Albany Welcome Center
Albany, GA 31701
229-317-4760 | 866-750-0840
Stop by for information and brochures, to watch the film, 'From the Heart of Southwest Georgia', and pick up Albany souevnirs and cooking items inspired by Albany native and queen of southern cuisine, Paula Deen.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers
Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Public Restrooms
Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round
Bike Rentals, Maps/Brochures/Guides, Vacation Planners, Welcome Center
Near Interstate Highway
520, 75, 85
Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)
Suitable for Ages
Imagination Theater Showtimes
03/14/2014 - 12/31/2014
The Imagination Theater is now showing 'MicroPlanet', 'Fire Ants: The Invincible Army', and 'Alligator Kingdom'.read more
03/15/2014 - 12/31/2014
Did you know that you can watch divers hand-feed the fish in our blue hole every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.? Staff and/ or volunteers are also on-hand to answer questions. Recently, our divers have begun playing tic-tac-toe with the audience!read more
Good Life Drum Circle
03/15/2014 - 12/27/2014
Bring your rhythm, drums or other percussion instruments and chairs. If you don't think you have rhythm we will help you find it. If you don't have a drum or other percussion instruments, we will share what we have. Fun for the entire Family. No drumming experience necessary, just the willingness to share. See you at the drum circle!!read more
Epic of Flight: A Folk Tale
08/22/2014 - 11/29/2014
Evan Jones, a native of Cashiers, North Carolina, was inspired by a book series called 'The Epic of Flight' which chronicles the history of human aviation.
According to his artists' statement for this exhibit, he was interested in making associations between birds and airplanes. Growing up, he has always been fascinated with vintage warplanes and by bird watching his mother's bird feeder, waiting to see what would visit.
By focusing on these emotional connections, Jones added an...read more
10/01/2014 - 10/01/2014
Join us at Ken Gardens Pond for a fishing rodeo. The pond is stocked with channel catfish by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division. This event is free to the public. Georgia fishing license is required (ages 16 years and older). Kids must have adult supervision.read more
10/04/2014 - 10/04/2014
The Albany Recreation & Parks Department and the Albany Museum of Art present "Family Day" on Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the AMA. Come out for fun family activities, including arts & crafts, outdoor games and relay races. Tour the exciting exhibits in the AMA's galleries. This is a free event. Please note that all children must be accompanied by an adult.read more
Run for Wounded Heroes
10/11/2014 - 10/11/2014
Kids 1 Mile Fun Run Awards: All participants under the age of 14 will receive a medal. In addition, a trophy will be presented to the Overall Male and Female Runner under the Age of 14.
5K and 10K Awards: Trophies will be given to the top 5K and 10K runners, male and female. Trophies to the top Master runner, male and female runners over 40 and Grand Masters for over 50 in the 5K and 10K. Medals given to the top three male and female finishers in 16 age groups in the 5K and 10K race. read more
41st Artesian City Car Club
10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014
Registration 9AM-11:30AM; Judging 12:30PM-2PM; Trophies & Awards 3PM
Music by After Hours Production
first 75 entrants receive Dash Plaques & Goody bags! Door prizes!
1st & 2nd Place Trophies in 31 classes for judged entries* (Other classes may be added/combined at judges' discretion. Contact show officials for detailed information.)
"Best of Show Custom", "Best of Show Original", "Best Presentation"
$5 cash prize for "Best Club Participation"
Cash Pr...read more
10/18/2014 - 10/18/2014
Join us for our 2nd annual Cancer STOMP Walk & Carnival event. Support the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, your local cancer organization, and celebrate cancer survivors in our community!
This one-mile reflective walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Carnival and activities for kids begins at 10 a.m.read more
Judgement House, 2014
10/19/2014 - 11/01/2014
Byne Memorial Baptist Church presents Judgement House 2014: Reckoning! Judgement House is a dramatic walk-through about the results of people's choices and the consequences in this life and beyond. The Judgement House presentations will begin at 6 p.m. and will take place in a series of rooms portraying different scenes that combine to tell a story relevant to current events happening throughout the world today. The presentation last approximately 45 minutes. Judgement House is not a haunted ...read more