Summer in Dunwoody is going to be packed with fun, family-friendly events. From outdoor movies to live music, there's something for everyone. Here’s a list of the best summer events you won’t want to miss. 


1. Pics in the Park 

Kick off the summer with something for the whole family at Pics in the Park. Enjoy free popcorn and candy while watching a classic movie under the stars. Bring your crew, lawn chairs, and blankets for a cozy evening. Pernoshal Park is a lovely setting for these events, offering ample space and a welcoming atmosphere 


     Dates:  June 7, 2024 Back to the Future 

     July 5, 2024 Kung Fu Panda 

     August 2, 2024 Madame Web 

     Time: 9:00 PM 

     Location: Pernoshal Park, 4575 North Shallowford Rd, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: Free 


Pics in the Park Pernoshal Park Free Event Kids Movie

2. Summer Music at The Village 

Enjoy live music nearly every weekend from June to September at Bar{n}. It's a perfect way to relax and enjoy summer evenings with friends and family. Start your evening by grabbing a refreshing drink at Bar{n}, then head over to Morty's for a delicious meal. To cap it off, indulge in dessert at Message in a Bottle. With plenty of food options, you can savor a delightful evening outdoors with live music and great company. 


     Dates: May 31, June 1, 7, 15, 21, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 14 

     Time: 7:00 PM 

     Location: Bar{n}, 5521 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338 

  Live Music at Bar{n}

3. Groovin' on the Green 

Gather with your community for this free concert series at Brook Run Park Amphitheater. Bring the family, grab a picnic blanket, and enjoy dinner from the food trucks at the park while listening to great music. Enjoy live music from talented performers like Deep Velvet on June 8, 2024, Nu Wave ATL on July 13, 2024, and G Clef & The Playlist on August 10, 2024. 


     Dates: July 13, August 10 

     Time: 6:00 PM 

     Location: Brook Run Park Amphitheater  

     Price: Free 


Groovin on the Green Brook Run Park Ampitheater

4. Dwarf Goat Meditation and Pilates 

Try a unique experience of meditation and Pilates sessions with therapy goat at Brook Run Park. Feel the pure joy of interacting with these miniature goats while you relax your mind and body in downward dog. These sessions are suitable for all ages, making them a great date idea, hangout with friends, or a unique solo activity. Children are welcome but must be supervised during the session. 


     Dates: Meditation on June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11; Pilates on June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13 

     Times: Meditation 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM; Pilates 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

     Location: Brook Run Park, 4770 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: $40 per class 


  Goat Meditation Yoga at Brook Run Park

5. Music on the Lawn 

Experience a lively evening of live music, food, and drinks at Music on the Lawn at Ashford Lane. This free event is the perfect opportunity to unwind and have a great time with friends and family. Grab a drink or dinner from the numerous restaurants at Ashford Lane, such as Hobnob, Hawkers, and Culinary Dropout. With a spacious grass lawn, everyone can dance, listen and and enjoy the lively atmosphere. Don't miss out on this fantastic community gathering.


     Date: June 14, 21, 28, 2024 

     Time: 7:00  - 10:00 PM

     Location: The Lawn at Ashford Lane, 4550 Olde Perimeter Way, Dunwoody, GA 30346 

     Price: Free 

   Ashford Lane Live Music People on the Lawn

6. Summer Fridays at Park Place 

Create Dunwoody is hosting a complimentary evening of local music at Park Place. Bring a blanket or chair and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere at Summer Fridays. While you're there, support local restaurants like Eclipse di Luna, Brass Tap (now Cowboys and Caviar), Cafe Intermezzo, or McKendrick's Steak House. Park Place has undergone exciting renovations, including putting in new turf and adding games such as cornhole and ping pong. It's the perfect setting for a relaxing evening with live music, delicious food, and fun activities for everyone to enjoy. 


     Date: June 14 & 21, 2024 

     Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 

     Location: Park Place, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: Free 


7. Dunwoody Food Truck Thursdays 

Snack your way through a variety of food truck delights and enjoy live music at Brook Run Park. This monthly event is a favorite for food enthusiasts and families alike. Sample cuisine from around the world, sip on beer or wine, and treat yourself to delectable desserts. It's a pet-friendly event, so bring your furry friends along for the fun. With something for everyone, Dunwoody Food Truck Thursdays  are the perfect way for foodies to spend a delightful evening outdoors with their community. 


     Dates: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday until October 17, 2024 

     Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

     Location: Brook Run Park, 4770 North Peachtree Road, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: Free admission 

 Food Truck Thursdays Brook Run Park 2023  

8. Dunwoody 4th of July Parade and Festival 

The Dunwoody Independence Day annual parade is the second largest 4th of July parade in Georgia. Marvel at the marching bands, floats, and local celebrities as they parade through the streets. It's a fantastic way to celebrate our country, get outside, and connect with the vibrant Dunwoody community. 


After the parade, stick around for the festival where you can enjoy delicious food, discover local businesses, and even snag some freebies from Discover Dunwoody's tent. This event truly embodies the spirit of community and patriotism, making it a highlight of the summer for residents and visitors alike. 


     Date: July 4, 2024 

     Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

     Location: Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338 

     Price: Free 


4th of July Parade   

9. Outdoor Summer Movie Series  

The magic of outdoor movies is alive and under the stars at Park Place. Bring your family for a delightful evening outdoors and enjoy the newer renovations, including lush grass turf. Make it a complete night out by grabbing dinner from one of the nearby restaurants and sitting on the patio to enjoy the movie. It's a wonderful way to unwind and create lasting memories with loved ones in the heart of Dunwoody. 


     Dates: 3rd Fridays from July to October (starting July 19, 2024) 

     Location: Park Place, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: Free 


10. She Kills Monsters 

Be swept away by the vibrant local arts scene by attending a performance at Stage Door Theatre. "She Kills Monsters" promises an evening filled with laughter, action, and nostalgic 90s pop culture references. Bring the kids along- this comedic play is suitable for all ages. 


     Dates: July 19, 20, 2024 

     Location: Stage Door Theatre, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: $10-$15 


Stage Door Theatre Play Actors   

11. A Night with Dads 2: The Daddening 

Prepare to laugh out loud with Dad's Garage at their entertaining performance, "A Night with Dads 2: The Daddening." It's a hilarious way to spend an evening with family and friends, sharing in the laughter and fun. The intimate setting of the theatre adds to the experience, creating an engaging atmosphere that draws you into the performance. 


     Dates: July 27, 2024 

     Time: 7:30 PM 

     Location: Stage Door Theatre, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA 

     Price: $15-$28 


These events showcase why Dunwoody is the ideal summer destination. Dunwoody seamlessly blends the warm community atmosphere of suburbia with the amenities of a bustling metro area, ensuring a summer filled with memorable experiences for all. Don't miss out on the excitement - mark your calendars and immerse yourself in all the activities the city has to offer. 


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