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ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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"Annual Celebrations of Historic Events" for each of the 50 states as
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interested in American history to have a  free, easy to use,
"One-Stop" itinerary planning list.

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JANUARY

CHATHAM COUNTY

Savannah
First Night in Savannah.
Perfect family event.
(Chamber of Commerce)

(912) 644 - 6400

FEBRUARY

THOMAS COUNTY

Thomasville
A premier antique show and sale
featuring some of the country’s most prestigious antique dealers.

(225) 935-4229


MARCH

CHATHAM COUNTY

Savannah
Spring Tour of Homes and Gardens
Since 1935

(913) 234 – 8054

CHATHAM COUNTY

Savannah
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Religious and family celebration
Since 1824

(912) 233 – 4804

MACON COUNTY

Macon
    Cherry Blossom Festival
300,000 cherry trees and so much more.
Since 1982

(478) 757- 7429


APRIL


FULTON COUNTY

Atlanta
Dogwood Festival
Fine arts festival. 
Recognized  as one of the top 200 fine arts festivals in the nation.
Since 1935

(678) 560 – 2466

FULTON COUNTY

Fairburn
Renaissance Festival
So many wonderful acts from horse shows to acrobats,
to demonstrations by birds pf prey and jousting.

(770) 964 – 8575

FULTON COUNTY

Thomasville
Rose Show and Festival
Since 1911

(229) 227 – 7020

LUMPKIN COUNTY

Dahlonega
Bear on the Square
Bluegrass jams,
old time fiddle jams,
Sunday gospel jams

(705) 348 – 1870

TOOMBS  COUNTY

Vidalia
Vidalia Onion Festival
The Great American Rock and Roll Revival
featuring music from  the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. 
Also enjoy the air show, arts and crafts, and other events.

(912) 538 - 8687


MAY

THOMAS COUNTY

Pavo
Annual celebrating Pavo’s Heritage
Many things to see and do.
Since 1987
(229) 859-2516



JUNE

FULTON COUNTY

Fairburn
Georgia Renaissance Festival
Colorfully costumed performers and many things to watch and do.  
Thirty-two acre Artisan Market
Since 1985

(770) (964) - 8575


JULY

TOWNS COUNTY

Haiwassee
Georgia Mountain Fair
Music, carnival rides, a glimpse of
North Georgia history and culture.
Since 1950

(706) 896 – 4191

AUGUST

TOWNS COUNTY

Hiawassee
Georgia Mountain Fair
“Old ways” demonstrations, arts and crafts exhibits, pioneer village. Since 1950

(706) 896 - 4191

SEPTEMBER

CAMDEN COUNTY

Kingsland
Catfish Festival
Arts, crafts, antiques, foods, parades and performers.
Since 1982

(912) 729 – 4382

CHATHAM COUNTY

Savannah
First Saturday Festival
Arts, crafts, entertainment on the
Historic River Street

(912) 234 – 0295

DEKALB COUNTY

Pine Mountain
Sky High Hot Air Balloons Festival
Balloons, many activities - a fascinating day

(800) 236 – 5292

DEKALB COUNTY

Stone Mountain
Annual Yellow Daisy Festival
Voted nations number one arts and crafts show.
More than 500 artists.
Since 1968

(770) 498 –5690

FULTON COUNTY

Atlanta
Atlanta Arts Festival
Festival of excellence in the arts. 
Set in historic Piedmont Park
Over 200 artists.

(770) 941 – 9660


OCTOBER


DEKALB COUNTY

Stone Mountain
Annual Pumpkin Festival
Great Pumpkin Puppet Show,
Parade, pumpkin tumbles, pie eating contest.
Atlantic Highland events, piping and drumming competition,
Scottish Country dances
and so much more.
Since 2002

(770) 498 –5690

HABERSHAM COUNTY

Batesville
Shows a glimpse of life in the early 1900’s .
Since 1999

(706) 947 – 1601

WHITE COUNTY

Helen
Oktoberfest
On the banks of the Chattahoochee River.
Polka dancers in native costumes, Bavarian food.
Enjoy this German festival in Helen, a Bavarian style town.
Since 1970

(706) 378 – 1619

WHITFIELD COUNTY

Dalton
Prater’s Mill Country Fair
A family friendly jaunt through history
centered around an 1855 grist mill. 
Live demonstrations of early trades,
Civil War reenactments, antique engines and more

(706) 294 – 6455

NOVEMBER

(NOVEMBER / DECEMBER)

CHATHAM COUNTY

Savannah
Christmas in Savannah
Traditional show

(888) 653 – 6045

(NOVEMBER -DECEMBER)

DEKALB COUNTY

Stone Mountain
Christmas at Stone Mountain Park
Polar Express, parade, millions of lights,
sing-a-long, snow angel festival, spectacular laser show.

(770) 498 – 5690

DEKALB COUNTY

Stone Mountain
Annual Indian Festival and Pow-Wow
Dance and drum competition.
Primitive skills demonstrations in bow making, fire starting, etc.
Since 1999

(770) 498 – 5690

DOOLY COUNTY

Vienna
Big Pig Jig
One of America’s largest theme cooking contests,
live stock show,
Jiggy Piggy Pageant,
A family friendly festival.
Since 1982

(229) 268 - 8278

FULTON COUNTY

Atlanta
Black Arts festival
Week-end festivities include African Drum and Dance Festival
Since 1982
(404) 730 –7315


GLYNN COUNTY

Jekyll Island
Jekyll’s Christmas Island
Christmas tree lighting, many festivities

(912) 538 – 8687


DECEMBER


CHATHAM COUNTY

Savannah
Christmas Tour of Homes
Beautiful homes in historic Savannah

(412) 236 – 8362

COBB COUNTY

Marietta
Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tours
Spotlight on historic homes that have been lovingly restored.

(770) 964-8575

NOVEMBER / DECEMBER

DEKALB COUNTY

Pine Mountain
Fantasy in Lights
Over 8 millions lights create holiday magic
Since 1992

(800) 236 – 5292

DEKALB COUNTY

Stone Mountain
Christmas at Stone Mountain Park
Polar Express, parade, millions of lights,
sing-a-long, snow angel festival, spectacular laser show.

(770) 498 – 5690

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