Community Events

NE Cobb 8th Community Egg Drop 2017

Event Dates: April 15th Address:

Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival 2017

Event Dates: April 22 & 23 Event Time: Saturday 9:30 AM Event Location: Downtown Kennesaw near the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History Kennesaw, Ga 30144 Address: Downtown Kennesaw

The festival features over 200 arts and crafts booths, 20 food booths, 20 general booth spaces and admission is FREE. The festival attracts over 60,000 people from all around North Georgia. There are two entertainment stages, all types of children's activities, and plenty of food. The Big Shanty Festival will begin with a parade through downtown Kennesaw at 9:30 on Saturday morning April 22nd featuring North Cobb, Kennesaw Mountain, Allatoona, and Kell High School marching bands

Smyrna Spring Jonquil 2017

Event Dates: April 29 & 30 Event Time: Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM Sunday 12 Noon to 5 PM Event Location: Village Green in Downtown Smyrna, Georgia Address: Downtown Smyrna

The Spring Jonquil Festival is located on the beautiful Village Green in downtown Smyrna, Georgia. There will be 150 arts & crafts booths, 12 food booths, and plenty of children's activities. The show will also feature a local entertainment stage. The show will draw crowds of around 20,000 people. Admission is FREE

Taste of Alpharetta 2017

Event Dates: May 4, 2017 Event Time: 5 to 10PM Event Location: Located in historic downtown Alpharetta Address:

Taste of Alpharetta is the largest 5 hour “Taste of” event in the Southeast. 64 restaurants, 26 corporate sponsors, 6 Metro Atlanta Radio Stations, several live performing artists, and 18 civic organizations participated in the 2016 Taste of Alpharetta. 300,000 event food and activity tickets were sold at the 2016 festival. Over 150 volunteers were involved in the 2016 event. Taste of Alpharetta offers FREE admission, event parking, and shuttles. Food and activity tickets for $5; Food Tastes are .50 - $3

Smoke on The Lake 2017

Event Dates: May 12 to 13 Event Time: Friday 4 to 10 PM Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM Event Location: Lake Acworth Address: Cauble Park on Lake Acworth

North Cobb Rotary presents the 8th Annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival, May 12 (Friday 4 to 10 PM) & 13 (Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM), 2017. MMMM - you can just smell the BBQ cooking from local and professional teams. There will be music, kids zone,a fireworks display Friday night and of course BBQ!! Admission is FREE to Cauble Park on Lake Acworth and there is fun for the whole family. Plan to join 10,000 of your neighbors and friends and bring your appetite!!

2017 Fourth in the Park Celebration

Event Dates: July 4 Event Location: Marietta Square Address: Marietta Square

The Marietta Fourth of July Celebration is set on the beautiful Marietta Square. The celebration consists of 80 arts and crafts booths, children's activities, all types of food, and entertainment throughout the day. The day concludes with an evening concert, followed by one of Metro Atlanta's largest fireworks show.

2017 Love the Lake

Event Dates: July 4 Address: Acworth

Taste of Smyrna 2017

Event Dates: September 16 Event Time: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM Event Location: Village Green in Downtown Smyrna Address: Downtown Smyrna

We are very excited to announce that you will be able to sample all Smyrna restaurants have to offer on Saturday September 17th from 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM on the beautiful Village Green in downtown Smyrna. Admission is FREE and samples can be purchased from1 to 4 dollars. We are expecting over 30 restaurants to tempt your taste buds and fill your senses. There will be acoustic music from Scott Thompson entertaining all day on the Veteran's Memorial and continuous entertainment on the Main Stage in front of the library. The Main Stage entertainment will culminate with a concert at 7:00 PM. There will also be an enormous Kids Zone with interactive inflatables.

North Georgia State Fair 2017

Event Dates: September 21 through October 1 Address:

Duluth Fall Festival 2017

Event Dates: September 30 Event Time: Saturday 9AM to 10PM Sunday 9AM to 5PM Address: 3142 Hill St NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Everyone loves a parade! Come see local schools—elementary through high school with different activities, fire trucks, antique cars, local dignitaries, boy scouts, girl scouts, dance classes, sponsors, and clowns! The parade begins Saturday at 10:00 am. Streets close by 9:45 am so come early. The Duluth Fall Festival provides continuous entertainment during the two days of the Festival at two venues. During the weekend more than 20 acts will perform a variety of music and dance. Gold Medal Shows returns this year to host a full-fledged carnival, with a variety of rides and games. Be sure to take a ride on the Ferris wheel, where you can get a bird’s eye view of the continually changing Duluth skyline. Other exciting rides include the Orient Express, the Dizzy Dragon, Rio Grande train, swings and much more. The Midway features cotton candy, caramel apples, snow cones, and other favorites.