Reasons to Visit Atlanta in 2024

Atlanta is the place to visit in 2024. One appetizing reason to visit in 2024 is to dine at one of our MICHELIN Restaurants. If you are a sports fan, then you must know that Atlanta is the capital of college football with important kick-off games, bowl games and championship games. Our city is home to a Tony Award-winning theater and Grammy Award-winning symphony orchestra. Atlanta was the heartbeat of the Civil Rights Movement and appropriately is home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historical Park and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Read on for plenty more reasons to visit Georgia’s capitol city.

Visit Atlanta’s Awesome Attractions

Travel under the sea with a visit to Georgia Aquarium. (Photo courtesy of Georgia Aquarium)

Save 44% off combined admission prices to to Atlanta’s top 5 attractions with an Atlanta CityPASS.

Discover Atlanta’s Diverse Culinary Scene 

There are so many options for delicious food at Ponce City Market. (Photo by Sarah Dorio)

Atlanta is a foodie destination. Here you’ll find a diverse and award-winning culinary scene with a wide variety of options and experiences. Check out our guide to Atlanta’s best food halls, including Ponce City Market and Krog Street Market. Or take a trip along Buford Highway. While planning your visit, you can search our Atlanta restaurant guide by neighborhood or cuisine. Not sure where to start? Check out these 25 iconic Atlanta dishes or read more about Atlanta’s food story.

Not-to-Miss 2024 Atlanta Events

Here’s a look at Buckhead at sunset featuring the Atlanta skyline.

There is always fun to be had in Atlanta. From concerts and festivals with top music artists, to immersive experiences, exhibits and an epic nightlife scene. There isn’t a season or holiday that we don’t celebrate. Check out our events calendar to see what’s coming up before planning your trip. Here are a few not-to-miss Atlanta events in 2024:

Looking for more fun things to do in Atlanta? Check out these 50 fun things to do or our ultimate list of date night ideas in Atlanta.

New for 2024

Wondering what’s new for Atlanta in 2024? Besides the new exhibits, shows and events, here are some new developments.

For where to stay, what to see and do, itineraries, deals and more, plan your visit to Atlanta, here.

Joleen Pete lives outside Atlanta with her husband and their son. On the weekends they enjoy going into the city for family fun and exploration. Joleen is the family travel and lifestyle blogger behind Love, Joleen.

Journalist Carol Carter writes and edits for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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