Daddy Daughter Dance
DDD2013The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department will be hosting our annual Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday, March 23, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  This year we will be hosting a Sock Hop!  The location will be at North Cobb High School in the Cafeteria.     

We invite all girls ages 13 and under to attend our Sock Hop with their dads or adult male chaperone.  The daddy-daughter duos will dress in their leather jackets and poodle skirts and dance the night away!  It will be a great opportunity for dads and their daughters to spend a special evening together.  The event will include a DJ, light refreshments, gifts for the girls, and a photographer will be set up for optional pictures. 

Registration for this event opens on January 7 for City of Acworth residents and the cost is $30.00 per couple.  Registration for non-residents opens on January 14 and the cost is $40.00 per couple.  Additional daughters cost $10.00 each.  Make sure to pre-register for this event!  Day-of Registrations will not be guaranteed a gift and increased rates will apply.

Click here to register. 

Spring Classic Car Cruise
Car_Cruise_800x629On Saturday, March 30, the city will host a Classic Car Cruise in Downtown Acworth. The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Main Street in the historic two block district.  The Lake City Cruisers partner with the city and the downtown Acworth merchants to hold these Classic Car Cruises three times each year.

The event is free to the public. A $2 entry fee is requested for all vehicles in the cruise.  All proceeds go to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth.

For more information contact Jeff Chase at jchase@acworth.org or call 770-917-1234.

Acworth Farmers Market 
AcworthFarmersMarketLogoThe Historic Downtown Acworth Farmer’s Market will begin this season on Friday, April 5 and continue each Friday morning from 8:00 a.m. until noon through Friday, October 25.  The market is located in the Logan Farm Park Expansion (4405 Cherokee Street).

Market customers will have a wide variety of garden ripe Georgia grown vegetables, eggs, cheese, bedding plants, fresh baked bread, pies, cakes, honey and jams to choose from each week. This year’s market will be bigger and better than previous years and shoppers won’t believe the selection of home grown goodies!

The Acworth Farmer’s Market is proudly sponsored by the Acworth Downtown Development Authority.  If you are interested in more information on being a vendor or just have questions about the market, please call 770-917-1234.

Acworth Art Fest 
AcworthArtFest1The Acworth Art Fest is a two day celebration of whimsical and vibrant art in the springtime!  This year’s event will take place on April 6 & 7 in the historic district on Main Street in downtown.  Acworth is a delightful backdrop for over 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country.  Their creative booth displays decorate our charming streets with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much more!

At the Acworth Art Fest, the always energetic Kidz Zone is filled with fun activities that make smiles bloom.  This vibrant play land is the exhilarating place to be for young people and their happy parents.  Of course, there is wonderful food from Acworth’s own eateries, and shoppers will also find delectable treats in the food court to satisfy their taste buds. 

The City’s art scene is growing, downtown shops and galleries are hopping, and the Acworth Art Fest is the sweet cherry on top of our delicious and enchanting community!

For more information please visit www.splashfestivals.com.

POPS at Logan Farm Park
Pops-Logo-Final-1024x640 - CopyJoin us for the first music event at Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street)!  On Saturday, April 6, the Acworth Arts Alliance will be partnering with the City of Acworth to bring you Pops at Logan Farm Park!  The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature New Horizons Band, who will be performing their selections from show tunes to contemporary hits for the crowd to enjoy until approximately 8:15 p.m.  Tables are available for reservation on the Acworth Arts Alliance website or guests are welcome to bring a chair from home to enjoy the symphony classics.

The event will be the annual fundraiser for the Acworth Arts Alliance and the Acworth Art House.  Event proceeds support the Acworth Arts Alliance, specifically to fund a scholarship for students pursuing a degree in art as well as to fund arts initiatives in underfunded programs and among the underserved in our community.

For more information on this event or to purchase a table, please visit www.acworthartsalliance.org.

Acworth Egg Hunt 
AcworthEggHuntLogo2019The City of Acworth and Freedom Church would like to invite your family to experience an egg hunt like you've never seen before! This year's Acworth Egg Hunt is presented by Amerigroup RealSolutions. The event will take place on Friday, April 12 at the Acworth Sports Complex, located at 4000 South Main St. The Easter Egg Hunts will be held on the baseball fields and we ask all participants to please park on the baseball side of the complex. We will have gates and concessions opening at 6:30 p.m., and the first hunt begins at 7:30 p.m., so make sure you arrive early. 

This year the hunt will consist of 50,000 eggs and the Easter Bunny will be SKYDIVING in for the fun!  The Acworth Egg Hunt is broken down into five age groups and the start times will alternate between fields. The scheduled breakdown is listed below. 

  • 6:30 p.m. – Gates open and concessions are available
  • 7:15 p.m. – Easter Bunny Arrives
  • 7:30 p.m. – 0-2 year olds (Field #1)
  • 7:40 p.m. – 3-4 year olds (Field #2)
  • 7:50 p.m. – 5-6 year olds (Field #3)
  • 8:00 p.m. – 7-8 year olds (Field #4)
  • 8:10 p.m. – 9-10 year olds (Field #1)

For more information or to volunteer visit www.acworthegghunt.com.

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