Travel the world without leaving Atlanta! The Beloved Community International Expo will celebrate diverse cultures with music, dance, food, and costumes from all around the globe.
This FREE event takes place on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the King Center, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. It is family-friendly and open to all ages.
During the Expo, the King Center campus and adjacent streets will be transformed into miniature versions of international communities. Representatives from all seven continents will provide educational and entertaining experiences that reflect their culture, religion, language, and traditions.
It will be a day of fun, food, entertainment, and cultural exchange. You can expect performances, music, activities, food, and exhibits.
The National Park Service will host a Kids Zone from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
While the event is free, you’re asked to register online so the organizers know how many people to expect.
RSVP through Eventbrite.
The King Center is located at:
449 Auburn Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30312
For more info, visit TheKingCenter.org
It’s easy to get to the King Center on MARTA.
The closest train station is King Memorial Station, on the blue and green line. From there, it’s a 15-20 minute walk to the King Center. You can also transfer to bus #889 for a short ride to the Center.
The Atlanta Streetcar is probably the best option for getting to the King Center.
- To connect with the streetcar, take a red or gold line train to the Peachtree Center MARTA station and follow the signs pointing to Ellis Street off the train platform then Peachtree Street East for the Peachtree Center streetcar stop.
- Or take the blue/green line to the Georgia State MARTA station and walk about 10 minutes to the Sweet Auburn Curb Market streetcar stop via Jesse Hill Jr. Drive. (The streetcar ride is much shorter from this station).
For complete MARTA directions, including turn-by-turn walking instructions, view the MARTA Guide online.
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