ATLANTA - Police have issued a traffic warning for Labor Day weekend.
If you plan on heading through Downtown Atlanta for a few events, police are advising you to plan ahead, suggesting that it is best to take MARTA.
“Large crowds include pedestrian as well as vehicle traffic. So we just ask that people, just have a plan before you strike out this weekend. Make sure you check event pages. Make sure that, once you arrive, you are vigilant and pay attention to your surroundings,” Officer Ralph Woolfolk said.
Make sure to download our traffic app before you hit the road.
Here is a partial list of this events taking place this weekend:
August 29 - September 1
Dragon Con is the world’s largest fantasy convention, held annually in Atlanta, Ga on Labor Day weekend. The parade will take place Saturday at 9:00 a.m. Find out more HERE.
Atlanta Black Pride Weekend
August 26 - September 1
Black Pride Weekend is a week-long celebration that includes various events and activities that both adults and children can enjoy. Find out more HERE.
Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game
Atlanta Braves vs. Marlins
August 31 and September 1
Take a look at the full Braves schedule HERE.
Georgia Tech Football
Take a look at the full Georgia Tech football schedule HERE.
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Learn more about the event HERE.
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