Top Things to do in Cherokee County this Summer!


With summer just around the corner, finding affordable things to do for the family can be quite the challenge. That’s why we want to highlight 5 affordable things to do this summer in Cherokee County.

1. Take a swim at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center in Holly Springs

Georgia heat can be tough to be at times. If you’re looking for a refreshing swim, visit the Cherokee County Aquatic Center just south of Holly Springs. Located off exit 11 on I-575, the Cherokee County Aquatic Center is a state-of-the-art, full service aquatics facility complete with two indoor pools and one outdoor leisure pool. Admission is $6 for Ages 2-14 & 55+ and $7 for Ages 14-54 for a 1-day pass.

2. Tune in to one of Woodstock’s Summer Concerts

From Rick Springfield to Bruno Mars tribute band Uptown Funk, the City of Woodstock’s 2023 Annual Summer Concert Series features genres all across the board. Admission is free for all ages at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Ampitheater. Visit to see the full line-up and to learn more!

3. Watch the Ball Ground Fireworks Display

The City of Ball Ground doesn’t play around when it comes to festive events. On Saturday, June 24th at 9:45 p.m., visit Ball Ground to check out their Fireworks Display! Historically, this has been a free event for those interested, but keep your eyes peeled for more updates on

4. Taste delicious local goods at the Canton Farmer’s Market

The opening day for the Canton Farmers Market is Saturday, June 3rd! Located just behind the Cherokee County History Center in Brown Park, this open-air market is free to explore. But with so much to offer, you’ll have a hard time leaving empty-handed! The Farmer’s Market features local vendors, farmers, and local businesses that provide fresh produce, fresh baked goods, fresh flowers, and more.

5. Visit the Cherokee County History Center

Did you really think a guide across Cherokee County’s attractions could be complete without the Cherokee County History Center? During the month of July, teachers can enter the museum free of charge during Teacher Appreciation Month! Additionally, you can visit our page on Explore Georgia to see our summer admission deal.

The Cherokee County History Center, located in downtown Canton, is a history museum that features collections from over +10,000 years of history. The newest exhibit, “Business is Boomin’: Historic Community Businesses” explores the businesses and business communities that defined Cherokee County’s history.