Summer Happenings in Virginia Highland

Virginia Highland is a charming Atlanta neighborhood known for its vibrant atmosphere and unique character. With picturesque streets lined with cozy cafes, boutique shops, and inviting restaurants, it’s a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll. Summer is the perfect time to explore our town with so much to do.

By day, the area buzzes with life as locals and visitors enjoy brunch, shopping, and outdoor dining. By night, the district transforms into a lively hub with some of the best restaurants and bars in Atlanta, offering a warm and welcoming environment for everyone.

Things to do this Summer in VAHI

Grab a captivating book from Virginia Highland books and a delicious coffee from Perc just a few doors down. Find one of the many outdoor seating areas in the area and enjoy your two picks in the beautiful Atlanta summer weather.

Seafood is always better in the summer, and Fontaine’s Oyster House is the perfect place to indulge. Enjoy the freshest oysters in Atlanta, surrounded by good food, drinks, and great company. Whether you choose to dine indoors or on their inviting patio, you’re in for a treat.

​​Embark on a new adventure with a bike from Atlanta Pro Bikes and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the Virginia Highland area. Spend your summer evenings exploring the charming streets, where you’ll undoubtedly find yourself drawn to the array of amazing small businesses along the way.

Enjoy live music at The Family Dog every Friday. With a thoughtfully curated menu offering something for everyone, from delicious shrimp po’ boys to other mouthwatering dishes and drinks that hit the spot, including weekly rotating beer selections, you won’t want to miss out. It’s the perfect way to end a beautiful summer day.

Photo Credit: Virginia Highland District

Events in Virginia Highland ATL Summer 2024

Discover the art of terrarium making at The Green Flamingo‘s Terrarium 101 event on Thursday, June 20th, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Unleash your creativity as you learn to craft your own miniature garden oasis. Don’t forget to bring your favorite beverage to sip on as you immerse yourself in this botanical adventure!

Indulge in a nostalgic journey at Dad’s Retro Revival Market on June 23rd. Sip on refreshing drinks while browsing through a curated selection of vintage treasures from local vendors. With a lively atmosphere enhanced by a DJ spinning retro tunes, it’s the perfect opportunity to discover unique throwback finds and rad items for your home.

Savor the taste of summer every third Friday from June to September at Food Truck Fridays! Enjoy the delectable delights of Atlanta’s top food trucks and groove to live music during our lively park party.

Enjoy the Summer Wine Series at Kinship Butcher & Sundry. From 5 to 8 p.m., you can participate in a different wine focus each week.

Don’t miss out on weekly specials in Virginia Highland

With each corner of the Virginia Highland District offering a new adventure and every establishment welcoming you with open arms, we encourage you to seize the opportunity to explore this charming neighborhood this summer. Here’s to a summer filled with unforgettable experiences in VAHI!

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