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Giant movie screen. Hip social scene.

Fernbank’s Martinis & IMAX® is one of the most unique “culture and cocktail” opportunities in Atlanta. Guests enjoy special cocktail menus, small plates, live entertainment, dancing and a chance to see a film on the biggest screen in town, Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre. This popular event, the first of its kind in Atlanta, is held every Friday (excluding holiday weekends*) from 7pm to 11pm. Live entertainment begins at 7:30pm.


Conquer your fears and enjoy evening hours of Fernbank’s NEW special exhibition, Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear, during Martinis & IMAX®! Relive the thrill of a field trip, where chaperones aren’t required and adult beverages are available for purchase.

Giant Movie Screen

  • Films in Fernbank’s IMAX® Theatre take guests on larger-than-life expeditions, cultural experiences and wildlife encounters. Films featured rotate frequently.
  • During Martinis & IMAX® only, guests are allowed to take drinks into the theatre.

Hip Social Scene

  • Martinis & IMAX® features a full bar with a wide selection of specialty cocktails, craft beers, wine and more. Menus change monthly.
  • Salsa Dance Nights (3rd Friday of each month) feature free dance lessons and a special demonstration by Salsambo Dance Studio.


General tickets for Martinis & IMAX® are $13 for adults, $12 for students and seniors with ID and $8 for Museum members. To enjoy the atmosphere of the event without seeing a film in the IMAX® Theatre, there is an $8 cover charge for non-members. 

Purchase tickets online or by calling 404.929.6400. Please be aware that some shows do sell out and may not be available.

Quick Links

Live Entertainment Schedule
Film Info
Sample Cocktail Menu
Group Policies
VIP Group Policies
Group Ticket Order Form
Frequently Asked Questions

This program is designed for adults; some content may not be suitable for children.

*Fernbank’s Martinis & IMAX® will not be offered on the following 2014 holiday weekends: May 23, July 4, November 28 and December 26.