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Things to do this Spring in Atlanta
Spring in Atlanta is always a great time of year—well, minus the pollen count. Atlanta offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities for people of all ages. There’s never a dull moment in the best city of the South. Okay, maybe we’re a little biased, but with everything from spring festivals to museums to outdoor concerts to the staple tourist attractions, Atlanta makes planning your springtime fun effortless and exciting.
If you’re looking for something to do for spring break with the kids or just want to get out and enjoy the city, Atlanta has it covered. One growing and popular idea is a “staycation.” A staycation is sort of like a vacation, except you book lodging at or near your home and enjoy the city attractions, or just appreciate the time away from home in a different environment. Make time to enjoy all the greatness of Atlanta and take a break from the everyday routine.
Below are a few great events and venues to check out:
Popular tourist attractions
- CNN Studio Tours
- The National Center for Civil and Human Rights
- Zoo Atlanta
- Georgia Aquarium
- The King Center
- The World of Coca-Cola
- College Football Hall of Fame
- Atlanta Jazz Festival
- Wine Festival
- Atlanta Film Festival
- Georgia Renaissance Festival
- Atlanta Caribbean Festival
- High Museum of Art
- Fernbank Museum of Natural History
- Atlanta History Center
- Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Outdoor concert venues
- Chastain Amphitheater
- Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
- Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood
Parks & outdoor recreation
- Centennial Olympic Park
- Atlanta Botanical Garden
- Piedmont Park
- The Atlanta Beltline
- Woodruff Park
If traffic is a concern, which it typically is, and you want to get around quickly and easily, just hop on a MARTA train or bus to make life easier (and save on parking!). For more resources and ideas on springtime fun in Atlanta or things to do no matter the season, visit atlanta.net/things-to-do.
What’s your favorite springtime activity in Atlanta? Let us know in the comments!
Alpharetta Shred Day Set for May 12, 2018
Join us on Saturday, May 12th 2018 for Shred Day at our Alpharetta branch from 9am – 12pm. We’ll have one truck available for you to securely dispose of your personal documents (up to 3 boxes/bags per vehicle) for free. Plus you and your family can enjoy refreshments, giveaways, and balloon art!
#MemberAppreciationMonday – Discounted Hawks Tickets
As part of #MemberAppreciationMonday, we are giving our members special offers, simply for being one of Georgia’s Own. What’s next for December?
Enjoy discounted tickets to the Atlanta Hawks all month long! Each ticket includes $10 of loaded value to be used toward concessions or at the Hawks Shop. Plus, check our social media sites for a chance to win free tickets!
December games include:
December 13th – Atlanta Hawks vs. Orlando Magic
December 17th – Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets
December 21st – Atlanta Hawks vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Simply visit Ticketmaster and use Promo Code: GAOWNMEMBER
Enter to Win Tix
We’re giving away 5 pairs of tickets to the December 13th Hawks vs. Orlando Magic game. Want to win? Enter your name and email below and you’re set. Be sure to enter by Tuesday, December 6th at midnight to be eligible.
We’ll select the winners and contact them via the email listed this Wednesday (12/7) so be sure to enter an email address you can check!