Father’s Day Cumming GA & Forsyth County {2017}

Father's Day Cumming GA

Father’s Day Cumming GA & Forsyth County {2017}

Father’s Day 2017 is coming up!  We’re working to compile a list of some fun activities & offers to take advantage of this weekend!  As always, activities, events, and offers may change without our knowledge.  We provide contact information and links so you may confirm information.

To all our Cumming Local Dads … we wish you a wonderful day!

We’ll continue to add to this list until Father’s Day so keep checking back!

(Listed in Date Order)

Father’s Day Storytime

Date: Saturday, June 17th at 11am
Barnes & Noble – at The Collection of Forsyth

Father’s Day at Lake Lanier Islands

Date: Saturday, June 17th (10am-11pm)
Lake Lanier Islands

  • Monsters of Mock band – In addition to the music acts on Sunset Stage, entertainment around Sunset Cove will include stilt walkers, jugglers, face/body painting, hula hoopers and metallic (non-permanent) tattoo artists. Click here for tickets

Bowling at Stars & Strikes Entertainment Center

Date: Sunday, June 19th (All DAY)
Stars and Strikes Entertainment Center

Spend Father’s Day at Medieval Times

Date: Monday, June 5th to Sunday, June 18th
Medieval Times – 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway Lawrenceville, GA 30043

  • Dad is FREE with a full priced adult ticket. Valid June 5th – 18th. Upgrade to get the Father’s Day package (additional $25). Package includes framed photo of Dad, “It’s Good to be King” can koozie, and 25oz glass stein with choice of draft beer or soda (non-alcoholic beverage will be served to minors). More information about purchasing tickets 
  • Click here to read a parent review

Father’s Day specials for dinner or dessert:

As I find more restaurant specials, I will add them!

Gift ideas:

  • The Boutique by No Longer Bound – 1790 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, 30041

Fathers Day No Longer Bound

They have many gifts for dad on sale! Click here for more details.

  •  Homemade Coupon Book for Dad (Thanks to Coupons are Great) -All you have to do is click here for the instructions and a free printout.
  • Gift Certificate from Skin Solutions – There are many types of relaxation packages to chose from. They have some great Father’s Day specials. Check them out by clicking here.
  • Men’s Jewelry and Engraving at Lance’s Jewelry – They have ideas for 5 different gifts. Read more on their blog by clicking here.
  • Find a unique gift for Dad at Gibson Co
  • Create a special gift for Dad at Pinspiration
  • 5 Meaningful Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Great article from Mark Merrill about what matters most to Dads.

And don’t forget to check out these past articles:

Father’s Day Activities Outside of Forsyth County

For a round-up of activities in Atlanta, click here. Many locations like the Atlanta Zoo, GA Aquarium, College Football Hall of Fame, and more are offering Dad’s ticket for free or half price.

Concerts at The Collection {2017}

Concerts at The Collection 2017 

Did you hear? The Collection at Forsyth is hosting it’s 6th annual summer concert series!  It’s the perfect venue to pack a dinner, eat picnic style, and enjoy some live music with the family and even some dancing on the lawn!

This FREE event is so much fun for the whole family or a date night. We like to pack a picnic dinner and eat before it starts. This could also be a great date night. You could pack some apps or pick up dinner from one of the restaurants in The Collection. Here is a directory of the restaurants in The Collection Forsyth, click here to view.

**NEW FOR 2017** The Collection will host its first “Restaurant Mix & Mingle” during the concert series this year. Participating restaurants will provide tastes and sips for listeners at the event. Attendees will enjoy samples from Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Grub Burger Bar, Marlow’s Tavern, Mellow Mushroom, Nothing Bundt Cakes and Tin Drum Asian Kitchen.

Attendees will also have access to concert night specials at a selection of restaurants and retailers, including Chick-fil- A, Claire’s, Grub Burger Bar, Lavender Boutique, Marlow’s Tavern, Pure Barre, Springfree Trampoline and Tin Drum Asian Kitchen.

Concerts at the Collection 2017 Concert Schedule:

  • June 8 – Last Five Standing
  • June 15 – Adam Komesar
  • June 22 – Lance Price Band
  • June 29 – Lilac Wine
  • July 6 – Adam Komesar
  • July 13 – Cole Thannish
  • July 20 – James Patrick Morgan

Each concert evening will begin at 6pm with children’s activities and restaurant sampling, and the live music will occur from 7–9pm. Listeners are invited to bring blankets or lawn chairs and relax in the center of The Collection, or enjoy the music while shopping or dining on one of The Collection at Forsyth’s restaurant patios.

More About The Collection at Forsyth:

The Collection at Forsyth is an outdoor lifestyle shopping destination in Cumming, Georgia. Owned and managed by Core Property Capital and Starwood Capital Group, The Collection at Forsyth features a variety of premier national retailers, restaurants and a movie theater, as well as specialty local stores and eateries. For more information, visit collectionforsyth.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Connect Online: Facebook | Website | Twitter

Summer Movies for Kids at Movies 400 {2017}

Free summer movies

Summer Movies for Kids {2017}

It’s that time again – Summer Movies for Kids {2017}! We are very excited to announce the 2017 schedule. Going to the movies is great for rainy days or even those SUPER HOT summer days.

Please note: New Vision has changed the program for 2017. See the new pricing model below…

As always, please check with New Vision Theaters – Movies 400 before heading there. This schedule, pricing, or times could change.

Summer Movies for Kids

From New Vision Theaters / Movies 400:
Movies will start at 10AM. Doors will open at 9AM. Please note – First come, First serve. Seating is limited.

Pricing:

  • $4 for Kid Show Combo (admission, small drink and popcorn)
  • $2 for Kid Show Combo with EACH donated canned good (labeled, not expired, not dented). {This is a discounted price for bringing in a canned good}

All movies rated PG or G (Titles Subject to Change – The schedule below for Movies 400 as of 5/5/16)

5/30 & 6/1 The Secret Life of Pets
6/6 & 6/8 The Lorax
6/13 & 6/15 Sing
6/20 & 6/22 The Boxtrolls
6/27 & 6/29 Curious George: Show Me the Monkey
7/4 & 7/6 Alvin & The Chipmunks
7/11 & 7/13 Kung Fu Panda 3
7/18 & 7/20 The Peanuts Movie
7/25 & 7/27 The Croods
8/1 & 8/3 Trolls

More About New Vision Theater / Movies 400:

415 Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone – 678.947.4473

Facebook | Website

Looking for more Family Movies?

Check out the FREE Outdoor Summer Movies at Vickery Village!

 Photo Source: D Sharon Pruitt

This post is included on our Summer Fun for Kids article. Check out ALL the ideas for Summer Fun for Kids from A to Z!

Summer Fun in Forsyth County for Kids A to Z

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I know it’s not just me who struggles with things to do during the summer in Forsyth County & Cumming GA. That’s why I created this round-up of SUMMER FUN IN FORSYTH COUNTY FOR KIDS!

**EXCITING NEWS: For even more Summer Fun in Forsyth County, check out our new e-book – “65+ Days Of Summer: A Checklist Of Things To Do & Places To Go In Cumming Ga & Forsyth County“**

So, who’s ready for some Summer Fun from A to Z?  Maybe you’ll enjoy all of them, maybe you’ll pick a few here and there, no matter what you do we hope it gives you some ideas for Summer Fun with your kids in Cumming GA and throughout Forsyth County!

Here’s to SUMMER …

Adventures at Sawnee Mountain Preserve:  There is so much to do at Sawnee Mountain Preserve. You can take a hike up the mountain, play on the playgrounds, or try out the new climbing tower! They will even teach you to climb a tree with a harness and rope. For more information, call 770.781.2217.

Big Creek Greenway: This walking trail is currently 10 miles long but there are plans to extend it to 15 miles at some point. Take your bike, skates, running shoes and head on out to enjoy the scenery and get some exercise.

Chill Hill: Cool off with some delicious soft serve or hand scooped ice cream at Chill Hill in Vickery Village. I love their new fixed pricing model!

Drama: Take your kids to the theater by seeing a drama or dance performance this summer. There are plenty of options through Cumming Playhouse, Stipe Studio, Cumming Dance Academy, Forefront Arts, etc.

Eat from the Food Trucks: The Food Trucks n’ Forsyth County is back this year and even better. With over 12 food trucks, kids activities and live music. This would be a fun family or date night out! 

4th of July

Fourth of July Festivities: The City of Cumming is the place to be!  From the parade to the fireworks, it’s a fun, two-day event for the whole family.

Games: Our summers are hot! Cool off by spending the day inside playing games! You can play arcade games, ride bumper cars, or play a game of laser tag in the new two-story arena at Stars & Strikes Entertainment Center. TIP: Be sure to check Groupon before going, they typically have a deal up for purchase.

Hidden Gems: There are many hidden gems in Forsyth Çounty! We have picked out SEVEN that you should visit this summer. Let us know what you think about them!

Indoor Activities: Raining? Too hot out? No problem – we have TONS of places you can visit that are indoors on our Indoor Fun for Families guide.

Jump: Forsyth County is home to Monkey Joes, Catch Air, Jump TNTGet Air, and Sky ZoneTIP: Make sure to check each of the websites for daily specials and coupons to save money on your visit!

Kids Eat Free: Take the kids out to eat where they are free! IHOP and Steak n’ Shake offer Kids Eat Free everyday. Also, check our Kids Eat Free listing for more options organized by the day.

Lake Lanier: Take a ride over to the lake and enjoy a day at either a park by the shore or rent a boat for the day. Also, LanierWorld is also a fun day activity full of the fun water park, big beach, a boardwalk, and sunset cove. You could spend all day and even the night there!

Movies: Take the kids out for a movie day! Movies 400 is offering the Summer Movie Series again every Tuesday & Thursday at 10am (first come, first serve). Click here to see the 2017 schedule. {They have a new pricing model this year – $4 for admission, small popcorn & small drink. If you bring a canned good to donate the price goes down to $2 for admission, small popcorn & small drink}

North GA Running Co Run Local Series:  Looking for something new to do this summer with your family? Sign up to run a race with North GA Running Co! They have a short distance and long distance series.

Outdoor Summer Movies: Vickery Village will be the place to be this summer!  It’s a great line-up of some really great outdoor movies for the whole family. And it’s FREE! Click here to see the schedule.

Park & Playground Tour: A few years ago we came up with this idea to take the kids on a park tour. They loved it and ask often to do it again. So pack some snacks, a picnic lunch, sunscreen, lots of water and head out to visit some of the 20+ Parks and Playgrounds in Forsyth County.

Quarter Midget Racing: The Cumming Fairgrounds has a line-up of racing throughout the summer.  Check out the racing schedule and get more information here.

Read: The Forsyth County Libraries and Barnes & Noble have great summer reading programs. They also have TONS of story times and activities through the summer.

Swim or Spray Pad: The Cumming Aquatic Center or the Old Atlanta Spray Pad is a great way to have fun in the water this Summer!

Tiny Towne: Ok, I know this isn’t in Forsyth County. But it’s a close drive and it’s a great way to spend a HOT or rainy day during the summer. TIP: Be sure to check Groupon before going, they typically have a deal up for purchase

Unwind: This one is for you MOMS & DADS! Summer is hard on us – whether we work outside the home or stay home with the kids, summer is a lot of juggling. So give yourself grace and patience this summer. The days are long but the years are short! Treat yourself to a date night or a spa treatment. Maybe even a good bottle of wine would do the trick to help you unwind this summer! 🙂

Vacation Bible School: There are lots of great VBS Programs in Cumming & Forsyth County.  If you haven’t signed up your little ones yet, don’t worry – I’m sure you’ll find one to get signed up with.

Warbington Farms – Pick your own strawberries and let the kids play on the Fun Park! We think you could spend all day here! TIP: Make sure you check their Facebook page for updated hours. 

X-tra X-tra Read All About It: Fun events & activities will continue to pop up throughout the summer.  It’s best to make sure you subscribe to the Cumming Local newsletter and also Like Cumming Local on FacebookFollow Cumming Local on Twitter, or Follow along on Instagram so you can stay in the loop.  Trust us … your kids will thank you:).

You didn’t sign the kids up for summer camps?  There’s still time.  Check out our list of 2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County here.

Zoo: OK, I know this isn’t in Forsyth County. But it’s close enough and definitely worth the drive! Take ride up north to visit the North Georgia Zoo & Petting Farm.

So that’s OUR list from A to Z … no matter what YOU choose, we hope you & your family have a safe and fun Summer in Forsyth County!

Cole Team

Strawberry Picking in Forsyth County at Warbington Farms {2017 Season}

Strawberry Picking in Forsyth County

Strawberry Picking in Forsyth County at Warbington Farms

Oh boy!  It’s strawberry picking time in Forsyth County!  And lucky for us, Warbington Farms is OPEN NOW!  We have from now until the second week of June to pick some farm fresh strawberries from Warbington Farms. I absolutely LOVE fresh strawberries so this time of year always makes me happy.

Warbington Farms is a U-Pick farm. If you’re on a time crunch or just don’t feel like picking your own, you can also purchase previously picked strawberries (when available) for an extra surcharge.

While you’re there, let the kids take advantage of some Farm Fun including hay rides, inflatable slide & petting zoo.  Activities and fees vary depending on the day.

Personal Tips:

1. It’s never a bad idea to call ahead or check their Facebook page to make sure they still have plenty to u-pick … especially if you’re driving from a big distance.  Farming isn’t an exact science after all!
2. Check out their other farm produce while you’re there – In the past, I have snagged some farm-raised eggs for a great price!
3.  Buy a lot – they freeze great!
4.  And then be ready for all those strawberries!  You might want some new recipes, check out our “Berry Recipe” Board on Pinterest for a few ideas.

Here’s some more great Tips for Visiting a Pick Your Own Farm from Really, Are you Serious?

More Information:

2017 SPRING SEASON:

  • Warbington Farms is NOW OPEN for Strawberry Picking!
  • Hours are currently being posted on Facebook each week.  Be sure to visit their Facebook Page for the most up to date information.
  • According to their website, strawberry pricing is $14 (plus tax) for U-Pick and $16 (plus tax) for Pre-Picked. Please note – They provide the buckets and do not allow outside containers in the field.

FUN PARK:

  • Open same hours as strawberry picking.
  • Fun Park includes hayride, corn-crib, petting zoo, slides, tire yard, playground, NEW jumping pillow & unlimited fun
  • Fun Park Admission Weekends: $9 per child and $5 adult (12 years & older) plus tax
  • Under three are free and there is a senior citizen discount available.
  • Check out their upcoming events by clicking here.

Note:  To reiterate, it’s always a good idea to check with Warbington Farms (on facebook or by phone) for the latest updates.  Strawberries may be unavailable for u-pick if supply is low or inclement weather.

More Information about Warbington Farms:

Warbington Farms has been locally owned for over 35 years. Warbington Farms is full of great wholesome fun for the whole family whether it is enjoying the “Hey” Ride, Farm Fun Park, Petting Zoo, fresh picked strawberries or pumpkins, or any of the other down home fun on the farm. The farm also makes the perfect setting for your next special occasion including birthday parties, bonfire parties, family reunions, corporate events, or a wedding.

Connect with Warbington Farms online: Website | Facebook

5555 Crow Road
Cumming, GA 30041
Phone: 770.380.2920

Looking for more places to go Strawberry picking?

Check out this post from our friends at 365 Atlanta Family – 11 Farms With the Juiciest Strawberry Picking in Georgia 

Free Outdoor Summer Movies in Cumming GA & Forsyth County

Outdoor Summer Movies

2017 Outdoor Summer Movies in Cumming GA & Forsyth County

Northside Hospital Healthcare System Movies in the Park™ is returning to Cumming / Forsyth – FREE outdoor summer movies are back this summer!   Movies will once again be shown at Vickery Village (Next to The Chill Hill).

Georgia Movies in the Park™ – Atlanta’s best family outdoor movie series returns to the Atlanta / North Georgia area.  Presented by Northside Hospital and Southern Outdoor Cinema, Movies in the Park™ shows blockbuster films on huge inflatable movie screens in unique and historical locations.  Movie start times are kid-friendly and begin at sundown not dark.  Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair, blanket, and bug spray.  For more information visit Georgia Movies in The Park on Facebook.

This is Atlanta’s only outdoor movie series that starts before dark.  Movies will start at sundown, all other series wait 30-60 minutes after sundown.  And this isn’t just another outdoor movie series on a soccer field or football field – movies across Georgia are shown in unique or historical locations.  And Vickery Village definitely falls in that category.  Surrounded by local restaurants and right next door to Chill Hill, everything’s in order for a great family night!

So grab your blankets, chairs, the kiddos and everything you’ll need for a fun night under the stars.

Outdoor Summer Movies

The 2017 Outdoor Summer Movie Line-up in Cumming GA:

  • May 30 – Finding Dory
  • June 13 – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • June 27 – The Lego Batman Movie
  • July 11 – Sing
  • July 25 – Trolls
Note: All events are free and will start at sundown (not dark) – this could be around 8:30-40pm – we’ll update as we get closer to summer sundowns. Definitely arrive early so you don’t miss it.

Events sponsored by Northside Hospital, The Chill Hill, Covenant Christian Academy & Southern Outdoor Cinema.

More Information:

The Chill Hill is located at
5860 South Vickery Street
Cumming GA 30040

Please follow Georgia Movies in the Park on Facebook for weather related updates, you can also catch shows in nearby towns too.

Looking for more 2017 Summer Movies in Forsyth County?

Check out the 2017 Summer Movies for Kids at New Vision Theater -Movies 400. 

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 Other locations near Cumming GA:

Outdoor Summer Movies

Movies in the Park – Dawsonville on the Beach

Location: War Hill Park  | 4081 War Hill Park Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534
Date: June 2, 2017 – Disney’s Moana
More Information: Movies in the Park goes to the beach! Take the family on a staycation with a day spent at the beach on Lake Lanier, just a few minute drive from Atlanta. Enjoy a swim in the lake, building sandcastles in the sand and picnicking with your family and friend. Then lay back on a beach towel or beach chair and watch a movie on the big screen on the beach. Overnight camping at the park is also available (small fee may apply).

Movies in the Park – Dawsonville

Location: Veterans Memorial Park, 186 Recreation Rd, Dawsonville, GA 30534
Dates: August 11: Movie is to be announced soon!
More Information: Movies in the Park heads to the North Georgia Mountains. Take a day trip to the Dawsonville to enjoy an outdoor movie surrounded by nature. The kids will have some end of summer fun in the swimming pools, climbing on one of the 2 playgrounds or stroll on paved bike/walking trails. End your day with a Movies in the Park under a starlit sky.

Movies in the Park – Woodstock

Location:Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater, 101 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA 30188
Dates: June 16: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, July 21: Disney’s Moana & August 25: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
More Information: This summer experience free family movie nights outdoors in downtown historic Woodstock, just 30 minutes away from Atlanta. Throughout the summer Movies in the Park ™ is hosted at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater at The Park at City Center. Before the movie, take a stroll down Main Street where you can enjoy over 18 great restaurants, 30 charming stores and watch the train pass through town. There is always something to do in Downtown Woodstock.

Movies in the Park – Canton

Location: Browns Park, 251 E Marietta St, Canton, GA 30114
Dates: June 17: Sing, July 22: The Lego Batman Movie, and August 26: The Boss Baby
More Information: Enjoy a historic view while watching an outdoor movie at Movies in the Park ™ in Cherokee County. Hosted in downtown Canton at Browns Park, family movie night is surrounded by history. Sit back in your lawn chair and enjoy a movie on a big screen with a backdrop of the 1925 City Hall as well as a Memorial Arch which was dedicated in 1923. While you are enjoying your surroundings, the kids will have fun swinging on the swing set, climbing on the jungle gym or having their face painted.

2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Forsyth County

Looking for our Round-up of Easter Church Services in Forsyth County? We have them posted for you right here!

Egg Hunts in Forsyth County

Easter Egg Hunts in Forsyth County

Easter is just around the corner!! So we’re rounding up all the 2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Forsyth County & lots of fun spring-time activities to enjoy in Cumming, GA as well. We’ll continue to add to the list as events are submitted.

If your church, business or organization has an event that should be included on the list, just submit your event & we’ll get it added.

Events Listed in Date Order

IMPORTANT: As always, events may change at any time and errors are always possible. We provide contact information and links so that you may confirm information prior to your arrival.

Sunday, March 26th

Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival
Castleberry Road Baptist Church – 7225 Castleberry Rd
4pm-6pm
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of children’s activities with Easter Egg Hunt, games, inflatables and refreshments!
Click here for more info

Saturday, April 8th

Easter Egg Hunt
Midway Community Church – 3365 Francis Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30004
2pm-4pm
Children through 5th grade (will be separated by age group)
Click here for more information

EGGstravaganza at Warbington Farms
5555 Crowe Road, Cumming GA
Egg Hunt & Prizes, Visit with the Easter Bunny, Petting Zoo, Photo opportunities, Farm fun, “Hey” ride & much more.
$10 Admission for Kids, $5 for Adults
*Note: Also on April  9th & 15th
Click here for more information

Hopping for Hope
Rucker Pet – 3540 Keith Bridge Rd, Cumming 30041
11am-5pm
Pictures with the Easter Bunny, Egg hunts, Egg decorating and more!
*Note: Also on April 9th
Click here for more details

Sunday, April 9th

EGGstravaganza at Warbington Farms
5555 Crowe Road, Cumming GA
Egg Hunt & Prizes, Visit with the Easter Bunny, Petting Zoo, Photo opportunities, Farm fun, “Hey” ride & much more.
$10 Admission for Kids, $5 for Adults
*Note: Also on April  8th & 15th
Click here for more information

Hopping for Hope
Rucker Pet – 3540 Keith Bridge Rd, Cumming 30041
11am-5pm
Pictures with the Easter Bunny, Egg hunts, Egg decorating and more!
*Note: Also on April 8th
Click here for more details

Wednesday, April 12th

Community Wide Easter Egg Hunt
Johns Creek Baptist Church – 6910 McGinnis Ferry Road Alpharetta, GA 30005
5pm-7pm
Community-Wide Event for children ages 0-5th Grade and their Families. Family FUN and Dinner available for purchaseat 5PM. The age-graded egg hunts begin at 6PM.
Click here for more information

Friday, April 14th

Elementary Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
First Baptist Cumming – 1597 Sawnee Dr, Cumming 30040
8:45pm-10:30pm
Click here for more information

Saturday, April 15th

Easter Egg Hunt (After the Church Service)
Mountain Lake Church
Outside after church services at 4pm & 6pm
Click here for more information

Easter Egg Scramble and Carnival at North Lanier Baptist Church
OFF SITE at Whitlow Elementary – 3655 Castleberry Road, Cumming 30040
Saturday, April 15th from 10:30am to 12Noon
Egg Hunt, Prizes, Games, Cotton Candy & More
Pre-School through 6th Grade
Click here for more information

Easter Egg Hunt at Vickery Village
Pinspiration will be hosting this year!
11:30am-4pm
Click here for more information 

EGGstravaganza at Warbington Farms
5555 Crowe Road, Cumming GA
Egg Hunt & Prizes, Visit with the Easter Bunny, Petting Zoo, Photo opportunities, Farm fun, “Hey” ride & much more.
$10 Admission for Kids, $5 for Adults
*Note: Also on April  8th & 9th
Click here for more information

Easter Egg Hunt at Cumming Baptist Church
115 Church Street Cumming, GA 30040
Click here for more information

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Cumming First United Methodist Church – 9:30am
$12 per child
Click here for more information

Preschool Easter Egg Hunt
First Baptist Cumming – 1597 Sawnee Dr, Cumming 30040
10am
Click here for more details

Easter Egg Hunt at Taste of Forsyth
Cumming Fairgrounds
11am-5pm (Taste of Forsyth)
Easter Egg Hunts by Age: 11:30 – 3 yrs and under, 1pm – 4-7 yrs old, 2:30pm – 8-10 yrs old
Free Admission
Click here for all the details

Easter Egg Hunt and Worship Service
Canvas Christian Church – 3560 Browns Bridge Road, Cumming, GA 30028
Egg Hunt at 3:30pm with Worship Service after at 5pm
Click here for more info

FREE Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Atlanta Diamond Design @ The Collection Forsyth – 410 Peachtree Pkwy #120
12:30pm-4pm
Click here for more info

Easter Egg Hunt and Block Party
Midway United Methodist Church – 5025 Atlanta Hwy, Alpharetta, GA 30004 (Forsyth County)
11am-2pm
There will be Easter egg hunts for all ages, a bounce house, a rock climbing wall, mini golf, music & games, and so much more!
Click here for more information

Egg Hunt at Fowler Park
4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA 30040
1pm
FREE Event – 2,000 eggs to hunt for! BBQ/Hotdog Family picnic including: Bounce House, Face Painting, Snow Cones, Music, Popcorn
Click here for more information

Black Light Egg Hunt & Carnival
The Warehouse – 5095 Post Rd, Cumming, GA 30040
10am-1pm
Hotdogs, snacks & drinks for purchase during the day
Click here for more information 

Sunday, April 16th

Easter Egg Hunt (After the Church Service)
Mountain Lake Church
Outside after church services at 9am & 11am
Click here for more information

Easter Egg Hunt at Christ Community Church
5455 Campground Road, Cumming, GA 30040
12:45PM
Two separate hunts: One for toddlers through 3 years and another one for 4-12 years old
Click here for more information

Looking for More Ideas?

    • “A Sense of the Resurrection” – Don’t miss this great e-book that will help teach your children about the Resurrection of Christ through their senses! Also, you can get 20% off by using the promo code “CUMMINGLOCAL” Click here to visit ohAmanda.com.

IMPORTANT: As always, events may change at any time and errors are always possible. We provide contact information and links so that you may confirm information prior to your arrival.

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10 Things to Do this Christmas in Forsyth County

Christmas Activities in Forsyth County

10 Things to Do this Christmas in Forsyth County

I don’t know about you but trying to keep up with all the fun events for Christmas 2016 in Forsyth County is hard to do! There is so much going on. So we are here to help you! We have put together a list of Ten Things to Do this Christmas in Forsyth County.

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Christmas Trees in Forsyth County

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  • #5 – Vickery VillageVickery Village is all decorated for Christmas now. If you haven’t been there since they remodeled the center court, you need to this weekend. It’s wonderful! Have dinner at one of their great restaurants and finish up with ice cream at Chill Hill. Or enjoy a date night or girls’ night at Anthony Gallery. Also, click here to see the events they have coming up.

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  • #6 – The Collection at Forsyth: The Collection is also a great place to visit during the Christmas season. It’s all decorated and there are plenty of photo opportunities around. They also have FREE photos (bring your own camera) with Santa on Sat & Sun from 1-4pm until 12/18.

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Sensitive Santa Holiday Programs

Holiday Shopping Events in Forsyth County

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If your business or organization has something to add, there are two ways you can do so:

Submit a Calendar Listing
Submit a Press Release

And if you’re looking for even MORE things, be sure to check out our Calendar of Events.

Most of all, we wish you and your family enjoy this season! Also, we wish you a Merry Christmas!

Forsyth County Parks & Rec Winter/Spring 2017 Activity Guide

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Forsyth County Parks & Rec Winter/Spring 2017 Activity Guide

Just in case you missed it, Forsyth County Parks & Recreation has issued their Winter/Spring 2017 Activity Guide  It’s a great way to check out all the programs offered through the county – for the little ones all the way through adult years.

Activities Include:

  • Fitness Pass & Fitness Programs for Adults
  • Winter Basketball League Information
  • 2017 Spring Baseball & Softball League Information
  • Soccer League Information
  • Lacrosse League Information
  • Tennis
  • Martial Arts
  • Gymnastics & Tumbling
  • Youth & Adult Dance
  • Youth & Adult Art
  • Etiquette Classes
  • Photography
  • Nature/ Adventure
  • And much more!

Click here to check out the full Forsyth County Parks & Rec 2017 Winter/Spring Activity Guide

Registration is first come, first served and full payment is due at the time of registration. Payment options are cash, personal check, money order or MasterCard/Visa. 

Registration:

  • Online by clicking here 
  • Mail: Print form online and mail to FCPRD PO Box 2417 Cumming, GA 30028
  • Fax: Print form online and fax to 770-781-2221
  • In Person: Central Park Recreation Center, Fowler Park Recreation Center, Old Atlanta Park Recreation Center, Sawnee Mountain Preserve Visitors Center

More about the Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Dept:

The mission of Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Forsyth County by providing passive and active recreational, educational, and cultural programming services and to provide parks and recreational facilities that are safe, accessible and aesthetically pleasing to the entire community.

Christmas Activities in Cumming GA & Forsyth County {2016}

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Christmas Activities in Cumming GA & Forsyth County {2016}

Once again we plan to do our best to keep you up with all the Christmas Activities in Cumming & Forsyth County this 2016 Season. There are so many Christmas activities to enjoy right here close to home.

As always:  Want to see your listing included?  If your church, business or organization has a Christmas event, submit your event here.

Helpful Christmas Activities Guides

If you missed the below round-ups, be sure to check them out.  They are full of lots of great information for Cumming, GA & Forsyth County.

Locations to Purchase a Christmas Tree
Locations to See Santa
Christmas Light Shows
Christmas Church Service Round-Up

Things To Do this 2016 Christmas Season in Forsyth County:

Listed in date order. Listing will be updated as new Events are Added. Click Event Title for more Information.  As with all events listed on our website, these are subject to change at any time & without notice.  We encourage you to follow the event on Facebook, website provided or phone/email contact information for most recent & accurate information.

Ongoing:

Now through December 24th:  Christmas in Castille Light Show

Now through December 20th:  Christmas at Bottoms Christmas Tree Farm

Now through December 20th:  Christmas at Kinsey Family Farm

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 From our family to yours …  Merry Christmas friends!!