Category Archives: Events

Spend Your Autumn in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is a remarkable place all year round but fall time brings a particular magic to the area. The Ellis Hotel, a boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, is the perfect, centrally located place to call home while exploring Atlanta and the surrounding area. Here are a few of some fun, autumn activities in and around Atlanta. Autumn Festivals There are tons of fall festivals for the entire family during September and October in Georgia. The Fall Georgia State Fair always Read more [...]

Keeping Up With All the Events Happening in Downtown Atlanta

When staying in Atlanta, whether for business or pleasure, there is almost no end to the attractions and events taking place all across the city. No matter what you are interested in, odds are you can find your fill of fun and entertainment in downtown Atlanta Home to the Georgia Dome, Phillips Arena, the Georgia World Congress Center and Centennial Olympic Park, downtown is the place to be when you are visiting Atlanta. Here are just some of the big events to look forward to throughout 2016. About Read more [...]

Ringing in the New Year in Downtown Atlanta? The Best Places to Ring in 2016

If you are visiting or new to Atlanta, get ready to ring in the New Year right. Atlanta is known as a city that takes ringing in the New Year with flair, and there is a wide variety of things to do all throughout the night. In fact, it’s actually one of the most popular New Year’s destinations in the entire world! Whether you're looking to have a reserved New Year celebration, you're looking to take in the sights, or just trying to find the best parties for New Year's, take your plans into Read more [...]

The Ellis Hotel launches summer meetings sale, huge discounts on meeting space and guest rooms in August 2015

The Ellis Hotel launches summer meetings sale, huge discounts on meeting space and guest rooms in August 2015 Savings when you book your August event by July 10, 2015 ATLANTA (June 18, 2015) – With the announcement today of a summer meetings sale at downtown Atlanta’s only independent boutique hotel, meeting and event planners looking for a stunning venue with a prime downtown location, at a tremendous value need look no further than The Ellis Hotel. Offering two sophisticated and unique Read more [...]

Gearing up for Another Exciting Baseball Season in Atlanta

After an exciting end to the 2014 baseball season that saw the retirement of longtime Commissioner Alan Bud Selig and the World Series championship taken by the San Francisco Giants in a historic pitching performance by ace and series MVP Madison Bumgarner, we stand at the cusp of the start to the 2015 major league baseball (MLB) season. The NL East division Atlanta Braves are set to take the diamond in their first home game after a three-game set against the Miami Marlins on April 10th against Read more [...]

Celebrating MLK Day & Black History Month in Atlanta

January and February are great months for celebrating the history and culture of African Americans. Since 1986, most Americans have observed Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—a federal holiday that marks the birthday of the celebrated civil rights leader—on the third Monday of January each year. Additionally, February is officially Black History Month. So, what better way to commemorate a rich heritage than going to Atlanta, often called the “Black Mecca” of the U.S. This capital city is the largest Read more [...]

Checklist for Planning Your Next Business Meeting | Whitepaper

Planning a successful business meeting or corporate event is a lot of hard work. Whether you plan a dozen events each year or are new to the process, planning for every scenario of your big event is no easy task. To make sure your event goes off without a hitch, a truly talented team of individuals must come together to make sure your event is flawless from start to finish. With so much work, it’s no wonder that many event planners and business representatives are left with mountains of paperwork, Read more [...]

The Importance of Location and Your Special Event

If you are planning a special event in Atlanta for friends and family, the location will play a vital role in the success of your event. Whether your special event is a family reunion, baby shower or wedding reception—family and friends will be traveling from near and far, so you must ensure that you choose the right spot. The tips below will help to ensure that your location works well for both local and out of town guests. Choose A Centralized Location When searching for meeting venues Read more [...]

The Peach Review Fashion Photo Shoot at the Ellis Hotel

The Peach Review® has released The Fashion Edition, featuring the latest styles in men’s and women’s fashion. The Men’s Fall Fashion section of the recently published magazine was photographed here at the Ellis Hotel, featuring clothing from Nordstrom including pieces from Hugo Boss, Bill Adler, Peter Millar, 7 for All Mankind, Burberry, and more collections. Shot in our rooms, elevators, and upper lobby, you can see for yourself the urbane style and luxurious comforts on offer at our Atlanta Read more [...]

Wedding Rehearsal Dinners in Atlanta

Small weddings in Atlanta are praised as some of the most stylish and sophisticated Southern events. From elegant chandeliers to creatively-designed floral arrangements, an Atlanta destination wedding is the perfect place for soon-to-be married couples to enjoy a delightful experience. With all the planning that goes into the big day, it’s important to make sure that the rehearsal dinner and day-after brunch are just as special. Time with the Family Putting together a wedding is a lot of work, Read more [...]