Summers in Cobb County are filled with fun adventures! Embrace the warmth with outdoor activities or enjoy the indoors with various game spots and performances. Cobb County is Atlanta’s Sweet Spot for summer! Check out our list of the top things to do in summer below.


With numerous theatre and concert venues, Cobb County has a plethora of exciting performances from musicals and plays to comedy shows and live music. The Strand Theatre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Coca-Cola Roxy, Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, Hardy Family Automotive Amphitheater, and more are perfect for enjoying a night of entertainment during the summer.

Escape to another brewniverse and hop on the Cobb Ale Trail! There’s nothing better in the heat of summer than a cold craft beverage. Cobb County’s unique breweries, wineries, and distilleries have you covered with each of their own flavors, vibes, and specialties for every visitor. Follow our weekend itinerary this summer to explore what Cobb’s craft beverage makers have to offer. For special discounts, visit!

Cheer on America’s team at Truist Park with all of Braves country during the summer! Summer is the prime time for baseball in Cobb County, and Truist Park is the perfect spot to catch a fly ball, enjoy delicious ballpark food, experience Atlanta Braves home runs, and enjoy the newest additions the park has to offer, like the Blue Moon Beer Garden. Learn how to visit a Braves game like a local here.


Cobb County is overflowing with game spots to enjoy with friends and family. The Escape Game Atlanta, Escape Woods, and The Escapery are great for those who love solving puzzles. Bring your video gaming friends to Battle & Brew at The Battery Atlanta for a fun day of gaming or visit Good Game, Main Event Atlanta, Dave & Busters, and Andretti Indoor Karting & Games for the best arcade experiences in Cobb.

couple paddle boarding on Lake Acworth

The scenic Lake Acworth is perfect for a relaxing summer day. Soak in the tranquil beauty of Acworth as you enjoy paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, or simply unwinding by the water’s edge. With no gas-powered motors permitted, this family-friendly lake is great for a swim in the heat of summer.

two children tube down the chattahoochee

Shootin’ the Hooch is a must-do experience for anyone visiting Atlanta during the summer to beat the South’s notorious heat. Rent a tube or bring your own and enjoy a relaxing float down the Chattahoochee River with friends to cool off on a nice summer day. Visit our guide on how to shoot the hooch for more tips.

six flags white water

Make a splash at Six Flags White Water this summer! As the largest water park in the Southeast, Six Flags White Water has numerous water-themed rides, games, and activities for the whole family to enjoy. This summer spot is perfect for a sunny day with friends and family.

roller coaster at Six Flags Over Georgia

Thrill-seekers thrive at Six Flags Over Georgia! Boost your adrenaline on Six Flags Over Georgia’s fastest, tallest, wildest, and record-breaking rides all summer-long and cool off at Hurricane Harbor water park, perfect for the whole family.

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