Why watch the Super Bowl at home when it’s coming back to the South? This year, you can experience the thrills of the most over-the-top sporting event on the planet when it returns to Atlanta for the first time in 19 years.
The Falcons moved into the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium — a stunning $1.5 billion stadium with a retractable roof — to start the 2017 season. It is like nothing else ever seen in the NFL and looks from the outside like a gigantic metal origami structure. Here is a tour of some of the stadium's stunning features.
On February 3, 2019, more than 100 million people will overdose on party nachos, football pools, Maroon 5 and ridiculous TV ads. Oh, and Super Bowl LIII (53) too, the annual gridiron classic—played this time in Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
With so much happening in the Peach State, Georgia should be on the mind of any savvy traveler these days. Atlanta continues its rise as a culinary capital: Notable recent openings include the Local Pizzaiolo, a downtown pizza spot, and Masterpiece, helmed by James Beard-nominated Rui Liu, while food halls like Ponce City Market and Krog Street Market are constantly adding new vendors.
In its short history, Atlanta United has captured the city's spirit and taken Major League Soccer by storm. Now, the Five Stripes -- in just their second season -- are a game away from winning a championship, playing host to the Portland Timbers for the MLS Cup.
Established in 1913, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the city and serves to favorably impact Atlanta's economy through conventions and tourism.