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Main Street Ambassadors

Individuals, Businesses or Organizations who would like to volunteer their time or services to support Downtown Newnan. Main Street Ambassadors are volunteers that enhance our program immensely. The duties of a Main Street Ambassador can range from volunteering to help facilitate a Main Street event, to participating in a Main Street Committee, to clerical responsibilities and much more. To be a Main Street Ambassador, we ask that you commit at least 10 hours a year to our program.

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Opportunities for Ambassadors

The Taste of Newnan

The Taste of Newnan

The Taste of Newnan is a marketing opportunity for local Newnan-Coweta restaurants to showcase their most popular dishes during this bi-annual family friendly event. Twice a year over 7,000 people gather in historic downtown Newnan for the Taste of Newnan. The event features two stages of family-friendly entertainment, a “kid-zone”, and cuisine from over 35 local restaurants. The Taste of Newnan is a downtown tradition, and an opportunity to build memories with your friends and family while supporting local businesses. 
Tucked Away Music Festival

Tucked Away Music Festival

Tucked away Music Day will be held on Saturday May 12th from 2-6pm. We will be hosting multiple bands with different genres of music. Kick of the Summer with us in Downtown Newnan!
Summer Wined Up

Summer Wined Up

The Summer Wined-Up is our downtown wine-tasting event, and takes place each year during the month of June. Individual tastings occur at a different downtown business, where guests should expect to perform a “wine walk” that moves through over 25 host locations. The merchants who host this event will feature different hor d'oeuvres and a variety of whites, reds, and specialty blend wines for guests to sample. All downtown business hosts are happy to extend their business hours and hospitality to all downtown guests; drinkers, and non-drinkers, including retail specials and promotions. Main Street Newnan releases a limited number of 500 Summer Wined-up tickets for drinkers that are available for purchase.
Summer NewnaNights

Summer NewnaNights

The Summer NewnaNights will take place on the 2nd Thursday in June-August from 6:00pm- 8:00pm, and will feature family friendly music and entertainment! Each event will take place in the Greenville Street Park. The Greenville Street Park will also be filled with various festivities and vendor booths.
July 4th Parade

July 4th Parade

The Fourth of July Parade will begin at Veteran’s Memorial Park at 9:00 a.m., and will end at Greenville Street Park between 9:30- 10:00 a.m. Main Street Newnan welcomes the community to meet at Veteran’s Memorial Park by 8:30 a.m. Registration is not necessary for participants unless they intend to use any type of motorized vehicle to pull a float. There is also no registration fee to participate. Main Street Newnan requests that all registration forms be submitted at least one week before the parade. The Newnan Rotary club will also host festivities on the evening of July 4th. Please join us at 5:30 p.m., at Drake Stadium for family fun and fireworks until dark. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase at 6 p.m. Traditional holiday fare will be on hand with hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks. There will be musical entertainment, and other attractions provided for children along with free souvenirs for the kids to take home.
Screen on the Square

Screen on the Square

The Screen on the Square Event takes place at the First Avenue Park in Historic Downtown Newnan, where a family-friendly, animated film will be featured in a litter-free, smoke-free environment. The event is free to the public, and we welcome crowds of all ages! Families are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on and pack a picnic supper to enjoy during the event.
Sunrise on the Square Road Race

Sunrise on the Square Road Race

The Sunrise on the Square Labor Day Road Race is a local favorite, and has been held annually in Downtown Newnan on the Saturday before Labor Day for over 25 years! The race begins in Downtown Newnan and spans through “The City of Homes,” where runners will catch a glimpse of our beautiful, historic in-town neighborhoods and commercial district. The race is a USATF certified course featuring chipped timing, where runners will enjoy the diversity of terrain, including: long flat stretches, downhill, and uphill sections. The Sunrise on the Square Labor Day Road race welcomes both runners and walkers of all skill levels. Runners are given options to pursue a 5K route, and a 10k route.
Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest celebration is designed to bring beer enthusiasts downtown to enjoy a night of tasting craft brews. Over 30+ downtown businesses participants extend their business hours, and their hospitality, to downtown guest to serve as tasting locations for the different varieties of craft beer that is available for sampling. Downtown businesses provide complimentary refreshments, retail sales specials and other treats for all Oktoberfest guest.
Holiday Sip & See

Holiday Sip & See

During the Holiday Sip-and-See, downtown retail establishments extend their normal business hours to introduce their holiday gift items, and offer special promotions or discounts. This event is a great opportunity to get an early start on holiday shopping! Participating businesses will serve hor d'oeuvres and beverages during the event. The Holiday Open House is also an opportunity for spectators to stroll our beautiful downtown streets with family and friends while enjoying the season in downtown Newnan!
Santa on the Square

Santa on the Square

Santa on the Square is hosted each year on the day after Thanksgiving from 6- 8 p.m. During the event, Santa visits downtown Newnan to greet children, who are welcome to sit on Santa’s lap and read him their Christmas list! The downtown streets will close within the hours prior to the event, as Santa will be making a special trip from the North Pole to the downtown Newnan Square! Santa will arrive downtown in a Fire Truck, and will immediately light the beautiful downtown Christmas Tree before the event begins. This annual tradition in historic downtown Newnan reminds us all of the importance of the holiday season: fostering hope, charity, forgiveness, and kindness.
General Office Work

General Office Work

We need volunteers/interns to assist with general clerical work.
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