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Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park Is Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary

By Jack Rattenbury

Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park Is Celebrating Its 25th Anniversary

It’s been 25 years since the Centennial Olympic Park opened in Downtown Atlanta

The Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta is one of the best parks in the city. A great way to cool-off in the summer, with plenty of shade to rest with a good book, and of course, the iconic Fountain of Rings!

This year, the park is celebrating its 25th Anniversary, making it 25 years since the 1996 Summer Olympics here in Atlanta, and boy do we feel old.

Today, the Park is a catalyst for Atlanta’s downtown revitalization efforts and anchors a thriving entertainment and hospitality district spurring billions of dollars of economic development.

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Several events take place at the park annually. Recently, the Juneteenth Music Festival took over the park for its annual celebration. This summer, Coffee Fest Atlanta 2021 and Atlanta Comic Con will be taking place in the Georgia World Congress Center, which is nestled in the park.

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July 19th, 2021 marks the big anniversaty, and to celebrate, The Centennial Olympic Park want to hear from you. Click here to share your favorite stories and memories that you have.

You can find the Centennial Olympic Park at 265 Park Ave W NW,  30313.

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