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Reindeer Run 2017

Annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run coming back to you! Individual or Team of 5 registrations available.

USATF Certified Course

Early Bird pricing ends 11/21/2017 so register today!

Remember to come dressed in your best! Awards for best Costume!

Not a runner? Not a problem. Participate in the 1 mile fun run/walk or start a spirit team to cheer on the sidelines throughout the race course.

Contact us today and see you on Race Day!

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Christmas Parade 2017

The annual City of LaFayette Christmas Parade has been a long standing tradition in LaFayette.  The Christmas Parade is held the first Friday night of December, with a rain date of the following Friday.

The Christmas Parade for 2017 will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.  Over 75 different vehicles and floats participate in the parade, give out candy, and Santa rides into town on the firetruck.

For more information click here.

Scare on the Square 2017

Scare on the Square was a tradition began by local businessman, Joe Stock over 30 years ago in downtown. Now, even though Joe Stock may be gone, the tradition he began lives on.
Scare on the Square is sponsored by the Bank of Lafayette, and the City of Lafayette Main Street/ Downtown Development Authority board. Local business owners come out on Halloween and give out candy to all the children of community. This is a safe alternative to going door to door, as all the candy you need & all your friends will be at Scare on the Square.
Scare on the Square will be held on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 5:30 PM-7:00 PM, with the square closed to traffic during these times. If you have questions about Scare on the Square or would like to be a food vendor contact the LaFayette Main Street/DDA at 706-639-1519.

See the facebook event here.

Freedom Festival 2017

The 2017 Freedom Festival will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Municipal Park (207 S Main St).

Lafayette Festival is held annually.  Many vendors offer everything from BBQ sandwiches to balloon animals, so there is something for everyone. Multiple bands play live entertainment, until the main attraction the fireworks show at 10:00 pm. The event is free for the whole family.

For more information please contact LaFayette Parks & Recreation at 706-639-1590.

Job Posting – Fire Chief/Emergency Manager

The city is taking applications for Fire Chief/Emergency Manager.  Applications & Resumes can be turned at City Hall at 207 S Duke Street or mailed to
City of LaFayette
PO Box 89
LaFayette, GA 30728
ATTN: Fire Chief/Emergency Manager job

You may also submit by email to

For more information, see the link below or call 706-639-1501.

Fire chief – Emergency Manager


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