• Day or night, Rain or Shine, the Convention & Entertainment District Delivers

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  • Location:
    The Convention & Entertainment District is a half mile southwest of Peachtree Street in Downtown Atlanta.

    Getting there:
    Take the green or blue MARTA line to the Dome/GWCC/Philips/CNN station and exit into the heart of the Convention & Entertainment District.

  • Enjoy the green space for a family picnic, or use it as a relaxing break between exploring the attractions that line the park.

    Situated in the epicenter of Downtown Atlanta is the Convention & Entertainment District. The adventures of most Atlanta visitors’ start here, since it’s a quick 15-minute trip from the airport. Each year, numerous meetings and events take place in this downtown neighborhood, but there’s much more than that. Award-winning dining, world-class attractions and exciting nightlife line the streets of the Luckie Marietta District, just across the street from Centennial Olympic Park.

    Atlanta’s lasting legacy from the 1996 Summer Olympic Games is Centennial Olympic Park, and, to this day, the park serves as a gathering place for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy the green space for a family picnic, or use it as a relaxing break between exploring the attractions that line the park.

    Inside the Convention & Entertainment District and just across the street from Centennial Olympic Park is the World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium and Inside CNN Studio Tour. Coming this year are the Center for Civil and Human Rights and the College Football Hall of Fame.

    The neighborhood is also home to marquee sporting events at the Georgia Dome, home of the Atlanta Falcons, and Philips Arena, where both the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Dream play.

    Moral of the story? There’s a lot going on downtown. Check it out and see for yourself how Atlanta has changed.
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