August Events in Atlanta & Newnan

Driving to your next event

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Summertime in Georgia brings a truckload of things to do for the entire family. Getting to these attractions and events is half the fun, but you need a reliable vehicle. At SouthTowne Motors choose from new, pre-owned, and pre-certified models such as GMC, Buick, Cadillac, and Chevrolet to get you there in style and comfort. Get your next vehicle at SouthTowne and be prepared to enjoy upcoming August events.

August Events

  • The National Black Arts Festival takes place throughout downtown Atlanta through September 14. The festival features music, dance, film, and literary and visual works of African art.
  • A tasty treat for everyone is the 11th Annual Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week running through Sunday, August 4. Choose from 35 restaurants for a delicious prix-fixe brunch, lunch, or dinner.
  • Two concerts are in town on August 3. Matchbox Twenty & Goo Goo Dolls play at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, and Kenny Chesney will be playing at the Georgia Dome.
  • On August 4, the IDOL Live! 2013 American IDOL Tour will be at the Arena at the Gwinnett Center and the Jonas Brothers Live Tour 2013 is at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.
  • Sports enthusiasts can enjoy an exciting game of baseball on August 9 through August 11 at Turner Field as the Atlanta Braves take on the Miami Marlins.
  • Arts and crafts lovers won’t want to miss the annual Piedmont Park Arts and Crafts Festival on August 17-18. This midtown festival promises lots of innovative creations from as many as 250 artists and artisans.
  • Also on August 17, the 13th Annual BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival in Decatur will have your mouth watering. Held at Harmony Park, expect to be thoroughly entertained with live music while sampling some of the best barbeque in the south.
  • An upcoming event kids and adults will enjoy is the 11th Annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival on August 24-25. The festival features a Kids Zone with fun center, a 5K run, storytellers, performers, artists, food vendors, and live music.
  • Finish the month with the free Festival Peachtree Latino event at Piedmont Park on August 26 featuring ethnic foods, parades, live musical performances, arts and crafts, and exhibits.

Whenever you plan to purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle to take in the local sites or plan an outing in Atlanta, talk to the customer-friendly representatives at Southtowne Motors to put you in the car, truck, or SUV of your choice.

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