Whether you’re visiting the area for a few hours or considering planting more permanent roots, there’s always something exciting to do in Alpharetta. To ensure you’re getting the most authentic experience, we’ve rounded up the top things to do in Alpharetta this weekend, with a local stamp of approval.
Spend the Afternoon
Downtown Alpharetta is a lively hub promoting local businesses, tourism, and culture. The area boasts scenic views, shops, restaurants, and local events all year long. So whether you’re popping into the Alpharetta Arts Center, or looking to grab a baked good for an afternoon treat, Downtown Alpharetta has you covered.
Sip on Wine
Painted Horse Winery and Vineyards is Milton, Georgia’s founding winery, and is currently the only farm winery in Fulton County. Originally opening its doors in 1991, the property has transformed from what began as a small farm into a thriving working estate where family and friends can enjoy a wine tasting, take riding lessons, and celebrate life.
See Their Favorite Artist
Ameris Bank Amphitheatre is a 12,000-seat, state-of-the-art venue providing an exceptional backdrop for some of the biggest names in country, rock, and pop. Known for its stunning park-like setting and phenomenal acoustics, a visit to the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre is one you won’t forget.
Spruce Up Their Wardrobes
This 86-acre community is just steps away from our Chiswick community — featuring a massive theater, conference center, a full-service hotel, in addition to a well-connected community of dining, entertainment, living, and shopping options. Its 570,000 sq.ft. of retail space makes Avalon the ultimate destination for the best clothes, accessories, beauty products, and more.
Explore the Local Community
The AlphaLoop is a transformative trail in Alpharetta, providing an unmatched level of connectivity to its neighboring communities. At its core, the AlphaLoop is a multi-use path looping through Alpharetta which leads to amenities like the Big Creek Greenway, Downtown Alpharetta, and Avalon. In other words, it enhances the quality of life of everyone who lives, works, and spends time in this area.
Take a Swing
Known as the premier entertainment destination in Alpharetta, this climate-controlled hotspot is ideal for hitting bays no matter the season. With HDTVs in their bays, restaurant, and bar, visitors can keep up with the score of their favorite sporting event while dining, indulging in cool refreshments, and aiming at the venue’s giant outfield targets.
Smell the Roses
This arboretum is a beautiful spot to walk and explore the diverse flora of the region. Come to admire over 20 specimens including upland hardwood forest, conifer forest, and trees found in ravines and bottomland. These trees represent all three of Georgia’s geographic regions: the mountains, the Piedmont, and the Coastal Plain.
Grab Some Fresh Produce
This weekly farmers market offers locally-grown produce, handmade crafts, health and beauty products, and more. With a selection of items ranging from fresh produce and housewares to candles and homemade soaps, it’s the perfect spot to purchase a thoughtful gift while supporting local businesses and experiencing Alpharetta’s community spirit.
Images courtesy of: City Center Alpharetta (Downtown Alpharetta); Auerbach Consultants (Ameris Bank Amphitheatre); Atlanta Business Chronicle (AlphaLoop); Nelson Worldwide (Avalon Mall); Wikipedia (Big Creek Greenway); Topgolf Atlanta (Topgolf Alpharetta); Trip Advisor (Webb Bridge Park); Awesome Alpharetta (Alpharetta Famers Market).