Inspire your furry friend with a visit to Centennial Olympic Park. Spreading across 21 acres of prime downtown pawperty, this furrific park was built as a gathering place for locals and visitors to enjoy during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. It was even the location of some medal ceremonies. That’s woofin’ impressive!
Today, Centennial Olympic Park is one of Atlanta’s most pupular
tourist attractions. Millions of visitors stop by the park to learn about and
celebrate the city’s Olympic legacy. Brochures and maps can be found at the
Visitors Center. And an Audio Walking Tour is available on the park’s website. Kiosks throughout the park also share
infurmation about the park’s history. Basically, your pup will have plenty of
opportunities to learn all about this pawsome place!
As you can imagine, there is a lot to see in this park. One of the main attractions is the
Fountain of Rings. Not only is it a giant splash pad, but it also serves as a
furrific water and light show. If your timing is just right, your pup can
witness the puptacular display. After the show, continue your journey by checking
out the Centennial Tree, flags, various sculptures, and commemorative plaques. And
your pup will love trotting through the Centennial Plaza or strolling around the
Great Lawn. If their paws need a rest, just take a seat on one of the benches
and enjoy the atmosphere.
Throughout the year the park hosts various festivals,
events, and concerts. Locals love attending the Fourth of July Celebration,
Wednesday Wind Down concert series, and Fourth Saturday Family Fun Day. Bring
your pup along and join the fun! Just be sure to use the clean up bags provided
throughout the park. Bring water to share too!
Make no mistake, your pup will pawsitively love this park!