It’s time to get ready for Spring, Atlanta!
The days are getting longer and it would be rude not to fill them accordingly! Luckily, Atlanta has many exciting things to do this month. March is Women’s History Month. So along with International Women’s Day, we’ll be reunited with Spring and St. Patrick’s Day!
There are so many events and things on offer, we’ve curated this list to avoid any overload.
Here are 25 things to do this March in Atlanta:
1-3. Women’s History Month
March is the annually declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. There’s a lot of things to do in Atlanta that celebrates Women’s History, and Women’s History Month. Here are a few hand-picked events we recommend checking out:
- Atlanta History Center: Make plans to visit AHC’s exhibition at Swan House. Any Great Change commemorates the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The exhibition is a celebration of the voter’s rights we have today, and it documents how women have used political power over the last century.
Candlelight: 20th Century Women: Enjoy the music of Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, and more! As Candlight invites you to their night celebrating the 20th Century Woman. A night of jazz honoring the women who redefined the genre, in a venue bathed in stunning candlelight.
- APEX Museum: Discover less-known stories from history from a Black perspective. Their Women in Stem exhibition showcases African American women who made significant contributions in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.
4-6. St. Patrick’s Day
Atlanta usually hosts one of the longest-running Saint Patrick’s Day parades in the United States. Although Atlanta doesn’t have a large Irish American population, the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade is rather large and spectacular. This year’s parade has been cancelled, but there’s still plenty to do to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Atlanta.
- Drink like the Irish: Check out our favorite sports bars in Atlanta, some of which will be hosting drink specials, or St. Patrick Day events. Our topspot Hudson Grille will be serving green beer for their festivities.
Irish Whiskey Tasting & Drunk History Class: This St. Patrick’s Day special will deliver a premium whiskey cocktail kit to your home. Enjoy your cocktails while you’re immersed in Irish culture, history and music.
- The Battery Atlanta: The Battery Atlanta will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day Live! A night filled with live music, entertainment and green beer.
BONUS: Plan your trip to the Van Gogh multisensory exhibition
Although it’s not happening this month, everyone’s talking about the 360-degree digital spectacle that’ll completely transform Atlanta’s iconic Pullman Yards.
Make sure you book your tickets!
The immersive exhibition will use technology to recreate animated displays of these masterpieces. You’ll be immersed directly into the paintings themselves, looking up at a Starry Night and watch the stars dance around the room in Van Gogh’s iconic style.
7-8. Take a hike!
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 Tasting: Explore 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.
19-11. Candlelight Concerts
We mentioned the 20th Century Woman concert, but 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.
- Candlelight: Open Air Jazz = Black Culture Sounds ft. Miles Davis
- Candlelight: Open Air = Ft. Mozart, Bach, And Timeless Composers
- Candlelight: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons at The West Venue
12. A Day at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
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!
At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a hilarious and challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it!
14-16. Picnic in the Park?
There are so many gorgeous parks that call Atlanta home. Now that the days are getting longer and we’ll be in Spring by the end of the month, why not treat yourself to a picnic? Atlanta’s mild climate makes it perfect for it. Here are some of our favourites:
- Piedmont Park – Midtown park in the center of the city
- Lullwater Park – Nature reserve near Druid Hills
- Sweet Water Creek Park – Peaceful tract of wilderness only minutes from downtown Atlanta
17-19. Dine at the newest restaurants
There are new restaurants open for business this March, and you should definitely pop in to support local. Here are a couple we think you should check out:
- Bar Vegan – Plant-based burger Gods Slutty Vegan have opened a brand new Ponce City Market bar, performing ‘bar theatre’ with their tasty vegan bar bites.
- Hobnob – The Atlantan tavern chain have expanded with brand new Atlantic Station location – fit with rooftop patio.
- Hippin’ Hops Brewery – Georgia’s first Black-owned brewery is set to open by the end of the month.
20. Magic Mike Night
One event that’ll be closing March in Atlanta is the ultimate ladies night. This fully interactive experience will turn your wildest dreams into a reality!
21-23. Check out Atlanta’s incredible Street Art
There’s so much street art on display in Atlanta. It’s impossible to walk down the street without seeing an impressive piece of art. With work done by locals and international graffiti artists, we reccomend checking out the street art on offer in the city this March.
- ‘Herstory Mural’ – Celebrating the unsung heroes of West End in Atlanta, this mural is perfect for Women’s History Month
- John Lewis Mural – Located on 219 Auburn Ave, this mural is one of the many touching tributes to the late Congressman.
- Take a self-guided tour – With so many hotspots, you could dedicate a day to Atlantan street art.
24. Cleanse your Chakras at Llama Yoga
Alpaca Treehouse, a unique rescue farm in Atlanta hosts a creative take on yoga. Their Llama Yoga is held in their stunning barn, and is guided by a yoga instructor with either Figgy the Llama or Queen Dali Llama. They also have a treehouse in their bamboo forest, making it a great staycation idea for Spring Break!
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.