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 On The Lawn in Town Square. 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. On The Lawn is the place to be in Powder Springs!
Cobb County 4th of July Celebrations

Regrettably, the City of Powder Springs will not be hosting our own July 4th Festival and Fireworks in 2018.  However, there are many wonderful opportunities to celebrate the holiday in cities around us! For your convenience we have put together a short list of opportunities to view fireworks and enjoy concerts in other areas of Cobb County. We wish you all a Safe and Happy Fourth of July!

Fireworks and Festivals near Powder Springs

National Night Out hosted by Powder Springs Police Department

Date: TBA
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

A Celebration of Community Safety. Hosted by the City of Powder Springs Public Safety Department. Event includes community safety information, complimentary food, Games, Give-aways, and Family Fun!

Veteran's Day Ceremony

Date: November 11, 2018
Time: 11:00am
Location: Veteran's Memorial at Powder Springs Library

Help celebrate the men and women who have served and are currently serving our country. The event is in conjunction with American Legion Post 294. 

More details coming soon!
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"A Storybook Christmas"
Parade & Tree Lighting

Date: November 30, 2018
Parade Time: 5:30pm
Location: Traveling down Marietta St from Old Austell Rd to Town Square
Tree Lighting Time: 6:30pm
Location: Town Square
Cost: FREE and Open to the Public
Make plans to kick off your holiday season right with the Powder Springs "A Storybook Christmas" 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: Dedember 1, 2018
Time: 9:00am
Location: Wildhorse Trail
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!

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2017 Reindeer Run

2019 Powder Springs Bridal Expo
Presented by the Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission

Date: February 24, 2019
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!

Expo Flyer
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Pick-It-Up Powder Springs

Date: April 21, 2018
Time: 8:00am-12:00pm
Location: Meet at Town Square

The City of Powder Springs and Community Ambassadors invite our residents, students, and business owners to become Powder Springs Proud Volunteers on April 21st by participating in the annual City-wide trash pick up event. Volunteers will meet at Town Square 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!

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National Day of Prayer

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Linear Park Covered Basketball Pavilion
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Residents and religious organizations of Powder Springs will gather together to celebrate and exercise one of their most precious freedoms – the right to gather, worship, and pray to God. Join us as recognize this special day and pray for our country and community.

Shredding Event

Date: Fall of 2018
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Powder Springs Police Department
Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Shred all your unwanted papers and documents safely and securely! Gather all your OLD receipts, records, taxes, letters, bills, invoices and bring them down to the Police Station. No binder clips, staples or paper clips, please! The Keep Powder Springs Beautiful Board is sponsoring this recycling event. 

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