Heading To Atlanta For WM 27? A Complete Event Guide

Chris Cash

The complete list of events for WrestleMania 27 weekend in Atlanta is listed below:

Wednesday – March 30th, 2011

WWE WrestleManiArt
WHEN: 5:30 PM
WHERE: The Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308
DETAILS: http://www.choa.org/wweart

Thursday – March 31st, 2011

WWE Axxess
WHEN: 6:00-10:00pm
WHERE: Georgia World Center, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
DETAILS: World Wrestling Entertainment’s AXXESS is the company’s largest interactive fan event of the year opens at the Georgia World Center with its first session, featuring live matches (usually undercard talents), Q&As (featuring top names), signings, and lots of exhibits featuring WWE licensees and items from the company’s archives.  This year, WWE added VIP signings to boost the ticket sales of VIP tickets, which apparently worked as all the VIP tickets are sold out.  Regular tickets for the event remain on sale.

Pro Wrestling Live
WHEN: 7:00pm
WHERE: The QUAD @ Spring4th Complex, 714 Spring St NW
DETAILS: http://www.prowrestlinglive.net/

Roddy Piper/New Jack Stand-Up Comedy Show
WHEN: 8:00pm
WHERE: The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30328
DETAILS: http://punchline.com/shows.asp?showdate=3/31/2011&month=3&year=2011

Platinum Championship Wrestling
WHEN: 8:00pm
WHERE: The Masquerade, 695 North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30308
DETAILS: http://platinumchampionshipwrestling.com/

Friday – April 1st, 2011

WWE Axxess
WHEN: 6:00-10:00pm
WHERE: Georgia World Center, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
DETAILS: John Cena, R Truth, Dolph Ziggler, The Great Khali, Evan Bourne, Eve, Natalya, The Miz, Alex Riley, Edge, Booker T, Roddy Piper, Arn Anderson, Beth Phoenix, Maryse, The Bellas and more.

Party with Kevin Nash & Sean Waltman
WHEN: 7:00-10:00pm
WHERE: The Sutra Lounge, 1136 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta GA 30309
DETAILS: Wrestling fans will get the opportunity to party with wrestling superstar and legend, KEVIN NASH and former WWE, WCW and TNA star, SEAN WALTMAN, on Friday, April 1st during WrestleMania 27 weekend in Atlanta, Georgia! The party will be held in downtown Atlanta at the Sutra Lounge nightclub.  You must be over 21 to attend the event and tickets go on sale tonight at Midnight.  Tickets are very limited (only 50 VIP and 200 G.A. tickets). For more info and to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

Ring of Honor Show
WHEN: 8:00pm
WHERE: Center Stage Theatre, 1374 W Peachtree St. NW
DETAILS: Currently scheduled:

*ROH champion Roderick Strong vs. ROH TV champion Christopher Daniels

*ROH Tag Team champions The Kings of Wrestling vs. Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin.

Also scheduled are Davey Richards, El Generico, The Briscoes and Joshi Puroresu stars Hiroyo Matsumoto, Ayumi Kurihara, and Tomoka Nakagawa.

http://www.rohwrestling.com/

Rowdy Piper & Friends – A Rowdy Show
WHEN: 11:00pm
WHERE: The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30328
DETAILS: http://punchline.com/shows.asp?showdate=4/1/2011&month=4&year=2011

Saturday – April 2nd, 2011

WWE Axxess
WHEN: 8:00am-10:00pm
WHERE: Georgia World Center, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
DETAILS: Tons of WWE superstars available all day for autographs and pictures, games, & more! Visit WWE.com for more information on schedules guests and times.

ROH Fanfest
WHEN: 10:00am
WHERE: Center Stage Theatre, 1374 W Peachtree St. NW
DETAILS: Meet your favorite ROH superstars.

Ring of Honor Show, Number 2
WHEN: 1:00pm
WHERE: Center Stage Theatre, 1374 W Peachtree St. NW
DETAILS: Ring of Honor’s second "Center Stage" event, featuring:

*Charlie Haas & Shelton Benjamin vs. The American Wolves.

*Joshi Puroresu stars Hiroyo Matsumoto, Ayumi Kurihara, and Tomoka Nakagawa will be competing. announced. Visit www.rohwrestling.com for ticket details.  All of the same talents as "Night One" are set for this event.

2011 WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
WHEN: 8:00-10:00pm
WHERE: The Phillips Arena, 1 Phillips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303
DETAILS: WWE’s annual celebration of their history, this year’s event will not be broadcast until the following Monday on the USA Network, paving the way for a return to the more loosely formatted and a more emotional event for both the honorees and the fans in attendance.

Scheduled to be honored this year:

*Shawn Michaels

*Abdullah the Butcher.

*Bob Armstrong, to be inducted by his sons.

*Tammy "Sunny" Sytch.

*Hacksaw Duggan, to be inducted by Ted DiBiase.

Plus, at least one more scheduled inductee.

Dragon Gate USA
WHEN: 8:00pm
WHERE: The Presidential Ballroom, 4001 Presidential Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.
DETAILS: This will be DGUSA’s sophomore year promoting events over Wrestlemania after debuting in Phoenix, AZ last year.  The talents are no strangers to the weekend as Dragon Gate talents were a major part of ROH Mania weekend events for several years. 

Scheduled thus far:
*Open The Freedom Gate champion YAMATO vs. Austin Aries
 
*The Blood Warriors of CIMA, Naruki Doi & Ricochet vs. The Ronin of Chuck Taylor, Johnny Gargano & Rich Swann.
 
*Open The Brave Gate champion PAC vs. Akira Tozawa
 
*Stalker Ichikawa vs. Jon Moxley
 
*Also scheduled are Open The Dream Gate Champion Masato Yoshino, Brodie Lee, Sami Callihan, Jimmy Jacobs, Arik Cannon and more. 

There will be a 6:30 PM bonus card presented by Rampage Pro Wrestling for Golden VIP ticketholders as well, featuring RPW champion J-Rod vs. former WWE star Bull Buchanan, RPW Tag Team champions The Usual Suspects of Murder 1 & AJ Steele defend vs. Hot Like Lava of Cru Jones & Shaun Banks, Jimmy Rave vs. Kyle Matthews and Sal Rinauro vs. Sugar Dunkerton

For ticket details, visit www.dgusa.tv

Rowdy Piper & Friends – A Rowdy Show
WHEN: 11:00pm
WHERE: The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30328
DETAILS: http://punchline.com/shows.asp?showdate=4/1/2011&month=4&year=2011

Five Dollar Wrestling
WHEN: 11:00pm
WHERE: The Academy Theatre, 119 Center Street, Avondale Estates, Georgia 30002
DETAILS:

The brain child of new NWA champion Colt Cabana and comedian (and diehard wrestling fan) Marty DeRosa, Five Dollar Wrestling costs you $5 to get in for a night of comedy where terrible wrestling footage is skewed and roasted by the pair, Mystery Science Theater style.  The event is also promising special guests, likely imported from ROH, and if the DVDs that have been released are any indication, this could be a fun, loose way to wind down you pre-Mania evening.

For ticket information, click here.

Sunday – April 3rd, 2011

WWE Axxess
WHEN: 8:00am-4:00pm
WHERE: Georgia World Center, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313-1591
DETAILS: Scheduled to appear are Shawn Michaels, Rey Mysterio, Roddy Piper, The Miz, Alex Riley, Daniel Bryan, Nexus, Christian, R Truth, Eve, Wade Barrett, Dolph Ziggler, Drew McIntyre, Mae Young, Kelly Kelly and more.

WrestleReunion Convention
WHEN: 9:00am
WHERE: The Downtown Marriot, 160 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
DETAILS: http://www.wrestlereunion.com/

Dragon Gate USA
WHEN: 12:00pm
WHERE: The Presidential Ballroom, 4001 Presidential Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340.
DETAILS: DGUSA closes out their Wrestlemania weekend with the first-ever matinee show held by any promotion prior to the biggest show of the year, Wrestlemania.  Scheduled for that event:

*Open The United Gate Tag Team champions Masato Yoshino & PAC vs. CIMA & Ricochet.

*Open The Freedom Gate Champion YAMATO vs. Akira Tozawa
*Plus more with the same talent advertised for the Saturday evening event.

For ticket information, visit www.DGUSA.tv.

WWE WrestleMania 27
WHEN: 6:30pm
WHERE: The Georgia Dome, 1 Georgia Dome Drive Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30313-1504
DETAILS: World Wrestling Entertainment’s top event of the year, emanating from Atlanta for the first time ever will see the promotion’s most important storylines and matches of the year take place as well as the return of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to WWE’s flagship PPV.   The true star of the show, without fail, every year, however is WWE’s production team, which will put together a four hour broadcast that will be more slickly produced and feature more pyrotecnics than anything else in any genre.

Scheduled for Wrestlemania:

*Dwayne Johnson returns to Wrestlemania as Guest Host.

*WWE champion The Miz vs. John Cena.

*World champion Edge vs. Alberto Del Rio.

*CM Punk vs. Randy Orton.

*The Undertaker vs. Triple H – No DQ, No Countout, No Holds Barred.

*Jerry Lawler vs. Michael Cole with Steve Austin as the special referee.

Monday – April 4th, 2011

Road Warrior Animal Book Signing
WHEN: 12:00pm
WHERE: Barnes & Noble, 2900 Peachtree Road NE Suite 310 Atlanta, GA.
DETAILS: (404) 261-7747

WWE Monday Night Raw
WHEN: 8:15pm
WHERE: The Phillips Arena, 1 Phillips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303
DETAILS: The day after WWE throws everything but the kitchen sink and The Shockmaster as their audience, what do they do? Start all over again! WWE will tape Raw and portions of WWE Superstars. While some years haven’t seen much in the way of major events after coming off the high of Wrestlemania, others have showcased farewells for Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair, so you’ll never know what you are going to get with this event.

WWE is advertising that The Rock will be appearing.

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