Douglas County Georgia

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September Saturdays Celebration

September Saturdays Festival
September Saturdays Festival 


Contact:
Rick Martin
Director of Communications and Community Relations
Third Floor, Douglas County Courthouse
8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, Georgia 30134
Phone: 770.920.7303
Fax: 770.920.7445
rickmartin@co.douglas.ga.us


Festival T-shirt Logo
Festival T-shirt Logo 
Overview:

September Saturdays is the largest annual festival and community event in Douglas County. Its sole purpose is to foster community by creating an event where any resident, regardless of the situation, can come and enjoy fun, fellowship, camaraderie, and inclusion. A community only gets stronger when it communicates!

September Saturdays is unique in that it is held on two consecutive Saturdays in September so that people have two chances to attend. There is no cost to attend - charging for any festival feature might preclude someone from coming, and this festival is for everyone. Festival expenses are paid by Douglas County and the generosity of community-minded businesses, so that the festival, parking, and all features can have free admission.

September Saturdays is held inside and on the grounds of the Douglas County Courthouse, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, Georgia 30134. Parking is available on the Courthouse grounds and on surrounding properties. A free van shuttle service is provided from adjacent parking areas.

September Saturdays 2019 will be our 17th year - and it will be bigger and better than ever!



Festival Features Each Saturday

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Festival

  • Community Marketplace with over 100 vendors
  • Choral Concerts on the Courthouse Steps every 30 minutes beginning at 11a
  • Food Court
  • Children's Play Area with inflatable games and Animal Shelter pet adoptions
  • Family Amusement Rides
  • Society for Creative anachronism (middle ages demonstrations, September 28)
  • Water and Sewer Authority Water Wagon
  • Computerized Child ID Program (inside the Courthouse Atrium, 1st floor)
  • Vision Testing by the Douglas County Lions Club (Citizen's Hall, 2nd floor, September 28)
  • and a lot more!
  • Battle of the Bands Drum lines from New Manchester High School and Douglas County High School.

September 21st Heroes Day + Touch-a-Truck Experience will feature equipment and vehicles from military, law enforcement, public safety, and community service agencies in addition to featuring booths from schools of the Douglas County School System in which the schools will promote and explain their programs, and possibly raise funds for the school.

September 28th Family Day + Fun & Games Festival will feature booths from schools of the Douglas County School System in which the schools will promote and explain their programs, and possibly raise funds for the school. The festival will feature representatives from area industries and businesses that could have jobs available!



The proceeds from vendor space rentals in the Community Marketplace go to benefit Communities in Schools of Douglas County, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides after-school programs and mentoring for Douglas County School System students. The Mission of Communities in Schools is to help young people successfully learn, stay in school, and prepare for life. No tax dollars can be used for this program, so it is dependent on grants and donations to help at-risk students become a success. For more information, please call Mitzi Teal, CISDC Executive Director, at 770.651.2039.

September Saturdays offers a food court, and spaces for applications are now available for 2019 until August 21. For further information please contact Rick Martin, Director of Communications & Community Relations at 770-920-7303.

Food Court for September 21st:

  • Repucci’s Italian Ice & Gelato
  • Shane’s Rib Shack (Barbecue Ribs)
  • S&J’s Turkey Legs (large size turkey legs)
  • Buckner Family Funnel Cakes, Hot Dogs,
  • AKA Kona Ice
  • Jam Sisters, Philly Cheese steaks, fried pickles, curly fries, hotdogs, hamburgers,
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Exclusive Party Central Hot Dogs

Food Court for September 28th:

  • ATL Blu Seafood
  • S&J’s Turkey Legs (large size turkey legs)
  • Buckner Family Funnel Cakes, Hot Dogs,
  • AKA Kona Ice
  • Jam Sisters, Philly Cheese steaks, fried pickles, curly fries, hotdogs, hamburgers,
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Exclusive Party Central Hot Dogs

September Saturdays offers a food court, but spaces are now closed for 2019. For applications please contact Rick Martin at 770-920-7303.

Community Marketplace Vendor Registration for 2019 (non-food)

Now Open! Click on this link to download the non-food vendor registration form: Non-food Vendor Registration Form (PDF document)

Click this link for on-line non-food vendor registration: Online Payment for Non-food Vendors ($75 per booth per Saturday)



Non-food Vendors - September 21st:
  • 360 Painting of Douglasville
  • American Legion Post 145
  • Art Club DCHS
  • Atlanta West Jewelry
  • Atlanta West Pentecostal Church
  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Baza-Fainn Productions LLC
  • Beyond the Front Porch
  • CHHS - International Club
  • Christian Brothers Mechanical LLC
  • Citizens Academy
  • City of Douglasville
  • Cobb and Douglas Public Health - Children's 1st
  • Color Street
  • Connect Douglas
  • Cornerstone Chiropractic of LIthia Springs
  • County Commissioner
  • Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County
  • DCHS National Art Honor Society
  • DCSS - Transportation
  • Delta Sigma
  • Designed Illusions
  • DOBBS Heating and Air, Inc.
  • Douglas CORE
  • Douglas County 4-H Horse and Pony Club
  • Douglas County Board of Commissioners
  • Douglas County Chamber of Commerce -
  • Douglas County Democratic Party
  • Douglas County Genealogical
  • Douglas County GOP Republican Party
  • Douglas County Humane Society
  • Douglas County Parks and Recreation
  • Douglas Senior Services
  • Dr. Romona Jackson Jones
  • Elk Remodeling Inc.
  • Enjoy Life Cleaning Services
  • Escape USA LLC
  • Etre Chic Boutique
  • Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Flint Hill 371 Freemason of Georgia
  • Future One Chiropractic
  • Georgia Highlands College
  • Go Energy Financial
  • H J. Russell & Company
  • Hightower's Memorial Chapel
  • Holly Leasure Le-Vel
  • Infused Bath & Body
  • Jauntee Candles
  • Jokida's Creations
  • Joseph Brooks 4 City Council, Ward 4
  • Just Breathe Yoga Center
  • Keep Douglas County Beautiful
  • Keller Williams
  • Lions Club
  • LSHS STEM
  • Medicas Medical
  • Mercer University
  • Mitchell's Coffee + Conversation
  • Nightmare's Gate Haunted House
  • NJS Fashion Handbags
  • NMHS ART club
  • NMHS FAME Booth
  • Operation Christmas
  • Paparazzi Accessories
  • Pink Zebra
  • PopUp Baby, LLC
  • Power Home Remodeling
  • Primerica - Promoting Financial Education
  • Quality Care for Children
  • Red Cross
  • Renewal by Andersen of Atlanta
  • retired...
  • Sanctuary Girl LLC
  • SherryWoxHealth Hempworx
  • Spark Wireless
  • Sunrise
  • tipsy lady jellies
  • Trendy African
  • Triola Essentials
  • Two Girls and a Kid
  • U.S Census Bureau / Douglas County Counting Committee
  • Vital Life Chiropractic
  • WaterWalkers GA
  • WGTC
  • Whitley Garner at Rosehaven
  • Wright Stuff Chics
  • Yourstylesinmine.com
  • Youth Public Defender
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority


Non-food Vendors - September 28th:
  • A Little Taste of Heaven
  • AARP
  • Alexander JROTC
  • American Business Womens Association
  • AMVet Post 128
  • Anchor Heating + Air Sponsoring for Douglas County CASA
  • Art Club DCHS
  • Atlanta West Pentecostal Church
  • Baza-Fainn Productions LLC
  • Beyond the Front Porch
  • Board of Elections
  • Braincare Thereapy
  • Brainy Bytes West Atlanta
  • CCI
  • CHHS - International Club
  • Children 1st Community Development Services, Inc.
  • City of Douglasville
  • Cobb and Douglas Public Health
  • Compel City Church
  • Connect Douglas
  • County Commissioner
  • DCHS National Art Honor Society
  • DCSS - Transportation
  • DCSS Food Service Department
  • Delta Sigma
  • Douglas CORE
  • Douglas County Democratic Party
  • Douglas County GOP Republican Party
  • Douglas County Humane Society
  • Douglas County Parks and Recreation
  • Douglas Senior Services
  • Factory Shoals Middle Steppers
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Flint Hill 371 Freemason of Georgia
  • Future One Chiropractic
  • Generation Infocus
  • Georgia Blue Foot and Ankle
  • Go Energy Financial
  • Gutter Glove South + Home Renovations
  • H J. Russell & Company
  • Healing Hands Massage Therapy - Tracy Gazzola
  • Hightower's Memorial Chapel
  • Holly Leasure Le-Vel
  • John Cone Allstate
  • Just Breathe Yoga Center
  • Kiwanis Club of Douglas County
  • Lions Club
  • Little Chickadees Mobile Petting Farm
  • LSHS STEM
  • Maximum One Realty
  • MEETING EXCLUSIVE LLC
  • MEETING EXCLUSIVE LLC
  • Mercer University
  • Mitchell's Coffee + Conversation
  • NMHS ART club
  • Oaks at Douglasville
  • Operation Christmas
  • Paparazzi Accessories
  • Park Orthodontics
  • Pickard
  • PopUp Baby, LLC
  • Power Home Remodeling
  • Renewal by Andersen of Atlanta
  • Sanctuary Girl LLC
  • SCA Shire of Dependale
  • Scents to Me (Scentsy)
  • Starrskye Art Studios
  • Sunrise
  • Sweetwater Elementary School
  • TD Discount Liquidation
  • TD Discount Liquidation
  • Travis Farnell
  • Trendy African
  • Triola Essentials
  • U.S Census Bureau / Douglas County Counting Committee
  • UGA Extension Douglas County Master Gardners
  • Uniq Pop Gloss
  • Upward Basketball & Cheerleading Leagues Ages 4-10
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WGTC
  • Whitley Garner at Rosehaven
  • Wright Stuff Chics
  • Youth Public Defender


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DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS
2019 Non-Food Vendor Application Form - 51.4KB

Directions to the Douglas County Courthouse - 26.1KB

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*Presenting Sponsor: Google
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Platinum - Stage Sponsor: Georgia's Own Credit Union
Founded on the philosophy of people helping people, Georgia's Own Credit Union, a not-for-profit community credit union, offers a wide variety of financial products and services. Any Douglas County resident may become a member of Georgia's Own!
5895 Stewart Parkway, 404.874.1166

Gold Sponsor: Assured Comfort
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Gold Sponsor: John Thornton Chevrolet
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Gold Sponsor: GreyStone Power
A member-owned electric cooperative dedicated to providing our members with the best electric service at the lowest possible rates. Because we are locally owned and operated, customers receive responsive and focused service.

Gold Sponsor: SunTrust Bank
One of the strongest banks in the Nation but with down home service!
5641 Fairburn Road, Douglasville - 770.920.3333

Silver Sponsor: Mark Alcarez
Mark Alcarez for Douglas County Coroner

Silver Sponsor: T-Mobile
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Silver Sponsor: Troy University
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Silver Sponsor: Jones-Wynn Funeral Homes
a family serving families since 1950
2189 Midway Road, Douglasville - 770.942.2311

Silver Sponsor: West Georgia Technical College
We can help you be what you want to be! Financial Aid packages available!
4600 Timber Ridge Drive, Douglasville - 770.947.7200

In Kind Sponsor: Atlanta Dumpster Rental
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