Centennial Olympic Park
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Site of the 1996 Olympics, this park offers the center piece of Downtown Atlanta's tourist district. Featuring large lawns, Fountain of Rings, and playgrounds.
Centennial Olympic Park not only serves as a legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games, but is the center of a thriving tourist district with neighbors that include the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center and Children’s Museum of Atlanta. This downtown Atlanta park is an urban oasis offering an abundance of activities and things to do for visitors, families, convention attendees and locals. Insta-Worthy Art: Check out the digitally interactive mural at the Visitors Center and take a pic in front of the Olympic Rings sculpture. The Events: In addition to it’s weekly music series, Centennial Olympic Park hosts large, popular annual festivals and events including the Sweetwater420 Festival, Shaky Knees Music Festival, 4th of July Celebration, Holiday in Lights and Ice Skating Rink and more. The Splash: Not only is it one of the most sophisticated fountains in the world, the Fountain of Rings is also the world’s largest interactive fountain to incorporate the Olympic Rings symbol. Children of all ages play in the Fountain and enjoy the synchronized water and music program where water dances to familiar tunes complete with sound and lighting effects. It’s free to view the Fountain of Rings show, which plays four times a day, 365 days a year, at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. The History: The Audio Walking Tour, which is available on our mobile website, provides an opportunity for visitors to experience the Park at their convenience. At their own pace, visitors can enjoy and learn about Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park and the continued legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games. It’s packed with history, architecture, quirky trivia and original music. The Attractions: Surrounded by Atlanta’s most popular attractions such as the SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel, CNN Studio Tours, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights – the park serves as Atlanta’s central access point to family fun and entertainment.
Centennial Olympic Park not only serves as a legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games, but is the center of a thriving tourist district with neighbors that include the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Center for Civil & Human Rights, World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center and Children’s…
Centennial Olympic Park is a 22-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority. It was built by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 1996 Summer Olympics.