Out and About in the ATL | May 2-8, 2022

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Published: May. 2, 2022 at 4:21 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - It’s going to be a warm week in metro Atlanta and the perfect time to get out and about in the metro Atlanta area. Here are some of our suggestions on stuff to do:


Gate City Brewing Company in Roswell hosting Give Back Monday fundraiser for Keep Roswell Beautiful.

Code Orange performs with Loathe, Vended and Dying Wish at Hell at The Masquerade in downtown Atlanta.


Decatur Short Docs Festival at the First Baptist Church in Decatur will feature 5 short documentaries about our community and the South.

Decatur Legacy Park’s Truckin’ Tuesdays food truck fest happens every Tuesday in May.

Jazz in the Sky happens every Tuesday on the helipad at Colony Square.


Reggae pioneers The Wailers perform at Center Stage Theater.


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Misfits in Buckhead. Food and drink specials, music and hookah.

Pure Taqueria Inman Park is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials.

The Atlanta Margarita and Taco Festival is happening at Grant Park. There will be margaritas, tacos, tequila tasting, chef demo, and live music/entertainment.

Chico & Padre’s is celebrating with a party starting at 4 p.m. There will be music, margaritas and food specials.

Eclipse Di Luna Dunwoody is hosting their 17th annual Cinco de Mayor Bash featuring live band and DJs, the Barcardi and Dos Equis Girls, food and drink specials and more.

Embr Lounge is hosting a Cinco de Mayo party with day and night parties, hookah, DJs, slushies, $5 margaritas and more.

The Orignal El Taco in Virginia Highlands is offering $4 pineapple tequila shots, $12 El Jimador margaritas and $7 Dos Equis Lager on draft in a souvenir cup.

Tin Lizzy’s Cantina is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a 5-day celebration that ends Sunday. There will be $7 margaritas, $4 Dos Equis drafts and more.

Best End Brewing Company is offering a bottomless taco bar for Cinco de Mayo. There will also be nachos, margaritas and more.

Live! at The Battery Atlanta is celebrating Cinco de Mayor with friends from Don Julio and Topo Chico. There will be live music, themed dancers, food and drink specials.

“Amen! It’s A Drag Show” hits the stage at Sister Louisa’s Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium.


Souk Bō'hēmian, owned by Black, queer women, opens at Ponce City Market. Ready-to-wear fashion, home goods, and handmade accessories.

The First Friday Concert Series in Tucker will feature Nathan Angelo. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome.

Paws Fest 2022 is happening at The Avenue Peachtree City. Canine contests, pet photo booths, live entertainment and more during the two-day event.

Atlantic Station is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with authentic salsa and mariachi music, Ballet Folklorico dancing, lawn games, Instagrammable moments, a pinata workshop and more.

The three-day Decatur Arts Festival features a variety of artists, live music, beer, snacks and more.

It’s Pirate Weekend at the Georgia Renaissance Festival. There will be pirate-themed activities, pirate costume contests, trivia contest, and pirate sea leg races.

The two-day Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival is happening at Logan Farm Park in Acworth. Teams from all over the southeast will compete in professional and amateur divisions.

Whiskey Meyers performs at Coca-Cola Roxy at The Battery.

Street rapper Freddie Gibbs brings his Space Rabbit Tour to The Masquerade.

The Ultimate Tribute to Weezer and Foo Fighters starring El Scorcho & February Stars at Venkkan’s on Ralph McGill Boulevard NE.

‘American Idol’ winner and Queen singer Adam Lambert performs at the Eastern.

Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too Short & E40 perform at State Farm Arena. Special guest Warren G.


Taste of East Cobb in Marietta features the area’s finest restaurants.

Glover Park Brewery in Marietta is hosting a Mother’s Day Art Market with live music and food by Lee’s Street Tacos.

Celebrez en Rose Wine & Music Festival, a celebration of all things Rose, is happening at the Historic Fourth Ward Park.

Douglasville Police Department’s Music Festival will feature local artists and community members. Food trucks and vendors.

My Parents’ Basement in Avondale Estates is celebrating Free Comic Day. 50% off comics and enjoy drinks and bites.

The two-day Sweet Auburn Springfest, a free outdoor music festival, is happening in the Historic Sweet Auburn neighborhood.

L5P Ghost Tours is back in Little 5 Points. Join clairvoyant tour guides on a mile-long, 1.5-hour trek through the neighborhood’s most historic and eerie landmarks.

Six Flags kicks off its 38th season with an all-new water slide, Python Plunge. The park has also been freshly painted, has improved landscaping and new food and retail offerings.

The Funk Festival at Stockbridge Amphitheater will feature Morris Day & The Time, Sheila E. and Midnight Star.

The 7th Annual Throwdown with Trent Patterson, Sixty-1 Highway and Bogey and the Back Nine at Hard Roc Cafe on Peachtree Street.

Hudson Grille Little Five Points is hosting Let’s Get Down & Derby. Wear your best hats and suits. Serving Mint Juleps, Pink Lilys and themed food.

The Southern Gentlemen is hosting a Deby part with mint juleps and traditional Southern fare.

Colony Square is hosting a Derby party, complete with a jumbo viewing screen to watch the race. Live music by Emerald City Empire; Derby-themed photo booth; themed drinks, including Mint Juleps; and race betting station (raffle featuring gifts from select CS restaurants and retailers) with all proceeds benefiting The Shepherd Center.


Duluth Derby Day on the Town Green will feature themed food and drink specials from local businesses. The preshow and big race will be broadcast on a large screen located at the top of Town Green. There will also be a best-dressed contest.

Atlanta Derby Festival will feature Derby-themed fun with music, bourbon cocktails, wine, and beer at Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark.

The Atlanta Derby Festival is happening at Blue Martini Atlanta. Bourbon cocktials, sparkling wines, themed menu, DJ One Nate, and all the big races on the big screen. Themed attire required.

The Derby party at Avalon’s The Plaza will feature live music; outdoor bars; Derby-themed photo station; live betting station (raffle featuring gifts from select Avalon restaurants and retailers) with all proceeds benefiting Bearfoot Ranch; food and more.

Ken Ford’s All White Mother’s Day Affair is happening at City Winery Atlanta.


Pink Martini featuring China Forbes takes the stage at The Eastern.

The Brian Jones Massacre and The Magic Castles perform at Terminal West.

GRAMMY Award-winning artist Bill Gaither and The Gaither Vocal Band bring the Something Good Is About To Happen tour to the Classic Center Theatre in Athens.

Mary J. Blige brings her Strength of a Woman tour to State Farm Arena.


Sunset Sessions presents Dr. Bacon, Cosmic Outlaws, & Will Haraway at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park.

Celebrate Mother’s Day at StillFire Brewing in Suwanee. Strawberry Breaking Blonde release, food trucks and live music.


The Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame is celebrating the real heroes of college football and beyond by offering moms (with their family) free admission for Mother’s Day.

The Southern Gentleman in Buckhead is offering a four-course meal featuring short ribs, French toast, chocolate brioche bread pudding and more. $59 adults, $29.50 for kids.

Local Three Kitchen and Bar is offering a two-course prix fixe brunch for $39.93 per person featuring scones, mixed berry parfait, smoked salmon, oysters on the half-shell, gulf shrimp, eggs, crab benedict, French toast, Angus brisket and more.

Fox Theatre is hosting the Mother’s Day Celebration with Donnie McClurkin, Erica Campbell, Regina Belle, Marvin Sapp and Kelly Price.

Park Tavern in Piedmont Park is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch. There will be omelets, carving station, cheese grits, salmon, chicken tenders, Belgium waffles, fresh-baked biscuits, chicken sausage, assorted dessert bar and more.

Bar Mercado is celebrating Mother’s Day. The following specials will be offered: Causa de Pollo, Flank Steak Relleno and Huevos Rancheros.

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is offering a Mother’s Day Canoe Trip. Learn all about the Chattahoochee River from CNC’s canoe guides while having fun out on the river.

Hotel Colee in Buckhead is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch with live music by The Groove ATL. A diaper drive will benefit The Tender Foundation.

Single mothers (and their kids) are invited to a special picnic on Mother’s Day at Lenora Park in Snellville. There will be two bouncy houses, a cotton candy machine, food, drinks and giveaways.

Plaza Fiesta is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with live mariachi music, bands, games and prizes for everyone.

Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill in Alpharetta is hosting Mayhem Comedy Night.

The Offspring is bringing its Let the Bad Times Roll tour to Tabernacle Atlanta.

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