Conyers Welcome Center & Historic Train Depot
Conyers, GA 30012
770-602-2606 | 800-266-9377
Visit the Conyers Depot located in historic Olde Town Conyers just off of Interstate 20 at Exit 80. Located in the depot is the Conyers Welcome Center with a staff eager to show you just why Conyers has so much to offer.
The yellow depot was once an important stop along the Georgia Railroad route from Augusta to Atlanta. General William T. Sherman marched his troops past this site on his infamous March to the Sea in 1864. Maintained and operated by the Rockdale County Historical Society, the 1891 historic depot, is used today for meetings, weddings and receptions.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission & Fees
Call for Events and Rentals 770.929.4270
Free Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms
Suitable for Ages
Architectural Tour Series
03/19/2016 - 11/19/2016
Revel in the profound beauty and history of one of the most magnificent places in Georgia with the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Tour.
A trained docent starts this journey weaving the history, design, and construction of this remarkable Trappist community with a visit to the Visitors Center, the restored historic barn, and the Bonsai Garden. Strolling along the Prayer Path, participants proceed to the stunning Abbey Church built by monks over a ten-year period to explore...read more
Singers & Songwriters Showcase Series
04/05/2016 - 12/06/2016
On the first Tuesday of each month, the Conyers-Rockdale Council for the Arts invite local artists to our 83 seat black box theatre for a night of music, drinks, and friends. General admission is $6 and the price for admission and registration for performing artists is $5. Beer, wine, soda, and snacks will be available. The Paula Vaughn Black Box Theater is located in historic downtown Conyers - Olde Town Conyers with many restaurants open in the district.
Event Dates: April 5, May 3,...read more
North Georgia Live Steamers - Train Rides
04/23/2016 - 10/15/2016
Come enjoy riding a miniature railroad. Trains will begin operation at 1 p.m. Rides will conclude with the last train at 4:30 p.m. The cost to ride a train is $2 per person. Run days may be canceled for inclement weather. Please check the website for last minute changes.
The North Georgia Live Steamers (NGLS) is an incorporated non-profit miniature outdoor railroad club that encourages and assists others interested in the construction of scale steam engines, locomotives and railroad eq...read more
Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo
08/06/2016 - 08/07/2016
The nation's only traveling Black Rodeo tells the story of the Black American Cowboy, and reaches over 121,000 spectators annually throughout the United States.
To the delight of thrilled audiences and rodeo fans, some of the nation's most skilled and entertaining black cowboys and cowgirls will compete in the nation's only touring black rodeo competition - the thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (BPIR).
BPIR will proudly showcase its athletes performing and competing in t...read more
Summer Concert Series -The Drifters
09/10/2016 - 09/10/2016
The Drifters…one of Rock & Roll's founding vocal groups is once again touring the U.S. under the auspices of their original management team.
Their songs include such hits as "Up on the Roof," "Under the Boardwalk," "This Magic Moment," "There Goes My Baby," "Dance with Me," "Spanish Harlem," and "Stand by Me." The hits goes on and on.
From their inception in the early 1950's and up until recently, The Drifters has a symbiotic relationship with Rock & Roll legend George Treadwe...read more
Georgia Cycling League Race #1
09/10/2016 - 09/11/2016
Join us for the Georgia Cycling League Race #1 at the Georgia International Horse Park, September 10-11, 2016. The Georgia Cycling League provides student athletes an arena in which to set and accomplish competitive goals, to achieve their personal best. For more information, visit www.georgiamtb.org.read more
Atlanta Fall Classic I
11/09/2016 - 11/13/2016
The Atlanta Fall Classic I returns to the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, Nov. 9-13, attracting an estimated 700 of the finest horses in the Southeast to compete for this free event. Some of the top riders in the world will be showing at the event. Industry greats like Chris Kappler, Georgina Bloomberg, Schuyler Riley and others will be competing for a piece of the increased prize money at the home of the 1996 Olympics in Conyers. On Saturday, the $45,000 Grand Prix will be held ...read more
Atlanta Fall Classic II
11/16/2016 - 11/20/2016
The Atlanta Fall Classic II returns to the Georgia International Horse Park on November 16-20, in Conyers. An estimated 700 of the finest horses in the Southeast will compete for this five-day free event. On Saturday, the $45,000 Grand Prix will feature the best of the best in competition.read more
Olde Town Conyers Christmas Party
12/02/2016 - 12/02/2016
Merchants and restaurants in the historic Olde Town Conyers business district celebrate the season on Friday evening, December 2, 2016, from 5 p.m to 8 p.m., with special sales, promotions, ice skating at the Pavilion, free carriage and train rides, face painting, and visits with Santa. Enjoy strolling entertainment and a free kids workshop by The Home Depot and The Sketching Pad.read more