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Can’t-miss events happening in Cobb County this September

Paige Minds The Gap

September in Cobb County is full of fun events for the whole family. Check out these can’t-miss events celebrating the end of summer and the beginning of fall happening in Cobb County this month.
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Austell Labor Day Festival

Event Date: September 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Celebrate Labor Day in historic downtown Austell with a day of fun during the Austell Labor Day Festival. This event features a street parade, unique vendors, and plenty of festival food. The evening will culminate in a professional fireworks display.

9/11 Field of Flags

Event Dates: September 4, 2021 through September 18, 2021

The Kiwanis Club of Marietta remembers and honors those who lost their lives on 9/11 with a powerful commemorative event at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The 9/11 Field of Flags is displayed every five years and has become one of the largest commemorative events in the country. The flags will be flown in the park and will be open to the public; there will also be a memorial service and reading of the names of those who lost their lives on 9/11.

Cobb County Foodie Week

Event Dates: September 11, 2021 through September 18, 2021

Cobb County Foodie Week allows diners and food enthusiasts to enjoy meal deals from 48 restaurants around the county. Try something new, save a little money, and support local restaurants. In addition to discounts, there will also be giveaways, coupons, new menu items, and more. Each participating restaurant has something different to offer you!

Sounds of the Springs Concert Series

Event Date: September 11, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy music, the great outdoors, and the beautiful City of Powder Springs during the Sounds of the Springs Concert Series. This month’s event at the Hardy Family Automotive Amphitheater at Thurman Springs Park features a high-energy performance by Shaky Jane.

Menopause The Musical®

Event Dates: September 14, 2021 through September 19, 2021

Menopause The Musical®, presented by the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, is a hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s. This September, you can see what more than 15 million fans have been laughing about for the last 18 years at this “Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®”

Six Flags Fright Fest

Event Dates: select days from September 18, 2021 through October 31, 2021

Enjoy thrills by day and frights by night at Six Flags Fright Fest, the annual Halloween event that is Georgia’s largest and most horrifying. Six Flags Over Georgia will feature haunted attractions, frightful shows, scare zones, and evil treats during this fall festivity.

North Georgia State Fair

Event Dates: September 23, 2021 through October 3, 2021

The largest fair in metro Atlanta is coming to Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta. The North Georgia State Fair will feature live music, free attractions, two petting barns, flower shows, blue-ribbon competitions, local entertainment, and plenty of great fair foods. You can enjoy carnival games, entertainment, and thrill rides for all ages at the Great James H. Drew Exposition Midway.

Viva Tequila Festival

Event Date: September 25, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The annual Viva Tequila Festival at Truist Park and the Battery Atlanta will feature food, art, music, and small batch and hand-crafted tequilas of Mexico. Enjoy the world’s finest boutique tequilas with signature bites and cocktails from participating restaurants.

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