Seven Spectacular Events to Make Your Labor Day Weekend Special

School is back in session. Your routine has returned to normal. And you’re ready for an extended weekend of leisure. Look no further because we’ve got you covered. Here are seven fun-filled Atlanta events fit for families, friends, and couples!

For Families

  • Fall Festival At Atlanta Convention Center: Bring the whole family to party on Peachtree for Labor Day. This family-friendly festival starts at 12:00pm and ends at 7:00pm. Bring in the fall season with endless food, games, and activities for everyone. You can find more information on the event’s website.
  • Stone Mountain Labor Day Weekend: Celebrate Labor Day weekend at the beloved Stone Mountain Park August 31st-September 2nd. This scenic experience will feature the Lasershow Spectacular and an extended fireworks show every night! The fun won’t stop there. You’ll also have the chance to take on the SkyHike® (the nation’s largest adventure course), Geyser Towers®, Summit Skyride, Dinotorium, and much more! For more event details, click here.
  • Macalicious Vegan 2019 Labor Day Bash: Start your fall by feeling fit at this tasty vegan bash, Monday, September 2nd! You’ll find plenty of vegan and raw food vendors as well as non-food vendors at this free family outing. Dance the day away with the live DJ while indulging in free food and drink samples. Tempting? We think so! Grab more information here.


For Couples

  • Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival: What could be more romantic than a peaceful hot air balloon ride or watching the beautiful display soar into the distance? The magical weekend begins with the spectacular Friday Night Balloon Glow, where dozens of balloons will light up the night. You’ll also be able to enjoy delicious food and drink specials, resort amenities, and scenic views for those Instagram posts! Can you say perfect Summer send-off? Click here for more festival details!
  • VinoTOSA Wine Tasting: This national wine-tasting is the ultimate haven for wine lovers. Taking place August 20th from 8:30pm-11:00pm in Downtown Atlanta, VinoTOSA is the Country’s largest wine tasting of African American winemakers! Guests will get to sample a vast inventory of wines and the first 200 guests will receive a complimentary wine glass. This lovely night will also consist of contemporary artwork and music! Find tickets and details here!


For College/Young Adults

  • Dragon Con: Add a little variety to your Labor Day weekend with DragonCon! This festive event is the largest multi-media pop-culture convention for science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, and much more. So, grab your best Syfy costume and join the party! Click here for more event details!
  • Taste Of Soul Atlanta: Food & Music Festival: This free tasty festival is the country’s premier food fest for Soul Food and Music. The weekend will be full of irresistible food, sensational sounds, and unforgettable fun. This is definitely the place to be for foodies on Labor Day weekend. Click here for details and ticket information. 


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