April 10

Centennial Olympic Park to host the Sweetwater 420 Festival– Important Closures to Note

Centennial Olympic Park will host the Sweetwater 420 Festival on Friday, April 17- Sunday, April 19, 2015.  This will result in temporary impacts to the Park and the areas surrounding the Park.

Here are some conditions to anticipate as you make your way to work or home.

 

Centennial Olympic Park will be closed to everyday public use according to the following schedule:

 

  • Monday, April 13: North Park closed

 

  • Tuesday, April 14: North Park Closed

 

  • Tuesday, April 14 – 21: Googie Burger & Visitor Center Closed

 

  • Wednesday, April 15 – Monday April 20: Entire Park Closed for Sweetwater 420 Festival setup and event

 

  • Tuesday, April 21: South Park reopens to the public

 

  • Wednesday, April 22: North Park reopens to the public

 

  • Wednesday, April 22: Visitor Center and Googie Burger reopen to the public

 

Road and lane closures around the Park are as follows:

 

Date Road Type of Closure
Wednesday, April 15 –Thursday, April 16 Park Avenue West between Marietta and Baker Street Lane closure closest to Centennial Olympic Park
Friday, April 17- Sunday April 19 Park Avenue West between Marietta and Baker Street Full road closure
Friday, April 17- Sunday April 19 Baker Street from Park Avenue West to Centennial Olympic Park Drive 2 lanes closed closest to Centennial Olympic Park. One way traffic will be permitted between Centennial Olympic Park Drive to Park Avenue West
Friday, April 17 – Sunday, April 19 Centennial Olympic Park Drive from just south of Baker Street to John Portman Boulevard Lane closure closest to Centennial Olympic during event hours
Monday, April 20- Tuesday April 21 Park Avenue West between Marietta and Baker Street Lane closure closest to Centennial Olympic Park

Aside from noise at the individual shows, please be advised of these sound checks during the day:

 

Friday, April 17: 10:30am- 12:00pm

Saturday, April 18: 8:00am- 11:00am

Sunday, April 19: 8:00am-11:00am

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Morgan Smith-Williams at  msmith-williams@gwcc.com  or Jennifer LeMaster, Director of Communications, at jlemaster@gwcc.com.