Cobb International Festival celebrates county’s cultural diversity

Cobb County residents are invited to explore food and entertainment representing other countries at the inaugural Cobb International Festival.

The first-ever festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Jim Miller Park Event Center.

Organizers say more than 25 countries will be represented at the festival, which will feature music, art, food, a beer garden, dancing, jewelry, children’s corner, crafts and other vendors.

Wendy Collins, the county’s cultural affairs and special events manager, said Cobb projects about 3,500 people will attend the inaugural festival. She also said the county will have about 100 vendors and sponsors at the festival, and more than 20 music and entertainment acts will perform on two stages.

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The Jim Miller Park Event Center is at 2245 Callaway Road in Marietta, and can accommodate more than 3,600 people, the county said. Parking and admission to the festival is free.

For more information about the festival, contact Collins at or 770-528-8885. You can also visit the Cobb International Festival website.

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