What's coming up in Canton: April 2019

Georgia Cities Week in Canton

April 22-25

Mark your calendars and join us to celebrate:

Mon, April 22: Open house with tours at the new Canton Public Safety and Municipal Court Building, with "behind the scenes" tours of spaces not typically open to the public, 2-4 p.m. (tours on the hour and half hour). Canton Public Safety and Municipal Court Building is located at 151 Elizabeth Street.

Tues, April 23: Open house with tours at the new Canton City Hall with refreshments with Mayor and Council, 3-5 p.m. (tours every 15 minutes). City Hall is located at 110 Academy Street.

Thurs, April 25:  Free Community Dumpster Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Canton Public Safety and Municipal Court Building 


Community Easter Egg Hunt, Cookout & Unity Walk

April 20

Join Canton Police Department for a free family fun day at Etowah River Park from noon to 3 pm


Downtown Canton First Friday

May 3

Join us for the party in Downtown Canton with live music, car shows, food trucks, local shopping, & all that Downtown Canton has to offer!

Every First Friday through October, from 6 to 9 pm in Downtown Canton:

May 3 • Live Music by The Return (Beatles tribute band)

June 7 • Live Music by Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute band)

July 5 • Live Music by Members Only (80s and 90s band)

Aug. 2 • Live Music by Skipper Grace

Sept. 6 • Live Music by Departure (Journey tribute band)

Oct. 4 • Live Music by Rumours (Fleetwood Mac tribute band)

Free and open to everyone!

More info at . 


Downtown Canton Farmers Market

Opens May 11

Local growers market every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm in Cannon Park! Rain or Shine.


Canton River Rock

May 18

Join us as we bring FREE family fun to Etowah River Park Amphitheatre this summer with four amazing nights of music! With kids activities, food trucks galore, and top musical acts, this series has something for everyone! Fun starts at 6 pm!

May 18: Electric Avenue (The 80's MTV Experience)

June 15: Thomas Fountain Band (Country Music)

July 20: A1A (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Show)

August 17: The Kentucky Headhunters

Etowah River Park is located at 600 Brown Industrial Pkwy, Canton.

Brought to you by City of Canton, Northside Hospital Cherokee, Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Synovus, Camping World, Advanced Disposal, Family Life Publications & Around Canton.


Etowah Film Festival

May 23-26


Cherokee Arts Center

May 4-5

The 16th annual festival will feature 70 fine art and craft artists, music, food and is a fundraiser for the Cherokee County Art Center on May 4 and 5, 10 am to 5pm, in Brown Park.


The Oak House Listening Room

Come downtown as artists showcase their talents right in the Canton's own music venue, The Oak House Listening Room.

May 3

Acoustic Evening Open Mic, 6:30 p.m.

May 11

Songwriter Sessions, 6 p.m.


Canton Theatre

May 10-19

 The Papers by Jeff Lovett

Non-stop laughs are guaranteed as a woman pretends her dead husband is still alive, just long enough for him to sign his will leaving her a fortune.

All performances will be held at the Historic Canton Theatre located at 171 East Main Street.

For tickets please go to


Coffee with a Cop

April 30

Join Canton Police Department for a cup of coffee and conversation from 8 to 10 am at Dunkin Donuts on Cumming Hwy.

Canton Police Facebook Live Town Hall Meeting

April 23

Join Canton Police Department for a town hall-style Facebook Live meeting. The event will begin at 6:30 pm and continue for approximately an hour. The live stream will be available on the Canton Police’s Facebook page and will be archived for viewing after the broadcast is over.


Dumpster Day

May 4

The City of Canton’s “Dumpster Days” is a great opportunity for any Canton resident to dispose of trash, unwanted items, up to 10 tires per resident and recycle many electronics free of charge at the Canton Public Safety and Municipal Court Building (151 Elizabeth St.) from 8 a.m. to noon.

An extra Dumpster Day will be offered as part of Georgia Cities Week on April 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please note—Canton Dumpster Days are provided for City of Canton residents only. Please bring proof of residency when dropping items off.

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