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.


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Fall-O-Ween Fest & Outdoor Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2 @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm

For one night only, Swift-Cantrell Park will be transformed into “Spook-Central Park,” the Fall-O-Ween capital of Kennesaw. Come dressed in your best Halloween digs and showcase your cool moves during a Monster Mash Dance Party from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded. Activities will also include inflatables and amusements, carnival games, kid’s crafts, and a Trick-or-Treat Trail.

The animated feature How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Rated PG) will be projected onto a giant inflatable screen after sundown. For your comfort, bring a blanket or low-back chairs. Pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas that can obstruct the view of others are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase. Cancellation may occur due to weather conditions.

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Community Blood Drive @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Visit and enter sponsor code KP&R or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Garden Gallop 5K
Oct 31 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Veterans Day Luncheon @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

North Cobb American Legion Post 304, along with Kennesaw city officials and staff, will honor America’s service men and women with a complimentary lunch. All veterans and active military service members are invited to attend. No identification will be required.

Holiday Gift Shop @ Carrie House
Nov 13 – Nov 15 all-day

Pottery both functional and whimsical, produced by students and instructors from Kennesaw Parks & Recreation’s pottery program, will be on display and available for purchase. In addition, one-of-a-kind items handmade by local artists including jewelry, felted wool and knitted items, photography and other mixed-media works of art will also be offered for sale.

Holiday Gift Shop hours are Friday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, November 15 from Noon to 6 p.m.