The block party will take place rain or shine at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Ponce de Leon Avenue. Both streets at the intersection will be closed to vehicle traffic; the main entrance will be at Peachtree Street and 3rd Street.
There will be live entertainment on two stages, special tours, food and drinks, activities and prizes. Confirmed music includes Francine Reed, Bogey & the Viceroy, Orquesta MaCuba, and Tribute – A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band.
In 1974, the future of the legendary Fox Theatre was uncertain as Southern Bell (now AT&T) wanted to build its headquarters on the site. Citizens rallied to “Save the Fox” and raised $1.85 million to restore the beloved landmark and Southern Bell built its building behind the theatre.