Bridal Showcase set for this Sunday!

Join the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau, this Sunday, February 18 from 2 – 5 PM at the Douglasville Conference Center to see the latest in bridal trends and ideas!

We will have a variety of experts on-hand to answer all your wedding questions and provide you with the information you need to plan your perfect day! Admission is free.

To secure your swag bag, pre-register by going to, eventbrite.com. Online registration will close February 12th at midnight.

Day of registration will be available.  For questions or more information call 678-449-3096.

 

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Behind the Veil Bridal Showcase – February 19th

We are just 10 DAYS away from this year’s Behind the Veil Bridal Showcase!

This year’s event will be held at the Douglasville Conference Center  in the heart of downtown Douglasville!

We would love for you to take this opportunity to explore not only the Douglasville Conference Center, but have face-to-face interaction with a variety of national and local businesses to assist with your wedding needs.

We will have a variety of experts on-hand to answer all your wedding questions and provide you with the information you need to plan your perfect day!

Admission is free and you can register at the event or online at DouglasvilleBehindtheVeilBridalShowcase.weebly.com. Online registration closes on Monday, February 13th. Day of Event registration, will be available at the door, however only brides that are pre-registered are guaranteed one of this year’s awesome swag bags!

For additional information and a sneak peek at the vendors & sponsors visit our Facebook Event page at www.facebook.com/behindtheveilbridalshowcase.

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8,000 Expected for Big Weekend in Douglasville!

Hot Rods on Main Car Show, Georgia Gravity Games STEM Fair and Georgia Gravity Games highlight fall events in Douglasville.

Each fall, Douglasville plays host to an exciting two-day lineup of family-fun events. A collection of events will take place this weekend including Hot Rods on Main Car Show and the Annual Georgia Gravity Games STEM Fair on October 21, followed by the Georgia Gravity Games on October 22.

The Georgia Gravity Games will highlight the weekend with a soapbox derby featuring 50 racers from local schools, business, public service groups, and non-profits. Enhanced with Google flair and excitement, the downhill race adventure is an experience for all ages to enjoy.

It is anticipated that combined, the two-day weekend of events will attract more than 8,000 visitors to downtown Douglasville.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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Hot Rods on Main Car Show

Friday, October 21, 2016 | 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Church Street – Douglasville, GA 30134

Description: Revving with family-fun entertainment, Hot Rods on Main Car Show features a hot rods and motorcycles showcase, vendors, and music.

Organized By: Main Street Douglasville

Attendance: A group of people comprised of corporate sponsors, vendors, employees and their families, elected officials, general public, students and their families, car show participants, event staff and volunteers.

Admission: Free and open to the public to attend.

Info: 678-449-3102

 

Georgia Gravity Games STEM Fair

Friday, October 24, 2016 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Douglasville Conference Center

6700 Church Street– Douglasville, GA 30134

Description: The Georgia Gravity Games STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Fair will simultaneously take place with Hot Rods on Main festivities. The STEM fair, a pre-event opening for the Georgia Gravity Games, gives students the opportunity to display their cars and share how they applied STEM skills throughout construction.

Organized By: Douglasville Downtown Development Authority in partnership with Google

Attendance: A group of people comprised of Georgia Gravity Games participants, vendors, Googlers, employees and their families, elected officials, Georgia Tech representatives, general public, students and their families, teachers, principals, event staff, and volunteers.

Admission: Free and open to the public to attend.

Info: contact@gagravitygames.com |http://www.gagravitygames.com/ | 678-449-3028

 

Additional Weekend Events

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CAC Chili Cook-off

Saturday, October 22, 2014 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

O’Neal Plaza – 6695 Church Street – Douglasville, GA 30134

Organized By:  Cultural Arts Council

Info:  770-949-2787

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City of Douglasville Moonlight Run

37th Annual Douglasville Moonlight Run

**2016 USATF Georgia Distance Grand Prix Series**

 

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | First Race Starts at 7:30 p.m.

Douglasville Conference Center
6700 Church Street– Douglasville, GA 30134

Info:  http://www.dcroguerunners.com/annual-moonlight-run

 

 

National Travel & Tourism Week May 1-7, 2016

In the spirit of it being an election year, this year’s National Travel & Tourism Week theme is Travel ’16 and the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) encourages you to “Elect Douglasville as your next Destination!”

National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW) is America’s annual week long salute to travel and tourism. It was established by a congressional resolution in 1983. This week of events serves to champion the power of our industry. Travel and tourism professionals from across the nation work throughout the week to promote the impactful contributions their travel markets and organizations make to the U.S. economy.

In Celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week the Douglasville CVB & Welcome Center will be hosting an Open House, Friday, May 6, 2016 from 11AM – 3PM. We encourage everyone to come out and meet your local tourism professionals and see the information that is available at the Douglasville Welcome Center. We will also have light refreshments, giveaways & more! For additional information please contact the Douglasville CVB by calling 770-947-5920.

“If Tourism were to run for election, we know you would be happy to elect Douglasville, President!”

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America: Yesterday, Today & Forever – July 4th Festivities, Douglasville, GA

Join the City of Douglasville on Saturday, July 4, for our 4th of July Celebration. This year’s celebration and parade theme is “AMERICA: Yesterday, Today, and Forever.” This is a great family fun event! The annual parade starts at 10 a.m. and makes its way through Downtown Douglasville on Church Street. Afterwards, the public is invited to take part in a festival and barbecue sponsored by S.H.A.R.E House at Hunter Memorial Park. The day will conclude with fireworks sponsored by Gas South and GreyStone Power at dark. The best viewing sites include Arbor Place Mall and surrounding areas. Registration to enter a float into the parade is open now and ends Friday, July 3 at noon. For more information please view our website at http://www.douglasvillega.gov or call 770-920-3000.

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Fall Fun comes to Douglasville this weekend!

Looking for some fun this weekend? Downtown Douglasville will be packed with a variety of amazing things to see and do!

Among traditional favorites, a collection of new and improved events will debut this weekend including Hot Rods on Main and the Google STEM Fair on October 24, followed by the Georgia Gravity Games on October 25.

Douglasville will be home to the first Georgia Gravity Games hosted by Google–the world’s leader in Internet-related services and products. The Georgia Gravity Games will highlight the weekend with a soapbox derby featuring 21 racers from local schools, business, public service groups, and non-profits. Enhanced with Google flair and excitement, the downhill race adventure is sure to be an extraordinary experience for all ages to enjoy.

Read more or click to view a special video that highlights local students as they prepare their soapbox car to race at the Georgia Gravity Games.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 Hot Rods on Main

Friday, October 24, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

O’Neal Plaza and Church Street – Douglasville, GA 30134

770-947-5920 | http://visitdouglasville.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=163

Google STEM Fair

Friday, October 24, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Douglasville Conference Center

6700 Church Street – Douglasville, GA 30134

770-947-5920 | http://visitdouglasville.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=163

Georgia Gravity Games

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Church Street – Douglasville, GA 30134

770-947-5920 | http://www.gagravitygames.com/

Additional Weekend Events

CAC Chili Cook-off

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

City of Douglasville Moonlight Run

Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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Questions? Give us a call at 770.947.5920

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Visit Douglasville Photo Contest

The Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is sponsoring an exciting new photo contest that highlights the best of Douglasville and Douglas County. The contest is entry free and open to picture takers of all ages. Photographers can submit up to two original high-quality photos in the categories of nature and wildlife, festivals and events, family fun and adventure, agriculture, arts and culture, parks and recreation, buildings and landscapes, seasons, and downtown Douglasville. Photographs with people are permitted.

The Visit Douglasville Photo Contest is designed to showcase Douglasville and Douglas County at its best to entice interest and attract visitors to the area. Contest photos will be posted on the Visit Douglasville Facebook page each quarter for voting, and the top three pictures with the most likes will be the winners. Photographs must be submitted by the last day of each third month to be entered in the current quarter’s contest. The contest’s first quarter months are July, August, and September; second quarter includes October, November, and December; the third quarter consists of January, February, and March; and the fourth quarter includes the months of April, May, and June. The Douglasville CVB is currently accepting submissions for the first quarter, and will announce the first set of winners the second week in October.

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 First place winners will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card, second place winners will win a $25 Visa Gift Card, and third place winners will receive a $25 gift card to a downtown Douglasville business. Each month’s first place winning photo will be featured as Visit Douglasville’s Facebook cover photo, and will be used as an official Visit Douglasville postcard. Additionally, first place winning photos will appear on the Visit Douglasville website, and in the Douglasville CVB’s quarterly newsletter. All winning photographs for first, second, and third places will be showcased at a photography art walk during National Travel and Tourism Week in May 2015.

Submissions must be in color and may be sent to the Douglasville CVB by mail or e-mail. If mailed, prints should be saved to a CD-R (Compact Disc-Recordable) and sent to: Douglasville CVB, 6694 East Broad Street, Douglasville, GA 30134. E-mailed images may be forwarded to info@visitdouglasville.com. For either submission method, images must be high-resolution jpeg or tiff files no smaller than five megabytes. Each submission must be accompanied by a photo contest entry form and be the original work of the photographer.

Contest details, rules, and entry form are available online at http://www.visitdouglasville.com. For questions or more information, call 770-947-5920.

 

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 Questions? Give us a call at 770.947.5920

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Friday Night Flicks – Mr. Peabody & Sherman

Join the Summer Fun in Douglasville – August 1st, on O’Neal Plaza for Friday Night Flicks! Bring the whole family out to enjoy watching Mr. Peabody & Sherman! The movie will begin at dark, but come early! Starting at 7pm enjoy pre-movie entertainment, including concessions, music, games, dancing and more! So bring your lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy an evening of entertainment. For questions or more information, please call the Douglasville Welcome Center, 770.947.5920!

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