12+ Activities for Black History Month Atlanta 2023

Jan 15, 2022
Atlanta Activities

Experience the Rich African-American History in Atlanta

Join Tokyo Biking Tours in celebrating Black History Month in Atlanta 2023. Discover the vibrant culture, significant events, and iconic landmarks that have shaped African-American history in this incredible city. Our guided bike tours offer a unique and immersive way to explore the rich heritage and learn about the remarkable individuals who have made their mark on Atlanta.

1. Historic Auburn Avenue Bike Tour

Embark on a journey through the heart of Atlanta's African-American community with our Historic Auburn Avenue Bike Tour. This guided tour takes you to iconic sites like Ebenezer Baptist Church, the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Immerse yourself in the legacy of civil rights leaders as you pedal through the streets where history was made.

2. Atlanta University Center Tour

Explore the Atlanta University Center, a historic and influential hub of African-American education. Our Atlanta University Center Tour takes you to prestigious institutions such as Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Clark Atlanta University. Discover the profound impact these institutions have had on shaping the minds of future leaders and changemakers.

3. The Apex Museum

Visit The Apex Museum and dive into the rich history of African-Americans in Atlanta. This museum showcases exhibitions highlighting the achievements, struggles, and contributions of African-Americans throughout history. From the Civil Rights Movement to the arts, the museum offers a comprehensive perspective on the African-American experience.

4. Underground Atlanta

Uncover the hidden layers of Atlanta's history at Underground Atlanta. Our bike tour takes you beneath the city streets to explore the remnants of old Atlanta, including the historic Underground Atlanta marketplace. Learn about the African-American community's presence in this vibrant area and its significance in Atlanta's past.

5. Sweet Auburn Historic District

Ride through the historic Sweet Auburn district, once known as the "richest Negro street in the world." Marvel at the restored Victorian homes, vibrant murals, and influential landmarks like the Big Bethel AME Church. Our knowledgeable guides will share captivating stories and insights into the prominent figures who shaped this neighborhood.

6. Oakland Cemetery Tour

Step back in time with our bike tour of the Oakland Cemetery, the final resting place of many notable African-Americans. As you cycle through the serene grounds, you'll discover the gravesites of influential figures such as John Wesley Dobbs, Horace King, and Alonzo Herndon. This tour offers a unique perspective on Atlanta's history and the African-American community's contributions.

7. National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Immerse yourself in the struggles and triumphs of the civil rights movement at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. This thought-provoking museum features interactive exhibits, powerful artifacts, and engaging storytelling that sheds light on Atlanta's pivotal role in the fight for equality.

8. Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home Tour

Visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home, the place where the iconic civil rights leader spent his early years. Our guided tour provides a glimpse into the life and upbringing of Martin Luther King Jr., showcasing the humble beginnings that laid the foundation for his incredible journey. Gain a deeper understanding of his powerful legacy and the impact he made worldwide.

9. Atlanta History Center

Explore the Atlanta History Center and its comprehensive exhibitions dedicated to Southern history and culture. Learn about the contributions of African-Americans in various fields, including politics, arts, and sports. The center's meticulous curation and immersive displays offer a captivating journey through Atlanta's diverse past.

10. Civil Rights Tour

Embark on a guided Civil Rights Tour that takes you to significant locations associated with the civil rights movement in Atlanta. From the Georgia State Capitol to the Atlanta City Hall, you'll learn about pivotal events and individuals who fought for equality and justice. Our knowledgeable guides will bring these historic sites to life with their in-depth knowledge and captivating storytelling.

11. Atlanta African American Heritage Walking Tour

Explore Atlanta's African-American heritage on foot with our guided walking tour. This leisurely stroll through historic neighborhoods and landmarks provides a closer look at Atlanta's diverse cultural tapestry. From the rich musical heritage of Sweet Auburn to the influential figures who shaped the city, this tour offers a deeper appreciation for African-American contributions throughout history.

12. Atlanta Black Theater Festival

Experience the vibrant arts scene during the Atlanta Black Theater Festival. This annual event showcases extraordinary performances, thought-provoking plays, and engaging workshops that celebrate African-American talent and creativity. Engage with artists and immerse yourself in the powerful narratives that bring important stories to the stage.

13. African American Panoramic Experience (APEX) Museum

Discover the African American Panoramic Experience (APEX) Museum, a cultural institution dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and culture of African-Americans. Delve into the past through interactive exhibits, artifacts, and multimedia displays that bring to life the stories of resilience, innovation, and empowerment.

Join Tokyo Biking Tours for an Unforgettable Black History Month

Experience Atlanta's vibrant African-American history with Tokyo Biking Tours. Our expert guides, immersive bike tours, and curated experiences provide a unique opportunity to connect with the city's rich heritage. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply looking to gain a deeper understanding of Atlanta's past, our Black History Month tours offer an unforgettable journey through time.

Book your spot today and join us in celebrating Black History Month Atlanta 2023 with Tokyo Biking Tours. We invite you to pedal through the pages of history and uncover the remarkable stories that have shaped the African-American community in this incredible city.