Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Downtown Perry!

November 15, 2018

Spend your New Year’s Eve in downtown Perry, GA! We have a few exciting additions coming to this year’s annual celebration and event! More details will be coming soon, but be sure to mark your calendars now and make plans to attend the best NYE celebration right here in Middle Georgia! ūüéČ A lineup of events and the headlining band will be announced SOON! Stay tuned for details over the next few weeks!

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Save the Date for Holiday on Carroll

November 5, 2018

Holiday on Carroll is right around the corner! Join us in Downtown Historic Perry on Dec. 8th for an afternoon full of all your favorite Holiday traditions! Shop downtown Perry for all of this year’s gift needs! Visit with Santa on the old courthouse lawn while enjoying a firetruck ride around the square with our Perry Fire Department from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, and then stick around as Perry presents “The Polar Express” movie for everyone at sunset! Grab your blankets, Tacky Christmas Sweaters, and be sure to bundle up! Hot Chocolate, Cider, and other sweet treats will be available to purchase. We can’t wait to ring in the holiday season right here in downtown Perry.

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UGA vs FL Tailgate Party

October 22, 2018

Will you be yelling Sic ‘Em or will you be doing the Gator Chomp at this year’s FREE GA vs. FL tailgate and live game broadcast? Join us this Saturday, October 27th , at 1:00 p.m. for one of the biggest rivalries in the SEC as we all hunker down, together! Meet us between the hedges in Perry, GA at Heritage Park for game-day! This tailgate is BYOEverything. Grab your friends and family, pack up all of your tailgating necessities and watch the Georgia Bulldogs take on the Florida Gators that afternoon. There will be some food trucks on site but we encourage you to bring your own picnics and favorite tailgating spread and snacks. Outside alcohol for ages 21 and older is allowed. Please make sure to bring your own chairs and blankets as well. Folding tables, pop up tents, etc., are also allowed. Cornhole, inflatables for children, and the pre-game show will be available beginning at 1:00 p.m.! Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. Heritage Park is located at 2005 Sam Nunn Blvd, Perry, Ga 31069. Give a cheer for the Orange and Blue or Glory, Glory to old Georgia, but either way come enjoy some good ‘ole fashioned rivalry football right here in Perry, GA! For questions, please contact our Special Events Coordinator at haley.myers@perry-ga.gov.

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Sweets & Treats on Downtown Streets

October 15, 2018

Join us for our annual Sweets & Treats On Downtown Streets this year for Halloween! Trick-Or-Treat with the Downtown Perry Merchants from 4:00-6:00 pm in Downtown Historic Perry. Local businesses and organizations will be open with treats for the little ones (ages 12 and under). Come dressed in your costumes and shop till you drop while visiting Downtown Perry!  

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UGA vs FL Tailgate Party

October 12, 2018

Will you be yelling Sic ‘Em or will you be doing the Gator Chomp at this year’s FREE GA vs. FL tailgate and live game broadcast? Join us for one of the biggest rivalry’s in the SEC as we all hunker down, together! Meet us between the hedges in Perry, GA at Heritage Park for game-day!¬† It will be from 1:00 p.m- 6:30 p.m. The game will begin at 3:30PM. So give a cheer for the Orange and Blue or Glory, glory to old Georgia, but either way come enjoy some good ‘ole fashioned rivalry football right here in Perry! Outside food, drinks (alcohol included for ages 21+), and tailgating necessities are allowed!

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Oktoberfest details on contests, music and more!

October 4, 2018

Check out what will be going on during our first annual¬†Oktoberfest¬†this year right here in Historic Downtown Perry, Ga! Special thank you to¬†Stripling’s General Store,¬†Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, &¬†Bodega Brew¬†for contributing and sponsoring this exciting event for the entire community! Don’t forget! You can sign up for our yodeling and Stripling sausage eating contests here: https://goo.gl/forms/xyZ9j5QT0oRQNPmI3 Bodega Brew¬†will be hosting their very own¬†Bodega Brew Home Brew Contest!¬† Any questions, call Jodi Daley at 478-224-3499. And yes, there will be a FREE kids zone with bounce houses, face painting, and Root-beer Floats sold by¬†A Couple Of Jerks Soda Fountain Shop! The fun starts at 3:00 p.m., live music starts at 5:00 p.m.  

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Closing Ceremony for Coming to America- The Immigrant Experience

October 4, 2018

Come for a reception and creative conversation with artist Andrew Sabori and James McSweeney of the National Archives. See and hear from artist Andrew Sabori and James McSweeney of the National Archives the story behind the exhibit Coming to America: The Immigrant Experience which includes a reproduction of the lost murals of Ellis Island.  The exhibit also features a collection of 30 painted portraits of famous immigrants, photos from Ellis Island, and other documents.  Visitors interested in experiencing the exhibit on a deeper level and those interested in history and genealogy are invited to attend this FREE reception from 6:30 pm Р8:00 pm on Thursday, November 1st, at the Perry Arts Center, 1121 Macon Rd., Perry, GA 31069.  Drinks and light appetizers will be available.  For more info, visit bit.ly/perryCTAexhibit.

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Saturday Cinema

September 17, 2018

We’re watching The Lion King for our last Saturday Cinema of the summer! Pack your swimsuits and towels.¬† Join us at the Creekwood Park Splash Pad for some fun in the sun beginning at 7:00 p.m. and then find your spot on the lawn for the movie at sunset! Creekwood Park Splash Pad September 22nd, 2018 7:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m. (Movie begins at Sunset.) Outside chairs, blankets, food and drinks are allowed. Lolli-Pop of Warner Robins will be providing FREE popcorn to the community and serving/selling all of your other favorite movie snacks and essentials.

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Food Truck Friday

September 10, 2018

Our last¬†Food Truck Friday¬†is this Friday, Sept. 14th from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m! Prepare yourselves for the biggest and best one yet. The fun starts at 6:00 p.m. and live entertainment at 7:30 p.m with the Megan Brent Blues Band headlining! Help us celebrate the end of summer and the beginning of an eventful fall right here in historic downtown Perry.¬† We will have an assortment of locally owned and Atlanta Food Trucks. Just Tap’d and Bodega Brew will be serving beer and wine! A “Kids Zone”, with bounce houses and face-painting, will be available for children ages 4+ when accompanied by an adult. No outside coolers or alcohol allowed! Bag chairs are allowed and encouraged! (Sound and PA system/technician provided by Wesley Audio –http://wesleyaudio.com).

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