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Atlanta Team Building Ideas for March

By March 1, 2024March 29th, 2024No Comments

Explore the best team building ideas for March! As our vibrant city gears up for spring, it’s the perfect time to invigorate your team spirit and foster stronger connections among colleagues.

Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures to embrace the sunny weather or creative indoor activities to spark innovation, Atlanta offers a wide variety of options to suit every team’s preferences.

From fun team field trips to tasty food experiences, sports games, ideas to celebrate March holidays, and more – this blog post will highlight some of the best team-building ideas to make this March memorable!

Atlanta Team Building Ideas for March

Read on for additional details on these Atlanta team building ideas for March, and more ideas:

  • Take a unique food market tour to sample the best of Atlanta’s cuisine – including a hands-on biscuit-making class!
  • Explore Atlanta’s best street art during a guided walking tour experience.
  • Embrace the start of spring and head outdoors to an Atlanta Braves Game.
  • Celebrate Women’s History Month with your team.

In this post, you’ll find:

  • Unique Atlanta team building ideas for March.
  • Delicious food and drink experiences for corporate teams in Atlanta.
  • Outdoor adventures to make the most of Atlanta’s spring weather.
  • Ideas to celebrate March holidays and milestones at work.

Atlanta Team Building Ideas for March

Atlanta Food Market Team Building Experience

Tour a Historic Food Market, Sample Atlanta’s Best Foods, & Make Southern Biscuits

Are you ready for the ultimate Atlanta foodie experience? Head to the Sweet Auburn Curb Market for a guided food tour adventure. In just 2.5 hours, you and your teammates can try 9 delicious tastings from 5 vendors in Atlanta’s oldest market – rated one of the top 10 markets in the country by USA Today!

This indoor experience is the perfect way to engage and bond with your team, no matter the weather outside. The experience includes enough food for a hearty lunch, with samples from Jikssa Ethiopian Cuisine, Metro Deli Soul Food, Panbury’s Meat Pies, and Miss D’s Pralines and Popcorn. After learning all about Atlanta’s food history and Southern cuisine, become Southern cooks with a hands-on biscuit-making class!

For additional fun, add-on options are available and include a local treat box, a walking Civil Rights history tour, local pick-up and drop-offs from a nearby location, and more special group activities.

Get all the details and book your Historic Market Food Tour + Biscuit Class here!

Take the Team on a Unique Street Art Tour of Atlanta

During this exciting 2.5 hour private group walking tour, you’ll experience the best of Atlanta’s prolific street art. Additionally, learn how this street art carries out the mission of our city’s historic changemakers.

Together with your team, delve into some of the city’s most famous murals, graffiti, and installations, led by a knowledgable and friendly Unexpected Atlanta guide. Trek through Cabbagetown, Krog Street Tunnel, and the Atlanta Beltline as you admire the artwork and hear the impactful stories behind it. Plus, you’ll become art critics and artists yourselves as you design your own street art during an art salon-style happy hour!

Learn more and book your Atlanta Street Art experience.

Host a 1920s Big Bash Party

Enjoy all the fun of a 1920s themed party – without the hassle of planning! During this Unexpected Atlanta experience, your team will be entertained by thematic character guides and a live band, get your fill of unlimited food and beer/wine, and enjoy exclusive use of the 1924-built Sweet Auburn Curb Market.

Throughout this fun party, your team will be regaled with history lessons and stories of Atlanta as it was in the 1920s: a young, brash town that was trying hard to become one of the South’s leading cities. Trivia games will spark friendly competition while reinforcing what you’ve learned. Additionally, your team will enjoy a hands-on Southern biscuit making class with local jam.

Choose your customizable menu, and select optional add-ons like transportation, gift boxes, a photo booth, scavenger hunt, and more! With a 100 person minimum, this party is sure to be a roaring good time for the whole crew.

Learn more and “wow” your team with a 1920s Big Bash!

Connect with Unexpected Atlanta to plan your next team experience!

Show Gratitude on Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Day Atlanta Ideas

National Employee Appreciation Day falls on the first Friday of March each year. On this day, take a moment to show your gratitude to the people who make it all happen! Here are just a few ways to honor Employee Appreciation Day:

  • Order food delivery from your team’s favorite Atlanta restaurant. Or, provide employees with a gift card or stipend to order their favorite lunch!
  • Celebrate team members with a gift card to their favorite local shop.
  • Send each team member flowers from a local florist (we love Royal Petals!)
  • Offer an unexpected paid day off for employees to spend as they choose.
  • Plan a fun Atlanta outing for your team, like an outdoor adventure or cooking class.
  • Share a heartfelt note of gratitude, whether handwritten or emailed.

Find more ideas in our blog post The Best Atlanta Corporate Gift Ideas.

Honor Women’s History Month

With March being Women’s History Month, this is a great time to celebrate the women on your team while all learning about women’s history together.

For a unique and engaging virtual experience, sign up for She Innovates: Celebrate Women’s History Month at Work. Led by our sister company, Unexpected Virtual Tours, this private session shares the untold stories of female inventors, artists, and leaders from the 1800s to the present day. With live character guides, trivia, a virtual field trip, and a “Historic Shark Tank” game, this session is anything but boring! This interactive experience showcases the triumph of female invention, paying special homage to the 2024 Women’s History Month theme: Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Or, opt for an experience that’s unique to Atlanta with Monday Night Brewing’s event, “Women Who Drink.” Hosted on March 7, 2024 at the Monday Night Brewing Garage, this evening event includes a beer tasting and after party. Try a flight with four different beer styles that highlight the four main ingredients needed to brew beer: water, hops, yeast, and malt. Then, mix and mingle while a DJ spins fun “girlie pop jams!” This is a ticketed event, and proceeds benefit Atlanta nonprofit Every Woman Works.

For more inspiration, check out this blog post with more than 20 ideas to honor Women’s History Month at work!

Start a Company Sports Team

Corporate Sports Team Atlanta Team Building Ideas for March

The start of spring weather means more opportunities for sunshine, fresh air, and outdoor activities. Take advantage of the season and forge stronger employee connections by starting a company sports team! According to Cigna Healthcare, creating corporate sports teams can result in a variety of positive effects. From improving fitness to boosting morale and breaking down departmental barriers, the benefits go beyond the field and can even improve work outcomes.

Through Atlanta Sport & Social Club, corporate teams can form a group and compete against each other, or other companies in your industry. With participants like Deloitte, The Home Depot, Equifax, and Delta, you’re sure to be in good company! Sports offered range from basketball and softball to archery tag, pickleball, and flag football.

Not ready for the full commitment of organizing a sports team? As an alternative, you can plan a family-friendly weekend baseball tournament or field day! Hire a food truck to feed the crew, and make it a day everyone will remember for years to come.

Take the Crew to an Atlanta Braves Game

Speaking of sports – pull a Ferris Bueller and play hooky from the office to take everyone to a baseball game! March brings beautiful spring weather, and with it – over a dozen home Braves games! Head to Truist Park to watch the home team take on the Phillies, Pirates, Red Sox, Yankees, and more. Coming off of a record-setting 2023 season, the Atlanta Braves are poised to once again have an exciting and action-packed season this year.

Before or after the game, be sure to explore all that The Battery has to offer. Connected to Truist Park, The Battery offers a plethora of shops and dining experiences. Try the Terrapin Taproom and Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q for beers and classic BBQ fare. Or, try Ph’East (a far East street feast), Punch Bowl Social for drinks, EATaliano Kitchen, H&F Burger, and so much more. Hosting out-of-town guests or clients? The Battery is also home to two hotels, Omni and Aloft!

Soar to New Heights with a Ropes Course or Rock Climbing Experience

Rock Climbing Class Atlanta Team Building for March

Want to encourage your team to be more daring, take calculated risks, and trust each other? Schedule a ropes course or rock climbing experience! These activities will get your team outside their comfort zones and feeling like they can conquer anything!

A ropes course is a classic team building experience that can help boost team members’ confidence in their abilities. With locations in Dunwoody and Gwinnett, Treetop Quest provides full-scale adventures for corporate teams and groups. Get your adrenaline pumping with aerial adventures, treetop obstacle courses, zip line experiences, and more.

For a heart-racing indoor rock climbing experience, head to Stone Summit. With three Atlanta-area locations, this spot has long been an Atlanta favorite for those seeking rock climbing and bouldering sessions. Beginners and experienced climbers alike are welcome! Reach out to Stone Summit to inquire about group experiences and book your team’s outing.

Hit the Mark with an Atlanta Archery Class

With locations in Roswell and Dunwoody, the Atlanta Archery Club offers corporate team building experiences that are right on target! In a safe and beginner-friendly environment, your group can learn the ancient skill of archery together.

Atlanta Archery Club doesn’t solely focus on bow and arrow techniques. Instead, they teach “the science, philosophy, and art of archery,” allowing everyone to truly appreciate the experience while learning something new in the great outdoors. They also note that archery combines breath work, grounding, focusing on your target, and hitting your goal, sharing that “studies show these meditative techniques increase productivity and workplace happiness!​”

With archery requiring focus from both the body and the mind, this is an activity that will challenge your team while allowing them to cheer each other on. Reach out to Atlanta Archery Club directly to plan your custom event package.

Discover more team building ideas and things to do in Atlanta! Browse our top-rated walking tours and unforgettable experiences for corporate groups. Plus, explore our blog for posts on unique Atlanta team building activities, happy hour ideas, and more Atlanta fun.