Ways to Enjoy Your ATL Community

Make an investment in the popular neighborhood of Midtown Atlanta, the epicenter of the city’s art scene. This 1920’s-style, 6,306-square-foot home features classic hardwood floors. Use these features as a jumping-off point for your design dreams and create a breathtaking home in the Heart of the Arts.

Things to Do in Midtown Atlanta

This soulful community brims with art galleries, boutique shopping, hot entertainment venues boasting award-winning performances and fantastic outdoor spaces like the vast Piedmont Park, where there’s always something fun going on, from farmers’ markets to 5K races. 

Attracting families with kids from elementary through high school, Midtown not only offers a walkable, neighborhood feel, but a vibrant urban environment.

The dining is on point – enjoy date night at Empire State South, where you can dig into upscale southern specialties prepared by Top Chef Masters alum and James Beard award-winning chef Hugh Acheson. Or, grab the family and head to The Varsity, the largest drive-in theater in the world – be sure to order a fried pie. 

Empire State South's outdoor courtyard featuring a boccie ball court.
Empire State South’s outdoor courtyard featuring a boccie ball court.

Midtown Guide: Top 7 Local Activities for Families

Whatever you’re in the mood for – arts and culture, a tasty meal or outdoor recreation – Midtown provides it. Here’s your guide to the top things to do in Midtown.

1. Atlanta Botanical Garden

Thirty acres of outdoor foliage, the serene Storza Woods and Canopy Walk and the beautiful Skyline Garden.

2. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

One of America’s leading orchestras, offering more than 150 concerts a year, including classical, pops, family and holiday.

3. High Museum of Art

Recognized throughout the Southeast and the world for its 18,000 words of art, including 19th- and 20th-century American 4fine and decorative arts. 

4. Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre

A nonprofit regional theater company celebrating the rich tradition of Black storytelling. 

5. Museum of Design Atlanta – MODA

The Southeast’s only museum dedicated to the study and celebration of all things design, including industrial and product design, furniture and fashion.

6. Center for Puppetry Arts

Watch a beloved story brought to life through puppetry or introduce the kids to Jim Henson’s genius at the Worlds of Puppetry Museum. 

7. Piedmont Park

A perennial favorite for a Sunday stroll, playing with your dog at the dog park or attending one of the many festivals that take place here. 

Midtown Atlanta's Piedmont Park
Midtown Atlanta’s Piedmont Park

4 of the Hottest Hangouts in Midtown 

Whether you’ve tucked in the kiddos and left them with a sitter, or are entertaining friends in ATL who are from out of town, here’s where to see and be seen in Midtown: 

1. High Note Rooftop Bar

This casual, upscale rooftop bar is not just for guests. Locals love it for its fun cocktails (TKO: light rum, rhum clement, lime oleo, orgeat, falernum and amontillado), spiced fries and tuna poke. 

2. Whole Foods Midtown Atlanta Store

Okay, so you wouldn’t immediately think of the local grocery store as ‘hip.’ But this huge, three-story Whole Foods will change your mind. Check out the mocha bar, kombucha on tap and the 14th Street Bar with its great selection of wines by the glass. There’s even a rooftop bar, one of the best in the city of Atlanta.

3. KooKooRoom Atlanta

No matter your taste in music, you’ll find it at the Koo Koo Room, a Midtown nightclub featuring different music styles each night of the week, from reggae to hip-hop. 

4. The Consulate Atlanta

Named by Zagat a one of the “sexiest new restaurants and bars” in Atlanta, this timeless restaurant features a global menu with tastes from Ethiopia, Span, Korea, Cuba n more.  

The Consulate in Midtown Atlanta
The Consulate in Midtown Atlanta

Transportation in Midtown Atlanta

Getting Around the Midtown ATL Community

Convenience is key when you’re choosing a new neighborhood – and Midtown gets high marks in that department. The MARTA rapid transit system runs through the area, plus there are free shuttles on the following routes: 

  • From the Arts Center MARTA Station to the Atlantic Station
  • From the Midtown MARTA Station to Georgia Institute of Technology AKA Georgia Tech

Prefer to get around under your own power? Midtown’s bike score is 74, meaning 74 percent of your errands can be accomplished locally by biking about instead of driving. Let’s be good to our environment!

Moving to Midtown Atlanta

Thinking about moving to the Midtown ATL area? I have inside connections to local sellers and selling agents who would love to show you their listings.

Contact me to find out how I can help you find your dream home in Midtown. Or click the button below to find out what homes I have listed for sale in the Midtown ATL community.

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