He's been on the naughty list but he's trying to be nice. The Acworth Parks, Recreation, and Community Resource Department is excited to host Breakfast with the Grinch at the Acworth Community Center again on Saturday, December 14, 2024. Enjoy breakfast while the Grinch visits each table for photo opportunities and to share Christmas wishes. After breakfast, the Grinch will join us as we create Grinch-themed ornaments and crafts. Space is limited and you must register each person attending or reserve a table for the READ MORE
The City of Acworth, along with their partner NorthStar Church is excited to host this year’s Santa’s Arrival! Santa arrives at the Acworth Community Center on Friday, December 6, 2024. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Santa is scheduled to arrive at 6:30 p.m. There will be a host of live performances and activities until 8:30 p.m. to help Santa kick off the holiday season. Bring the entire family to hear Mayor Tommy Allegood read The Night Before Christmas and watch the lighting of the tree READ MORE
The 15th annual Acworth Turkey Chase will take place on Saturday, November 23rd. Enjoy an exhilarating 5K run, jog, or walk through Historic Downtown Acworth and along the shores of beautiful Lake Acworth. The City of Acworth Parks, Recreation, and Community Resource Department presents this annual Thanksgiving tradition to benefit the Tackle Hunger Program! For the past ten years, Turkey Chase runners have helped stock local food pantries during the holiday season! Be sure to save the date for this special event. Participants of all READ MORE
Come out to Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street) for a spooky good time! This year’s Halloween fun will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2024 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the large field in front of the playground. There will be games, rides, food, music, and lots of fun! Get the whole family dressed up, as there will also be a costume contest for the kids!
The Taste of Acworth is an annual event that will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The City of Acworth partners with the Acworth Business Association and JRM Management to host this event on Main Street in Downtown Acworth. This event benefits numerous local schools and charities in our community. Approximately 18,000 visitors taste their way through this collection of delicacies every year and it is expected to evolve tremendously! There are over 150 booths from local restaurants READ MORE
Concert on the Green: A Juneteenth Celebration will take place at Logan Farm Park on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The event opens at 5:00 p.m. with live music taking place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. The City of Acworth invites the whole community to bring blankets and folding chairs and join this celebration of freedom and respect for all cultures.
Concert on the Green: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month returns to Logan Farm Park on Saturday, September 21, 2024! Come out from 5-10 p.m. for great food and fantastic music while dancing the night away. There will be music and performances from 5 p.m. with a concert at 7 p.m. Bring your family, friends and neighbors as Acworth celebrates its community and culture at Logan Farm Park. For more information on this event, please visit www.acworthparksandrec.org or call 770-917-1234. ¡Concert on the Green: Celebrando el Mes de READ MORE
The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department is excited to host the Mother-Son Camp Out at Proctor Landing Park on May 4-5, 2024. This event is open to mothers and their sons, 13 and under. Participants will camp alongside the beautiful Lake Allatoona while learning about camping etiquette, campfire building, knot tying, and a variety of other outdoor activities! There will be outdoor education for the next generation! Registration is required for this event. Please visit www.acworthparksandrec.org to register online.
The North Cobb Rotary Club, City of Acworth, and the Georgia Barbecue Association partner each year to bring you the Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival. This event will be held on Friday, May 10 from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., 2024 at Logan Farm Park. All proceeds from this event are distributed amongst several local charities, so everyone come out and help make a difference in your community! This two-day event features a Friday READ MORE
The Special Needs Development Group is in the process of planning the 2024 Horizon Ability Gala, and we would love for you to join us. The Gala will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, at the Tanyard Creek Overlook (Acworth Community Center) and includes a unique fine dining experience, silent auction, live auction, and jazz ensemble. Proceeds from the Gala go directly to the Horizon League and will help us continue to keep registration costs down and offer quality programs. Within the last several years, READ MORE