Events


Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival

Event Dates: August 22nd and 23rd, 2014 Event Time: Fri 6 - 10 pm / Sat 10 am - 10 pm Event Location: Adams Park Address: 2753 Watts Dr. Kennesaw, GA 30144

Experience the mouth-watering aroma and delicious taste of smoke-cooked barbeque, savor every heavenly bite of sweet peach desserts, and take delight in every moment of fun at the City of Kennesaw's 2013 Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival.


Celebrate Freedom FISH 104.7FM

Event Dates: August 30, 2014 Event Time: Saturday 8am-10pm Event Location: Jim Miller Park Address: 2245 Callaway RD SW Marietta GA 30008-4440 770-528-8875

Celebrate Freedom is the largest FREE one-day concert in Atlanta! 104.7 The Fish will be broadcasting live all day, so be sure to say hi to your favorite Fish DJs in the Artist Village area!


Taste of Kennesaw

Event Dates: September 6th, 2014 Event Time: Saturday 11am-8pm Event Location: Downtown Kennesaw Address: 2829 Cherokee Street Kennesaw GA 30144

Bring your appetite to the 2014 Taste of Kennesaw in downtown Kennesaw. More than 40 different local restaurants will be on hand to showcase their delicious creations. Food samples are sold in $0.50 increments, from $1 to $4. While you are there, you can also enjoy live music on two entertainment stages. Main Street Stage and Depot Stage will have continuous entertainment throughout the day. Bring the kids and enjoy the wide variety of activities for the kids including a rock wall, inflatables and slides, a trackless train, and more.


Taste of Smyrna

Event Dates: September 13th, 2014 Event Time: Saturday 11am-8pm Event Location: The Village Green in Downtown Smyrna Address: 200 Village Green Cir SE Smyrna, GA 30080

Taste of Smyrna "Festival of Delectable" ! Admission is FREE and samples can be purchased from1 to 4 dollars. We are expecting over 30 restaurants. 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 be an enormous Kids Zone with interactive inflatables featuring the 33' Shark Slide, Euro Bungee Quad Jump, 24' Rockwall, 120' Roller Coaster Obstacle Course, and much more.


Whole Hawg Happenin

Event Dates: September 27th, 2014 Event Location: Marietta Square Address: 50 Park Square Marietta, GA 30060

The great barbecue of the South is the focus of the Annual Whole Hawg Happenin’ – a BBQ & Music Fest taking place on the Marietta Square. All proceeds of the Whole Hawg Happenin’ BBQ and Music Fest benefit the The Earl Smith Strand Theatre, The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, The Gone with the Wind Museum and The Marietta Museum of History. The best metro Atlanta area restaurants and caterers will be on hand offering samples of their tasty bbq and other dishes while a variety of bands will be playing throughout the day. Attendance is free and tastes of BBQ range from $.50 – $5.00. There will be live music all day, a Classic Car Show, Arts and Crafts, a Beer Garden, and a huge Kids Corner!


North Georgia State Fair

Event Dates: September 18-28, 2014 Event Time: M- Fri 4-11pm/ Sat 10-11pm/Sun 12- 10pm Event Location: Jim R. Miller Park Address: 2245 Callaway Road Marietta, Georgia 30008

The 81st Annual Superior Plumbing North Georgia State Fair features live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, competitions, local entertainment, and delicious fair foods. There are also games and rides, including the Wildcat Rollercoaster. The fair runs for 10 days, rain or shine.


Duluth Fall Festival

Event Dates: September 27th & 28th, 2014 Event Time: Sat 9am-6pm / Sun 9am-5pm Event Location: Duluth Festival Center Address: 3142 Hill St NW Duluth, GA 30096

The Duluth Fall Festival provides continuous entertainment during the Festival at two different venues, including street performers, concerts, a full-fledged carnival, and a parade. There will be plenty of food, a 5k race, and a silent auction for great merchandise donated by Festival vendors.


Great Miller Lite BBQ and Chili Cook-Off

Event Dates: October 3-4, 2014 Event Time: 10am Event Location: The Georgia International Horse Park Address: 1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy Conyers, GA 30013

On October 4-5, 2014 teams from across the country will compete for the best chili, cornbread, Brunswick stew and barbecue. Enjoy free tastes, live music, beer, games and more. For more details: www.theatlantachilicookoff.com


Milton Roundup

Event Dates: October 4th, 2014 Event Time: Sat 9am-4pm Event Location: Birmingham United Methodist Church Address: 15770 Birmingham Hwy Alpharetta, GA 30004

There will be a full day of entertainment and great food from a number of local groups at this Saturday’s sixth-annual Milton Roundup, held from noon to 6 p.m. at Birmingham United Methodist Church.


Taste of Acworth

Event Dates: October 11th, 2014 Event Time: Saturday 10am-6pm Event Location: Historic District on Main Street Address: Main St Acworth, Georgia 30102

Acworth Business Association and the City of Acworth sponsor this coveted event every year that benefits numerous local schools and charities in our community. Approximately 20,000 visitors tasted their way through this collection of delicacies last year and it is expected to evolve tremendously this year. The festivities will allow 150 booths from local restaurants and businesses demonstrate what they do best. There will be two live entertainment stages providing live music and demonstrations from local talent throughout the day. The infamous dog show is scheduled at 3:00pm and a fun fashion show at noon. Children will have plenty to do with inflatables, quad bungee, and challenging games located in the kid zone. Admission is FREE! An array of diverse restaurants will be offering food samples from $1:00 to $4.00 to satisfy every palate. Parking will be available throughout town at McCall Primary School , Acworth Methodist Church , and Acworth First Baptist Church. Come hungry, bring the kids, bring the pooch, and join in the fun!