Annual Roswell Wedding Showcase
A celebration of Black History & Culture
Great American Cover-Up Quilt Show – Historic Bulloch Hall
Roswell Beer Festival
Historic Town Square
Held Annually in April of each year. www.roswellazaleafestival.com
Annual Garden Faire at Bulloch Hall
Each year the North Fulton Master Gardeners present a one-stop shop for everything you need to make your gardening dreams a reality! Pass-a-long plants, fleatique, garden vendors, garden art, bird houses, bake sale, food vendors, and live music. Website
Roswell Cycling Festival
April 22-30, 2017
A week long biking celebration of all things cycling in the first Georgia city to receive the prestigious League of American Bicyclists Bike Friendly Community designation. Recreational rides, educational events and thrilling races highlights this exciting, action-packed event. www.roswellcyclingfestival.com
Tea with Beatrix Potter at Barrington Hall
April, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This springtime tradition features beloved author “Beatrix Potter,” played by Atlanta actress, Holly Stevenson, as she brings to life her friends Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddleduck, Tom Kitten and others, through captivating story-telling and puppet mastery. Tea will be served in the formal garden, along with lots of games. Attendance is limited and admission is $10 per person. For reservations, call Barrington Hall at 770-640-3855. www.southerntrilogy.com
Down Home Derby – To benefit Child Development Association. A fun Kentucky Derby-style event with great food, dancing, games and loads of fun. www.cdakids.org
Georgia’s largest Memorial Day Celebration, held on the grounds of Roswell City Hall. Military displays, Military Ceremony, concert on the lawn follows the ceremony. www.roswellmemorialday.com
Annual Flying Butterfly Festival
Admission: $12 General Public/$8 CNC Members/Free for children Ages 2 and under. website
Roswell Lavender Festival
Barrington Hall presents its fifth annual Roswell Lavender Festival. This annual festival was inspired by Ms. Evelyn Simpson, Barrington Hall’s own lavender queen. Join us as we celebrate summer with all things lavender. Discover the many varieties, uses and folk remedies associated with this ancient plant. Demonstrations, children’s activities, antiques, vendors, food samples, music and many more surprises. On the grounds of Historic Barrington Hall. Free to the public.
Possum Trot 10K and 1-Mile Fun Run
Ga 400 Hospitality Highway Bike Ride
Come ride your bike on the forbidden Hwy GA 400. We close all lanes so you can ride safely and get the thrill of a lifetime. Imagine as you soar down the entrance ramp at Holcomb Bridge and you get the greatest feeling of freedom as you take to the Hwy.
The Annual Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ is the premier event for ice cream lovers and families. Taste more than 100 flavors of homemade ice cream – dive into ice cream eating contests – enjoy live music – and let the kids work off their energy in the Kid’s Korner. Historic Town Square www.thedrakehouse.org – www.missmarysicecream.org
Fine Art and Original Crafts highlight the event. Entertainment featuring local singers, dance companies, and children’s entertainers begins daily at noon on both days of the festival. Children’s painting, sand art, and other activities are also available. Food vendors on site. Free shuttle from City Hall parking lot. www.roswellartsfestival.com
Annual Home School Day
Held at the Southern Trilogy Sites. www.visitroswellga.com
2nd Saturday Annual Youth Day Parade
A tradition for over 65 years Presented by Roswell Recreation & Parks Department
Take a leisurely stroll along Canton Street to sample wines from favorite local restaurants and businesses. Ticket holders will receive complimentary wine tastings at all participating establishments and a commemorative glass. Proceeds benefit local charity. Get your tickets early as this popular event has sold out every year.
November – December
We invite you, your family & friends, to enjoy Roswell during the holiday season as history comes alive, tours are abundant, and we festively celebrate our art and culture. You will find the perfect activity to create special memories of the season for each member of the family.
Presented by Roswell Dance Theatre. Roswell Cultural Arts Center 950 Forrest St. Various times and special events including VIP Reception, Girl Scout performances, Sugar Plum Breakfasts teas, school shows and public performances. 770-998-0259; www.tysod.com
With over 350 cast members, this holiday tradition will have Sugarplums dancing in your head! The oldest and largest Nutcracker production in the north metro area, under the direction of Nancy Tolbert-Yilmaz. Dancing cupcakes, mice, soldiers, and an array of favorite characters enchant children and adults. A holiday favorite for all ages.