On Sunday, September 24rd, Atlanta Streets Alive takes over Peachtree Street from Edgewood to 17th Street! The event kicks off at 2:00 p.m. with a bicycle parade, and it continues until 6 p.m. Enjoy biking, skating, walking and rolling down the streets and take part in this fun, free, family-friendly event! 

The Route


The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, September 24 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., as a 2.7-mile stretch of Peachtree, from Edgewood to 17th, is opened to peopl and closed to motorized traffic. 



Participants can expect a wealth of activities hosted by community organizations and businesses. Community groups and businesses can get involved by: extending business onto the sidewalk by setting up cafe tables or displays and serving guests and customers; planning or sponsoring an activity that activates the space in front of their business; volunteering to help run the event or becoming a sponsor of the event.

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Ever Ridden in a Bicycle Parade? Here's Your Chance! The bicycle parade kicks off Atlanta Streets Alive. Stay tuned for an announcement about the theme so that you can decorate your bike and yourself! Parade lineup begins at 1:30pm and wheels hit the ground rolling at 2pm. Join us at the intersection of 16th Street & Peachtree Street. 

What to Know for Day Of

  1. It’s FREE and for EVERYONE. No matter the age, ability, or neighborhood you rep, even if you have no clue what exactly Open Streets is, come! We promise you'll like it!

  2. Hop on the route wherever is most convenient for you. Remember there’s no beginning or end and the flow of people is like a two way street--it goes both ways!

  3. The streets are open for you to get to know these neighborhoods in a new way--sight-see, shop, or eat, by bike, foot or skates. The possibilities are endless.

  4. Getting to Atlanta Street Alive is easy by MARTA train or bus, by bike, or you can even walk if in the area! If you have to drive, then with friends/family is always best. You can enter/exit Atlanta Streets Alive anywhere along the car-free roads i.e. the event route 

*All northbound traffic will be directed to W. Peachtree St, Piedmont Ave or any adjacent, applicable routes.

*All southbound traffic will be directed to Spring St, Juniper St, or any adjacent, applicable routes.

Click here to see a full listing of bus re-routes.

 Streets open to car traffic intersecting event route on Peachtree: 

15th Street Ponce De Leon Ave
14th Street North Ave
12th Street Linden Ave
11th Street Pine Street
10th Street Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd/ Ralph MicGill Blvd
8th Street Baker Ave
7th Street John Portman Ave
6th Street Ellis Street
5th Street Auburn Ave/Luckie Street
4th Street Walton St.
3rd Street  Edgewood Ave.
16th Street

 Williams St.


Streets Closed To Cars



Time Closed

Approx. Time Opened

Peachtree Street

17th Street

Edgewood Ave




How to Get There



The Arts Center MARTA station is the closest to the Bicycle Parade/Kick-off, but you can use any rail line between Five Points & Arts Center.  Atlanta Streetcar stops,Woodruff Park & Peachtree Center will put you on the route.



By Bike

Use Google Maps bike routing tools to find the best route to get there by bike. 



 By Foot

 The October route will connect Midtown to Downtown.


an initiative of the Atlanta Department of Transportation with support by Propel ATL and the Atlanta community.