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Things to do in Georgia

Planning a visit to Georgia? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.

Atlanta & Northern Georgia Events

October 2016

October 29, 2016
2016 Laid Back Festival

Legendary rock and country artists Gregg Allman and ZZ Top are set to hit the stage in Atlanta for this one-night-only music festival. It all goes down at Lakewood Amphitheatre at 4 p.m. Grab your tickets today.

October 29, 2016
2016 Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival

Jam-out in Cartersville this fall at the Friendship Plaza, as dozens of musicians will be performing alongside kids' activities and more. Even better, this event is free. It all starts at 10 a.m.

November 2016

November 24, 2016
2016 Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K

Explore Atlanta on food – the city will host a 5K, half marathon, one mile, and 50-meter dash this holiday season. All ages and abilities are welcome. Register today. The festivities begin at Turner Field.

Coastal Georgia Events

February 2016

February 12 - December 12, 2016
2016 First Fridays in Historic Downtown Brunswick

Plan your Brunswick visit accordingly, and head over to Newcastle and Gloucester Streets in downtown on the first Friday of each month for a variety cultural and unique festivities. It all starts at 5 p.m.

November 2016

November 5, 2016
3rd Annual Hopped Up on Georgia Brews

Rousakis Riverfront Plaza in Savannah turns into a land of brews, as over 20 Georgia breweries present their greatest creations tastings for an entire afternoon. This event is free of admission.

Southern Georgia Events

March 2016

March 12, 2016 – January 1, 2017
Dinosaur Explore!

Beginning March 12th, the Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta is the site for Dinosaur Explore! Through January 1st, see more than 20 animatronic and nearly life size dinos and other prehistoric critters. 

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Must See in Georgia

  • Outdoor Georgia

    Outdoor Georgia

    Visit Georgia on your next tour of the south, and check out many of the outdoor sites in cities like Atlanta, Savannah, and Valdosta.

    See the Peach State ►
  • Georgia Sports Teams

    Georgia Sports Teams

    Visit Georgia and enjoy sports from football to Minor League Baseball. You can check out a Falcons game in Atlanta or head to Savannah for a Sand Gnats baseball game.

    GA Sports Teams ►
  • Universities in Georgia

    Universities in Georgia

    Visit these premier colleges and universities across Georgia. From UGA to VSU. 

    Georgia's Universities ►
  • Visiting Atlanta

    Visiting Atlanta

    Enjoy your trek through Atlanta with an afternoon at Turner Field, home of the Braves, or a tour of the World of Coca-Cola.

    Tour the ATL ►
  • Georgia Festivals

    Georgia Festivals

    Find hotels near state-wide Georgia festivals in cities like Macon, Savannah, Athens, and the Atlanta metropolitan area.

    Celebrate in GA! ►
  • Georgia Airport Hotels

    Georgia Airport Hotels

    Find hotels near major Georgia airports like Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International and Savannah/Hilton Head International.

    Hotels Near GA Airports ►
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