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Guide to Georgia’s Fall Festivals

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    Georgia National Fair [Photo Credit: @daydream890 via Instagram]

Enjoy cooler temperatures, falling leaves, kettle corn, candied apples and smiling faces at these fine fall festivals!


Georgia National Fair [Photo Credit: @daydream890 via Instagram]
Georgia National Fair [Photo Credit: @daydream890 via Instagram]
September 6 – October 26, 2014: Apple Pickin’ Jubilee at Hillcrest Orchards in Ellijay

September 11 – November 2, 2014: 44th Annual Oktoberfest in Helen


September 18 – 28, 2014: North Georgia State Fair in Marietta


September 19 – 20, 2014: 4th Annual Blues & BBQ Festival in Blue Ridge


Septemver 19 – 20, 2014: WILD About Screven Festival in Sylvania


September 19 – 21, 2014: Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival in Augusta


September 19 – 21, 2014: Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival on Jekyll Island


September 19 – September 28, 2014: Slow Exposures Photography Festival in Concord


September 20, 2014: Happy Days Festival in Hapeville


September 20, 2014: Rome Beer Fest in Rome


September 20, 2014: Sumner Egg Festival in Sumner


September 20, 2014: Farm Fest in Hartwell


September 20, 2014: Blues and BBQ in Hinesville


September 20, 2014: 15th Street Pizza & Pub Brew Fest in McDonough


September 20, 2014: Farm Heritage Day Festival at Hunter Cattle Company in Brooklet


September 20 – 21, 2014: Roswell Arts Festival in Roswell


September 20 – 21, 2014: Ocmulgee Indian Celebration in Macon


September 20 – 21, 2014: Suwanee Fest in Suwanee


September 20 – 21, 2014: Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival in Peachtree City


September 20 – 21, 2014: Arts Festival at Rose Lawn in Cartersville


September 26 – 27, 2014: Mid Georgia Doc Holliday Festival in Griffin


September 26 – October 5, 2014: Georgia State Fair in Hampton


September 27, 2014: 17th Annual Bear Creek Festival in Hampton


September 27, 2014: Berrien County Harvest Festival in Nashville


September 27, 2014: International Festival & Dragon Boat Races in Peachtree City


September 27, 2014: Downtown Dalton Beer Festival in Dalton


September 27 – 28, 2014: Duluth Fall Festival in Duluth


September 27, 2014: Heart of South DeKalb Festival in Decatur


September 27, 2014: Brazillian Day Festival in Mableton


September 27, 2014: Water, Wings and Wildlife Festival in Albany


September 27, 2014: 8th Annual McDonough Jerk & International Parade in McDonough


September 27, 2014: International City Festival in Warner Robins


September 27 – 28, 2014: The Cotton South Fine Arts Festival in Greensboro


September 27 – 28, 2014: RiverFest Arts & Crafts Festival in Canton


September 27 – November 15, 2014: Fall Family Fun Days at The Rock Ranch


September 29 – October 4, 2014: Hahira Honeybee Festival in Hahira


October 1 – 5, 2014: St. Simons Island Food & Spirits Festival on St. Simons Island


October 1 – 5, 2014: Westobou Festival in Augusta


October 2 – 12, 2014: Cumming Country Fair & Festival in Cumming


October 2 – 12, 2014: 25th Annual Georgia National Fair in Perry


October 2 – 4, 2014: Great Southern Music Festival in Ochlocknee


October 3 – 4, 2014: 4th Annual BridgeFest in Stockbridge


October 4, 2014: 45th Annual Rock Shrimp Festival in St. Marys


October 4, 2014: Chili Cook-Off & Fall Festival in Madison


October 4, 2014: Foxfire Mountaineer Festival in Clayton


October 4, 2014: CoastFest in Brunswick


October 4, 2014: Cedartown Fall Festival in Cedartown


October 4, 2014: Turpentine Festival in Portal


October 4, 2014: Suwanee Wine Festival in Suwanee


October 4, 2014: AutumnFest in Holly Springs


October 4, 2014: Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair in Conyers


October 4, 2014: Social Circle Annual Friendship Festival in Social Circle


October 4 – 5, 2014: Cotton Pickin’ Fair in Gay


October 4 – 5, 2014: Shady Days in Gay Arts & Crafts Festival in Gay


October 4 – 5, 2014: Avondale Estates AutumnFest in Avondale Estates


October 4- 26, 2014: Rocktoberfest in Lookout Mountain


October 7 – 11, 2014: Kiwanis Henry County Fair in McDonough


October 8 – 11, 2014: Dublin Fall Fair in Dublin


October 9 – 12, 2014: Tybee Island Pirate Festival on Tybee Island


October 10 – 11, 2014: 5th Annual Real Squeal: Lyons BBQ and Music Festival in Lyons


October 10 – 11, 2014: Jeff Davis Cotton Festival in Hazelhurst


October 10 – 18, 2014: Georgia Mountain Fall Festival in Hiawassee


October 10 – 11, 2014: Norcross Art Fest in Norcross


October 11, 2014: Big Red Apple Festival in Cornelia


October 11, 2014: Hambridge Center Fall Festival in Rabun Gap


October 11, 2014: Royston Fall Festival in Royston


October 11, 2014: Paulding Fine Arts 12th Annual Fall Fest in Dallas


October 11, 2014: Rock’n Ribville Festival in Lawrenceville


October 11 – 12, 2014: Glynn Art in the Park Fall Festival on St. Simons Island


October 11 – 12, 2014: Oktoberfest Beer & Arts Festival in Stone Mountain


October 11 – 19, 2014: 43rd Annual Georgia Apple Festival Arts and Crafts Show in Ellijay


October 11 – 19, 2014: Georgia’s Official Sorghum Festival in Blairsville


October 17, 2014: Third Annual Butler Island Plantation Homecoming Festival in Darien


October 17 – 19, 2014: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival in Richmond Hill


October 18, 2014: 2014 Bremen Towne Festival in Bremen


October 18, 2014: Deep Roots Festival in Milledgeville


October 18, 2014: Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival in Cartersville


October 18, 2014: Oconee Chamber Fall Festival in Watkinsville


October 18, 2014: Georgia Peanut Festival in Sylvester


October 18, 2014: 57th Annual Sacred Heart Fall Festival in Warner Robins


October 18, 2014: Cochran-Bleckley Country Fest in Cochran


October 18, 2014: Milan Harvest Festival in Milan


October 18, 2014: Family Fun Fest in Rockmart


October 18 – 19, 2014: Black Bear Festival in Chatsworth


October 18 – 19, 2014: Gold Rush Days in Dahlonega


October 18 – 19, 2014: Mossy Creek Barnyard Festival in Perry


October 18 – 19, 2014: Hogansville Hummingbird Festival in Hogansville


October 18 – 19, 2014: Korean Festival in Suwanee


October 18 – 19, 2014: Fall Festival on Ponce in Atlanta


October 18, 2014: OCAF’s 15th Annual Fall Wine Fest in Watkinsville


October 20 – 25, 2014: Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro


October 24 – 26, 2014: Country Living Fair in Stone Mountain


October 24 – 25, 2014: Hawkinsville Harvest Fest in Hawkinsville


October 24 – 25, 2014: Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown and Fall Leaf Festival in Cleveland


October 24 – 26, 2014: 35th Annual Boston Mini-Marathon Festival in Boston


October 25 – 26, 2014: Chiaha Harvest Fair in Rome


October 25, 2014: Chitlin Hoedown in Yatesville


October 25, 2014: Liberty Tree Festival in Dalton


October 25, 2014: Batesville Fall Festival in Clarkesville


October 25, 2014: 34th Annual Olde Town Fall Festival in Conyers


October 25, 2014: Georgia Sweet Potato Festival in Ocilla


October 25, 2014: Downtown Vidalia Music Festival in Vidalia


October 25, 2014: Hartwell’s Depot Days Fall Festival in Hartwell


October 25, 2014: Fireman’s Fall Festival in Rossville


October 25, 2014: Rutledge’s Spooky Fall Festival in Rutledge


October 25, 2014: Jacksonville Heritage Festival in Jacksonville


October 25 – 26, 2014: Mountain Moonshine Festival in Dawsonville


October 25 – 26, 2014: Johns Creek Art Festival in Johns Creek


October 28 – November 11, 2014: Decatur County Fall Festival & Fair in Bainbridge


October 31, 2014: KidsFest in Woodstock


October 31 – November 1, 2014: Annual Mule Day Festival in Calvary


October 31 – November 2, 2014: IrishFest in Atlanta


November 1, 2014: Bostwick’s Cotton Gin Festival in Madison


November 1, 2014: Granite City Fall Festival in Elberton


November 1, 2014: Unicoi Wine Festival in Sautee Nacoochee


November 8, 2014: 37th Annual Old South Day Festival in Ochlocknee


November 10 – 16, 2014: Savannah Food & Wine Festival in Savannah


November 15 – 16, 2014: Lean Ox Festival in Lenox


 


Lauren Cleland

Lauren Cleland is the voice of Explore Georgia on social media. She loves ice cold sweet tea, anything peach flavored, channeling Scarlett O’Hara in her daily life and sharing the wonders of her beloved Georgia with all of you!