Centennial Olympic Park is a greenspace in downtown Atlanta closest to the Peachtree Center MARTA station on red/gold lines and the Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena station on the blue/green lines. Explore water fountains, gardens, a playground and events including Wednesday WindDown concerts, Fourth of July fireworks and festivals such as the Sweetwater 420 Fest and Shaky Knees.
Things to Know
- Both nearby rail stations are less than a 10-minute walk away from the park.
- The nearby CNN Center and Peachtree Center have public restrooms and food courts.
- The Atlanta Streetcar also stops next to the park — great to pair with a visit to the MLK Jr. Historic Site.
- The Fountain of Rings show occurs four times a day, with water displays set to music. View times. Otherwise, kids can play in the fountain.
Peachtree Center Directions
- After getting off the train, follow signs to the John Portman exit.
- Exit the fare gates and look for the Peachtree Street West escalator.
- At street level, turn right on Peachtree Street.
- At the first intersection turn right again (west) to walk down Andrew Young International Blvd. to reach the center of the park near the fountains (see map).
Tip: If you are heading to the playground, follow the above directions but turn left at street level, then left again on Harris Street/John Portman Boulevard for a slightly shorter walk.
Dome Station Directions
- Follow the signs pointing to Philips Arena to exit the station.
- Go up the tall escalators and turn right at street level for stairs up to Centennial Olympic Park Drive. (Or turn left for a ramp).
- Walk down Centennial Olympic Park Drive to reach the park (about a block away). Philips Arena will be on your left.