Out and About in the ATL | Labor Day weekend 2022

CBS 46 meteorologist Cutter Martin has your Labor Day weekend forecast.
Published: Sep. 1, 2022 at 12:16 PM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - It’s Labor Day weekend and there are going to be multiple big events in metro Atlanta, including Dragon Con, college football, Atlanta Black Pride festivities, Marietta Art in the Park and more. See complete list below:

FRIDAY

Dragon Con is taking over downtown Atlanta. It’s the largest multimedia, pop culture convention in the U.S. focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature art, music and film. The big parade happens at 10 a.m. Saturday. Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium is happening Sunday.

Atlanta Black Pride Weekend is back with events all over the city this weekend. The Pure Heat Community Festival will take place Sunday in Piedmont Park.

The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival continues through Sunday at Kimpton Overland Hotel and Southwest Arts Center. There are five full performances, 12 staged readings, a short play competition, art expo and more.

The 11th annual Atlanta Weekender is happening in multiple locations through Sept. 5 in the Edgewood Club District in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The Atlanta Weekender is curated by Salah Ananse, DJ Kemit, Kai Alce & Ramon Rawsoul.

The Groovin’ on the Square free concert series will feature The Bourbon Brothers. The concert takes place in The Plaza at Colony Square in Midtown Atlanta.

The Norcross Summer Concert Series will feature live music by the Voltage Brothers at Thrasher Park.

The Atlanta Braves are playing at Truist Park this weekend against the Miami Marlins. There will be fireworks after the game Friday and a free concert featuring Clayton Hackle at the Georgia Power Pavilion on Saturday.

Click here for more events on our Community Calendar.

SATURDAY

Marietta Art in the Park is happening in Glover Park on the historic Marietta Square. There will be an artisans market, chalk art and demonstrations, fine art, paintings, pottery, sculptures, woodworking and more.

Georgia Avenue in Summerhill is hosting C10s in the City, a classic car show featuring Chevy trucks. The car show will benefit the Pink Fund. More than 300 classic trucks expected to participate.

Red, White and Watermelon is happening at the Bogan Park Community Recreation Center in Buford. There will be games, activities, a scavenger hunt and watermelon.

The Larry Griffith Band will be featured in this weeks Tunes by the Tracks free concert series in Stone Mountain Village.

It’s National Cinema Day and many movie theaters are showing movies for just $3.

The Georgia Bulldogs take on the Oregon Ducks at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The second game in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games is between Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets and Clemson Tigers on Monday.

SUNDAY

Stone Mountain Park is celebrating Labor Day Weekend with an all-new King BMX Show and the Lasershow Spectacular featuring the world’s largest flame cannon.

The two-day Noshfest at Temple Kol Emeth in Marietta is a celebration of Jewish food and culture food from around the world. There will be unique crafts and goods, dancing, live music and a kids’ zone.

The city of Decatur is hosting a Labor Day celebration on the square. There will be a DJ, lawn games, food vendors and fireworks.

A Labor Day Pig Out in Alpharetta will feature all-you-can eat pork butt and ribs and all the sides. There will also be children’s games and activities.

MONDAY

The Avenue Peachtree City is hosting a Labor Day 5K for two and four-legged friends. All proceeds will benefit the Midwest Food Bank of Georgia.

The Big Peach Sizzer 10K and 5K is happening in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Chamblee. Runners and walkers welcome. A post-race party will feature music, beer, vendors and food from Flying Biscuit Cafe.

Two Urban Licks on the BeltLine is hosting a Labor Day BBQ. There will be smoked chicken and brisket, BBQ pork with classic sides, and wine, beer and cocktails.

WRFG’s 37th annual Labor Day Blues & BBQ is happening at Park Tavern. Some of the best blues bands in the city will perform and Williamson Brothers will provide the BBQ.

Hugo’s Oyster Bar is offering a half dozen oysters on the half shell for $18 to celebrate Labor Day. Available noon to 4 p.m.

Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails in Alpharetta is offering half-priced filet mignons in addition to its regular menu on Labor Day.

The Southern Gentleman is hosting a Labor Day brunch buffet featuring Southern favorites including fried chicken, braised short rib pot roast, buttermilk pancakes, smoked Gouda mac-n-cheese, grilled asparagus and more. Cost is $42 per person.

The Pandora All White Day Party is happening at Blue Martine Lounge on Piedmont Road. Music by DJ Stormy, DJ Tayrok, and DJ MLK. There will be food and hookah.