The first Atlanta BeltLine Jamboree, a community-focused fundraiser that will celebrate the neighborhoods along the Westside Trail Corridor, will be held Saturday, May 16, from 2 to 8 p.m. The rain or shine event will feature live music, food, games and entertainment at historic Washington Park near Ashby MARTA station.

Some of the activities and participants at the Jamboree include Atlanta Police Path Force Mounted Patrol, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Jazz Festival performances by the Melvin Jones Quintet and Theresa Hightower, Cartoon Network Characters, fire engines, free tennis lessons, rumba, health screenings by Piedmont Hospital, food trucks sidewalk art competition and many more.

Washington Park, 1125 Lena Street. Wrist bands are are $15 for adults (21+), $5 for those 21 and under. For more, visit this link.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.