The Field of Flags parade and memorial service takes place September 10 and 11, 2016. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Marietta, the quinquennial event commemorates the anniversary of September 11, 2001 and begins with a processional of flags from Grace Community Church on Kennesaw Avenue to Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, a distance of about one mile. The flags will then be installed in Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, with a flag for each life lost on 9/11. The flags will fly September 10th through September 16th, 2016.


Friday, September 9, 2016

8:00 p.m. – Freedom Concert on the Marietta Square

Saturday, September 10, 2016

9:30 a.m. – Gathering for Flag Parade

10 a.m. – Flag Parade: Processional from Grace Community Church on Kennesaw Mountain to place flags in installation

Sunday, September 11, 2016

8 a.m. – Memorial Service at Kennesaw Mountain and Reading of the Names of those who lost their lives on 9/11

Saturday, September 17, 2016

8 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Flag pick up at First United Methodist Church of Marietta.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr.
Kennesaw, GA 30152



  1. Yes, it was open to the public. Just show up & grab a flag. Our cub scout pack alerted us to it, which is how my family found out about it. I read an article that said it’s done every 5 years though. My boys will be 12 then & we’ll be there again. Awesome display !!!


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