Go for the GOLD with Team KP at Kennesaw’s Big Shanty Festival. Compete in KP Olympic games like plinko and the ring toss alongside Jerry Giraffe and your favorite KP docs, nurses and staff. Win a gold medal and make an Olympic torch to take home. And don’t forget to snap a pic in the Olympic photo booth!
The Big Shanty Festival brings over 70,000 attendees to downtown Kennesaw to enjoy more than 250 booths with arts & crafts, food vendors, merchants, and more. This year’s event offers great live entertainment on two stages and a variety of foods to please everyone’s palate. The festival kicks off with a parade on Saturday at 9:30 am, featuring 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.