February 2018

Marietta Restaurants Make 50 Best Restaurants in Atlanta List

Marietta, GA – February 2, 2018 – Some of Marietta’s very own restaurants made the 50 Best Restaurants in Atlanta list. Check out the complete list from Atlanta Magazine!

Marietta Voted as a Top City to Retire and One of the Safest Cities in Georgia

Marietta, GA – January 29, 2018 –  The City of Marietta was recently voted as one of the top 10 places in Georgia to retire and one of the top 20 safest cities in Georgia.

Come visit and experience all Marietta has to offer!

Sources: AJC.com, Smartasset.com

New Ikea Opening in Marietta

Marietta, GA – December 21, 2017 – Calling all Ikea lovers: Ikea will open its second metro Atlanta store on Franklin Gateway in Marietta. A timeline has not been set for construction and the grand opening.

Ikea will employ 250-300 workers, in addition to the number of construction jobs.


(Photo courtesy of the city of Marietta)

August 2017

Marietta Visitors Bureau completes visitor research and assembles advisory committee to develop new three-year business plan

Marietta, GA – August 16, 2017 – The Marietta Visitors Bureau, Marietta’s contracted Destination Marketing Organization, is assembling an advisory committee to help develop a new three-year business plan for the organization based on recent research results. Members of the diverse advisory committee bring nationwide experience in tourism, professional business skills, and local […]

June 2017

The Butcher The Baker and Seed Kitchen & Bar named in Georgia’s “100 Plates Locals Love”

ATLANTA, June 5, 2017— The Butcher The Baker and Seed Kitchen & Bar were awarded the 2017/2018 “100 Plates Locals Love” distinction by Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division (GDEcD) as part of its annual list of “100 Plates Locals Love,” which is featured in the state’s culinary guide, Georgia Eats.

“Culinary experiences continue […]

April 2017

Judges announced for the 24th Annual Taste of Marietta

Restaurants from across Cobb County will be showcasing their favorite dishes at the 24th annual Taste of Marietta this Sunday, April 30, 2017. A favorite activity among the participating restaurants is the Food Judging Competition and over 40 restaurants have chosen to enter into the annual competition. Categories include: Best Seafood Dish, […]

Taste of Marietta Draws Record Breaking Crowds and Award Winners

Taste of Marietta, the Marietta Visitors Bureau’s largest annual fundraiser, brought together over 70 Cobb Country restaurants, caterers, and food trucks to sample their tastiest dishes this past Sunday. With beautiful, sunny weather all day, record breaking crowds gathered on the Marietta Square for the event, now in its 23rd year.

In addition to the […]

Celebrate the 23rd Annual Taste of Marietta on Sunday, April 24th, 2016!

Taste of Marietta, one of the largest and tastiest events in Georgia, returns to the Historic Marietta Square on Sunday, April 24 from 11am-7pm. With an impressive variety of restaurants – some new to the event, along with past favorites – this year’s festival is sure to be better than ever. Nearly doubling in […]

October 2015

Winter Wonderland, Ice Skating & New Year’s Eve Celebration on The Marietta Square

This Holiday season, The Marietta Square transforms into a nostalgic Winter Wonderland featuring open-air ice skating, Santa’s Workshop, multi-story Christmas tree and more!  Holiday entertainment will fill the air and the season will conclude with the inaugural New Year’s Eve Celebration and Square Drop.

On November 20th, The Marietta Square will present its first open-air ice skating rink […]

Marietta Pilgrimage A Community Effort

The 29th Annual Marietta Pilgrimage Historic Home Tour was held December 5-6 and was a resounding success!  Our Marietta community played an important part in that success and we express our sincere appreciation. The Pilgrimage is most certainly a COMMUNITY EFFORT.

Marietta citizens support this annual Pilgrimage in so many ways from attending the event […]