7 Downtown Atlanta Events You Have To See

7 Downtown Atlanta Events You Have To See

Taking a look at some annual events in downtown Atlanta that you simply can't miss this year.

Downtown Atlanta is full of plenty of activities year-round for people of all ages to enjoy. Here we are listing some of the annual events that can be found in the downtown area happening throughout the year. Make sure to check out the most up-to-date information through the links provided so you won't miss out on the fun!

Festival on Ponce

This two-day event is actually held twice a year in the fantastically-gorgeous Olmsted Linear Park and features over 125 fine arts and crafts displays, plenty of children's interactive activities, and an array of local cuisine to keep the whole family busy for the entire day.

Click here for the most up to date information pricing, and dates or email info@affps.com

Monster Jam at the Georgia Dome

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Hosted by Feld Motor Sports, this event features 16 of the most intimidating and ferocious trucks including Avenger, El Toro, Solider Fortune, and Gravedigger just to name a few. This action-packed competition at the famous Georgia Dome has something for everyone in the family. There is also a Party in the Pits event where you have the opportunity to get an up close view of the massive trucks as well as meet their drivers. This is certainly one event you don't want to miss!

Click here for the most up to date information, pricing and tickets online or call 404-223-9200

Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting

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Entering its 12th year, this event gives beer lovers the opportunity to sample over 50 RARE, cask conditioned authentic ales from both the States as well as the United Kingdom. Regarded as one of the Southeast's most highly respected and anticipated craft beer events, attendees will be able to indulge in a variety of fantastic craft beers which include golden, pale, mild, old, and dark ales. You can also appease your appetite with cuisine from 5 Seasons and Taco Mac. Have a voice and cast your vote for the "People's Choice Award" and even take home a Monday Night Brewing souvenir glass to pay homage to the event. Make sure to purchase tickets to this event online, and super early as they are guaranteed to sell out and absolutely no tickets will be sold at the door.

Click here for up to date information, pricing, and to order tickets online or call 706-254-BREW

Better Living Eco-Green & Solar Expo

This annual event is one of the largest expos in the country that focuses on environmentally-friendly products and services and educating consumers on ways they can help protect the environment in a variety of ways. While here, you can visit over 200 interactive booths from companies like Cutco, Bamboo Pillow, Soft Tub, and more who will be showcasing all the newest and latest eco-friendly products, see the latest fuel efficient cars, solar products, and more. Seminars are held daily on a variety of informational topics to increase awareness and product knowledge and current eco-green trends.

Click for more information and pricing or call 1-800-933-0785

Momocon

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Making a debut at Georgia Tech in 2005, this convention continues to grow in popularity each year. This four-day event caters to fans of all ages who revel in the world of Japanese and American Anime and video games. If you have a love of anime, video, and table-top games, or comics of any genre, this is the place to be. Giving guests a variety of activities throughout the weekend with over 900 hours of events including workshops, demos, tournaments, costume contests, and even a rave, this convention is one of the fastest growing fan conventions in the country and is certainly not one to be missed!

Click here for the most up to date information and pricing or email info@momocon.com

Atlanta Boat Show

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Entering its 54th year, this annual premier event, hosted by Progressive Insurance, showcases some of the latest boat models including everything from luxury yachts to bass boats and everything in between. Take in all the interactive activities geared towards the entire family including the Let's Go Fishing Center, where you can enjoy hourly seminars, boater safety courses, and a boating simulator. Younger attendees can have tons of fun in the all new Kid Zone, where they can indulge their imagination with boat building, a bounce house, balloon art, and more.

Click here for the most up to date information, pricing, and tickets or call 404-233-4000

HOPE Global Forum

This annual meeting gathers some of the most extraordinary leaders and influencers from government, private sectors, and communities around the world. Here, you have an opportunity to connect with open-minded global leaders and industry peers who all believe in the power of ideas to change the world. With membership to this incredible organization, you help Operation HOPE continue its network of non-profit, financial services to benefit poor and under-served communities.

Click here for the most up to date information, registration forms, and pricing or call 213-891-2900

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