Things to do around metro Atlanta in June 2011 – for Free

If you can’t beat the Atlanta heat, join in!  Atlanta has no shortage of spots the family can pack a picnic, pull up a lawn chair and enjoy a range of music and movie delights.  Here we have detailed free outdoor events for the rest of June. 


Midsummer Music Festival, Candler Park
On June 18, 2011, Candler Park will be filled with music and food. From noon – 11pm, festival goers can hear a fantastic lineup of live music and eat foods from the top rated Atlanta Street Food Coalition. You can also start the day off by running or walking in the festival’s 5k race.

For more information on the Midsummer Music Festival in Atlatna’s Candler Park, please click here. 

Jazz on the Lawn at Callanwolde

Jazz on the Lawn at Callanwolde

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta
Jazz on the Lawn
The Jazz on the Lawn summer outdoor concert series showcases a lineup of Atlanta’s jazz treasures, with a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, Latin and blues.

Marsha DuPree
Friday, June 17 7:30p

Click here for more information on the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Jazz on the Lawn events, including info on purchasing tickets.

Technology Square in Midtown
Flicks on Fifth
Flicks on Fifth is a free summer movie series on Wednesday nights at Technology Square in Midtown. All movies begin at nightfall (around 8:30p.m.-9:00 p.m.). There’ll be free popcorn!

June 22: The Adjustment Bureau
June 29: Just Go With It

Click here for more info on Flicks on Fifth in Atlanta’s Technology Square in Midtown.

Screen on the Green, Piedmont Park

Screen on the Green, Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park – Midtown

Screen on the Green
Piedmont Park Conservancy is proud to announce that with the support of local companies, Screen on the Green is back for another great season. For five consecutive Thursday evenings, June 2 – June 30, fans will enjoy classic films under the beautiful Atlanta skyline. Movies begin between 8:40 and 8:55.

June 23 – Viewers Choice – The Birds, 1963 vs. Frankenstein, 1931
June 30 – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, 1971

Please click here for more info on Piedmont Park’s Screen on the Green.

Atlantic Station – Midtown

Friday Night Live Free Concert Series in Central Park: 7-10pm

June 3: Like a Locamotive and The Holidays
June 10: The Endless Energy: 7:30-8:15 and Innocent Youth: 8:15-8:45
June 17: Jimi Cravity and Jordan Gonazalez and the Solar Bears
June 24: Pullin’ Strings

Every Thurday: Movies in the Park
June 16: Deja Vu
June 23: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Elizabeth Taylor Tribute Night)
June 30: Grease

Click here for more events at Atlantic Station this summer. 

Marietta and surrounding area: 

Glover Park Concert Series Poster by Coe Steinwart

Glover Park Concert Series Poster by Coe Steinwart

The Historic Marietta Square – Marietta
Glover Park Concert Series
The Series continues throughout the summer, with concerts scheduled for the last Friday night of each month through September. The concerts are free of charge but if you’re looking for a “front-row seat,” a limited number of tables can be reserved — $45 for tables of six and $55 for tables for eight. Blankets and lawn chairs only may be set up in the park after 4 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner (beer and wine are permitted) or dine in one of the many fine restaurants located on the square.

June 24: Yacht Rock / Party Rock

Please click here for more information on the Glover Park Concert Series on the Marietta Square in 2011. 

Mable House: Barnes Amphitheatre – Mableton
Candlelite Concert: Delta Moon
June 18
Gate opens at 7:00
Show from 8:00-10:00

Please click here for more information on the Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre Candlelite Concert.

Duluth/Buford Area: 

Symphony on the Green – Duluth
Duluth Summer Stage Concert Series
Concerts are FREE and begin at 7:30 pm.

*Concessions will be on sale as a fundraiser to send the Gwinnett Symphony to NYC to perform on September 11.

June 17: Orchestral selections of popular and classical genres

Please click here for more information on the Smyphony on the Green in Duluth. 

Thrasher Park in Norcross
Concerts in the Park
June 24: Natalie Stovall

Click here for more info on the Thrasher Park concert with Natalie Stovall.

The Mall of Georgia – Buford

Movies Under the Stars & Summer Concert Series on Village Lawn
The concert, which features a local band, starts at 6:30 p.m., and it’s immediately followed by a free movie (movie starts at dark).

June 18: Band: The Ron Jonsons; Movie: Peter Pan
June 25: Band: Drowning Creek Band; Movie: Shrek Forever After

Please click here for more information on The Mall of Georgia’s Movie Under the Stars & Summer Concert Series on the Village Lawn. 

Songs 4 Summer

Songs 4 Summer at Sterling on the Lake

Town Center Park – Suwanee
Game on the Green
Atlanta Braves @ SD Padres
June 25 – 8:35 pm

Please click here for more information on the Town Center Park Game on the Green. 

Sterling on the Lake – Flowery Branch
Songs 4 Summer Concert Series
From 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. on Saturdays in June, you can relax by the clubhouse & enjoy an evening of music.

June 18: Coconut Groove Band

Please click here for more information on the Songs 4 Summer Concert Series at Sterling on the Lake.

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