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Congressional Art Competition

Congressional Art Competition Celebration

Join the artists and their families as we celebrate the artistic talent of high school students from Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. Complete an art scavenger hunt in Downtown Monroe for the chance to win prizes from downtown businesses. Attend the ceremony as Congressman Jody Hice unveils the winning entry, presents awards &...

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Georgia Cities Week April 22-28

Join us in Celebrating Georgia Cities Week!  During the week of April 22-28 Monroe will join other cities across Georgia in Celebrating Georgia Cities Week.  This week has been set aside to recognize the many services city governments provide and their contribution to a better quality of life in Georgia.   Follow us on FACEBOOK...

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Farm to Table Dinner

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Farm to Table - A Farm to Table Dinner Experience

Enjoy delicious, locally-sourced food, live music and a silent auction in beautiful Downtown Monroe.

Silver Queen Chef, Wes Kent, will prepare seasonal ingredients primarily sourced from Walton County farmers and Monroe Farmers Market suppliers for a truly amazing...

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Fit 4 Life 5K

Join CrossFit Monroe in supporting Hands of Hope in the 3rd Annual Fit 4 Life 5K.  Proceeds from the race will benefit Hands Of Hope. HOH is a local non profit that provides services for individuals with special needs.  Their dream is to convert Hammond Park into an integrated playground for everyone to play, catering to those with...

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Alive After 5

Join us for an evening of shopping and dining at your favorite downtown business the first Thursday of each month April through October!  Alive After 5 gives you the opportunity to support your local businesses after traditional hours.  Shop the latest inventory, enjoy open mic night at The Cotton Cafe, Trivia Night at Amici, or dinner...

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First Friday Concert Series - May 4th

Join us as we kick off the 2018 season with The Pizazz Band! From top 40 hits and oldies to R & B, Mowtown, and Country, The Pizazz Band has something for everyone! 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...

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Monroe Farmers Market Opening Day Kids Fest & Spring Fling

Join us Downtown for the opening of the Monroe Farmers Market for the 2018 season!  Fresh produce, baked good, artisan crafts, live music and more will greet you as you stroll down Court Street.  Welcome back your favorite market vendors and be sure to meet our amazing new additions.  This market season will be better than...

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Monroe Farmers Market

The market is operated and comprised by its membership of farmers, growers, and artisans. 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...

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First Friday Concert Series - 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 if you have questions. 

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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.

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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. 

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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 

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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 taking care of seasonal shopping while spending time with us on Thursday evenings.

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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