This spring, the hydrangeas are loaded with buds and the Penny McHenry Hydrangea Garden Tour should be spectacular, showcasing many varieties of hydrangeas, including the Penny Mac and Mini Penny, named for Penny McHenry. There are several of Douglasville | Douglas County’s most beautiful gardens participating in the Hydrangea Garden Tour, some of which have been featured in national magazines. Visitors will enjoy seeing a number of outdoor retreats, architectural features and more.
Limited number of tickets available. Tickets may be purchased online at dcmuseum.org beginning May 18, or at Douglas County Museum of History and Art during regular operating hours* beginning Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Please bring your ticket with you as you tour the gardens. Garden locations will be listed on your ticket and hostesses will greet you at the gardens beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair or stroller accessible. Please wear comfortable and sturdy shoes. Current Georgia Covid-19 precautions will be required, including social distancing.
The Douglasville Police Department will be holding a Summer Festival instead of a Spring Festival this year. It will take place on June 5, 2021 from 10 am until 4 pm at the Douglasville Public Safety Complex located at 2083 Fairburn Road. Come out and meet your public safety officials while the kids enjoy a summer egg hunt, touch-a-truck, a K-9 demo, vendors, food and fun. This event is free and open to the public. We will be social distancing, have hand sanitizer stations throughout the festival, and ask that you bring a mask for close interaction. The entire event will be outside.
Contact: Stephanie McClarty 678-293-1797 or Sgt. Dean at 678-293-1621. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 5:00pm – 8:00pm: National Night Out
Join the Douglasville Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office as we come together with our community to make it a safer and more caring place to live. Take the opportunity to ask questions and get to know your neighbors and local law enforcement. We will have hot dogs, hamburgers, kids activities, giveaway items, touch a truck, music, and more! Join your local law enforcement for a night of food, fun, and partnership!
We invite everyone to come out and celebrate with us! The Douglasville Police Department, in partnership with Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, is sponsoring a Jamboree at our “House of Hope” located at 8304 Hollis Street, Douglasville, GA, on Saturday, August 28, 2021, from 1pm – 6pm. The Jamboree will include information from several surrounding city & county resources, balloon animals, kids activities, food, music, and more. There will be something to do for everyone.
Please adhere to social distancing guidelines and bring masks. Parking available at Simpson’s Mortuary adjacent to the event.
The 2021 Fall Festival and Safety Expo sponsored by the Douglasville Police Department is happening on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 10am – 4 pm at the Douglasville Police Department, 2083 Fairburn Road, Douglasville, GA. 30135. This is a FREE Event with vendors, touch-a-truck, K-9 demonstration, costume contest with prizes, kids activities, and more. This is a rain or shine event. Vendors are needed and cost for space is $25. Vendor Registration deadline is September.
The 5th annual Hunters Harvest Fall Festival and Arts & Craft show at Hunter Park will be held on October 16, 2021 from 11am-3pm at Hunter Park.
This event will feature over 40 vendors from all over West Georgia and Metro ATL with varying arts & crafts and food and beverage items.
The festival will also include a children’s play zone featuring inflatables and other amenities for $5.
Children 3 and under are free inside the play zone.
All festival attendees are encouraged to wear costumes.
This event is free and open to the public.
A Blues and R&B Concert – Back by popular demand!
Zakiya Hooker, daughter of the late Blues Legend, John Lee Hooker and Ollan “Chris” Bell, co-founder of the Natural Four will be performing.
Guest Musicians, Anthony Cook, Anthony Reed and the HIS Band will be also be performing.
Seating is limited