People sitting in grass for city event

The City of Jackson is the kind of town that unfolds around you. At first glance it is easy to see the charm. But what you may miss until you look a little closer is just how much there is to do in this 200-year-old city.

    1. Stranger Tours

      This pop-culture event fashioned for the fans of Netflix’s number one show – Stranger Things, not only celebrates all your favorite characters, but it surrounds you with all things 80’s. To book your tour, visit Stranger Tours online.

    2. Jackson Escape Games

      It’s a magical mystery tour of Stranger Things Escape Rooms. How exciting to be locked inside your Hawkins immersive experience with only clues and puzzles to help set you free. To book your immersive experience, visit Jackson Escape Games online.

    3. Vintage Vinyards

      It’s a special boutique filled with artisan gifts and apparel, but there is a twist. This little boutique hosts wine flights of Georgia wines and hosted a variety of workshops for your inner artisan. To find out more and to see the workshop details visit Vintage Vinyards online.

    4. Fun Galaxy

      Skate the night away! Come on down to Fun Galaxy, lace up your wheels, and hit the floor. Upbeat music, friendly staff, and snack foods for your inner youth. You’ll have more fun than you can imagine and get more from your experience than you expect. Come and skate like a boss, and on Mondays, join in the corn hole tournament experience. To see what and when, visit Fun Galaxy online.

    5. Jackson Butts County Public Library

      Need a place to curl up with a good book outside of the elements. Don’t forget the Jackson Butts County Public Library. This local gem is a beautiful space for the public to enjoy. For details visit the Jackson Butts County Facebook Profile


    6. Parks and Trails

      • Park on the Square

        An urban park that provides a great modern space to sit, enjoy carry out food, recharge your phone (outlets are free to use), or wait for friends before hitting the square. Park lights are on until after dusk, so you can enjoy an evening experience. Address: 18 2nd Street.

      • Patterson Sims Neighborhood Park (Coming Soon)

        A neighborhood park experience with a winding trail, boulders for climbing, a slide, bike racks, swings, benches, and two pavilions for shade, shelter, or gathering with friends. Address: 229 N Oak Street.

      • Pepperton Park in the Pepperton community

        a picturesque vista with a passive trail and a pond that offers a quiet place to talk a walk, visit with friends, and even enjoy the outdoor workout equipment. Address: 200 8th Street

      • The Creeks Mountain Bike Trail

        The Creeks Recreational Trail System includes 10.75 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails connecting users to Dauset Trails Nature Center and into Indian Springs State Park.

      • Cemetery Trail

        The short quaint trail offers an easy walk through the woods just behind the Jackson Cemetery. A good way to waste some time outdoors and enjoy the woods.

      • Butts County Department of Leisure Services

        The Butts County Department of leisure Services is positioned inside Jackson City Limits. Visit for the information on programs and leisure opportunities. You may even find a pickle-ball court.

    7. Music Bingo

      Mesquite Mexican Grill creates music madness every Thursday night with music bingo. Join us and show off your music knowledge! For details visit

    8. Jackson Historic Cemetary

      The City of Jackson is almost 200 years old, so the city cemetery is a walk back in time. With statesmen, sports figures, prominent residents, and unmarked graves this city is open to the public and offers and interesting journey through time for fans of gravesites. Address: 485 W College Dr

    9. Karaoke and Live Music

      Jackson is home to two fabulous local eateries that love to host fun and entertainment for all sorts of occasions and enjoyment. Bradley’s Old Tavern and Goat Island Tavern. To follow the fun visit and The Goat Jackson Facebook.

    10. City of Jackson Events

      The City of Jackson believes in connecting the community through many events and experiences. Valentines Day Chocolates on the Square, Juneteenth, First Fridays Art and Food Trucks, Music Festival, Pepperton Festival and Chili Cook-Off, Farmers Market, Veterans Day Ceremony, Lighting of the Square, and more – there are lots of events that create a vibrant experience in Jackson. For the most up to date information about Jackson City’s, follow us on Facebook at City of Jackson Facebook.