Springtime Events and Activities in Atlanta, GA

Spring is a great time to sight see and discover new places in and around metro Atlanta. For folks who have just bought a house in the area, or just need a refresher course on all of the cool things Atlanta has to offer, The Mortgage Guys have put together a handy list of some of the best sights Atlanta has going on this year.

Atlanta Sports

Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta Hawks. Atlanta Braves. For professional sports fans, Atlanta has an impressive set of teams. In fact, the Atlanta Braves season opener game against the Brewers is tonight at Turner Field.

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Atlanta Festivals

SweetWater Festival – Celebrate Earth Day with the Atlanta-based brewery’s annual festival in Candler Park. Enjoy the best of Sweetwater’s beverages while checking out the comedy tent, Planet 420 Kid’s Area, as well as plenty of local live bands. The festival also encourages attendees to make earth-friendly changes in our daily lifestyles.

Atlanta Dogwood Festival – The Atlanta Dogwood Festival has evolved into one of the largest events in the Southeast. This is the 75th year for the festival, which is held in Piedmont Park and displays works from the area’s best painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry makers, glass blowers and other artists. A few more must-see attractions include live performance art exhibitions, interactive music workshops, and a food festival.

Atlanta Animals

Zoo Atlanta – Zoo Atlanta has just announced that animal lovers can now feed the giraffes at Twiga Terrace. Your whole family can get up-close and personal with these beautiful animals. Giraffe feeding runs daily from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and is $3 extra per person.

Georgia Aquarium – The world’s largest aquarium, this aquarium boasts beluga whales, spectacular whale sharks, playful penguins and aquatic animals from around the globe.

What are you most excited about checking out in Atlanta this spring? Leave a comment and share with us!