The event has been celebrated in early August throughout the United States for 28 years and observed in Rockmart for the past four years.
The City of Rockmart Police Department (RPD) and Northwest Georgia Housing Authority (NWGHA) host the event.
Atlanta hospitals flew in helicopter ambulances so that children could meet the pilots and learn about the network of emergency medical flights that helps keep car accident victims and other injured persons alive.
The Georgia State Patrol was represented by GSP SWAT team officers Chuck Evans and Rick Ceballos, both of Atlanta. They brought with them a Linco Bearcat armored car, which is used by the GSP to break down barricades in hostage situations, and as a support vehicle for other law enforcement actions.
Greg Dobbins, of Rome,represented the Northwest Georgia Emergency Response Unit. On display was one of the unit's bomb squad vans and a Rematech Industriess bomb disposal robot.
The ball field concession stands were manned by Walmart employees, who were serving free hotdogs and potato chips. Other community organizations also were serving food, as were Redmond Emergency Medical Services personnel.
A free family movie was shown near the end of the night's events.