School is back in session, which means fall is right around the corner and it is time to mark your calendar for all the best post-summer events in and around Atlanta. Lucky for you, many of those events kick off in September, so you won’t have to wait long to experience some of the year’s most fun, most entertaining, and most thrilling events! Check out a few of our picks for can’t miss events and festivals in the coming months!
Inman Park Restaurant Week | September 23rd – 29th
Known as one of the hottest in-town neighborhoods, the Inman Park culinary scene continues to be a beckoning destination for foodies. Many of the restaurants are located right off of the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail, allowing patrons to easily walk or bike to any of the eateries, as well as dine with a view of the trail. Inman Park Restaurant Week is in its ninth consecutive year and includes 15 of the top restaurants in the Inman Park neighborhood. For more information, visit www.inmanparkrestaurantweek.com
Music Midtown | September 14th – 15th
Atlanta’s largest music festival, held mid-September each year at Piedmont Park, Music Midtown beckons music lovers from a range of genres. Known for its unique lineup (many will remember Elton’s John’s appearance in 2015), this year’s headliners include Travis Scott, Panic! At The Disco, Billie Eilish, and Vampire Weekend. For the full lineup and to purchase tickets, visit www.musicmidtown.com
Dragon Con | August 29th – September 2nd
Attracting over 85,000 people each year, Dragon Con is the nation’s leading multi-media and pop culture convention. Dragon Con brings the latest in science fiction and fantasy gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film. With an incredible array of Dragon Con exhibitors and vendors, attendees will experience an array of today’s most famous names. Dragon Con in Atlanta can be as much of a learning experience as it can be a shopping excursion with workshops of all types. From acting and writing, to Tai Chi and belly dancing, there is something for everyone. For information on Dragon Con, visit www.dragoncon.org
The Sleepy Hollow Experience | September 27th – November 3rd
Kicking off the season of All Hallows’ Eve, the Serenbe Playhouse presents the season’s hottest fall fright fest: The Sleepy Hollow Experience. Following five sold out seasons and recognition as one of the ‘Top Five Halloween Plays in the Country’ by American Theatre Magazine, patrons will enjoy a fresh adaptation by Serenbe Playhouse’s Brian Clowdus. This immersive Halloween experience is sure to have heads rolling. Are you afraid of the dark? No Worries! Due to popular request, we are proud to present The Sleepy Hollow Family Experience. Bring the whole family to Tarrytown and experience the retelling of this classic American ghost story in the comfort of daylight. Join the cast at a Fall Festival pre-show and during intermission. Visit www.serenbeplayhouse.com for more information and tickets.