Atlanta Metro / Jonesboro

Clayton County Visitor Center

104 North Main Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236

770-478-4800 | 800-662-7829
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Make your first stop in Clayton County Visitor Center to gather information, maps or event calendars. While you're there, tour the Road to Tara Museum and purchase souvenirs from the gift shop featuring "Gone With the Wind" items, regional food and gifts. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Designations

    Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Maps/Brochures/Guides, Welcome Center

    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

Events

  • Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch and Learn Lecture Series

    03/11/2016 - 12/09/2016

    Join the Georgia Archives for their monthly Lunch and Learn Lecture Series. Each month, authors, historians, preservationists, and Georgia Archives staff, discuss varying historical topics or ways to use the Georgia Archives. Each discussion lasts about an hour. Feel free to bring your lunch. Find out each month's topic at www.georgiaarchives.org

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  • Summer

    Summer "Slam" Concert Series

    05/07/2016 - 07/30/2016

    The Summer "Slam" Concert Series kicks off at Jonesboro's newly built amphitheatre at Lee Street Park. Hear a variety of music all season long from Jazz, Motown, R&B and Beach Music. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and coolers to enjoy an evening of good music and good times. Concerts start at 6:00 pm. Food vendors will be on site.

    May 7 - Atlanta Jazz Festival featuring Ken Ford, Chandra Currelley & the Riverdale Jazz Band)

    June 4 - Old School R&B Concert

    July 1 - Motow... read more

  • Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America

    Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America

    07/05/2016 - 08/05/2016

    The Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street exhibit "Hometown Teams" is coming to Jonesboro, Georgia on the 20th anniversary of the Centennial Olympics, when the world came to historic Main Street Jonesboro for the torch relay and the first-ever Olympic Beach Volleyball competition. This exhibit explores what sports and hometown teams mean to individuals, families and communities. Arts Clayton Gallery and the City of Jonesboro, in cooperation with Georgia Humanities, will celebrate th... read more

  • Jonesboro Tailgate Party

    Jonesboro Tailgate Party

    07/23/2016 - 07/23/2016

    In celebration of Arts Clayton Gallery's traveling Smithsonian exhibit Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America, the City of Jonesboro is hosting a tailgate party with games, music, food and a lot of fun.

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  • Labor Day Celebration

    Labor Day Celebration

    09/03/2016 - 09/05/2016

    Soak up the last rays of summer at The Beach's Labor Day weekend celebration. Bring the family out for a fun-filled day close to home with sand, sun and slides. The cost is $10.00 per person all day.

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  • National Tennis Tournament and Step Show

    National Tennis Tournament and Step Show

    09/15/2016 - 09/16/2016

    Come out to the Clayton County International Park Tennis Center to watch a National Tennis Tournament. Daily matches are played from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day (with a break at noon for lunch), so come out and enjoy the competition. At 7 p.m. on Friday evening, get a chance to watch a step show.

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  • 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

    2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

    09/30/2016 - 09/30/2016

    Enjoy a relaxing day of golf at the Lake Spivey Golf Club and support a good cause. This tournament helps benefit Lake Spivey Community, Inc. and Kids Outdoor Initiative. 

    Registration begins at 10 a.m. and tee time starts at noon. 

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  • 8th Annual Lake Spivey Road Race

    8th Annual Lake Spivey Road Race

    10/22/2016 - 10/22/2016

    Lace up your running shoes for the 8th Annual Lake Spivey Road Race. Run either a 5K or 15K through surrounding neighborhoods. Proceeds benefit the Kids Outdoor Initiative and Southern Regional NICU. Register at www.claytonparks.com.

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  • Yule Log Celebration

    Yule Log Celebration

    12/10/2016 - 12/10/2016

    Join Reynolds Nature Preserve for an evening outdoors filled with holiday cheer. Enjoy music by local orchestras, refreshments, face painting and ornament making. Then, follow a candlelit path through the woods to a bonfire where you will find storyteller Barry Mann painting pictures of holidays past. The evening will be complete with children searching a wooded hillside for the fabled Yule Log. This event is free.

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