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21 February 2019

2019 Special Events in Holly Springs

Written by Erin Honea

Holly Springs offers fun things to do all year long, so mark your calendars now! Additional details can be found at HollySpringsGa.us/events.

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 13, 11:00am, Barrett Park
The Easter Bunny will hide over 15,000 eggs then take pictures with all the children. Each family will go home with a complimentary printed picture. In addition to the egg hunt, children can enjoy the petting zoo, face painting, egg-shaped spin art, and a popcorn snack. Each child will receive a special age-appropriate prize for their egg hunting efforts. This is a free event.

Job Fair
Wednesday, May 1, 10:00am-2:00pm, Historic Train Depot
The City is pleased to host an annual job fair. Come with plenty of resumes ready to meet your next employer and network with fellow job-seekers. Are you looking for employees? If so, contact the City of Holly Springs. This event is free for job-seekers and employers.

Great American Cleanup
Saturday, May 4, 9:00am-12:00pm, location TBD
City staff, the Tree Commission, and local volunteers team up to participate in the country’s largest community beautification program, Keep America Beautiful, which kicks off each spring and engages more than 4 million volunteers in over 20,000 communities nationwide. This is a great opportunity for scouts and civic groups looking to serve their community.

Memorial Day 5K and Fun Run
Saturday, May 25, 8:00am, Holly Springs Elementary School STEM Academy
Net proceeds from this year’s race will be donated to the L.R. Tippens Education Center. Pre-registration is $25, and day-of-race registration is $30. The race will begin at Holly Springs Elementary School and end at Barrett Park with refreshments, awards, and a 1K Fun Run for children. Register by May 3 to be guaranteed a T-shirt!

Autumn Fest
Saturday, October 5, 10:00am-5:00pm, Barrett Park
This is the City’s signature event. Stay all day to enjoy local arts and crafts from over 80 unique vendors, food trucks, local singers, bands, dance companies, and a free kids’ zone complete with a rock-climbing wall, double bungee trampoline, carnival games, face painting, and so much more. Free to park, enter, and enjoy the kids’ zone.


Community Christmas Tree Lighting
Friday, December 6, 6:30pm, Historic Train Depot
Holly Springs Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 7, 1:30pm, Holly Springs Parkway
Join elected officials, City staff, and neighbors for the lighting of the community Christmas tree next to Hardin Pavilion at the Historic Train Depot. We’ll kick off the holiday season together with Christmas carols, cookies, and hot apple cider. The next day, come back to downtown Holly Springs for the Christmas Parade. Floats, marching bands, dance groups, and more will march down Holly Springs Parkway towards the Historic Train Depot, where after the parade, Santa will be available for complimentary pictures. While you wait, pick up a take-home Christmas craft, and snack on cupcakes and hot chocolate. These events are free.

About the Author

Erin Honea

Erin Honea

Erin Honea is a native of Cherokee County and has been the Main Street Director for the City of Holly Springs since 2014.