Atlanta events February 2019. Things to do in Atlanta.

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Atlanta events February 2019

Fly Fishing Show

February 1 - 2, 2019
26.4 miles NE
The Fly Fishing Show has casting demonstrations, films, classes, celebrity speakers, fly-tying materials, rods, and reels at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth. The International Fly Fishing Film Festival (IF4) on Friday evening requires a separate ticket.

Wine weekend

February 1 - 2, 2019
72 miles NE
Athens Wine Weekend includes a chef reception Friday evening; seminars, a grand tasting, and a gourmet dinner Saturday; and a brunch Sunday at The Classic Center in Athens.

Valentine’s glass blowing

February 1 - 24, 2019
7 miles east
Register for the $50 Heart Paperweight Class to learn about glass blowing safety and then make a heart-shaped glass paperweight with instructor guidance at Decatur Glassblowing for age 10+ with a parent. It must cool for two days before you can take it home.

Winter beer festival

February 2, 2019 (1 to 5 p.m.)
2.9 miles north
Sample 150 beers, hear live music, and play games at Atlanta Winter Beer Fest at Atlantic Station.

Modern pop festival

February 2 - 3, 2019
3 miles NE
International Pop Overthrow (IPO) is a cutting-edge pop and rock music festival that brings dozens of the latest bands to Red Light Cafe with low ticket prices.

Classical music

February 3, 2019 (4 p.m.)
5 miles NE
Bach Bowl is a performance of solo and chamber music by Johann Sebastian Bach on Super Bowl Sunday in the Schwartz Center at Emory University. Free.

Fake wedding

February 7, 2019 (7 p.m.)
14.2 miles NE
Attend an emotional wedding ceremony, have a drink and appetizers (included), and dance at a reception while you check out wedding vendors in action at The Big Fake Wedding Atlanta at Factory Atlanta in Chamblee. No gift required!


February 7 - 10, 2019
26 miles north
Game-o-Rama features board-game tournaments, demonstrations of new games, and a flea market of games at Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta.

Anime convention

February 8 - 10, 2019
0.2 miles NE
Seishun Con celebrates Japanese animation, manga, and culture with celebrity guests, panels, vendors, and workshops at Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

Home show

February 8 - 10, 2019
27 miles NE
See the latest home improvement products and services offered by 70 companies at the North Atlanta Home Show at Infinite Energy Center in Duluth. Repeats in Oct.

Mardi Gras in Midtown

February 9, 2019 (7 p.m.)
2 miles north
Midtown Mardi Gras Block Party “includes New Orleans themed comp shots” plus food & drink specials at 17 bars and clubs, beginning at 57 13th Street NE for age 21+.

Oyster festival

February 9, 2019 (1 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Oysterfest has live music with oysters, fried shrimp, and beverages for sale at the Park Tavern for age 21+.

Big Band Night

February 9, 2019 (8 p.m.)
5 miles NE
Tickets to Big Band Night in the Schwartz Center at Emory University are cheap, and they’re completely free if you go to the box office in person. Limit 4.

Valentine’s Day cemetery tour

February 9 - 10, 2019
2 miles SE
The one-hour Love Stories of Oakland tour recounts the loves, lives, and losses of former Atlantans at Oakland Cemetery.

Valentine’s Day burlesque

February 12, 2019 (9 p.m.)
3 miles NE
Hearts & Heartbreakers is a sultry striptease variety show with 10 acts by Syrens of the South that may include burlesque, singers, acrobats, jugglers, and aerialists at the Red Light Cafe for age 18+.

Valentine’s Day dinner

February 14, 2019
Atlanta area
OpenTable lists restaurants in greater Atlanta that offer special menus for Valentine’s Day.

Romantic music in a mansion

February 14, 2019 (5:30 p.m.)
2.3 miles north
Orchestra Noir brings you Black-Tie Valentine’s, beginning with a pre-concert soirée, fine wine, and champagne, then a concert with string orchestra, opera, and a solo violin, and after intermission, a saxophone jazz quartet playing “the most romantic smooth R&B tunes ever composed” at The Wimbish House.

Valentine’s Day garden party

February 14, 2019 (7 to 11 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Let romance bloom with an elegant evening of live entertainment, dancing, appetizers, dessert, and cocktails from a cash bar at Valentines in the Garden, with orchids on display at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Valentine’s Day burlesque

February 14, 2019
3 miles NE
“Celebrate the things in life we love to love” at Just Can't Quit You, a sultry striptease variety show at the Red Light Cafe for age 18+.

Valentine’s Day comedy dinner

February 14, 2019 (7:30 p.m.)
18.6 miles NE
Lover’s Night & Comedy combines a comedy show with a dinner of steak, lobster, salad, and dessert at Atlanta Comedy Theater in Norcross for age 21+. They require a two-drink minimum purchase per person or $15 fee. To buy tickets, click the photo on the bottom of the page.

Valentine’s Day Ball

February 14, 2019 (7 p.m.)
21.2 miles east
Valentine’s Day Ball has Motown-infused music performed by a live band, dancing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a no-host bar at AEI StartUp Factory in Lithonia.

Valentine’s Day improv

February 14 - 15, 2019
1.5 miles SE
The Valentine’s Day Show offers adult humor about the ups and downs of love based on audience suggestions at Dad’s Garage, 559 Ezzard Street.

Valentine’s Day getaway

February 14 - 16, 2019
44 miles NE
Lanier Islands resort is offering a romantic package that includes chocolate, dinner, a room, and breakfast for $259 to $299.

Science-fiction convention

February 15 - 17, 2019
9.4 miles south
AnachroCon is about Steampunk, science, history, music, classic sci-fi literature, and amazing costumes at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Airport. The 2019 theme is Time Travelers’ Ball.

Tiki convention

February 15 - 17, 2019
9.8 miles NE
Dress Hawaiian for Atlanta’s Tiki Weekend, a $99 event that includes ukulele music, a tiki bar tour, classes, contests, panel discussions, entertainment, and vendors at Atlanta Marriott Century Center. Sunday is sold out.

Bar tour

February 16, 2019 (noon)
1 mile west
Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure is a tour of 40 bars and restaurants on the streetcar route, including a streetcar pass, free shots, and food & drink specials.

Run in your underwear

February 16, 2019 (12 to 4 p.m.)
9.5 miles north
Run through the streets without pants at 2 p.m. to support charity in Cupid’s Undie Run, with a party before and after at Big Sky Buckhead for age 21+.

Fresh “Peter Pan”

February 21 - 22, 2019 (8 p.m.)
12.1 miles north
Peter and the Starcatcher is a funny prequel to Peter Pan, featuring a boy and a girl in a madcap adventure “filled with music, mermaids, mayhem, and magic” at ACT3 Productions in Sandy Springs.

Ticket deal $14

1930s jive musical

February 21 - 22, 2019 (7:30 p.m.)
(18.6 miles NW)
Have a “foot stomping, swinging Jive, good time as you sing along to the hep sounds” of The Cotton Club Revue, a musical review set in 1930s to 1940s Harlem, at Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square.

Ticket deal $23


February 21 - 23, 2019
108 miles south
Watch cowboys and cowgirls compete in riding, roping, racing, steer wrestling, and bull fighting at Georgia National Rodeo in Perry.

Broadway rock musical

February 21 - 24, 2019
8.5 miles SW
Next to Normal is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a modern family struggling to deal with bipolar disorder, at The Windmill Arts Center in East Point.

Ticket deal $20

Jewish film festival

February 21 - 26, 2019
Atlanta locations
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival shows films from around the world that explore themes of Jewish life, culture, and history. Vote for your favorites and see guest filmmakers, actors, authors, and academics.

Classic American drama

February 21 - March 3, 2019
37 miles NE
Tennessee Williams won a Pulitzer Prize for A Streetcar Named Desire, set in the steamy New Orleans’ French Quarter and featuring conflict between fragile Blanche and temperamental brute Stanley, live in Buford.

Ticket deal $15

Cocktail party

February 22, 2019 (7:30 to 10 p.m.)
2.5 miles NW
A ticket to Works of HeART Benefit includes an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a cupcake station, and a silent art auction at Westside Cultural Arts Center to support charity.

Superhero show

February 22, 2019 (7:30 p.m.)
27 miles NE
Watch super heroes battle super villains to save the world in action-packed, acrobatic, pyrotechnic Marvel Universe Live at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth.

Ticket deal $46 to $55

Romantic comedy

February 22 - 24, 2019
17.3 miles NW
A movie turned musical, The Wedding Singer is a fun romantic comedy featuring a score straight out of the 1980s pop songbook at Jennie T. Anderson Theater in Marietta.

Ticket deal $15 to $27

Black history parade

February 23, 2019 (1 p.m.)
0.6 miles SE
Black History Month Parade [website has sound] features marching bands, entertainers, and dignitaries. It begins at Hurt Park and ends at the north end of Centennial Olympic Park. Free.

Mardi Gras Ball

February 23, 2019
1.7 miles south
Atlanta Mardi Gras Ball is a dress-up dance party “with live entertainment, food, drinks, and vendors” at the Ivy Center. You are allowed to bring your own bottle.

Black history tour

February 23, 2019
2 miles SE
The city of Atlanta leads an African-American History Tour of important graves at Oakland Cemetery. Register attendees one at a time on the website. Free.

Mardi Gras bar crawl

February 23, 2019 (6 p.m.)
3 miles NE
Beads & Booze includes beads, food & drink specials, and a drink at multiple bars within walking distance in Virginia Highlands.

Polar Plunge

February 23, 2019 (1 p.m.)
32.6 miles NW
Watch pledges run into the frigid lake for charity at the Polar Plunge at Acworth Beach. It begins with live music, food, and fire pits at 11 a.m.

Oyster festival

February 23 - 24, 2019
1.7 miles north
Oysterfest has live music with oysters, lobster bisque, and beverages for sale at Peachtree Street & 12th Street. Requires age 21+ ID.

Snow sports

February 23 - 24, 2019
45 miles NE
Play in the snow, ice skate, do snow tubing, go on hayrides and carnival rides, and visit the fire pits during License to Chill Snow Island at Lanier Islands.

Taste of Italy

February 24, 2019 (3 to 5 p.m.)
14.6 miles north
A ticket to Discover Italy Wine & Food Festival includes unlimited tastings of Italian wine and food during a walk-around style event at Vino Venue in Dunwoody.

Car racing

February 24, 2019
28 miles south
The stars of NASCAR race 500 miles in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Girls’ soccer drama

February 27 - March 3, 2019
3 miles NE
The Wolves keeps you on the edge of your seat” says The New York Times, as a team of women warriors overcomes obstacles on and off the field in a smart and funny play at Horizon Theatre.

Ticket deal $15

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