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Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
Callanwolde Arts Festival Atlanta 2014 $ Jan  
Peachtree City CVB Peachtree City 1959 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism Sandy Springs 1821 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
World of Coca-Cola Atlanta 1991 $-$$ Jan-Dec BOOK
Atlanta 500 Hampton Mar  
Atlanta Dance Theatres Ballet Classic: Fairytales...Then & Now Roswell 1999 $$ Mar  
 
Atlanta Film Festival Atlanta 1976 Mar  
Laughing Skull Comedy Festival Atlanta 2010 $$ Mar  
 
Suwanee American Craft Beer Festival Suwanee 2011 $$$ Mar  
Stone Mountain Park Lasershow Spectacular Stone Mountain 1995 $ Mar-Oct  
Atlanta Dogwood Festival Atlanta 1936 Free Apr  
Easter Sunrise Service Stone Mountain 1945 $ Apr  
Inman Park Festival Atlanta 1971 Varies Apr  
Sandy Springs Artsapalooza Sandy Springs 2012 Free Apr  
Taste of Marietta Marietta 1993 Free Apr  
Georgia Renaissance Festival Fairburn 1985 $$ Apr-Jun  
Heritage Sandy Springs Farmers Market Sandy Springs 2010 Free Apr-Nov PLAN
Atlanta Jazz Festival Atlanta 1978 Free May  
Decatur Arts Festival Decatur 1989 Free May  
 
Geranium Festival & Jam McDonough 1977 Varies May  
Sweet Auburn SpringFest Atlanta 1984 Free May  
Taste of Alpharetta Alpharetta 1991 Free May  
Georgia Shakespeare Atlanta 1985 $$-$$$ May-Jul  
Rhythm & Brews Sandy Springs $ May-Aug  
Concerts by the Springs Sandy Springs 1996 Free May-Sep  
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Atlanta 2010 $$$ Jun  
 
Gwinnett Beer Fest Lawrenceville 2015 $$$ Jun  
Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Douglasville 2007 $ Jun  
 
Virginia-Highland Summerfest Atlanta 1984 Free Jun  
Centennial Olympic Park's 4th of July Celebration Atlanta Free Jul  
Fantastic Fourth Celebration Stone Mountain 1967 Free Jul  
Hospitality Highway Century Ride Sandy Springs 2009 $$$ Jul  
Peachtree Road Race Atlanta 1969 $$$ Jul  
Summer Splash Sandy Springs 2007 Free-$$ Jul  
National Black Arts Festival Atlanta 1988 Free-$$$ Jul-Sep  
Old Soldiers Day Parade & Road Race Alpharetta 1952 Free Aug  
 
Peachtree Latino Atlanta Festival Atlanta 2000 Free Aug  
Piedmont Park Arts Festival Atlanta 2010 Free Aug  
Art in the Park Marietta 1987 Free Sep  
 
Dragon*Con Atlanta 1987 Varies Sep  
 
Duluth Fall Festival Duluth 1982 Free Sep  
Gwinnett County Fair Duluth 1953 $ Sep  
Hapeville Happy Days Festival Hapeville 1998 Free Sep  
Marietta StreetFest Marietta 1992 Free Sep  
 
Music Midtown Atlanta 1994 $$$ Sep  
Sandy Springs Festival Sandy Springs 1984 $ Sep  
Yellow Daisy Festival Stone Mountain 1969 Free Sep  
Pumpkin Festival Stone Mountain 2002 $$$ Sep-Oct  
A Tour of Southern Ghosts Stone Mountain 1985 $$ Oct  
Atlanta Arts Festival Atlanta 2007 Free Oct  
Atlanta Celebrates Photography Atlanta 1999 Free Oct  
Atlanta Greek Festival Atlanta 1975 $ Oct  
 
Bridgefest in the Pines Stockbridge 2011 Free Oct  
 
Crabapple Fest Milton 1969 Free Oct  
 
Johns Creek Arts Festival Johns Creek Free Oct  
 
Norcross Art Splash Norcross 2004 Free Oct  
Stone Mountain Highland Games Stone Mountain 1973 $$ Oct  
Taste of Atlanta Atlanta 2001 $$$ Oct  
Indian Festival & Pow-wow Stone Mountain 1999 $$$ Nov  
 
Lighting of Atlantic Station Atlanta Free Nov  
 
Suwanee Wine Fest Suwanee 2013 $$$ Nov  
Sweet Auburn Heritage Festival Atlanta 2006 Free Nov  
The Elegant Elf Marketplace Sandy Springs 2011 $$ Nov  
Magical Nights of Lights Lake Lanier Islands 1993 $$$ Nov-Dec  
Stone Mountain Christmas Stone Mountain 1998 $$$ Nov-Jan  
 
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Atlanta 1968 $$$ Dec  
Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour Marietta 1986 $$ Dec  
Peach Drop Atlanta 1989 Free Dec-Jan  
Augusta Futurity Augusta 1979 $ Jan  
Southland Jubilee Greensboro 1998 Free Apr  
The Masters Augusta 1934 $$$ Apr  
Washington-Wilkes Tour of Homes Washington 1998 $-$$$ Apr  
Augusta Southern Nationals Dragboat Races Augusta 1985 $$ Jul  
Arts in the Heart of Augusta Augusta 1980 $ Sep  
 
Georgia-Carolina State Fair Augusta 1923 $ Oct  
Mule Day: Southern Heritage Festival Washington 1980 $ Oct  
Oliver Hardy Festival Main Street Harlem Harlem 1989 Free Oct  
Christmas Tour of Homes & Southern Dinner Dates Washington 1998 $$$ Dec  
Callaway School of the Needlearts Pine Mountain 1971 $$$ Jan  
Southern Garden Symposium Pine Mountain 1987 $$$ Jan  
 
Azalea Season Pine Mountain 1952 $$-$$$ Mar-Apr  
National Grits Festival Warwick 1998 Free Apr  
Watermelon Days Festival Cordele 1949 Varies Jun  
July 4th Weekend Star Spangled Beach Party Pine Mountain 1952 $$ Jul  
Mid-Georgia Doc Holliday Festival Griffin Free Sep  
Plains Peanut Festival Plains 1998 Free Sep  
Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival Pine Mountain 1999 $$ Sep  
Beaver Creek Festival Montezuma 1994 Free Oct  
Harvest Hoe Down Celebration Warm Springs 1998 Free Oct  
Hogansville Hummingbird Festival Hogansville 1997 $ Oct  
Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens Pine Mountain 1985 $$$ Nov  
Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights Pine Mountain 1992 $$ Nov-Dec  
Forsyth CVB Forsyth 1823 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Festival of Camellias Fort Valley 1945 $ Feb  
Georgia National Rodeo Perry $-$$ Feb  
Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival Conyers 1981 Free Mar  
Forsythia Festival Forsyth Free Mar  
Macon Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival Macon 1982 Free-$$ Mar IFEA
Old Book Sale Macon 1966 Free Mar  
Classic City Brewfest Athens 1995 $$$ Apr  
Pan African Festival of Georgia Macon 1996 Free Apr  
Georgia JugFest & Old Knoxville Days Festival Knoxville 2004 Free May  
 
Winterville Marigold Festival Winterville 1971 Varies May  
 
AthFest Music & Arts Festival Athens 1996 Free Jun  
Georgia Peach Festival Fort Valley 1986 Free Jun  
Peach State Pigskin Preview Macon $ Jun  
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration Macon 1990 $ Sep  
Bethlehem Star Festival Bethlehem 2005 Free Oct  
 
Briar Patch Arts Festival & Wine Tasting Eatonton 2008 Free Oct  
Deep Roots Festival Milledgeville 2003 $-$$ Oct  
Georgia National Fair Perry 1990 $ Oct  
Mossy Creek Barnyard Fall Festival Perry $ Oct  
Forsyth Historic Train Festival Forsyth 2013 Free Nov  
The Royal Alpaca Challenge Conyers 2009 Free Nov  
Alpine Helen-White County CVB Helen 1857 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Booth Western Art Museum Events Cartersville 2003 Free Jan-Dec  
Fasching-German Mardi Gras Helen 1970 $ Feb PLAN
Fireside Craft / Art Show at Unicoi State Park Helen 1976 Free Feb  
Dahlonega Literary Festival Dahlonega 2004 Free Mar  
Southeastern Cowboy Gathering Cartersville 2003 Free-$ Mar  
 
Spring Wine Highway Weekend North Georgia 2006 $$$ Mar  
Trout Tournament Helen 1970 $$$ Mar PLAN
Atlanta Steeplechase Cartersville 1966 $$$ Apr  
Bear on the Square Mountain Festival Dahlonega 1997 Varies Apr  
Lake Hartwell Antique Boat Festival Hartwell 1994 Free Apr  
Bavarianfest Helen 1990 $ May PLAN
 
Dahlonega Arts & Wine Festival Dahlonega 1987 Free May  
Georgia Mountain Birdfest Helen $$$ May  
Spring Arts & Crafts Festival Blairsville 2008 $ May  
Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games Blairsville 2004 $$ Jun  
 
Georgia Wine Country Festival Dahlonega 2002 Free Jun  
Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race & Festival Helen 1974 Free Jun  
Mountain Top Rodeo Dahlonega 1990 $$ Jun  
Northeast Georgia Arts Tour Cleveland 2004 Free Jun  
Tallulah Gorge Skywalk Celebration Clayton 2015 $$ Jun  
Thomas A. Dorsey Festival Villa Rica Free Jun  
Dahlonega's 4th of July Celebration Dahlonega Free Jul  
Georgia Mountain Fair Hiawassee 1950 $$ Jul  
 
Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend Dahlonega 2012 $$$ Aug  
Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival Dillard 1997 $ Aug  
Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruiz-In Hiawassee 2010 $ Aug  
Mountain Heritage Festival Blairsville 2000 Free Aug  
Gold Rush Festival Villa Rica Free Sep  
Pine Log Arts & Crafts Fair Rydal 1979 $ Sep  
Rose Lawn Arts Festival Cartersville 1975 $ Sep  
Oktoberfest Helen 1970 $ Sep-Oct PLAN
Blowing Screams Farm - Forest of Fear Flintstone 2006 $$ Oct  
Cumming Country Fair & Festival Cumming 1995 $ Oct  
Georgia Apple Festival Ellijay 1972 $ Oct  
Georgia Marble Festival Jasper 1981 $ Oct  
Georgia Mountain Fall Festival Hiawassee 1976 $ Oct  
 
Gold Rush Days Dahlonega Free Oct  
Mountain Moonshine Festival Dawsonville 1968 Free Oct  
Prater's Mill Country Fair Varnell 1971 $ Oct  
Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium Cartersville 2003 $ Oct  
Old Fashioned Christmas Dahlonega $-$$ Nov-Dec  
Island Treasures Jekyll Island 2002 Free Jan-Feb  
Statesboro CVB Statesboro 1866 Varies Jan-Dec PLAN
Savannah Irish Festival Savannah $$ Feb  
St. Patrick's Day Festival Dublin 1966 Free Feb-Mar  
Jekyll Island Art & Antiques Festival Jekyll Island 1976 Free Mar  
 
Peaches to the Beaches Brunswick 2005 Varies Mar  
Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens Savannah 1935 $$$ Mar  
St. Patrick's Day Celebration Savannah 1813 Free Mar  
Savannah Music Festival Savannah 1989 $$-$$$ Mar-Apr  
Another Bloomin' Festival Metter 1992 Free Apr  
Baxley Tree Fest Baxley 1990 Varies Apr  
Blessing of the Fleet Darien 1968 $ Apr  
Hawkinsville Harness Festival Hawkinsville 1973 Varies Apr  
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia 1977 Free Apr  
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Woodbine 1986 Apr  
Savannah Scottish Games Savannah 1977 $$ May  
Savannah Tall Ships Challenge Savannah 1973 $$$ May  
Jazz in the Park St. Simons Island $ May-Sep  
Beach Bash Douglas Jun  
Georgia Blueberry Festival Alma 1975 Varies Jun  
Savannah Asian Cultural Festival Savannah 1995 Free Jun  
Fourth of July Celebration on River Street Savannah Free Jul  
Brooklet Peanut Festival Brooklet 1990 Free Aug  
Blues & BBQ Hinesville 2003 Sep  
Savannah Craft Brew Festival Savannah 2008 $$$ Sep  
Savannah Jazz Festival Savannah 1983 Free Sep  
Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival Jekyll Island 2006 Free Sep  
Arch Fest Jesup 2003 Varies Oct  
 
Georgia Sweet Potato Festival Ocilla 1960 Free Oct  
Glynn Art in the Park Fine Arts & Crafts Fesival St. Simons Island 1969 Free Oct  
 
Okefenokee Festival Folkston 1971 Free Oct  
Oktoberfest on the River Savannah 1977 Free Oct  
Portal Catface Turpentine Festival Portal 1982 Free Oct  
Rock Shrimp Festival St. Marys 1972 $ Oct  
Savannah Greek Festival Savannah 1952 $ Oct  
Savannah Speed Classic Savannah 2008 $$-$$$ Oct  
Shalom Y'all Jewish Food Festival Savannah 1989 Free Oct  
St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival St. Simons Island 2012 $$$ Oct  
 
St. Vincent's Tour of Homes & Teas Savannah $$$ Oct  
Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee Brunswick 2000 $ Nov  
Jekyll Tree Lighting Festival & Holidays in History Jekyll Island Free Nov  
South Georgia BBQ & Outdoor Festival Douglas Free Nov  
 
Christmas on the River Savannah Free Dec  
Downtown Holiday Celebration Statesboro 2000 Free Dec  
Rattlesnake Roundup Whigham 1960 Free Jan  
Thomasville Antiques Show & Sale Thomasville 1989 $$ Feb  
Calico Arts & Crafts Festival Moultrie $ Mar  
 
Turner County Fire Ant Festival Ashburn 1995 $$ Mar  
Valdosta / Lowndes County Azalea Festival Valdosta 2001 Free Mar  
Chehaw Native American Cultural Festival Albany $ Apr  
Downtown Spring Fling & Backyard BBQ Moultrie 2004 Free Apr  
Thomasville Rose Show & Festival Thomasville 1921 Free Apr  
First Friday Thomasville 2014 $ Apr-Nov  
 
Gnat Days Festival Camilla 1985 Varies May  
Peach State Summer Theatre Valdosta 2005 $$$ May-Jul  
Fiesta del Pueblo Tifton 1996 Free Sep  
Boston Mini-Marathon & Festival Boston 1980 $$ Oct  
Covey Film Festival Thomasville 2013 $$ Oct  
 
Great Southern Acoustic Music Festival Ochlocknee 2002 $$ Oct  
Honey Bee Festival Hahira 1981 Varies Oct  
 
Pelham Wildlife Festival Pelham 1990 Oct  
Sunbelt Agricultural Expo Moultrie 1978 $ Oct  
Swamp Gravy Colquitt 1992 $$ Oct  
Thomasville Fly-In Thomasville 1967 $ Oct  
Calico Holiday Arts & Crafts Show Moultrie $ Nov  
Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival Thomasville 1995 $$$ Nov  
Chehaw's Festival of Lights Albany $$ Nov-Dec  
Victorian Christmas Festival Thomasville 1987 $ Dec  
Victorian Village by Candlelight Tifton $ Dec