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Whether you're interested in seeing 400 million years from atop Arabia Mountain, ready to seek adventure at Stone Mountain Park or experience an unforgettable journey back in time at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Discover DeKalb encourages you to get out and explore what the number of attractions and adventures we have here are all about. 

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Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for DeKalb County, GA. Our mission is to promote DeKalb County, GA as a destination for leisure travel, meetings, group tour and travel, sport/recreation events & family reunions. Under the direction of the Executive Director, Discover DeKalb’s team consists of sales, marketing, public relations, community affairs and administrative professionals who serve to favorably impact DeKalb’s economy by executing efforts to attract visitors for honest-to-goodness experiences. DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with nearly 750,000 residents spanning across 11 unique local cities, communities and neighborhoods.

Just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, Atlanta’s DeKalb is home to some of Georgia’s best attractions such as Georgia’s #1 attraction, Stone Mountain Park, Fernbank Museum of Natural Science, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, and Atlanta’s International Corridor, Buford Highway.

As the official tourism agency for DeKalb County, Discover DeKalb offers extensive support to various partner agencies, groups and organizations within the following markets: International, Sports/Recreation, Film/Entertainment, LGBT, SMERF, Association, Government, Corporate and Group Services.

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Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for DeKalb County, GA. Our mission is to promote DeKalb County, GA as a destination for leisure travel, meetings, group tour and travel, sport/recreation events & family reunions. Under the direction of the Executive Director, Discover DeKalb’s team consists of sales, marketing, public relations, community affairs and administrative professionals who serve to favorably impact DeKalb’s economy by executing efforts to attract visitors for honest-to-goodness experiences. DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with nearly 750,000 residents spanning across 11 unique local cities, communities and neighborhoods.

Just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, Atlanta’s DeKalb is home to some of Georgia’s best attractions such as Georgia’s #1 attraction, Stone Mountain Park, Fernbank Museum of Natural Science, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, and Atlanta’s International Corridor, Buford Highway.

As the official tourism agency for DeKalb County, Discover DeKalb offers extensive support to various partner agencies, groups and organizations within the following markets: International, Sports/Recreation, Film/Entertainment, LGBT, SMERF, Association, Government, Corporate and Group Services.

Contact Us

Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for DeKalb County, GA. Our mission is to promote DeKalb County, GA as a destination for leisure travel, meetings, group tour and travel, sport/recreation events & family reunions. Under the direction of the Executive Director, Discover DeKalb’s team consists of sales, marketing, public relations, community affairs and administrative professionals who serve to favorably impact DeKalb’s economy by executing efforts to attract visitors for honest-to-goodness experiences. DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with nearly 750,000 residents spanning across 11 unique local cities, communities and neighborhoods.

Just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, Atlanta’s DeKalb is home to some of Georgia’s best attractions such as Georgia’s #1 attraction, Stone Mountain Park, Fernbank Museum of Natural Science, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, and Atlanta’s International Corridor, Buford Highway.

As the official tourism agency for DeKalb County, Discover DeKalb offers extensive support to various partner agencies, groups and organizations within the following markets: International, Sports/Recreation, Film/Entertainment, LGBT, SMERF, Association, Government, Corporate and Group Services.

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Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for DeKalb County, GA. Our mission is to promote DeKalb County, GA as a destination for leisure travel, meetings, group tour and travel, sport/recreation events & family reunions. Under the direction of the Executive Director, Discover DeKalb’s team consists of sales, marketing, public relations, community affairs and administrative professionals who serve to favorably impact DeKalb’s economy by executing efforts to attract visitors for honest-to-goodness experiences. DeKalb County is Georgia’s third largest county with nearly 750,000 residents spanning across 11 unique local cities, communities and neighborhoods.

Just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, Atlanta’s DeKalb is home to some of Georgia’s best attractions such as Georgia’s #1 attraction, Stone Mountain Park, Fernbank Museum of Natural Science, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, and Atlanta’s International Corridor, Buford Highway.

As the official tourism agency for DeKalb County, Discover DeKalb offers extensive support to various partner agencies, groups and organizations within the following markets: International, Sports/Recreation, Film/Entertainment, LGBT, SMERF, Association, Government, Corporate and Group Services.

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Fiesta Patrias

For the last 15 years, Plaza Fiesta has been the official site for the Consulate’s Mexican Independence Celebration. Over 60,000 people come to enjoy our incredible celebration honoring our culture. While the day will be filled with music, food, fun and entertainment, we have set aside a moment for reflection and honor for Mexican past a future generations. The Mexican Consulate of Atlanta will host a Civil Ceremony that will allow time to pay proper respect to those that brought Mexico its Independence.

This year, we are excited to feature music artist Graciela Beltran – one of Mexico’s most influential voices in music!

Need lodging while in town? Discover DeKalb welcomes you to book your stay at one of these locations:

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For the last 15 years, Plaza Fiesta has been the official site for the Consulate’s Mexican Independence Celebration. Over 60,000 people come to enjoy our incredible celebration honoring our culture. While the day will be filled with music, food, fun and entertainment, we have set aside a moment for reflection and honor for Mexican past a future generations. The Mexican Consulate of Atlanta will host a Civil Ceremony that will allow time to pay proper respect to those that brought Mexico its Independence.

This year, we are excited to feature music artist Graciela Beltran – one of Mexico’s most influential voices in music!

Need lodging while in town? Discover DeKalb welcomes you to book your stay at one of these locations:

Places to Visit

DeKalb has a number of sights, tastes and experiences that are sure to be fun for the entire family. We welcome you to truly Discover DeKalb and the honest-to-goodness experiences we have here. Located just six miles east of Downtown Atlanta, Discover DeKalb is convenient, fun and exciting! 

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Press/Media Room

Welcome to Discover DeKalb's Press/Media Room. With the number of attractions, amazing hotels, and events happening in Atlanta's DeKalb there is truly something for everyone. The Public Relations/Marketing team at Discover DeKalb is available for assistance with destination research, media kits, familarization tours, fact-checking, media credentials/passes and more. This press/media room should serve as a centralized location for the latest information on activities in DeKalb County. 

Reunions

Reunions

Discover DeKalb has everything families should look for in a reunion destination. DeKalb is home to the most culturally diverse county in the Southeast and is convenient to a number of honest-to-goodness, popular attractions and affordable accommodations. Discover DeKalb provides complimentary services to families that are unmatched anywhere, including Welcome Bags, Name Tags and assistance with all aspects of reunion planning.

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SAY "I DO" IN DEKALB

You’ve said yes, so now it’s time to say “I do.” DeKalb County, Georgia offers everything you need to host the wedding you’ve always imagined.

You’ll find a wide array of beautiful venues in DeKalb whether you’re imagining an intimate chapel ceremony, rustic, nature-inspired nuptials or a lavish and elegant celebration of the century.

From engagement parties to ceremonies to receptions, we make it easy to create unforgettable experiences for your guests. Planning your dream wedding should be fun and exciting, and our destination makes it easy to host a memorable celebration. Our free bridal services will help you find your ideal venue to say “I do” and connect you with the best vendors for your big day.

We offer:
    •   Assistance in finding wedding vendors and accommodations
    •   Site tours of hotels and event facilities
    •   Wedding gift bags for your guests

For more information, contact Penny Moore at 770-492-5018 or email penny@discoverdekalb.com

Click on the image below to view our Comprehensive Resource Guide for all your wedding planning needs in DeKalb.

Service Centric Academy

Service Centric Academy

Discover DeKalb offers an extensive industry specific training program designed to increase sales revenues of DeKalb County hospitality industry. The Service Centric Academy is open to hospitality and tourism professionals looking to sharpen their skills and develop an edge over the competition. The program begins with an introductory class presented by Donna Satchell Kimble who introduces attendees to specific industry skills and knowledge with real world application. 

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Things to Do

From the many quaint shops, large shopping malls, or award-winning dining options, Discover DeKalb has just enough to make your weekend getaway or day trip adventure, fun. Enjoy the international experience of Atlanta's International Corridor, Buford Highway, or electrify your taste buds with a piece of Southern Fried Chicken from Matthew's Cafeteria in Tucker. 

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