Middle Georgia’s Biggest NYE Celebration

December 28, 2018

Spend your New Year’s Eve in downtown Perry, GA with ice skating, live music and more!  We will be kicking off The Perry Buzzard Drop at 6:00 p.m. with this year’s exciting addition, Ice Skating in Historic Downtown Perry! You will be able to skate on a synthetic ice skating rink with your family and friends during middle Georgia’s biggest community NYE celebration! Hours for ice skating are December 31st, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and January 1st, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold for $5 for children 10 & under and $7 for adults. Buy your tickets ahead of time at iceskateperryga.eventbrite.com.  You can also purchase them day of event. Live entertainment begins at 9:00 p.m. with Southside Station Band! We are excited to bring the #1 Zac Brown Cover Band to Perry! Southside Station Band is a group of multi-talented musicians playing acoustic guitar, lead guitar, bass, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, upright bass, harmonica and drums. They have a unique song list of legendary dance hits, rock, country, yacht rock and singer song writer hits. Just Tap’d, Bodega Brew, Chille Street Eats and Jason Bivons BBQ will be selling food and drink at the event. And don’t miss Bodega Brew’s waffles at midnight to conclude the celebration! No personal heaters or outside coolers are allowed at this event. A complimentary take-home shuttle will begin at 10:00 p.m  from downtown Perry to homes and destinations within Perry city limits .  Please make plans to arrive and leave safely. Thank you to all our sponsors! Without them we could not make this fantastic event happen, especially our Top Hat Sponsor, Bryant Engineering. Join us for New Year’s Eve as we ring in the 2019, together! This will be an event you do not want to miss! If you have any questions or need more information, please contact our Special Events Coordinator at haley.myers@perry-ga.gov or 478-508-6326.

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Ice Skating in Perry!

December 12, 2018

This year’s annual Perry Buzzard Drop will include a synthetic ICE SKATING RINK!  Join us beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 31st and Ice skate Historic Downtown Perry for the first time ever with your family and friends! Hours and prices are listed below! All participants will be required to sign a waiver before ice skating. Dec. 31st – 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Jan. 1st – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. $5 for Children 10 & under $7 for adults You can purchase tickets ahead of time on Eventbrite:  https://iceskateperryga.eventbrite.com. Tickets will be sold day of the event as well.

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Holiday on Carroll cancelled

December 7, 2018

Holiday on Carroll cancelled Due to the unfortunate weather forecast for this weekend, Holiday on Carroll this Saturday, Dec. 8 is cancelled. Outdoor activities will not be possible due to the rain and colder weather we are expecting.However, some of our shops will still be hosting fun activities during their normal business hours. Spend your rainy day visiting and shopping downtown Perry at your leisure! If you have questions or need more information please contact our Special Events Coordinator, Haley Myers at 478-508-6326 or haley.myers@perry-ga.gov. 

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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! 🎉 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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Closing Ceremony for Public Art Exhibit

October 29, 2018

Please join us for the closing ceremony of our current Public Arts Exhibit at the Perry Arts Center, “Coming To America: The Immigrant Experience”.  It will be Thursday, Nov. 1 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The artist and a member of the National Archives will present their work one last time to the public. Light appetizers and drinks will be available.    

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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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