MARTA to Shaky Beats

Shaky Beats is a multiple-day music festival featuring electronic, indie and hip-hop acts in Centennial Olympic Park. Two MARTA stations are in walking distance: Peachtree Center on the red/gold line and GWCC/State Farm Arena on the blue/green line. Walking time from either station to the entrance gate is less than 10 minutes. Peachtree Center Directions From Peachtree … Continue reading MARTA to Shaky Beats

5 Tips for Taking MARTA to the Dogwood Festival

The Dogwood Festival kicks off Atlanta’s festival season in April with a large artist market, live music, Disc Dog Southern Nationals tournament, Kid’s Village and more in Piedmont Park. Parking is limited, making MARTA a great way to avoid traffic and parking issues around the park. To make the most of your commute, view these tips … Continue reading 5 Tips for Taking MARTA to the Dogwood Festival

Fire in the Fourth festival Atlanta

MARTA to the Fire in the Fourth Festival

Fire in the Fourth is a new Atlanta festival in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood near the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. The event commemorates the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 with fire rescue competitions, live music and street performances that include fire as an art form. The festival takes place on Edgewood and … Continue reading MARTA to the Fire in the Fourth Festival

Kirkwood Spring Fling

MARTA to the Kirkwood Spring Fling

The Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes is one of Atlanta's many spring festivals. Just south of the East Lake MARTA station on the blue line, the event has a 5K, home tour, artist market, children's area, beer and food to enjoy. Things to Know Walking time is about 20 minutes, or bring a bike with … Continue reading MARTA to the Kirkwood Spring Fling

Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

MARTA to the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

The Atlanta Food and Wine Festival takes place in several locations in late spring near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. The event features classes, tasting tents and a dinner series. Seminars take place in or next to the Loews Hotel (view walking directions). Tasting Tents are also nearby in various locations. For easiest … Continue reading MARTA to the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival

MARTA to BaconFest

BaconFest is annual fundraiser for Dad's Garage Theatre Company. The event is full of bacon, beer and bands... sometimes even Kevin Bacon. The event takes places at 569 Ezzard St SE in Old Fourth Ward. There are a few car-free commute options: Walk The closest MARTA station to BaconFest is King Memorial on the blue/green rail line, which is just … Continue reading MARTA to BaconFest