Top Atlanta Spots for Gen Z

Top Atlanta Spots for Gen Z

When it comes to finding exciting new spots in Atlanta that Gen Z residents will enjoy, the possibilities are endless but can be overwhelming! From creative experiences and delicious restaurants to live entertainment, Atlanta is a hot spot for Gen Z fun!


Satisfy your inner artist by exploring the exciting Illuminarium! This immersive adventure delivers a sensory adventure like never before. Wander through Illuminarium and enjoy a unique blend of 4K laser projection, audio beams, in-floor haptics and scents that provide a cinematic experience. With a rotating roster of new shows and events, visitors unlock shows like Space, Waking Wonderland and even Sports at Illuminarium! The exhibit also hosts a 21 and older show, Illuminarium After Dark, on Thursday through Sunday evenings.

Visit the website to learn more about current shows, ticket pricing and hours of operation.

Whiskey Bird

Whether you are looking for a spot to grab brunch with the girls or to catch up over dinner with family, Whiskey Bird has you covered! This one-of-a-kind food joint serves American cuisine with an Asian flare, providing a harmonious blend of the two cultures. Bao Benedict and Hong Kong Chicken & Waffles shine on the brunch menu while the. the dinner menu offers delicious entrees, including Sesame Panko Crusted Chicken and Bourbon Glazed Grilled Salmon. A beautiful blend of trendy décor and incredible food, Whiskey Bird is sure to become a group favorite!

Visit the Whiskey Bird website to explore the brunch, dinner and happy hour menus,  hours of operation, reservations and more!

The Garden Room

Suppose you are searching for something on a larger scale. In that case, The Garden Room is a unique restaurant with memorable chef-driven cuisine and delicious cocktails enhanced by a beautiful, lush floral backdrop. This special dining spot offers some of the area’s finest dishes within its brunch and dinner menus, including Miso-Glazed Pork Ribs, Westholme Wagyu and the Perfect Rack of Lamb. The space delivers a warm, welcoming atmosphere with quirky, colorful interiors and a sense of escape from the bustling city.

The Garden Room also provides unique, reservation-only brunches – such as seasonal and holiday brunches! Tickets priced from $100 to $120 per person include a reserved table and menu offerings in a la carte format.

Visit The Garden Room website to explore brunch and dinner menus, hours of operation, reservations and more!

Variety Playhouse

With its reputation as one of the best spots in Atlanta to catch a show, watch your favorite band and meet up with friends, Variety Playhouse has been a neighborhood favorite for decades! The live music venue host performances by well-known bands, local artists, comedians and much more. With theatre-style seating, standing and dancing areas and a lower pit in front of the stage, this charming space has a place for every type of eventgoer. Grab a group of friends and catch a show at the Variety Playhouse!

Visit the Variety Playhouse website for additional information on upcoming shows, ticket pricing, venue information and more!

The Blind Pig

Located at the black unmarked door behind Chido & Padre’s in Atlanta, The Blind Pig is a pop-up speakeasy! Serving cocktails, beer, wine and light bites, this exciting pop-up experience is the perfect place for a unique date idea or girl’s night out. With new experiences only lasting a month or two, guessing when the speakeasy-type space will open a new pop-up is part of the fun! Upcoming pop-up events usually are announced around season changes and holidays!

Visit The Blind Pig website to learn more about the current pop-up experience, reservations and more!

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