There are a lot of events happening all over Atlanta and if you don’t want to venture down to the heart of the city, here’s some events that might pique your interest.
Giving Gracefully Awards
Tuesday, Jan. 29th: The Annual Giving Gracefully Awards is a philanthropic awards ceremony that honors committed, passionate athletes and entertainers devoted to making an impact in their communities. Only often recognized for their talent or craft, these athletes and entertainers are dedicated to heroic achievement through charitable giving. During the intimate, upscale affair, guests have the unique opportunity to spend valuable face-to-face time with philanthropic athletes and entertainers and learn more about their initiatives and upcoming events.
Find tickets here.
Bowling for Humphries
Wednesday, Jan. 30th: Join Georgia native and former NFL star, Takeo Spikes and The NFL Legends Community as they partner to host “Bowling for Humphries” charity event at Midtown Bowl during Super Bowl week in Atlanta, GA. Get up close and personal with Takeo and his celebrity friends as they raise money for a good cause during one of the nation’s biggest cultural events. “Bowling with Humphries” will be an interactive experience filled with bowling, food, drink, and live music by one of the nation’s top DJ’s. More information can be found at bowlingforhumphries.com
House of BET: An Immersive Experience
Friday Feb. 1st – Saturday Feb.2nd: House of BET is a free 2-day immersive experience that includes exclusive screenings, cast conversations and meet + greets held at 595 Event Center.
Friday Feb. 1st
- 3-4 PM: Boomerang Screening
- 4-5 PM: What Men Want: Meet & Greet With The Hood Healer
- 7-8 PM: BET Social Awards: “Instagra Famous” A Conversatin with Rickey Thompson & Mouse Jones
- 9-10 PM: American Soul Screening
Saturday Feb. 2nd
- 2-4 PM: Boomerang: Screening & Intimate Conversation with Black Girl Podcast & The Women of Boomerang
- 6-8 PM: American Soul: Screening & Panel on the Impact of Soul Train
RSVP for the House of BET here.
SunTrust Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson Celebrity Superslam presented by LOS ANGELES FUEL
Friday, Feb. 1st: Join former NFL great Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson for his SUNTRUST Celebrity SuperSlam Charity basketball game presented by LOS ANGELES FUEL. The game will take place at the Forbes Arena on the Campus of Morehouse College. The game will feature Chad, current and former NFL players, Hollywood celebrities, reality stars, social media influencers and media personalities some of which includes Jarvis Landry of the Browns, Davante Adams of the Packers, Lamar Jackson of the Ravens, Pierre Garcon of the 49ers, former Atlanta Falcon Jamal Anderson, Love and Hip Hop star Julu Castenda, Ceaser and Teddy of VH1’s Black ink Crew, Kendrick Sampson of HBO’s Insecure and many more. Proceeds from the event benefits Usher’s New Look Foundation.
Ticket proces range from $20-$80 and can be purchased here.
Celebrity Sweat: Celebrity Flag Football
Saturday, Feb. 2: Celebrity Sweat will be co-hosting the 19th annual Celebrity Flag Football Challenge with the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park.
The 2019 game will feature an epic showdown between last year’s winning QB – Doug Flutie coaching Quavo’s team against fellow football alum Michael Vick with Hall of Famer Michael Irvin. The teams will comprise of pro- athletes such as Jarvis Landry, Devin Hester, Melvin Gordon, De’Vandre Campbell, Brian Poole, Darius Slay, Tryon Woodley, and Bryan Braman – with more stars to be announced shortly. Also joining us will be celebrities and musicians, including Hip Hop sensations Offset and Quavo from Migos.
You can get tickets here.
These events are litty but they’re going to cost you.
Sports Illustrated Party Hosted By Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne
Saturday, Feb. 2nd: Guests will enjoy performances by world renowned DJ IRIE, and Dallas Austin plus a unique silent auction featuring exclusive sports and entertainment memorabilia and experiences including Steve Young’s 49ers helmet, a Prince signed electric guitar, a Peyton Manning Super Bowl game helmet, the 1999 Rams Lombardi trophy, and more! Tickets start at $500 and can be purchased through the here.
16th Annual “Leather & Laces” Spectacular
Saturday, Feb. 2nd: “Leather and Laces” will be hosted by Victoria’s Secret Angels Josephine Skriver and Lais Ribeiro, along with special guest DJ and Producer Dallas Austin and NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Kyle Busch will be there as well. There will also be a “Model Stage Walk” and Live performances by special guests Brandi Cyrus and DJ Automatic. For more information, visit leatherandlaces.com.