The 23rd annual EAST COBBER Parade & Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 15. The day’s festivities will be kicked off with the EAST COBBER Parade at 10am. The annual parade aims to build a sense of community and reinforce East Cobb County’s status as one of the best places to live in the metro Atlanta area. Floats, high school marching bands, and a cornucopia of East Cobb groups will march down the one-mile parade route.

The EAST COBBER parade will step off at 10am, starting at 1223 Johnson Ferry Road, travel 1 mile south ending at Olde Towne Parkway.

Immediately following the EAST COBBER Parade, at approximately 11am, the EAST COBBER Festival will be held in the south parking lot (across from Olde Towne Pkwy) of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta/East Cobb.

From 11am to 3pm, the free Festival will feature arts and crafts, local businesses, food concessions, carnival games, and an entertainment stage. The Festival offers East Cobb County residents an opportunity to come together and enjoy an afternoon of local entertainment, carnival games and good food. Booths will be set up to showcase everything from jewelry to local schools. East Cobb kids will have plenty to do at the EAST COBBER Festival, from getting their face painted to taking a chance at a carnival game to hopping in a moonwalk. Festival goers will also be treated to food from East Cobb restaurants and civic clubs.

Many thanks to this year’s sponsors: WellStar and the EAST COBBER. Thanks to their generosity, this special event has become a popular pastime for East Cobb residents.

Come be a part of this very special, old-fashioned celebration – the 23rd annual EAST COBBER Parade and Festival. Good food, vendors and entertainment make it a great event for the whole family. If you are interested in marching in the Parade, renting a booth or performing on the Festival stage, call the EAST COBBER at 770-640-7070 or visit

This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of the EAST COBBER magazine, on page 14. Click here to view the digital edition.