Kennesaw State University presents Star-Spangled Spectacular

 Kennesaw State University’s Ninth Annual Star-Spangled Concert and Fireworks Show

Concert features patriotic music and fireworks on Campus Green

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jun 17, 2016) — Kennesaw State University’s Ninth Annual Star-Spangled Concert and Fireworks Show will be held on Saturday, June 25, featuring a free, family-friendly concert on the Kennesaw Campus Green starting at 7:30 p.m., followed by an exciting fireworks finale. This year’s Star-Spangled Sponsor is Henssler Financial.

A summer tradition since 2008, the event begins at 4 p.m. with the Family Fun Festival. Pre-concert activities will include games, inflatables, face painting and balloon artists for kids as well as food trucks, vendors and exhibits. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and coolers.

The concert features performances by the KSU Big Band and KSU Summer Orchestra, ranging from classic patriotic favorites to exciting contemporary and popular selections. The KSU Big Band and KSU Summer Orchestra consist predominantly of students, alumni and faculty members from the School of Music as well as members of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. A spectacular fireworks show will follow the concert at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Free event parking is available in any open parking lot on campus, but guests are encouraged to park in the Central Parking Deck accessible from Frey Road. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on Sunday, June 26. For more information, please visit         


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. For more information, visit