Fairburn’s slogan, “History Lives Here,” is evident in the historic downtown area. With many buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, Fairburn has a rich historical culture enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. The downtown Commercial District, which has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places, offers various commercial buildings and two historic train depots. The center of the community provides original shopping, entertainment, and dining surrounded by housing and business opportunities. Fairburn continues to grow exponentially while retaining its small town atmosphere. The annual Fairburn Festival, the Georgia Renaissance Festival, and the Southside Theatre attract many residents and visitors to Fairburn.