New Event Series Underway at Historic College Park Golf Course; Atlanta Dream
Returns to Gateway Center Arena for 16th Season with Refreshed Concessions and More
ATLANTA – May 22, 2023 – Marking the arrival of spring, Gateway Center Campus – comprised of the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC), Gateway Center Arena and Historic College Park Golf Course – today announced several updates and new events. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy warmer weather with an array of activities across the campus including the 2023 Historic College Park Golf Course Summer Series and the return of the WNBA Atlanta Dream, with the team’s home opener on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at the Gateway Center Arena. The Gateway Center Campus facilities are located in the thriving ATL Airport District, known for its lively arts and culture scene and diverse dining options.
“While the Gateway Center Campus is known for offering quality entertainment, we are springing into the new season with an action-packed schedule of family-friendly events and activities,” said Mercedes Miller, executive director of the Gateway Center Campus. “We can’t wait for the return of our Atlanta Dream and look forward to welcoming residents and visitors to our golf course, where we are hosting monthly tournaments throughout the next several months.”
The Atlanta Dream returns to its home court at the Gateway Center Arena for its 16th season on Sunday, May 28, with a star-studded opening day line-up. The 2023 season features a 40-game schedule with 13 home games. Of the Dream’s first 10 games, seven are Commissioner’s Cup match-ups. Additionally, two Atlanta Dream home games, July 22 against the Connecticut Sun and July 25 against the Phoenix Mercury, will be nationally broadcast across ESPN platforms. To purchase single game or season tickets, call 877-977-7729 or visit Dream.WNBA.com/tickets.
In conjunction with the return of the Atlanta Dream, Proof of the Pudding @GICC, the Gateway Center Arena’s exclusive food and beverage provider, is now offering an elevated culinary experience with carefully crafted concession menus. Permanent concession stands located at the front of the Arena include Nouveau, a local favorite known for Catfish Grits and Chicken & Waffles, and Post Oaks, which serves a variety of foods and snack options. Other on-site dining options available during Arena events this season include Ethan’s Italian Ice & Gelato, Supreme Burger, STR8OUTOFPHILLY, Popcorn Remix and more.
The Historic College Park Golf Course officially kicked off its 2023 Summer Series with the Greenskeepers Revenge on Monday, April 10, and will offer recurring events each month through August. Attendees will enjoy food, drinks, contests, giveaways and more. Each event is $25 per person to enter. Call 404-761-0731 for more information or to sign up to play.
“We are proud to celebrate our 20th anniversary at the current GICC facility and look forward to many more successful years ahead here, as an integral part of the community,” said Miller. “This milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary of the ATL Airport District and the 30th anniversary of the GICC partnership with Proof of the Pudding, making 2023 a year of incredible celebrations. We invite our neighbors and those visiting the District to come celebrate with us in whatever way they choose!”
For more information on the Georgia International Convention Center, visit GICC.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information on Gateway Center Arena and the Atlanta Dream, visit GatewayCenterArena.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information on the Historic College Park Golf Course, visit CollegeParkGolf.com.
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About Gateway Center Campus
Gateway Center Campus, located in College Park, Georgia, is comprised of the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC), the Gateway Center Arena, the Historic College Park Golf Course and four hotels, all connected by the ATL SkyTrain, a complimentary 2-minute ride to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Centralized Rental Car Center (Con-RAC). The GICC is Georgia’s second-largest convention center and the world’s only convention center directly connected to a major airport. The Gateway Center Arena is a state-of-the-art, 5,000-seat venue, serving as the home arena for the Atlanta Dream and the College Park Skyhawks, and also hosts a variety of sporting and entertainment events throughout the year. The Historic College Park Golf Course, originally built in 1929, features undulating fairways and elevated greens, making it one of the most challenging courses in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area. For more information, visit GatewayCenterCampus.com.
Cameron Trice, Hemsworth Communications
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