The 5th Annual Pro Wakeboard Tour is back at Dallas Landing at Lake Allatoona in Acworth this weekend for the first stop of its annual pro tour. The event takes place Thursday and Friday, May 19-20, 2011, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, but the Main Event is Saturday, May 21, 2011, from 12:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Athletes come from all over the world to compete in this exciting event, and it’s one of the only professional water sporting events in the Atlanta area! The events offer more than just spectator sports – fans can experience tons of great food and live music, athlete autograph signings, chances to win freebies, and shopping displays of cutting-edge water sports equipment, including boats, wakeboards, wakeskates, sunglasses and the latest in wakeboarding and surfing fashions.
In addition, the City of Acworth is hosting a huge Block Party on Saturday night, following the Main Event from 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Riders and fans can head over to Main Street for plenty of family-friendly activities, including live music, wakeboarding highlight videos from the event, great food and lots of fun! Wakeboarders will be signing autographs and participating in all the festivities. You can attend the Block Party for free and wind down after a day of fast-paced excitement on the lake!
Parking will be limited at the park, but shuttles will run from downtown Acworth. For more information, you can contact the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department at 770-917-1234. Tickets are $13.00 for ages 13 and up, $5 for kids ages 6 to 12, and ages 5 and under are FREE!
WHERE: Pro Wakeboard Tour at Dallas Landing, Lake Allatoona – 5120 Allatoona Drive, Acworth, GA 30101