Cobb Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Cobb County is Atlanta's sweet spot. Visitors will experience a place where history and charm blend with the contemporary and progressive, offering an appeal to all ages and interests.

Big attractions, history, sports, shopping, dining, arts and entertainment, outdoor adventure - it's all here.

If you're in town for a convention, you've found the perfect place. Allow us to indulge you with expert service, convenient and affordable accommodations, and a variety of entertainment - all just a few minutes from Atlanta.

    
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Featured Events

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Acworth Slide: World's…

05/25/2017 – 07/30/2017
Acworth Slide The 175' long waterslide will be located at Dallas Landing Park…

Six Flag's White Water…

06/15/2017 – 07/27/2017
Sit back, cool off and watch a movie all at the same time! Grab a float and…

Glover Park Concert…

04/28/2017 – 09/29/2017
The Glover Park Concert Series features local and national acts on the last…

P.A.R.K.S Movie…

06/30/2017
TAP is excited to host this installment of the P.A.R.K.S. Movie Series! Catch…

Atlanta Blaze vs.…

07/01/2017
Major League Lacrosse

Red Hare Brewing…

Starting 09/26/2015
Join us at the brewery for our public tour and tasting and enjoy a full…

Star Spangled…

07/01/2017
Kick off your Independence Day holiday at Kennesaw State University’s…

All-American Lobster…

05/14/2017 – 09/24/2017
Every Sunday night is Lobster Sunday, where SOHO serves its All-American…

City of Kennesaw's…

07/03/2017
The City of Kennesaw's 2017 pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music…

Acworth 4th of July…

07/04/2017
Let freedom Ring! The City of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association are…
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Quick Facts:

  • Cobb County is a vibrant community, located 10 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta.
  • Marietta is the county seat; other municipalities are Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Smyrna and Powder Springs
  • Cobb County's population is 709,110 (U.S. census)
  • College-educated residents make up more than 42% of our population.
  • Cobb County is 20 minutes from the airport.
  • Transportation from Hartsfield-Jackson is approximately $30 - $50 per person, round trip.
  • I-75 north/south runs through the county. I-285 circles Atlanta and intersects southeastern Cobb County. I-20 east/west passes through the southern tip of the county.
  • Cobb County offers a large variety of shopping opportunities and a large selection of fine restaurants. Please see our partnership directory to find your favorite spot.
  • The Marietta Daily Journal and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are the two main newspapers in the area
  • Cobb County takes pride in our 116 hotels, offering 13,500 hotel rooms and more than 375,000 square feet of meeting space.
  • Accommodations range from luxurious high-rise hotels and comfortable suite properties to friendly motels and quaint bed and breakfast inns.
  • The Cobb Galleria Centre and the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre boast 144,000 sf of exhibit space, five ballrooms, more than 50 meeting rooms and a 2,750-seat theatre.
  • The Cobb Galleria Centre is recognized nationally as one of the leading convention centers, hosting more than 15,000 events a year.

Airport Accessibility

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (HJIA) is one of the top ranked airports for non-stop service to U.S. destinations. 80% of the U.S. population lives within a two-hour flight of Atlanta. There are more than 2,400 daily flights departing from and arriving at HJIA, making it the world's busiest airport. And Cobb County is located 20 minutes away. 

Airport Shuttles
You can get to Cobb County quickly and easily by using an airport shuttle. Prices range from $30 to $50. Please see our list of partners for airport transportation.

Public Transportation
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) transportation system is located throughout downtown Atlanta. Learn more at itsmarta.com.

Cobb International Airport - McCollum Field is located in Kennesaw, approximately 7 miles from the city of Marietta and 2 miles from I-75. It is designated as a reliever airport for Hartsfield-Jackson. With an average of 475 takeoffs and landings each day, it is the third most trafficked airport in the state. Two fixed based operators, Preferred Jet and Atlanta Northside Aviation, provide services and amenities for travelers. For more information, visit mccollumairport.com

For more information about Cobb County, visit cobbcountyga.gov.

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