The Great Pumpkin Fest

TGPF 2023The Great Pumpkin Fest is Cherokee Recreation & Park’s very own sixth annual fall festival! We will have a DJ, craft vendors, lots of food, hayrides, axe throwing, archery, bounce houses (pay to play) a costume contest, & SO much more! Don't forget to wear your costumes and trick-or-treat with our vendors. The costume contest will take place at 12:00 pm!

We now have three locations for extra parking. Shuttles are free for pick-up and drop-off.
1.) Macedonia Elementary School, 10370 E. Cherokee Drive, Canton, GA 30115
2.) Macedonia Baptist Church, 11230 E. Cherokee Drive, Ball Ground, GA 30107
3.) Dwight Terry Park, 13395 East Cherokee Drive, Ball Ground GA 30107

All our shuttles at this event are free and provided by CATS Transportation.
Cherokee Area Transportation System (CATS) provides public transportation services for residents of Cherokee County.

Watch the CATS video for rider rules:

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, October 21, 2023
Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Cherokee Veterans Park, 7345 Cumming Highway, Canton, Georgia 30115.
Cost: FREE Admission

Download the Great Pumpkin Fest event flyer size 8.5x11 to hang at your business or bulletin board.

For more information, contact Jessica Ascenzo, or Jessica Hallman, or call 770-924-7768.

Click here to apply to become a vendor.


If you would like to become a sponsor for any of our special events, we would love to have you and your company! Please contact Jessica Hallman at for more information.

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Canton, GA Travel Agent

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