With its diverse population, rich history and spectacular natural beauty, the state of Georgia is a shining jewel in the American South. The state is dotted with major cultural attractions, significant historical sites and impressive museums. Throughout the year, visitors and residents can find an overwhelming number of festivals, sporting events and more to fill even the most demanding of schedules.
- Historic Downtown Square Dahlonega, GA 30533-5032 in DAHLONEGA, GA
Every April, visitors flock to the picturesque North Georgia town of Dahlonega for a lively weekend of live music and art all around the charming town's Historic Public Square. The three-day event features live musical performances by regional and national artists, artist workshops, and much more.
- Downtown 144 E. Jackson Street Thomasville, GA 31799 in THOMASVILLE, GA
The Rose Show and Festival has been a treasured Southwest Georgia tradition since the 1920's. The annual festival attracts thousands of visitors every April to the charming town of Thomasville, who come to appreciate everything about roses. The three-day festival features two parades, live music, great food, and much more.
- Inman Park Atlanta, GA 30307 in ATLANTA, GA
Spring is in the air. For those seeking a bit of eclectic outdoor fun, this festival hosts an expansive street market and a juried arts and crafts exhibition. Other diversions include a spirited parade, live musical performances and dance festivals.
- Historic Peek Park Cedartown, GA 30125 in CEDARTOWN, GA
Every April, Cedartown puts on the growing Cedar Valley Arts Festival, which kicks things off with a 5k road race. However, the festival is much more than a simple race. There are also fine arts and crafts on display, live entertainment, and terrific food to be enjoyed by all.
Taste of Alpharetta has become an annual culinary tradition for foodies and families in Georgia. The unique experience allows festival goers to dine in over 70 downtown Alpharetta restaurants in one evening, sampling all that the best restaurants in town have to offer.
This annual festival celebrates African-American heritage, history, culture and commerce through food, art, music, literature, film, dance, technology and athletic exhibitions. Live performances are featured that include jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues and other multicultural contributions.