GRANT PARK CONSERVANCY FOR A BIRTHDAY BASH AND AUCTION CELEBRATING THE PARK’S 135TH ANNIVERSARY 

 

Kicking Off the Grant Park Park Summer Shade Festival With a Party Featuring
Cocktails, Bites, Music, Silent Auction and More in Honor of Atlanta’s Oldest Park

Friday, August 24th from 7 to 10 p.m. at The Beacon Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (August 15, 2018) – It’s time to celebrate Atlanta’s oldest park, because on Friday, August 24th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. the Grant Park Conservancy is hosting the official 135th birthday bash in honor of Grant Park.  Kicking off the festivities before the 16th annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival set for Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th, the high-energy party hosted by The Beacon Atlanta will feature cocktails, delicious bites, a DJ and dynamic silent auction boasting an array of items including sports paraphernalia, getaways, tasting experiences, and much more.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the Grant Park Conservancy, a non-profit, membership-based organization with a mission of protecting, enhancing and preserving the park while planning for its future needs and uses.  Tickets are on sale now starting at $35 for ages 21 and up and available for purchase at www.gpconservancy.org/events-programs/grant-park-birthday-gala-silent-auction.  For more information about Grant Park’s 135th Birthday Bash or to learn more about the Grant Park Conservancy, visit www.gpconservancy.org.

After the Birthday Bash, the Grant Park Conservancy invites music and art lovers to the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival presented by The Beacon Atlanta. The two-day, fun-filled festival on Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th will once again feature an impressive lineup of live music throughout the weekend on two stages in addition to an expansive artist market, Kids Zone, 5K run, and a dedicated VIP area. Open to all ages and free to attend, the 16th annual festival will also have a diverse selection of local food trucks with offerings for all tastes, cocktails, craft beer and more.  For the most up to date information, visit www.summershadefestival.org.

What: Grant Park’s 135th Birthday Bash
Presented by the Grant Park Conservancy
Hosted by The Beacon Atlanta

When:     Friday, August 24, 2018
7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:   The Beacon Atlanta
1039 Grant Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

Cost:     Tickets start at $35 for ages 21 and up.

Ticket Link:  www.gpconservancy.org/events-programs/grant-park-birthday-gala-silent-auction

Benefiting:     The Grant Park Conservancy – a non-profit, membership-based organization committed to the restoration, beautification, and maintenance of historic Grant Park.

Connect: Facebook – www.facebook.com/grantpark.atlanta
Twitter – @gpconservancy
Instagram – @grantparkatl
#team135

About The Grant Park Conservancy:
The Grant Park Conservancy (GPC) is a non-profit, membership-based organization committed to the restoration, beautification, and maintenance of historic Grant Park. Created in 1883, Grant Park is the oldest park in Atlanta and covers 131 acres. The Conservancy’s role is to spearhead and supplement projects in the park that could not otherwise be undertaken by the city due to staff and budget limitations. Visit www.gpconservancy.org for more information

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