Cobb community fall festivals
Fall is the season to be outside and enjoying Cobb life! Check out what fun festivals are going on around Cobb County this season.
Acworth Fall Classic Car Cruise, Sept. 30, 4 - 9 p.m. at Logan Farm Park at 4405 Cherokee Street, Acworth. Check out the classic car show in Historic Downtown Acworth at Logan Farm. The show features over 200 automobiles from Chevy Chevelles to Model T Fords. A $5 entry fee is requested for all vehicles in the cruise. All proceeds go to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth. It is free to view the cars.
911 Kids Expo Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. – noon at 140 North Marietta Parkway, Marietta. Bring your elementary school-aged children over and learn about calling 911 from the pros! Kids can play fun games, tour the 911 center, talk on the radio, and more! This event is FREE! An adult must accompany all children.
Cool Cars and Cops Car Show, Saturday, Oct. 7, noon - 4 p.m. at Cobb Public Safety Training Center, 2435 East-West Connector, Austell. There will be food trucks, raffles and prizes, music, and most importantly, cars of all make and models! This is a free charity event raising money to provide gifts for children in families who experience financial hardships during the holiday season. $20 per vehicle entry. Free entry to the public. More information here.
Smyrna 151st Birthday Celebration / Culture & Spirit Festival, Oct. 7, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. It's a big day with a concert on Atlanta Road with GOO GOO DOLLS headlining, THE WALLFLOWERS opening - with a special afternoon performance by 10,000 Maniacs at the new Village Green Park at 4:30 p.m. - Fireworks at the end. Cultural fest includes drummers, salsa, bluegrass, jazz, rock and dance performances. More information here.
Fall-O-Ween Fest, Oct. 7, 4 - 9 p.m. at Swift Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Highway NW, Kennesaw. Come celebrate Halloween early at Swift Cantrell Park for the Fall-O-Ween festival. There will be lots of spooky activities, a candy trail, costume contests for all ages, a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, field games, and music. A movie showing will take place after sundown on a giant inflatable screen. Bring your blankets or low-back chairs for comfort but nothing that will obstruct the view of others. Admission is free. More information here.
Taste of Acworth , Saturday, Oct. 7, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Taste of Acworth offers fun for the whole family with a live entertainment stage, inflatables, a Georgia Grown Member Village, and a beer garden. Enjoy over 150 booths of local businesses and restaurants. Restaurants will be offering food samples ranging from $1 to $10. Admission is free. More information here.
Chalktoberfest, Saturday, Oct. 14 -15 - Enjoy a weekend filled with art and music in the square at Marietta’s annual Chalktoberfest. This event will feature the work of more than 85 professional chalk artists, live music from local entertainers, and the opportunity to sample over 120 craft beers and 25 wines. Chalktoberfest also includes a chalk art competition, an artisan market and food trucks. All of the proceeds will benefit the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art. Admission is free. More information here.
Harvest Fest Oct. 21, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Glover Park Marietta/ HarvestFest offers all of the fall weekend fun for the whole family. Admission is free. Come participate in seasonal events all day: Pie eating contest ,Touch-A-Truck , Scarecrows in the Square, Costume Contest (for all ages as well as pets) , Halloween Happenings kids’ festival (ages 12 and younger) . More information here.
Smyrna Crafts and Drafts Festival - Oct. 28 - 29, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday noon- 5 p.m. 2800 King Street, downtown Smyrna. Smyrna Crafts and Drafts festival has fun for the entire family, with more than 150 arts and crafts booths, 12 food booths, live entertainment, a children’s section with a puppet show, big screen TVs for football and a beer garden featuring a variety of craft beer. Admission is free. More information here.
Acworth Halloween JamBOOree, Oct. 21, 3-7 p.m. at Logan Farm Park, 4405 Cherokee Street, in the field in front of the playground. Come out and enjoy all of the Halloween fun in the park. There will be a costume contest for the kids, games, rides, food and music. Admission is free. For more information, contact: 770-917-1234.
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