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A2Z Band to Perform at the 2nd Perry Presents Concert of the Season

The City of Perry will host Perry Presents at Heritage Oaks Park on Friday, July 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The A2Z Band will perform live on the lawn from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. After, DJ Mixmaster T will spin a variety of hits from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Vendors will be onsite selling food, beverages, and dessert options. A ticket is NOT required for entry. This event is free. Parking is limited and entry is on a first come, first serve basis. No entry is allowed after the...



"Rock the Ribbon Night" Takes Over Food Truck Friday

Historic Downtown Perry will host Food Truck Friday on Friday, July 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Rock the Ribbon Night is this month’s theme. Attendees are encouraged to wear the color or ribbon that reflects their special cause. “We invite attendees to wear ribbons or apparel in the color(s) of a cause that is meaningful to them, such as a pink ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness or a multi-colored puzzle pattern for Autism Awareness,” says Special Events Coordinator, Anya...



Red, White, and Blues SOLD OUT

Our free Red, White, and Blues concert on July 3rd featuring the Georgia Big Band is sold out! To be added to the event waitlist or to return your tickets that you no longer intend to use, please visit: https://perry-ga.gov/red-white-and-blues-july-3-waitlist-ticket-return Protect yourself from online scams! As a reminder, all tickets are free and have no cash value or resale value. If you see someone trying to sell their tickets, please report their account as spam.



The City of Perry's Downtown Disco To Take Place in August

As the City of Perry's newest event, the Downtown Disco promises to be an evening filled with illuminated fun with glow in the dark EVERYTHING - bubbles, Gellyball, and more! So don your dancing shoes and bring your glow sticks, cause it is time to boogie! Inside the Perry Event Center (1121 Macon Road) enjoy a free Silent Disco, black lights, and a photo booth to capture the glowing memories with your friends and family! Outdoors on the lawn, enjoy live entertainment with The Macon...



Food Truck Friday is Back On July 15

Calling all foodies! Grab your calendars and save the date for Food Truck Friday | Rock The Ribbon Night on Friday, July 15! All ribbons are special, let’s reflect and pause! Wear the color or ribbon that reflects your special cause! Invite your friends and family to join us in Historic Downtown Perry as we celebrate Rock The Ribbon Night, featuring more than 20 food and beverage vendors, live entertainment from Cash’s Juke Joint, and free family activities including Bubbles...



Part of Main Street to be Closed Until Further Notice Due to Construction

Part of Main Street to be Closed Until Further Notice Due to Construction PLEASE NOTE: All businesses on Main Street are accessible during this road closure. Main Street will be closed today, June 15th, until further notice due to construction. This construction is taking place in preparation for a shift in traffic flow. You can refer back to the City of Perry’s social media and website for updates on this construction.



Open Streets Perry Provides Unique Downtown Experience

Open Streets, Perry’s newest event, will take place in Historic Downtown Perry on Friday, June 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Open Streets Perry is a unique event that brings the community together as our downtown streets are closed to cars and open to the public – turning strangers into neighbors and neighbors into friends! Think of Open Streets Perry as an epic free block party hosted in the heart of Historic Downtown Perry! The streets of Historic Downtown...



Lunch & Learn Educates Business and Property Owners

Lunch & Learn Educates Business and Property Owners The Downtown Development Authority hosted a Lunch and Learn for current and prospective business and property owners in Perry's Downtown District. Participants learned about the variety of incentives and financial opportunities through the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and through the City for building a business in Historic Downtown Perry. Learn more about the programs: Facade Grants Revolving Loan Fund Rural Zone



Mainstreet Now Accepting Façade Grant Applications

The Perry Main Street Advisory Board offers a Downtown Development District Facade Program to current and active businesses located within the City of Perry’s Downtown and Main Street Districts. This program provides incentives to downtown business and property owners to make improvements to historic properties and/or renovate and rehab buildings within the commercial core of Downtown Perry. The grant helps with restoration/rehabilitation, paint/mural, landscaping, and other specific...



Plaque Honoring Blue Bird No. 1 Unveiled in Downtown Perry

Historic Downtown Perry is the home of the first Blue Bird bus. A plaque was unveiled at the corner of Ball and Commerce Streets to commemorate this history. Members of the Perry Area Historical Society, City of Perry Main Street Advisory Board, Downtown Development Authority, and Promotions Committee were present to hear Ellie Loudermilk, Perry Area Historical Society Director, read the history of the existing building. In 1927, Albert Luce constructed the bus body from steel,...



Downtown Development Authority Receives Award for Gas Incentive Program

The City of Perry Downtown Development Authority (DDA) received a Member Award from the Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia (MGAG) at their 2021 Annual Membership Meeting on May 6. The award recognizes the authority’s outstanding achievement of their Natural Gas Incentive Program. In September 2020, the DDA presented a $26,400 check to Morning by Morning Coffee Company for participating in the program. Qualified restaurants are eligible for up to fifty percent reimbursement of the...



Celebrating National Historic Preservation Month

We proudly recognize May as National Historic Preservation Month. The National Trust for Historic Preservation was established in 1973 as a way to promote historic places for the purpose of instilling national and community pride, promoting heritage tourism, and showing the social and economic benefits of historic preservation. Mrs. Ellie Loudermilk, president of the Perry Area Historical Society, is pictured with City of Perry Downtown Manager Jazmin Thomas, and Mayor...



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