Visit the Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta Georgia
Cool off in the Fountain of Rings, spend some time with the kids on the playgrounds, grab a bite to eat, learn more about the Park's history or just take a stroll among the relaxing water features. Park features the Olympic Rings Fountain, playgrounds, a visitors center, water gardens, the Quilt Plaza and Centennial Plaza. This park is 21 acres.
The heart of the Park is the Visitor Center located on the south end, adjacent to the Fountain of Rings.
The Visitor Center is home to the commemorative brick locator kiosks and the Information Desk, staffed by friendly volunteers who are available to answer questions about the Park as well as the city of Atlanta.
Fun events include Music @ Noon, Wednesday Windown Concerts, Party in the Park, Holiday Lights and an Ice Skating Rink. See info about some of these events below.
Amenities: Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired, Food, Party Facilities. Free admission.
The Fountain of Rings is the centerpiece of Centennial Olympic Park and is one of the most recognized and photographed landmarks in Georgia. Millions of international and local guests visit the Park every year to enjoy the world's largest interactive fountain featuring the Olympic Ring symbol. Its photographic image also greets millions of visitors at the Atlanta Airport and delights a new generation as the State’s representative on the latest Here & Now Monopoly game board.
It’s free to view the Fountain of Rings show, which plays four times a day, 365 days a year, at 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 6:30 pm and 9 pm. Come and see the water come alive to music.
Music @ Noon - Every Tuesday and Thursday at the Southern Company Amphitheater during April - October at Noon - 1 pm.
Music @ Noon is the perfect lunchtime getaway! Get out of the office for a midday break filled with sunny skies and great entertainment every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. April through October. Bring your friends, coworkers and lunch to enjoy a variety of live music including pop, R&B and jazz, performed by your favorite local artists.
If you don't have a packed lunch, there's a delicious selection of food and beverages available at the FountainSide Café, located a few steps away in the Park’s Visitor Center.
Wednesday WindDown - Every Wednesday, April - September at the Southern Company Amphitheater at 5:30 pm - 8 pm.
Atlanta’s longest running concert series has been entertaining music lovers for over a decade! Relax with an evening of live entertainment every Wednesday, April through September from 5:30 pm – 8 pm. in the Park’s Southern Company Amphitheater. Gates open at 4pm.
Enjoy everything from jazz to contemporary music performed by your favorite local and national touring acts. Past performers include Ken Ford, Joey Sommerville, Melvin Miller, Marcus Johnson, Bernard Lynette, Steven Charles, Bobby Lyle, Phil Davis and many more! Tickets are $5 each.
Phone - Address - Directions & Website Link
Administration Office Phone: 404-223-4412 - Recorded Message: 404-222-PARK (7275) - Hear about general Centennial Olympic Park information, such as park events, hours and directions. Address: 265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Driving Directions to the Park From Hartsfield International Airport and South of Atlanta:
Take I-75/85 north to the Andrew Young International Blvd (Exit 248C). Turn left onto Andrew Young International Blvd. Turn right on Marietta Street. The Green Lot will be on the left, across the street from Embassy Suites.
*Should Andrew Young International Blvd. be closed through the Park, turn left on Centennial Olympic Park Dr. and then right on Marietta Street. From North of Atlanta: Take I-75/85 south to Williams Street (Exit 249C). Turn right on Baker Street. Turn left on Marietta Street. The Green Lot will be on the right, across the street from Embassy Suites.
Parking is available in the Georgia World Congress Center's Green Lot, located on Marietta Street, at a daily rate of $8. Discounted parking is also available at the Georgia World Congress Center's Red Deck, located across from the Georgia Dome on Andrew Young International Blvd.