Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

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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Full Calendar

Touch-A-Truck @ Depot Park in Downtown Kennesaw
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Touch-A-TruckImagine a playground that allows families to get up-close and personal with big trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles… that’s Touch-A-Truck! Have a blast watching your kids touch levers, flip switches, and shift gears that make their favorite vehicles whir and rumble at this one-day-only “museum” of local transportation. Admission is FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Touch-A-Truck is an exciting and educational annual community event hosted by the City of Kennesaw’s Parks & Recreation, Public Works and Police Departments. If you or your company has a unique vehicle that you’d like to bring out, please contact Special Events Coordinator Laurel Fleming at

Bunny Breakfast @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – 11:15 am

Bunny BreakfastTreat your family to a buffet including hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as a medley of fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will be making his way from table to table to say hello to all the boys and girls. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories.

Seatings are available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tickets are only $6 per person and can be purchased online here or at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive. Advance purchase  is required. Tickets are non-refundable after March 11.

Big Shanty Festival @ Depot Park
Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Parade downtown is followed by festival

Big Shanty Festival @ Depot Park
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community Blood Drive @ Ben Robertson Community Center
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kennesaw Parks & Recreation is proud to pay it forward and strengthen our community by helping to save lives. We partner with the American Red Cross three times per year to host blood drives, and we need your help to make them a success. Won’t you consider giving the gift of life? Visit and enter sponsor code KP&R or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment to donate blood. Walk-ins are also welcome.