With frigid winter temperatures giving way to the bright sunshine and warmer temperatures of spring, there’s nothing like getting outside and enjoying the renewed energy of springtime in Acworth. And the variety of spring events, from the youthful fun of Easter, to the opening of Acworth’s scenic parks, to the wide range of festivals to enjoy, Acworth has everything you could ever want out of this lively season.
DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE – A great idea for dad’s and their daughters! Acworth annually hosts a Daddy-Daughter Dance as a fun night out for the couples. Dining in historic downtown Acworth beforehand will make the evening a magical one neither Dad nor Daughter will ever forget. The dance is open to all girls up to 13 years of age with their dad (or uncle or grandfather!). See Event Page
CLASSIC CAR CRUISE – Main Street in downtown Acworth is magically transformed into a time capsule of some of the greatest classic automobiles of a bygone era, and some of today’s hottest cars. Enjoy a delicious dinner and then cruise the street and marvel at beautifully designed pieces of automotive art. And don’t forget to ask your server for a “to go” cup so you can enjoy your tasty beverage in Acworth’s historic district. See Event Page
ACWORTH ART FEST – Join us for a celebration of vibrant art and expression this spring in historic downtown Acworth! Main Street is the captivating backdrop showcasing over 100 of the most talented artists from around the country. And the always-energetic Kidz Zone, as well as a food court packed with the most delectable food and treats Acworth has to offer, will keep your love of creativity, and your taste buds, quite busy! See Event Page
ACWORTH EASTER EGG HUNT – Experience an egg hunt like you’re never seen before! With activities such as face painting, inflatables and balloon animals, in addition to egg hunts for different age groups and a visit from the Easter Bunny himself, this is an event your family will not want to miss! See the Event Page
OPENING OF PARK SEASON – It’s time to break out the bathing suits and picnic baskets, as Acworth’s scenic parks open for all to enjoy! Acworth Beach, South Shore Beach, Dallas and Proctor Landing Parks open in April each year. So whatever your idea of a day at the park is, from beaches to playgrounds to waterslides to barbeques, Acworth has you covered this spring!
DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL – These festivals are fun filled days for all ages featuring corporate and community teams racing in 46-foot long ornamental dragon boats! Vendors will be onsite selling food from Acworth’s own eateries. People who never thought of themselves as athletes can thrive in a dragon boat, which is why this is currently the fastest growing water sport! All proceeds from this event go towards benefiting local charities. See Event Page
SMOKE ON THE LAKE BBQ FESTIVAL – What happens when you assemble over 30 teams of the best BBQ experts, and showcase their very best talents? You get a weekend of the best slow-cooked masterpieces you will ever eat! Sample as many entries as you like, and help decide which teams will be crowned the best of the best. Throw in a free outdoor concert, an amazing fireworks display and a special Kids Zone, and you have an event that will keep you coming back every year! See Event Page
SUPRA BOATS PRO WAKEBOARD TOUR – Let the excitement begin! The Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour will be held at Dallas Landing Park. Come out to for fun, sun, and Wakeboarding! Watch the nation’s best wakeboarders battle it out on the water!
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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY – What better way to honor those who have given their lives to protect and honor our country then by joining Acworth’s tribute to the brave men and women who have fought and died for our nation. A special ceremony will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park at Patriot’s Point in Cauble Park, where the names of those who have served are engraved for generations to see. See Event Page