Holidays

Valentine's Father/Daughter Dance



Fathers and father figures can treat the little lady in their lives to an evening of dancing, light appetizers and drinks. Make memories that will last a lifetime as you dance the night away to music provided by a DJ who will be playing songs everyone will enjoy. The event is intended for young ladies between the ages of 5-12. Open to the public, but RSVP is required. 

February 8, 2019 | Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center | 6:30-8:30 p.m. 



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Norcross Valentine's Night Out 


Along with your sweetie, the City of Norcross invites you to fall in love with Norcross’ downtown merchants at this year’s Valentine’s Day Celebration. How do we love our downtown merchants? Help us count the ways this Valentine’s Day!  From their dedication to offering unique, one-of-a-kind gifts and treasures to their desire to give back to the community they call home, the reasons why we love our downtown merchants are too many to count. Providing a charming antidote to big mall shopping—they offer much to love with an upscale shopping experience in a relaxed small town setting.

February 14, 2019 | Downtown Norcross | 5 - 9 p.m.

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Irish Fest


The City of Norcross is excited to collaborate with Taste of Britain and the Drake School of Irish Dance to bring you our annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration! The entirety of S. Peachtree Street closes to accommodate the festivities. Downtown Merchants will offer Irish-themed activities and fare to mark the occasion and outside you will find music, dancing, face painting, whiskey tastings and more! Free and open to the public and 100% family-friendly, this is an event you do not want to miss.

March 16, 2019 | Downtown Norcross | 11 - 5 p.m.



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Easter Egg Hunt



The Easter Bunny is hopping his way to downtown Norcross for an Easter Egg Hunt! As long as there is no peeking, the Easter Bunny will be hiding all of his eggs in Rossie Brundage Park. So bring your Easter baskets and celebrate the renewal of spring in Norcross with a FREE Easter Egg Hunt that is sure to be fun for all! Children will also have the opportunity to visit with the Easter Bunny where parents are encouraged to take photos to capture the excitement. This event doesn’t last but a few minutes, so don’t be late!

April 20, 2019 | Rossie Brundage Park | 10 a.m.



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Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt 



Come out and enjoy this free event designed for children with special needs in an environment that is safe and inclusive. The event will be wheelchair accessible and sensory friendly with special consideration for the visually and hearing impaired. The event will also include scooping nets for children in wheelchairs and a tent with beanbags for sensory-sensitive children. The City of Norcross would like to extend its sincere appreciation to the International Association Bomb Technicians and Investigators and the Atlanta Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which will be providing beeping eggs for the blind and visually impaired.  The city would also like to thank the Canine Assistants for their support of a service dog, Spectrum Autism Support Group, and the Georgia Interpreting Services Network for the hearing impaired. NEW: The Norcross Masonic Lodge will be providing hot dogs this year!

April 20, 2019 | Rossie Brundage Park | 1 p.m.
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Please visit this link to register. RSVP is required for the special Easter Egg Hunt.

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Cinco De Mayo - La Batalla de Puebla



Free and for the whole family! Enjoy authentic food, music and mariachi dancers, bounce house and MORE! 

May 4, 2019 | Norcross First Methodist Church
2 - 6 p.m.

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Memorial Day Remembrance 

The Memorial Day event is a perfect place to gather with friends and family to celebrate the holiday. Our special guest speaker will be Tyler Reiss, a Norcross Police employee and Army Ranger. The entertainment for the day will be The 116th Army Band, a 5 piece band will perform and The Norcross Masonic Lodge will be giving out hot dogs. Come out and join us! 

Check out some past performances by The 116th Army Band below!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMm0pXlITWc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LFaXLhSsjE 

May 27, 2019 | Thrasher Park | 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Red, White & BOOM!
Independence Day Celebration 

The City of Norcross is throwing a pre-Fourth of July block party and you’re invited! Make your way to the heart of downtown historic Norcross on July 3 for food, fun and fireworks during the 2018 edition of Red White and BOOM! The good times start with a bang at 5 p.m. with bounce houses (nominal fee), festive face painting and an assortment of food vendors. For those looking to continue the fun and celebration, head over to one of Norcross’ local hotspots for live music and libations.

Please note: Absolutely no shade structures (tents or umbrellas) are allowed and will have to be dismantled. ADA parking will be available at City Hall (65 Lawrenceville Street). City staff will be available to transport seniors or anyone needing assistance that day via golf carts at each of the respective parking locations. A shuttle will also run continuously from the Norcross First United Methodist Church, 2500 Beaver Ruin Road, starting at 4:00 p.m. Downtown streets close at 3:00 p.m.

July 3, 2019 | Downtown Norcross | 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.

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9/11  Remembrance 

The City of Norcross will hold a short 9/11 remembrance ceremony. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m., and will include a ringing of the bell at 8:45 a.m. to mark the time the first tower was hit along with some words from Mayor Newton and bagpipe music. Norcross' own Police, Fire, and Masonic Lodge will be in attendance.

September 11, 2019 | Betty Mauldin Park | 8:30 a.m.


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Light Up Norcross Lantern Parade 



Families and people of all ages can enjoy an evening with food and beer trucks, lantern decorating, a costume parade and music expertly tuned by our DJ. Kids are especially welcome, and will be greeted by their favorite characters from “Tangled,” Rapunzel and Mother Gothel. It’s Halloween, so of course there will be candy galore, and with so many activities your sugar rush is sure to be put to good use!

The event is free and open to the public, but you can purchase a DIY Lantern Kit for $15/presale at the Norcross Welcome Center or at the park on the day of the parade for $20. We accept cash or check. There will also be lanterns available to those that can’t afford one for as long as they last, and you are always welcome to bring your own constructed lantern. The parade and activities are open to everyone, no purchase necessary. 

October 19, 2019 | Thrasher Park | 5 - 8 p.m.

SPARKLE! Christmas Tree Lighting

Every year, the City of Norcross hosts a plethora of activities for the holidays through its annual event ‘Sparkle! A Celebration of Kids, Creativity and Magic.’ This year is no different, with carriage rides, marshmallow-roasting, a Christmas tree lighting, concerts and more taking over the month of December in the city. So what are you waiting for? Come and get your ‘Sparkle’ on in Norcross! 

December 6, 2019 | Thrasher Park | 5:30 - 8 p.m.

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Carriage Rides & Photos with Santa



We hope you’ve been extra nice this year because Santa himself will be visiting downtown Norcross! Carriage rides will be dashing through the city early December every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in front of Taste of Britain. You can catch Santa at 45 South Cafe on South Peachtree Street as well! 

First Friday Concert - Joe Gransden Sextet

The concert is in the Ballroom of the Norcross Cultural Arts Center from 7 – 9 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The performance is free, but seating is limited. Make your reservation by calling 678-421-2048. Enjoy food and drinks with the show.

December 6, 2019 | Community Center | 7 - 9 p.m.


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First Friday Concert - Joe Gransden Sextet

The concert is in the Ballroom of the Norcross Cultural Arts Center from 7 – 9 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The performance is free, but seating is limited. Make your reservation by calling 678-421-2048. Enjoy food and drinks with the show.

December 6, 2019 | Community Center | 7 - 9 p.m.
First Friday Concert - Joe Gransden Sextet

The concert is in the Ballroom of the Norcross Cultural Arts Center from 7 – 9 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The performance is free, but seating is limited. Make your reservation by calling 678-421-2048. Enjoy food and drinks with the show.

December 6, 2019 | Community Center | 7 - 9 p.m.