Summer Events in Acworth

We like to be outside and it shows in our summer events. Whether you like to compete in triathlons or paddle board races, enjoy seeing classic cars downtown, or want to experience fireworks over the lake, you’re welcome in Acworth! The Acworth beaches are open Memorial Day through Labor Day and provide summer-long recreation. Bring the whole family and come discover why Acworth is known as the Lake City!

Summer Events

memorial dayMEMORIAL DAY/BEACHES OPEN – Summer officially begins in Acworth on Memorial Day! Join us to honor those who have given their lives in service to our country at our annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Patriots Point in Cauble Park. Plan on spending the weekend exploring our city’s storied past and relaxing at one of our lake front beaches. The beaches are open for the summer on Memorial Day! See the Event Page

DIXIE HIGHWAY YARD SALE – A June Acworth tradition for ten years, the Dixie Highway Yard Sale is a celebration of simpler times and historic communities along the old Dixie Highway in northwest Georgia. Acworth is one of several towns along this 90-mile long yard sale extravaganza that is a favorite among flea market aficionados. Bring the family and find unique treasures in one Acworth’s most whimsical events. See Event Page

ptsolutionsallatoonatri150PT SOLUTIONS ALLATOONA TRIATHLON – Summer is the season for athletic competition in Acworth. Typically held toward the end of June, the PT Solutions Allatoona Triathlon starts at Dallas Landing Park with a 500-meter swim in Lake Allatoona. The swim is followed by a fast and flat 16-mile bike course and a 3.1-mile run course ends in Historic Downtown Acworth. You’ll have earned a delicious lunch in one of our many fine downtown restaurants afterwards, even if you were just part of the cheering section! See Event Page

memorial dayJULY 4TH HOLIDAY CONCERT AND FIREWORKS – Let freedom ring! What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than a day at Lake Acworth beach in Cauble Park, followed by one of the largest fireworks extravaganzas in Metro Atlanta. Live music starts in the afternoon and fireworks begin just after dark. And with historic downtown Acworth and its many restaurants just a short walk away, this a summer celebration not to be missed! See Event Page

WWA-150x150 NAUTIQUE WWA U.S. WAKEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIPS – Let the excitement begin!  The Nautique WWA U.S. Wakeboard National Championships will be held at Dallas Landing Park.  Come out to for fun, sun, and Wakeboarding! Watch the nation’s best wakeboarders of all ages battle it out on the water for a chance to claim a National title!

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Car-Cruise Logo150CLASSIC CAR CRUISE – The Lake City Cruisers and the City of Acworth magically transform downtown Acworth into a time capsule of some of the greatest classic automobiles, as well as some of today’s hottest cars. The event is free to the public and $2 for each classic vehicle participating with all proceeds going to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth. Bring the entire family! See Event Page

gapeachwomenstriACWORTH WOMEN’S TRIATHLON – Typically held in early August, the Acworth Women’s Triathlon starts at Dallas Landing Park and follows a course through the Acworth area. Post race food for competitors will be provided in beautiful downtown Acworth! Ovarian Cycle, Inc is the Official Charity for The Georgia Peach Women’s Sprint Triathlon.

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CIrcle_BeachLABOR DAY – Celebrate Labor Day weekend in Acworth at Lake Acworth Beach in Cauble Park. Labor Day marks the final weekend of the summer beach season in Acworth. Explore the historic Acworth walking tour and be sure to visit the downtown shops and restaurants – all within walking distance of Cauble Park.

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