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Top 5 transit-friendly Atlanta events - April 2014

Braves Baseball
Braves Baseball
David Berkowitz

Spring, festivals and baseball, oh my! April marks the unofficial start of Atlanta's festival season as the Dogwood Festival celebrates its 78th year, Sweetwater 420 Fest its 10-year anniversary and the Inman Park Festival its 43rd street extravaganza. And with the Braves back at Turner Field (for at least a few more seasons), there are numerous opportunities for fun in the sun. Read on to get MARTA tips to all the major events to plan your commute.

Braves Baseball
Braves Baseball David Berkowitz

Braves Baseball

Atlanta Braves
April 8-13, 21-23, 25-27

The Atlanta Braves kick off their 2014 season (one of the last at Turner Field) on April 8. Don't miss out on the memories at the stadium. Take your pick from several home games throughout the month along with several MARTA commute options.

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How to Get to Turner Field on MARTA

Lion King at the Fox Theatre
Lion King at the Fox Theatre Daryl Mitchell

Lion King at the Fox Theatre

Lion King at the Fox Theatre
April 10-27

Broadway returns to Atlanta in April with Disney's The Lion King. Over 40 actors bring the show and award-winning music to life. Tickets start at $35.

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Dogwood Festival
Dogwood Festival Todd Dominey

Dogwood Festival

Dogwood Festival
April 11-13

Art booths, disc dogs and live music return to Piedmont Park April 11-13 for the 78th annual Dogwood Festival. The highly-attended event also features a kid zone and Backyard Barbecue and Brews tasting event.

Transit and Walking Directions
Tips for Taking MARTA to the Dogwood Festival

Sweetwater 420 Fest
Sweetwater 420 Fest Sweetwater 420 Fest

Sweetwater 420 Fest

Sweetwater 420 Fest
April 18-20

Holy 10-year anniversary! The Sweetwater 420 Fest is celebrating this year in Centennial Olympic Park with all the beer and music patrons have come to love. Tickets start at $10 for a single day admission. The three-day pass is $18.

Transit and Walking Directions
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Inman Park Festival
Inman Park Festival JD Harvill

Inman Park Festival

Inman Park Festival
April 26-17

Sprawling over several blocks of tree-lined streets, the Inman Park Festival is known for its Saturday parade and home tour. Music stages, a kid's zone and plenty of art round out an event not to miss. Parking is limited and traffic gridlocked during the festival, so use the convenient neighborhood MARTA station.

Transit and Walking Directions
5 Things to See and Do at the Inman Park Station