Things to do this weekend in metro Atlanta | June 7-9, 2024

If you are looking for something to eat or listen to this weekend, we've got you covered. Fans of the theater and live performances will want to check out the annual Fringe Festival. If you are willing to take a bit of a drive, head to Blairsville for the annual Scottish Festival or if you are a Ringer, head to Roswell to cath the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. 

Midnight Market ATL

  • What: An all-night happy hour for foodies who love to eat, drink, and dance.
  • When: June 7 & 8 from 6 p.m. - 12 a.m.
  • Where: Atlantic Station
  • Tickets range from $25 to $75.
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Rolling Stones: Hackney Diamonds '24

  • What: The legendary Rolling Stones are bringing their Hackney Diamonds '24 tour to Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
  • When: 7:30 p.m. June 7
  • Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
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A Taste of Black Gwinnett

  • What: Food samples from local Black-owned restaurants.
  • When: 5-10 p.m. June 7
  • Where: Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center, 10 College St. NW, Norcross
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Georgia Celebrates Quilts

  • What: Georgia Celebrates Quilts is Georgia's largest juries and judged quilt show with over 300 quilts by artists from all over Georgia.
  • When: June 6-8
  • Where: Cobb County Civic Center, Marietta
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Courtesy of Georgia Loves Quilts

Sesame Street The Musical

  • What: Experience Sesame Street on stage, written, directed, and produced by Jonathan Rockefeller. Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, and other Sesame Street favorites in their very own musical.
  • When: Now through Aug. 4
  • Where: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. NW, Atlanta
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First Friday Concert with The Wildflowers

  • What: The Wildflowers perform during the First Friday Concert.
  • When: 7 to 9 p.m. June 7
  • Where: 4316 Church St., Tucker
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He Is Legend Presents: I Am Hollywood

  • What: He Is Legend performs with Johnny Booth, Codeseven, and The Seafloor Cinema at The Loft.
  • When: 7 p.m. June 7
  • Where: The Loft, 1374 W. Peachtree St. NW
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WATCH: He Is Legend's Schuylar Croom talks about upcoming show in Atlanta

Chamblee Concert Series

  • What: The summer concert series kicks off with Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience.
  • When: 6:30 p.m. June 7
  • Where: 3518 Broad Street, Chamblee
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GRIP: A Cirque Show

  • What: A modern circus feature Akrosphere aerialists.
  • When: June 7-9
  • Where: Lawrenceville Arts Center, 175 N. Clayton St., Lawrenceville
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Belmont Stakes Watch Party

  • What: Watch the final leg of horse racing's annual Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, from 5 to 9 p.m.
  • When: 4 p.m. June 8
  • Where: ASW Whiskey Exchange, 1000 White St. SW
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Fulton County Summer Fest

  • What: The 2024 Summer Fest features over 40 community-based organizations, several Fulton County departments, a live DJ, musical performances, and more. Families can enjoy a free day of fun and food while receiving information on health literacy, wellness, and behavioral health.
  • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8
  • Where: Fulton County Health & Human Services Center
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Beyoncé Drag Brunch: Cowboy Carter Edition

  • What: Drag Brunch dedicated to Beyoncé, featuring hits from her most recent album, Cowboy Carter, and more.
  • When: 12:30 p.m. June 9
  • Where: City Winery
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Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus

  • What: The Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus celebrates Pride Month with a performance at the Children's Museum of Atlanta.
  • When: 11 a.m. June 8
  • Where: Children's Museum of Atlanta
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Bourbon and Brisket Festival

  • What: Local barbecue, brisket and other food. Bourbon from Premier events. Live music and fun for the whole family.
  • When: 1-7 p.m. June 8
  • Where: The Battery Atlanta
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Civil War History Day 

  • What: Civil War living historians and music. Sewing demonstrations, beekeeper and leather stamper.
  • When: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8
  • Where: Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History, Cherokee Street NW, Kennesaw
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Virginia-Highland Summerfest

  • What: The Virginia-Highland Summerfest returns for its 39th year with a weekend of fun, including fine art, crafts, live music, a 5K run, and children's activities.
  • When: June 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Kickoff party 6-9 p.m. June 7)
  • Where: John C Howell Park, 797 Virginia Ave. NE, Atlanta
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12th Annual Atlanta Fringe Festival

  • What: The Atlanta Fringe Festival features live improv comedy, theatre, puppetry, storytelling, circus arts, and more by indie artists. With 28 artists, 7 venues, and over 100 performances, there’s something for everyone.
  • When: June 3-9
  • Where: 7 Stages Theatre, 1105 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta
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WATCH: Atlanta Fringe Festival returns with multiple performances, festival and more

Gwinnett Pride

  • What: Gwinnett Pride festival with live music and DJs, food and drinks, and local vendors.
  • When: Noon to 7 p.m. June 8
  • Where: Thrasher Park, 93 Park Drive, Norcross
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Panda Family NightCrawler Overnight

  • What: Spend the night at Zoo Atlanta with a panda-themed family event, including exploring the zoo after hours with an Educator guide.
  • When: June 7-8, from 6 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave SE
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Lord of the Rings Trilogy at Aurora Cineplex

  • What: Watch Peter Jackson’s award-winning "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy," including "The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King."
  • When: June 8, from 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Aurora Cineplex, 5100 Commerce Parkway, Roswell
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Blairsville Scottish Festival Highland Games

  • What: Family event featuring Scottish games, vendors, food and beverages, and live entertainment.
  • When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 8-9
  • Where: Blairsville
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Kat Hasty & Maggie Antone: The Lonestars & Lovers Tour

  • What: Antone is a rising voice in country alternative music, and Hasty has been singing and writing music since childhood.
  • When: 9:15 p.m. June 8
  • Where: Eddie's Attic, Decatur
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Kevin Hart

  • What: Actor and comedian Kevin Hart brings his Acting My Age tour to the Buckhead Theatre.
  • When: 8 p.m. June 9
  • Where: Buckhead Theatre, 3110 Roswell Road
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Juneteenth Family Festival

  • What: Junteenth Family Festival featuring live music, food vendors, children's storytelling, free tours, vendor market, libations ceremony and more.
  • When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15
  • Where: Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta
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Malcolm-Jamal Warner

  • What: Poetry vs. Hip-Hop Father's Day edition with Malcolm-Jamal Warner
  • When: 7:30 p.m. June 16
  • Where: City Winery, 650 North Avenue NE., Atlanta
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