Economic Development : Things To Do

Accommodations

East Point has 16 national name chain hotels that offer an array of amenities, and are conveniently located in close proximity to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the Camp Creek Marketplace, and Downtown Atlanta. Atlanta Airport Hotels

Camp Creek Marketplace

was one of the largest shopping district developments in the State of Georgia when it was built in 2003. It houses large anchor stores including Lowe’s, Staples, Target, Marshalls and TJ Maxx as well as boutiques, restaurants, sports bars.

Dining

East Point has a numerous restaurants serving a variety of fares to satisfy taste buds, including breakfast, southern food, pizza, American Continental, Mexican and more. In addition, it is the home of a popular raw vegan restaurant that is frequently visited by celebrities. The City of East Point is also within five miles of over 300 Zagat-rated restaurants.

Events & Festivals

Whether you’re just in town visiting or a local looking for something to do, there are great eateries and shops as well as events and festivals happening in the Downtown District all year long!

East Point Farmers Market

The East Point Farmers Market is an initiative of the East Point Main Street Association and the City of East Point with the support of a large group of volunteers. Our mission is to create a unique experience in the Downtown District for all who shop here, where we will consciously offer fresh food options that are as healthy for the people who eat them as for the ground in which they are grown. After you get your groceries at the Farmer’s Market, walk next door and grab lunch at the East Point Food Truck Court.
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East Point Food Truck Court

Come out and get your groceries at the Farmer’s Market and then walk next door and grab lunch at the East Point Food Truck Court. The food trucks will be lined up in the Downtown Commons. A variety of delicious food choices will be available from some of the most popular food trucks in the Atlanta Metro area, so come hungry! Food Truck Court Vendor Application
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Taste of East Point and the South Metro Area

The “Taste of East Point and the South Metro Area”  is all about showcasing the eclectic mix of FOOD and ART in and around the South Metro Area, along with highlighting our local BUSINESSES and COMMUNITY GROUPS. Attendees purchase tickets to exchange for “tastes” of a wide variety of cuisine from local restaurants and food trucks. The event is something the community looks forward to all year – an opportunity to invite friends, family, co-workers and fellow businesses and community partners in Metro Atlanta to come and experience the energy and unique vibe you can only find here in the South Metro Area. More about Taste of East Point

East Point Independence Day Celebration – Salute to the Red, White & Blue

The East Point Main Street Association (EPMSA) proudly presents the Independence Day Celebration event in East Point, “Salute to the Red, White & Blue”. The event will include fun activities for the whole family! There are vendor/artist markets, a kid’s activity zone, stage entertainment, food, beverage and of course, a spectacular fireworks display at the end of the evening!
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Friday Night Flicks

Join us in the Downtown “Commons” area across from the East Point City Hall and one block from the East Point MARTA Station for the Downtown Movie Series presented by the City of East Point! Bring a blanket, folding chairs and your friends and family and enjoy a movie after dining at one of our wonderful Downtown Restaurants. Light Concessions (like Popcorn & Sodas) will be available for purchase! More about Friday Night Flicks

Destination East Point

Great Fall Festival atmosphere featuring the interactive Imperial Opa Circus with stilt walkers, flame throwers, jugglers, trapeze perfomances and more. Great food, artist market, community booths, along with an old fashioned pie contest and a chili cook-off. Fun for all Ages! More about Destination East Point

Nightlife

East Point offers a variety of options for a night on the town. Specifically, the Camp Creek Marketplace is home to multiple sports bars with live entertainment and great food. Movies ATL is right next door to the Camp Creek Marketplace offering 14 large screens. Downtown East Point has several bars and taverns that offer everything from sports, billiards, poker nights, trivia nights and live entertainment.