If you live in Smyrna or are shopping for real estate in the area, don’t forget to take in some of the local events. Below are some of the attractions taking place in August that are in, or are a short drive from, Smyrna.

Food Truck Tuesdays, August

Every Tuesday at Taylor-Brawner Park, from 5pm until 9pm, you can check out some of the best food trucks in the area. There are other events going on, as well, along with live music. It’s a perfect excuse to get out and about on a weeknight during the summer. There’s always plenty of variety to choose from among the vendors, so you won’t get burnt out on the event if you want to make it a regular thing. You can read more about it by clicking here.

Marietta Square Art Walk, August 4

This event runs all the way through November, on the first Friday of every month. This month, the first Friday is on the fourth, from 5pm until 9pm. In addition to the art available, the event features music, plenty of dining and other diversions. If you’ve just purchased real estate in Smyrna, this event, and the other arts events in the area, are good places to look for items to fill up the space. The event is held in Marietta square, a short drive from Smyrna. You can read more about the event by clicking here.

Eclipse Party, August 21

A stunning astronomical event is about to take place. If you’re going to be in Smyrna for the August total eclipse of the sun, head down to the library between 2pm and 3pm if you want to watch it with your neighbors. They have free eclipse glasses, so you don’t even have to worry if you forget your own! You can read more about the event by clicking here.

City of Kennesaw’s Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival, August 25

The Pigs & Peaches BBQ festival features music and plenty of other events, but the food is the biggest draw. The festivities are held at Adams Park, a short trip from Smyrna. Teams of cooks face off against one another and, in addition to the competition, there are diversions for kids, beer vendors and more. The festival runs for two days. You can get more information about it by clicking here.


If you’re visiting Smyrna to look for real estate, remember that we know the area well and can always give reliable information about events, places to visit and more.