East Cobb offers an array of exciting attractions and activities for all types of interests. Hike the scenic trails in East Cobb parks such as Sope Creek, Kennesaw Mountain, and Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Visit the Marietta Square Farmers Market for fresh produce, local crafts, and artisanal foods. Check out the Marietta Museum of History and the Gone with the Wind Museum to discover local history and culture. Take part in outdoor activities like fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and canoeing at the Chattahoochee River or nearby Lake Allatoona. Play a round of golf at one of the golf courses in East Cobb, including the Indian Hills Country Club and the Atlanta Country Club. Visit the historic Marietta Square, featuring shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Attend annual community events like the Art in the Park, Taste of Marietta, and the East Cobb Parade.
Dave & Busters, Mountasia, Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, White Water, Six Flags, Whirly Ball, Monkey Joe’s, and more.
Options include Brunswick’s Marietta, AMF Marietta Lanes, and Andretti Indoor Karting & Games as well as Brunswick Zone XL in Kennesaw, Stars and Strikes in Sandy Springs, Brunswick Zone in Roswell, and AMF Woodstock Lanes.
Marietta’s own Red Hare Brewing Company is nearby, as is Burnt Hickory Brewery in Kennesaw, Reformation Brewery in Woodstock, Jekyll Brewing in Alpharetta, and popular destinations Red Brick Brewing Company and SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta.
Concerts & Theatre
With the recent addition of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Cobb County draws major shows and performers year-round. Also in East Cobb is The Art Place – Mountain View, School of Rock East Cobb, 120 Tavern & Music Hall, and in nearby Marietta Square is the Earl Smith Strand Theatre, Atlanta Lyric Theatre, and Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. Kennesaw is home to the Bailey Performance Center at KSU, and other popular venues include Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta and Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park in nearby Alpharetta.
Golf, Mini Golf, Driving Ranges, and more.
Highlights include the East Cobb favorite Indian Hills Country Club and the Atlanta Country Club as well as popular destinations including Monster Mini Golf, Mountasia, Marietta Golf Center driving range, Topgolf’s 3 story driving range in Alpharetta, and the PGA Tour Superstore in Kennesaw.
East Cobb options include Georgia Theatre Company at Merchant’s Walk, and the Picture Show at Merchant’s Exchange. Other nearby venues include Movie Tavern Roswell at Sandy Plains and 92 (East Cobb/Roswell border), Regal Cinemas Town Center 16 and AMC Barrett Commons 24 in Kennesaw, and AMC Parkway Pointe 15. Other notable theaters worth the drive include Regal Cinemas Atlantic Station 18 IMAX & RPX, Fernbank Museum of Natural History for their IMAX and Friday evening Martinis and IMAX showings, Plaza Theatre to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight, and no list is complete without mentioning The Fox Theatre.
Parks and Recreation
East Cobb is home to several new or coming soon parks including Mabry Park, Hyde Farm, and East Cobb Park. The numerous other parks include Bells Ferry Park, Fullers Park, Harrison Park, Mount Bethel Park, Sandy Plains Park, Sewell Park, Shaw Park, Sweat Mountain Park, Terrell Mill Park, Wright Environmental Education Center, and Cochran Shoals off Columns Drive. Notable nearby parks include Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, the Chattahoochee Nature Center, Vickery Creek Falls Roswell Mill, and Morgan Falls Overlook Park.
Shopping Centers and Malls
Merchant’s Walk, The Avenue East Cobb, Highland Plaza, Sandy Plains Center, Market Plaza Shopping Center, Parkaire Landing, Shallowford Falls Shopping Center, Woodlawn Square, Woodlawn Point, and Paper Mill Village. Nearby malls include Town Center at Cobb, North Point Mall, Perimeter Mall, and the new Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta.
Skating – Ice Skating, Roller Skating, and Skateboarding
East Cobb is home to the Atlanta Ice House, featuring ice skating lessons, hockey, and public skating sessions. Nearby attractions include The Cooler – Alpharetta Family Skate Center, Sparkles Roller Rinks in Kennesaw, Hot Wheels Skate Center in Woodstock, and the skatepark at Swift-Cantrell Park in Kennesaw.