Tag Archive for: TOUCH A TRUCK


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/16/24

The center’s jam-packed summer event lineup also includes

 a live music performance and outdoor movie screenings

The Avenue Peachtree City, an outdoor lifestyle shopping center, is gearing up for the summer season with a fantastic lineup of family-friendly events. 

“The Avenue Peachtree City is ready for an amazing summer! We are the perfect destination to enjoy beautiful days with friends and family, and our events are free and open to the public to enjoy all summer long,” says Jessica Peterson, marketing manager of The Avenue Peachtree City.

The Avenue Peachtree City will kick off the summer season with their Touch-a-Truck event on Thursday, May 16 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Central Park. Guests of all ages can meet and take photos with emergency response teams and their vehicles. Emergency responders will also give an inside look into how they operate and respond to calls. Participating vendors and sponsors include the Fayette County Board of Education, Mercedes Benz of Atlanta South, Peachtree City Fire Department, Southern Scapes Tree Experts and Reed Knight — COUNTRY Financial.

On June 16, The Avenue will celebrate Father’s Day with a special Cruise-In from 9-12 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring dad and cruise around, check out the vehicles on display, and stick around for lunch at one of The Avenue’s many restaurants. All vehicle years, makes and models are welcome to participate in the cruise. Guests will also have the opportunity to win a $100 Avenue gift card for dad or a loved one. 

More events happening at the Avenue Peachtree City this summer include: 

Freedom 4th – Tunes in the Park – July 4 from 6-9 p.m.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with live music from The Venue Kings and enjoy delicious local fare  from a variety of food trucks. Food truck lineup to be announced on The Avenue Peachtree City website.

Summer Movies in the Park – July 19 and August 2 from 6:45-8:45 p.m. 

Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets and meet us at Central Park for an outdoor movie screening. The fun begins at 6:45 p.m. with movies beginning at sunset. Movie lineup to be announced on The Avenue Peachtree City website. 

All events are weather-dependent and may be canceled at any time. For more information, please visit avenuepeachtreecity.com.


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 9/4/23

Guests are invited to explore larger-than-life trucks, including heavy-construction 

and public safety equipment, and meet the people who operate them

The Avenue West Cobb, an outdoor lifestyle shopping center, is gearing up to host their Touch-a-Truck event. The event will be held on Thursday, September 7 from 6-8 p.m. 

The perfect event for families with kids of all ages, The Avenue’s Touch-a-Truck event will bring the community’s coolest trucks, vehicles and equipment to one location — giving community members the opportunity to check out the larger-than-life trucks for themselves. Guests will also be able to learn more about the trucks and the people who operate them at the event.

Trucks, vehicles and equipment in attendance include:

  • SWAT truck
  • Police Squad Cars
  • School Bus
  • Concrete Mixer Truck
  • Bucket Truck
  • Phoenix Crane
  • Vintage Army Truck

In addition to checking out the trucks, guests will also be able to participate in various activities and entertainment, including balloon artists, face painting, a bounce house and a live DJ, and pick up yummy snacks and treats from local food trucks, including C’est Tout Bon 2 EatWild Caught Seafood Truck and Love At Wurst Sight.

For more information, please visit https://www.avenuewestcobb.com.


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/1/23

Donations raised at event will benefit family of local hero

Thursday, May 4 5-7pm

WHO:                                     The Avenue Peachtree City is hosting a ‘Touch-a-Truck’ event for the Peachtree City community.

WHAT:                                Come explore larger-than-life trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment at The Avenue! Family and friends are invited to explore local trucks, meet vehicle owners and operators while learning more about them. The event is free and open to the public.

                                                Vehicles and equipment in attendance include:

●     School bus

●     Police vehicles

●     SWAT vehicles

●     Fire truck

●     Ambulance

●     Grapple truck

●     Tow trucks

●     Skid steer

●     Mini excavator

●     Heavy construction equipment

●     Mulcher

●     80’s-themed food truck

All donations raised at the event will go directly to the family of Toby Bowden, the driver of Parker’s Towing tow truck who attended the event last year. Toby, a retired Marine, father and soon to be husband lost his life while doing his job March 15th, 2023.