Enjoy Events in Atlanta during Spring Break
View of Georgia Tech against an Atlanta skyline (Photo Credit: Raftermen Photography)
Spring break is March 18–22. While many students will be traveling off campus, if you don’t have plans yet, don’t despair. There is a lot going on in and around Atlanta, so everyone can take advantage of the week off from classes.
Georgia Tech Sporting Events
Come out and support the Yellow Jackets at any of several athletic events throughout the week. Admission to all events is free with a valid BuzzCard.
Atlanta United vs. Philadelphia Union
March 17, 7 p.m.
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
The reigning MLS Cup Champions are back. And though the prices are higher than most other events this week, the five stripes in Mercedes-Benz are electric. Whether you’re a diehard fan or have yet to see a match, Atlanta United is always worth checking out if you can.
Atlanta Science Festival
The 2019 Atlanta Science Festival has numerous events each day that take place throughout metro Atlanta. A full list of events can be found here, and those associated with Georgia Tech can be found here.
Ready to Roo Atlanta
March 18, 20, 21
Price: Varies (no entrance fees, but purchases available at each event)
Bonnaroo is hitting the road to bring the spirit of the music festival to cities around the country. Enjoy a virtual reality game competition and a performance by Pure Colors and Caleb Wheels. Attendees at each event will have a chance to win Bonnaroo tickets.
Atlanta Hawks Games
March 19, 21, 23
Location: State Farm Arena
The Atlanta Hawks are playing three home games during Spring Break and the weekend after. They play the Houston Rockets on March 19, the Utah Jazz on March 21, and the Philadelphia 76ers on March 23. Potential attendees should note that the game against the Jazz is also the Hawks’ UGA Alumni Night.
Burgers on the Beach
March 21, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: The Battery
Burgers on the Beach is designed for those who can’t make it to the beach during Spring Break. Aside from the ambiance, customers can enjoy half-off burgers. This is a recurring event that takes place every Thursday.
Ten Buck Comedy
March 22, 9 p.m.
Location: Highland Inn & Ballroom, 644 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
1UP Comedy presents its weekly Friday night show with routines by 10 comics for $10. The performers vary by week and are a surprise each time. The show is ages 18 and up.