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Discover Atlanta’s Anticipated 2024 Highlights

Atlanta has many new things on tap in 2024. Here’s what’s coming up. 


Nathalie Stutzmann at the Atlanta Symphony Orchesta. (Photo by Jeff Roffman)

Atlanta is home to the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre, with many more arts and culture venues offering the very best in exhibitions and performances. Here are some highlights: 

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

ASO music director Nathalie Stutzmann and Grammy Award-winning soprano Renee Fleming will perform music from Richard Strauss at Atlanta Symphony Hall April 11-13, 2024.  

Rialto Center for the Arts

On Feb. 10, 2024, two-time Oscar and two-time Grammy winner Peabo Bryson will present “A Whole New World” at the Rialto Center for the Arts.

Alliance Theatre

The Alliance Theatre will stage “The Preacher’s Wife,” May 11-June 9. 

The Fox Theatre

Home to Broadway in Atlanta, The Fox Theatre will start the year with “Hamilton,” Jan. 30-Feb. 25, followed by “Beetlejuice,” March 19-24; “Shrek,” April 6 and 7; ”Six,” April 16-21; “To Kill a Mockingbird,” May 7-12; “Les Miserables,” June 4-9, and “Funny Girl,” July 30-Aug. 4.

High Museum of Art

The High, the jewel in Atlanta’s visual arts scene, will present “Hear Me Now: The Old Potters of Edgefield, South Carolina.” Feb. 16-May 12. 


Michelin Guide Atlanta 2023 (Photo by BFA)

Return in 2024 and dine at one of the Michelin Guide Atlanta restaurants, just announced in October. Check out the list of MICHELIN Star Restaurants, Bib Gourmands and Recommended Restaurants and start making your reservations.


Signia by Hilton Atlanta in the heart of the city. (Photo by Andrew Clark)

Signia by Hilton Atlanta, the city’s largest Downtown, ground-up hotel development in 40 years, opens in January 2024. The hotel’s eight food and beverages offerings center around Georgia’s Southern history. The 976-room hotel will introduce a three full-service restaurants and three bars. Highlights include Capolinea, an Italian-inspired kitchen; Nest on Four, an upscale sports bar; Homespun, a Southern breakfast destination; Highball, a pool bar featuring craft cocktails and Southern picnic favorites. There also will be in-room dining and Club Signia, a private lounge. The variety of food and beverage offerings complement the hotel’s more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space and world-class amenities. 


There’s always a festival going on and one of the nation’s most popular festivals, Dragon Con, returns Aug. 29 through Sept. 2. The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival returns Sept. 12–14. Check out Atlanta’s festivals and plan for a good time.

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Lenox Square in Buckhead has a variety of shopping options.

Atlanta welcomes three new retailers to Lenox Square in 2024: fashion shops The Webster, Moncler and Maje. Also at Lenox, the Gucci store will be expanded. Across the street at Phipps Plaza, the new year will bring high-end fashion shops Christian Louboutin, Celine and Hermes. 


Atlanta is widely considered the capital of college football – with good reason. In 2024, the Aug. 31 Aflac Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will pit the University of Georgia Bulldogs against the Clemson University Tigers. On the heels of that, the Cricket Celebration Bowl, a showdown between the Southwestern Athletic Conference and the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, will occur at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Dec. 16. As sure as the fourth down follows the third, the traditional Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, featuring winning teams from the 2024 season, will occur at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on New Year’s Day 2025.

Professional golf’s TOUR Championship tees off Aug. 29 and plays through Sept. 2, 2024, at East Lake Golf Club.

Bring on the Babies

Nangka is one of the newest members at the Zoo Atlanta.

Zoo Atlanta welcomed two youngsters in 2023. Both should be out and about in 2024. Western Lowland gorilla Willie B. III was born in April to mom, Shalia. He is the first offspring of Willie B. Jr and a grandson of the legendary late Willie B.

Nangka, a male Sumatran orangutan, was born in May and came to Zoo Atlanta from the Sacramento Zoo to be cared for by adoptive mom Madu after his birth mother did not provide appropriate care.

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Journalist Carol Carter writes and edits for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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