Georgia Cities Week


The City of Tifton announces events for Georgia Cities Week “Cities in the Mix” scheduled for April 22 through April 29, 2017.  Georgia Cities Week is a celebration for cities to showcase valuable services provided to its residents and also contribute to impacting the quality of life in their communities!  The City of Tifton staff is very excited about Georgia Cities Week and we hope everyone will join in all of the fun we have planned. 

Run the City 5K and Fun Run will kick-off the week at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22nd at Fulwood Park.  Following the run we will celebrate with a Kick-Off Kids Carnival from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Fulwood Park.  The carnival will feature games, prizes, activities, music, food, and a whole lot of fun!  Donations and can goods will also be accepted to support the Legal Food Frenzy.

Monday, April 24th at 5:30 p.m. the Tifton Fire Department and Tifton Police Department will face off in a Softball Game for a whole year worth of bragging rights.   Join us at Eve Park and cheer for your favorite local hero team!  This event is being sponsored by the US Army Recruiters.      

Tuesday, April 25th join our City Council Members for Coffee with Council from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. at Espresso 41.  

Friday, April 28th is Customer Appreciation Day and we will celebrate with snacks and drinks at City Hall.

Saturday, April 29th, Keep Tift Beautiful will hold an onsite Shredding and E-Cycle Event at the Tifton Police Department.  Drop off any documents for shredding or bring in those old electronics you have been trying to get rid of.  We will be onsite from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. 

We will also have a Kids Art Contest with entries to be displayed in City Hall all week for voting.  Winner of the contest will be announced by Mayor Smith at the Arts In Black Festival on Saturday, April 29th at 11:00 a.m. 

For more information on Georgia Cities Week activities, contact Becky Moore at 229-391-3937 or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay connected.