The City of Avondale Estates

Truly, something for everyone.....


Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Dog Parade
Saturday, April 19th
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
Lake Avondale, 59 Lakeshore Drive
10:00 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is a City sponsored event and will be held at Lake Avondale.  Children of all ages up to 10 years old are welcome to participate in this annual event.

10:30 a.m. Dog Parade

Did you ever think your dog might love a parade? We want you and your dog to join us at Lake Avondale for the Avondale Estates Annual Dog Parade. The events is free, costumes are not required to participate. Award categories include: Best Costume, Best Owner/Dog Duo, Most Spirited/Enthusiastic, Best Behaved. CLICK HERE for guidelines and registration form.

Antique Car Parade
Sunday, April 20th
Line-up begins at 1:30 p.m., Parade Begins at 2:30 p.m.

Come join us for the Annual Antique Car Parade on Sunday, April 20th.  Line-up begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Twin Oaks Shopping Plaza, 2853 East College Avenue. The parade begins at 2:30 p.m. on South Avondale Road and ends at Willis Park where the cars remina for display and refreshments will be served. If you would like to enter an automobile, please contact Lamar Hart at or 770-496-9928. CLICK HERE to view parade route map.

Avondale Estates Police Department - National Drug Take Back Day
Saturday, April 26th
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Rear of City Hall

The Avondale Estates Police Department is once again hosting the National Drug Take Back Initiative sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. The purpose of this event is to promote proper disposal of surplus, outdated, and unwanted household medications in a discreet and safe manner, thus keeping them out of the wrong hands and out of our water supply. The event will take place in the rear of City Hall and all forms of medication will be accepted. If you have any questions, contact SSgt. Jason Browen at 404-294-5400 ext. 212 or email

Avondale Estates Fishing Derby
Date TBA
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Lake Avondale, 59 Lakeshore Drive

Each year residents gather at Lake Avondale to compete for the best "catch" of the day during the Avondale Estates Fishing Derby. Prizes are awarded to the largest fish caught, the most fish caught, and the youngest and oldest fisherman to catch a fish.


4th of July Celebration in Avondale Estates
Friday, July 4th

The 4th of July Celebration is a time-honored tradition here in Avondale Estates. Residents and friends come together to enjoy the festivities, the parade and the fireworks at Lake Avondale. Avondale Estates is truly a "blast" on the 4th of July. For more information, to volunteer, or donate, contact Karen Holmes at 404-294-5400 or


36th Annual Labor Day 5K Race and 1 Mile Race - Willis Park
Monday, September 1st
7:30 a.m. Registration Begins
8:30 a.m. 1 Mile Race Begins
9:00 a.m. 5 K Race Begins

Strap up those sneakers and join the walkers and runners in Avondale Estates for the 36th Annual Labor Day 5K Race and 1 Mile Race. Walkers and runners of all ages and athletic levels are invited to participate. For more information contact Karen Holmes at 404-294-5400 or

AutumnFest (Across from City Hall)
Saturday, October 4th
Sunday, October 5th

Join us for AutumnFest, a celebration of the arts for all ages that attracts art mavens to historic Avondale Estates every Fall. The colors of Fall merge with the brilliance of art to create a truly original flavor for the event. The festival features over 60 regional artists and craftsman selling original paintings, folk art, metal sculpture, ceramics, photography, glass jewelry and textiles. AutumnFest is the perfect excursion for the whole family, For more information visit

Halloween in Avondale Estates
Friday, October 31st

Each year; residents decorate their homes in celebration of Halloween. Judges will select a group of homes that show the most spirit and will present those homes with a Halloween Spirit Award. Halloween hours: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Annual Lake Tree Lighting
The 18th Annual Lighting of the "Christmas Tree on the Lake." This spectacular event has become one of the City's favorite traditions.

Annual Menorah Lighting
Annual Lighting of the Menorah to celebrate Hanukkah, the eight-day Festival of Lights.

Christmas Spirit Awards
Judges select a group of homes and businesses that show the most Christmas spirit and will present them with a Christmas Spirit Award.

22nd Annual Avondale Estates Christmas Tour of Homes & Holiday Market
Avondale Community Club, 59 Lakeshore Drive

Christmas is an amazing time here in Avondale Estates and the 22nd Annual Tour of Homes and Holiday Market add to the wonderful feeling of the holiday spirit. Take time to visit our fabulous Holiday Market featuring great foods, unique gifts, and fun finds! Our 22nd Annual Tour of Homes will feature homes that have been sensitively restored or renovated to preserve the character of our historic City. For details on this event visit