Events

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!

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Powder Springs Food Hop

Date: October 1st through November 21st
Location: Various locations throughout Powder Springs

Join the fun, visit local restaurants, and have a chance to win prizes! What better way to spend the Fall?

Learn all about the Powder Springs Food Hop Here!

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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



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Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat

Date: October 18
Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Location: Ford Center Complex 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 Festival 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 sgarner@cityofpowdersprings.org for more information!

PIUPS Fall 2018Pick-It-Up Powder Springs

Date: Saturday, October 26, 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 is Open

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Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm
Location: Linear Park

Court is in Session! Help us raise funds for the Powder Springs Youth Foundation! This basketball challenge is for youth participants and will be held at the Linear Park Basketball Pavilion on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00am-5:00pm. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams in each division!

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 25, 2019. A registration fee of $45 is due on or before Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Payments can be dropped off at City Hall or the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Office during regular business hours. For questions contact the Recreation Program Coordinator, Tiffany Rogers, at trogers@cityofpowdersprings.org.

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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!

For more information contact our Event Coordinator, Sherry Garner.

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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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