Atlanta Host City for the FIFA World Cup 2026

Atlanta Welcomes the World

Atlanta is honored to be among the host cities for FIFA World Cup 2026. World-class Mercedes-Benz Stadium is ready to welcome players and fans from all over the world, and the city in the forest is ready to show the globe how we do things on a different level.

The FIFA World Cup 2026 will be the largest edition of the world’s most popular sporting event yet, with 48 teams vying for soccer’s biggest prize in matches hosted across the United States, Mexico and Canada. 

Atlanta Is The Place to Visit

We Do It Differently in Atlanta

Atlanta knows how to throw a party.

Atlanta — creative, dynamic and ever-evolving — awaits your arrival. Come hungry, curious and ready to party. The city in the forest is like no other city you have ever explored. Get ready for award-winning dining, an exciting nightlife scene, shopping and plenty of options for playing.

Our vibrant city has been featured in National Geographic’s Best of the World 2022 list, Money Magazine’s Best Places to Travel 2023 list, and Lonely Planet distinguished Atlanta as the only U.S. city in its Best in Travel list for 2022.

Our history, culture, food and community are unmatched. Come see why Atlanta is THE place to visit

Passionate Soccer Fans

Nothing Like Soccer In the South

Atlanta is soccer.

Atlanta is home to hard-core soccer fans who show their love and passion for the sport at every Atlanta United FC game. Fans have broken MLS attendance records at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The energetic and vibrant environment of every game is unmatchable, both at the stadium and throughout the city on game days. From the tailgate to the post-game celebration, Atlanta is home to soccer.

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The A-T-L Is Ready For You

You’ll find award-winning hospitality in Atlanta. (Photo by Bellyard Hotel and Mark O’Tyson Photography)

Atlanta is home to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the busiest and most efficient airport in the world. With nonstop service to more than 150 domestic and 78 international destinations, Hartsfield-Jackson makes it easy for fans from all over the globe to access Atlanta. Whether you are flying from hundreds of miles away or road-tripping to the FIFA World Cup 2026 matches hosted in Atlanta, find a hotel that feels like home in one of our diverse neighborhoods. Getting around the city is easy and accessible. There is something for everyone.

Plan your trip and be part of history.

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