The City of Cumming

  • Cumming City Hall

    The recently erected Cumming City Hall & Clock Tower has become the face of downtown Cumming. It's architecture is a modernized style reminiscent of the classic look and feel of old town Cumming. Inside, the walls tell the story of Cumming's past and present administration including a large collage of antique photographs. The City Hall hosts the City Council Chambers and administrative offices of several city departments.Read More
  • The Cumming Fairgrounds

    The Cumming Fairgrounds hosts a large spectrum of events from antique car shows to the annual Cumming Country Fair & Festival. Inside, you will find a variety of attractions and facilities including a quarter midget race track and a large, covered pavilion tailored to host events such as concerts, rodeos or large gatherings. Visit the official website for a calendar of events, booking, or any additional information. Visit Site
  • Lake Sidney Lanier

    Escape to Cumming's #1 tourist attraction, Lake Sidney Lanier, located just 40 minutes north of Atlanta off GA 400. Mary Alice Park is the ideal place for boating, water sports, fishing and family fun! Read More
  • Aquatic Center & Water Park

    Cumming's latest attraction is the Aquatic Center & Water Park. Inside you will find olympic swimming pools for training and competition. During the Spring and Summer we open the outdoor water park, suitable for kids of all ages! Classes such as swimming lessons, CPR and more are available year-round. For scheduled events and additional information visit the official Aquatic Center website. Visit Site
  • Veterans War Memorial

    Our Veteran's War Memorial stands as a monument to honor the soldiers of Forsyth County who served their country when duty called. Join us on these grounds for our annual Memorial Day Ceremonies. Read More
  • 4th of July Parade

    Cumming's longest standing tradition is the annual 4th of July Steam Engine Parade. This unique event draws a record number of participants, enthusiast and onlookers to celebrate our country's independence. Families, state-wide, find this to be the most thrilling event the city hosts! The colorful fanfare, food, and handfuls of candies fuel the excitement of the masses. The festivities begin mid-morning and end with a fireworks display at dusk.Read More
  • The Cumming Playhouse

    The playhouse hosts a variety of wholesome entertainment from plays to concerts and more. A fantastic night out for the family, with friends, or even school or church groups. Visit the official Cumming playhouse website to see this year's line-up of scheduled events, book your tickets online, or speak with a playhouse representative. Visit Site
  • The Brannon Heard House

    Cumming's newly-restored, historical landmark is now open and available to host your next private event. Let us host your wedding receptions, holiday parties, or other upcoming celebrations! Visit our official page for pricing and availability. Visit Site
  • Planning and Zoning will now be handling the issuance of alcohol serving permits. The fee is $20.00. Applications will only be accepted on Tuesday and Thursday between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm with a one hour break for lunch from 1130 to 1230. Please be sure to have both your driver’s license and social security card, as our City Ordinance requires you to present them BOTH at the time you submit your application. Planning and Zoning is located on the bottom  floor of the City of Cumming City Hall which is located at 100 Main Street Cumming, GA, 30040. If you wish to fill out your application before coming into the office, here is a copy of the CH CONSENT
  • We will not be processing any alcohol server permits from November 21st through December 5th. We will resume issuing the permits on December 8th on our normal schedule of Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Budget Summary Comparison 2013-2014-2015

Second Comcast Public Hearing to be held 7 p.m. Dec. 16

Continuing a discussion that was begun during a November public hearing, Cumming City Council members want to hear from the community regarding Comcast Cable and its local service. A second public hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 16, following the council’s regular monthly 6 p.m. meeting at Cumming City Hall, 100 Main Street.

No action will be taken by city leaders after the hearing, but the feedback they receive will be taken into consideration as they move forward in a renewed franchise agreement with Comcast. City leaders are in the process of working with the Georgia Municipal Association to negotiate a new agreement with the internet, phone and cable television provider, and want to hear from residents who reside in Cumming and Forsyth County about Comcast’s service, products, pricing and any other areas of concern. As in November, representatives of Comcast are scheduled to be in attendance during the Dec. 16 hearing.

Besides speaking during the public hearing, residents are also invited to submit their written comments to Crystal Ledford, Cumming’s public information assistant, at cledford@cityofcumming.net. Written comments can also be dropped off at Cumming City Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday or mailed to City of Cumming, Attn: Crystal Ledford, 100 Main Street, Cumming, GA  30040.

Christmas in Cumming

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The Christmas season is a magical time of year filled with plenty of family fun in the City of Cumming!

On Nov. 28, the Cumming Playhouse began a four-week run of “A Christmas Carol,” the classic Charles Dickens’ tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the memorial night that transforms the cold-hearted miser into a generous man. The show is being presented by Gypsy Theatre Company and tickets are $25. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and at 3 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 21.

Sounds of the season will fill the Cumming Playhouse on Dec. 16 as the North Georgia Barbershop Singers present their annual Christmas Concert at 8 p.m. The 40-plus voices of the group will present a range of holiday tunes.

Go to Cumming Playhouse to purchase tickets for “A Christmas Carol” or the Barbershop Singers’ concert.

The Cumming Fairgrounds will offer plenty of holiday-themed family fun during the annual Christmas in Cumming Arts and Crafts Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 13. The festival will feature numerous vendors offering hand-crafted items for sale. The festival is a perfect place to find unique Christmas gifts. Additionally, kids of all ages will be able to enjoy hay rides through the Fairgrounds’ Christmas light display from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday night, and free photos with Santa from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $1 for adults, and kids 12 and under are free. For more information, go to Cumming Fairground.