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On Sunday, April 23rd, Atlanta Streets Alive takes over Georgia Avenue and Ralph David Abernathy! The event kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with a bicycle parade, and it continues until 6 p.m. Enjoy biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets and take part in this fun, free, family-friendly event!

The Route

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The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, April 23 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., as a 4-mile stretch of street from Grant Park to Westview is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. 

Activities

Participants can expect a wealth of activities hosted by community organizations and businesses. Community groups and businesses can get involved by: extending business onto the sidewalk by setting up cafe tables or displays and serving guests and customers; planning or sponsoring an activity that activates the space in front of their business; volunteering to help run the event or becoming a sponsor of the event.

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What to Know for Day Of

  1. It’s FREE and for EVERYONE. No matter the age, ability, or neighborhood you rep, even if you have no clue what exactly Open Streets is, come! We promise you'll like it!

  2. Hop on the route wherever is most convenient for you. Remember there’s no beginning or end and the flow of people is like a two way street--it goes both ways!

  3. The streets are open for you to get to know these neighborhoods in a new way--sight-see, shop, or eat, by bike, foot or skates. The possibilities are endless.

  4. Getting to Atlanta Street Alive is easy by MARTA train or bus, by bike, or you can even walk if in the area! If you have to drive, then with friends/family is always best. You can enter/exit Atlanta Streets Alive anywhere along the car-free roads i.e. the event route.
  5. Cross streets are open to car traffic, so be sure to follow the traffic signals at intersections.

*All northbound traffic on Cascade will be directed to Donnelly Ave or south onto White St.

*All west bound traffic on Glenn St SW can use Metropolitian to Shelton Ave or Peters St

*I-20 traffic into Westview and West End from Langhorne may continue south on Langhorne or Lucile Ave to Ontario Ave

Atlanta Streets Alive is for everyone in the neighborhood to enjoy!

Streets open to car traffic intersecting event route on GA Ave & Ralph David Abernathy: 

Lucile Ave

Hopkins St.

Joseph E. Lowery Blvd

Murphy Ave

Langhorn St.

Lawton St

Lee St

Metropolitan Pkwy

White St

Peeples St

W. Whitehall St

Bronner Brothers Way

Humphries St

Ira St

Cooper St

Central Ave

McDaniel St

Garibaldi St

Formwalt St

Pulliam St

Smith St

Windsor St

Pryor St

 Cherokee Ave

Pollard Blvd

Capitol Ave

Fraser St

Reed St

Martin St

Grant Terrace

Hill St

Kent St

 

     
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How to Get There

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By MARTA

The West End MARTA station is directly on the route.

 

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By Bike

Use Google Maps bike routing tools to find the best route to get there by bike. 

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By Foot

 The April route will connect Grant Park to Westview, both of which are very walkable and accessible.