The Heat is On with End-of-Summer Events in Peachtree City!
Kids are back in school. Is August the month that summer ends? Not in our golf cart. Summer isn’t over here in Peachtree City! Your “Locals’ Summer” begins in lots of ways:
Save the date for our city’s fabulous Night Market series, next on Friday, August 19 at 5:00 pm. Night Market is an evening event created primarily for those 18 and over. And just announced, the beer garden cover charge is gone! Inspired by vibrant outdoor markets popular throughout Europe and Asia, night markets offer live music, local street foods, arts and crafts and fun after the sun. Local vendors including Enzo, The Curious Pig, TapTruck, Ace Beer Growlers and many others will be onsite. Check out the full lineup here.
Drake Field has been our gathering spot for passive recreation and organically produced events and festivals since Peachtree City was founded mid-20th century. Peachtree City Recreation and Special Events Department presents the final monthly summer concert in their Sunset Sounds series on August 26 — with headlining band to be announced. The Curious Pig Gastropub and Line Creek Brewing Co. will be onsite.
Thinking of Back to School, do you find yourself needing new clothes for work, play and recreation? Gifts for fall weddings and a head start on the holiday season? Point your golf cart toward five distinct villages located throughout the city, each supported by a retail center offering locally owned boutiques and national brands.
Boutique and Café
is described as the go-to retail therapist and savory café. It’s a place where carrot cake and coffee sweeten the experience of trying on organic trends for all people, even the littlest babies.
Summer evenings at the Fred … we love our open-sky Frederick C. Brown Amphitheater. Check out Pop 2000, hosted by Chris Kirkpatrick of *NSYNC, featuring performances by platinum-selling POP2K artists Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, David Cook, and LFO (Aug. 20); and Marc Martel - The Ultimate Queen Celebration (Aug. 27). Pub-style food is available, including pizza, chicken tenders, burgers, fries, cheddar nachos and popcorn and pretzels — plus cocktails, wine and beer, and sodas.
Consider a hydrating masque and gentle massage — an important self-care session that helps you maintain physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. At Plumyumi Day Spa, their vision is to provide a peaceful environment for rejuvenation while making each guest feel calm and cared for.
Mucklow’s Fine Jewelry for more than a generation has showcased the fine pieces of skilled artisans using sparkling gems, limited-edition designs, and the spectrum of gold to platinum, along with jewelry repair. Recently a new owner was selected by Mr. Mucklow, ensuring that the attention to detail and client satisfaction will always be paramount in the Mucklow experience.
When the founder of Partners II Pizza moved to Peachtree City, there wasn’t much variety in dining at the time, so in 1977 Partners II Pizza opened. In the decades since, they have expanded locations and the original Peachtree City experience. You’re going hyper-local here with handcrafted flavor.
Save the date for these events in September:
Another outdoor event that brings us together is the annual Labor Day 5K at The Avenue on Monday, September 5. All ages are welcome and furry family, too! Whether you run, walk, roll, or stroll the route is a combination of cart path and street, beginning and ending at The Avenue. Your participation generates proceeds to benefit Midwest Food Bank in Georgia.
Shakerag Festival (Sep. 17-18) takes place in the pines of Shakerag Knoll off McIntosh Trail. You want to be here because this juried festival of more than 100 artists and artisans is inspiring and it’s a great way to buy handmade and styled gifts for the holidays. Food and entertainment and a children’s area add to the cultural experiences. Free admission and parking.
Get your 15 mph on and travel the cart paths on September 24 to join the fun at the Rotary Club of Peachtree City Dragon Boat Festival on Drake Field. Discover the food, fun and entertainment and view the racing teams on the water. Dragon boat racing is all-inclusive and accessible for all abilities. It’s about camaraderie and promoting international peace.
While you’re on the calendar, check out more Peachtree City ideas for destinations to shop, dine, play and stay. Here’s to your Locals’ End-of-Summer still in full swing in Peachtree City!