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Downtown Digest: May


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.

Beastly Feast at Zoo Atlanta:

At sunset on Saturday, May 5 guests are invited to stroll throughout the zoo grounds as guests enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from kiosks hosted by some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants. A seated dinner and dancing to the music of a live band will follow in the Ford Pavilion, which will be magnificently themed by the creative talents of Tony Brewer & Company. A silent auction featuring unique treasures, exciting travel and cultural experiences will complete this magical night at Zoo Atlanta.

For more information please visit the website.

Food Truck Fridays:

Formerly located at Broad Street Plaza at the Five Points MARTA rail station, Food Truck Fridays has moved to Woodruff Park! Trucks will be stationed along the Peachtree Street perimeter of the park, between Luckie Street and Poplar Street, each Friday in May.

The festivities will be accompanied by live music from local performers and café seating with umbrellas will be available in the Reading Room.

Savor the warm weather and a rotating selection of lunch options, from lobster rolls to poke bowls—and don’t forget to bring a friend!

To view the weekly lineup of food vendors please visit the website.

Sweet Auburn Springfest:

Join the Historic Sweet Auburn District in Downtown Atlanta as it celebrates tradition with live music, local vendors, kid-friendly activities and more. The event will take place on John Wesley Dobbs, between Piedmont Street and Hilliard Street. The festival is free to attend and will be on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.