Father’s Day around Atlanta, GA
Atlanta. Home of Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, OutKast, TLC and The Walking Dead, this southern hub has so much to offer among its vibrant neighborhoods and endless trees, with a longstanding presence in music, cinema, sport, commerce and transport represented by over six million. Whether you’re exploring travel plans as a visitor, returning home to visit friends and family and are searching for something to do or a local curious about what’s near home, Atlanta has something for everyone. Famously verdant and harmonious between tree cover and green spaces, Atlanta’s nickname as “The City in a Forest” is well earned. Read on for some of our favorite places to celebrate Father’s Day here around beautiful Atlanta.
Atlanta United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
For soccer-loving dads and sportgoing families, this is a great option! This Father’s Day Atlanta United, the hometown Major League Soccer team will take on Inter Miami CF in the vibrant Mercedes-Benz stadium, also home field for the Falcons! This is one of Atlanta and Georgia’s most iconic and celebrated venues, and is quite the sight in itself as it is a great addition to any father’s day’s plans this year. Aside from the spectacle, there are also dozens of proud and talented eateries on site to keep the whole party well-fed, and extensive stadium tours for a behind-the-scenes look at everything.
Hiking, Picnicking and the Outdoors at Chattahoochee Nature Center
Dads who enjoy outdoors activities and for those groups who want to enjoy the natural beauty of North Georgia, the Chattahoochee Nature Center offers free admission for fathers and grandfathers on Father’s Day! Here, Dad and the whole family can enjoy some 127 acres of diverse native flora and fauna, hiking trails, educational and immersive learning centers, as well as gardens and greenhouses. This is a great addition to any travel itinerary for those who want to spend the day in the Atlanta sunshine, as well as a solid photo opportunity.
Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival at Centennial Olympic Park
Enjoy some of the best in live music, cars, bikes, local small businesses, games and more all in one of Atlanta’s epicenters of activity, Centennial Olympic Park! This event actually takes place all Father’s Day weekend, and is a great stop to pick out that one-of-a-kind gift for Dad before the holiday, or as a get-together that the whole family can enjoy.
Dining around Atlanta
Of course, no Father’s Day is complete without delicious food, thankfully Atlanta is filled with talented and innovative kitchens and restaurants such as at the Garden Room at Buckhead, mouthwatering Laotian fare in the unassuming Hot Cafe or Southern extravagance at The Southern Gentleman at Buckhead. In addition, there are also eateries such as the savory Mediterranean fare at Vas Kouzina in Roswell, comfort food at Buttermilk Kitchen and delicious goodness at South City Kitchen Midtown.
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