Beautiful Georgia has its share of visitors, and there's always much to do. From the coastal waters to the Magnolia Midlands to the Historic Highlands and beyond, Georgia also treats visitors and residents to abundant festivals. Georgia festivals range from Octoberfest in the Northeast Georgia Mountains to the Apple Pickin' Jubilee in Historic High Country as well as the more urban events. Upcoming festivals highlight arts and crafts, film, music, beer, flowers and history. Moreover, Georgia music festivals range from Hip Hop to Folk Music and more and choosing what to attend will keep you busy. Diverse festivals in Georgia entertain the whole family.
The Hip Hop Festival (held in various places in Atlanta during October)
Founded in 2005, this is the premier hip-hop festival in the United States. Music is the main emphasis, with art, education, film and more for attendees to enjoy.
Taste of Atlanta (October, Midtown at Tech Square, Atlanta)
More than 20 restaurants participate, and four live cooking stages are part of the chance to watch delightful dishes being created. Demos and classes are offered as well as the opportunity to savor the diverse food experience of this city and its neighborhoods. Considered the food capital of the south, the restaurants and chefs of Atlanta always delight attendees.
Savannah Folk Music Festival (Mid-October)
Members of the Folk Music Society begin the festivities with a Folk Fest on Friday. Art and an auction of musical instruments is another highlight of the event as well as an Old Time Country Dance and Songwriting competition.
The International Cherry Blossom Festival (Mid-March, Macon)
Rated as one of the top 20 events in the nation, more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees burst into blossom in a city designated as the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World. A beer garden, parade, concerts and fireworks are highlights of this celebration.