Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/15/22
Divas Drag Brunch, Lana Turner Foundation’s Ride for a Cure, Atlanta Wine Walk, Mimosa Fest & More
Live! at The Battery – the entertainment destination located in the heart of The Battery Atlanta – announces its events lineup for May, June and July 2022, plus ongoing happenings like Girls Night Out, Freedom Friday and Silent Saturday.
Divas Drag Brunch (Saturday, May 21, 11am-2pm) – Presented by SADBrunch, Sports & Social – the one-of-a-kind sports bar, gaming parlor and social lounge at Live! at the Battery – is hosting its first ever Drag Brunch. The 21+ ticketed event will feature special guests Mhi-ya Iman LePaige from Miami, Katrina Colby and Drew Friday. Tickets here include reserved seating and mimosas, and attendees can order items from a special brunch menu, including the likes of Chicken & Waffles with fried chicken strips, toasted waffle, honey lemon butter, sliced strawberries, mint & syrup and Stuffed French Toast with a sweet mascarpone cheese filling and topped with strawberry compote & powdered sugar.
LTF Ride for a Cure (Sunday, May 22, Noon-3pm) – The Lana Turner Foundation and brothers Brit and Richard Turner of Blackberry Smoke are teaming up with Live! at The Battery to help raise funds for art, music and storytelling programs for children experiencing pediatric cancer at LTF Ride for a Cure. Starting at 11am, bikers will meet at New Realm Brewery in Atlanta, Eaglerider in Marietta, Falcons Fury HD in Conyers or Rocc’s Pub in Jasper and ride over to Live! at The Battery for live music, bourbon, BBQ, games, prizes, merch and more beginning at noon. Single Rider and Rider + Passenger tickets are available here.
Atlanta Wine Walk (Saturday, June 4, 3-7pm) – Marking the event of the summer, Live! at The Battery will welcome Atlantans and visitors alike to uncork and unwind at their annual 21+ wine festival Atlanta Wine Walk, presented by Chateau Ste. Michelle! Alongside music from local DJ Empress Rah and a live band, festival goers will sip, taste and enjoy wines from a variety of winemakers, including Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14 Hands, Orin Swift and more, plus a few craft beers.
Attendees can also register for a Paint & Sip class when purchasing tickets and will be able to shop items from locally owned businesses like Dress Up at The Battery, YogaSix, DOPE Coffee and more, and order bites from food trucks onsite. With a portion of ticket sales proceeds benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure – a nonprofit organization that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, five-day journey to Walt Disney World® for children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families – general admission tickets are $35 and include a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited wine tastes. VIP tickets are $70 and include a souvenir tasting glass, unlimited wine tastes, an elevated buffet, a swag bag and access to a VIP area, an exclusive pouring station and a photo booth.
Mimosa Fest (Sunday, July 17, 11am-3pm) – Live! at The Battery will host its first-ever Mimosa Fest, filled with specialty mimosas, live music, delicious brunch bites, games and more. Available here, general admission tickets include entry into the event and one mimosa, and VIP tickets include three mimosas, a t-shirt, access to a VIP area and entry into the event an hour early.
A one-of-a-kind place to catch sports, dine in style, sip cold beer and crafted cocktails, play games and do a bit of bull riding and line dancing, Live! at the Battery plays host to some of Atlanta’s most fun food and drink events. Ongoing happenings include Girls Night Out with food and drink specials every Thursday from 8-11pm; Freedom Friday, which welcomes military personnel, vets, first responders and public service members to skip the line, get free cover (credentials required) and enjoy drink specials once a month; and Silent Saturday, inviting guests to grab a pair of headphones and get in the groove with beats from local DJs. This August, they’ll also host Live! Brewfest with Terrapin Taproom, offering tastings of over 100 local craft beers alongside live music, games and great food. More details to come.