The historic city of Acworth in Cobb County, Georgia is hosting several exciting outdoor activities this week. Acworth is a lake city, and the events will kick off on Thursday, May 21st with the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour presented by Rockstar Energy Drink. On Thursday and Friday the event begins at 9:00a.m. ends around 4:00 p.m., but not all of the action takes place on the water. On land, fans will experience tons of great food and music; athlete autograph signings; chances to win free stuff; and shopping at the most cutting-edge stores for water-sports equipment including boats, wakeboards, wakeskates, sunglasses and the latest in wakeboarding and surfing fashions. This family oriented event and will provide a fun filled day of sun, surf and excitement for all who attend. The Main Event will take place on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tickets will be available for purchase on event dates at Dallas Landing Park: $13.00 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages six to twelve, and ages five and under are admitted free. To purchase tickets in advance, visit ww.prowakeboardtour.com. Tickets can be ordered online for almost 50% off for a limited time.
Parking will be available at the park May 19 and May 20. Limited parking will be available at the park on May 21. Shuttles will be provided from Downtown Acworth. For more information on the event, contact the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department at 770-917-1234.
If land sports are your preference, the City of Acworth invites the entire family out to Dallas Landing Park, on Saturday morning, May 21 for an exciting day of fun in the sun during its inaugural Acworth Get Fit 5K. The first annual event will feature racing for children, families and serious runners before crossing the finish line at the park's beach, where the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour will take place. The race will kick off at 8 a.m. with a chip-timed 5K run through and around the park on a scenic, fast and well-shaded route. Runners with little ones can participate on the same course at 8:05 a.m. for the untimed 5K Stroller Roll. The final races of the day will be held at 9 a.m. for the Kids Fun Run. Proceeds from the Acworth Get Fit 5K will benefit the Acworth Special Needs Development Group and Special Needs Baseball field. To register for the 5K, please visit www.getfit5k.com. All registered participants will receive an exclusive Acworth Get Fit 5K t-shirt, goodie bag and a complimentary ticket to the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour.
Stay late, celebrate and hangout in Historic Downtown Acworth with Pro Tour participants and fans. The City of Acworth, the Downtown Development Authority, the Acworth Convention and Visitor's Bureau, in partnership with South 107 and 104.9 "The Rebel" bring you the Pro Tour Block Party that will be held following the main event from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. The Pro Tour awards ceremony will take place at the Block Party along with live music from Peachtree Station, wakeboard videos, food, shopping, and much more.