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!
2018 Powder Springs Bridal Expo Presented by the Arts and Cultural Affairs Commission
Date: February 25 Time: 2:00-5:00pm Location: Ford Center Reception Hall and Vaughn Cultural Arts Center 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!
Date: April 14, 2018 Time: 7:00am Location: Downtown Powder Springs
We are excited to welcome back for a second year the Spring Chicken Run! This is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier and is held in Downtown Powder Springs along the Lucille Trail and a portion of the Silver Comet Trail. This event is hosted by Sweetwater Mission.
Date: May 3, 2018 Time: TBD Location: TBD 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.
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!
Date: July 4th Time: 7:00-10:00pm Location: Downtown Powder Springs Cost: Free and Open to the Public;
Downtown Powder Springs is the place to be on July 4th! The fun begins at 7 p.m. with a performance by The Glow Band! The festivities will end with a spectacular fireworks display presented by Croy Engineering! This event is free and open to the public. Games, inflatables, vendors, and food will also be available throughout the celebration.
National Night Out hosted by Powder Springs Police Department
Date: TBA Time: TBA Location: Town Square
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!
"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!