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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
Atlanta's biggest multigenre convention kicks off with hundreds of activities in science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and cosplay.
Opening of College Football Hall of Fame
The new College Football Hall of Fame makes its debut across from Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park.
The 2nd and 3rd weekends of October welcome the Blairsville Sorghum Festival, where arts, crafts, foods, and music take over downtown Blairsville.
Indian Summer Festival
Suches's Woody Gap School throws a party full of activities and family friendly entertainment Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Georgia Apple Festival
Held on the Ellijay Lions Club Fairground, the Georgia Apple Festival features vendors, food, fun, and a host of welcoming attractions.
Georgia Marble Festival
The Georgia Marble Festival brings the city of Jasper together for a weekend filled with arts, crafts, food, marble tours, music, and a 5k run. Held at Lee Newton Park.
Taste of Atlanta
Held in Midtown at Tech Square, Atlanta's premier food, wine, beer, and cocktail event brings together food lovers and top-ranked chefs for three days of tastings and demonstrations.
Veterans Day Parade
Support our nation's veterans with this annual parade, where this year's theme will focus on the final 15 months of World War II.
This annual Atlanta football tradition kicks off at the Georgia Dome.
Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parade
Atlanta's longest-running event kicks off at noon in midtown along Peachtree Street between 15th and 5th Streets.
Central Georgia Events
NASCAR gets under way at the Atlanta Motor Speedway for this heart-pounding race.
Plains Peanut Festival
Plains honors its most famous export with a parade, family friendly activities, a one-mile fun run, 5K road race, and much more.
Georgia State Fair
Held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, the state fair features live entertainment, rides, and many, many attractions.
Christmas Made in the South
Shop for that perfect and authentic Christmas gift at this fine artisan and crafts gathering. Shopping starts at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center at 10 a.m.
24th Madrigal Dinner
Join many Lords and Ladies at the annual Madrigal Dinner held at 7 p.m. in the Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel in Americus – and presented by Georgia Southwestern State University.
Enjoy entertainment from the GSW Chamber Singers & Brass Ensemble, plus Dutch Treat Cocktails at Floyd’s Pub from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Big Pig Jig
Central Georgia's oldest and largest barbecue cooking contest gets under way at Vienna's Big Pig Jig Village.
Fountain City Classic
The Fountain City Classic sees the ASU Golden Rams and the FVSU Wildcats football teams square off for the 24th time at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium.
Coastal Georgia Events
Savannah Craft Brew Fest
Enjoy unlimited two-ounce samplings of craft beer from around the world. The festival is located at One International Drive.
Kingsland Catfish Festival
Downtown Kingsland bursts into celebration with the festival featuring arts and crafts, antiques, food samples, delicious hushpuppies, and more.
Tybee Island Pirate Fest
Celebrate everything pirates during this long weekend. Experience the Buccaneer Ball, watch the Pirate Parade, and experience musical entertainment.
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
Alongside the big marathon race, this weekend includes a health & fitness expo and a 5K & 1 mile race.
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
The annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration gets underway at the corner of Abercorn and Gwinnett Streets.
Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens
Enter some of Savannah's historic family private homes. Tour headquarters and ticket pick-ups can be found at 105 East Bay Street.
Woodbine Crawfish Festival
Alongside tasting the best crawfish in your life, the festival features a parade, 5K walk and run, entertainment, and plenty of vendors to shop through.
Southern Georgia Events
Great Southern Music Festival at Picker's Paradise Park Come on out to Picker’s Paradise Park in Ochlocknee for this great bluegrass music festival. Bands such as Swiftwater, Midnight Rain, and Wildwood Valley Boys will be taking the stage throughout the festival. Times vary.
Fall Festival Laura S. Walker State Park in Waycross fills as the community gathers to celebrate the magical time of year where everything is a little spookier and the trees change color. There will be face painting, bingo, and haunted hayrides. The fun begins at 4 p.m.
Mule Day Join the town of Calvary for this annual event. There will be various contests, live entertainment, food, and arts and crafts. The fun begins at 6:30 a.m. and a parade at 11 a.m.
Christmas Parade Grab a blanket and a cup of hot chocolate as you head to Downtown Cairo for their beautiful Christmas Parade. It begins at 7 p.m.
Must See in Georgia
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 ►
Georgia Airport Hotels
Find hotels near major Georgia airports like Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International and Savannah/Hilton Head International.Hotels Near GA Airports ►
Find hotels near state-wide Georgia festivals in cities like Macon, Savannah, Athens, and the Atlanta metropolitan area.Celebrate in GA! ►
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 ►
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 ►
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