Cumming City HallThe 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 FairgroundsThe 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 LanierEscape 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 ParkCumming'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 MemorialOur 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 ParadeCumming'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 PlayhouseThe 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 HouseCumming'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
- We will now be issuing employee permits Monday through Friday from 830 to 430. Please be aware that we only have one employee who is capable of performing background checks and lunch is generally taken from 1130 to 1230. Additionally, the fee has been raised by the City of Cumming to $40.00. Our ordinance requires you to be in possession of your social security card and a Georgia driver’s license in order to obtain an employee permit. No exceptions can be made at it is explicitly required. 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
City of Cumming 2017 Election Information
The City of Cumming will hold a municipal election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 for the offices of Mayor and City Council Posts 1 and 2.
UPDATE: The following candidates have qualified for the November 7, 2017 Cumming Municipal Election as of the close of the qualifying period, which was held between August 21 and 23, 2017:
H. Ford Gravitt (incumbent)
Council Post # 1
Chuck Welch (incumbent)
Chad R. Crane
Council Post # 2
Quincy Holton (incumbent)
Anyone interested in running for any of these posts must pay a qualifying fee of $360 for the office of Mayor or $180 for the office of Council Post 1 or 2, and file a notice of candidacy in the Office of the City Clerk at Cumming City Hall (100 Main Street) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 and concluding on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017.
To qualify as a candidate for any of the positions, one must be:
- At least 21 years of age,
- A resident of the City of Cumming (residing within the Cumming City Limits) for at least one year prior to the date of election,
- And a qualified voter of the City of Cumming.
Candidates must denote which position for which they wish to run (Mayor, Council Post 1 or Council Post 2). The candidate receiving the highest number of votes for each position during the election will be elected to their respective post (no run-off elections will be held), and will serve a four-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018.
The registration deadline for residents of the City of Cumming who are not currently registered to vote and wish to do so in the Nov. 7, 2017 election is Oct. 10, 2017. Contact the Forsyth County Voter Registration and Elections Office at (770) 781-2118 for information on registering to vote.
Advance Voting will be held at Cumming City Hall, 100 Main Street, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, Oct. 16, 2017 through Nov. 3, 2017. The Cumming Precinct at Cumming City Hall will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day of Nov. 7, 2017.
Cumming Playhouse – 2017 Schedule of Events