Aug. 28, 2019
As summer winds down, Labor Day weekend offers a great opportunity to celebrate the end of summer with friends and family around Johns Creek. We have gathered some of our favorite events for you to explore around town.
Freedom Bowl - Milton
The Freedom Bowl will be played at Milton High School this weekend. The event features 12 varsity high school football teams from Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and Ohio. There will be six games, with one on Thursday night, two on Friday night and three on Saturday. The mission of the Freedom Bowl is to educate student athletes, coaches and communities on what a true hero looks like to inspire those to support the ones who protect our great country. Admission is $15 and parking is $5. For more information, click here.
Block Party on Main Baha Men Concert - Downtown Duluth
Wind down the dog days of summer and bring your four legged friend with a free concert from the Baha Men in Downtown Duluth on Friday, August 30. Food trucks will have food available for purchase and the entire Downtown Duluth area is an “open zone” which means you can bring your own coolers and beverages as well. There will also be many of pet vendors for your pooch. The concert starts at 8:00 pm in addition to live music in Parsons Alley starting at 6:00 pm leading up to the concert. For more information, click here.
Dragon Con 2019 - Downtown Atlanta
Held annually in Downtown Atlanta for more than 30 years, Dragon Con is the largest multi-media pop culture convention on science fiction, fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film. It’s truly a phenomenon and offers a fun time for your whole family. Perhaps the most fun part of Dragon Con is the Dragon Con parade on Peachtree Street, which offers an opportunity to see costumed characters line up and march the streets of Atlanta. The parade will be held on Saturday, August 31 at 10:00 am and more information can be found here.
Labor Day Donut Dash - Cumming Forsyth County
The Labor Day Donut Dash will be held on the Big Creek Greenway in Cumming in Forsyth County and start at the Fowler Park track. Runners can register in store at North GA Running Company at 5456 Bethelview Rd, Suite 102, Cumming, GA 30040 or online here. The race offers a half marathon starting at 7:30 am, a 5K starting at 7:45 am and a Munchkin Run for kids starting at 9:00 am. Costs vary per race and proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Forsyth. More information can be found here.