Love the Lake Festival Sept. 1-2 in Acworth
Enjoy the last blast of summer at the beach at the 5th Annual Superior Plumbing Love the Lake Festival at Cauble Park in downtown Acworth on September 1 & 2 of Labor Day weekend. Beautiful Lake Acworth and Acworth beach will act as a back drop to an array of activities, arts & crafts, festival food, entertainment, Jet Ski Competition, acoustic sounds, FREE Puppet Show, and the Acworth Community Magazine Cup Challenge. There will be plenty of shady spots to enjoy the music, entertainment, or just to kick back. Admission is FREE and there are FREE shuttles that will deliver you right to the festival and fun.
We will be kicking off the Love the Lake Festival with a hometown Parade at 9:30 a.m. down Main Street in the heart of Acworth. The parade will feature Allatoona and North Cobb High school bands, Acworth youth groups, dance groups, huge trucks, floats, pageant queens, and you. If you are interested in participating in the parade, please contact Acworth Parks & Recreation at 770-917-1234.
More than 75 unique Arts & Crafts vendors from all over the southeast will exhibit. Take pleasure in shopping for quality furniture, unique jewelry, handmade clothing, original paintings, birdhouses, so plan to soak it all up and get that special item.
A variety of your favorite festival food will be available including polish sausages, hamburgers, hot dogs, Cajun cuisine, ice cream, smoothies, barbeque, cotton candy, sno-cones, funnel cakes, candy apples, and roasted corn.
The Superior Plumbing Love the Lake Festival will feature an entertainment stage – the Gazebo Stage will feature Scott Thompson with his acoustic sounds of all the songs you know and love on Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
There will be a huge Kids Zone area with a 33’ Shark Slide, 120’ Roller Coaster Obstacle Course, Euro Bungee Quad Jump, 24’ Rockwall, Trackless Train and more items for your kids to enjoy!! Let the kids play while you sit back and soak up the acoustic sounds of Scott Thompson on the Gazebo Stage.
RETURNING THIS YEAR- Pro Hydro-X Tour: Saturday and Sunday, Pro Hydro-X Tour will be showing off their extreme Watercross and Freestyle shows! The event will consist of six Watercross racing events. All the events include Closed Course and Freestyle competitions. Closed Course or Watercross is similar to motocross on the water. Watercross racing is handle bar-to-handle bar competition that pits rider and machine in a personal watercraft battlefield, reaching top speeds of over 70mph! Freestyle features an Amateur Freestyle segment that highlights the acrobatically abilities of these highly specialized athletes and their watercraft. Each event is set up to not only attract experienced circuit racers, but to give competitors who have little or no racing experience, an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and compete in a safe environment!
Back by popular demand is Peter Hart bringing his Atlanta Puppet Show to the Love the Lake Festival: Peter’s festival puppet show has appeal to everyone in the family with unique marionettes and puppet characters that sing, dance, juggle, play fiddle, break apart and come back together, squirt water, and are even launched by catapult across the stage! Not to be missed!
We are very excited to announce the Fifth Annual Acworth Community Magazine’s Cupwill take place on Saturday September 1, on the beach at the Love the Lake Festival. Area high schools including North Cobb, Kennesaw Mountain, Allatoona, and North Cobb Christian will come up with one team each comprised of 7 guys and 7 ladies. No grade, sports affiliation, or anything required other than they attend school. Students will compete in Survivor-inspired competitions for the cup!
The Superior Plumbing Love the Lake festival is co-sponsored by the Acworth Business Association and the City of Acworth a true community event, plan to bring the entire family to escape for your last chance at the beach and close out the summer in style. The Superior Plumbing Love the Lake Festival dates and times are Saturday; September 1, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday September 2, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. located in downtown Acworth, Georgia on beautiful Lake Acworth at Cauble Park. Admission is FREE and Shuttles are FREE, we expect over 15,000 people to attend.