Historic downtown Acworth is known for its shopping! From boutiques, jewelry and gifts shops, bookstores, art galleries, flowers, and antiques, that special gift or one-of-a-kind item is right around the corner. And with award-winning restaurants only a few steps away, there are plenty of options for you to indulge in a little fine dining, too!

One thing you’ll never be in Historic Downtown Acworth is bored. It’s the perfect blend of a rich, storied past and vibrant, energetic present. The dynamic downtown district showcases a great variety of dining and shopping opportunities sure to make your visit a memorable one. Maybe you’re searching for that perfect piece of art for your living room. Or you want to give someone special that one-of-a-kind gift. Or maybe you just want to treat yourself to a little shopping spree. It’s all here among the downtown shops, boutiques and galleries, and it’s all just what you’re looking for.

And after all that shopping, you don’t have to go far to relax and enjoy a fantastic meal among downtown Acworth’s many diverse dining choices. Whatever makes your mouth water, from spicy to savory to sweet, there’s definitely something for every taste. Down-home comfort food, authentic Cajun cuisine, Italian Trattoria, fresh seafood, casual homemade sandwiches and desserts for your sweet tooth–the choices are seemingly endless!

You’re welcome to take your drink with you! Open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed to be consumed outside in historic downtown Acworth. Just follow a few simple rules. After an afternoon of shopping and dining, there’s something to be said for relaxing in the shade of beautiful Frana Brown Park, or waving to a passing train at the Acworth Depot. Sounds like a picture-perfect day.


Open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed to be consumed outside in historic downtown Acworth. Just follow a few rules and you’re welcome to sip and stroll at your leisure in Acworth!

  1. Alcoholic drinks must be in a city-approved 16-ounce, clear plastic container. Just ask for a city-approved cup at your favorite downtown restaurant.
  2. You can’t bring your own alcohol to downtown Acworth. All alcoholic beverages consumed in the downtown historic area must be purchased from a licensed merchant in downtown Acworth.
  3. No alcohol may be consumed in historic downtown Acworth after midnight.


Parking in historic downtown Acworth is a breeze, you just need to know where to look. Check out the map below to find parking in one of the more than a dozen designated parking areas.

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