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Free Atlanta
Atlanta has plenty to offer without breaking the bank and below is just a small sample of the city’s free attractions.

Centennial Olympic Park
The 21-acre park is the city's lasting legacy from the Centennial Olympic Games and hosts some exciting free events:

  • Wednesday Wind Down each Wednesday evening from 5:30-8 p.m., April-September, with performances varying from jazz to reggae.
  • On Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon-1 p.m., April-October, enjoy Music at Noon, which features live music including R&B, jazz and reggae.
  • Enjoy an afternoon of fun for the family at Fourth Saturday Family Fun Days held on the fourth Saturday of each month, April-September, from Noon-4 p.m. Each Saturday highlights a new theme and includes street performers, arts and crafts and more.

Castleberry Hill
Trendy art galleries, restaurants and meeting places can be freely explored at Castleberry Hill.

Turner First Thursdays
These fun, self-guided tours of Downtown galleries occur the first Thursday of every month throughout the year.

Piedmont Park
Piedmont Park is the largest green space in the city with festivals and events throughout the year. The park’s sidewalks are one of the many PATH trails for pedestrians, bikers and rollerbladers. Other in-town PATH trails include the South Decatur Trolley Trail, the Westside Trail and the Chastain Park Trail.

Atlantic Station
There's so much to do in Atlantic Station that the area created its own zip code. Window shop or relax without spending a dime.

Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site
The National Historic Site includes year-round tours of Dr. King's birth home, the church where his father preached, Ebenezer Baptist Church, his and wife Coretta Scott King's final resting places, the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame and the Visitor Center exhibiting civil rights memorabilia.

Center for Puppetry Arts
Visit the permanent museum exhibit, Puppets:The Power of Wonder, and our special exhibits including Jim Henson: Puppeteer and Jim Henson: A Man & His Frog, free of charge every Thursday from 1-5 p.m.

The Woodruff Park Reading Room is an open-air reading room in the northern portion of Woodruff Park downtown. Carts are stocked with a selection of books, periodicals and newspapers, with readings and programs at lunchtime.

Underground Atlanta
Underground Atlanta is located Downtown and features shopping, dining, history, city festivals and entertainment.

Savannah College of Art & Design Galleries –The gallery organizes up to eight temporary exhibitions each year that emphasize work by artists of national and international repute. Other SCAD galleries include Trois Gallery, ShopSCAD, Gallery See, and Gallery 1600.

Flicks on 5th
Summer film series showing recent motion pictures at Centergy Plaza in Midtown on Wednesday nights in June and July (includes free popcorn).

Georgia State Capitol
Self-guided tours include a history of the building, the public galleries of the House of Representatives and Senate and the Georgia Capitol Museum.

Historic Oakland Cemetery
This historic cemetery serves as the final resting place to 70,000 people, including author Margaret Mitchell, golfing legend Bobby Jones, six Georgia Governors, 24 Atlanta Mayors and more.

Ferst Center Galleries at Georgia Tech
The Westbrook and the Richards Gallery feature visual art exhibits that usually display original artwork or photography by contemporary and student artists.

Atlanta every day is an opening day
American College of Rheumatology
AG Connect
Visit the official American College of Rheumatology website
Downtown Hotel Map
Convergence 2010 Map
Click here to view the American College of Rheumatology downtown hotel map.
Special Offers and ResourcesSpecial Offers & Resources
Southern Hospitality Savings
Southern Hospitality Savings
The Southern Hospitality Savings program gives you as a convention or meeting attendee great discounts and special offers to make the most out of your trip to Atlanta.
Atlanta City Pass
Atlanta City Pass
Atlanta CityPass lets you enjoy eight venues including the Georgia Aquarium, the World of Coca-Cola, Inside CNN Atlanta Studio Tour, the High Museum of Art, Atlanta History Center, Zoo Atlanta, Fernbank Museum of Natural History and the Atlanta Botanical Garden at nearly 50 percent off the regular admission price.
Visit the same-day, half-price AtlanTIX booth located at Underground Atlanta. Find half-price tickets to hundreds of theater, dance and music performances and more than a dozen cultural attractions. Purchase tickets online here.