McDonough, GA welcomes the 2013 Roberto Clemente World Series!
Skilled American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC) baseball teams, along with their families, from across the United States will be in McDonough, GA July 24 – 28, 2013 for the 2013 Roberto Clemente World Series. Our city will extend southern hospitality to these guests, starting with an opening ceremony on the downtown McDonough square Wednesday, and the bats start cracking on Thursday as games begin at Richard Craig Park in McDonough.
As players, coaches, families and friends come to cheer on their team and to, hopefully, claim the title of Robert Clemente World Series Champion, we want them to feel right at home in McDonough, GA. Here are resources for local information on: restaurants, hotels, shopping, attractions and things to do while in-town. One family-friendly opportunity is FREE Movie Friday — Join us on the downtown McDonough Square to watch ‘The Croods’ (rated PG). Order takeout from one of the restaurants downtown or pack a cooler!
For more information, contact 770.898.9311.
The historic McDonough square will be host for the 11Alive ‘This is Home’ Summer Road Series on Friday, July 12, 2013. The morning show hosts will hang out and air the show live surrounded by the unique streetscape, red geraniums and lots of history. Everyone is invited to join us for the show — bright and early, starting at 5:00am! The show will feature hometown favorites, such as Gritz Family Restaurant and more!
For more information on being in the audience, call Jennifer at 770.898.3196.
2nd Thursday of each month
Sponsored by Main Street McDonough Program and McDonough Hospitality & Tourism Board
Ladies, Mark your calendar!
On the second Thursday night of each month, ladies flock to downtown McDonough for a much-deserved night out on the town! This is a fun time to get together with friends and enjoy fun times dining out and shopping without the kids or significant other. Downtown merchants have fun prizes, special discounts which make the night even more fabulous!
Enjoy the downtown fresh market in McDonough, GA — Courthouse Square Market held inside the Chafin Building on Griffin Street. The market is open Thursdays and Fridays, 7:30am – 5:30pm and Saturdays 8:00am – 12:00pm. Pick up goods from one of the popular local vendors:
Queen Bee Coffee
Castle Rock Honey
Magic Bean Farms
Willow Soap Company
Pound It Cakes
BZ Dog Treats
Teacup Candles and Clocks
Fresh Eggs from Wayne Haney
Jams and Jellies from Danijamz
Courthouse Square Almond Butter and Beef Jerky
Skip out of town for the weekend. Yes, you! You deserve it!
Sneak off to a hidden gem just south of Atlanta, Georgia where southern charm and hospitality still exists. McDonough, GA has something for everyone! One of a kind dining, unique shopping, history tours, relaxing day spa and more all within walking distance in historic downtown McDonough. When you think you’ve had enough, unwind at one of our trendy hotels.
Enjoy a Weekend Get-A-Way in beautiful McDonough, GA!