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First Chapter Club Puppet Story Time at the Library

Join us at the Library for puppet story time featuring chapter books for elementary age children! Story begins at 11:00. FREE admission. Everyone welcome!  Click HERE for a full calendar of Library summer events.

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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 2:00 pm.  You can visit their website to meet the birds and learn more about these amazing creatures.

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Craft Day

Craft Day at the Library 7/3

Join us for Craft Day at the downtown library. Come create an awesome craft, free of charge! Fun begins at 11:00 am. Click HERE for a full calendar of Library summer events.

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July 4th Bicentennial Freedom Celebration

Celebrate Walton's Bicentennial and freedom in the City of Monroe with local vendors, food, live music, children's activities and an amazing fireworks display. You will not want to miss this family-friendly celebration! 

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Community Vendor

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First Friday Concert Series - July 6th

This is a reschedule from June 1st.  

Join us as we welcome back The Jake Bartley Band!  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 reserve a table! Email or call (770) 267-5331...

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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. 11:00 am.

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Puppet Story

Puppet Story Time at the Library 7/14

Join us at the Library for puppet story time! Story begins at 11:00. FREE admission. Click HERE for a full calendar of Library summer events.

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Onstage Skit & Workshop at the Library

Join us at the Library for OnStage "Into the Woods" skit and workshop.  Fun begins at 2:00 pm.  FREE admission.  

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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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Puppet Story Time at the Library 7/21

Join us at the Library for puppet story time! Story begins at 11:00. FREE admission. Click HERE for a full calendar of Library summer events.

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Movie At Mill

Movies at the Mill

One of the best nights of the year is back! Join us for food, fun and Despicable Me 3 on the big screen on the lawn of the Monroe Cotton Mills. Proceeds from the event benefit The Walton County Boys & Girls Club. Click HERE for sponsor information. 

6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Movie starts promptly at Sunset!
Live Music
Food Trucks

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Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday is back!!  Join us on Friday, July 27th 11:00 am - 2:00 pm for lunch and 6:30 - 9:30 for dinner on the lawn of the Monroe Cotton Mills and MOVIES AT THE MILL featuring Despicable Me 3.   Proceeds will benefit The Walton County Boys & Girls Club. ADMISSION IS FREE to the event. SPONSOR INFORMATION

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Puppet Story

First Chapter Club Puppet Story Time at the Library

Join us at the Library for puppet story time featuring chapter books for elementary age children! Story begins at 11:00. FREE admission. Everyone welcome!  Click HERE for a full calendar of Library summer events.

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First Friday Concert Series - August 3rd

This month we welcome Evan Taylor Jones to Downtown Monroe!  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 reserve a table! Email or call (770) 266-5331 if you have questions.  Beer...

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First Friday Concert - Sept. 7th

Join us for the close of the 2018 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 (no tables please) if you don't reserve a table! Email or call (770) 266-5334 if you have...

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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. Guests 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, and artisan 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. Admission to the concerts is free and open to all ages. People from all over Walton County and surrounding areas come to enjoy music, food and good times near 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 rides for children. Others can walk around and enjoy the change of weather, visit our local downtown shops, dine in our restaurants, and enjoy live music and 

LightUpTheNight-logoLight Up the Night

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 taking care of seasonal 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