Things to Do

More... Youth & Teen Sports    

Youth & Teen Sports

Depending on the season, young people can join a baseball, football, softball or soccer team right here in Kennesaw.  Recreational and competitive league sports are popular and lots of fun.  League play is organized and directed by private, non-profit athletic associations.

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More... Smith-Gilbert Gardens    

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Smith-Gilbert Gardens is a 16-acre public garden consisting of a woodland walk, a dwarf conifer display garden, a sunny rose garden, a perennial border, a rock garden, and a pond and waterfall garden. it is a true botanical garden with over 3,000 varieties of plants, shrubs, and trees, accented by 30 pieces of contemporary sculpture which serve as…

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More... Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History    

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

There is a wealth of fun, engaging and educational things to do in Kennesaw. The City takes great pride in being a community that protects and manages its historical and cultural resources for future generations.  The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations…

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More... Attend Special Events    

Attend Special Events

Kennesaw is well known as the premier host of special events in the area.  The spring Big Shanty Arts & Crafts Festival attracts crowds of more than 50,000.  The Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival is a showcase for pro and amateur cooks alike.  And Santa pays an annual visit in…

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More... Youth & Teen Sports    

Youth & Teen Sports

Depending on the season, young people can join a baseball, football, softball or soccer team right here in Kennesaw.  Recreational and competitive league sports are popular and lots of fun.  League play is organized and directed by private, non-profit athletic associations. 

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More... Enjoy Parks and Green Spaces    

Enjoy Parks and Green Spaces

The City maintains an extensive series of parks and green spaces.  The largest park at 42 acres is Swift-Cantrell, featuring playgrounds, trails, pavilions, a dog park, and open areas for passive recreation.  Adams Park offers ballfields, batting cages, concessions and tennis courts.  The Ben Robertson Community Center provides banquet and…

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More... Smith-Gilbert Gardens    

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Smith-Gilbert Gardens is a 16-acre public garden consisting of a woodland walk, a dwarf conifer display garden, a sunny rose garden, a perennial border, a rock garden, and a pond and waterfall garden. it is a true botanical garden with over 3,000 varieties of plants, shrubs, and trees, accented by 30 pieces of contemporary sculpture which serve as…

More...
More... Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History    

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

There is a wealth of fun, engaging and educational things to do in Kennesaw. The City takes great pride in being a community that protects and manages its historical and cultural resources for future generations.  The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations…

More...
More... Enjoy Parks and Green Spaces    

Enjoy Parks and Green Spaces

The City maintains an extensive series of parks and green spaces.  The largest park at 42 acres is Swift-Cantrell, featuring playgrounds, trails, pavilions, a dog park, and open areas for passive recreation.  Adams Park offers ballfields, batting cages, concessions and tennis courts.  The Ben Robertson Community Center provides banquet and…

More...
More... Attend Special Events    

Attend Special Events

Kennesaw is well known as the premier host of special events in the area.  The spring Big Shanty Arts & Crafts Festival attracts crowds of more than 50,000.  The Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival is a showcase for pro and amateur cooks alike.  And Santa pays an annual visit in…

More...
More... Smith-Gilbert Gardens    

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Smith-Gilbert Gardens is a 16-acre public garden consisting of a woodland walk, a dwarf conifer display garden, a sunny rose garden, a perennial border, a rock garden, and a pond and waterfall garden. it is a true botanical garden with over 3,000 varieties of plants, shrubs, and trees, accented by 30 pieces of contemporary sculpture which serve as…

More...
More... Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History    

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

There is a wealth of fun, engaging and educational things to do in Kennesaw. The City takes great pride in being a community that protects and manages its historical and cultural resources for future generations.  The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations…

More...
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Residents know Kennesaw as a great place to live, learn, work and play. The city’s combination of small town charm, a great location in northern Cobb County, and plenty of parks, green spaces and cultural facilities, offers an outstanding quality of life.

Visit Smith-Gilbert Gardens and take a leisurely stroll through verdant plants, flowers, and original sculptures. Or learn about city and Civil War history at the Southern Museum.  Take a picnic lunch to Swift-Cantrell Park, and don't forget to let Fido run in the dog park.  And enjoy a variety of events, sports, programs and classes offered by Parks & Recreation. 

It's all right here in Kennesaw.  Enjoy!

Things to Do Calendar

Fri Aug 22 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival
Sat Aug 23 @ 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Hummingbird Banding Event
Sat Aug 23 @10:00AM - 10:00PM
Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival
Sat Sep 06 @ 7:30AM -
Great Locomotive Chase 5K
Sat Sep 13 @ 1:30PM - 07:00PM
Street League Skateboarding Atlanta Pro-Demo
Sat Sep 27 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Worldwide Day of Play
Tue Oct 07 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM
Community Blood Drive
Sat Oct 11 @ 5:00PM -
Fall-O-Ween Fest & Outdoor Movie (The Goonies)