Capitol Day


GFPVE Georgia State Capitol Day

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Georgia Freight Depot, Blue Room (65 Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive, Atlanta 30334 - a short walk from the Capitol). **Later in the day, adults need a valid ID to enter the capitol building or legislative office building.**

Activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the legislative meetings beginning at 9:00 am and a rally/program starting at 12:00 p.m.  The day will end no later than 3:00 p.m. This event will be held rain or shine.

8:30 a.m.

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m.-Till
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m.


Check-in and registration

Scavenger hunt
Welcoming remarks
Meeting/talking with legislators
School Choice Rally/lunch

Georgia Freight Museum (Blue Room)
Georgia State Capitol
Georgia Freight Depot
Georgia State Capitol
Liberty Plaza (behind the State Capitol)

Contact: Chris Perkins – (404) 375-9187 or

Driving/MARTA directions to the Capitol

·      From the East Take I-20 West to Exit 58A (Capitol Avenue). Turn right on CapitolAvenue. The Capitol will be approximately one mile down on the left.

·      From the North Take I-75/85 South to Exit 248A (Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive). Bear right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The Capitol will be on the left.

·      MARTA Take the Georgia State Station (directly across from the Capitol in the Sloppy/Twin Towers complex) or the Five Points station (two blocks west of the Capitol at Underground Atlanta).

·     Click here for additional directions


Public Parking

  • Pete Hackney parking deck located at the corner of Butler Street & Decatur Street near the Floyd Building (Twin Towers). Cost $5.
  • Steve Polk Plaza parking – located on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
  • Underground Parking Deck on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Click here for a map of the area surrounding the State Capitol, including parking