Events


 

Special Events

 April 18th - Public Safety Day

 Spend time with all the local first responders that keep Auburn safe. Meet and greet your local police officers, firefighters, state troopers, EMT's, and many more with all of their vehicles and equipment they use to save lives. Live demonstrations by K-9 units, rescue units, and the Life Flight helicopter. 

 

May 2nd - Auburn Ever After

4:00 pm

Auburn Ever After Video

Whether you are a princess or a hero, you will love Auburn's premier kid's event. Offering Princess Carriage Rides, special visitors including Elsa, Anna, Cinderella, Shrek, Jasmine, Sleeping Beauty and more (over 30 characters!), this fun event will end with the movie "Beauty and the Beast (2017)" in Whistlestop Park next to City Hall. Free entry - carriage rides will be by ticket only, first come-first served.  We are excited to announce that some of the Star Wars characters may drop in for a visit this year!

 

June 13th - Georgia Barbecue Association Barbecue Competition

 Sanctioned event hosted by the Georgia Barbecue Association. Click HERE to visit the G.B.A. website for details.

 

July 4th - Independence Day Celebration

5:00 pm

Come and celebrate our Country's Independence!  Family fun, kid zone, food games, music and activities. Barrow County's largest fireworks display begins at dark.

To apply as a vendor for Independence Day Celebration, click HERE  

 

October 24th - 28th Annual AuburnFest

11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Arts, crafts, food, live music, wood turning, and other demonstrations.  We will again host canning, knitting, pie baking and quilting competitions!  Have the best recipe around or the best quilt?  Be sure to be part of this and earn your bragging rights!  Click here for the Rules and Competitor App for the canning, quilting, knitting/crocheting and pie backing competitions

We will also host our annual Trains and Flames Backyard BBQ Competition - think you have the best BBQ around?  Time to put it to the test!  Click here for the BBQ Competition Rules and click here for the competitor application

To apply as a vendor for AuburnFest, click HERE

 

December 6th - Sounding Off the Christmas Season

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ring in the Holiday Season with the City of Auburn! Enjoy food, music, a live nativity, and the ceremonial lighting of Downtown Auburn. Santa will be visiting along with his LIVE reindeer! This is a don't miss event for your family.

 

Recurring Events 

In addition to our events, we offer Community Yard Sales throughout the spring and summer (March - September 2nd Saturday of the month), a Farmer's Market (every Wednesday June through August), the Auburn OWLS (Older Wiser Laughing Seniors) our age 55 and better group (3rd Wednesday of every month) and our Movies at Whistlestop Park.   The movies this year are great!   Please see the movie schedule and list of events below.

May 9Beauty & the Beast (2017)
June 6Spiderman - Into the Spider-Verse
July 11The Lion King (2019)
August 8Incredibles 2
September 12 Trolls