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Broad Street Boardwalk
Plaza Hours: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

The Broad Street Boardwalk sits at the intersection of Luckie Street and Peachtree Street directly behind the Flatiron Building (84 Peachtree St).  

The Boardwalk is easily accessible via public transportation. 

MARTA Rail Stations: Five Points (E-W, N-S lines), Peachtree Center (N-S lines) 

MARTA Bus Routes: #3, #816, #40 

Atlanta Streetcar Stop: Woodruff Park (westbound) 

Multiple parking facilities are located near Broad Street Boardwalk. Availability is first-come, first-served. Rates vary between lots. Limited metered street parking is also available.

Yes, there are ramps and sidewalks that provide wheelchair access to all areas of the Boardwalk. 

Alcohol is prohibited on the Boardwalk. A special event permit is required for any events or performances that include alcohol. Event organizers are responsible for ensuring that all applicable permits and licenses are obtained. 

Yes, but dogs must be on a leash. As a courtesy to everyone, please clean up after your pet. 

No. Smoking is prohibited on the Boardwalk. 

There are a large variety of restaurants along the Boardwalk with something for everyone. Enjoy your food on the Boardwalk under the tree canopy. Check out our Dining Map for more information.  

Currently, there is no free WiFi available on the Boardwalk. 

There is currently no lost and found. 

The plaza is open from 6:00 am – 11:00 pm daily. However, events and performances can only be hosted between the hours of 10:00 am – 8:00 pm Sunday - Thursday or 10:00 am – 10:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. 

Unamplified musicians can perform without a permit on the Boardwalk between 10:00 am – 8:00 pm on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no fee for busking. Scheduled and permitted programming on the Boardwalk supersedes any busking or unscheduled performance. Buskers may be asked to leave if their performance is disruptive or violates the Boardwalk Plaza Rules.  

Buskers may have a tip jar or signage for tips but shall not ask an individual, either verbally or by gesture, for an immediate distribution of money or anything of monetary value under City Ordinance (12-O-1324).  

For performances using a sound device, such as an amplifier, speaker, boombox, megaphone, etc., a CAP/ADID permit is required. Please fill out the Boardwalk Application Form, if you are interested in a performance involving amplification. 

No, the Boardwalk is a public space. You may not charge an entrance fee, host a ticketed event, or fundraise through CAP/ADID permitting process. If you are interested in hosting a private or ticketed event on the Boardwalk, you will need to apply for a Special Event Permit through the Mayor’s Office of Special Events here. If you would like to host an event that is free and open to the public, please fill out an event application here.

Events that have already been scheduled and approved are posted on the Downtown Atlanta event calendar. When you fill out the Boardwalk Application Form, you will be asked to provide a first and second choice of date and time.  

Yes, please fill out the online Boardwalk application to request your desired performance date(s).  

Broad Street is not one of the City of Atlanta’s designated public right-of-way food truck locations. Any food truck vending must be associated with a Special Event Permit issued by the Mayor’s Office of Special Events. The city maintains an active list of designated food truck locations here. 

No, there is not. Event organizers are responsible for locating their own parking and should follow all posted parking signage.