Cool Things To Do In Atlanta In July
July starts off with a bang (literally) with tons of places to see amazing fireworks. Then check out even more cool things to do in July in Atlanta.
- Celebrate the Fourth of July in one of these fun places: Stone Mountain Park’s Fantastic Fourth Celebration (July 1-7). Six Flags Over Georgia’s July 4th Fest (July 3-6). Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration (July 4). Georgia Aquarium’s Red White & Brew (July 4). East Point’s Salute to the Red, White and Blue (July 4).
- Lace up for the AJC Peachtree Road Race, which follows a 10K course from Buckhead. July 4.
- Atlanta’s own Grammy-nominated Soul/R&B singer/songwriter Anthony David will perform at Venkman’s from his latest album. July 5.
- The Wow! Afro Festival features African music, food, drinks, fashion, games and art. July 6.
- The Atlanta Shortsfest shows films than run fewer than 45 minutes from a variety of genres at Synchronicity Theatre. July 11-13.
- The Atlanta Pancake & Booze Art Show features a traveling exhibition of 100 artists, pancakes, live music, body painting and multimedia displays at Georgia Freight Depot. July 12.
- Atlanta Comic Con celebrates comic books, toys, celebrity guests, comic creators, cosplay, panels and more at the Georgia World Congress Center. July 12-14.
- Southern-Fried Gaming Expo brings 250 arcade and pinball games, tabletop games, vendors, speakers, movies and a tournament to Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel. July 12-14.
- Circo Hermanos Vazquez brings acrobats, dancers, clowns and human cannonballs to a tent at Plaza Fiesta. July 12-14.
- Atlanta Field Day invites you to get a team together to compete in fun outdoor contests for prizes at Historic Fourth Ward Park. July 13.
- Soirée Blanche Bastille Day celebrates Bastille Day in style with all-white cocktail attire, a rooftop fashion show, a silent auction, an open French wine bar, a French buffet and dancing at Nelson Mullins. July 13.
- The Women’s History Tour: Building Atlanta will share the stories and places that relate to several women leaders. July 13.
- The 9th Annual Atlanta BeltLine Run.Walk.Go Race series invites runners, walkers, strollers and dogs to explore different trail segments while also getting a race T-shirt. July 13.
- The Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival features tomato-based dishes and drinks from some of the South’s best chefs and mixologists at Westside Provisions District. July 14.
- AgLanta Eats is a hyper-local food festival raising money in support of Atlanta community gardens and urban farms. July 15.
- Champions of Magic brings a top hat full of magic tricks to the Fox Theatre. July 20.
- The 151st Golden Retriever Anniversary invites pups and their owners to Piedmont Park. July 20.
- RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 11 Tour brings fashion and spectacle to Center Stage. July 20.
- The BB&T Atlanta Open is a televised annual men’s tennis tournament held at Atlantic Station. July 20-28.
- The Tournament of Champions brings hundreds of teenage teams to the Georgia World Congress Center for basketball competition. July 23-25.
- Summer in the City features food, adult beverages and an auction at The Fairmont to support charity. July 24.
- The Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival offers dance and drum classes, an African-inspired craft market with food vendors and a kids’ camp. July 26-28.
- The Atlanta Ice Cream Festival brings ice cream for sale, entertainment, vendors and fitness events to Piedmont Park. July 27.
- The WIFTA Short Film Showcase, hosted by Women In Film & Television Atlanta, highlights the work of talented female filmmakers throughout the Southeast and beyond. July 29.
See your fave performers at these shows around Atlanta:
- At State Farm Arena: Hugh Jackman (July 3); The Mixtape Tour features New Kids on the Block, Salt N Pepa, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany and Naughty By Nature (July 11); and Jennifer Lopez (July 22)
- At Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood: Nelly, TLC and Flo Rida (July 24); Blink-182 & Lil Wayne (July 27)
- At Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park: Boyz II Men (July 5); Mary J Blige and Nas (July 16); Earth, Wind & Fire (July 24)
- At The Tabernacle: Eric B. and Rakim (July 5); The Try Guys’s show Legends of The Internet (July 23); and comedian Amanda Seales’s Smart, Funny & Black show (July 27)
Get to know Atlanta, and discover the best things to do around the city.