The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, October 25 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., as a 2.7-mile stretch of Peachtree Street in Midtown and Downtown Atlanta is opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic.
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
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!
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!
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.
- Getting to Atlanta Street Alive Peachtree 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
*All northbound traffic will be directed to W. Peachtree St, Piedmont Ave or any adjacent, applicable routes.
*All southbound traffic will be directed to Spring St, Juniper St, or any adjacent, applicable routes.
Atlanta Streets Alive is for everyone in the neighborhood to enjoy!
Live/Work along the route? Atlanta Streets Alive is for you too, so enjoy!
Streets open to car traffic intersecting event route:
- Virginia Ave
- 14th St
- 12th St
- 11th St
- 10th St
- 8th St
- 7th St
- 6th St
- Ponce de Leon Ave
- North Ave
- Linden Ave
- Pine St
- Ivan Allen Jr Blvd/Ralph McGill Blvd
- Baker St
- John Portman Blvd
- Ellis St
- Auburn Ave/Luckie St
How to Get There
The Atlanta Streetcar also allows bikes on board and connects Old Fourth Ward to Centennial Olympic Park. Get off at the Woodruff Park or Peachtree Center stop to be dropped off in the middle of the action!
Use Google Maps bike routing tools to find the best route to get there by bike.
The Peachtree route will connect Downtown and Midtown Atlanta, both of which are very walkable and accessible.