First Friday, sponsored by Canton Main Street, begins in downtown Canton on April 7th. Times each month are: 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Each First Friday event includes a concert and a classic car display. Retail and food vendors abound. Main Street is closed to car traffic.
April 7th - Cadillacs and Blue Suede Shoes. Band - Loose Shoes
May 5th -CincoDe Mayo, Band – Anita and Party Life
June 2nd - Summer Nights. Band - The Sock Hops
July 7th - Heroes Night ( we honor our local heroes who keep us safe; fire, police, military,EMT's, etc) Details to come. Band – Rumors ATL (Fleetwood Mac Tribute band)
August 4th - "Be True to Your School!"
September 1st - Dr. Seuss Night. Band – The Geeks
October 6th - Jeep Night. Band – Motel Cowboy
March 12th – 3:00 PM Canton Dizzy Dean Spring Parade in downtown Canton and on to Harmon Field
April 15 – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Oak Leaf Church Egg Fest @ Archer St and East Marietta St. Pam Davis – 678-653-4652
May 20-21 - Canton Festival of the Arts -, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM both days (Brown Park in Canton). Presented by the Cherokee Arts Center: www.cherokeearts.org
May 27 – October 28th (Saturdays only) Canton Farmers Market, sponsored by Canton Main Street, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM in Cannon Park, downtown Canton.
July 4th Parade, sponsored by The Thomas M. Brady Post of The American Legion in downtown Canton. Time TBA
July 4th Fireworks blast off from behind Riverstone Shopping Center in Canton at dusk. Sponsored by: Canton Tourism
October 28th - Halloween Festival in conjunction with the last Farmers Market of the season. Includes a DJ, trick or treating with farmers market vendors and downtown businesses, a costume parade and costume contest. Farmers Market hours: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
November 11th - Canton Chili Cook-Off and Veterans Day Celebration and parade in downtown Canton. Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM (times subject to change). Parade sponsored by the Thomas M. Brady Post of the American Legion
December 8th and 9th - Historic Downtown Canton Art and Wine Walk, sponsored by Canton Main Street. Friday, 5:00 – 8:00 PM; Saturday TBA