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The Big Shanty Festival

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Saturday April 21, 2018 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
2844 S. Main St. Kennesaw, GA 30144  (map)

Downtown Kennesaw is host to the annual Big Shanty Festival on April 21 and 22, 2018. The festival combines the best of the rich heritage of Kennesaw and the Civil War era with today’s fun filled activities. Over 70,000 attendees will enjoy the more than 250 booths with arts & crafts, food vendors, merchants, and live entertainment.

This year’s event offers great entertainment on two stages and a variety of foods to please everyone’s palate. The Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival kicks off with a parade on Saturday at 9:30 am. The parade features floats, high school bands, marchers, and over 1,000 youngsters representing every sport association in the area. The Parade will start at Adams Park and continue down Main Street through downtown Kennesaw.




Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10 am to 6 pm

Parade is on Saturday at 9:30 am

Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 12 pm to 5 pm


Downtown Kennesaw near the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

Kennesaw, Ga 30144

This fun filled event is co-sponsored by the City of Kennesaw and the Kennesaw Business


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