Updated: Jan 3, 2020
With so many unique and cool places around Atlanta to shop and explore, why shop Marietta?
The Marietta Square is a new South city-center, offering an intriguing blend of contemporary dining, arts, culture, and entertainment.
For metro-Atlanta residents or tourists who want a place to gather and enjoy a unique twist on in-town culture, The Marietta Square is the definition of a new South city center. 19th century buildings and sidewalks serve as the backdrop to an intriguing blend of contemporary dining, arts, culture, and entertainment. The beautiful square and walkable streets host a never-ending calendar of events and markets, a mix of cultures that has given rise to an array of chef-owned restaurants, and a thriving art and theater community. Those searching for a destination with a blend of in-town energy and small-town ambiance — just minutes from Atlanta—will find the Marietta Square a truly authentic experience.
Into thrifting, and flipping old pieces? There are some phenomenal thrift stores that offer unique pieces of furniture, jewelry, and art. Sweet Melissa Records is Marietta's premier independent record store. They take great care in bringing customers a complete, yet unique, selection of new, used, rare, and autographed music. The dollar bin and new arrivals are updated every Friday and we are proud participants in Record Store Day.
Marietta Square has free parking, as well as a new Market that opened in Spring of 2019 to accompany all of the delicious restaurants around the square. Marietta Square Market is an authentic warehouse redevelopment located near the Historic Marietta Square with an eclectic mix of specialty food purveyors, unique shops, and open gathering spaces. There is a little bit for everyone.
Marietta has a variety of shopping for all ages. Rocketfizz for all the candy enthusiasts, Bark Street Petopia for all animal lovers, and Eddie’s trick shop for all the jokers. The Corner Store has all your favorites from ‘across the pond’ and Doodlebugs has goodies for any party or just because. With lots of unique boutiques, you can find something to wear for any occasion. There is something for everyone with each store providing its own unique twist on a classic.
Come shop Marietta and see what you are missing!