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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The City of Kennesaw will honor the service of military members past and present with a complimentary lunch on Veterans Day, Friday, November 9 from noon – 2 pm at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive.
North Cobb American Legion Post 304 is partnering with Kennesaw city officials and staff to host the lunch. All veterans and active duty military are invited to attend. No identification will be required.
For more information, call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at (770) 422-9714.
The City of Kennesaw will usher in the holiday season on Saturday, December 1 with a Main Street parade featuring marching bands, decorated floats, vintage cars, colorfully-costumed characters, and Santa Claus himself.
The parade begins at noon near the intersection of Park Drive and Main Street, proceeding south and east down Main Street.
The celebration continues at Depot Park, 2828 Cherokee Street, until 6 pm with A Day with Santa presented by WellStar Health Systems. Activities include a snow playground, inflatables and amusements, kid’s crafts, visits with Santa, stage entertainment, and a holiday market full of gift ideas and unique merchandise. Food vendors will be onsite.
Event organizers are seeking vendors, as well as accepting entries for the parade at adaywithsanta.com. Entries will be judged and prizes will be awarded in several categories. The best overall float will win a cash prize of $250. Participation is free.
For more information, visit adaywithsanta.com or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at (770) 422-9714.