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WORLD OF COCA-COLA KICKS OFF SUMMER

WORLD OF COCA-COLA KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH OUTDOOR CELEBRATION

— Art, music and family fun converge in Pemberton Place —

 

WHAT:
The World of Coca-Cola will kick off summer this Memorial Day weekend with an outdoor celebration in Pemberton Place featuring music, art and family fun. This event will feature a wide variety of outdoor activities including six-hole mini golf, Coca-Cola ring toss game, Hula Hoop® contests and sack races. Allow time before or after your visit to the World of Coca-Cola to explore the unique offerings from a wide range of artisans at the Market at Pemberton Place, take part in the games and activities in the green space or just move to the music as the DJ spins your favorite tunes. This event will be free and open to the public. For more information, please visit worldofcoca-cola.com.Once inside the World of Coca-Cola, be among the first to view the latest art installation in the Pop Culture Gallery. “For the Love of Coca-Cola – Highlights of a Private Collection” showcases 16 works by 12 artists and is drawn from the collection of one man, Jean-Louis Foucqueteau of Lausanne, Switzerland. A collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia for over 30 years, Mr. Foucqueteau owns hundreds of rare, unusual artifacts and has graciously loaned this portion of his collection to be exhibited for the first time in the United States.You’ll find there’s something new outside the World of Coca-Cola, as well. Pemberton Café is now open and offers a wide range of sandwiches, salads, and children’s meals from which to choose. Pemberton Café is operated by Concessions International. With a delicious assortment of fruit parfaits, ICEE®, hand-dipped ice cream floats and Coca-Cola cupcakes, this new café is sure to provide tasty options for lunch as well as that special treat after your visit to the World of Coca-Cola.

WHEN:
Activities in Pemberton Place
Saturday, May 29th from 10am – 6pm
Sunday, May 30th from 10am – 5pmWorld of Coca-Cola
Saturday, May 29th – Open 8am, last admission 6pm
Sunday, May 30th – Open 10am, last admission 5pm
WHERE:
World of Coca-Cola
121 Baker St., NW
Atlanta, GA  30313
(Direction – worldofcoca-cola.com)
HOW:
Events in Pemberton Place will be free and open to the public. Items from the Market at Pemberton Place will be available for purchase from vendors.

 

World of Coca-Cola Contact
Jacquie Wansley
(404) 676-3886
jwansley@na.ko.com

 

About the World of Coca-Cola
At the World of Coca-Cola, experience the fascinating history of the world’s most famous soft drink in a dynamic, multimedia attraction featuring a fully-functioning bottling line that produces an 8 oz. glass bottle of Coca-Cola for each and every guest. View over 1,200 never-before-displayed artifacts ranging from vintage bottles to a 1939 Coca-Cola delivery truck from Argentina. The thrilling, multi-sensory 4-D movie experience, “In Search of the Secret Formula”, puts you right in the action. Tempt your taste buds with over 60 different beverages made by The Coca-Cola Company from around the world in Taste It! Experience something new and inviting around every corner of the World of Coca-Cola.

 

The World of Coca-Cola is located at 121 Baker Street in Pemberton Place, adjacent to the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta and is accessible via the Peachtree Center or CNN/ World Congress Center MARTA stations. Consumers with questions about the attraction may call 1-800-676-COKE or visit our website at worldofcoca-cola.com to purchase timed tickets.