Santa is making his Second Stop this season in Downtown Acworth, on Center Street – December 2.  Festivities begin at 5:30


The City of Acworth, along with their partner NorthStar Church is excited to host this year’s Santa’s Arrival! Santa arrives in Historic Downtown Acworth on Center Street on Friday, December 2, 2022. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Santa is scheduled to arrive at 6:30 p.m. There will be a host of live performances and activities until 8:30 p.m. to help Santa kickoff the holiday season. Don’t forget to visit Frana Brown Park, where you can peruse the beautiful Festival of Trees! Bring the entire family to hear Mayor Tommy Allegood read The Night Before Christmas and watch the lighting of the tree on the Plaza behind Henry’s. Enjoy pictures with Mr. Claus, eating candy canes with all his elves, and filling the streets with the holiday spirit. Pictures with Santa are free each year and begin at 6:45 p.m. Rumor has it that Santa will arrive down the chimney at Acworth City Hall. There will not be a photographer onsite, so please plan on bringing your camera to capture the special moment. For more information call the Parks and Recreation office at 770-917-1234.


Join Santa and Helping one Guy on Saturday, December 3 from 7:30 – 10:00 am at the Cowan Historic Mill, 4271 Southside Drive, Acworth. Come enjoy a delicious breakfast, courtesy of Chick-Fil-A and a chat with Santa. It is free to our community. Donations will be appreciated as this is our Christmas fundraiser for The Horizon League for Special Needs Children & Young Adults Acworth Parks and Recreation Dept. Pictures with Santa will be taken and sent to you by email on Monday. Children must be accompanied by parents.


MORE Christmas in Acworth

Santa will return  to the Depot in Historic Downtown Acworth for photos on Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Photos are free, but be sure to bring your own camera as there will not be a photographer on site.

Breakfast with the Grinch
The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department is excited to host Breakfast with the Grinch again at the Acworth Community Center on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Enjoy breakfast while the Grinch visits with each table for photo opportunities and to share Christmas wishes. After breakfast, the Grinch will join us as we create Grinch themed ornaments and crafts. Space is limited, must register each family member attending breakfast.

Acworth Christmas Golf Cart Parade
Coming Wednesday, December 14, 2022: Join Acworth for its second annual Christmas Golf Cart Parade! Participation is free, but registration is required to join the parade line-up. It’s time to bust out the garland, lights, and tinsel to make your golf cart as festive as it can get. The parade has fantastic downtown route zooming through neighborhoods to spread holiday cheer! Tell your friends and neighbors to line the streets. This year is an evening event and will begin at 6:00 p.m., so make sure to grab some solar powered string lights and make it merry!