Centennial Olympic Park

Park, Plaza
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW (Marietta St)
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 223-4412
Monday
7:00am - 11:00pm
Tuesday
7:00am - 11:00pm
Wednesday
7:00am - 11:00pm
Thursday
7:00am - 11:00pm
Friday
7:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday
7:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday
7:00am - 11:00pm

Tips

  • Designed as a town square at Atlanta's 1996 Olympics, it became a center of controversy when a bomb killed two people & injured 111 others. Militant anti-abortionist Eric Rudolph was held responsible.
  • Wednesday WindDown is a free concert series every Wednesday from 5:30-8 p.m. at Centennial Park during the summer months.
  • Host to millions of visitors a year and an annual Independence Day concert and fireworks display, the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Park is the place to check-in on Olympic Day June 23.
  • This is the largest downtown park in the country developed during the last 25 years and spans 21 acres. Each ring in the Olympic Fountain is 25 feet in diameter which is large enough for 2 cars!
  • Enjoy an hour and a half of ice skating in the heart of downtown Atlanta.
  • Try to catch the ring fountain music show.
  • Go to Centennial Olympic Park with your kids and play in the water fountain.
  • There's nail-shaped shrapnel from the 1996 bombing at the fan-shaped statue in the "Quilt of Origins" below the first runner's knee.
  • Great for July 4th where they have a special celebration, concert and fireworks. Also, they usually have a mini ice skating rink set up around December. Nice place to come with family, friends or even
  • A must-see! Good place to take nice pics
  • Come at night, when eight 65-foot lighting towers enhance the beauty of the park. They are stylized reproductions of the markers that led ancient Greeks to major public events.
  • Take a stroll through Centennial Olympic Park when visiting the Georgia Aquarium downtown.
  • Free music and fun times for the Final Four!
  • Absolutely beautiful. Great for everyone!
  • What a family. Here's just some of Atlanta's 18 Sister Cities: Brussels, Belgium; Newcastle, U.K.; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Ra'anana, Israel; Daegu, South Korea; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Cool park built for the olympics in 1996
  • It's a great place to come at night during the winter time with the Christmas lights. =)
  • Make sure you ride the new #Skyview attraction at #CentennialOlympic Park. Just open today
  • Amazing initiative: this park was partly funded by the donations of thousands coming from individuals who "bought" bricks engraved with a short message of their choice, still in the park.
  • Downtown Atlanta's skyline and the Olympic monuments throughout the park make for a fun backdrop during concerts!

Nearby places

121 Baker St NW (at Pemberton Place)
225 Baker St NW (at Luckie St NW)
168 Luckie St NW (Centennial Olympic Park Dr)