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Big Shanty Festival

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Saturday April 21, 2012 - Sunday April 22, 2012

Big Shanty Festival

April 21 & 22, 2012

Kennesaw, GA.  The 36th Annual Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival will be held in downtown Kennesaw on April 21 & 122. The festival features over 200 arts and crafts booths, 20 food booths, and 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 festival foods. The Big Shanty Festival will begin with a parade through downtown Kennesaw at 9:30 on Saturday morning, April 21st. The show hours are 10 AM - 6 PM on Saturday and 12 Noon - 5 PM on Sunday. Also make plans to visit the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History home of "The General" famous Civil War locomotive. The Kennesaw/Big Shanty Festival is one of the largest festivals in North Georgia.