Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Mid-Georgia Doc Holliday Festival Columbus Griffin Free Sep
National Grits Festival Columbus Warwick 1998 Free Apr
Callanwolde Artist Market Atlanta Atlanta 2014 $ Jan
City of Sugar Hill Parks & Recreation Atlanta Sugar Hill 1939 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Fantastic Fourth Celebration Atlanta Stone Mountain 1967 Free Jul
Stone Mountain Park Lasershow Spectacular Atlanta Stone Mountain 1995 $ Mar-Oct
Virginia-Highland Summerfest Atlanta Atlanta 1984 Free Jun
Atlanta Jazz Festival Atlanta Atlanta 1978 Free May
Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Atlanta Douglasville 2007 $ Jun
Centennial Olympic Park's 4th of July Celebration Atlanta Atlanta Free Jul
Taste of Marietta Atlanta Marietta 1993 Free Apr
Easter Sunrise Service Atlanta Stone Mountain 1945 $ Apr
Atlanta Dance Theatres Ballet Classic: Fairytales...Then & Now Atlanta Roswell 1999 $$ Mar
Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market Atlanta Sandy Springs 2010 Free Apr-Dec
Georgia Renaissance Festival Atlanta Fairburn 1985 $$ Apr-Jun
Concerts by the Springs Atlanta Sandy Springs 1996 Free May-Sep
Inman Park Festival Atlanta Atlanta 1971 Varies Apr
Sweet Auburn SpringFest Atlanta Atlanta 1984 Free May
Atlanta 500 Atlanta Hampton 1960 $$-$$$ Mar
Decatur Arts Festival Atlanta Decatur 1989 Free May
Suwanee American Craft Beer Festival Atlanta Suwanee 2011 $$$ Mar
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Atlanta Atlanta 2010 $$$ May-Jun
Atlanta Film Festival Atlanta Atlanta 1976 $$$ Mar
Candler Park Music & Food Festival Atlanta Atlanta 2008 $$$ Jun
Laughing Skull Comedy Festival Atlanta Atlanta 2010 $$ Mar
Atlanta Dogwood Festival Atlanta Atlanta 1936 Free Apr IFEA
Geranium Festival & Jam Atlanta Mc Donough 1977 Varies May
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Atlanta Sandy Springs 2012 Free Apr
Sandy Springs Lantern Parade Atlanta Sandy Springs 2016 Free Apr
Taste of Alpharetta Atlanta Alpharetta 1991 Free May IFEA
Hospitality Highway Century Ride Atlanta Sandy Springs 2009 $$$ Jul
Marietta StreetFest Atlanta Marietta 1992 Free Sep
Taste of Atlanta Atlanta Atlanta 2001 $$$ Oct IFEA
Atlanta Celebrates Photography Atlanta Atlanta 1999 Free Oct
Art in the Park Atlanta Marietta 1987 Free Sep
Peachtree Road Race Atlanta Atlanta 1969 $$$ Jul
A Tour of Southern Ghosts Atlanta Stone Mountain 1985 $$ Oct
Old Soldiers Day Parade & Road Race Atlanta Alpharetta 1952 Free Aug
Gwinnett County Fair Atlanta Duluth 1953 $ Sep
Pumpkin Festival Atlanta Stone Mountain 2002 $$$ Sep-Oct
Hapeville Happy Days Festival Atlanta Hapeville 1998 Free Sep
Norcross Art Splash Atlanta Norcross 2004 Free Oct
Indian Festival & Pow-wow Atlanta Stone Mountain 1999 $$$ Nov
National Black Arts Festival Atlanta Atlanta 1988 Free-$$$ Jul-Sep
Dragon Con Atlanta Atlanta 1987 Varies Sep
Music Midtown Atlanta Atlanta 1994 $$$ Sep
Atlanta Greek Festival Atlanta Atlanta 1975 $ Oct
Duluth Fall Festival Atlanta Duluth 1982 Free Sep
Magical Nights of Lights Atlanta Lake Lanier Islands 1993 $$$ Nov-Dec
Elegant Elf Marketplace Atlanta Sandy Springs 2011 $$ Nov
Summer Splash Atlanta Sandy Springs 2007 Free-$$ Jul
Johns Creek Arts Festival Atlanta Johns Creek 2014 Free Oct
Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival Atlanta Atlanta 2006 Free Nov
Festival Peachtree Latino Atlanta Atlanta Atlanta 2000 Free Aug
Lighting of Atlantic Station Atlanta Atlanta Free Nov
Piedmont Park Arts Festival Atlanta Atlanta 2010 Free Aug
Suwanee Wine Fest Atlanta Suwanee 2013 $$$ Nov
Sandy Springs Festival Atlanta Sandy Springs 1985 Free Sep
Stone Mountain Highland Games Atlanta Stone Mountain 1973 $$ Oct
Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour Atlanta Marietta 1986 $$ Dec
Big Pig Jig Columbus Vienna 1982 Free Nov IFEA
Augusta Southern Nationals Dragboat Races Augusta & Aiken Augusta 1985 $$ Jul
Stone Mountain Christmas Atlanta Stone Mountain 1998 $$$ Nov-Jan
Washington-Wilkes Tour of Homes Augusta & Aiken Washington 1998 $-$$$ Apr
Mule Day Southern Heritage Festival Augusta & Aiken Washington 1980 $ Oct
Hogansville Hummingbird Festival Columbus Hogansville 1997 $ Oct
Augusta Futurity Augusta & Aiken Augusta 1979 $ Jan
Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival Columbus Pine Mountain 1999 $$ Sep
Oliver Hardy Festival Main Street Harlem Augusta & Aiken Harlem 1989 Free Oct
Beaver Creek Festival Columbus Montezuma 1994 Free Oct
Southland Jubilee Augusta & Aiken Greensboro 1998 Free Apr
Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens Columbus Pine Mountain 1985 $$$ Nov
Azalea Season Columbus Pine Mountain 1952 $$-$$$ Mar-Apr
The Masters Augusta & Aiken Augusta 1934 $$$ Apr
Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights Columbus Pine Mountain 1992 $$ Nov-Dec
Sparkle Sandy Springs Atlanta Sandy Springs 2017 Free Dec
Harvest Hoe Down Celebration Columbus Warm Springs 1998 Free Oct
Georgia-Carolina State Fair Augusta & Aiken Augusta 1923 $ Oct
Arts in the Heart of Augusta Augusta & Aiken Augusta 1980 $ Sep
Plains Peanut Festival Columbus Plains 1998 Free Sep
Southern Garden Symposium Columbus Pine Mountain 1987 $$$ Jan
AthFest Music & Arts Festival Macon Athens 1996 Free Jun
Georgia National Fair Macon Perry 1990 $ Oct
Deep Roots Festival Macon Milledgeville 2003 $-$$ Oct
Fireside Craft / Art Show at Unicoi State Park North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1976 Free Feb
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival Macon Conyers 1981 Free Mar
Pan African Festival of Georgia Macon Macon 1997 Free Apr IFEA
Georgia Peach Festival Macon Fort Valley 1986 Free Jun
Macon Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival Macon Macon 1982 Free-$ Mar IFEA
Georgia JugFest & Old Knoxville Days Macon Knoxville 2004 Free May
Old Book Sale Macon Macon 1966 Free Mar
Faschingsverein (German Mardi Gras) North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1970 $ Feb PLAN
Georgia National Rodeo Macon Perry 1991 $-$$ Feb
Forsythia Festival Macon Forsyth 1988 Free Mar
Festival of Camellias Macon Fort Valley 1945 $ Feb
Winterville Marigold Festival Macon Winterville 1971 Varies May
Classic City Brewfest Macon Athens 1995 $$$ Apr
Bethlehem Star Festival Macon Bethlehem 2005 Free Oct
Booth Western Art Museum Events North Georgia & Mountains Cartersville 2003 Free Jan-Dec
Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Macon Perry 1823 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Alpine Helen-White County CVB North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1857 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 1987 Free May
Dahlonega's 4th of July Celebration North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega Free Jul
Oktoberfest North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1970 $ Sep-Oct PLAN
Mountain Top Rodeo North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 1990 $$ Jun
Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival North Georgia & Mountains Dillard 1997 $ Aug
Southeastern Chuck Wagon Gathering North Georgia & Mountains Cartersville 2003 Free-$ Mar
Pine Log Arts & Crafts Fair North Georgia & Mountains Rydal 1979 $ Sep
Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race & Festival North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1974 Free Jun
Dahlonega Literary Festival North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 2004 Free Mar
Trout Tournament North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1970 $$$ Mar PLAN
Magical Easter Eggstravaganza North Georgia & Mountains Cleveland 1987 Free Apr
Gold Rush Festival North Georgia & Mountains Villa Rica Free Sep
Georgia Mountain Birdfest North Georgia & Mountains Helen $$$ May
Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games North Georgia & Mountains Blairsville 2004 $$ Jun
Bear on the Square Mountain Festival North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 1997 Varies Apr
Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruiz-In North Georgia & Mountains Hiawassee 2010 $ Aug
Lake Hartwell Antique Boat Festival North Georgia & Mountains Hartwell 1994 Free Apr
Agri Fest at White County North Georgia & Mountains Cleveland 2005 Free Oct
Rose Lawn Arts Festival North Georgia & Mountains Cartersville 1975 $ Sep
Tallulah Gorge Skywalk Celebration North Georgia & Mountains Clayton 2015 $$ Jun
Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival North Georgia & Mountains Blairsville 2008 $ May
Thomas A. Dorsey Festival North Georgia & Mountains Villa Rica 1995 Free Jun
Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 2012 $$$ Aug
Georgia Wine Country Festival North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 2002 Free Jun
Spring Wine Highway Weekend North Georgia & Mountains North Georgia 2006 $$$ Mar
Northeast Georgia Arts Tour North Georgia & Mountains Cleveland 2004 Free Jun
Georgia Steeplechase North Georgia & Mountains Rome 1966 $$$ Apr
Bavarianfest North Georgia & Mountains Helen 1990 $ May PLAN
Blessing of the Fleet Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Darien 1968 $ Apr
Georgia Mountain Fall Festival North Georgia & Mountains Hiawassee 1976 $ Oct
Savannah Irish Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1993 $$ Feb
Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1935 $$$ Mar
Peaches to the Beaches Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Brunswick 2005 Varies Mar
Savannah Scottish Games Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1976 $$ May
St. Patrick's Day Celebration Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1813 Free Mar
Jazz in the Park Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry St. Simons Island $ May-Sep
Savannah Music Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1989 $$-$$$ Mar-Apr
Christmas in the Mountains Lighted Parade North Georgia & Mountains Cleveland 1999 Free Dec
Festival of Trees North Georgia & Mountains Cleveland 2004 Free Nov-Dec
Mountain Moonshine Festival North Georgia & Mountains Dawsonville 1968 Free Oct
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Woodbine 1986 Varies Apr
Cumming Country Fair & Festival North Georgia & Mountains Cumming 1995 $ Oct
Hawkinsville Harness Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hawkinsville 1973 Varies Apr
Georgia Marble Festival North Georgia & Mountains Jasper 1981 $ Oct
Island Treasures Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Jekyll Island 2002 Free Jan-Feb
Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium North Georgia & Mountains Cartersville 2003 $ Oct
Vidalia Onion Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Vidalia 1977 Free Apr
St. Patrick's Day Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Dublin 1966 Free Feb-Mar
Georgia Apple Festival North Georgia & Mountains Ellijay 1972 $ Oct
Another Bloomin' Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Metter 1992 Free Apr
Baxley Tree Fest Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Baxley 1990 Varies Apr
Gold Rush Days North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega 1956 Free Oct
Old Fashioned Christmas North Georgia & Mountains Dahlonega $-$$ Nov-Dec
Jekyll Island Art & Antiques Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Jekyll Island 1976 Free Mar
Georgia Blueberry Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Alma 1975 Varies Jun
Calico Arts & Crafts Festival Valdosta Moultrie $ Mar
Savannah Greek Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1952 $ Oct
Fourth of July Celebration on River Street Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah Free Jul
Shalom Y'all Jewish Food Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1989 Free Oct
Turner County Fire Ant Festival Valdosta Ashburn 1995 $$ Mar
Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Jekyll Island 2006 Free Sep
Art Under The Oaks Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry St. Simons Island 1969 Free Sep
St. Vincent's Tour of Homes & Teas Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah $$$ Oct
Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Brunswick 2000 $ Nov
Arch Fest Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Jesup 2003 Varies Oct
Georgia Sweet Potato Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Ocilla 1960 Free Oct
Portal Catface Turpentine Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Portal 1982 Free Oct
Christmas on the River Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah Free Dec
Savannah Jazz Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1983 Free Sep
St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry St. Simons Island 2012 $$$ Oct
Oktoberfest on the River Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 1977 Free Oct
Rock Shrimp Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry St. Marys 1972 $ Oct
Thomasville Antiques Show & Sale Valdosta Thomasville 1989 $$ Feb
Savannah Speed Classic Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Savannah 2008 $$-$$$ Oct
Downtown Holiday Celebration Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Statesboro 2000 Free Dec
Harmony Jubilee Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Fitzgerald 2012 $ Aug
Blues & BBQ Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Hinesville 2003 Free Sep
Chehaw Native American Cultural Festival Valdosta Albany $$ Apr
Thomasville Fly-In Valdosta Thomasville 1967 $ Oct
Swamp Gravy Valdosta Colquitt 1992 $$ Oct
Great Southern Acoustic Music Festival Valdosta Ochlocknee 2002 $$ Oct
Sunbelt Agricultural Expo Valdosta Moultrie 1978 $ Oct
Chehaw's Festival of Lights Valdosta Albany $$ Nov-Dec
Honey Bee Festival Valdosta Hahira 1981 Varies Oct
Thomasville Rose Show & Festival Valdosta Thomasville 1921 Free Apr
Calico Holiday Arts & Crafts Show Valdosta Moultrie $ Nov
Pelham Wildlife Festival Valdosta Pelham 1990 Free Oct
Victorian Christmas Valdosta Thomasville 1987 $ Dec
Gnat Days Festival Valdosta Camilla 1985 Varies May
Fiesta del Pueblo Valdosta Tifton 1996 Free Sep
Downtown Spring Fling & Backyard BBQ Valdosta Moultrie 2004 Free Apr
First Friday Sip & Stroll Valdosta Thomasville 2014 $ Apr-Dec
Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival Valdosta Thomasville 1995 $$$ Nov
Covey Film Festival Valdosta Thomasville 2013 $$ Oct
Forsyth CVB Macon Forsyth 1823 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Peachtree City CVB Atlanta Peachtree City 1959 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Georgia Mountain Fair North Georgia & Mountains Hiawassee 1950 $$ Jul
Prater's Mill Country Fair North Georgia & Mountains Varnell 1971 $ Oct
Peach State Summer Theatre Valdosta Valdosta 2005 $$$ May-Jul
Crabapple Fest Atlanta Milton 1969 Free Oct
Yellow Daisy Festival Atlanta Stone Mountain 1969 Free Sep
July 4th Weekend Star Spangled Beach Party Columbus Pine Mountain 1952 $$ Jul
Watermelon Days Festival Columbus Cordele 1949 Varies Jun
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Atlanta Atlanta 1968 $$$ Jan
Mountain Heritage Festival North Georgia & Mountains Blairsville 2000 Free Aug
Jekyll Tree Lighting Festival & Holidays in History Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Jekyll Island Free Nov
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration Macon Macon 1990 $ Sep
Boston Mini-Marathon & Festival Valdosta Boston 1980 $$ Oct
Blowing Screams Farm - Forest of Fear North Georgia & Mountains Flintstone 2006 $$ Oct
Brooklet Peanut Festival Savannah, Hilton Head & Lowcountry Brooklet 1990 Free Aug
Rattlesnake Roundup Valdosta Whigham 1960 Free Jan
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