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Downtown Digest – June 2017


Downtown Atlanta is the place to be for fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. Whether you’re a native Atlantan or visiting for the weekend, there’s no shortage of things to see, do and experience in the heart of the city. Need help making plans? We’ve got you covered. Check out these fun events in and around Peachtree Center happening this month.

Atlanta Cycling Festival:

Join in on all the cycling fun with the Atlanta Cycling Festival. From June 10 through 17 you can participate in various activities in Downtown and throughout the city all revolved around bicycles. Events include a bicycle yard sale, bicycle speed dating and even a doughnut ride. Even better, 5 percent of the proceeds are donated back to the Atlanta bicycle community.

Visit the event website for more details.

Dave Chappelle at The Tabernacle

Dave Chappelle has become one of the most distinctive voices in comedy with his laser-precise views on race, class and popular culture. His rocket to international stardom came in 2003 with the groundbreaking “Chappelle’s Show,” a half-hour blend of sketch, stand-up and musical guests. Chappelle has also appeared in films such as “Half Baked,” “The Nutty Professor,” “Con Air,” “You’ve Got Mail” and “Blue Streak,” as well as on over 40 national television shows including numerous appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Politically Incorrect.”

Atlantans have a whole week to see him live at The Tabernacle from June 11 to June 19.

Visit the event website for ticket information.

Spring Sessions at Room Escape Atlanta

Grab your friends and get ready for an adventure with Room Escape. Participants must use their wit, sleuthing skills, team work and sheer determination to find clues, solve puzzles and unlock the ultimate door which will unleash them to freedom, all within 60 minutes. In addition, Room Escape Atlanta provides movie-like sets that make you feel like you’re in the middle of your favorite movie or TV program. Whether it’s The Walking Dead or Saw, the immersive scenes bring you into an alternate reality. Plus, all escapes include some type of interaction with an actor!

Visit the event website for more details.