2000 Convention Center Concourse College Park, GA 30337 +1 770 997 3566
This center is a well-managed multi-purpose facility that hosts business conferences and public exhibitions. It has five spacious halls that are well-lit and centrally air-conditioned. Some interesting exhibitions to look out for in 2005 are The Atlanta National College Fair, Weddings and Bridal Expo, Log Home and Timber Expo and the Spring Book show.
5239 Floyd Road Mableton, GA 30126 +1 770 819 7765
For 20 years, the citizens of Mableton have strived to make Mable House ground a place of activity and culture. Finally, their dream has come true. The amphitheater is constructed on the back of the Mable ground and after many successful and not-so-successful fund-raising attempts, the citizens finally managed to gain a quality outdoor theater. This place can accommodate over 2,000 people, and more often than not, the concerts or performances always begin with a local act - ready to open for the big show. The venue has hosted a variety of concerts, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra being one of the recent shows performed. There is a convenient way of purchasing tickets, one could either go for the season tickets or for the six-pack package tickets. For more information please call the venue.
225 Baker Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30313 +1 404 581 4000
The Georgia Aquarium opened in 2005 as one of the largest aquariums in the world. Located in downtown Atlanta, it is undoubtedly a breathtaking experience for all its visitors. A generous endowment from Bernard Marcus, the co-founder of Home Depot, makes this dynamic aquarium possible. It showcases exotic sea creatures such as giant groupers, beluga whales, and whale sharks. With 500 species, you will see something new and different no matter when you visit. In addition, the Georgia Aquarium offers an expansive educational program for students of all ages.
1280 Peachtree Street Northeast Robert W. Woodruff Arts Center Atlanta, GA 30309 +1 404 733 2000
The Woodruff is a large and significant part of Atlanta's cultural scene as a non-profit center devoted to the performing and visual arts. See the symphony perform, check out a Picasso exhibit, or see a play all in one visit. The Center includes the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, High Downtown Folk Art & Photography Galleries, High Museum of Art, and the 14th Street Playhouse. With a renovation to the Center, guided by renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano, the High Museum of Art has expanded immensely and a pedestrian forum, the Sifley Piazza, has added a casual and comfortable feel to the area. Check website for full details including ticket information and upcoming shows and exhibitions.
460 Brogdon Road Suwanee, GA 30024 +1 770 271 1390
Want to feel the adrenaline rush? Then head to this venue, which offers more than 12,000 square feet (1115 square meters) of space for pure thrill. What's on? Indoor rock climbing! Take one of the carefully designed courses to master the art. Several events like parties, reunions and fund raising functions are conducted on a regular basis. Participate in these fun loaded doses by registering with them. For a small annual fee, you can take advantage of amazing membership discounts. Certain events like Ladies' Night, After Hours Teen Nights and so on take place on fixed days of the week.
This center, located in Dawsonville was awarded the "International Conservation Award" in the year 2002, for its success in saving the Matschie's Tree Kangaroo. What is a Tree Kangaroo? Come by to learn about this rare animal and the many other species of kangaroo on the farm. Also spend a few minutes with other rare animals, like the Crowned Crane, Dik-Dik Antelope, and the Dama Wallaby. What's more? You can learn the art of throwing a boomerang, go for a hike on one of the trails, and take a ride through the animal habitat in their truck. Tickets can be purchased online. Spend an entire day or two at the park; you just can't get bored! Accommodations are available nearby.
79 5th Street Northwest Atlanta, GA 30308 +1 770 478 4800(Tourist Information)
The pedestrian-friendly Tech Square is located in the trendy Midtown area of Atlanta which is filled with urban young professionals, students, backpackers and families. This area is lined with shady trees and spacious sidewalks, and is famous for the Taste of Atlanta food festival. The annual festival serves as a place where foodies come together to partake in a delightful culinary feast. Tech Square hosts other community events too.
914A Austin Avenue Atlanta, GA 30307 +1 404 522 4544
Ever heard of an establishment that hangs artworks by both people and animals side-by-side? No? Well, you have now! Inman Pet Works is a pet shop/animal adoption agency/art gallery that looks after the interests of our furry friends, supplying various kinds of animal foods and products, organizing micro-chipping camps for pet-owners, and displaying works by animal-loving artists. Their star painter, however, proceeds from the sale of his Swine Art Collection go to a pig rescue association!
395 Central Park Place Northeast Atlanta, GA 30312 +1 404 795 1484
With an emphasis on quality and originality, all the art works on exhibit at Chic have a contemporary edge to them, as is apparent from its name. Pay attention to the minute details present in both the paintings and sculptures on display - a rare combination of colors is used, with the common theme of health and happiness running through all the works. You can place individual orders and have your item shipped anywhere you want.
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