Your Marietta Spring Bucket List

Your Marietta Spring Bucket List

Spring is beautiful in Marietta. It’s a great time to browse the local shops and enjoy restaurants’ outdoor patios. As the weather gets nicer and you are looking to get outside, experience a full spring experience. Here is a bucket list of the best things to do in Marietta this spring. There’s no better time to visit Marietta.

Enjoy the Arts

Enjoy an evening of fine art, live music, and shopping.  Marietta Square Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour showcasing local artists on the historic Marietta Square. Find exciting art around every corner on the first Friday of each month. Spring dates: 4/7, 5/5, 6/2 from 5 pm – 9 pm.


The first weekend in May, enjoy two days of live music and arts & crafts at the 46th Annual May-retta Daze Festival.

Marietta’s downtown comes alive in a celebration of public arts, including fine art, photography, sculpture, and live performances at M2R TrailFest on May 13th, 11 am – 7 pm. Most performances and installations appear along portions of the Mountain to River Trail and in public parks. There’s something for everyone!


Spend an Evening with Music Under the Stars

Kick back and enjoy live music under the stars. Pack a picnic dinner and bring a blanket for a free concert in Glover Park on the Square.

Glover Park Concert Series Spring Dates:  

4/28 – Ray Howard Band (Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute)

5/26 – The Platinum Band (Variety Party Band)


Have Fun at Taste of Marietta 

Soak up the sun while enjoying the delicious food the area has to offer. Taste of Marietta is a flavorful event on the Historic Marietta Square. Expect a day of live music, the best dishes from over 80 Cobb County restaurants, food trucks,  and activities for kids. It’s fun for any age.


Explore Outdoor Markets

Experience downtown Marietta like a local. Every Saturday vendors offer produce, baked products, fresh flowers, premium crafted goods, and fine art at the Farmer’s Market from 9 am – 12 pm and the Artisan Market from 9 am – 2 pm, in the parking lots on Mill Street and North Marietta Parkway off the Square.


Go Hiking

Excited to be outside. Spend time in our great outdoors. Visit one of our local area parks to hike in nature. A few local favorites, Cheatham Hill Trailhead, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, and Sope Creek. Marietta is also lucky to be in proximity to Kennesaw Mountain trails.