#BeDowntown for an Olympic Weekend

Downtown is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. We’ve got the scoop on all the ways you can Relive the Dream and celebrate in style. It's a busy weekend in Downtown, so MARTA and the Streetcar is recommended!

  1. 20 Years of Olympic Legacy, Center for Civil and Human Rights

Celebrate Atlanta's Olympic Legacy with an afternoon of activities and discussion with Olympic athletes at The Center, which will include a special performance by SHABACK, Bahamas' top gospel ensemble.

  1. Let the Games Begin!, Children’s Museum of Atlanta

The Children’s Museum will put on special programming celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Summer Olympic Games in Centennial Olympic Park, featuring special Olympian guests. Visitors can participate in the Parade of Nationals, a special sports-themed story time, and a parade of Olympic athletes, including special guests Terrence R. Trammell, Kevin C. Young, Dwight Phillips, Angelo Taylor and Hazel Mae Clark. As an added bonus, show your 1996 Olympic pin to get $3 off one full-price admission ticket.

  1. Football Blues, College Football Hall of Fame

On Saturday, The Hall will round out their “Football Blues” tailgate event with a patriotic twist. Come for a red, white and blue party and celebrate the U.S.A. with quintessential cookout foods and music from Alabama’s Andrew Velez Band.

  1. SkyView’s 3rd Birthday Party, SkyView Atlanta

It's SkyView’s birthday, and they want to celebrate with you! You’ll get a complimentary hotdog, Coke product and SkyView Atlanta water bottle with the purchase of a general admission ticket. SkyView is also giving away cash and prizes throughout the day, in addition to family entertainment. Just across the street from the Park, you’ll be in the thick of the celebration!

  1. 1996 Centennial Olympic Games 20th Anniversary Celebration, Centennial Olympic Park

Relive the Dream and bring all your family and friends out to Centennial Olympic Park to celebrate the legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games. The Park will honor the Games, stakeholders, volunteers, staff, and venues with a free and open-to-the- public celebration. Expect to see dignitaries, including Mayor Reed, Ambassador Andrew Young,  and ACOG Chairman and CEO Billy Payne. Enjoy musical performances, and meet and greet gold-medalist Olympians, including Carl Lewis and the Magnificent Seven, and, yes—Izzy.