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Family-friendly event to be hosted at Fowler Park 

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation and the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce present the 16th annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival Saturday, September 29 at Fowler Park. The event is free to attend and offers family-friendly activities and entertainment. 

“The annual Play at the Park event is a great opportunity for families to spend time together at the park for a day of fun,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “There is a variety of exciting activities for everyone to enjoy and we are looking forward to another great turnout.” 

From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be kids activities, family entertainment, food trucks, music and animal adoptions. Business, community and shopping vendors will also be available. The kids activities will include inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, train rides and more.  The vendor area will feature over 100 booths featuring local services, programs and products. Food trucks will provide an array of options. Tethered hot air balloon rides will be offered, weather permitting, from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost to ride the balloons is $5 for children ages 10 and under and $10 for ages 11 and up; cash only.

The Play at the Park Family Fun Festival will be held at Forsyth County’s Fowler Park (4110 Carolene Way) in south Forsyth County. For more information, please visit www.playatthepark.com or call (770) 781-2215.

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