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Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Don't miss this Easter tradition in Monroe!

Sponsored by Monroe Junior Service League, the annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at the McDaniel Tichenor House is an Easter favorite.  Free hot dogs, drinks, chips and cookies provided.  Be sure to bring your flashligt for the Easter Egg hunt that begins at 7:45 pm.  Ages 1-12 welcome.

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Making Cancer History 5K

Walton County Government Cancer Crushers are raising money for their relay for life team. The walk takes place through the historic parts of Monroe. Please go to Active.com and register for the walk, run, wog stroll whatever you do. Help the team raise money to try to find a cure for this horrible disease that takes too many lives and hurts so...

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Dog-Gone Easter Bone Hunt

Bring you favorite furry friend and join us for the Monroe Animal Care Hospital's 1st Dog-Gone Easter Bone Hunt in Childers Park!  This is a fundraiser for our Dog Park in Childers Park!  Please help spread the word and join us for this fun event!  Kids event begins at 11:00 am followed by the Dog Event at noon.  Pictures...

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Tea at Mrs. Tichenor's

In keeping with our English tradition, this afternoon high tea for ladies offers a menu of dainty sandwiches, scones with jam and butter, cakes, and cookies all served with a variety of hot teas. Join your friends and the opportunity to meet new friends while enjoying a relaxing cup of hot tea. Each table is uniquely decorated by our community...

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Antiques Capital of Georgia Festival 4/17-4/19

Have you visited the Antiques Capital of Georgia?  We invite you to join us for our Fist Annual Antiques Capital of Georgia Festival April 17-19.  More information coming soon.....

Interested in becoming a vendor?  Download the Vendor Application HERE!

Sponsorship opportunities available!

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Monroe Junior Service League's 10K & 5K

Register now for the annual Monroe Junior Service League's annual 10K, 5K, and fun run.  5K begins at 8 am, Fun Run begins at 8:45 am, and 10K begins at 9 am.  Click HERE for more information and to download the registration form.

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First Friday Concert Series - The Curtis Loew Project

7:00 P.M. on the HISTORIC COURTHOUSE LAWN

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

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Super Summer Kids Activity Fair

Visit the Historic Courthouse and Court Street to see our local businesses and organizations that will be promoting their Summer Activities for children. This is also the opening day of our Monroe Farmers Market! Stroll through downtown to visit our local businesses and see what all they have to offer with this spring season. 

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Food Truck Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

On Friday, May 22nd, the Monroe Cotton Mills will host its first Food Truck Friday for the lunch hour from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Four of Atlanta’s finest food trucks will be parked on the front lawn of the mill and picnic tables both indoors and out will be set up allowing folks to enjoy a nice lunch on the lawn or in the cool of the A/C from a...

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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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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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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!

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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.

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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