Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) recently announced the return of Look Up Atlanta, America’s largest metropolitan fireworks celebration, on Saturday, July 1 at Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. Tickets are on sale now can be purchased by visiting the official Look Up Atlanta website www.lookupatl.com.
Headlining the entertainment lineup this year is the Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO). Now in its 78th season, ASO is one of the leading orchestras in the United States, performing more than 150 concerts each year.
“The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is one of the most creative and innovative musical experiences in North America and is the perfect complement to our patriotic celebration,” shared GWCCA executive director Frank Poe. “We have put together an event that celebrates everything that makes Atlanta, and Georgia, a great place to call home.”
Two ticket options will be available to attendees of Look Up Atlanta – general admission or a VIP experience featuring a premium viewing area for on-stage entertainment, unique experiences and activities, and dedicated restrooms and bars. New this year for all attendees is the opportunity to pre-order curated food packages by some of Atlanta’s best chefs, including Kevin Rathbun and James Beard Award semifinalist Claudia Martinez.
Look Up Atlanta also will feature experiential activities from Atlanta’s top sports teams, a reimagined food experience called “Appetite Avenue” featuring a variety of options, and numerous beverage stations throughout Centennial Olympic Park creating the perfect atmosphere for celebrating America’s 247th birthday.
In keeping with the Look Up Atlanta theme of commemorating all that makes Atlanta a great place to live, this year’s entertainment lineup has expanded to feature a wide variety of acts from across the spectrum of music along with a few surprises that will surely make the day memorable.
Look Up Atlanta’s “Georgia Music Showcase”
Some of the music industry’s most celebrated musicians are from the Atlanta area or have cut their teeth performing at one of the many music venues around the city. In keeping with this tradition, Look Up Atlanta is giving aspiring Georgia-based musicians the chance to perform live in Centennial Olympic Park on the Look Up Atlanta stage.
From May 8 – 26, Georgia residents are invited to submit their auditions to the Look Up Atlanta website. Semifinalist live auditions will be held at Georgia World Congress Center June 6 – 7, with the winning performers announced Friday, June 9. Interested performers are encouraged to visit www.lookupatl.com for additional details.