Top 10 things to do this weekend

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The SkyView Atlanta is Located at the South end of Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta.

 Friday

Gipsy Kings

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Grammy Award winning Gipsy Kings when they play Chastain Park Amphitheater on August 15, featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo.  Opening act is Ole’ Boys. Tickets as low as $35. 


Saturday

National Roller Coaster Day

In honor of this special day, Six Flags will feature all of its 11 world-class roller coasters on social media and pick a special rider at each coaster to be a part of the social media post.  Their social media team will be all over the park in search of the most enthusiastic rider on each coaster! 

SkyView Atlanta & Noosa Yohgurt:  2-6 p.m.

Noosa Yoghurt will be visiting Atlanta to celebrate the Aussie culture with the Atlanta community.  They will pick up the tab for the first 500 people to visit the Noosa flag at the base of SkyView Atlanta.  The Noosa team will also give out samples and other fun summer swag.

Motley Crue with Alice Cooper

Motley Crue is due to embark on their Final Tour before they retire in 2015.  Alice Cooper will join them at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.

Ruggest Maniac Obstacle Race

How about a day filled with 25 epic obstacles, rockin’ music, and plenty of beer?  The race includes a 3-mile course where you’ll climb towers of shipping containers, rocket down a 50’ water slide, bounce on trampolines, crawl through underground tunnels, leap over fire, and more.  Plus, you can party with thousands of other maniacs in a day-long festival where you can ride mechanical bulls, play in adult-bouncy houses, and dance in the foam pit. 

Decatur BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival

Don’t miss Decatur’s 14th annual BBQ, Blues, and Bluegrass Festival at Harmony Park.  BBQ from Fox Brothers, Black Tie BBQ, Williamson Brothers BBQ, and Sweet Auburn BBQ will be featured and cold beer will be flowing! 

 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Atlanta Celeb Fest

The mission of Atlanta Celeb Fest is to create high-quality celebrity event in order to help raise awareness of community needs in Atlanta.  Events range from a golf tournament to celebrity basketball games to an awards gala.  Entertainment from the Jacksons and Danny Glover will be included! 


Friday & Saturday

All 4 Kids Consignment Sale Roswell

This is Metro Atlanta’s biggest and best children’s consignment sales!  Shoppers will be lined up with baskets in tow, ready to collect bargains galore including clothes, toys, books, bikes, shoes, linens and more!  Customers can donate $5 towards missions to enter the sale one hour prior to the public on opening morning. 

Atlanta BBQ Festival

The 6th Annual Bar-B-Q Festival is turning up the flavor in the world of BBQ.  Whether you love Texas, Carolina, Memphis, St. Louis, or Kentucky style, this festival is the crossroads of BBQ!  Enjoy different styles, cooking techniques, and flavors of BBQ in a 2-day celebration of America’s biggest backyard pastime. 

 

 Saturday & Sunday

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

The 5th Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival is a 2-day outdoor event with an emphasis on the visual arts and family fun.  The event will feature 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork, glass blowers, jewelers, and crafters.  There will also be artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, a Street Market, children’s play area, and festival foods and beverages with healthy alternatives. 

 

 

 

 


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