Georgia Weekend Guide: Best Things to Do August 18 -August 20, 2023!

From the Macon Film Festival on August 18th to the Piedmont Park Arts Festival on August 20th, Georgia has no shortage of exciting things to do in the upcoming week. From film screenings and road races to musicals, BBQ fests and more, it's the perfect time to explore the great state of Georgia.

Macon Film Festival, Macon,GA

August 18, 2023 at 10:15am
Come experience the 18th Macon Film Festival, featuring film screenings, special guests, Q&A’s, after parties and workshops taking place at various venues throughout Macon. Enjoy the Student Shorts Block: The Future of Film at Douglass Theatre or the Doc Feature: Jimmy in Saigon at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Don’t miss the Night of Immersive Showcase at the Museum of Arts & Sciences.

Atlanta Falcons vs. Cincinnati Bengals, Atlanta,GA

August 18, 2023 at 7:30pm
This thrilling matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Cincinnati Bengals promises to be an unforgettable game for football fans. Taking place in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the two teams will bring their best game in this highly anticipated event. Come out and support your favorite team on August 18, 2023 at 7:30pm.

Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival, Kennesaw,GA

August 18, 2023 at 6:00pm
The Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival is coming to Adams Park in Kennesaw, GA, offering local stage performances and Luzianne Tea Main Stage. Friday night will also feature firework finale. Don't miss out on a night of music and BBQ in Adams Park!

Tillman Clocktower 5K Road Race, Rome,GA

August 19, 2023 at 8:00am
Runners will gather at Heritage Park in Rome GA on August 19, 2023 at 8:00am for the 38th running of the Tillman Clocktower 5K Road Race. This fun yet challenging 5K winds through historic downtown Rome and climbs the iconic Clocktower Hill in the second mile before finishing with a stunning view of the Coosa River. Join in the oldest race in Rome, and one of the oldest races in Georgia history!

The Menzingers, Athens,GA

August 19, 2023 at 7:00pm
This August, experience The Menzingers live at the 40 Watt Club! The punk rockers will be putting on a killer show at the historic Athens venue. Don't miss out on one of the most talked about concerts of the year!

Queen Beez Fest, Ball Ground,GA

August 19, 2023 at 10:00am
Rock Solid Brewing in Ball Ground, GA, invites you to join their inaugural Queen Beez Fest! Local businesses are joining in the 2-day celebration with something for everyone to enjoy. Come try their Queen Beez Imperial Honey Blonde Ale, made with real honey and enjoy choate BBQ pork belly burnt ends, live acoustic set, trivia games, and more!

Legally Blonde The Musical, Cumming,GA

August 19, 2023 at 7:30pm
The Focal Arts Center in Cumming, GA will be hosting the award-winning musical, Legally Blonde on August 19, 2023 at 7:30pm. This action-packed and fun show is based on the beloved movie and follows Elle Woods as she strives to achieve her dreams. The night is sure to be filled with memorable songs and dynamic dances that will leave the audience with their hearts full.

Georgia Mountain Fair, Hiawassee,GA

August 20, 2023 at 10:00am
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds will be bustling this August 20th with daily events for all ages to enjoy. Come feast on delicious fair food, explore handmade gifts at the Arts and Crafts exhibit, witness thrilling Wild West performances, and be amazed by acts under the Big Top! Enjoy a unique show of comedy and magic with Magic Man TJ Hill, and be transported back in time to the old mountain towns with Pioneer Village and "Old Ways" Demonstrations.

Six Flags Coaster Fest, Austell,GA

August 20, 2023 at 7:30am
Treat yourself to an unforgettable day of thrills and adventure at Six Flags Over Georgia! Coaster Fest is a brand new festival offering exclusive ride times, behind the scenes tours, lift hill walks, and more to be enjoyed at the renowned venue. With something for everyone, don't miss this rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most thrilling roller coasters in the southeast!

Piedmont Park Arts Festival, Atlanta,GA

August 20, 2023 at 11:00am
Enjoy the beauty of the arts at Piedmont Park this August! From painters to sculptors, photographers to jewelers, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival is the perfect destination for art enthusiasts. Explore up to 250 stunning works while you listen to live acoustic music and spend time with family and friends. This festival is hosted by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces and is sure to be an unforgettable day!

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