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With its own hospital, privately endowed public library, community college, exceptional park district, top-rated school district, historic downtown, businesses to service your needs and access to Fulton County’s expansive outdoor activities; Canton offers everything you need to live, raise a family, work, retire, learn, and play!

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Donate to the Holiday Light Show
Donate to the Holiday Light Show

The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Lindsey Light Show to bring a new show to Big Creek Park this November and December Have you heard that the Canton Area Chamber has teamed up with the Lindsey Light Show to create a new Holiday Light Show for Canton and our surrounding […]

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Tribute Exhibit Remembering John Keets, Teen AIDS Activist
Tribute Exhibit Remembering John Keets, Teen AIDS Activist

Remembering Canton’s John Keets at the Museum. John Keets of Canton was only 15 years old when his family found out that he was HIV positive in August, 1989. Two weeks later he was diagnosed with AIDS. With the help of his mother, his biggest fan, John began to talk about HIV and AIDS to […]

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Vendors Needed! Scenic Drive – Jones Park
Vendors Needed! Scenic Drive – Jones Park

Spoon River Valley Scenic Driver Vendors needed for Jones Park! October 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th! The setting in downtown Canton is an intimate venue where your merchandise can truly be appreciated. We are always looking for vendors to sell handmade items, crafts, genuine collectibles, antiques, primitives, plants, flowers, candles, jewelry, and other similar […]

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August Spotlight – Progressive Vision Center
August Spotlight – Progressive Vision Center

August 2022 Spotlight Celebrating 34 years of business in downtown Canton! Canton Main Street is pleased to announce Progressive Vision Center (PVC) as the August Spotlight of the Month! Progressive Vision Center was established on November 1st, 1988, which means they will be celebrating 34 years in business this November! There have been three locations […]

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