Holidays

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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. 

TBA for 2022


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Norcross Valentine's Night Out 


This Valentine’s Day, the city is pulling out all the stops for those with love in their eyes. Cozy up in a carriage ride, renew your vows or take a romantic photo, all at no charge. And if that doesn’t meet your idea of a night out with your sweetie, Downtown Norcross restaurants will be offering romance specials for those who would like to wine and dine!

TBA for 2022


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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.

TBA for 2022

  
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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!

TBA for 2022


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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. 

TBA for 2022

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Memorial Day Remembrance 

Join us in downtown Norcross this Memorial Day as we pay tribute to our troops and their families. A collection of special guests will be hosting and entertaining throughout the day and Norcross Masonic Lodge will be providing hot dogs. Come out and join us!


TBA for 2022


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Red, White & BOOM!  

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 2021 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. CDC guidelines will be followed at the 2021 event.

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. 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 and One Heart Church. Downtown streets close at 3:00 p.m.

July 3, 2021 at 5 p.m. | Lillian Webb Park and Downtown Norcross


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9/11  Remembrance 

The City of Norcross will hold a short 9/11 remembrance ceremony. The event will begin at 8:20 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. Attendees coming to the September 11th Ceremony should park in the lower-level parking lot at City Hall.


Saturday, September 11 at 8:20 a.m. | Betty Mauldin Park


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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! 

Friday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. | Thrasher Park
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Carriage Rides and 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!  

Carriage Rides | Dec 1-22 (Tues/Wed/Fri), 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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Photos with Santa | Dec 8-22 (Wed/Fri), 6-8 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.