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.
For captivating scenery and family fun, the unofficial country music capital of the state renders this festival the ideal locale for hosting live musical performances that include the state fiddlers' convention. Additional features include craft vendors, carnival rides, parades, pageants and a flower exhibit.
- The Columbus Convention and Trade Center 801 Front Avenue Columbus, GA 31901 in COLUMBUS, GA
Spending a day at this nationally acclaimed event is the perfect way to find that special gift for anyone on your Christmas list. The three-day event has exhibits galore, where handcrafted one-of-a-kind works can be admired or purchased. The entertainment, art, and gourmet food is the icing on the cake.
As Macon's 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees bloom into cotton candy pink clouds, this spectacular annual display of springtime splendor is celebrated with fashion shows, animal exhibits, musical concerts, theatrical performances and buses tour through trails of pink cherry blossom paradise.
The tradition dates back to the Mediterranean hundreds of years ago, but is now celebrated annually in Darien in honor of Georgia's largest shrimping vessel fleet. Arts and crafts vendors, carnival rides, food stands and live entertainment abound. Also featured are a variety of fun children's activities, a marine parade, the Darian five-kilometer run and the Miss Blessing of the Fleet Scholarship Pageant.
Engaging tunes drift along the springtime breezes at Georgia's largest annual musical arts extravaganza to showcase an array of musical and theatrical performances. Dance, film and drama are represented as well as musical interludes that span from classical and jazz to blues and bluegrass to creative new musical sound concepts.
- 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road Fairburn, GA 30213 in FAIRBURN, GA
Camelot comes to Fairburn for a sixteenth century affair of medieval reenactments and activities for knights and fair maidens of all ages. Partake in a colossal feast, listen to glorious tales and observe jousting tournaments and juggling performances. The festival also features rides, games, a petting zoo and a marketplace of arts and crafts.