Please join us in celebrating Brookhaven's 1st birthday!
Brookhaven will commemorate its one year anniversary
as a city with two celebratory birthday events next month.
The city will host a birthday celebration at
Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, on Sat., Dec.14 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The celebration will kick-off with Brookhaven’s
Birthday 3K. The race will begin at 1 p.m. and will start and finish at
Blackburn Park. To register, visit www.active.com. Participants are encouraged to wear
birthday-themed accessories, such as party hats, boas and tiaras. There also
will be a 1-mile Fun Run in the park, as well as a 50-yard dash Tot Trot for
The Saturday birthday celebration will include live
music, Santa Clause, food trucks and children’s entertainment and activities
throughout the day. At dusk, the mayor and council will light the birthday
tree, a 12-foot evergreen tree that was recently planted in Blackburn Park.
Beside the tree, the mayor and city council will
bury a time capsule that will remain sealed for 25 years.
Members of the public
are encouraged to submit items to be included in the time capsule. Visit the city's web site for submission guidelines.
“We are excited to celebrate our first year of
operations as a city. We have accomplished so much in the first year and hope all
residents come out to celebrate the success of Brookhaven,” Mayor J. Max Davis
On the Tues., Dec. 17, the city’s official
incorporation date, the mayor and council will host a formal birthday
commemoration ceremony at Town Brookhaven to honor and thank those that have
helped build Brookhaven from its early beginnings to its present success. The
ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. All members of the public are welcome to attend.
Attendees are encouraged to bring nonperishable food
items to both the Dec. 14 birthday party and Dec. 17 ceremony. The food will be
donated to a local food pantry to help those in need.
City of Brookhaven, 200 Ashford Center North, Suite 150, Atlanta, GA 30338
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