UPDATED on 11/1/2020 — this event is still listed as happening. Please remember that it can be canceled at the last minute.
The Big Shanty Festival in downtown Kennesaw has been rescheduled for November 7th and 8th, 2020.
The original April dates were postponed till May 30 & 31, but festival organizers have changed the dates once more.
The rest of this post has not yet been updated and may not be accurate.
Festival admission and
live entertainment is FREE.
The Big Shanty Festival features over 250 booths of vendors selling arts and crafts items. There are also food vendors on site.
The festival kicks off on Saturday morning with a parade at 9:30 a.m. The parade starts at Adams Park and continues down Main Street through downtown Kennesaw. It will feature floats, high school bands, marchers, and local athletic programs. Live performances on various stages round out the fun. Festival hours: Saturday, April 13th from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14th from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Downtown Kennesaw near the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
Kennesaw, Ga 30144