The city of Kennesaw will host its biannual Backyard Campout event March 30-31 at Swift-Cantrell Park.

Kennesaw Backyard Campout event returns March 30-31

The city of Kennesaw will host its bi-annual event allowing residents to camp out under the stars at one of its parks. 

The Backyard Campout event will be held from 5 p.m. Saturday, March 30 to 9 a.m. Sunday, March 31 at Swift-Cantrell Park. Registration is required to participate, and the fee is $25 per camp site. That cost includes a hot dog dinner and biscuit breakfast. 

Along with nighttime camping, participants will enjoy games, activities, discovery stations, stargazing, s’mores and other campfire entertainment. 

Kennesaw’s Backyard Campout event is hosted by its Parks and Recreation Department, and the initiative is designed to get families to experience the outdoors. 

Swift-Cantrell Park is at 3140 Old 41 Highway NW. For more details or to reserve a campsite, visit the city’s website or call 770-422-9714. 


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