Peachtree City, GA

Peachtree City is the largest city in Fayette County located in South Metro Atlanta named the “8th Best Small Town to Live” by Money magazine in 2009. It is a golf cart city with a 90-mile network of golf-cart paths that wind through greenbelts and around lakes.

This beautiful city boasts of fun activities all-year-round that attract tourists, making them come back for more exciting events.

Every September, Peachtree hosts the annual Shakerag Arts and Crafts Festival at the McIntosh Trail Complex.

This year, the festival will be held on Sept. 16 to 17.

Now on its 40th year, Shakerag Arts and Crafts Festival features an array of handcrafted goods, children’s activities at the kids’ zone, food vendors and live entertainment. Check this website for further details http://peachtree-city.org/DocumentCenter/View/10174.

On Sept. 23 from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Rotary Club of Peachtree City will hold the Dragon Boat Races and International Festival at Lake McIntosh.

The festival combines international culture, food and dance with exciting, adrenaline-filled dragon boat races. It includes the traditional Kids Korner and a wide variety of entertainment and food bazaar.

Dragon boat racing is the world’s fastest growing water sport that combines tradition with modern day teamwork, enthusiasm and strategy. Check this website for more details https://ptcdragonboats.org/.

The annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend (AWW) will once again be held on Oct. 7 to 8 at the Dekalb Peachtree Airport.

Now on its 4th year, the AWW will celebrate the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen as it offers the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail traveling exhibit showcasing the history and legacy of the Airmen, the first cadet graduates to earn their wings 75 years ago at Tuskegee who became the first black U. S. Army Air Corps pilots.

This event is a warbird display with aircraft rides and history education sessions. Click this link for further details http://atlantawarbirdweekend.com/.

On Nov. 4, the CAF DIxie Wing Keep ’em Flying Run will be held in 10k, 5k and 1 mile walk categories.

Proceeds from the race, which will start at 8:00am, will help fund educational outreach programs at the CAF Dixie Wing and the construction of a new children’s playground at the Atlanta Regional Airport. Check here for more details http://keepemflyingrun.com/.

On Dec. 2 at 5:00pm, Hometown Holiday is slated to be held at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater along 201 McIntosh Trail where guests can enjoy performances by local talents.

Coinciding with the event is the lighting of the Christmas Tree starting off with the Trail of Lights to be led by Santa that goes toward City Hall.