Discover a Cuisine & Cultural Arts Getaway in Alpharetta
March 20, 2023, 2:00 p.m. – Alpharetta is an artisanal community. From multiple art galleries and a free sculpture walking tour to impeccably crafted dishes at chef-driven restaurants, Alpharetta invites you to book a getaway filled with inspiring art and delicious food.
Alpharetta Voted Top 10 South’s Best Cities
March 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – Southern Living Magazine just released their latest installment of the “South’s Best” lists for 2023, which will be featured in the April issue of the magazine. The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau is thrilled to announce Alpharetta made the “South’s Best Cities” list.
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FREE Family Reunion Planning Workshop
February 22, 2023 9:00 a.m.– The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) will host a FREE Family Reunion Workshop on Saturday, April 15, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Preston Ridge Community Center.
Janet Rodgers, President & CEO of the Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau, Honored for Lifetime Achievement at State Tourism Conference
February 20, 2023 9:30 a.m.– Few individuals have been able to mark their place in an entire industry, as well as become a statues member of the community they represent, and Janet Rodgers has managed to do both. On Tuesday, February 14th, she was honored during the Georgia Convention and Visitors Bureau (GACVB) state tourism conference where she was awarded the Tom Kilgore Lifetime Achievement Award. Tom Kilgore, the namesake for the award, was a champion of the hospitality industry and one of the architects of the Hotel/Motel Tax legislation which provides CVB’s like the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau their funding.
Exclusive Menus for a Limited Time During Alpharetta Restaurant Week
Over 35 Awesome Alpharetta Restaurants Offering Prix Fixe Meals, Feb. 26 – March 4
January 20, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – Alpharetta boasts an unbeatable selection of top-notch culinary hot spots and Alpharetta Restaurant Week is the perfect time for patrons to try a new eatery or revisit a favorite. More than 40 Alpharetta restaurants will offer a special three-course dinner menu from $25 – $50 and many also offer three-course lunches for $20 -$35 (beverage, tax, and gratuity not included). This weeklong celebration of Alpharetta’s dining scene will take place February 26 – March 4.
Relax & Rejuvenate with a Wellness Getaway Giveaway in Alpharetta, GA
December 1, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – Whether looking to kick-start a healthier lifestyle or refresh your wellness routine in the new year, the city of Alpharetta has everything you need to set your goals and follow through on them! From stimulating your mind and getting your heart rate up, to fueling your body and self-care treatments, Alpharetta invites you to start 2023 with a getaway focused on taking care of you!
Alpharetta To Host TYGTAL 2022 Next Level Football Junior Classic
Over 100 high school juniors from across the country to compete at the highest level during 4-day football exposure event and game, Dec. 16 – 19
November 22, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – TYGTAL Exposure will bring the Next Level Junior Classic (NLJC) to Alpharetta, GA on Friday, December 16 through Monday, December 19 at Kings Ridge Christian School. This long-weekend football event is full of life experiences for more than 100 elite high school class of 2024 athletes and their families from all over the country. Each player in attendance has been evaluated and invited to attend the weekend by TYGTAL Exposure. The event will culminate with participants competing in a head-to-head football game on Monday, December 19 at 1:00 p.m.
A Very Merry Hallmark Holiday Getaway (and Giveaway) in Alpharetta
October 12, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – It’s time to live your holiday movie dreams in Alpharetta! Don’t just cozy up on your couch and tune into a holiday themed movie, LIVE IT! The joy and magic of the holiday season comes to life when you visit Alpharetta’s three exclusive shopping and dining districts, each with unique themes that match the picturesque backdrops of a holiday movie lineup.
The Stage is Set for the 9th Annual Wire & Wood Alpharetta songwriters festival
September 12, 2022, 9:30 a.m. – Incredible music is set to fill the air in Downtown Alpharetta during the Wire & Wood Alpharetta songwriters festival. Celebrating its ninth year, Wire & Wood will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 7 – 8 from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. The FREE admission festival will showcase more than thirty (30) performances by singer-songwriters representing a variety of music genres on six outdoor stages throughout the Downtown Alpharetta area. This year’s festival will feature headliners Samm Henshaw and Eric Hutchinson.
It’s Time for the Fall Brew Moon, Y’all
September 7, 2022, 9:30 a.m. – Downtown Alpharetta streets turn into a dance floor during the 2022 Brew Moon Fest in Alpharetta. This award-winning, bi-annual event invites attendees to enjoy live music, delicious bites, and sip on refreshing drinks from local favorites like Jekyll Brewing Company. From the bites to the brews and add in the tunes, Saturday, September 24, starting at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Alpharetta will be a rocking good time.
Ladies, It’s Time to Lace Up Your Running Shoes and
Register for the Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5K Race!
August 25, 2022, 2:00 p.m. – The Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5K Race is set for Sunday, October 23, 2022, starting and finishing at Avalon’s Boulevard. Presented by Altra, the race offers an awesome running experience, whether participating as a serious competitor or a fast-paced walker.
Dino Safari: A Walk-Thru Adventure,Extends its Stay for the Holidays at Atlanta’s North Point Mall
Colossal adventures await families at the city’s larger-than-life attractions The immersive dinosaur experience will now be open to the public until the end of the year!
August 25, 2022 12:30 p.m.
The dinosaur-filled indoor experience, Dino Safari: A Walk-Thru Adventure, at North Point Mall in Alpharetta, GA is pleased to announce that it will be extending its stay through the end of the year.
Alpharetta delivers BIG on a family getaway filled with thrilling attractions, games galore, epic arts activities and kid-friendly workshops this January and February. Visitors looking for an adventure to scare away the winter blues will find excitement around every corner in Alpharetta, GA. With so many exhilarating explorations to take in, “Alpharetta Is Big On Family Fun” this season.
Be A “Two Wheel Tourist” and Ride Through Alpharetta in Style!
August 25, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) invites visitors of all ages and abilities to “Be A Two Wheel Tourist” in Alpharetta. As a celebration of the City of Alpharetta’s well-connected, bike-friendly community, the ACVB partnered with Pedego Alpharetta to showcase how simple it is to navigate Alpharetta’s trails and public spaces from the seat of a bicycle.
Calling All Young Athletes! Register to Compete in Peach Kids Triathlon in Alpharetta!
August 19, 2022 10:00 a.m. – Kids ages 6 to 14 years old are invited to Wills Park in Alpharetta on Sunday, September 25, 2022, to compete in the Dawson Pediatric Peach Kids Triathlon, a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
The race divisions include Juniors, ranging 6 to 8 years old; Intermediates, ranging 9 to 11 years old; and Seniors, ranging 12 to 14 years old, giving each athlete the opportunity to compete at an attainable level. For example, a Junior will complete a 50-yard swim, while an Intermediate will complete a 100-yard swim and a Senior will complete a 200-yard swim.
The Alpharetta Convention & Visitors Bureau Offers FREE Family Reunion Planning Workshop
August 18, 2022 1:30 p.m. – The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) will host a FREE Family Reunion Workshop on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Preston Ridge Community Center. Attendees will receive in-depth planning advice from the ACVB’s Reunion Planning Specialist while seeing first-hand how Alpharetta’s accessibility, year-long mild climate, exceptional facilities, amazing amenities and astonishing accommodations make it the perfect location for fun-filled special events.
Grab Your Favorite Gals and WIN a Trip to Experience Alpharetta, GA
August 20, 2022 12:00 p.m. – Alpharetta is the perfect destination for any type of traveler, but throughout September and October, the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau is highlighting a very special group of people – the ladies! To make this extraordinary, the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau has brought back giveaways, and the Girls Guide to an Alpharetta Getaway is valued at approximately $1,350! Whether you want to travel with girlfriends, your mom or do something special with your daughter, Alpharetta has a jam-packed list of ways for you and your favorite gals to experience the destination.
Top High School Football Teams Make Way to Alpharetta
July 20, 2022 9:00 a.m. – The Freedom Bowl brings together top high school football teams together to compete in four games over two days at Milton High School. The event happening August 19 and August 20, encompasses over 500 players and 75 coaches to promote high school football and player development. The Freedom Bowl also educates student athletes, coaches, their families and fans on true heroism and to support those who serve and protect our nation.
Nike Brings Football Legends to Alpharetta for Nike Football Skills Camp
June 24, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Stetson Bennett, Travon Walker and D’Andre Swift will be making their way to Alpharetta to be featured camp instructors at the Nike Football Skills Camp hosted at Milton High School, July 18-20.
Triple Crown Softball Southeast Nationals Returns!
June 20, 2022 3:00 p.m.
Over 100 girls fastpitch softball teams are heading to Alpharetta for four days of tournament play at The Triple Crown Southeast Nationals from July 14 – 17, 2022. The tournament will be held at multiple North Fulton sports facilities including Alpharetta’s North Park. Fastpitch club travel teams from throughout the country with top nationally ranked girls 14U, 16U and 18U will compete for the Southeast Nationals title over the four-day tournament.
Fetch Park – The Trailblazing Off-leash Dog Park Bar & Social Hub –
Is Set to Open Its’ Alpharetta Location Friday, June 24th
June 15, 2022 9:30 a.m.
Fetch Park – the trailblazing off-leash dog park bar and social hub that has been featured by the likes of The Travel Channel, ESPN, Discovery Channel, Magnolia Network, GoDaddy and more is set to open its fourth BARk location at 11440 Maxwell Road next door to Ameris Bank Amphitheatre and just a stone’s throw away from both downtown Alpharetta and North Point Mall.
Alpharetta To Host Braves Country Battles Youth Championship
Three-day baseball tournament at Wills Park and Webb Bridge Park, July 8-10
June 9, 2022 9:00 a.m.
The Atlanta Braves™ will host over 70 youth baseball teams from all over the Southeast to compete in the Braves Country Battles Youth Championship at Alpharetta’s Wills Park and Webb Bridge Park from Friday, July 8 through Sunday, July 10, 2022. Previous Braves Country Battle tournaments held in each state within Braves Country determined the teams invited to play in
All Inclusive Foodie Festival Comes to Alpharetta
June 8, 2022 2:00 p.m.
A weekend of delectable food from Alpharetta’s top chef’s is what’s on the menu! In honor of celebrating Alpharetta’s incredible dining scene, Taste Around Town will host its inaugural all-inclusive event July 22-23 at Union Hill Park.
If you are a foodie, this event is for you! Taste Around Towns VIP, all-inclusive experience will span across the weekend with three separate tasting sessions. Chefs from the surrounding area will bring their A-game with special dishes created for sampling while attendees watch cooking demonstrations, listen to live music and enjoy tasty beverages.
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Alpharetta Invites You to Visit – And Be Sure to Come Hungry!
June 1, 2022 11:00 a.m.
Whether you’re checking out one of 200+ restaurants, sipping on brews and spirits at local hangouts, checking out a local food festival, or learning how to create mouthwatering cuisine at one of Alpharetta’s distinguished cooking schools, visitors will engage all of their senses in this foodie paradise.
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Sip, Sip, Hooray – The First Alpharetta Wine Festival
May 25, 2022 1:30 p.m.
Vino-lovers rejoice as Alpharetta hosts the inaugural Alpharetta Wine Festival on Sunday, June 12, on the Town Green in downtown Alpharetta from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sip and savor wines from all over the world as local restaurants serve up wine tastings to festival goers throughout downtown. Attendees will mingle amongst the crowd while listening to live music and perusing the pop-up shops with fabulous goods available for purchase.
Dance Under the Moonlight During Brew Moon Fest 2022
May 18, 2022 1:00 p.m.
Downtown Alpharetta streets turn into a dance floor during the 2022 Brew Moon Fest in Alpharetta. This award-winning, bi-annual event invites attendees to enjoy live music, delicious bites, and sip on refreshing drinks from local favorites like Jekyll Brewing Company. From the bites to the brews and add in the tunes, Saturday, June 4 in downtown Alpharetta will be a rocking good time.
Welcoming TSP Live to Alpharetta
May 9, 2022 1:00pm
TSP Live, a Traffic Sales and Profit event, will be host their 6th Annual TSP Live in Alpharetta, GA. Thursday, June 23, 2022, through Saturday June 25, 2022, The Hotel at Avalon will be seeping with inspiration and collaboration.
Traffic Sales and Profit was founded by Lamar Tyler, using his motto, “The Gatekeepers Are Gone!” Lamar created this intimate event to bring members of the African American community together to share tools and skills to drive more leads to their websites, convert more sales to their products and increase profit within their small businesses.
Georgia State Golf Association Brings Hole in One Event to Alpharetta
May 5, 2022 1:00 p.m.
Women amateur golfers of any skill level are invited to take to the green in the Georgia State Golf Association 2022 Women’s Four-Ball Championship. The event will be hosted at the Echelon Golf Club in Alpharetta on Wednesday, June 1 and Thursday, June 2. Entries for the event are open to two-person teams. 48 teams will play a total of 36 holes of four-ball stroke play. For the younger golfers, this event welcomes you to participate! Registration is open to all ages and closes Wednesday, May 18.
Sanctioned USA Triathlon Event Moves to Wills Park
May 2, 2022 9:00 a.m.
Wills Park in Alpharetta will be bursting with activity on Sunday, May 22, 2022, during the Dawson Pediatric Peach Kids Triathlon. Previously hosted at Windward Lake Club, the sanctioned USA Triathlon event will now be hosted in a new location, Wills Park. Children ranging from 6 years old to 14 years old will be competing in the triathlon and attempting to earn their spot on the podium. Age brackets are separated by Juniors, 6 to 8 years old, Intermediates, 9 to 11 years old, and Seniors, 12 to 14 years old. Each age group has age-appropriate divisions for the completion of the race. For example, the Juniors will have a 50-yard swim while the Seniors will swim 200-yards.
Get Ready to Groove During Alpharetta’s Home by Dark Concert Series
April 27, 2022 12:00 p.m.
It’s no secret, Alpharetta knows music. Created in 2007 to bring a line-up of music to the residents and visitors of Alpharetta, Home by Dark is back for another great year, as well as a new extension to the concert series, that will get you grooving to the beat! The second Saturday of the month, beginning May 14 through September 10, Home by Dark at Brooke Street Park located behind City Hall at 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, Georgia, will be packed with lawn chairs and picnic blankets as concertgoers enjoy the sounds of the fabulous performers. It will be hard to stay in your seat when you want to sway to the music of the incredible songwriters that take the stage to perform alongside the Home by Dark Band.
Weekend Full of Color During the Alpharetta Arts Streetfest
April 22, 2022 11:30 a.m.
Memorial Day Weekend in Alpharetta will be bursting in color during the Alpharetta Arts Streetfest. Happening May 28 – 29, 2022, at The Grove behind the Alpharetta Community Center in Wills Park. More than 100 artists will have their creations for sale during this free to attend event.
Giddy Up to Wills Park for the National Cowboy and Pro Rodeo Association Finals
April 4, 2022 8:00 a.m.
Time to don your hats, dust off your boots and secure your belt buckle for the National Cowboy and Pro Rodeo Association (NCPRA) finals in Alpharetta. The three-day, multi-event competition will take place from Thursday, May 5, 2022, through Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Wills Park Equestrian Center. Whether you’re an avid rodeo fan or new to the scene, you’re in for a rootin’ and tootin’ good time! The competition will feature cowboys and cowgirls in Bareback Bronc Riding, Break-Away Roping, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling and Team Roping.
30th Annual Taste of Alpharetta is Welcomed Back with a Chef’s Kiss
March 28, 2022 9:45 a.m.
The 30th Annual Taste of Alpharetta will fill the streets of downtown Alpharetta with drool-worthy aromas from signature dishes served by restaurants across the North Fulton area. On May 12th from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., the downtown area on both the east and west sides of Main Street will be lined with booth after booth serving delectable bites. Visitors can enjoy culinary creations from restaurants such as 2BWhole Gluten Free Bakery, Bagel Boys Café, Coalition Food and Beverage, Foundation Social Eatery, Holmes Restaurant, Minnie Olivia Pizzeria, Smokejack BBQ, VAS Kouzina, and many more. Families will love the Kid Zones where children can enjoy wild, unforgettable fun and all ages will enjoy the toe-tappin’ tunes from live music performances from soulful pop artist, Michael Mango, blues Americana folk band, Heather Luttrell and the Possumden, Her Majesty’s Request, a British Invasion/pop group, and more across three different stages throughout downtown!
Alpharetta Invites Visitors to Push Play on an Alpharetta Music Getaway Visitors are invited to rock out at more than 140 concerts throughout the city in 2022
March 4, 2022 11:00 a.m.
With a plethora of toe-tappin’ music events, Alpharetta, Ga. has quickly become one of the top destinations in the Southeast for its magnificent music scene. This Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau “Push Play on an Alpharetta Music Getaway” tourism campaign highlights some of the city’s best musical entertainment. While Alpharetta gets ample attention for its quality dining and extensive shopping, the live music landscape has rapidly become an essential part of what attracts visitors to the city. From upbeat beachy cover bands to soulful country crooners, djembe-driven beats to otherworldly funk, Alpharetta is your go-to for live music in exceptional indoor and outdoor venues.
Alpharetta Welcomes Figure Skaters To 2022 Magnolia Open Three-day figure skating competition at The Cooler, March 11 – 13
February 25, 2022 1:30 p.m.
For those who avidly watched the Winter Olympics and want more of the icy action, the 2022 Magnolia Open hosted by the Atlanta Figure Skating Club will be held at The Cooler Family Skate Center on March 11 – 13, 2022. The event will draw nearly 200 skaters to compete in multiple figure skating events in the well balanced and Excel levels, starting with basic skill levels and ranging up to adults, for all Excel and Special Olympics.
The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau Offers Free Family Reunion Workshop
February 22, 2022 11:30 a.m.
The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a FREE Family Reunion Workshop on Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Mansell House & Gardens. The Alpharetta CVB’s family reunion specialist will help attendees gain insight into the planning process and highlight how Alpharetta’s mild seasons, charming parks and pavilions, exceptional facilities, and easy access to world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment make it the perfect location for fun-filled special events.
Celebrate Exceptional Eats During Alpharetta Restaurant Week
Over 30 Awesome Alpharetta Restaurants Offering Prix Fixe Meals, Feb. 20 – 26
Jan. 25, 2022 10:40 a.m.
Alpharetta boasts an unbeatable selection of top-notch culinary hot spots and Alpharetta Restaurant Week is the perfect time for patrons to try a new eatery or revisit a favorite. More than 30 Alpharetta restaurants will offer a special three-course dinner menu from $25 -$50 and many also offer three-course lunches for $20 -$35 (beverage, tax, and gratuity not included). This weeklong celebration of Alpharetta’s dining scene will take place Feb. 20 – 26, 2022.