Labor Day Weekend is a fun-filled time spent with family and friends that gives everyone a reason to celebrate the end of summer in style. This year, why not consider replacing traditional picnics and grill outs with an exciting escape to the bustling city of Atlanta, Georgia? As dynamic as it is intriguing, Atlanta is a vacationer’s dream when it comes to Labor Day fun and activities that are sure to lead to lifelong memories. While it may be a quick weekend trip, making the most of a Labor Day Weekend in Atlanta is sure to be an experience you won’t soon forget. Here are a few of the must-see and do activities when you’re here over Labor Day.
Dragon Con 2019
Whether you’re a kid with a vivid imagination or an adult who is a kid at heart, Dragon Con 2019 is an event you won’t want to miss when you’re in Atlanta over Labor Day Weekend. This annual event is a city-wide highlight that began in 1987 and has only grown in popularity since that time. Running Thursday, August 29th through Monday, September 2nd, Dragon Con is a Science Fiction Society Convention that focuses on everything gaming to fantasy, art, film, comics and beyond! Come in costume and enjoy meeting your favorite fantastic characters that have graced the science fiction pages and screens worldwide.
Atlanta Black Pride Weekend
Labor Day falls hand in hand with Atlanta’s Black Pride Weekend which is an event you definitely won’t want to miss while you’re here! The city comes to life in the name of community empowerment with workshops, performances, parties, dancing and more available for all when this event gets into full swing. The festivities are centralized around Piedmont Park located at 400 Park Drive NE and run from August 28th through September 2nd.
AJC Decatur Book Festival
When your ideal Labor Day weekend comes with a side of insightful literature, make your way to the AJC Decatur Book Festival which is hosted every year much to the delight of authors, readers and literary enthusiasts from near and far. Great conversation, author signings and excerpt readings await when you make your way to this grand event that will be hosting over 250 authors, historians, poets, journalists and more over the course of Labor Day Weekend. A diverse group of genres, authors and perspectives is presented annually, making this a highly anticipated event that brings return visitors to the Atlanta area year after year.
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