May Events in Newnan and Atlanta

The month of May is in full swing and what better way to celebrate this beautiful weather than with an event or two? There are several family-friendly and fun happenings going on around the city of Newnan. There is always something to do or see even if you have to make the short trip to Atlanta in your Newnan Chevrolet. To get you started, here are a few events taking place throughout the month.

Feel like being active and being blasted with color? Join thousands as they participate in Run or Dye, which is coming to Atlanta on May 10. This is a colorful 5K walk/run that is suitable for people of all ages. This year, the race will be held at the Foxhall Resort in Douglasville and the race begins promptly at 9am. Get there early to register and be sure to wear light colors that you don’t mind getting colored. Also be sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and towels to sit on in the car on the ride home. This is one race that you won’t want to miss and it’s sure to be lots of fun. There is even an after-race party to mingle with your fellow Run or Dyers.

If you love concerts, you won’t want to miss the Funk Fest happening May 16 and 17. This promises to be a show you won’t forget. Performing artists include Heads of State, Goodie Mob, SWV, Isley Brothers, Monica, and more. Tickets range in price from $55 to $250. This electrifying show will be held at the Wolf Creek Amphitheater and the gates will open at 4pm on Friday and 3pm on Saturday.

Many different kinds of people enjoy video games, anime, board games, and cosplaying. This year, join your fellow community on May 23-25 for MomoCon and enjoy a variety of panels, discussions, workshops, performances, and more all weekend. A few of the noteworthy panelists that are attending include Troy Baker, Dante Basco, and Rob Paulsen. After checking out the sessions with these exceptional individuals, hit up the dealer’s room where you can find amazing deals on all the goods you want.

Make sure to keep plenty of sunscreen and water for any outdoor activities. Have a fun and safe May from your friends at SouthTowne Motors.

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