Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre?
The Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre is Cobb County's fabulous outdoor concert venue. Located in the same complex as the historic Mable House and Mable House Cultural Arts Center in the South Cobb / Mableton area of Cobb County, it features a state-of-the-art facility.
The amphitheater can accommodate approximately 2,400 people per show. Seating includes a table (which each seat 6) area closest to the stage, row A through Q are terrace level and general admission area is on the lawn. Tables are first offered to customers who purchase the entire Season. If all of the tables are not sold as Season tickets, some may then be offered for series sales. For most shows, patrons may bring personal-size coolers and/or picnic baskets with food and drink (limited to beer & wine). For those who purchase terrace seats, TV trays are allowed in the spacious aisles. Lawn ticket holders are allowed to bring blankets for their picnics.( Sorry, no lawn chairs allowed in the park) Food and drink are available for purchase inside the amphitheatre from Mother's Finest Catering, or from our convenient concession stand, operated by Mother’s Finest.
How do I purchase tickets?
To order individual tickets:
1. Online Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.com
2. In person at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre Box Office
(770-819-7765 no tickets sold by phone)
3. By phone Ticketmaster 800-745-3000
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre Box Office
5239 Floyd Rd
Mableton, GA 30126
Tuesday - Saturdays 12p-6p
Call for hours on ticketed show days
How much are tickets?
All MHBA Season Shows are priced by seating location and by show.
See each show listing for pricing for that show.
Note: Non-MHBA Series Shows may have different ticket pricing.
Does my child need a ticket?
For County Series concerts, children 2 and under do not need a ticket if they will be sitting on an accompanying adult's lap. Parents will be asked to remove children who create a disturbance for other patrons.
For non-County sponsored shows, rules vary per promoter. Check with Box Office.
What if I have special needs?
Accessible seating is available for physically challenged guests in the reserved sections. Patrons should specify their need for accessible seating at the time they purchase tickets and should order early for best availability.
How does seating on the lawn work?
There's nothing quite like enjoying a spectacular concert under the stars on a warm summer evening. Concert fans can spread out and enjoy the show while stretching out on the spacious sloping hillside. Clear views of the stage, state-of-the-art sound, and natural outdoor acoustics deliver exceptional sound to the audiences on the lawn. The size of the venue provides for an intimate experience from all seating areas. Remember, NO chairs are permitted on the lawn, so bring a blanket or tarp to sit on.
What can I bring to the concerts?
For most shows, you are welcome to bring blankets, pillows and binoculars. The following items may not be brought into Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre: Laser pens, chairs of any kind, strollers, illegal substances and weapons of any kind. Cameras, camcorders and recording devices are also prohibited.
How do I get to the Mable House Barnes Amphitheater?
The Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre is located at:
5239 Floyd Road
Mableton, GA 30126
Please proceed to the directions page
for further information on the amphitheatre's location.
What about parking at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheater?
Parking lots open two hours prior to show time. Parking spaces have been designated, including disabled parking and parking for motorcycles. Ask the parking attendant for more information. You do not pay extra to park at the Amphitheatre.
When can I get in the main gates?
The main gates generally open 90 minutes prior to show time.
What if it rains?
All shows go on, rain or shine! There are no refunds or upgrades in the event of inclement weather. Raincoats or rain ponchos are the preferred protection for weather.
Where are the restrooms?
Restrooms are located on the right hand side of the main entrance.
What if I need help at a show?
If you need first aid, trained medical professionals are on duty at all Mable House Barbes Amphitheater events. If medical help is needed, ask any facility staff member for assistance.
Where can I smoke?
Since this is a Cobb County owned facility there is no smoking inside the gates of the amphitheatre. Smoking is only permitted near the benches next to the Box Office
Can I bring my own lawn chair?
Sorry,no. For the safety of all our guests, chairs of any kind may not be bought into the facility from the outside.
Can I bring my own food?
Yes, but no large ice chests. Patrons may bring personal-size coolers and/or picnic baskets with food and drink. Food and drink are available for purchase inside the amphitheatre from the concession stand or you may want to purchase a gourmet meal from R & H Events, a full service caterer at (770 635-7449.
What is available at concessions to purchase?
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre Concessions
Provided by: R & H Events & Promotions
What about Cameras, Recorders, Video Equipment?
No. Due to most artist's request, cameras and any kind of audio or video recording devices are not allowed.
What about pets?
Pets are not allowed. Of course, licensed ADA companion dogs are allowed.
What about cell phones and pagers?
Please turn all cell phones and pagers to either vibrate or off to avoid disturbing guests around you.
Are TV trays and portable tables allowed in the Amphitheatre?
TV trays are permitted in the seating area but are limited to portable tables no larger than 18"x22".
Is there a list of items that are not allowed in the Amphitheatre?
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE NOT PERMITTED THROUGH THE GATES:
- Smoking (No Smoking Venue)
- Pets (Licensed Guide Dogs are permitted)
- Large Ice Chests
- Open Flame Candles (flame must be enclosed, votive or hurricane lamp)
- Illegal Substances
- Lawn Furniture or Chairs of any kind
- Cooking Equipment
- Cameras / Recorders
- Frisbee Disks
- Audio Recorders
- Video Equipment
- Laser Pointers
- Knives of any kind (including pocket & small knives)
- Air Horns
- Televisions & Radios
Are there any clothing requirements?
Shirt & Shoes must be worn at all times. Clothes, too!
Please contact Shirley Pattison at Shirley.Pattison@cobbcounty.org . Or please call 770.819.7765 for further information.