AccessPaulding - the Premier Local Guide for Events, Shows, Concerts, Festivals, Music, Arts & Crafts, Parades, Theater, Seasonal Activities and More in the  Dallas, Hiram, Paulding County GA area and Surrounding Communities.

11th Annual City of Dallas Pickers Day (Yard Sale)
April 7th - Saturday; 8:00am - 3:00pm
Main Street - Dallas


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BBQ & Brews
April 7th - Saturday; 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Friendship Plaza


Georgia Barbecue Association sanctioned cook-off as Professional Pitmasters and those simply Cooking for Fun compete for cash prizes, trophies and bragging rights.


Craft beers, food and retail vendors, and live music. Additional Information Here.

West Georgia ArtFEST
April 14th - Saturday; 10:00am - 5:00pm
MILL Amphitheater
Villa Rica


Talented artists will display and sell works in watercolor, oil, acrylics, pastels, mixed media, photography, drawing, pottery, sculpture, woodcarving and more.


Bring the whole family for children’s activities, fun with caricature artists, various entertainment performances throughout the day and plenty to eat and drink.

KSU Spring Arts Festival
April 14th - Saturday; 11:00am - 4:00pm
Campus Green
Kennesa State University


The Spring Arts Festival at Kennesaw State is an annual indoor/outdoor community event offering the chance for art lovers of all ages to partake in visual and performing arts activities.


New this year will be an expanded artist’s market with booths of artwork by local and traveling artists.


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Wildflowers: The Women of Country MusicStarring Katie Deal
April 14th - Saturday; 7:00pm
Dallas Theater


Katie Deal returns to the Dallas Theater for the 3rd time! Katie brings us her original show, Wildflowers, a labor of love Katie has poured herself into.


This one-woman concert tribute features the music and stories of country music’s pioneering women, honoring legends such as The Carter Family, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Reba McEntire.


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Lee Greenwood
April 14th - Saturday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall


Lee Greenwood is an ICON in country music, with more than 30 albums to his credit. In fact, MCA released an album in 2013 called ICON.


With seven #1 songs & 25 charted singles his hits include: “It Turns Me Inside Out”, “Ring On Her Finger, Time on Her Hands”, ”She’s Lyin”, “I Don’t Mind the Thorns if You’re the Rose”, “Dixie Road”, “Somebody’s Gonna Love You”, “Going Going Gone”, “You Got A Good Love Comin”, “Fool's Gold”, and “Mornin' Ride”. Several cross over hits include, “Touch & Go Crazy”, “IOU” and the duet with Barbara Mandrell, “To Me”. An additional duet with Suzie Boggus, “Hopelessly Yours”, was nominated for a Grammy. The CD “American Patriot”, recorded & released in 1992, went Platinum in 3 months.


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Acworth Art Fest
April 14th - Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm
April 15th - Sunday; 11:00am - 5:00pm
Main Street - Acworth


The popular Acworth Art Fest is a true celebration of whimsical and vibrant art in the springtime! The historic Main Street in downtown Acworth is a delightful backdrop for 100 whimsical and talented artisans from around the country. Their creative booth displays decorate the charming street with paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and much more! Acworth Art Fest is the perfect art-buyers destination. The City’s art scene is growing, downtown shops and galleries are hopping—and Acworth Art Fest is the sweet cherry on top of the delicious and enchanting community!


At Acworth Art Fest, the always energetic Kidz Zone is filled with fun activities that make smiles bloom. This vibrant play land is the exhilarating place to be for young people and their happy parents. Of course, there is wonderful food from Acworth’s own eateries, and shoppers will also find delectable treats in the food court to satisfy their taste buds—funnel cakes anyone? Don’t miss it!


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Touch a Truck Day!
April 21st - Saturday; 10:00am - 12:00pm
Veterans Park at the Watson Government Complex


Get up close and personal with some of the different varieties of vehicles and equipment used in Paulding County. It is a great opportunity for the kids and “kids at heart” to sit in a police car, fire truck, or DOT truck. Event will include the departments of Transportation, Fire, Police and some “special surprises”. You will be able to touch and learn about the vehicles and how they are used.


If you are interested in being a vehicle exhibitor, please contact Tena Eddy at 770-443-7540 or via email at

Golden City Car Cruise
April 21st - Saturday; 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Mill Amphitheater
Villa Rica


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Kennesaw Big Shanty Festival
April 21st - 22nd; Saturday - Sunday
Downtown Kennesaw


The festival features over 200 arts and crafts booths, 20 food booths, 20 general booth spaces and admission is FREE.


There are two entertainment stages, all types of children's activities, and plenty of food. The Big Shanty Festival will begin with a parade through downtown Kennesaw at 9:30 on Saturday morning.

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Pam Tillis
April 21st - Saturday; 7:00pm
Grand Theatre


The Century Bank Entertainment Series is pleased to present multi CMA Award-winning artist Pam Tillis as she performs her hit songs and tells the stories behind her music onstage at The Grand.


For Additional Information and/or Tickets, Call 770-386-7343.

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone
April 21st - Saturday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall


At the age of fifteen, Peter achieved international fame as “Herman”, lead singer of the legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. His classic hits include: “I’m Into Something Good”, “Mrs. Brown, you’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”, “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”, “Silhouettes”, “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat”, “Wonderful World”, “Just A Little Bit Better”, “There’s A Kind of Hush”, “A Must To Avoid”, “Listen People”, “No Milk Today” “The End of the World” “Leaning On A Lamp Post”, and “Dandy”.


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Ultimate Block Party
April 27th - Friday; 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Street - Douglasville


Join us in downtown for the LARGEST block party in Douglasville!


This FREE event features a wide array of interactive vendors, unique experiences such as 'touch-a truck', hosted by the Douglasville Police Department, face painting, music, entertainment, delicious food trucks, and a large kids zone!


Don't miss out on one of the best events in downtown Douglasville!

Brian Free and Assurance
April 27th - Friday; 7:30pm
Dallas Theater


Brian Free is undeniably the most recognizable southern gospel tenor of our generation.


Since 1982, he has been at the forefront of southern gospel music since first joining Gold City Quartet, then moving on to form his own group.


Brian Free and Assurance have recently won awards at the First Annual US Gospel News SGM Fanfair. They were, Favorite Quartet, Favorite Tenor (Brian Free) and Favorite Video – Live In New York City.


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Glover Park Concert Series
April 27th - Friday; 8:00pm
Marietta Square


The Marietta community will again be “dancing in the street” during the Glover Park Concert Series.


All concerts are free and begin at 8 p.m. The series is presented in part by the Downtown Marietta Development Authority and the City of Marietta and Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities. Any additional questions please contact 770-794-5601.

Dallas CityFest Free Concert - Festival
April 28th - Saturday; 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Historic Downtown Dallas


5K Run; Farmers Market; Food Trucks; Concessions; and More!


Live Music Throughout the Day --


  • Reckless Dawn
  • Bent Fender
  • Up All Nite Band


Drivin N Cryin -- Headliners

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28th Annual Open Car Show - Swap Meet
Georgia Classic Rides
April 28th - Saturday
Paulding Meadows Park


Door Prizes, Entertainment, Auto Vendors, Good Food, and More! Additional Information Here.

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West Georgia Jazz Festival
April 28th - Saturday; 4:00pm - 10:00pm
MILL Amphitheater
Villa Rica


Join us at The MILL Amphitheater for great music from David Pippen and Martini Caliente, Southern Art Music Ensemble, The Serenata Band and The Stooges Brass Band from New Orleans. Come out and help us kick off our festival season with great food, fun and music at the West Georgia Jazz Festival! Admission is free.


For Additional Information, Call 678-840-1160.

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Spring Jonquil Festival
April 28th - Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
April 29th - Sunday; 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Smyrna


The Spring Jonquil Festival is located on the beautiful Village Green in downtown Smyrna, Georgia. There will be 150 arts & crafts booths, 12 food booths, and plenty of children's activities. The show will also feature a local entertainment stage.

54th Annual Cedar Valley Arts Festival
April 28th - Saturday; 10:00am - 8:00pm
April 29th - Sunday; 10:00am - 5:00pm
Historic Peek Park - Cedartown


The festival is located in Historic Peek Park, which is located in the heart of downtown Cedartown. A perfect location to showcase local artists, craftsmen, entertainment, and food. We pride ourselves on showcasing the talents of our young artists as well by displaying artwork for every elementary student in Polk County. Each year brings amazing talent, good food, and fun times for all!


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Taste of Marietta
April 29th - Sunday; 11:00am - 7:00pm
Marietta Square


Taste of Marietta, one of the largest and tastiest events in Georgia, returns to the Historic Marietta Square on Sunday, April 29 from 11am-7pm. With an impressive variety of restaurants, some new to the event, along with past favorites, this year’s festival is sure to be better than ever.


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Marietta Square Artisan Market
2nd & 4th Saturday; April - November
Marietta Square


The Marietta Square Artisan Market is an open-air showcase of locally-created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. It is held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 am until 2 pm from April to November.


Enjoy the paintings, drawings, and photography of fine artists settled alongside skilled craftspeople who feature an eclectic roster of distinctive goods including fire pits, cutting boards, terraria, pens, and fine jewelry.


Located on Mill Street adjacent to Glover Park, this art ecosystem connects local fine artists and artisans with the community adding culture and charm to the Marietta Square experience.


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