On Sunday, November 8th, Atlanta Streets Alive takes over Clarkston! Parts of the following streets will be open to people and closed to cars: Westbound lanes of N. Indian Creek from Debelle to Market and all of  Market Street back to Debelle. The event kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with a bicycle parade leaving from the Clarkston Community Center, and it continues until 5 p.m. Enjoy biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets and take part in this fun, free, family-friendly event!

Clarkston Streets Alive is an initiative of the Clarkston Community Center and the City of Clarkston in partnership with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition.



The Route


The streets of Clarkston will spring to life on Sunday, November 8 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., as a 1.2 -mile loop on N Indian Creek, Debelle and Market Streets are opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. The route will connect Clarkston across the track and include all the streets inside the circle.


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.

  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.

Live/Work along the route? Clarkston Streets Alive is for you too, so enjoy!

Streets open to car traffic intersecting event route:

  • East bound lanes of N. Indian Creek

Please be mindful to influx of people walking and biking in area.

  • Traffic coming in to Clarkston from 285 on both Church and E Ponce de Leon will be directed either to Eastbound lanes of N. Indian Creek to Montreal or to Eastbound lanes of N. Indian Creek and resume normal flow past Debelle
  • All residential streets inside circle will be closed from 1:00-6:00. Residents should plan car travel accordingly.


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


How to Get There



The closest MARTA stations are Avondale and Kensington.





By Bike

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


By Foot

The Clarkston route is in walking distance for all parts of Clarkston.