Get ready to dive into an unforgettable summer in Sandy Springs! As the sun starts shining brighter, and the days get longer, our city comes alive with a fantastic lineup of events and activities. Whether you're a local or just passing through, there's something here for everyone. From lively festivals to relaxing nature escapes, Sandy Springs has it all. Join us as we explore the best that our vibrant community has to offer this summer.


City Green Live Concert Series

Back to Top of List

City Green Live 2

City Green Live is a series of monthly, free-to-attend concerts put on by the City of Sandy Springs that bring together music lovers of all ages and backgrounds. This year's lineup has been announced, and we couldn't be more excited about it!

  • Queen Nation - May 24th
  • Dazz Band - June 21st
  • Marc Broussard - July 26th
  • Fastball - August 30th
Time: City Green opens at 4:00pm / Festivities begin at 6:00pm / Headliner starts at 7:30pm
Location: The concerts are, of course, located on the beautiful and spacious City Green at City Springs (1 Galambos Wy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328).
Tickets: While they are free to attend, there is the option to reserve a table for $60-$90. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve, so make sure to get there early!

Food That Rocks

Back to Top of List

Image of a crowd at the tasting event, Food That RocksA food and drink tasting event like no other, Food That Rocks celebrates Sandy Springs robust dining scene. Get your taste buds ready to enjoy food, wine, beer, and cocktail tastings, plus live music, and more.

General admission tickets include:

  • Unlimited tastes and desserts from 20 plus of Sandy Springs' best restaurants
  • Unlimited wine, beer, and cocktail tastings
  • Live cooking & mixology demos
  • Live music by Oxford Soul

VIP tickets include everything general admission offers plus:

  • Early admission at 6:00 PM - get in before everyone else!
  • A swag bag full of exclusive goodies

Date/Time: Thursday, June 6th / VIP: 6pm-10pm , General Admission: 7pm-10pm

Location: City Green (1 Galambos Wy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Tickets: General Admission - $75 / VIP - $125 · Get them HERE

This event is rain or shine; you must be 21 and over to attend.


Participating Restaurants

Stars and Stripes: Fourth of July Fireworks

Back to Top of List

Stars & Stripes Fireworks DisplayThe annual Star and Stripes Fourth of July fireworks celebration is back again! On independence say, head over to the City Green for some live music, food trucks, and more, culminating in a spectacular fireworks showcase.

Date/Time: July 4th / 6:00pm

Location: City Green at CIty Springs (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, 30328)


City of Sandy Springs Juneteenth Celebration

Back to Top of List

Juneteenth Celebration

Celebrate Juneteenth at City Springs! This year's annual free, family-friendly Juneteenth Celebration promises to be an exuberant tribute to freedom and liberty. Attendees can anticipate an extraordinary experience, as the Juneteenth Celebration will showcase a captivating performing arts production, a STEAM digital art gallery, educational activities, an array of food vendors, and more!

The event will feature three vibrant spaces: Byers Theatre, the Byers Theatre Lobby, and the City Green.

Byers Theatre: Namari Dance Center will produce and direct a high-quality stage program that tells the story of Juneteenth using dance, spoken word, and song. The production will begin at 5:30 p.m. sharp. 

Byers Theatre Lobby: Sandy Springs collaborates with LIQUID Arts & Productions to present an immersive art exhibition and experience, centered on the creativity of high school students from both Sandy Springs and Dunwoody. This event, in celebration of Juneteenth, will feature interactive digital artworks. Guided by the artistic vision of PeQue, these youth-produced canvas pieces will incorporate augmented reality, offering guests the opportunity to engage with innovative displays. Furthermore, the students will collectively work on a large mural-sized masterpiece, which will be highlighted as the exhibition’s centerpiece.

City Green: The outdoor festivities aim to provide an educational complement to the stage production and digital art gallery. Family-friendly activities will include Juneteenth trivia, a West African drum circle, and more! 

Location: City Springs (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, 30328)


Sandy Springs Farmers Market

Back to Top of List

Vegetables on table at farmers marketHappening every Saturday from April to November, the Sandy Springs Farmers Market showcases small and local businesses from all around the metro-Atlanta area. Vendors will be offering fresh produce and artisan foods, as well as specialty goods and crafts.

Date/Time: Every Saturday from April 20th - November / 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM  (Make sure to the check the City Springs Facebook Page for updates about changes to the market schedule). 
Location: City Green (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Concerts By The Springs Series

Back to Top of List

Singer on stage at the Heritage Sandy Springs outdoor concert series, Concerts by the Springs.

Similar to the City Green Live series, Concerts by the Springs are free, monthly concerts for the everyone to enjoy. These concerts take place at the Heritage Amphitheatre, a stunning outdoor venue with tiered seating and lush greenery. This year's lineup is as follows:

  • Her Majesty's Request - May 5th
  • Savannah Jack - June 2nd
  • G Clef and the Playlist - July 14th
  • Harvest Moon - August 4th
  • Grains of Sand -  September 8th
Time: Gates open at 5:00pm. / music begins at 7:00pm
Location: Heritage Amphitheatre (6110 Bluestone Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)
Tickets: Again, the concerts are free to attend, but you can reserve a table for $135-$155. Lawn seating is first-come, first-serve.

City Springs Theatre Company Performance Series

Back to Top of List

Grammy-Winning Trumpeter Chris Botti

Back to Top of List

Chris Botti, trumpeterGrammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti is set to captivate audiences with his mesmerizing melodies as he graces the stage at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. Known for his unparalleled talent and soul-stirring performances, Botti's nearly 30 years of musical excellence makes this a can't-miss night of world-class instrumentalism. He's collaborated with some of the biggest superstars in the music industry including Sting, Paul Simon, Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, and more.

Date/Time: June 8th · 8:00 PM

Location: The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Tickets: Start at $70 · Get them HERE


Sundown Social

Back to Top of List

Sundown SocialSundown Social is a relaxed community gathering featuring live music, signature cocktails, local vendors, and more! 

Date/Time: Thursdays starting May 9th / 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: City Green (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Legendary Artist John Hiatt

Back to Top of List

Get ready to be swept away by the timeless tunes of legendary singer-songwriter, John Hiatt, as he makes his way to Sandy Springs. With a career spanning decades, Hiatt has earned his place as a master lyricist and storyteller, crafting songs filled with tales of redemption, love, and life's trials. From the iconic tracks of his acclaimed album "Bring the Family" to the soul-stirring melodies of "Leftover Feelings," Hiatt's music resonates with audiences of all ages. With accolades including induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and a Lifetime Achievement in Songwriting award from the Americana Music Association, Hiatt's impact on the music world is undeniable. Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience the magic of John Hiatt live in concert, where his words and music come alive in a way that only a true troubadour can deliver.

Date/Time: June 13th · 7:30 PM

Location: Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328)

Tickets: Start at $37


Hit The Water

Back to Top of List

Want to beat the summer heat? Take advantage of the over 22 miles of Chattahoochee River shoreline in Sandy Springs, and cool off in the water!

New to Morgan Falls Overlook Park, Murph's Surf Shack is open for the summer, and they want you to enjoy a sunny day out on the water! Rent a paddleboard or kayak, and take in the serene waterscape of Morgan Fall's Blue Sluice Lake. 

The Nantahala Outdoor Center is also open for business, and they're offering trips down the beautiful Chattahoochee! Rent a tube, raft, or kayak, and float your way down a 3.5-mile stretch of river from the Powers Island drop-in to the Paces Ferry take-out, This is an awesome outdoor activity for adventure seekers of all ages! Prices start at $35 per rental.


River Through Atlanta

Chris Scalley started River Through Atlanta Guide Service in 1994. He was inspired by the thriving flyfishing guide industry in the Rocky…

There's always something happening in Sandy Springs.
Check out our Things To Do and Events pages to discover everything we have to offer!