Venue Guide: Ameris Bank Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre History

A beautiful, parklike setting is one reason visitors love this 12,000-seat outdoor venue on the north side of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Originally opened in 2008 as the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park and renamed in 2017, the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre sits in the heart of Alpharetta, minutes away from Georgia highway 400.

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre Performers

The Ameris Bank Amphitheatre has a long and rich history as the place to enjoy special concerts by the world-renowned Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (and yes, the music of Game of Thrones is now in their repertoire). The Amphitheatre’s busy summer seasons also feature some of the best and biggest in the business: Jimmy Buffett, Steely Dan, Keith Urban and Santana have all been recent visitors. Stops by Korn and Slipknot’s Knotfest Roadshow have made for heavier evenings.

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Planning Your Visit to Ameris Bank Amphitheatre

Among the many charms of nearby Alpharetta is a restaurant scene that, although in the suburbs, is buzzy and fun. Local, not-so-well-kept secrets include South Main Kitchen, Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar and Lapeer. Vinny’s is a local favorite on Windward Parkway.

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre Frequently Asked Questions

What are the parking options at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre?

Traveling to the venue couldn’t be easier thanks to ample parking for guests at four on-site lots (A, B, C and P) and one more off-site for select concerts. Lots generally open two hours prior to events, and guests are advised to arrive one hour before shows to avoid congestion.

Does Ameris Bank Amphitheatre serve food?

Yes. Great food and drinks are available in the Ampthitheatre’s multiple concession areas. Make sure to check out the picnic meal options offered at many stands, too.

What are the seating options at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre?

Options for many events range from box and regular seats on the upper and orchestra levels to general-admission on the lawn and in the pit in front of the stage. Find tickets here.

What are the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre safety & security guidelines?

When coming through the gates, plan on security using metal detectors and/or physical pat-down screenings. Prohibited items include alcohol, coolers, fireworks, noisemaking devices, picnic baskets, video or recording devices, weapons and any other items deemed inappropriate or dangerous by the venue management. Find the latest information here.

Ameris Bank Amphitheatre At A Glance
Venue Name Ameris Bank Amphitheatre
Location Atlanta, GA
Address 2200 Encore Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone # (404) 733-5010
Capacity 12,000
Opened 2008
Owner Live Nation Entertainment

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