It’s not quite summer but humidity and school bells say otherwise. Whether you prefer sipping a frosty cocktail, spinning spokes, or hanging in the shade at an outdoor festival, there are plenty of ways to kick back and give back this month.
When: June 9, 11:00 PM. Pre-party starts at 7:00 PM.
Where: Piedmont Park
Why: Light up the night and put the pedal to the metal for Atlanta Moon Ride. Proceeds from the event benefit Bert’s Big Adventure, a nonprofit delivering the magic of Disney for children facing a chronic or terminal illness.
When: June 11, 8:00 – 10:00 PM
Where: Octane Coffee
1009 Marietta Street, Atlanta GA 30318
Why: Atlanta Cycling Festival and PechaKucha Night are teaming up to bring you one amazing night of illuminating transit stories and ideas. Cycle over to Octane to hear presentations by community bikers and riders.
When: June 24, 7:00 – 10:00 PM
Where: Sweetwater Brewing
215 Ottley Drive NE, Atlanta GA 30324
Why: Hosted by Generation Green Atlanta and The Georgia Conservancy, Verde has all Atlanta’s favorites in one place. Look forward to funky Sweetwater brews, ASW Distillery cocktails, Grassroots Farms BBQ, and an award for the lovely Marian Liou of We Love BuHi. Seersucker and ATL pride strongly encouraged.
When: June 5 – 11, ongoing times
Where: Over 50 local bars and restaurants
Click here for a list of bottomless locations
Why: Why not take a moment to savor everyone’s favorite Italian aperitif and ponder the awesomeness of The Giving Kitchen? Thanks to Imbibe Magazine and Campari, you can do just that. At 50 bars across the city, part of your Negroni tab will go to one of Atlanta’s favorite emergency assistance nonprofits.
When: June 10, 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: Historic Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30312
Why: Rock out at Historic Oakland Cemetery’s annual summer music festival. Take in the beautiful grounds while you enjoy 15 bands, 4 buskers, food, drinks and more. Grab tickets quick; people are dying to get in!
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