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Check out our annual festivals in Statesboro! From live concerts, fossilized friends, civil war reenactments and wild redoes–there’s something for everyone year round!

February

Wedding Walk Expo & Fashion Show in Downtown Statesboro
The Wedding Walk is Statesboro’s premier wedding vendor expo and fashion show, bringing local business together to help make brides-to-be have the wedding they have always dreamed of. www.statesborodowntown.org

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March

Swing into Spring at Mill Creek Regional Park
Cheer on your team, get ready to scream, and ‘Swing into Spring’! The night includes music, interactive games, a parade of teams, first pitches and fireworks! www.bullochrec.com

Spring Festival & Plant Sale at the Garden of the Coastal Plain at Georgia Southern University
Get spring fever and head over to the Garden for their annual Spring Festival. This is fun for the whole family and includes crafts, children’s scavenger hunt, music, and much more. www.georgiasouthern.edu/garden

Feed the Mosasaur at the Georgia Southern Museum
This event is a benefit for the Georgia Southern Museum and includes a night of fabulous fun with demonstrations, delicious food and drink, and dancing. www.georgiasouthern.edu/museum

Splashy’s Egg Dive & Family Fun Fest at Splash in the Boro
Join Splashy at Splash in the Boro under the dome for an egg hunt in the pool! There will be games, water safety tips, prizes and much more! www.splashintheboro.comrodeo

April

Kiwanis Rodeo at the Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fairgrounds
Hedrick Rodeo Company plans to bring two days of family fun and excitement along with a herd of world champion bulls and broncos to produce an International Professional Rodeo Association (IPRA)-sanctioned rodeo. www.statesbororodeo.com

Wine, Moonlight & Magnolias at the Garden of the Coastal Plain at Georgia Southern University
Mingle under the stars, embrace natural beauty and dine with fine wines at the annual Wine, Moonlight & Magnolias benefit. www.georgiasouthern.edu/garden

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Relay for Life Bulloch County at the Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fairgrounds
Join Bulloch County each year as they take a fight against cancer at the Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fair Grounds. Georgia Southern Univeristy is also hosting a Realy for Life event on the campus earlier that week. It’s a great time for celebration, remembrance and overall family fun. Visit the American Cancer Society’s official website for more info, to sign up or make a donation.

Statesboro Film Festival at the Averitt Center for the Arts
Laugh, cry, gasp! Get ready to be treated to a variety of debut short films made by local film makers.  www.statesborofilmfestival.com

Georgia Southern Symphony Pops Concert at the Garden of the Coastal Plain at Georgia Southern University
Enjoy performances by the Georgia Southern Music Department under the shade with the family.www.georgiasouthern.edu/gardens

Spring Into Statesboro

Spring into Statesboro in Downtown Statesboro
Kick off Spring by enjoying this Kids Arts & Crafts Festival.  Bring the children downtown for live entertainment, fun games and food.  Take them on a Dinosaur Dig or let them enjoy the Bubble Art or Bounce House!  www.statesborodowntown.org

 

ArtsFest at Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern UniversityArtsFest
Georgia Southern University invites you to beautiful Sweetheart circle for a day of art, music, dance and delicious food! With over 25 different art studios where the featured artist is you, this day plans to be full of family fun! class.georgiasouthern.edu/arts/arts_fest

May

Bulloch Bass Club Youth Fishing Tournament at Mill Creek Regional Park
Grab your pole, bring your bait, and get ready for some family fun at the annual BassMaster’s Fishing Rodeo! Winners of best catch receive trophies and prizes.  Children who catch a tagged fish also win cash!  Bass Club Kids Tournamentwww.bullochrec.com

Memorial Day Program at the Averitt Center for the Arts
Hosted by The American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90, the Memorial Day Program includes words of remembrance, military songs, and a commemoration of names of Bulloch County veterans who lost their lives during war. www.averittcenterforthearts.org

Southern Cruisers Auto Show at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds
Come see classic and restored rides from Corvettes and Camaros to Mercedes and Mustangs!  The Southern Cruisers is a charitable organization providing financial and spiritual support to needy families with seriously ill children in the area.  www.statesborocruisers.org

July

Firecracker Fest & July 4th Celebration at Mill Creek Regional Park
Celebrate our nation’s independence with the family at Mill Creek Park. There’s plenty to do including games, contest, live music and spectacular fireworks. www.bullochrec.com

Christmas in July at Splash in the Boro at Splash in the Boro
Come beat the heat and celebrate with a little Christmas cheer at Splash in the Boro’s Christmas in July. www.splashintheboro.com

August

Grillin’ in the Grove at Ogeechee Technical College
Watch as teams compete for “Best Griller”, enjoy delicious food each competitor serves, and dance the day away with live entertainment. www.ogeecheetech.edu

Brooklet Peanut Festival in Brooklet, GA
Festivities include the annual parade, beauty pageant contest, a 5K run, numerous vendors, live entertainment and a slow tractor race. Don’t miss out! www.brookletpeanutfestival.com

September

Stomp the Grapes Festival at Meinhardt Vineyards & Winery
Get ready to stomp, squish and squeeze in grape barrels at Meinhardt’s Stomp the Grapes Festival. www.meinhardtvineyards.comGrape Stomp

Taste of Downtown in Downtown Statesboro
Break the chain and dine on some of local favorites in Downtown Statesboro. www.statesborodowntown.org

Rhythm & Brews at the Garden of the Coastal Plain at Georgia Southern University
Rhythm & Brews is a beer tasting event is that feeds the spirit and fills the soul. Enjoy a night of assorted beers, delicious food, and musical blast of Blues, Funk, and Rock and Roll. www.georgiasouthern.edu/garden

October

GreenFest in Downtown Statesboro
Join us for this community sustainability celebration with green exhibits and vendors as well as workshops for how to save green while living green.  There’s live music and sustainable fun for the kids, and great information and sustainable solutions for the whole family. This event is hosted by Georgia Southern University’s Center for Sustainability and sponsored by Gulfstream.  www.georgiasouthern.edu/sustainability/

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Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fair at the Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fair Grounds

The Kiwanis Club would like to invite you to a party that they celebrate every year! With a kickoff at the Downtown Parade, the Kiwanis-Ogeechee Fair promises six days of fun, excitement, and good food. www.kiwanisogeecheefair.org

 

Trick or Treat at Mill Creek at Mill Creek Regional Park
Bring the whole family and participate in the Halloween costume contest, trick or treat at the numerous candy stops, or stop by the haunted Splash in the Boro next door. www.bullochrec.com

Scare in the Boro at Splash in the Boro
Statesboro’s premier water park turns from Splash in the Boro to “Scare to the Boro” in the month of October as it opens up as a haunted waterpark. Come take a walk down the haunted lazy river… if you dare! www.splashintheboro.com

JackScare on the Square in Downtown Statesboro
Get your scare on at Scare on the Square! There’s costume contests, hay rides, and Halloween activities for the whole family. The Thriller Zombie Dance and Trunk or Treat are Statesboro traditions.  www.statesborodowntown.org

Turpentine Festival in Portal, GA
This festival celebrates the history of turpentine at the historic E. C. Carter turpentine still, located in Portal, Georgia. www.portalheritagesociety.org

November

The Write Place in Statesboro, GA
Come have the opportunity to meet local authors and hear them read their works.  http://beta.statesboromagazine.com/?page_id=506

Turkey Trot 5K Run in Downtown Statesboro
From start to finish, this 5K race is open to all ages and fitness levels. www.visitstatesboroga.com

Georgia Southern University Homecoming at Georgia Southern University’s Paulson Stadium
A week-long observance with a variety of events, reunions, social gatherings, and a parade of floats leading up to the big homecoming football game. www.georgiasouthern.edu/homecoming

Shopping by Lantern Light in Downtown Statesboro
This year, kick off the holiday season with our traditional “Shopping by Lantern Light” event held in beautiful historic Downtown Statesboro. Here, shoppers have the chance to purchase locally-grown foods and handmade crafts and gifts perfect for holiday gatherings. www.visitstatesboroga.com

GSU International Festival at Mill Creek Regional Park
Celebrating diversity and international cultures, Georgia Southern invites you to a Global Village, “It’s a Small World”, international food and bazaar vendors, and international performances on the World Stage. www.georgiasouthern.edu/intfest International Festival 5

December

TMT Farms Christmas Light Wonderland at 16658 Old River Rd, Statesboro, GA 30461
Light up the night with TMT Farms as they celebrate the holidays with their spectacular light wonderland. Drive through a mile of  holiday scenes with thousands of lights twinkling  and over a 100 displays to be seen! 912-489-6646

Downtown Holiday Celebration in Downtown Statesboro
Downtown’s Holiday Celebration fills Mainstreet with holiday cheer from the smell of delicious foods, holiday-inspired arts and crafts, the sound of seasonal symphonies, and a visit from the big man, Santa. www.statesborodowntown.org

Wildlife Winterfest at Georgia Southern Wildlife Center
Don’t miss the experience to see animals from all over the world, be in a live audience magic show, and get up close and personal with animals found in the South East. www.georgiasouthern.edu/wildlife

Choral & Singers Christmas Performance by the Georgia Southern Music Department at First United Methodist Church
Get in the spirit with traditional holiday songs sung like you’ve never heard before. www.georgiasouthern.edu/music

Ongoing Events

F1rst Fridays in Downtown Statesboro
First Friday of every month
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Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market in Downtown Statesboro6 Vendors

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Downtown Statesboro
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Farm Days & Camp Out on the Farm at Hunter Cattle Company
Every Fall & Spring
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