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Parrot Productions

Parrot Productions @ the Library

The parrots are returning to the Library!  With over 30 years of experience, Parrot Productions provides parrot filled fun to folks of all ages!  FREE admission.  Show begins at 11:00 am.  You can visit their website to meet the birds and learn more about these amazing creatures.

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Independence Day Celebration

Join us for an Independence Day Celebration, beginning at 6 pm, at the McDaniel Tichenor House!  Bring your family along with a  picnic, tables, and chairs for an evening of fun.  Sponsored by: Walton County Music Guild, On Stage and Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts.

Performances by
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Music Guild Chorus
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First Friday Concert Series - July

This is a reschedule from our May concert.  

Join us as we welcome The Jake Bartley Band back to downtown Monroe!  Music begins at 7 pm. VIP tables are available for $150/table (seating for 8), space is limited. General admission to the concert is free, just be sure to bring your own lawn chair (no tables please) if you don't...

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James and the Giant Peach Skit at the Library

Don't miss OnStage Walton's special presentation of "James and the Giant Peach"!  Show begins at 1:00 pm

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Ken Scott Show

Magic Show at the Library

Get ready for magical fun at the Monroe-Walton County Library! Ken Scott has over 20 years of experience, performing over 350 shows a year. He has entertained over a million people with his unique cutting edge programs. Ken is a THREE time winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the year award. Free admission. 2:00 pm.

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Cooking Camp

Cooking Camp at Monroe Country Day School 7/17-7/21

Come cook with us! The Monroe Country Day School is hosting a cooking camp this summer! The camp will be from July 17 to July 21. It will be divided into two segments: 1st - 3rd grade from 9am-12:30pm; 4th & up from 1pm-5pm.
Campers will learn basic cooking and safety skills, multitasking/time management skills. They will prepare Crock pot...

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Quite A Catch

Quite a Catch Juggling Show at the Library

Ron Anglin does an amazing job mixing key science concepts, incredible demonstrations, and a great sense of humor. You will laugh, be amazed, but most of all, you will learn tremendously! It's a show you don't want to miss! Admission is FREE. Show begins at 2:00 pm.

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End of Summer Party @ the Library

Join us as we celebrate the end of summer at the Monroe-Walton Co. Library.  The annual foam party with pizza is the perfect end of summer treat!  Free admission.  11:00 am.

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Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday is back!!  Join us on Friday, July 28 11:00 am - 2:00 pm for lunch on the mill lawn or dinner, music & Movies at the Mill on the lawn from 6:30-10:30 pm.  Proceeds will benefit Team Up Mentoring

Food Truck Line Up Coming Soon!

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Movies at the Mill

One of the best nights of the year is back! Join us for food, fun and Trolls on the lawn of the Monroe Cotton Mills. Proceeds from the event benefit Team Up Mentoring. 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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First Friday Concert Series - August

Don't miss The Tams return to Downtown!  VIP tables are available for $150/table (seating for 8), space is limited. General admission to the concert is free, just be sure to bring your own lawn chair if you don't reserve a table! Email or call (770) 267-5331 if you have questions.

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First Friday Concert - Swingin’ Medallions

Join us for the close of the 2017 season, as we welcome back the Swingin' Medallions!  VIP tables are available for $150/table (seating for 8), space is limited. General admission to the concert is free, just be sure to bring your own lawn chair if you don't reserve a table! Email or call (770) 267-5331 if you have questions.

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Hometown Teams Smithsonian Exhibit

Have you heard?  The Smithsonian is coming to Monroe!!  Join as we celebrate "Hometown Teams, how sports shaped America" at the Monroe Museum September 16th through October 28th.  This exhibit has been made possible in Georgia by Georgia Humanities in partnership with the University of West Georgia.  Hometown Teams  is a...

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Paws in the Park

Now accepting sponsors.  Click HERE for details.

Bring your family and furry friend to Childers Park (next to the Monroe-Walton Library on Spring Street) Saturday,October 14th for our 4th Paws in the Park event!  The morning will  begin with a 5k run and 2k dog walk followed by our Fall Fest in Downtown Monroe.  Come support...

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Fall Fest

The leaves are changing.... the air is cooler.....Fall is in the air!  Downtown Monroe wants to make sure you enjoy the season at our annual Fall Fest!  Families can come to enjoy the sites, sounds, food and activities of Downtown Monroe. Don't miss our annual Children's Costume Contest! Register between 10am-1pm.  The...

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Light Up the Night

Join us for the first evening of lights in our beautiful downtown!  Come walk the lit, tree-line streets of our downtown and get ready for fall and winter seasons.  Enjoy live music from  while visiting our downtown businesses to view art work from local artists.  

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Candlelight Shopping-Thursdays through December 21st

Join us each Thursday in November and December for Candlelight Shopping in Downtown Monroe!  Stroll the tree lit streets of our beautiful downtown and enjoy shopping and dining with your favorite merchants.  Businesses will be open until 8:00 pm for you to shop local for your Christmas gifts.  Activities are planned, so stay tuned...

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Christmas Parade

Tree lit streets.  Bands playing Christmas carols.  Children anxiously awaiting a glimpse of Santa.  There is nothing like the beauty and magic of Christmas in Downtown Monroe.  Join us at 6:30 pm for our 64th Annual Christmas Parade.   

Parade theme and details coming soon.  

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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. 

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!

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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