ATLANTA – (February 11, 2013) Several large events are taking place on the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) campus and at nearby venues this weekend, February 16-17, with the largest attendance numbers expected to exceed 175,000 on Saturday. CHEERSPORT, Bronner Bros., Monster Jam and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will all take place downtown this weekend. With the increased number of downtown visitors, attendees are encouraged to: take MARTA or if driving, purchase parking passes online, take the alternate routes listed below and leave home earlier than normal.
Bronner Bros. International Hair Show will take place February 16-19 at the GWCC in Building A. For more information, visit http://www.bronnerbros.com
CHEERSPORT National Championship will take place February 15-17 at the GWCC in Buildings B and C. For more information, visit http://www.cheersport.net
Next door at the Georgia Dome, Monster Jam will take place on Saturday, February 16. Gates open at 5 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.gadome.com
Across the street at Philips Arena, there will be several circus performances from February 13-18 with Saturday performances at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.philipsarena.com
Attendees are encouraged to take MARTA to minimize traffic. MARTA offers free daily parking at 23 of its stations. The Dome/GWCC/Philips Arena/CNN Center Station is located on the GWCC campus, and fare is $2.50 each way. For more information, visit: www.itsmarta.com
Buy Parking Passes Online
Attendees are encouraged to buy passes online as soon as possible for the GWCC Yellow Parking Lot. The GWCC’s courtesy campus shuttle will take attendees to the building entrance closest to the event they are attending. To purchase parking passes, click on the “Online Parking Permits” icon here: www.gwcc.com/directions/parking/Default.aspx
If you do not have a parking pass and are using a GPS to find a route to the Georgia World Congress Center Campus, please use: 235 Northside Dr. Atlanta, GA 30313.
Attendees are encouraged to take the following alternate inbound routes: