Event filled weekends ahead in Douglasville!

Saturday, October 20th there will be no shortage of activities and events in Douglasville! Kicking off the fun will be the Douglasville Police Departments Community Bicycle Ride beginning at 8 AM at the Public Safety Complex, 2083 Fairburn Road Douglasville, GA 30135.

PD Bike ride and fall festival

Following the Community Bicycle Ride make sure you stay for the Annual Fall Festival & Safety Expo, from 10 AM – 4 PM! There will be fun for the whole family, with food, crafts, games, k-9 demonstrations, and so much more!

PD Fall Festival

 

Over on O’Neal Plaza the 22nd Annual Chili Cook Off presented by the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville | Douglas County kicks off at 6 PM! Cookers from all over the area will have all kinds of tasty chili cooking for all to enjoy! Tickets are $1 each. Make sure to dress in your Halloween best as costume contests will be held for both children and adults, at the end of the night!

Chili Cook Off

 

Wrapping up the day will be the 39th Annual Moonlight Run presented by the Douglas County Rouge Runners! The City of Douglasville Moonlight Run is one of the largest after-dark 5K and one mile runs in the Southeast, with approximately 2,000 participants running through downtown Douglasville.

moonlight run

 

We hope that you will have an opportunity to take part in at least some of the exciting events and activities that are taking place October 20th! Also make sure to check out Hunters Harvest Fall Festival  & Arts and Craft Show next weekend, Saturday, October 27th  at Hunter Park, for 12 – 4 PM! The event is free to attend and open to the public. Wristbands for the play zone area are $5.00.

Hunters Harvest

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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

 

 

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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