Food Truck Friday

May 9, 2019

The City of Perry is excited for our 2nd Food Truck Friday on May 10th! Grab your family and friends and meet us in Downtown Perry! We are expanding the event footprint and DOUBLING the FUN! We will have DOUBLE the food trucks to better serve you! Come out and try something new! An expanded FREE “Kids Zone” will be available with bounce houses and a slide from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and face-painting from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.! Live music by The Delta Moan starts at 7:00 p.m.! Leashed dogs are allowed at this event. No outside coolers or alcohol allowed. Bag chairs are allowed and strongly encouraged! JOIN US in Perry for your best Food Truck Friday ever!  

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May Day Festival and Soap Box Derby

April 11, 2019

The City of Perry and the Perry Public Arts Commission are hosting an outdoor art festival on Saturday, May 18th, 2019, from 10AM – 4 pm. Join us in Historic Downtown Perry for our first ever Soap Box/Gravity Racer Derby, Live Art, food, drinks and live music! **The race will begin at 10AM on Washington Street and the live art/entertainment will begin at 12PM right here in Historic Downtown Perry, GA!** ___________ To apply to be an artist for this event, please fill out the registration form at the link below: https://goo.gl/forms/9gbmPZAKAKULMArP2 To register for the soap box derby, please fill out the registration form at the link below: https://forms.gle/tsCyNRgkQ5CdrEKr8 DOWNHILL GRAVITY RACE/DERBY RULES: Three wheels minimum (must be sufficient quality to support race car and driver) Must have brakes sufficient to hold and stop race car Must have place to put feet in safe manor Cannot have any propulsion device other than gravity. (ie No springs, motors, launching devices, etc.) Steering system must be safe and functional Any building material can be used (wood, steel, plastic or any combination of materials) No Sharp objects in driver area Driver must wear a helmet while racing (Bike helmet at a minimum will suffice) – All cars will be inspected prior to racing and must pass inspection to participate/race – All contestants are required to sign a liability waiver in order to participate in this race – Any using of feet, hands or pushing of cart during race will be grounds for disqualification – Any construction or questions of these rules can be answered by calling Bob Taylor at (478) 988-2883.

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Food Truck Friday begins April 5

April 4, 2019

The City of Perry is excited to kick off our second year of the Food Truck Friday series!  Food trucks galore will be hitting the downtown streets of Perry this Friday evening, April 5th!  We will have an assortment of local, regional and Atlanta-based Food Trucks in attendance to serve all your hunger needs. The event is 6:00 pm -10:00 pm. Just Tap’d and Bodega Brew will be serving beer and wine. Live entertainment will begin at 7:00 pm! It is free admission. No outdoor coolers are allowed. Please bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy live entertainment on the Old Courthouse Lawn. Your dogs are invited too but make sure they are on a leash! There will be a Kids Zone which includes Face Painting, Bounce Houses, etc. If you have any questions, please contact our Special Events Coordinator, Anya Turpin, for more information at anya.turpin@perry-ga.gov.  

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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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