Atlanta Boat Show
Georgia World Congress Center
Whether new to boating or an avid water enthusiast, the 2019 Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat show offers visitors an all-access pass to learn about and discover the fun of the boating lifestyle. Everything is here from luxury motor yachts and bass boats to family cruisers, pontoons and ski boats. Take advantage of post-holiday deals on boats and marine accessories. Visit AtlantaBoatshow.com.
Dr. King Celebrations
Friday, January 19-21
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Morehouse College this month. The college will present a wealth of forums, musical celebrations and day service activities. Events begin Saturday morning January 19 with Messengers of Freedom: A Torah study and Shabbat service. At 7 pm is the opening exhibition The Meaning of Hope in recognition of the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beginning at 6pm Sunday is a candlelight vigil. Visit Morehouse.edu.
Infinite Arena January 19 7:30pm
State Farm Arena January 19 1pm & January 20 2:30pm
The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to town with their unrivaled family show, featuring some of the greatest athletes on the planet. With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family. Visit Ticketmaster.com.
Winter Wine Fest
City Winery Atlanta
The 3rd annual Atlanta Winter Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, January 19th at City Winery. Due to overwhelming popularity, they will have two sessions: Noon - 4pm and 6 - 10pm. There will have over 50 wines as well as a selection of beer to choose from. Enjoy live music and a DJ, and food will be available for purchase. Tickets are now on sale: $45 in advance, $50 after Jan 10th, and $60 at the door. AtlantaWineFestivals.com
Winter Beer Fest
February 2, 1pm - 5pm
This year's Atlanta Winter Beer Fest at Atlantic Station takes place Super Bowl weekend. They will have over 150 beers to sample, including many new local breweries from Atlanta and Georgia as well as a brewery or two from the home town of the big game teams. There will also be a small selection of wines and ciders. Enjoy Live Music on multiple stages, DJ and more. Additional fun and games will be on hand with food available for purchase. AtlantaWinterBeerFest.com.
SUPER BOWL LIII
Mercedes-Benz Stadium February 3
Atlanta hosts this year's Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, February 3rd. While our Falcons did not make the playoffs this year, having the game in town isn't too bad a condolence prize. As of press time, the most likely teams to play are the Kansas City Chiefs of the AFC and the Los Angeles Rams of the NFC. It is sure to be a great event for the city no matter who plays.
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Opening Night: Wednesday, February 6
Festival: February 6 - February 26
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (AJFF), returns February 6 with the Opening Night Gala at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and the Atlanta premiere of the Israeli dramedy "Shoelaces". AJFF features a diverse collection of accomplished international and independent cinema. This year's festival takes place across 21 days at six metro Atlanta locations, including a new anchor venue at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs. Visit AJFF.org
Park Tavern, February 9; 1pm - 9pm
The Oyster Festival is a day long event that features live music from local bands, DJs, cold beer and other tasty beverages and tons of fresh raw, steamed, and fried oysters with plenty of cocktail sauce and crackers. Not an oyster lover? Indulge in their delicious fried shrimp and yummy french fries. Tickets include admission into the event and entertainment (bands and DJs). Food and beverage not included with ticket price. SpiralEntertainment.com
FASCHING - MARDIS GRAS
Festhalle in Helen, GA; February 16, 7pm - 11pm
Grab your family and friends and come on out to Helen, GA's Festhalle on Saturday, February 16 for a night of music, dancing and fun. The theme is "Anything Goes" where costumes are welcomed but not required. There will be a full cash bar, live German band and costume contests with awards for best male and female costumes and best overall presentation. Visit helenchamber.com.
North Atlanta Home Show
Infinite Energy Center Feb 9 - 11
Remodel, Repair, Refresh at the 21st annual North Atlanta Home Show in Gwinnett. More than 150 companies will be displaying the latest in home improvement products and services. Take advantage of one-stop comparison shopping for everything for your home, inside and out and talk face to face with hundreds of experts on the latest home remodeling. More info at AtlantaHomeShow.com.
Fasching - Mardis Gras
Festhalle in Helen, GA
February 10, 7pm - 11pm
Grab your family and friends and come on out to Helen, GA's Festhalle on Saturday, February 10 for a night of music, dancing and fun. The theme is "Anything Goes" where costumes are welcomed but not required. There will be a full cash bar, live German band and costume contests with awards for best male and female costumes and best overall presentation. Visit helenchamber.com.
MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE!
State Farm Arena February 14 - 17;
Infinite Energy Arena Feb 21 - 24
Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki's hands. This all new show unites some of Marvel's greatest Super Heroes including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow against some of the most threatening villains.
Special Olympics of GA Acworth
Saturday, February 23, 11AM - 3PM
Be "Freezin' For A Reason!" The Polar Plunge is the Special Olympics largest fundraiser. Participants collect pledges in exchange for the opportunity to jump into icy waters of Acworth Beach. All proceeds collected by Plungers will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume, highest fundraiser, highest fundraising team, and more. Sign up at SpecialOlympicsGA.org.
Saturday, February 23 & Sunday, February 24
Monster Jam is an exhilarating form of family motorsports entertainment. The stars of the show are the biggest performers on four wheels: the Monster Jam trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over or smash through.
Monster Energy Supercross
Monster Energy AMA Supercross is the world's premier stadium motorcycles circuit. Comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping action. See the best riders like Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed, Ken Roczen, Justin Barcia and Eli Tomac as they seek to outrace each other on the sport's most challenging tracks. Featuring tight corners, fast straight-aways, challenging rhythm sections, triple jumps, and whoops sections, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt.