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Lego Day

Lego Day at the Library

Don't miss lego fun at the Monroe-Walton County Library!   Legos will be available for creative play all day from 11:00-6:00.  What will you create.......

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Bbq Festival

Walton County BBQ Festival

Bring the family for food, music and fun as the Walton EMC Walton County BBQ Festival returns to Criswell Park on March 11, 2017. Several competition teams will vend BBQ all day, and there will be a full-day line-up of entertainment, craft and food vendors, children's area featuring super-sized inflatables, spider jump and more. Sample the...

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Monroe Country Day School 5k

Looking for a great race for a great cause?  Join us for the Monroe Country Day School's inaugural 5k and fun run!  Click HERE for more information register online at active.com.  To learn more about Monroe Country Day School, visit their website , view their latest you tube video, or schedule a tour.   

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Memories in Monroe Classic Car Show

On your mark, get set, SHOW.....It’s time for the 12th Annual Classic Car Show!  Join us  on Saturday, March 19th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for this award winning event.  This classic car show is held every year in historic downtown Monroe with participants coming from all over the state of Georgia. All Cars participating in the...

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Rock For Relay

Rock for Relay

Join the Clearview Cancer Crushers for an evening of music and fun in Downtown to benefit Relay for Life!  This event takes place on March 30 from 7:00-10:00 pm and features a showcase of local music talent including Funky Bluester!  Admission is $10 to enjoy the show or $20 to enjoy drinks and the show.  In addition to great...

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Cancer Crushers 5K

Walton County Government Cancer Crushers are raising money for their relay for life team. The run/walk takes place through the historic parts of Monroe. Help the team raise money to try to find a cure for this horrible disease that takes too many lives and hurts so many people! $25 race fee before March 15th and $30 after. Registration starts at...

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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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Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday is back!!  Join us on Friday, April 21st 11:00 am - 2:00 pm for lunch on the mill lawn or dinner and music on the lawn from 6:30-9:30 pm.  Proceeds will benefit Team Up Mentoring. More details on participating trucks coming soon!

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Fit 4 Life 5K

Join CrossFit Monroe in supporting Hands of Hope in the 2nd 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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It Takes a Village 5k

Calling all runners and walkers......Join us for  the It Takes A Village 5k.  This event is a fundraiser supporting Cali, a young lady battling breast cancer.  To learn more about Cali and to follow her journey, click HERE.  

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Taste of the Market Farm to Table Dinner

We are excited to announce the first annual Farm to Table Dinner Experience!   Gift Certificates are available now for purchase.  Stop by the the Monroe Visitors Center, or email lwalker@monroega.gov.  

Are you interested in being a part of this event?  Click HERE for SPONSORSHIP information.  

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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.

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 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