Snellville to mark 100 years of history with Aug. 18-19 Centennial Celebration
SNELLVILLE - The city’s centennial will be celebrated through a variety of events Aug. 18-19.
The celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 on the Towne Green in front of City Hall with a variety of food trucks, music, fun and games along with an antique car display on Oak Road representing cars dating back to 1923.
As part of the celebration on Friday, Experience Snellville will be giving away 100 Eskimo Pie-type bars to the first 100 people who pick up a free ticket at the volunteer booth. The tickets will be given out on a first come, first serve basis and can be redeemed at the Frozen Sweets Food Truck.
There will be kid’s zone with inflatables and a video gaming bus will be located next to City Hall. Both the inflatables and gaming bus will be free to play at this event.
Meet some historic Snellville ghosts from the past and join Snellville Performing Arts behind City Hall at 8:30 p.m., Friday for the hauntingly fun Ghost Tour. Donations will be accepted for the tour.
On Saturday, come to the Farmers’ Market dressed in clothing from a former decade for a chance to win prizes. Stop by the Farmers’ Market volunteer booth to show off your centennial clothing and register for one of the prizes that will be drawn at 12 p.m. at the Farmers’ Market.
Saturday evening, the Atlanta Seventeen Band will take the stage from 6-9 p.m., playing music through the decades. Come listen to music from the Roaring 20s to Soul, R&B, Jazz and Rock. The second night of the Snellville Performing Arts Ghost Tour starts immediately after the concert at 9:15 p.m.
At 8 p.m. the giant centennial City of Snellville birthday cake surrounded by 100 sparklers will be brought to the front of the stage by the Masons from the Masonic lodge for a Happy Birthday sing-a-long. Cake will be served to the community in attendance.