Upcoming events

    • 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

    828-697-4557

    www.ncapplefestival.org



    • Friday, September 14, 2018
    • Sunday, September 16, 2018
    • Jekyll Island, GA 31527

    A coastal favorite, the Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival, presented by Southern Living, combines the classic southern dish with family-friendly entertainment, artists market, live music, kids’ zone, food, a craft brew fest, wildlife demonstrations, and more. Mark your calendars for this annual three-day event held the third weekend in September.

    Description of the event and contact information:
    912-635-3636


    Web address for the event: 

    https://www.jekyllisland.com/signatureevents-category/shrimp-and-grits-festival/
    • Friday, September 14, 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • 10:00 PM
    • Richard B Russell Airport Rome GA

    Georgia’s Largest Hot Air Balloon Festival. Over 20 hot air balloons including special shape balloons like the Purple People Eater, Tom and Jerry, Pepe Le Pew, Tweety Bird, Sylvester and more! 
    Come on out and ride on a hot air balloon! The whole family can participate in tethered balloon rides! *Enjoy 100’s of craft vendors

    * Children 2 and under FREE.

    *Hot Air Tethered Balloon Rides from 4pm-dusk! Only $20ea
    * Kid carnival area, train rides
    * Aerial Airplane
    ️ Acrobats by Tiger Flight
    * Beautifully restored planes and helicopters exhibited by the Museum of Flight! 

    * Live Music

    * Moon Glow - Hot Air Balloon Glow - VERY ROMANTIC!

    Website:

    www.romeballoonfestival.com


    • Saturday, October 20, 2018
    • Abernathy Greenway Playable Art Park 70 Abernathy Road NE Sandy Springs, GA 30328

    Each October, the city of Sandy Springs host Spooky Springs, a safe family-friendly event for young trick-or-treaters. Costume characters roam around for photo-ops. So, parents don’t forget your camera! Scattered about the park are trick-or-treat stations for kids to gather candy. While going to different trick-or-treat stations around the park stop a moment to have your child’s face painted. Feeling a little peckish or fully famished, last year Dogs on Wheels served delicious hotdogs and we can’t wait to announce this years food truck line-up!

    Contact information: Anna Nikolas from Visit Sandy Spring is the event contact. She can be reached by email at anna.nikolas@sandyspringsga.org and by phone (770) 206-1455. She is located in the Visit Sandy Springs Welcome Center at 5920 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, Ga 30350.


    https://www.visitsandysprings.org/spooky-springs/

    • Saturday, November 24, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Jekyll Island, GA

    Ring in the holidays with the lighting of the great tree in Jekyll Island’s Historic District. Once the sun goes down, the magic sets in as the tree is lit, accompanied by fireworks and snow!

    Description of the event and contact information:
    912-635-3636

    https://www.jekyllisland.com/signatureevents/holly-jolly-jekyll/#treelighting

    • Saturday, December 01, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • City of Duluth 3167 Main Street Duluth GA 30096

    Web address for the event: http://www.duluthga.net/community/2what_s_happening/upcoming_events/31st_annual_dultuh_tree_lighting.php

    Description of the event and contact information:

    Join us for a holiday celebration on Duluth Town Green! DECK THE HALL, formerly the Duluth Tree Lighting, takes place on December 3rd from 3-6pm and features live entertainment, crafts for the kids, a polar express train ride, a snow playground, Santa and more! 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 15, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Red Clay Music Foundry 3116 Main Street Duluth GA 30096

    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.



    Web address for the event: http://www.duluthga.net/community/2what_s_happening/upcoming_events/cookies_and_cocoa_with_santa.php


    • Sunday, February 24, 2019
    • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    • Dollywood's DreamMore Resort & Spa, Pigeon Forge, TN
    Register

    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.


Past events

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 Back to School BubblePalooza
Saturday, July 14, 2018 Whatever Floats Your Boat
Friday, April 27, 2018 Fayetteville Dogwood Festival
Saturday, April 14, 2018 The Festival of Legends
Saturday, April 14, 2018 Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival
Sunday, February 25, 2018 2018 SFEA Annual Conference
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Cookies and Cocoa with Santa
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Holly Jolly Jekyll Parade
Saturday, December 02, 2017 CASA Jingle All the Way 5k
Saturday, December 02, 2017 Deck the Hall
Friday, November 24, 2017 Jekyll Island’s Merry Shrimpmas
Saturday, November 18, 2017 Jekyll Island’s Skating Village
Wednesday, November 01, 2017 SFEA Seminar Kingsport, TN
Saturday, October 28, 2017 Trick or Treat
Friday, October 27, 2017 Howl on the Green
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Georgia Florida Golf Classic
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
Sunday, October 01, 2017 McDonald’s Pumpkin Village
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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