Downtown Powder Springs is the heart of the City and the place where residents and visitors can meet for recreation and entertainment. Powder Springs has a full schedule of events that occur both in the downtown area and throughout the city. There is always plenty of parking and most events are free to the public. There is something for every age and interest from parades and festivals to family fun runs and concerts. For family fun Powder Springs is the place to be!


"Hairspray, Jr" Musical Theatre Camp & Performance

Camp Dates: May 28- June 22, Performance June 22 & 23
Performance: June 22 & 23, 1:00pm
Location: Vaughn Cultural Arts Center

You can’t stop the beat in this big and bold adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Musical about one girl’s inspiring dream to dance and change the world. This Musical Theatre day camp will be held in the Cultural Arts Center and is being hosted by NuStar Maker Talent Agency. Auditions were held in February for lead roles and cast at that time. All participants should be ages 10-16. For more information click here.


Art Gallery Exhibit

Date: May 6-July 8
Location: Community Development Building Art Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

Come out to view works by artists Carolyn Grady and Birdley James in the newest art instillation at the Powder Springs Art Gallery! This exhibit is provided by the South Cobb Arts Alliance and will run through July 8, 2019. Guests are welcome to view the exhibit anytime the Community Development Building is open.

yardsale_1Powder Springs Senior Center Yard Sale Fundraiser

Date: June 6-7
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Senior Center, 4181 Atlanta St, Building #4
Cost: Free and open to the public

It’s time for our Quarterly Yard Sale! Stop by the Senior Center to explore the items that have been donated for sale! Remember to grab a hotdog and chili while you’re there! All proceeds go toward the Senior Center and funding activities for members. You never know what great finds may be waiting!

summercamp_webPowder Springs Youth Summer Camp

Date: June 17-28
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Location: Macland Presbyterian
Cost: $50/week

The Youth Summer Camp is provided each year by the Powder Springs Youth Foundation. The goal of this camp is to provide a constructive outlet where young minds can learn and grow during Summer Break. The camp runs for two consecutive weeks from Monday through Thursday, 9:00am-4:00pm.

More information coming soon!

Spooktacular Chase 10k/5k hosted by Vision Rehabilitation Services

Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 8:00am
Location: Historic Downtown Powder Springs
Cost: Registration Information Here

The Spooktacular Chase is an annual event to help raise funds to support Vision Rehabilitation Services, a local non-profit, dedicated to serving those who are blind or visually impaired so that they may live independently. This is the 10th Anniversary of the run and their second year in Powder Springs!

Spooktacular Chase Website


Fall Festival Trunk or Treat hosted by the Powder Springs Arts Commission

Date: TBA
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Ford Center at 4181 Atlanta St., Powder Springs
Cost: Free and open to the public

"When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers 'tis near Halloween!" Find your inner ghoul and creep down to Powder Springs for the Fall Blast Trunk or Treat! Costume Parades, music, crafts and lots of candy will be there for the taking IF you're brave enough to try...

Interested in setting up a trunk for this event? Contact for more information!


Veteran's Day Ceremony

Date: November 11, 2019
Time: 11:00am
Location: Veteran's Memorial at Powder Springs Library

Every year we come together to honor those who have served in the military in wartime or peacetime. This year we will hold our Ceremony on Monday, November 11th. Veteran's Day is Nationally recognized on November 11th and we encourage everyone to remember all of our country's service men and women on this day.

This event is in conjunction with American Legion Post 294. Please, join us in front of the Powder Springs Library to honor the men and women who protect our country!

Learn more about Veteran's Day and it's history here!


Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting

Date: December 6, 2019
Parade Time: 6:30pm
Location: Traveling down Marietta St from Old Austell Rd to City Hall
Tree Lighting Time: 7:30pm
Location: City Hall
Cost: FREE and Open to the Public
Make plans to kick off your holiday season right with the Powder Springs Parade and Tree Lighting!  First grab your spot along Marietta Street to enjoy the garland and lights as the Parade marches by then make your way to Town Square for the Annual Tree Lighting! We'll have music, hot chocolate and cookies, and pictures with Santa!

Reindeer 5k Fun Run

Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 9:00am
Location: Wildhorse Trail
Registration: Register Here!
The City of Powder Springs Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department is proud to be sponsoring the Reindeer 5k fun run on the Wildhorse Trail. Staging for the run will be at 9:00am at the Wildhorse Creek Park located at 3820 Macedonia Rd. by the lower ball field. Day of registration will begin at 8:00am. The run will commence on the scenic Wildhorse Trail and will loop back to Wildhorse Creek Park. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 4-12 years old. Children 1-3 years old are free. Pets are allowed as long as they are on leashes. The proceeds from the run will benefit the City of Powder Springs Angel Trees. Participants who register by November 20th will receive a Reindeer Run t-shirt. All levels of fitness are encouraged to attend and wear your tackiest holiday Sweater!

Register Now

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2020 Powder Springs Bridal Expo
Presented by the Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission

Date: February 2020
Time: 2:00-5:00pm
Location: Ford Center Reception Hall
Cost: FREE Admission with Registration

Weddings can be stressful but yours doesn't have to be! Come out for the second annual Powder Springs Bridal Expo and find all the resources you need to make your special day magical! Admission is free and there will be great door prizes! We'll have vendors who can help you with all aspects of your planning! From your dream dress to your honeymoon, your Bridesmaids gifts to your DJ and the perfect Bridal or grooms cake! Of course all of this is to promote our local Powder Springs Rental Venues so you'll have an opportunity to view them first hand, too!

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Pick-It-Up Powder Springs

Date: Fall 2019
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Location: Meet at City Hall

The City of Powder Springs and Community Ambassadors invite our residents, students, and business owners to become Powder Springs Proud Volunteers by participating in this bi-annual City-wide trash pick up event. Volunteers will meet at City Hall at 8:00am to receive their assignment and work until 12:00pm. All first time participants receive a complimentary "Pick-It-Up" t-shirt! We look forward to seeing many community members there!

Registration will open closer to event date.

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