East Cobber Parade & Festival

The annual East Cobber Parade and Festival takes place on September 13, 2014. The event begins with a parade that starts at Mt. Bethel Elementary School and travels one mile south on Johnson Ferry Road to the Fountains of Olde Towne Shopping Center. The parade includes over two thousand participants and more than eighty groups in floats, marching bands, classic cars, and more. The East Cobb Parade is sometimes referred to as the candy parade as nearly all floats toss candy to the crowd.

Parade Start / Staging Area:
Mt. Bethel Elementary School
1210 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30068

The East Cobb Parade travels south approximately one mile on Johnson Ferry Road from Princeton Lakes Drive to The Fountains of Olde Towne Shopping Center. The parade begins at 10am and ends at approximately 11:45am.

Parade End / Festival Location:
The Fountains of Olde Towne Shopping Center
736 Johnson Ferry Rd
Marietta, GA 30068

After the parade, you can enjoy live entertainment, arts and crafts, food and drinks, and carnival games in the parking lot of The Fountains of Olde Towne Shopping Center from 11am to 3pm.

Please note that Johnson Ferry Road will be closed from Lower Roswell Road to Roswell Road from approximately 9:30am to 11:15am.   Princeton Lakes Drive will also be closed from 8:30 – 10:30 am. Woodlawn Drive will be not be affected.

For more information, please contact Cynthia Rozzo at (770) 640-7070.


  1. Pam Cushenan says

    Local Artists, Ric and Pam Cushenan of The Loose Shoes Band, will perform at high noon. Their soulful Rock & Blues tunes will make you dance across the festival grounds. Come by and enjoy your home grown musical treasures…

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