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.
- Kennesaw Parks Announces Writing Competition for Cobb Students in Grades K-8 - The 5th annual PIG TALES Writing Competition, presented by SCANA Energy, is now accepting submissions from students in grades K-8 attending any public, private, or home school in Cobb County. … Continue reading
- Kennesaw’s Salute to America Event Features Music, Food, and Fireworks - The City of Kennesaw will host its annual pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks on Monday, July 3 from 6 – 10 pm in downtown Kennesaw. Admission to … Continue reading
- Free Outdoor Workouts Return to Swift-Cantrell Park - For the fifth consecutive year, Kennesaw Parks & Recreation is offering an instructor-led series of free outdoor workouts at Swift-Cantrell Park designed to encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles. Workouts … Continue reading
The City of Kennesaw’s 2017 pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks is one of the biggest and best in North Georgia! Salute to America eventgoers will be treated to two stages of live music, festive street entertainment, food vendors and plenty of activities for the kids. Admission is FREE.
This year’s headliner is Don’t Look Back–The Boston Experience, who will be performing all of the legendary rock band’s classic songs on the Depot Stage beginning at 7:30 p.m. The evening will be capped off with a brilliant fireworks finale at 9:30 p.m.
A limited number of tables located in front of the Depot Stage can be reserved for only $75 per table. With the exception of reserved tables, all seating will be general admission, so bring a blanket or comfortable low-back chairs.
For more information, visit www.kennesawjuly3.com.
City slickers and cowpokes alike are invited to saddle up for a fun-filled, western-themed open house party. Meet Kennesaw Parks & Recreation program instructors, observe and participate in live 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. Attendees are encouraged to dress in western attire and try their hand at a variety of FREE activities such as cattle roping, gold panning, and a kid-friendly shooting gallery. Refreshments will be available from the chuck wagon and watering hole (while supplies last). A discount will be offered for registration accepted on-site during the event.