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Downtown Digest: January


Downtown Atlanta is the place to be for fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. Whether you’re a native Atlantan or visiting for the weekend, there’s no shortage of things to see, do and experience in the heart of the city. Need help making plans? We’ve got you covered. Check out these fun events in and around Peachtree Center happening this month.

The Puffins Have Landed at Georgia Aquarium

Join Georgia Aquarium to celebrate the grand opening of their new puffin exhibit on Friday, Jan. 19th from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Atrium. Guests can enjoy activities including a puffin beak craft, “What’s the Difference between Puffins and Penguins” game and coloring sheets. Additionally, guests will be able to take photos with fun puffin-themed props, and get a first peek at our adorable seabirds!

Tango Fire

It may take two to tango, but it takes 15 to Tango Fire. The Tango Fire Dance Company of Buenos Aires features five couples, a stellar musical quartet and singer Jesus Hidalgo. Sizzling with sensuality, irresistibly brazen and deliciously sophisticated, Tango Fire evokes the passion of late night Buenos Aires. Tango has never been so superb, dynamic and electrifying. Don’t miss the show at the Rialto Center for the Arts on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 8:00 p.m. Click here for more details.

 Atlanta Hawks Fast Break 5K

Race to the rim with Harry the Hawk, the Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders and the Flight Crew on Jan. 27 at 8:00 a.m. Experience the new arena renovation pre and post-race with all of your closest Atlanta Hawks fans. Registration includes a long-sleeve Mizuno shirt, a $25 ticket voucher to an Atlanta Hawks game and free race parking. A $10 food voucher is also included. Be one of the first 1,000 registrants and you’ll receive a Hawks winter scarf. Click here for more information and registration.