Nightlife / Entertainment
If you thrive on a rich cultural scene and an exciting nightlife, then you’ve come to the right place. Atlanta and the surrounding area is an entertainment paradise. Catch the latest play at a community theatre. Muster up your courage and hop on thrill rides at a nearby amusement park. Pop into an underground nightclub to enjoy a jazz performance. Tour the original 24-hour news network. Spend the day splashing around a water park.
- Class Act Theatre - This family-operated community theatre offers funny and insightful productions the whole family can enjoy. Celebrate the holidays with a night at the theatre’s version of “It’s a Wonderful Life”. Audition for an upcoming play.
- CNN Center – The pioneer of the 24-hour news network reigns supreme in Atlanta. The CNN Center offers visitors an insider’s view of how news is put together and delivered to the public. Take a studio tour and watch the process from behind the scenes. Test your knowledge by answering trivia questions along the tour. Live vicariously as a reporter through an interactive exhibit.
- Six Flags Over Georgia – Test your metal on the Goliath, Six Flags newest roller coaster. Ride the rapids on Thunder River. Win prizes in one of several arcades. Run around in Bugs Bunny’s Playfort. Grab some popcorn and watch a show at the drive-in theatre. Attend one of many festivals throughout the year.
- Theatre in the Square - Opened in 1982, Theatre in the Square has staged over 215 productions ranging for dramas to comedies. Expand your mind at a controversial performance. Appreciate the talent of local writers, directors, producers and actors whose creativity also is showcased at festivals and tours throughout the year.
- Turner Field – Home of the Brave(s) – The Atlanta Braves that is. This $25 million baseball park, built in 1997, plays host to the hometown favorites. Peruse the memorabilia in the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame. Keep the kids occupied at Scouts Alley, with plenty of video games. Savor a succulent steak at Chop House. See if you can spot media mogul Ted Turner in the stands.
- Underground Atlanta – Originally part of Atlanta’s underground railroad, this downtown center was revitalized in 1989 at the tune of $142 million. Today, Underground Atlanta boasts a thriving nightlife, dining options, retail shops and more. Take advantage of many special events. Ring in the New Year at Peach Drop. Shop at over 100 stores. Spend a music-filled evening at Kenny’s Alley.
- White Water Park - Under the Six Flags conglomerate, this Atlanta water park offers a day of fun for the whole family. Get sucked into the Tornado, a 132-feet swirling tube that ends with a splash into a large pool. Frolick with the tots at Little Squirt Island. Ride the surf in “Atlanta’s ONLY ocean”.