Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to be over. There is still lots to do in Georgia before fall takes over. Don’t get us wrong — we can’t wait for scary movie marathons and PSLs (pumpkin spice lattes, for the newbies), but let’s take advantage of the last sweet summer moments with these super fun things coming to Georgia this summer 2019.
Address: The Works, 1295 Chattahoochee Ave NW., Atlanta, GA 30318
When: Aug. 29 to Sept. 8
Why you should go: Catch some inspirational vibes at Refinery29's pop-up coming to Atlanta in August. You'll be nothing short of amazed with this immersive cultural experience full of colorful rooms with a cause.
Best End Brewing
Address: 1036 White St. SW., Atlanta, GA 30310
Why you should go: This hipster new brewery with sick graffiti wall art will be on the West end of ATL (AKA the best end) at the tail end of summer. It is sure to amaze you with awesome organic and locally-sourced beer, wine, tiki cocktails and even milkshakes.
Stranger Things Upside Down Rooftop Party
Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30601
When: Aug. 16 at 10 p.m.
Why you should go: Get into character for one of your favorite Netflix originals while enjoying drinks and live music on the Georgia Theatre rooftop.
Atlanta Wine + Spirits Fest
Address: The Promenade at Piedmont Park, 1342 Worchester Dr. NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309
When: Aug. 24, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Why you should go: Take a trip around the world right here in ATL at the first ever ATL Wine + Spirit Fest. You'll get to sample hundreds of exclusive international wine, beer and spirits. Live music and food included. If you love all things international, check out these super cheap places to travel from Atlanta right now.
Pampered Slumber Party At The Georgian Terrace
Address: The Georgian Terrace, 659 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30308
When: August 16 at 8 p.m.
Why you should go: Enjoy a large-scale slumber party with movies, drinks, massages, spa treatments and more — all at one of Georgia's most beautiful hotels.
Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival At Callaway Gardens
Address: 17800 US Hwy. 27, Pine Mountain, GA 31822
When: Aug. 30 through Sept. 1
Why you should go: Not only can you escape the bustling city life by sailing away in a hot air balloon, you can watch them light up the sky as tons of balloons are set free at nightfall. This gives japanese lanterns a run for their money.