Vidalia Onion Festival

Event Date

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
6:00pm - 9:30pm


Dates & times for April 2024
Tuesday, April 23, 2024 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Thursday, April 25, 2024 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Friday, April 26, 2024 10:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday, April 27, 2024 All Day
Sunday, April 28, 2024 All Day


Multiple Venues
114 Jackson Street
Vidalia GA 30474


  • Thursday Night Street Dance: $5.00
  • Friday Night Concert w/ Lauren Alaina, Austin Snell & RVSHVD Gen Admission : $35.00
  • Friday Night Concert w/ Lauren Alaina, Austin Snell & RVSHVD Early Bird: $30.00
  • Arts & Crafts Saturday & Sunday: $5.00
  • Recipe Contest with Public Tasting: $5.00
  • Friday Night Concert w/ Lauren Alaina, Austin Snell Gate Price: $40.00
  • Air Show w/ U.S. Navy Blue Angels - Child: $15.00
  • Air Show w/ U.S. Navy Blue Angels - Adult: $20.00
Vidalia Onion Festival Carnival
R.A.D City Park hosts Tue, Thu & Fri night events in downtown during Vidalia Onion Festival and during the year
Onion Run
Vidalia Onion Festival Recipe Contest

Each spring, food lovers across the nation anticipate the harvest of Georgia's Official State Vegetable, the famous Vidalia Onion. The Vidalia community celebrates the occasion with a 4-day festival that is packed with activities for everyone. The Vidalia Onion Festival has won numerous awards over its 46-year history.

The fun starts on Tuesday evening with the Children’s Parade and Movie Under the Stars downtown. Wednesday, the Student Chalk Walk art will be on display also in downtown and the Carnival begins that evening and continues through Sunday on Airport Road behind the Arts & Crafts area. On Thursday, meet in downtown for the Street Dance, Opening Ceremonies, and Fireworks by Pyro Shows East Coast. Head over to the corner of Jackson Street & US 280 E on Friday for the Downtown Vidalia Association Onion Rings & Things booth in downtown. Visit for their event offerings including wine & paint events during the day. Join the fun at the Friday Night Concert with all-Georgia performers, headlined by country sensation and Grand Ole Opry member, Lauren Alaina (Rossville, Ga) with openers Austin Snell (Dudley, Ga) and RVSHVD (Willacoochee, Ga). 

Additional events include the Onion Run, the Arts & Crafts Festival with the famous Onion Eating Contest, a rodeo, the Onion Recipe Contest, and public tasting. The 2024 Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels is on Friday and Saturday at the Vidalia Regional Airport. This is only a taste! Come to Vidalia to experience the "whole onion." For more info, visit our website:

Facility Amenities
  • Parking on Site
  • Concessions
  • Public Restrooms
Near Interstate Highway
  • 16
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Partially Accessible
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