John C Howell Park

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John Howell Park, VA Highland
Call: (404) 546-6788 or visit www.atlantaga.gov
John Howell Park is a 3-acre parcel of land located 2.5 miles northeast of the central business district of the City of Atlanta. John Howell was a grassroots civic activist, well-known and well-loved for his extraordinary support of human rights, civil liberties, neighborhood preservation, and the arts.

2021 Virginia Highlands Summerfest Saturday September 25th

Saturday September 25, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Annual neighborhood festival in Virginia-Highland, with arts market, live music and other enterainment. Free admission.
Cost: Free

Great Southern Beer Fest

Saturday July 28, 2018 01:00 PM EDT
The latest beer festival in the South is coming to John Howell Park. Enjoy classic Southern cuisine, country-rock music, and of course, craft beer. Participating breweries include SweetWater Brewing Company, Gate City Brewing, Atlanta Hard Cider Co., Foothills Brewing, and several others.
Cost: $43-$55

Lung Force 5K Run/Walk

Friday November 4, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Benefiting the American Lung Association, this 5K is a community awareness event to raise funds for education, advocacy and research to end lung cancer. It is a pay to run event, but runners are encouraged to make an additional donation or fundraise to help end lung cancer.
Cost: $30

American Lung Association LUNG FORCE 5K Run/Walk

Friday November 6, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Our LUNG FORCE Run/Walk is like no other charity event. With an inspiring signature song and music, we will celebrate the collective power of our breath. Our voices will soar as we rally our friends, neighbors and colleagues to raise our voices against lung cancer—and for lung health for everyone.
Cost: $30.00

Taste of Highlands

Friday May 15, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
A gourmet experience to benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, A Taste of the Highlands offers unlimited tastes from the some city's finest chefs and most beloved restaurants. Terrapin Beer Co. will be on-site, along with numerous wine and liquor vendors, to quench thirsts throughout the event! L...

Battle of the Burgers

Friday October 17, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Virginia Highland's John Howell Park will host a 5k race and burger cook-off. More than 20 area restaurants will compete for judges and amateur burger lovers alike. The Mad Violinist and SCO headline the musical entertainment. This event not only benefits those who wish to try a massive sampling of ...
Cost: $25-60

Battle of the Burgers and 5K

Friday October 11, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Battle of the Burgers is back!This year marks the 4th year as up to 25 of your favorite restaurants in Atlanta fire up their grills and compete for the best burger title, peoples choice and judges choice. Battle of the Burgers is hosted by Embraced, and if burgers aren’t enough, just know that 100...
Cost: $25

Taste of the Highlands

Friday May 17, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
The 11th Annual Taste of the Highlands will be on Sat., May 18 in the John Howell Park from 2-5 p.m. Sponsored by The Fifth Group, its participating restaurants include Alma Cocina, Ecco, La Tavola, Lure, El Taco, and South City Kitchen Midtown. Other participating restaurants include American Roadh...
Cost: $30 students; $50 adults; $60 at door; $70 VIP advance

Kidical Mass

Friday November 9, 2012 07:00 PM EST
1 to 2 mile slow-paced, family-friendly social ride. All riders are welcome. Kidical Mass gives kids (and their families and friends) the opportunity to ride in a group setting, providing lots of support and safety in numbers. The focus of this ride is to bring greater awareness to creating safe ro...
Cost: Free

Battle of the Burgers

Wednesday August 8, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
5K run (yes, there will be people in costume) followed by a battle between the best burger establishments in the Atlanta area for the title of the tastiest burger in 2012. Bring your bib for unlimited burgers at the main event.
Cost: $25-$85
797 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 546-6788



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