Labor Day is for doing the opposite of work.
So if you believe traveling OTP — outside the perimeter — is work, then this list of Intown Atlanta events is for you.
• Dragon Con
The beloved fantasy convention is held downtown, surrounding the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, from Aug. 30-Sept. 3. For the hardcore, there will be plenty of games, panel discussions, fan events and celebrity meet-and-greets; for the spectators, there will be the enormous parade on Sept. 1.
Behold, the AJC guide to Dragon Con. Plus, here's where to eat and drink.
Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges will be holding events, such as the TopGolf Takeover, across Atlanta from Aug. 31-Sept. 3. The event continues Luda’s long tradition of raising funds over the weekend that go towards The Ludacris Foundation and other charities benefiting children.
One of the world's largest Black Gay Pride events is held Aug. 29-Sept. 4 in locations across the city. It includes a symposium, seminars, social events and, from noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2, Piedmont Park's Pure Heat Community Festival.
Short-form puppetry performances from national artists take place at the Center for Puppetry Arts from Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Guests must be at least 18 years old, and those 21 and older may head to the museum's beer and wine bar beginning an hour before show time.
• Taste Of Soul Atlanta Festival Concert Series
This free music festival is held in Vine City from Sept. 1-2 and is to be headlined by Kelly Price and PJ Morton.
• Chick-fil-A College Football Kickoff games
Head to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday to watch the Auburn Tigers vs. the Washington Huskies.
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