Group picnic shelters are available for reservation at a variety of parks on Lake Allatoona and the Etowah River. These shelters are maintained by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and are ideal for family reunions, birthday parties, or company gatherings. Visit online for more photos and a chart detailing all amenities, capacities, and prices.
Facilities available for reservation include pavilions and indoor sports facilities at Hamilton Crossing Park, Manning Mill Park, Gatewood Park, and Center Community Building. These facilities are located across Bartow County and are ideal for civic and social events of various sizes.
Managed by Bartow County Parks & Recreation, this retreat facility is located on 100 wooded acres with two miles of shoreline on Lake Allatoona. The center is available for weekly full-site rentals, two night packages and single night rentals. Amenities include an 80-person chapel, a 50-person chapel, a recreation pavilion, canoes and kayaks, swimming pool, hiking trails, volleyball court, and horseshoe pits. Call for reservations, 770-387-5149.
This municipal center serves the community as the Georgia Precinct #000 polling place, with American Red Cross blood drives, and more. The Civic Center is available for reservations for company meetings, wedding receptions, civic groups, etc. Two rooms accommodate groups of 35-65 people each. The main room will accommodate up to 700 people depending upon type of event. Kitchen facilities are also available for an additional fee.
Newly-renovated community center accommodates 100 people comfortably. The facility includes new flooring, 13 rectangular tables, 100 folding chairs, kitchen and restrooms. Rentals are open to City of Emerson residents and non-residents, on a first-come reservation basis. A security deposit is required.
This day-use facility operated by the Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau is located on Lake Allatoona and offers a dining hall with for groups up to 200. A beach, picnic areas, and playground make this an ideal spot for reunions and company picnics. Exclusive rental of the entire park and beach is available. Established in 1950, George Washington Carver Park was the First Georgia State Park for African Americans. Learn more
This open air, two-story cabana is surround by 10 white sand volleyball courts (four courts with lights) adjacent to the lakes at Terminus Wake Park. The Beach Pavilion provides ample space for 630 guests and includes a sound system, tables, chairs, restroom and outdoor shower facilities. The venue may be rented by the day or by the hour, with a two-hour minimum rental. Host your next event at The Beach.
Located on Allatoona Lake, the park has two enclosed group shelters with kitchens providing year-round settings for groups of up to 250 people. Seven additional covered picnic shelters are ideal for warm weather gatherings. Be sure to ask about the Park Office Meeting Rooms accommodating up to 100 people.
Wedding packages include accommodations for overnight guests, seated dinners for 150 guests, outdoor wedding chapel, fountain gazebo, and beautiful gardens. Conference space includes 40’x 25′ meeting space with two rooms accommodating 50+ guests, three small breakout rooms for 10-12 people each.