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2900 George Busbee Parkway
Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Fifth Third Bank Stadium, built in partnership with Kennesaw State University, is the home base for the university's athletic team, KSU Owls and the professional women's soccer team, the Atlanta Beat. Originally known as the KSU Stadium, the facility was renovated and had its name changed in 2010. Although belonging to the Kennesaw State University, the stadium is located 5 minutes to the south. Lacrosse and soccer matches are regularly conducted here.
With a world-class stadium, an athletic field and football fields, Kennesaw State University's Sports & Recreation Park ensures an all-round campus experience for its students. The facility was established in 2009, with just one indoor training center known as Owls Nest. Today, the sprawling facility is home to state-of-the-art facilities from synthetic turfs and fitness centers to team rooms and press facilities. Check website for more.
Located close to the Town Center mall, Regal Town Center Stadium 16 showcases the latest flicks. Decked up with stadium-style seating and modern sound and projection technology, the screening halls make for an enjoyable movie experience. Besides the usual movie fodder, the cinema also has a cafe where you can savor delectable light bites. Check website for bookings and more.
The AMC Barrett Commons 24 in Kennesaw offers a pleasant experience for movie goers. From the latest blockbusters to independent films, you can catch it all here. The stadium seating along with excellent sound and screen quality makes it worth watching flicks in AMC Barrett Commons 24. Though the tickets are reasonable priced, the food is charged on the higher side considering the menu consists of chicken, pizzas and more.
Formerly the Black Box Theater, The Onyx Theater was named by anonymous donors who were major contributors to the Kennesaw State University Department of Theatre, Performance Studies and Dance. Completely done up in black, from the walls to the floors, the space can be transformed as per the production needs which is truly intriguing. With state-of-the-art technology, this intimate venue metamorphoses as per the plays showing here.
One of the premier facilities on the campus of Kennesaw State University, the KSU Convocation Center is an arena that serves various purposes. However, it is used primarily as a basketball arena, and serves as the home ground of the KSU Owls basketball team. The arena can be rented for numerous other purposes, and is also used for concerts and other community events. See the website or call to know more.
From local bands to renowned national acts, this club offers a vibrant roster of artists throughout the year for live music fans. Swayze's is one of the city's oldest and best all ages music venues in the city. Visitors may want to grab a bite before the show as the club does not offer food or drinks inside. Quality programming and modern facilities have made Swayze's one of the city's favorite live music venues. Check website for upcoming shows and more.
Since its opening in the October of 2007, the Dr. Bobby Bailey & Family Performance Center has been the venue of several prominent local musical performances. Though primarily used as a rehearsal hall by the Kennesaw State University's Music department, the venue also acts as a performance space, though mostly used by the department for showcasing the talents of its young musicians. The main performance hall has 600 odd seats and has acoustic curtains and acoustic doors that allow for better acoustical performance. Besides acoustics, the Bailey Center, as it is commonly referred to, also comes equipped with superbly functional lighting, sound and staging equipment. For more information please see the website or contact the venue.
For aspiring child artists, the Children's Garden Theater is a haven. Offering theater programs and opportunities in customized musicals written especially for the little ones, this is one place where kids and family will have blast. Expert choreographers and voice coaches are part of the ensemble to make these acts a success.
The Summit at the All-Tournament Players Park is an indoor sports facility featuring four basketball courts. Used extensively by basketball and volleyball teams, it also regularly hosts local tournaments where university and college coaches scout for talented players. The Summit is also associated with the state basketball team, the Atlanta Hawks.
Established in 1969, this historic racetrack has been dishing out adrenaline-pumping entertainment to the city's speed junkies. From dirt bikes and monster trucks to Late Model races, the Dixie Speedway has been host to some prestigious racing events throughout its rich history. Visitors can stock up on a variety of snacks from the concession stands. The on-site shop offers a range of souvenirs. Check website for more.
Located a few miles from Atlanta, in the city of Marietta, is the Earl Smith Strand Theatre which impresses from the word go! Located in a splendid architectural building, this theater has played host to some of the finest theatricals, musicals and dance performances. Truly a world class facility, it can also be rented out for lectures, product launches, anniversaries, parties, seminars, meetings and more. Check the website for a list of upcoming events.