Free Things to Do in Roswell

Note: This list is not listed in order of importance. We encourage each person to give them all a try and enjoy the FREE & FUN side of Roswell.

 

Old Mill Park Interpretive Trail to see the Vickery Creek Waterfall & Covered Pedestrian Bridge

  • Hike the Old Mill Park Interpretive Trail to see the Vickery Creek Waterfall and the beautiful Covered Pedestrian Bridge. Some say this is the most beautiful area of Roswell. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

 

Chattahoochee River Fun

  • Roswell is located on the northern banks of the Chattahoochee River. Azalea Park, Riverside Park and Don White Park provide picnic areas, playgrounds, boat ramps, bicycling paths and multipurpose trails, fishing, outdoor fitness station, and more. Access the newest section of the extended boardwalk along the River on Azalea Drive and add enjoyment to your visit.

 

Historic District Trolley

  • Navigate Roswell’s Historic District on Friday and Saturday nights on this free trolley. Use the app to locate the trolley in real time.

 

Historic Canton Street – A Georgia Designated “Great Street”

  • All along this Great Street you will find an array of shops, antiques, boutiques, and a wide selection of restaurants, outdoor cafes, sweet treats and a coffee house. For browsing and exploration, this street is a must.

 

Alive in Roswell

  • On the third Thursday of each month from April – October the best street party in metro Atlanta is found along Canton Street, the grounds of Roswell City Hall and in Historic Town Square.

 

Riverside Sounds Concert Series

  • The first Saturday of each month from May – October, the Riverside Sounds Concert Series fills the air with music at the beautiful Riverside Park. Bring your own picnic, sit back and enjoy the sounds of some fantastic live music.

 

Roswell Mill Village/Civil War App Tour

 

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area trails

 

River Boardwalk

  • Along Azalea Drive and Willeo Road

 

Historic District Walking Tour

 

Roswell Visitors Center

  • Well known for its exhibits and video

 

ArtAround Roswell Sculpture Tour

 

Roswell Fire Museum

 

Faces of War Memorial

  • On the grounds of Roswell City Hall complex

 

Roswell’s Historic Cemeteries

 

Big Creek Park Biking

  • Includes hiking trails (links with the Alpharetta Greenway)

 

Roswell’s Art Galleries

 

Antiquing in Roswell’s Antique malls, shops and stores

 

Roswell Area Park Serenity Garden and hiking trails

 

Bicycling Fun

 

Leita Thompson Memorial Park trails

 

Roswell Remembers Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Each Memorial Day

 

Roswell Arts Festival

  • Always the third weekend of September

 

Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market

  • Held Saturday mornings mid-April through October on the grounds of Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill Street.

 

The Grotto at St. Andrew Catholic Church

 

Cherokee Memorial

  • Located at 575 Riverside Drive & Azalea Drive (along the Chattahoochee River).

 

Picnic in Roswell

  • Historic Town Square or Sloan Street Park
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