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30 Awesome Things To Do In Atlanta This April

By Jack Rattenbury

There’s so much to do in Atlanta, regardless if the sun is shining or there’s an April shower!

The days are getting longer and brighter, Atlanta. So we’d better fill our days up accordingly with these incredible things to do in the city this month. Spring is finally in bloom, so vibrant Atlanta is about to become even more colorful with an array of events and entertainment right on our doorstep.

With Easter, and regulations easing across the nation, it certainly feels weird getting back into the swing of things. However, it’s more than needed, and we’ve curated this list to help you out!

Here are the top 25 things to do in Atlanta this April:

1-3 Easter in Atlanta!

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Atlanta has plenty of festivities going on across the city to celebrate Easter. Easter kicks off the month this year so there’s no better time to catch those springtime feelings than now. If you want the kids to meet the Easter Bunny, or treat yourself to brunch, here’s what we recommend you do to get you in the mood:

  • EGGstravaganza at Warbington Farms: Head up to Warbington Farms in Cumming on April 3rd for its EGGstravaganza, complete with fun attractions and an Easter egg hunt with prizes. Kids can also meet the Easter bunny and other characters!

  • Natural Egg Dyeing at Atlanta Botanical Gardens: The Botanical Gardens are obviously hosting an incredible floral line-up for spring. On April 3rd, the experts at Atlanta Botanical Garden will show your kids how to create colorful Easter eggs and baskets with only ingredients from nature.

  • Catch a bottomless brunch: Brunch spots across Atlanta will be hosting some incredible Easter brunches. Check out our favorite bottomless brunches in the ATL.

4-6. Unique Eats in Atlanta!

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Atlanta is home to some pretty unique dining/bar experiences. If you want show-stopping entertainment with an incredible dinner then you don’t have to look far. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Dinner Detective: Dinner Detective is an experience unlike any other! An incredible murder mystery show that’s paired with a four-course plated dinner
  • The Garden RoomSpring is always in full bloom at this one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Imperial Fez: An elaborately decorated Moroccan restaurant that’ll probably make you forget that you’re in Georgia! If you’re interested in belly dancing, then this is the place for you!

7. Enchanting Candlelight Concerts

Candlelight host several concerts performed by live musicians in some of the most iconic venues in Atlanta. The venues are both indoor and outdoor, but each one will be bathed in enchanting candlelight. With themed nights dedicated to different genres, there’s something for everybody’s music taste. This month, enjoy the stunning music of Mozart, Bach, and other timeless composers.

8. Seltzer Land

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Seltzer Land is the first-of-its-kind nationally touring hard seltzer festival that’ll bring over 100 hard seltzer varieties to nine cities around the country this spring. The event will feature hard seltzer brands such as White Claw, Corona Hard Seltzer, and more! The festival will be taking place at Fox Creek Golf Course & Driving Range on Saturday April 3rd, 2021.

9-11. Take a hike!

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Atlanta is home to so many gorgeous hiking trails. With a trail for every ability and winter coming to a close, there’s no excuse for you not to go out for a stunning Georgian hike. We’ve even found one that involves a wine tasting for those who need the extra motivation.

  • Bartram Trail Hike plus Wine TastingExplore Bartram Trail’s rolling elevation through a forest rich with wildflowers, mosses and ferns followed by wine tasting at local Winerys. The views are incredible, and there’s even a picnic included.

  • Doll’s Head Trail: For a walking trail with a creepy but artistic twist, check out Doll’s Head Trail.

  • Island Ford Trail: Just thirty minutes north of Atlanta is the Chattahoochee River, and the Island Ford Trail is a great way to take in its beauty.

12. Netflix and Bake?

Launching on Netflix on March 26, the new season will feature double the contestants and double the mayhem, and once again you’re invited to partake in the pandemonium from home. Netflix has teamed up with Fever to bring the new Nailed It! season to kitchens around the country for a live bake-off home experience set to take place on April 17.

Ticket sales to the April Nailed It! At Home Experience – Double Trouble! edition are now open!

13-16. A Day in the Park

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There are so many gorgeous parks that call Atlanta home. Now that the days are getting longer and brighter, so why not treat yourself to a picnic or a springtime stroll? Atlanta’s contant mild climate makes it perfect for it. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Gibbs Gardens: These stunning gardens are perfect for Georgian day out. You’ll be able to explore so many types of floral displays, with inspiration drawn from across the globe. This month, thousands of tulips, daffodils, and cherry blossoms will be in bloom!
  • Lullwater Park: Nestled within Emory University’s North Decatur campus is Lullwater Preserve. The tranquil vibes will relax you into forgetting that you’re in Atlanta.
  • Piedmont Park
  • Vickery Lake

17-20. Check out the art on offer in Atlanta!

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Atlanta’s thriving art scene sometimes makes it impossible to keep up with what’s going on. We’ve decided to break down what’s worth visiting this April in Atlanta’s art scene.

  • Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition: This exhibition elegantly explores The Sistine Chapel, with replicas and never-before-seen perspectives of the Vatican City icon.
  • High Museum: Their new exhibition coming this month showcases more than one hundred photographs from the High’s collection, exclusively shot by women.
  • Street Art: You’re guaranteed to witness some impressive street art, no matter if you search for it or not.
  • Iconic Architecture: The ATL skyline is a beautiful cocktail of striking buildings and vibrant architecture.

21. Delve into the world of Coca-Cola

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Check out Coca-Cola’s intimate experience in the birthplace of America’s most iconic beverage. The history, the marketing, everything you’d want to know about the legendary drink.

22-24: Go back in time to the Prohibition Era

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Considering we’re in the twenties of this century, why don’t you check out some of the best speakeasies in Atlanta? Here are some of our favorites:

  • Red Phone BoothGo and find the British telephone box in Downtown Atlanta for the ultimate throwback experience.
  • The Blind Pig Parlour Bar: This intimate and sophisticated speakeasy features innovative craft cocktails with Victorian era décor and ambiance.
  • Elenor’s: Walk through the incognito chilled wine cellar at Smyrna’s Muss & Turner’s, and find this awesome speakeasy!

25. A Day at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

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If you have kids, it’s worth checking out LEGOLAND’s Discovery Center, although it’s perfect for anyone with an imagination. Meet your favorite Lego stars, and ride family-friendly attractions like their mind-blowing 4D cinema. There’s even a replica of Atlanta made entirely of Lego!

26-27. Take some selfies!

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Atlantan are so gorgeous that the city is home to two Selfie Museums. Both have incredible stations to snap up the perfect selfie that’s Instagram ready. However, one is dedicated to doughnuts! Click the links below for more information:

28. Meet Kermit The Frog!

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Midtown Atlanta is home to the country’s largest puppetry museum. You can meet beloved puppet favorites like Miss Piggy, Bert, and Ernie. You can even meet the latest star of the Masked Singer, Kermit the Frog!

29-30. Start your unique fitness journey

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Spring is here which means Summer is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to start working on our summer bods (if you want to that is). If you find exercise quite difficult, then these unique and fun fitness programs will definitely get the blood pumping!

  • Llama Yoga: Llama Yoga is held at the Alpaca Treehouse, and is guided by a yoga instructor with either Figgy the Llama or Queen Dali Llama.
  • Thai Chi at the Botanical Gardens: The Garden’s popular Tai Chi class is an immersive experience that leaves you feeling balanced and refreshed.