Georgia Cities Week returns to Fayetteville on Saturday, April 20, with 10 events planned over eight days.
The fun starts early that Saturday with the annual Run the Ridge 5K race on the west side of the city at The Ridge Nature Area, and then the fun moves downtown for Easterpalooza on the lawn of the Old Fayette County Courthouse. Georgia Cities Week concludes on Saturday afternoon, April 27, with the third-annual Church Street Park Festival. Throughout the week, participants will enjoy special events planned and run by City of Fayetteville employees to highlight and encourage community engagement.
Georgia Cities Week is an invention of the Georgia Municipal Association, and its purpose is to highlight the ways municipalities improve quality of life for residents and for the wider community.
Following is a complete list of Fayetteville’s 2019 Georgia Cities Week events:
Saturday, April 20 – Run the Ridge 5K, 8 a.m. at The Ridge Nature Area; Easterpalooza, 3-6 p.m. at the Old Fayette County Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville.
Sunday, April 21 – Easter Sunrise Service, 6:45 a.m. at the Old Fayette County Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville.
Monday, April 22 – “#FayettevilleBusinessBesties” photo contest, all day around Fayetteville. Post a Facebook picture of yourself at your favorite Fayetteville business, and be sure to tag the City of Fayetteville, Georgia (@fayettevillega.gov and #FayettevilleBusinessBesties), and we will draw winners at random to win fun prizes.
Tuesday, April 23 – Public Safety Day, details to be released soon.
Wednesday, April 24 – Shred & Recycle Day, 9 a.m. to noon at Fayetteville City Hall. Bring up to 10 boxes of paper to shred, and bring your old electronics to recycle, but do not bring televisions, as they will not be accepted.
Thursday, April 25 – Customer Appreciation Day at Fayetteville City Hall, details to be announced soon.
Friday, April 26 – Employee Appreciation Day at Fayetteville City Hall; Friday Night LIVE, 6-10 p.m., at the Old Fayette County Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville.
Visit fayetteville-ga.gov/calendar for up-to-date details on all of these Georgia Cities Week activities. Call Deputy City Clerk Valerie Glass at 770-719-4144 with any questions.