Submit an Event

Are you a member of SFEA? Do you have a festival or event that you would like to submit to be included in our calendar?

If you are a member, simply download the calendar submission form, type your information on the form and email to In the subject line of your email, put "For Events Calendar". Please limit your submissions to your one or two largest events that have a regional draw.

If you have a low resolution photo of your event that you wish to include, please attach it to your email.

Calendar Submission Form

Please allow a few days for your event to be posted. Calendar listings are for SFEA members only.
SFEA reserves the right to decline a submission.

Upcoming events

    • Sunday, October 01, 2017
    • Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    • Discovery Park of America, Union City, TN

    Join in the fall festivities at the McDonald’s Pumpkin Village on the grounds of Discovery Park of America! Included with your admission, you can go outside and enjoy pumpkin displays that create a village unlike anything you have ever seen! We have had small pumpkin huts, scarecrow figures, and even Neyland Stadium made out of pumpkins and gourds! This year will surely be a surprise. McDonald’s Pumpkin Village is included in your general admission price, and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

    • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    • Friday, October 27, 2017
    • Jekyll Island Golf Club, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    Pre-game for the SEC college football showdown between the Red & Black and Orange & Blue on Jekyll Island. This decades-long tradition is the Georgia-Florida rivalry itself. Become part of the tradition of mixing golf, food, and fun at this all-inclusive golf tournament.

    Wednesday, October 25th Practice Round

    Thursday, October 26th Tournament Day

    Friday, October 27th Tournament Day


    For questions please call 912.635.3636.

    • Friday, October 27, 2017
    • Duluth Town Green

    Join us for Duluth’s Halloween event, Howl on the Green on October 27th. The event will take place on Duluth Town Green from 6-10pm. Howl on the Green features Food Trucks, Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contest, Crafts, Live Entertainment, Music and more! Kids events are from 6-9PM. The spooky entertainment will begin at 9pm with fire dancers, aerialist and more. The event is FREE! For more information, please visit

    • Saturday, October 28, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Beach Village, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy sidewalk sales and trick or treating before this year’s Halloween Movie on the Green. Then settle in with your blanket and chairs to watch Hocus Pocus on the Village Green.

    Store hours may vary.

    Event is free & open to the public. For questions, please call 912-635-3636.


    • Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    • 400 Clinchfield St Kingsport TN 37664

    The Southeast Festivals and Events Association (SFEA) and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce will host a One-Day Seminar on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce building, Kingsport, TN. Lunch is provided. If you work in festivals and events, or have interest in this industry, please plan to join us on this day.

    • Saturday, November 18, 2017
    • Sunday, January 07, 2018
    • Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    Oceanfront “ice” skating comes to Jekyll Island! This outdoor synthetic rink is open November through January. Skate rentals, concessions, and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean are available at the Jekyll Island Skating Village.

    For questions, please call 912-635-3636.

    • Saturday, November 25, 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Historic District, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    Ring in the holidays with the lighting of the great tree in Jekyll Island’s Historic District. Celebrate this merry and bright season with fun for the whole family – carriages rides, toasting marshmallows for s’mores, kids’ crafts, live music, and pictures with Santa. Once the sun goes down, the magic sets in as the tree is lit, accompanied by fireworks and snow!

    Event is free & open to the public. For questions, please call 912-635-3636.

    • Saturday, December 02, 2017
    • Duluth Town Green

    Join us for a holiday celebration on Duluth Town Green! DECK THE HALL, formerly the Duluth Tree Lighting, takes place on December 2nd from 2-7pm and features live entertainment, crafts for the kids, a polar express train ride, a snow playground, Santa and A GIANT SNOW SLIDE! Chat with City Council members during City Hall's Open House from 4pm-5pm and check out the beautiful decorations. Light refreshments will available.

    • Saturday, December 02, 2017
    • 7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
    • Great Dunes Park, Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    On Saturday, December 2, 2017 CASA Glynn will hold its Sixth Annual Jingle All the Way 5K and 1 Mile Run. Get into the holiday spirit as you “jingle” along the USATF certified 5K course.

    For questions, please call 912-635-3636.

    • Saturday, December 16, 2017
    • Beach Village, Jekyll Island, GA

    Show your holiday spirit at the Holly Jolly Jekyll Parade. Meet at Great Dunes Park at 4:30pm to register and line up. Parade departs Great Dunes Park at 5:30pm and travels to the Beach Village where live music, prizes and holiday shopping will take place. Bikes and Red Bugs are welcomed.

    Participants must be registered and lined up by 5:15pm; all entries must have lights.
    • Santa’s Choice – $500
    • Most Festive – $300
    • Most Creative – $200
    • People’s Choice – Gift Certificate

    Georgia State Patrol invites parade-goers to bring new, unwrapped toys for their Tours for Tots drive. Stop by the GSP Polaris at the Holly Jolly Jekyll Parade to drop off your donation. Monetary contributions are welcome.

    Event is free & open to the public. For questions, please call 912-635-3636.

    • Saturday, December 16, 2017
    • Red Clay Music Foundry

    Santa makes his final stop in Duluth at Red Clay Music Foundry. Join Santa and his elves at 3116 Main Street from 10AM-Noon. Free crafts (while supplies last) will be available for kids. Get a FREE professional picture taken with Santa while kids tell him what they want for Christmas. Santa pictures will be posted on the City's Facebook for download at a later time. Children can bring letters to Santa to take back to the North Pole! Time is limited so please arrive early. The event is free to the public.

    • Sunday, February 25, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Embassy Suites Nashville Southeast, Murfreesboro, TN

    Festivals and events planners or festival industry suppliers don't want to miss the Southeast Festivals & Events Association's Annual Conference. You can expect:

    · Educational Sessions
    · Exhibitor Showcase
    · Awards dinner spotlighting the BEST events in the Southeast
    · Multiple Networking Opportunities
    · Newcomers Reception
    · Entertainment Booking Opportunities
    · Nightly Hospitality Suite: Bring those business cards!

    Download registration form here.

    Download Trade Show information here, Trade Show registration form here.

    Download sponsor information here

    Note: Members must be logged in to receive the member rate.

    • Saturday, April 14, 2018
    • Nashville Public Square

    The Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of spring and Japanese culture on the front lawn of the Metro Courthouse at Nashville Public Square. Admission is free. The Cherry Blossom Walk, hosted by Sister Cities of Nashville will begin at 9:00 a.m. Kaminari Taiko will open the Festival at 10:00 a.m.

    Festival highlights include Japanese music and dance, a roving “Candyman,” martial arts demonstrations, art, anime merchandise, children’s activities, sumo-suit wrestling, the Pups in Pink Parade, a Cosplay Contest and a variety of Japanese cuisine featuring special menus from some of Nashville’s favorite food trucks.

    Organized and sponsored by the Japan-America Society of Tennessee, the Consulate-General of Japan and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Festival proceeds benefit the mission of the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival Committee to plant 1,000 cherry trees – 100 each spring over 10 years – to help beautify Nashville’s landscape. 900 cherry blossom trees have planted so far in Nashville parks and neighborhoods.

    For more information,

    • Saturday, April 14, 2018
    • Sunday, April 15, 2018
    • Optimist Farm (2908 Optimist Farm Road, Apex, NC 27539)

    The Festival of Legends is a celebration of the mythic arts and the magic of life itself. It is a playground for the imagination – for children as well as adults – and an escape from the mundane world. It is a journey to the romantic by-gone eras that never were, and an exploration of the fantastical realms that have always been. The residents are magicians and musicians, acrobats and comedians, artists and crafters, proud knights and fairytale creatures. Step into the Festival of Legends, and step into a place of wonder.

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    • Friday, August 31, 2018
    • Monday, September 03, 2018
    • Hendersonville, NC

    The North Carolina Apple Festival is held annually over Labor Day Weekend in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Our area is known as The Crest of the Blue Ridge! It has been Western North Carolina’s Premier Family Festival for over 70 years.  You can enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and free entertainment at the Historic Courthouse on Hendersonville’s beautiful Main Street

    North Carolina Apple Festival, Inc.

    P. O. Box 886

    Hendersonville, NC 28793


Past events

Saturday, October 21, 2017 S’mores ‘N Snores at Rogers Bridge Park
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Johns Creek Arts Festival
Saturday, October 14, 2017 Rotary_Harvest Festival
Friday, October 13, 2017 STEAM
Saturday, October 07, 2017 Under the Oaks Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
Saturday, October 07, 2017 National Banana Pudding Festival
Saturday, October 07, 2017 Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival
Saturday, September 30, 2017 42nd Annual Tyrone Founders Day Festival
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Memphis Japan Festival
Saturday, September 23, 2017 Duluth Fall Festival
Friday, September 22, 2017 Remembering World War II
Saturday, September 16, 2017 The Great American Airshow
Friday, September 15, 2017 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Boom Days Heritage Celebration
Saturday, September 09, 2017 Nashville Wine Fest
Saturday, August 12, 2017 Atlanta Summer Wine Fest
Thursday, August 03, 2017 World's Longest Yard Sale
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 SFEA Super Seminar
Saturday, July 15, 2017 KC and The Sunshine Band
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Patriot Festival 2017
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 July 4th Celebration
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Festival on the 4th
Monday, July 03, 2017 Duluth Celebrates America
Saturday, June 17, 2017 Atlanta Summer Beer Fest
Friday, June 16, 2017 Summer Music Series Concert on the Poarch Kick Off
Saturday, June 10, 2017 Duluth Arts Festival
Saturday, June 10, 2017 Southern Nights Concert featuring Adam Wakefield from NBC’s “The Voice!”
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Main Street Festival
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Rivers & Spires Festival
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Dahlonega Literary Festival
Sunday, February 19, 2017 2017 SFEA Annual Conference
Saturday, December 10, 2016 Dickens of Christmas
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 SFEA Seminar Franklin, TN
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Dahlonega Literary Festival Writers' Workshop
Saturday, November 05, 2016 Grains & Grits
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 SFEA Seminar Statesboro, GA
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 SFEA Seminar in Centerville, TN
Saturday, October 29, 2016 Pumpkinfest
Saturday, October 22, 2016 Atlanta World Kite Festival and Expo
Saturday, October 15, 2016 Johns Creek Arts Festival
Saturday, October 08, 2016 Jurassic Journeys
Saturday, October 08, 2016 Beer, Blues & Brats
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 SFEA Seminar Grand Rivers, KY
Saturday, October 01, 2016 McDonald's Pumpkin Village
Saturday, October 01, 2016 Norcross Art Splash
Saturday, October 01, 2016 Smoky Mountains Woodcarving Festival
Friday, September 30, 2016 North Carolina Seafood Festival
Saturday, September 24, 2016 Duluth Fall Festival
Friday, September 23, 2016 Fall Festival & Old Timers Day
Saturday, September 17, 2016 Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash
Friday, September 16, 2016 Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival
Friday, September 16, 2016 Arts in the Heart of Augusta, an Award Winning Festival
Saturday, September 10, 2016 Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon
Saturday, September 10, 2016 International Cowpea Festival
Saturday, September 03, 2016 Brownsville's Gospel Jubilee
Saturday, August 20, 2016 Sounds of Summer featuring FIY Betty Band
Saturday, August 13, 2016 Purple Experience Concert
Friday, August 05, 2016 Main Street Music Festival
Saturday, July 16, 2016 Kool and the Gang
Friday, July 08, 2016 Food Truck Friday/Fridays N Duluth
Monday, July 04, 2016 Boom in the Park
Sunday, July 03, 2016 Sparks in the Park
Friday, June 24, 2016 Summer on Broadway
Friday, June 24, 2016 Hops in the Hills
Friday, June 24, 2016 Food Truck Friday/Fridays N Daulth
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Classic Rock Meets the Classic South
Saturday, June 18, 2016 Sands of Summer featuring Joe Hall
Friday, June 17, 2016 Food Truck Friday/Fridays N Duluth
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Summer Stage Concert featuring Yacht Rock Revue
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Blues Traveler
Friday, June 10, 2016 Food Truck Friday/Fridays N duluth
Thursday, June 09, 2016 Players Guild Youth Camp and Show
Saturday, June 04, 2016 Lanier High School Maker Fest
Friday, June 03, 2016 Food Truck Friday/Fridays in Duluth
Friday, June 03, 2016 Summer Beach Blast
Saturday, May 28, 2016 Alpharetta Arts Streetfest
Saturday, May 28, 2016 Oak Grove Tourism's Spring into Summer Festival
Saturday, May 28, 2016 The Mavericks
Sunday, May 15, 2016 Southeast Tourism Society's Marketing College Festivals Track

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