Atlanta events March 2019. Things to do in Atlanta.

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Atlanta events March 2019

Tiny house festival

March 1 - 3, 2019
86 miles SE
Georgia Tiny House Festival
See tiny houses, meet the builders, and shop at food booths during the Georgia Tiny House Festival at Central City Park in Macon. Free for children age 12 and younger, and free certain hours on Friday.

Cardboard costume convention

March 2, 2019
0 miles
Cardboard*Con is about making cheap science-fiction and fantasy cardboard costumes to wear, and then roaming among downtown hotels and bars.

Art auction

March 2, 2019
(7:30 p.m.)
0.1 mile south
View works by 200 artists from around the world, bid in a silent auction on your phone, eat complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and visit the cash bar during Art Papers Art Auction at Southern Exchange Ballrooms.

Motocross race

March 2, 2019
(6:30 p.m.)
1 mile SW
Watch off-road motorcycles race on dirt tracks with steep jumps, tight corners, and obstacles at AMA Supercross in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Ticket deal $32 to $37

Daffodil Day

March 2, 2019
2 miles SE
See flowers, shop for plants, hear talks, and take garden walks during Daffodil Day, with kids’ activities at Oakland Cemetery. Free.

Pub Crawl on the BeltLine

March 2, 2019
(12 to 4:30 p.m.)
2 miles NE
A ticket to Pub Crawl on the BeltLine includes a free drink at five venues plus food discounts.

Oyster festival

March 2, 2019
2.5 miles NE
Oyster Crawfish Festival has live New Orleans music with oysters and crawfish for sale at the Park Tavern for age 21+.

Beer, bourbon, barbecue

March 2, 2019
(2 p.m., VIP noon)
3 miles north
Sample beer and bourbon, eat barbecue, and hear music at the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival at Atlantic Station.

Marriage drama

March 2, 2019
(4 & 7 p.m.)
22.5 miles north
A husband and wife begin to fall out of love in For the First Time, “an intensely dramatic, humorous and spellbinding piece” at Atlanta Workshop Players in Alpharetta.

Ticket deal $15

American music in the park

March 3, 2019
(12 to 6 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Hear four bands playing country, rockabilly, and rock at Americana in the Park, with food and drink for sale outside the Park Tavern in Piedmont Park. Children under age 12 are free.

Pub crawl

March 9, 2019
(4 - 11 p.m.)
3 miles NE
Dress as a criminal or a crime fighter for SuperHero Pub Crawl at 4 pubs in Virginia Highlands for age 21+.

Mardi Gras in Alpharetta

March 5, 2019
(5 to 9 p.m.)
25.1 miles north
Mardi Gras at Avalon turns Avalon Boulevard into a suburban version of Bourbon Street with live music and New-Orleans-style food and drink for sale. Free.

Diverse circus

March 6 - 14, 2019
23.2 miles NE
UniverSoul Circus includes Caribbean dancers, Chinese acrobats, African clowns, and exotic animals in a heated tent at Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth.

Ticket deal $13 to $23

Jewish Music Festival

March 7 - 16, 2019
Atlanta locations
Atlanta Jewish Music Festival includes jazz, sacred, folk, orchestral, kids’, and rock ’n’ roll music.

Tattoo convention

March 8 - 10, 2019
0.1 miles north
Atlanta Tattoo Arts Convention features live tattooing, sideshows, and entertainment at Atlanta Convention Center.

Quilts in a mansion

March 8 - 17, 2019
21 miles north
See hundreds of locally made quilts at the Quilt Show in historic Bulloch Hall in Roswell.

Brunch festival

March 9, 2019
(noon, VIP 11 a.m.)
1.7 miles NE
Buy tasty bites from 25 restaurants plus beverages (Bloody Marys, Mimosas, beer, and wine) with music from a pop tribute band at Atlanta Brunch Festival at Atlantic Station for age 21+. No pets.

Forsythia Festival

March 9 - 10, 2019
62 miles SE
Forsythia Festival features 100 juried arts-and-crafts vendors, live entertainment, a children’s area, and a 5K in Forsyth. No pets. Free.

Restaurant week

March 9 - 17, 2019
11 miles south
Get a special deal on a lunch or dinner meal at a dozen restaurants during ATL Airport District Restaurant Week in East Point, College Park, Hapeville, and Union City.

Science festival

March 9 - 23, 2019
Atlanta locations
Atlanta Science Festival features hands-on activities, performances, presentations, and facility tours in dozens of locations to celebrate local science and technology. See the events booklet.

Run with the dogs

March 10, 2019
2.5 miles NE
Doggie Dash & 5K begins and ends at the Promenade in Piedmont Park, with a one-mile version for puppies. The 5K event has awards in age divisions for both men and women. You are also welcome without a dog.

St. Patrick’s Day for dogs

March 10, 2019
2.5 miles NE
St. Paw-trick’s Day Rescue Dog Olympics is “an interactive, fun field day of silly and competitive games for dogs and their humans” plus pet vendors, a dog fashion show, a costume contest, and a green beer garden at Piedmont Park. Free.

American musical: Shenandoah

March 13 - April 7, 2019
34 miles SW
Taylor Hicks and Rachel Potter star in Shenandoah, at turns a heartbreaking and hopeful story of a family struggling to live in the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War at Serenbe Playhouse in Palmetto.

Ticket deal $20 to $25

Adult science night

March 14, 2019
(6 to 9 p.m.)
0.5 miles NW
Science on Tap begins with a reception at 6 p.m. that includes light hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine, followed by a science presentation at 7 p.m., and ending with a question and answer session at Georgia Aquarium for age 21+.

Stimulate your mind

March 15, 2019
0.2 miles south
A dozen brilliant speakers address “how and why progress and innovation have become synonymous with speed and efficiency” during TEDxAtlanta at Rialto Center for the Arts.

Chocolate and Art Show

March 15 - 16, 2019
4 miles SW
The Chocolate and Art Show features artists, live body painting, live music, face-painting, and free chocolate at The B Complex for age 21+.

Craft show

March 15 - 17, 2019
11 miles NW
Find 230 contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home-decor artists at the American Craft Show at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Martin Luther King play

March 15 - 24, 2019
18.6 miles NW
Martin Luther King Jr. meets Malcolm X to debate the future of the civil rights movement in the fictional drama The Meeting at Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square for age 10+.

Ticket deal $20 (VIP seats)

Family event

March 16, 2019
0.5 miles NW
Register online for Atlanta Kids Marathon [formerly Be Healthy Georgia Festival], which includes two kids’ races (ages 1-6 and 7-14), games, sports activities, team mascots, and a fitness expo at Pemberton Place, 126 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd NW. Free.

St. Patrick’s Day block party

March 16, 2019
2.1 miles north
Crescent Street is blocked off for Paddyfest outside Rí Rá Irish Pub, which promises five bands, DJs, Irish dancers, bars, and a beer truck.

St. Patrick’s Day parade

March 16, 2019
2.2 miles north
The Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade has 2,000 dancers, musicians, and Irish enthusiasts, plus giant balloons, floats, and marching bands in Midtown that go south on Peachtree St. from 15th St. NE to 5th St. NE.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 16, 2019
(3 p.m.)
2.5 miles NE
Irish Lights Festival is an all-day party featuring the band “Irish Lights” plus multiple areas of entertainment with “DJs spinning EDM, tropical house, deep house, progressive house, and open format music” outside Park Tavern for age 21+.

Shamrock race

March 16, 2019
3 miles north
Shamrock ‘N Roll Road Race is a walk or run (kids’ 1K, 5K, 10K) with Irish entertainment beginning at Atlantic Station.

St. Patrick’s Day block party

March 16, 2019
3.1 miles NE
Billed as Atlanta’s oldest Irish pub, Limerick Junction opens at noon and the outdoor St. Patrick’s Day Festival opens at 2 p.m. Must be 21+ after 6 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 16, 2019
18.1 miles north
A ticket to St. Patrick’s Day at Pontoon Brewing [formerly Paddy’s & Pint’s Fest] includes a free craft beer and green party beads at Pontoon Brewing in Sandy Springs, plus 2 bands, 2 DJs, and food trucks.

St. Patrick’s Day in Roswell

March 16, 2019
(12 to 8 p.m.)
21 miles north
Family-friendly MacFestivus includes a 1/2 K road race, live music beginning at 1 p.m., Irish dancers, a beer truck, a face painter, and a balloon artist for kids on closed Elizabeth Way near Mac McGee.

Beer festival

March 16, 2019
(1 to 5 p.m.)
32 miles NE
Suwanee American Craft Beer Fest offers tastes of 350 craft beers, local restaurant food for sale, games, and live music at Suwanee Town Center Park for age 21+.

Family puppet show

March 16, 2019
32 miles NE
Loggerhead Island is a high-energy puppet musical about Loggerhead Sea Turtles, with music and audience participation by Aurora Children’s Playhouse at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville.

Ticket deal $5.50

Welsh festival

March 16, 2019
47 miles NW
WelshFest has Welsh music, stories, vendors, a 5K, a kids’ area, and a kilt contest in tiny Rockmart. Free.

Model Train Show

March 16 - 17, 2019
11 miles NW
The Model Train Show features model train layouts and hundreds of vendors at Cobb Galleria Centre.

St. Patrick’s Day in Smyrna

March 16 - 17, 2019
15.6 miles NW
Smyrna St. Patrick’s Day Fest promises live music both days, plus a green fountain and kids’ activities on Saturday in and around Atkins Park Tavern in Smyrna. Children age 12 and younger are free.

Marathon & fitness expo

March 17, 2019
0.5 miles NW
The Atlanta Marathon & Half Marathon [formerly Georgia Marathon & Half Marathon] plus 5K begin and end on Sunday at Pemberton Place.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 17, 2019
6 miles NE
St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Festival has bars and live music (plus Irish dancers one afternoon) on Buckhead Avenue outside Fado.

Auto show

March 20 - 24, 2019
0.5 miles west
Atlanta International Auto Show includes hundreds of new cars, light trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles at Georgia World Congress Center.

Award-winning “Jersey Boys”

March 22, 2019
(8 p.m.)
1 mile north
Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys tells the rags-to-riches story of young Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons live at the Fox Theatre.

Ticket deal $39 to $65

Cherry blossom festival - Macon

March 22 - 31, 2019
85 miles SE
International Cherry Blossom Festival includes 80 events, arts & crafts vendors, concerts, food trucks, a parade, a street party, and 350,000 flowering cherry trees.

Party for pets

March 23, 2019
(6:30 to 11:30 p.m.)
7.4 miles north
A $150 ticket to the masquerade party For the Love of Paws includes a three-course meal, an open bar, entertainment, dancing, and auctions at InterContinental Buckhead to support pet rescue.

St. Patrick’s Day party

March 23, 2019
(7 p.m.)
23 miles north
Your ticket to Shamrockin’ for a Cure includes food, drinks, live music, dancing, and a charity auction at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta.

Beer festival

March 23, 2019
23.8 miles north
Roswell Beer Festival promises 300 beers, restaurant food, and local bands at Roswell Town Square.

Kitchens tour

March 23 - 24, 2019
North of Atlanta
Tour of Kitchens is a self-guided visit of “14 of Atlanta’s finest residential kitchens created by the city’s most celebrated kitchen designers” with culinary demonstrations in some homes. Children age 5 and younger are free.

Cherry blossom festival - Conyers

March 23 - 24, 2019
33 miles east
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival features 300 arts & crafts booths, international music and dance, food vendors, a Saturday 5K race, and a big children’s area at the Georgia International Horse Park.

Chicken wing festival

March 23 - 24, 2019
40.6 miles north
Wing & Rock Fest offers chicken wings from local restaurants, an eating contest, live music, arts and crafts vendors, and a kids’ zone at Etowah River Park in Canton. Bring chairs or blankets. Free.

Inman Park Restaurant Week

March 25 - 31, 2019
2 miles east
Get a special deal on a three-course fixed-price meal at a dozen restaurants during Inman Park Restaurant Week in Inman Park. Repeats in Oct.

Golf tournament

March 28, 2019
28.8 miles NE
Watch the top U.S. and top British amateur golfers compete in The Georgia Cup at The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta. Free, with food & drink for sale.

Colonial reenactment day

March 28 - 31, 2019
49 miles NE
See life in 1790s Georgia at the 18th Century Colonial Market Faire, including historical crafts, games, military drills, music, and treats at Fort Yargo State Park in Winder.

Adult party at the aquarium

March 29, 2019
(7 p.m., VIP 6 p.m.)
0.5 miles NW
Adults can wander Georgia Aquarium enjoying DJ music, finger food, and cocktails from the full service bars during Sips Under the Sea for age 21+. Buy tickets online because none will be sold at the door.

Underground art show

March 29, 2019
(8 p.m.)
0.9 miles south
The Atlanta Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a traveling exhibition of 100 artists, with pancakes, live music, body painting, and multimedia displays at GA Freight Depot for age 21+. Pay cash at the door or buy a line-jumper ticket online.

Science fair for students

March 30, 2019
6 miles south
STEM Wars (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) has hands-on activities, robots and drones, presentations, a college and career fair, video game design, and app and website-making events at Atlanta Technical College. Free.

Gluten-free expo

March 30 - 31, 2019
11 miles NW
Atlanta Nourished Festival
Sample and purchase products from 100 vendors at the Nourished Festival [formerly Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo] at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Ticket deal $5.25

Cherry blossom festival - Brookhaven

March 30 - 31, 2019
13 miles NE
Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival has arts and crafts vendors, family activities, live music, a Saturday car show, and a Sunday pet parade and costume contest at Blackburn Park.

Macon arts festival

March 30 - 31, 2019
85 miles SE
Browse arts and crafts while the cherry trees bloom in downtown Macon at Mulberry Street Festival. Free.

Vintage sale

March 31, 2019
1.5 miles NE
Indie Craft Experience Spring Market [formerly called Salvage] features 50 curated vendors selling vintage clothing, jewelry, furniture, decor, and home goods at Yaarab Shrine. Repeats in Sept.

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