A popular and flourishing Atlanta suburb known as the “Technology City of the South”, Alpharetta is located 22 miles from downtown Atlanta. Alpharetta is designed for the best meetings with 23 upscale, modern hotels and meeting spaces that perfectly accommodate 10 to 800 attendees. Premier chef-driven and locally-owned dining experiences infused with exquisite entrees and farm-to-table comfort foods are sure to please attendees' palates. Five shopping districts with 250 shops paired with ten music and entertainment venues are ideal for after-hours down time. A plethora of complimentary planning services are at your fingertips from the Awesome Alpharetta CVB professionals. Depart from the ordinary. This is where business and fun meet in modern Southern style.
Alpharetta is about 30 miles away from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It is home to the open-air, 12,000-capacity Verizon Amphitheatre, where Dave Matthews, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, and Gwen Stefani have graced the stage. The facility offers 100,000 square feet of alfresco meeting space. Weekends are marked by festivals, art shows, and even the occasional parade. During summer months, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra makes Verizon its outdoor stage providing groups the opportunity to enjoy big-city musical lineups.
Largest of the hotel venues in Alpharetta, the 318-room Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta has 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Elsewhere, the 164-room Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North/Alpharetta has 4,000 square feet of meeting space, and the 150-room Embassy Suites Atlanta – Alpharetta has 3,000 square feet of space.
The Alpharetta Conference Center and Hotel at Avalon will arrive in January 2018, boasting nearly 44,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and 330 luxurious guest rooms. With its lofty spaces, bright design, and brilliantly modern fiberhood technology, doing business becomes a breeze. Spaces are sized from grand to intimate, making this newest addition to Alpharetta the perfect host for gatherings both major and minor. Best of all, attendees step from guest rooms to meeting rooms in mere minutes, across a direct-to-hotel threshold.
Like many of the area's historic towns, Alpharetta venues include beautiful old mansions that double as unique event venues, including the 4,000-square-foot DeVore House, available to host up to 200 guests, and the Mansell House & Gardens, which can host groups of up to 250.
With over 175 dining experiences, Alpharetta has become a premier dining destination featuring almost every cuisine imaginable. Exciting global entrees burst with exotic flavors. Savor the most delectable seafood or a perfectly sublime steak. Bite into gourmet burgers or share pasta inspired by a limitless imagination.
Explore Alpharetta's five shopping districts. Experience the newly built Avalon on 86 acres with shops that include Anthropologie, Arhaus, Kendra Scott, and Orvis. Discover unique boutiques in Historic Downtown Alpharetta, including UB4Me Apparel, South Harmony, and Sis & Moon's. Head North on Main for more finds and upscale resellers Queen of Hearts and Designer Consigner, among others. Wander North Point Mall, home to more than 100 major retailers, including the only American Girl Boutique and Bistro in Georgia, an innovative LEGO store, along with Macy's, Von Maur, and Dillard's. Travel Haynes Bridge Road and North Point Parkway for Stein Mart, Nordstrom Rack, and REI; specialty shops like Honey and Hazel, offer affordable fun and fashions. Explore Windward Parkway where spas and international cuisine line the street alongside boutique stores.
A popular spot for reflection, the Walk of Memories located at American Legion Post 201 honors all Georgians representing those killed in action, died of wounds, prisoners of war, sons of the Legion and family and friends with nearly 8,000 engraved bricks. The Walk also includes a display of military equipment, including a Korean War tank, Air Force T-33 jet, anti-aircraft gun and Huey helicopter.
One of the area's most interesting venues is the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, where people from all over the country fly in to take dirt-bike-safety classes or ATV-safety training. The facility offers distinctive team-building opportunities and meeting space at its 8.5-acre site. Also in Alpharetta is the Big Creek Greenway, an 8.2-mile concrete path that meanders through wooded wetlands - an ideal place to relax and cap off a day of meetings. Have an unforgettable experience with friends, family, and co-workers at Topgolf Alpharetta. Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout spot.