Special Events Calendar

There’s always something special happening in Kennesaw. From seasonal celebrations and street festivals to movies in the park, outdoor concerts, and community events; our vibrant city is alive with music, laughter, food and fun. Upcoming events are featured on the calendar below.

Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Kennesaw Parks & Recreation is offering a series of free outdoor workouts at Swift-Cantrell Park designed to encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
Salute to America @ Downtown Kennesaw and Depot Park
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Salute to America @ Downtown Kennesaw and Depot Park | Kennesaw | Georgia | United States
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 … Continue reading
The Sports Fanatic 5K @ Downtown Kennesaw
Jul 8 @ 8:00 am
Register online at www.active.com, or in person at Big Peach Running Co. – Kennesaw. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; the 5K race begins at 8 a.m.
Hero Run 5K @ Downtown Kennesaw
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am
Register online at www.active.com, or in person at Big Peach Running Co. – Kennesaw. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; the 5K race begins at 8 a.m.
Program Palooza @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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, … Continue reading
Outdoor Movie – Zootopia @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
Outdoor Movie – Zootopia @ Swift-Cantrell Park | Kennesaw | Georgia | United States
It doesn’t get much better than FREE, family-friendly movies in the park! Walt Disney Pictures’ Zootopia (rated PG) will be projected onto a giant inflatable screen after sundown. Arrive at 6 … Continue reading
Backyard Campout @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 9:00 am
Enjoy camping under the night sky, along with backyard games, field activities, discovery stations and campfire entertainment featuring professional storytelling, stargazing and s’mores. The registration fee is $20 for a … Continue reading
Great Locomotive Chase 5K @ Downtown Kennesaw
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am
Register online at www.active.com, or in person at Big Peach Running Co. – Kennesaw. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; the 5K race begins at 8 a.m.
Garden Gallop 5K @ Downtown Kennesaw
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am
Register online at www.active.com, or in person at Big Peach Running Co. – Kennesaw. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; the 5K race begins at 8 a.m.