials. Featuring Mixology Mondays ($10 cocktails), Takeoff Tuesdays (half-off appetizers and $8, $12 and $14 Herradura margaritas), Wine Down Wednesdays (half-price bottles of wine) and Tasty Thursdays (half-off appetizers, $8 Bacardi cocktails and $15 Bacardi buckets), Angry Crab shack invites everyone to enjoy its new and enticing specials. Visit here for more information on Angry Crab Shack.
Upcoming:CIRQUE DU SOLEIL “ECHO”
Located at the Pinnacle Lot | Times Vary
Tickets are now on sale for Cirque Du Soleil’s return to the Heart of Atlanta! Kicking off Nov. 5 and running through Jan. 21, Cirque Du Soleil’s “ECHO” brings new and surprising twists to its big top magic with a story about evolution and the symbiotic unions that our future depends on. Visit here to learn more and get your tickets now.