2018 Smyrna Birthday Celebration


August 4




Village Green, Smyrna


A night  of music, games, and much more will be topped off with a fireworks display to celebrate Smyrna’s birthday. There will be activities for adults and children, a giant birthday cake for the city and, if you want the best possible seat, table reservations are available. If you want to reserve a table, or just want more information, click here.




Food Truck Tuesdays


Every Tuesday




3180 Atlanta Road SE, Smyrna


This is an ongoing event that lasts until September. Given the variety of food trucks that show up, it’s a reliable weekly hit if you’re looking for a reason to get out and about and want to get some great food at a great price. Between the beautiful summer nights and the variety of cuisine available, it’s always worth it to head to Taylor-Brawner park to get in on the eats!




ABBA The Concert


August 16




Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center


2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta


This tribute show to the famous foursome has been touring for ten years and is considered one of the best performances of ABBA’s music you’ll find anywhere. The production features ABBA’s best-known hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo,” and many more. This show is renowned for being true to the original band’s sound, so aficionados of ABBA will not be disappointed. For more information, click here.




City of Kennesaw’s Pig & Peaches BBQ Festival


August 24 & 25


2753 Watts Drive


Kennesaw, GA


This free event is one of the most popular food-themed festivals in the area, drawing over 60,000 people for food and music. The festival started small, as a community event featuring good food and blues music. Over the past eighteen years, its grown into something to see, and taste! For more information on the venue, click here.




Fourth Annual Marietta International Film Festival


Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theater


117 North Park Square


Marietta, GA


This festival features films from artists around the area, and there’s plenty of creative entries screened every year. For those who love indie movies, there’s a lot to enjoy at this festival, and it’s only a short drive from Smyrna. To get more information about the festival, click here.




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