Justin Timberlake isn’t the only one who’s excited it’s May. As Atlanta heats up, so do the streets with neighborhood festivals and brews that won’t quit flowing. Here’s what’s good this month.
If you love hitting the pavement in search of fun social good events like we do, let us know your favorites.
Saturday, May 20
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Great Atlanta Fire by getting weird with pyrotechnics on Edgewood at a festival that benefits the Old Fourth Ward Business Association.
Georgia Justice Project
438 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Saturday, May 21
Dust off your bike to take a tour of Virginia Highland’s remarkable fruit trees then kick back with games and a few cold ones at Orpheus Brewery to benefit Concrete Jungle.
1440 Dutch Valley Pl NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Saturday, May 27
Swill from a selection of over 70 beers and rock out to your favorite local bands with a squad that would make Noah jealous. Proceeds support Zoo Atlanta.
800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315
Tuesday, May 23 – Sunday, May 28
Revel in the richness of art and activism from queer and trans people of color expanding Southern narratives and celebrating their identity.