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Food Truck Friday

On Friday, May 22nd, the Monroe Cotton Mills will bring back Food Truck Friday for lunch AND dinner!  Five of Atlanta’s finest food trucks will be parked on the front lawn of the mill and picnic tables will be set up for you to enjoy dining with family and friends.  Not only will there be some amazing food, but we'll have corn hole,...

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Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Come help us give the gift of life.  

Blood Drive

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Run for Kids-Walton Co. Boys & Girls Club

Lace up your running shoes and come run for a cause! The Walton County Boys & Girls Club is hosting its 7th Annual Run for Kids 5K on May 23, 2015. See you at the finish line!!! Registration begins at 6:30 am. Run begins at 8:00 am. $20 before May 15th. $15 Day of.

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Monroe Farmers Market

Located on Court Street in Downtown Monroe.

The market is operated and comprised by its membership of farmers, growers, artisans and vendors. Our goal is to 1) provide local growers an outlet to showcase and market products; 2) publicize the importance of locally grown products; 3) provide opportunities for presentations and demonstrations...

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Extra Special People's Jump, Fly Festival

The Jump, Fly Festival is a day-long event that raises funds for ESP summer camp. It begins at 10am on May 30th, 2015 and runs until 6pm. Our jumpers spend the months leading up to the festival raising a minimum of $600. Then at the completion of their fundraising, they celebrate with skydiving. We bring together food, fun, and entertainment to...

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Rest Haven Cemetery

Historic Rest Haven Cemetery Tour

Join the Walton County Historical Society for a tour of the Historic Rest Haven Cemetery on Saturday, May 30th at 10 am. The tour will be given by Mr. Al Stephens, Trustee. Mr. Stephens is quite experienced as a docent as he volunteers at the Historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia. Please join the Society on a walk in history as they...

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First Friday Concert Series - The Kinchafoonee Cowboys


VIP tables are available for $150/table (seating for 8), space is limited. Reserve your table online now: 

 (Please indicate which concert in the description)

General admission to the...

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Monroe Art Guild Garden & Art Tour

Join us on Saturday, June 6th, for a Garden and Art Tour. Tickets are available for purchase at the Monroe Art Guild at 205 S Broad Street. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 day of Tour. 

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Document Destruction Day

Our annual DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION DAY is coming up Saturday, June 6!
Join us in the Carmichael Drug Parking lot from 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
In partnership with The Lindsay Group, Keep Walton Beautiful, Pinnacle Bank, Caruthers Mill & BB&T.

This event is for citizens only (no businesses), with a limit of 2 bankers box size file per vehicle....

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Harris Homestead

Heritage Day...Visions of the Past

The William Harris Homestead Foundation will be highlighting 18th and 19th century North Georgia living , the Native American culture with interpreters from the Creek and Cherokee nations, we will showcase farming practices of the 1800’s with hands-on demonstrations. Plans to commemorate the Civil War will include a reenactment of 1864...

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Princess Camp

McDaniel Tichenor House Summer Camps

Princess Camp*
An excellent opportunity for your child to have fun and learn the history of the McDaniel-Tichenor House. This camp is for girls ages 4 to 7. Monday thru Thursday, June15-18, 2015 from 1:00-4:00pm. Activities will include crafts, outdoor games, food fun, story time and discussion. Snacks will be provided. Cost is $100.00 per...

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Movie At Mill

Movies at the Mill

Movies at the Mill - more details coming soon!

6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Movie starts promptly at Sunset!
Live Music
Food Trucks
Jumpies and Activities for the Kids

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Winter Fest

Winter Fest features a Snow Tubing Slide, Snow Play Area, Penguin Scavenger Hunt around downtown, hot chocolate and marshmallow roasting. Winter Fest is a time to come out of hibernation, and enjoy wintertime outdoors!

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Memories in Monroe Classic Car Show

Memories in Monroe Classic Car Show is an event is held every year in historic downtown Monroe with participants coming from all over the state of Georgia. All Cars participating in the show will be set up on Court Street, Midland Avenue, and Washington Street near the Historic Walton County Courthouse. Contestants and guests enjoy a special appearance by Sam Memmolo, host of Two Guys Garage on the Speed Channel and the popular radio show Sam’s Garage. Guests also enjoy classic rock and roll music by Cruzin to the Oldies DJ Tommy Landrum. No need to worry about packing a lunch, downtown restaurants are on hand at the food court serving both breakfast and lunch.

2 Super SummerThe Super Summer Kids Activity Fair

The Super Summer Kids Activity Fair is a great springtime opportunity for local businesses, churches and other organizations to come and advertise their summer activities for children. Super Summer is held in conjunction with the opening day of our Farmers Market. 

Farmers MarketThe Monroe Farmers Market

The Monroe Farmers Market is an initiative to encourage citizens to buy fresh, locally grown produce and goods.  The market is operated and comprised by its membership of farmers, growers, artisans and vendors. Our goal is to 1) provide local growers an outlet to showcase and market products; 2) publicize the importance of locally grown products; 3) provide opportunities for presentations and demonstrations related to agriculture, gardening, food safety and preparation; and 4) allow citizens of Monroe and the surrounding area the opportunity to buy healthy, locally grown products to enhance their quality of lifestyle.  Come out and join us each Saturday during the growing season to enjoy some family friendly activities along with shopping your local farmers market!


First Friday Concert Series

The Summer Concert Series occurs on the First Friday evening of every month from May to September.  There are 6 summer concerts in all. On each of our concert evenings, spectators can come and enjoy the sounds of bands from the likes of Kinchafoonee Cowboys to the Swinging Medallions. There are VIP tables available for our sponsors and for purchase by the general public. There is also plenty of seating on the lawn and on Broad Street, which is closed to traffic for the event. Admission to the concerts if free and is open to all ages. People from all over Walton County and surrounding areas come to enjoy music, food and good times on the Historic Courthouse Lawn.

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Fall Fest

Fall Fest is the official kick off for the Fall Season in Downtown Monroe. Families can come and enjoy a day full of activities, costume contest, games and pony rides for children. Others can walk around and enjoy the change of weather, visiting our local downtown shops, dining in our restaurants, or enjoying live music and entertainment.

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Light Up the Night is an annual event to celebrate the lighting of the trees throughout Downtown Monroe. Businesses stay open late, restaurants are open for dining, local entertainers can be found stationed around the downtown area, and local art is on display as well. This is a great time to get in the mood for the upcoming Holiday season.

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Candlelight Shopping

Candlelight Shopping is a time for shoppers to come and fill their Holiday lists by supporting our local downtown merchants and enjoying later store hours, live music, and appearances by Santa Clause. You’ll find yourself ready for the Holiday season and enjoying your shopping while spending time with us on Thursday evenings.

ParadelogoThe Christmas Parade

The Christmas Parade is a long standing tradition of Downtown Monroe, and no holiday season is complete without it. Parade participants light up Broad Street with classic cars, horses, children’s groups, business floats, marching bands, performing arts groups, and many other things that showcase the vitality of our community! Purchase last year's DVD here