Marietta, GA to Celebrate 175th Birthday on May 29 with Free Concert at Glover Park

Marietta is celebrating its 175th birthday all year long, and you’re invited to party with a bang at a special birthday tribute concert featuring Beatles cover band The Return May 29 at 8 p.m.  Everyone is invited to help create a birthday party atmosphere in Glover Park by decorate their tables, blankets, and lawn chairs with festive birthday decorations. A contest will pick the winners.

Free birthday cake will be served while it lasts, and there will be face painting and balloon animals for the kids.

The Glover Park Concert Series on the Marietta Square is the place to be in Marietta the last Friday evening of each month April through September. The park is the perfect setting for families and friends to enjoy a picnic and listen to music under the stars.  Concerts are rain or shine. Blankets and lawn chairs may be set up after 4 p.m. No personal tables are permitted in the park.

2009 Concert Schedule

* May 29: The Return (Beatles Tribute Band)
* June 26: Infinity Show Band (Beach/Oldies)
* June 27: Cobb Symphony Orchestra
* July 31: Grapevine (Rock n’ Roll/Beach)
* August 28: The Mustangs (Pop/Oldies)
* September 25: Ryan Casper (Country)

The free concerts are presented by the Marietta Parks and Recreation Department and the Downtown Marietta Development Authority. The generous support of our premier sponsors makes this popular event possible.

For more information, call Marietta’s Parks and Recreation Department at 770-794-5601.