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Things To Do Around West Cobb – May 2015 Festivals

It’s Festival time! So many festivals and things to do around West Cobb this month. Here are some that are coming up:

Marietta Greek Festival

May 15-17, 2015
Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

For 25 years, this festival has provided West Cobb and metro Atlanta residents with a weekend of Greek food, shopping and entertainment. This year’s celebration, hosted by the Greek Orthodox parish, will take place at the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church at 3431 Trickum Road in Marietta GA on May 15 from 3p-11p, May 16 from 10a-11p and May 17 from 11a-6p. Parking is available at Simpson Middle School, Lassiter High School and Church of Latter-Day Saints.
Some of the food items being offered include souvlaki, pastitsio, spanakoptia and other Greek favorites including desserts like loukoumades, bougatsa and more! Shop Greek items and enjoy the entertainment from the Hellenic Dance Program and others. The Entertainment schedule includes dancing, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities.
This is a rain or shine event, so mark your calendars. For more information, including tickets, visit their website at Marietta Greek Festival.

Shaky Boots Festival

May 16-17, 2015
KSU Sports and Entertainment Park

Let’s just start with Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts and so many more! No need to travel to Nashville, this country music festival offers a weekend of country music on 3 stages over 2 days right in OUR neighborhood. There will be vendors, food trucks, festival merchandise and much more. Tickets are going quickly, so check out their website for more information.

CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival

May 22-24, 2015
Kingston Downs, GA

This 3-day festival celebrates today’s music and art including three stages for entertainment, activities, food and drink. There is so much information on this event, you need to visit their website for more event information and tickets. Here is a video about their former event:

10th Annual Wing & Rock Festival

May 30-31
Woodstock City Park

At the end of May, enjoy the 10th Annual Wing & Rock Festival at Woodstock City Park. This 2 day event has something for everyone from chicken wings from local restaurants to live music on two stages featuring over a dozen bands. There’s a wing eating contest for those so inclined both days to see who can eat the most wings in 2 minutes, and the contest is FREE but you need to register, and it is limited. The top three finishers will be awarded a trophy or medal, festival t-shirt, gift certificates and bragging rights!
You can bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make a day of it enjoying the food and entertainment. This is a rain or shine event. Find out more at their website.

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