The 2016 Brookhaven Bolt 5K is Saturday May 21st. 100% of our proceeds are donated directly to Ashford Park Elementary School. The race course is USATF Certified and has been called challenging but fair by previous runners.
Winding through the beautiful Ashford Park neighborhood in the new city of Brookhaven, our race has become one of the largest in the area and an annual family event to be enjoyed by everyone.
Join us on Saturday, May 14th from Noon-5pm for DeKalb-Peachtree Airport’s Annual Good Neighbor Day Airshow and Open House!
Jump ‘N Slide, Large Inflatables, Sand Castles, WSB Radio Giveaways, Samber’s Famous Funnel Cakes, Face Painting, Whacky Hair…and lots more!!
There is no admission fee to Good Neighbor Day; parking is $10.00 per vehicle regardless of the number of occupants. All Good Neighbor Day access is only through Dresden Drive via Clairmont Road. Please note that parking spaces are limited.
The Buford Highway International Half-Marathon 10-K, 5-K & 2-Mile Stroll has been created by IWeLife and is being Presented by Sports Dekalb. This event is for foodies who have a running/walking problem! If you’re a runner/walker from around the Southeast looking to experience the exotic restaurants that line the Buford Highway corridor of Atlanta, we have an event for you! Our aim is to showcase the uniqueness of Dekalb County and the cities of Brookhaven, Chamblee and Doraville by developing a partnership with the area restaurants and providing great food and fun for all!
A Mother’s Day tradition in the City of Dunwoody, the crowd-pleasing Dunwoody Art Festival will celebrate its seventh dazzling show on May 7, 2016 from 10AM to 7PM and May 8 from 10AM to 5PM. It’s Rain or Shine!
In 2015, Dunwoody Art Festival drew a remarkable crowd of more than 40,000 happy grandmothers, moms, children, and of course, lots of dads too! The Dunwoody Village area transforms into a whimsical artist market with fun for the entire family, and Dunwoody Village Parkway will become a shoppers’ paradise. Bestowed the trophy for the “Best New Event of 2010” by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association, Dunwoody Art Festival continues to attract the top artisans from across the country. Along with the partnership of the Dunwoody Crier, incredible community volunteers and the Dunwoody Rotary Club, Dunwoody Art Festival is a must-see!
A fun-filled Kidz Zone will await youngsters with great rides, sand art, imaginative crafts and games. A relaxing stage with continuous live music will be located in the new food court and will join Village Burger and other great eats from neighborhood restaurants. Sit down and relax before setting out again in search for that “gotta have it” piece of art. There truly is something for everyone at Dunwoody Art Festival!
Mark your calendar for the Chamblee Summer Concert Series in downtown Chamblee. This concert series will offer a fun filled event for the whole family. Bring out your blankets and lawn chairs, or reserve one of our VIP Tables to enjoy an evening of good music in Chamblee’s downtown. Food and beverages (including beer & wine) will be available for purchase onsite. Concert goers may also bring their own food and beverages (excluding alcohol) if desired.
The Chamblee Fun Mud Run is a 5K run with obstacles and mud, benefitting the Chamblee Middle School Education Foundation. Presented by Ed Voyles Automotive, the Chamblee Fun Mud Run will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 8 am at Chamblee Middle School.
The Chamblee Fun Mud Run is open to the community, and is recommended for children ages 8 and up, as well as older kids, teens and adults of all abilities.
Join us for a fun-filled day for the whole family at Dresden Park on April 23rd as we wrap up Georgia Cities Week with our Grand Finale- Family Field Day! Festivities will include a dog parade, touch-a-truck, and field day events for the whole family! The dog parade and Touch a Truck will begin at 10am, and Field Day events will be held from 10:30am to 2pm. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy lunch concessions and music along with the day’s activities!
Show off your favorite four-legged friend in our Georgia Cities Week Dog Parade! The parade will start at 10am at the Dresden Park bridge and will wind through the park following the track to the staging area where the pup with the best costume will be awarded with a gift basket courtesy of VCA Pets are People Too.
Touch a Truck
Stop by to see, climb in, and learn about the vehicles that keep our city running! The Touch a Truck will begin at 10am, and you can check out the vehicles until 1pm at Dresden Park. Vehicles will include;
-Chamblee Recycling Truck
-Chamblee Leaf Truck
-Chamblee Police Vehicles
-DeKalb Fire Truck
-Jim Ellis Monster Truck
Field Day Events
The Chamblee Family Field Day will include events for the whole family! Show off your skills by participating in a variety of fun-filled games and activities. There will be individual events that you can enjoy throughout the event, as well as group events beginning at noon. A full schedule of group events, including registration options, will be released shortly. There is no cost to participate, and this is also your last chance to earn points for the Chamblee Wellness Challenge. The Wellness Challenge winners will also be announced at the conclusion of Family Field Day.
The Chamblee Chamber is proud to present the 2016 State of the City Address delivered by Mayor Eric Clarkson. The Atlanta Marriott at Century Center will be hosting this event for the first time. Please join us on Wednesday April 20th at 7:30 A.M.
Breakfast will be provided by the Atlanta Marriott. Register today!
Free to public – RSVP Required. Please follow this link: goo.gl/y3lyTa
Please do so by Wednesday April 13th at 5:00 P.M.
Keep Chamblee Beautiful is proud to be kicking off Georgia Cities Week with a beautification event on Sunday, April 17th, with work sessions from 10:00am-noon and 1:00-3:00pm.
Our volunteers will be leading the effort to beautify the Chamblee monument at the corner of Chamblee Dunwoody Rd & Way. We’ll be cleaning the monument, planting flowers and picking up litter in the surrounding area. When we’re done, the monument will be an even cleaner, greener and more beautiful welcome to our great city.
Refreshments, tools and materials will be provided. Street parking is available on Chamblee Dunwoody Way.
Cities across Georgia celebrates Georgia Cities Week in April. Georgia Cities Week gives cities an opportunity to share information about the valuable services cities provide to residents and how cities positively impact their quality of life. The week is also an opportunity to celebrate community achievements and recognize volunteers and city employees.
Every year Buford Highway Farmers Market celebrates our local Georgia food products with a Flavor of Georgia Showcase. This event features finalists and winners from the University of Georgia’s excellent program, the Flavor of Georgia Food Contest. This year April 15, 16 and 17 you can meet these fine young entrepreneurs of what they have for you. Please make your way down and meet these folks up close and personal, they are local, and enjoy the delicious samples they have for you. – See more at: http://www.aofwc.com/node/275
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
April 15-17, 11 am to 5 pm; Sunday closes at 4 pm
Join us for the annual Lemonade Days festival in Dunwoody! Celebrating our historic and triumphant past, Lemonade Days is a family-oriented event of fairground rides, face painting, food, crafts, pony rides, demonstrations and art exhibitions. Proceeds to benefit the Dunwoody Preservation Trust. The large carnival and midway area is the centerpiece of the festival, but craft lovers and even the smallest children will find plenty to do and enjoy amidst the joyful celebrations!
The Daffodil Dash is a 1mile & 5K Run/Walk in memory of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust. This race is being organized by the Am Yisrael Chai! Teen Initiative, where teens are empowered to Remember the Past and Reach for the Future. Your support helps us create a Living Holocaust memorial as we aspire to plant 1.5 million daffodils in memory of the children. The race raises awareness and funds for Holocaust Education and supports children suffering in humanitarian crises in the world today. Proceeds benefit Am Yisrael Chai!, a non profit Holocaust Education and Awareness organization, as well as “Kids for Kids”, “Raising South Sudan”, and “Agahozo Shalom”, organizations helping children and families in remote villages in Darfur, South Sudan and Rwanda.