Explore Georgia's regional and statewide festivals and celebrations to enjoy art, food, culture, history, music and more. Make plans to attend some of the state's largest fairs and festivals from the International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon in the spring to the Georgia National Fair in Perry the fall. Celebrate holidays in Georgia like St. Patrick's Day in Savannah, Independence Day in Atlanta, and Christmas in Dahlonega.
Throughout the year, join communities in celebrating the things that make them unique, like the Thomasville Rose Show and Festival, Vidalia Onion Festival, Georgia Peach Festival, Plains Peanut Festival, Georgia Apple Festival in Ellijay and Helen Oktoberfest. Taste some of the South's best food and drinks at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival in Tifton, and Shrimp & Grits Festival on Jekyll Island.
Hear your favorite musicians and discover new stars at festivals like the Savannah Music Festival, Blue Ridge Mountains Wine & Jazz Festival, Blind Willie McTell Music Festival in Thomson and AthFest in Athens. Explore work by talented artists at the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival and the Yellow Daisy Festival at Stone Mountain Park. See new movies and meet filmmakers at events like the BronzeLens Film Festival Atlanta, Macon Film Festival and Rome International Film Festival.
Find more trip ideas and browse the calendar of events below to plan your next eventful trip!
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, some events have been canceled or postponed. Before you go, check social media, the venue's website or call to confirm event plans. For more information, visit Explore Georgia's COVID-19 travel information page.