On Sunday, one of Atlanta’s busiest streets will close for cars and open for mobile putt putt, interactive live comedy and other people-powered activities.
The fourth and final 2016 Streets Alive will be held on Peachtree Street, stretching from Edgewood Avenue to 17th Street, according the event website.
The Great Bicycle Parade kicks off at 2 p.m., with people lining up to join at 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of 17th and Peachtree. For more details about the parade, click here.
The street will be closed from 2-6 p.m. People on foot, bikes, skates and other human-powered activities are welcome to join the free and family-friendly event anywhere along the street.
A few of the event activities include:
- Mobile Putt Putt (a three-hole, obstacle-based, putting challenge for all ages)
- Interactive live comedy by award-winning performers
- Original street dance by Down South Swing
- High-energy workouts including, dynamic cardio, core, stretching, kickboxing, Zumba and line dancing
The Atlanta Bike Coalition began the Atlanta Streets Alive initiative in 2010. This year has been their biggest year to date, with four different events that closed down streets in various parts of Atlanta for an afternoon. In the three events this year, 269,934 people attended, compared to a total of 172,940 in 2015.
For more information and to see a route of the closed street, click here.
This story has been edited to include the number of attendees at the events.