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O n this fun and exciting 2.5 hour walking tour, you’ll experience how Atlanta’s street art carries out the mission of the city’s historic changemakers.

Explore some of the city’s most famous murals, graffiti, and installations on a guided walking tour of Cabbagetown, Krog Street Tunnel, and the Atlanta Beltline.

A knowledgeable, engaging tour guide will take you through these iconic neighborhoods to view stunning and impactful art, hear stories behind the art and artists, share the history behind how street art has shaped local Atlanta communities, and help you get those perfect ‘grammable shots.

Plus, you’ll become art critics and artists yourself as you design your own street art during an art salon-style happy hour.

There’s a reason we have more 5 star reviews than any other Atlanta walking tour: we love our city and can’t wait to share Atlanta with you.

Please note that this is a 1.5 mile outdoor walk with lots of standing, so contact us directly if you have any physical limitations or difficulty walking or standing.

See Dates for the Cabbagetown Street Art Tour!
Highlights include:
  • A guided history and street art tour of the Cabbagetown neighborhood, Krog Street Tunnel, and the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail
  • Seeing famous murals created for the Forward Warrior Festival, including Civil Rights-themed murals
  • Hearing fascinating stories of prominent Atlanta street artists
  • Exploring how street can change the world
  • A donation to the Cabbagetown Neighborhood Improvement Association to help local art continue to thrive
  • A guide-led hands on street art design activity
  • Exclusive access to a resource page with information about Atlanta artists and street art history and culture
  • One alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage
  • A knowledgeable and entertaining local guide

Cabbagetown Street Art Tour Details

When:
Saturdays at 3:00 pm
Duration:
Approximately 2.5 hours
Cost:
$45 per person
What’s Included:
Guided tour of Cabbagetown; supplies to add your own art; happy hour drink; souvenir post card
Sales Deadline:
Tickets must be purchased 2 hours before the start of the tour
Tour Size:
Public tours are no more than approximately 14 people; call us at 470-223-2203 for larger groups of up to 140 people
What to Wear:
Comfortable weather-appropriate clothes and very comfortable shoes
What to Bring:
A bottle of water, an umbrella on rainy days, and cash for gratuities if you have an awesome time on your tour
Weather Conditions:
Tour takes place rain or shine
Distance:
1.5 easy miles with plenty of stops
Meeting Point:
Provided with ticket purchase via email

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Cabbagetown Street Art Tour

Walking Tour Details

Why should I take a walking tour?

A walking tour is an amazing, memorable, and fun way to explore your own city, or a new city! During an Unexpected Atlanta tour, you’ll be led by expert local guides to some of Atlanta’s best hidden gems and popular historic spots.

For instance, there’s more to a piece of art than meets the eye, and with an insiders perspective, you’ll be able to analyze art from a new point of view going forward.

Our guides will help you make the most of your time exploring Atlanta. You will see more and learn more with our tours, created by historians.

Additionally, we promise you’ll experience much more on a walking tour than sitting on a bus or driving through the city!

Is graffiti legal? I'm worried about participating during the tour.

While it’s not legal at most places, it’s completely legal at the Krog Street Tunnel! You’ll learn all about why during the tour, and the art you’ll be making does not include any illegal activity!

Does the tour include food?

No, this tour does not include food, but it does include one beverage. You can choose from a local cider, beer, or soda from a local restaurant.  If you’d like to explore Atlanta from the foodie perspective, please try the Grant Park Food Tour or the Historic Market Tour + Biscuit Class

I'm interested in the Civil Rights Movement. Is that on this tour?

Yes, but while we do explore how Atlanta’s Civil Rights legacy is tied to street art, it’s not the main focus of the tour. For a more in depth look at Atlanta’s role in the Civil Rights movement, please join us for the Martin Luther King Jr. History Tour. 

Are there breaks during the tour?

The tour is conducted at a leisurely pace. We stop for one break near the end of the tour for a drink, making art, and a restroom stop.

Is this tour appropriate for children?

Many children attend our tours. Generally, we recommend that children are over the age of 9, since the tour includes around 1.5 miles of walking. We’ve found that many children love the Atlanta Street Art Tour for the creativity and inclusivity involved in art.

Are there breaks during the tour?

The tour is conducted at a leisurely pace. We stop for one break near the end of the tour for a drink, making art, and a restroom stop.

Am I doing happy hour as a part of the Street Art Tour?

Why ,yes! You ar!. You’ll stop in for a cold beverage at a local restaurant and get to make your own art using what your learned on the first part of the tour!

Neighborhood Details

What is "Cabbagetown"?

Cabbagetown is a landmark district; a small neighborhood on the east side of downtown.

This neighborhood has a rich history and culture. For tourists and locals alike, it’s worth exploring!

Why explore Cabbagetown?

Cabbagetown is one of Atlanta’s top artsy neighborhoods, with local art festivals happening yearly.

In addition to being the home of many beautiful murals, it also has a history of being the birthplace of other art mediums, which you’ll learn about on the tour!

Are there great Instagrammable spots?

Yes! So. Many. Spots.

We encourage respectful and accurate credit to the artists when posting on social media.

Does the tour start and end in the same place?

The tour begins and ends in Cabbagetown, but it does end a few blocks away from the start location.

Where should I park?

We do not recommend parking in Cabbagetown, because it is a hertige neighborhood with tiny streets and very little parking available. Instead, we recommend ride share or public transportation. However, if you must drive, there is most often parking available along Wiley Street.

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