Our friends at Cobb Travel & Tourism are all set to help you make the most of your trip to Atlanta. Plan to spend a couple more nights after SAC and experience the city with family and friends. CT&T can point you in the right direction.
Here are just a few events going on around the same time as SAC. Visit travelcobb.org for more information on restaurants, attractions, and activities!
ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY
Track Tours: Monday-Friday
Once a year, Atlanta Motor Speedway is the bustling center of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series world, filled with hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the country. But the rest of the year, this premier racing facility is open to the public for speedway tours and a behind-the-scenes look at one of the South’s finest entertainment complexes.
Official track tours include a brief track history, visit to Petty Garden, tour of an Atlanta Motor Speedway suite, sneak peek at the garages and Victory Lane, and three laps in the Speedway van around the same 1.54-mile track that stars like Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch race on.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME
Sunday-Friday @10 A.M. – 5 P.M.
The Hall serves as one of the most unique and popular private event spaces in Atlanta. The Hall also provides a platform for character development initiatives, community outreach and education throughout the city. Three floors, five themed galleries and over 50 interactive exhibits, including a 47-yard football field and a three-story wall of over 750 college football helmets, awaits visitors.
MOTUL PETIT LE MANS
October 10-13, 2018
The 21st Annual Motul Petit Le Mans is going to be an event to remember and is THE fall sporting event in the southeast. This 10-hour sportscar enduro finishes under the stars and serves as the season finale for both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup. Factory and privateer teams alike from all three classes of competition will battle into the night for the championship, as it all comes down to this race. Fans can see the likes of Corvette, Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Lexus, Acura, BMW, Ford and more lay it all on the line and push man and machine to the limit.
PORSCHE EXPERIENCE CENTER
@9:00am – 6:00pm
Whether it’s virtual driving, taking a tour, or delivery of your new Porsche vehicle, there’s something for everyone at the Porsche Experience Center. And if shopping is more your thing, there’s a Porsche Retail Store – the only place where you can find items from Driver’s Selection, Porsche Design, and the Porsche Museum.
Simulator Lab: Choose from a variety of Porsche vehicles to pilot on some of the world’s most famous racetracks. You can race against yourself or compete against friends and co-workers. It’s fun for all ages and no experience is needed.
Tours: Take a 90-minute guided tour of One Porsche Drive; learn about the brand, Porsche’s history in America and about the Porsche Experience Center. Tours are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CENTER
@9 A.M. – 5 P.M.
The King Center is at the hub of a 23 acre National Historic Site which brings one million visitors each year. Free attractions include the birth home, the crypt of Dr. and Mrs. King, exhibits at Freedom Hall, gift shop/information facility, and reflecting pool.
MARIETTA SQUARE ART WALK
October 5, 2018
@5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Art Walk is a free self-guided walking tour that celebrates the vitality of Marietta’s diverse cultural Arts scene, showcasing local artists and performers along sidewalks throughout Historic Downtown Marietta. The evening comes alive as performance, dance, culinary and visual Art permeate every corner of the…
SCARYETTA HAUNTED TROLLEY TOUR
OCTOBER 5 – OCTOBER 7, 2018
The first Friday of each month at 8:30 p.m. In October, you have numerous opportunities to ride on our Haunted Trolley Tour. Please check the availability of your preferred date. All aboard The Historic Marietta Trolley Co for a 90-minute spirited ride as…
FLIGHT NIGHT AT SOHO
@5:30 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Every Wednesday is “Flight Night” at SOHO, when wine lovers gather to experience fine wines from famous appellations and regions around the world. Each week, three wines are showcased and paired with tapas crafted specially by our chefs. The knowledgeable staff guides guests through a…