Wheeee! Atlanta's iFly simulates freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel.

7 Atlanta bucket list items to scratch off the list in 2017

Let 2017 be the year you get to the bottom of the local bucket list, Atlantans.

There are seven exciting attractions that are 100 percent Atlanta to check out in the new year.

Make a bucket list of these unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime caliber happenings.

Then enjoy the whole thrilling year and bragging to your friends as you check them off — one by one.

Wheeee! Atlanta's iFly simulates freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel.
Photo: Contributed by iFly/For the AJC

Get blown away by indoor skydiving at iFly

2778 Cobb Parkway. 678-803-4359

If you've always had a yen for freefalling, iFly is here for you now. They offer indoor skydiving that simulates true freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel. If knowing the science behind it will help soothe your jitters, click here for a detailed explanation. Or, just leap without looking.

Become the next contestant on the Price is Right
The Price Is Right Live Stage Show
7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Seats starting at $49
Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-881-2100. For tickets, call 855-285-8499 or visit the website.
Why only watch others "come on down" year after year when that could be you? The interactive show includes prizes like appliances, vacations and possibly a new car. If you want to vie for a rare spot as a contestant, you don't need to buy a ticket for the show but you do need to register with the producer at the Fox Theatre beginning at 1 p.m. on March 21.
For complete rules and regs visit foxtheatre.org.

See the Braves at their new home
If seeing a game in the Braves' final season at Turner Field is now complete from your bucket list, follow it up by hearing "play ball" at the new spot. Suntrust Park swings into action in a few months and spring training tickets are already on sale. Or could this be the year you finally decide to be a season ticketholder?
For a fly-by of the new stadium, click here.

The Skyline Slide is part of the old-timey fun on the rooftop Skyline Park at Atlanta's Ponce City Market.
Photo: Contributed by Skyline Park/For the AJC

Revel on the rooftop at Ponce City Market
Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE. 404-900-7900
Savor the sight of the Atlanta skyline from the recently introduced Skyline Park on the rooftop of the historic Ponce City Market. You catch a ride up on a freight elevator for carnival amusements and refreshments like frozen Negroni or a walking taco. It's old-timey fun above the city we call home.

Do dinner and a blockbuster at Ovation Cinema Grill
Ovation Cinema Grill 11
1210 Scenic Hwy, Lawrenceville

Check out this exciting addition to Atlanta's cinematic dining options in Lawrenceville. It boasts a cocktail lounge, more than 100 foods, beverages and luxurious seats in full view of blockbusters. Everyone should watch a movie this way at least once.

Enter the 4th dimension at Six Flags Over Georgia

275 Riverside Pkwy, Austell
770-739-3400

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is scheduled to open at Six Flags Over Georgia in spring 2017. CONTRIBUTED


Get ready to save Metropolis from the DC Comics supervillains, in the dark on a 4-D ride no less. The Justice League: Battle for Metropolis attraction makes its debut at Six Flags in 2017 and it's a "must see" for Marvel junkies and thrill-ride fans alike.

See Game of Thrones set to music
8 p.m., March 14, Philips Arena
Tickets start at $39.90 www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000


It's no longer enough to have read all the books and seen all the movies. Now, Atlanta-based "Games of Thrones" super fans must— absolutely must — see the live concert experience that brings the Seven Kingdoms to life on a massive scale.

The show's composer, Ramin Djawadi, and a full orchestra and choir will deliver an immersive music and visual experience including recreations of realms throughout Westeros and Essos and footage from the show.

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