Special Events


The City of Woodstock Parks and Recreation Department hosts a variety of year round Special Events. From concerts in the park to holiday parades and festivals, there's always something happening for the entire family.

City Staff works hard to bring you the best of entertainment and fun!


Woodstock Downtown Parking Map 
If you are interested in submitting your Band's information for consideration, please complete
the Musical Entertainment Information Sheet.



 For detailed information about our events,
please click on the events calendar below:

2018 Calendar of Events

Music Mondays in May- 2018

A fun musical alternative to the Monda
y "blues"! Every Monday
in *May from 11am- 1pm, we will crank up the tunes at the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater and encourage all to pack or pick up a picnic lunch and join the fun! 

*April 30 At the Hop! (1950s)
May 7 - Peace, man... (1960s)
May 14 - Rock is Dead? (1970s)
May 21 - Questionable Hairstyles (1980s)

 Music Mondays in May Flyer

May 12, 2018- Concert- Swingin' Medallions

May 19, 2018- Bacon and Banjos
A Bluegrass Music and Bacon Food Festival
A convergence of the salty goodness of bacon and the downhome sounds of bluegrass music at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Amphitheater (NHCA) with a portion of the funds benefitting the Woodstock Public Safety Foundation. Bluegrass music, focusing on the music of North Georgia, on the main stage all day. A bacon food festival throughout the NHCA with juried items presented for judging. More delicious food than your stomach can handle! Visit the craftsman alley with rustic creations for sale. 11:00 am – 6:00 pm $ 5.00 Gate Admission
   May 28, 2018- Memorial Day Ceremony
The City of Woodstock, along with the American Legion Post 316, Marine Corps League Detachment 1311, Warriors’ Watch Riders, and other local veteran’s groups, honor those who fought and died to keep us free. Join us on Memorial Day for a special service of remembrance in The Park at City Center. The New Horizons Concert Band will make the occasion even more special. Visit the Woodstock Memorial, 10 tons of polished granite dedicated to our Woodstock Veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their lives. Ceremony begins at 10 am.
Memorial Day Ceremony Invitation

  June 9, 2018- Concert- Love and Theft

  July 4, 2018- July 4th Spectacular
Our festive parade kicks off the daylong celebration at 10:00 am.
starting at Woodstock Elementary School on Rope Mill Rd.
It then travels down Main St.
to Sam’s Club at Hwy 92.

After the parade, join us in The Park at City Center until 3:00 pm for food, live music with live music, children’s games, inflatables, arts and crafts, Adam the Juggler, and vendors of all types.

The day concludes with fireworks at dusk behind the Target shopping center at Hwy 92 and I-575. See our website for traffic directions for the fireworks show.

5K Race: 22nd Annual Woodstock Freedom Run at 7:15 am. WoodstockFreedomRun.com

  Parade Applications/ Announcement Form
Online- July 4th Parade Application
Printable- July 4th Parade Application
Printable- Parade Announcement Form
Vendor Applications
Online- Vendor Application
Printable- Vendor Application
Food Vendor Applications
Online- Food Vendor Application
Printable- Food Vendor Application

July 14, 2018- Concert- Departure

August 11, 2018- Concert- Everclear

Thursdays in September- Brown Bag Concerts
Free lunchtime concerts in The Park at City Center from
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
, every Thursday in September. A great Mothers Morning Out activity! So, bring a chair, pick up some lunch at one of our great downtown restaurants, and enjoy! 

September 8, 2018- Concert- Band TBA

September 11, 2018- 9/11 Day of Remembrance
Please join us as we remember, on this 17th anniversary, those we have lost and the service men and women who continue to fight for our freedom. We honor the men and women wearing the uniform of police, fire and rescue. Visit our 9/11 Memorial that features two subway tracks recovered from beneath the crumbles of the World Trade Center. We will also be giving out a limited supply of 9/11 Remembrance lapel pins. 6:00 pm in The Park at City Center. 

October 31, 2018- Kidsfest

Halloween trick or treat activities for our younger ghouls and goblins, including moonwalks, DJ Ronnie, Tim the Magician, Adam the Juggler, games, the ever-popular stringed apple and pumpkin bowling games, face painting, costume contest and candy give-away, all in the safety of The Park at City Center. Come early and enjoy dinner with our downtown restaurants and park vendors. This event begins at 3 pm and ends at 8 pm. Costume contest at 6:00 pm in front of the stage! Trophies and prizes for the funniest, scariest, cutest, and best costume! Vote for your favorite pet costume, too!
Event held
Halloween as a safe alternative to trick-or-treating.

Vendor Applications
Online- Vendor Application
Printable- Vendor Application
Food Vendor Applications
Online- Food Vendor Application
Printable- Food Vendor Application

November 11, 2018- Veterans Day Ceremony

 November 17, 2018- Tis the Season to be GREEN
Recycling Event

 December 1, 2018- Christmas Jubilee

 Parade Applications/ Parade Announcement Form
Online- Christmas Parade Application
Printable- Christmas Parade Application
Printable- Parade Announcement Form
Vendor Applications
Online- Vendor Application
Printable- Vendor Application
Food Vendor Applications
Online- Food Vendor Application
Printable- Food Vendor Application

  December 1-16, 2018- Santa's Mailbox

Have the kids drop off their letters to Santa in the North Pole Mailbox!
The mailbox is in the gazebo at The Park at City Center until Sunday, December 16
. Just before Christmas, they will receive a personalized letter back from Santa! Please remember to include a return address.
No classroom projects, please.

December 26, 2018- January 15, 2019-
Christmas Tree Chip n Dip