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Guide to Events & Festivals

Attend Georgia's best and most unique fairs & festivals for great food, entertainment, shopping and activities.

  • Atlanta Dogwood Festival

    An Atlanta staple for more than 75 years, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival features a nationally renowned-juried Fine Artist Market.

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  • Shrimp & Grits Festival in Jekyll Island

    Set under the live oaks in the Jekyll Island Historic Landmark District, Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival attracts chefs and foodies.

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  • Oktoberfest in Helen

    Oktoberfest, Helen's biggest celebration, kicks off in September and runs through early November, featuring German music, food and drinks.

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  • Atlanta Steeplechase

    The Atlanta Steeplechase is an incredible day of horse racing, tailgating, picnicking and family fun set in the northwest Georgia countryside.

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  • The Georgia National Fair in Perry

    The Georgia National Fair, held over 10 days in Perry, features rides, games and fireworks along with livestock and horse shows.

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  • The Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta

    The largest 10K road race in the country, the Peachtree Road Race kicks off July 4th in Atlanta.

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  • St. Patrick's Day Party in Savannah

    Savannah hosts the largest St. Patrick's Day party in the South over several days, with a parade, green fountain and more.

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