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Attractions and Events

























































Attractions and Events

When you find yourself with time and need for rest and relaxation, Atlanta has enough attractions and events to keep you busy for years to come.

(Check out and for a comprehensive list of arts and entertainment options in Atlanta)

Museums, Collections, and Exhibitions:
Take some time to discover these remarkable and diverse science, history, and visual art museums and galleries throughout the city of Atlanta.

At Georgia State:

Around Atlanta:

Music and Theaters:


Parks and Amusement:

  • The Atlanta Botanical Garden
  • Piedmont Park
  • Centennial Olympic Park
  • Grant Park
  • Stone Mountain

Cultural Events and Festivals:

  • Atlanta Dogwood Festival (a Spring arts and crafts festival at Piedmont Park)
  • Screen on the Green (Outdoor classic movies in June in Piedmont Park)
  • Atlanta Pride (Lesbian/ Gay/ Bisexual/ Transgendered Pride event)
  • Atlanta Jazz Festival (largest free jazz festival in the USA)
  • Inman Park Festival
  • Virginia-Highlands Summerfest
  • Georgia Renaissance Festival
  • Greek Festival
  • JapanFest
  • Dragon Con (A science fiction and
  • fantasy convention that is the largest of its type)
  • Momocon (Two-day free admission anime/gaming/comics convention at Georgia Tech)