Acworth Summer Activity Guide

Acworth Summer Guide Feature July 2023

Welcome to the city of Acworth! If you are interested in free or low-cost summer activities focused on enriching kids and getting them excited about reading, follow our activity guide below…

Acworth Farmers Market

Every Friday from April 7th to October 27th, the Acworth Farmers Market is hosted from 8 a.m. to noon at the Logan Farm Park Expansion. A multitude of local farmers and artisans come out to sell their products and share what they love. It is a great opportunity to buy fresh produce and amazing products while learning about your community! Stop by this Friday at 4405 Cherokee St, Acworth, GA and learn more information about this event on the Facebook page.

The Art House

Founded in 2017, the Art House aims to promote art and art education within the Acworth community. By selling local artisan’s work, hosting exhibits, open houses, and hosting workshops for children and adults, the Art House grows the art community and teaches new skills. Register online to become a member and gain access to their newsletter, artist receptions, exhibits, and be able to submit art for display. Classes and workshops can be registered for online and prices range from $35 to $225 depending session amounts.

The Crazy Book Lady

After starting to sell books online in 2016, The Crazy Book Lady opened a store in 2017 to continue sharing the love of books in Acworth. CD’s and DVD’s started being added to the collection and eventually board games and role playing games made it into the store’s stock. Only used books are sold here and most are sold for at least half of the original retail price! The store also hosts a multitude of events including book clubs, RPG days, author panels, meet and greets, and more! Follow The Crazy Book Lady on Facebook to discover events and stop by at 5058 Cherokee Street, Acworth, Ga.

Red Top Mountain State Park

Located by Lake Allatoona, Red Top Mountain State Park is a great spot for picnics, swimming, hiking, boating, and more! With over 15 miles of trails, picnic tables, and campgrounds there are endless opportunities for fun. On-site parking is $5 per day and boats can be rented at the nearby marina. Cabins and cottages are also available nearby which make for a great stay-cation

Cauble Park

If you are looking for a way to cool off, go to the sandy shore at Cauble Park for a fun swim! Bathroom, showers, and a changing station are located on-site as well as a gazebo and picnic tables. Two playgrounds are also available as well as a fishing dock and boat ramp. Parking is $10 for non-residents. Check online for the park rules and information about renting park facilities.

Reading Resources

Little Free Library Finder

Looking for access to free books in your area? Check out the Little Free Library World Map to see which ones are closest to you!

Cobb County Summer Reading Challenge 

Create a Beanstack account today to register as a participant and track your summer reading. As you read and complete activities, you are eligible to receive prizes! Get more information here.


Download the Libby app this summer and gain access to thousands of free books, audiobooks, magazines, and more through your library card. Available on Google Play and the App Store. 

Cobb County Public Library App

By downloading the Cobb County Library app, users are able to see what books are available, place holds, manage accounts, and renew currently borrowed books. Make your reading process easier and find more books to read this summer by downloading the app! Available on Google Play and the App Store. 

Activity Resources

Free Teen Summer Gym Membership 

Planet Fitness lets teens age 14 through 19 work out for free all summer! Download the Planet Fitness app to create an account and register here to get a free membership. 

Cobb County 911 and Marietta PD Free School Supplies

Join Cobb County 911 Dispatchers and Officers at Marietta Perks on July 25th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. to chat! While you are there, grab some free school supplies while supplies last.

Family Fun Safety Day

Stop by the Cobb County Safety Village on Thursday June 29th at 9 a.m. to learn about safety! For $5.00 a person kids can meet firefighters, see firetrucks, tour Sparky’s house, and enjoy a puppet show. Kids will also learn valuable skills such as how to escape smoke, how to call 911, how to reduce fire hazards at home, best kitchen safety practices, and how to conduct an at home fire drill! Learn more here.

Looking for More?

Follow @cobbcollaborative on Instagram and Facebook to stay up-to-date and see our activity posts for other cities coming soon!

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