Parks & Recreation
The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department is committed to providing public parks, facilities and recreation experiences that enrich the quality of life for area residents and visitors through dedicated staff, sound management and community involvement.
- Salute to America to Feature Music, Fireworks - The City of Kennesaw will host its annual pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks on Friday, July 3 from 6 -10 pm in downtown Kennesaw. Admission is free. … Continue reading
- BBQ is King at the 2015 Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival - Get ready for some festival fun and tasty BBQ at the City of Kennesaw’s Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival presented by Superior Plumbing. The event will take place at Adams … Continue reading
- Summer Writing Competition Open to Cobb Students - The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department is partnering with the Cobb Schools Foundation and the Cobb County Public Library System to offer the 3rd annual PIG TALES Writing … Continue reading
If your patriotic heart beats red, white and blue, then you’ll love the City of Kennesaw’s pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks! From the United States Air Force Band of the West’s high-energy Concert Band to the sounds of DEPARTURE, the most respected Journey tribute band in the nation, audiences will be treated to two stages of live music, festive street entertainment, food vendors, and kid’s activities. The evening will be capped off with a brilliant fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m.
Kaboom! Bam! Pow! Supercharge your life and discover new ways for your family to have fun at this SUPERHERO-themed open house party. Meet Kennesaw Parks & Recreation instructors, observe and participate in program demonstrations, and learn all about dozens of new and exciting recreation activities that will be offered this fall — from sports, dance and fitness programs to arts & crafts and adult enrichment classes. A discount will be offered for registration accepted on-site during the event.
Break out your Hawaiian shirts, dust off your grass skirts, and get ready to party in paradise! In addition to a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition and Backyard BBQ contest, this year’s festival will feature over 200 vendor, exhibitor and contestant booths, an island-themed Kid Zone, tons of tasty treats to satisfy every whim, and an incredible lineup of live entertainment and street performers.
Festival hours are Friday, August 21 from 6 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, August 22 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.