FIFA World Cup 26™

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Join us as we celebrate the countdown to the first-ever FIFA World Cup 26™ match to be hosted in Atlanta. Use this guide to plan your visit to Atlanta for the FIFA World Cup 26™ games starting June 15, 2026.

Explore recommendations on what to do and where to eat. Stay up to date on events happening around the city. Use our travel tips and itineraries to help make the most of your stay. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a returning fan, there’s always something new to discover in Atlanta.

Things To Do World Cup

Things To Do

It’s easy to find things to do in Atlanta. Discover why Atlanta is known as The City in the Forest while exploring the city’s green spaces. Enjoy the vibe of local musicians as you wander through Atlanta’s unique neighborhoods. Stumble upon one-of-a-kind shops for handcrafted or vintage treasures to take home. Indulge in Atlanta’s diverse dining scene. Enjoy a meal at a MICHELIN Star restaurant or satisfy your appetite at one of Atlanta’s restaurants owned by celebrity chefs.

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Dining

There’s no doubt that Atlanta is packed with opportunities for foodies looking for culinary adventures. With award-winning restaurants, including MICHELIN-rated restaurants, Atlanta’s dining scene ranges from the tried and true to the exotic. Visit Buford Highway where you’ll find authentic flavors and cultures from around the world. Enjoy fine dining in Buckhead. Try out-of-the ordinary dishes and experiential dining in Midtown. Find mouth-watering Southern cuisine in Southwest Atlanta. As if that isn’t enough, visit one of the many popular food halls on Atlanta’s Westside and Eastside. You won’t go hungry in Atlanta.

Itineraries

Envelop yourself in the history and culture that vibrates through Atlanta’s attractions, parks and museums. Visit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and also the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. Relax with a walk along the Atlanta Beltline, a perfect way to explore Atlanta’s intown neighborhoods. Say hello to more than 1,300 animals representing 200 species at Zoo Atlanta or more than 500 species at Georgia Aquarium. Shop everything from designer labels to only-in-Atlanta boutiques.

Know Before You Go

Whether you’re flying in from hundreds of miles away or road-tripping to the FIFA World Cup 2026 matches hosted in Atlanta, it’s never been easier to indulge in everything the city has to offer. We are excited to welcome you to our lush city in the forest, and we’re dedicated to creating the smoothest experience possible. In preparation for your journey, check out the top things to know before you arrive in Atlanta.

Events

Atlanta’s events calendar is your insider guide to things to do in the city between game day festivities. With several anticipated events and plenty of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, it’s never been easier to plan your time in Atlanta and take it all in.

The Hub Of The South

Flying into the world’s busiest and most efficient airport means your trip is already off to a great start. Get to downtown Atlanta in 20 minutes by taking MARTA, the city’s public transit. Atlanta is easy to get to and easy to get around.

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