Unleash the Weekend Thrills: 8 Captivating Experiences in North Georgia – Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

Embark on an extraordinary weekend journey in North Georgia from September 29 to October 1, immersing yourself in a tapestry of events that promise excitement and delight. Discover a myriad of activities ranging from the thrilling Georgia State Fair to the charming Moon Festival, creating memories that will linger long after the weekend ends.

Georgia State Fair Extravaganza

The 2023 Georgia State Fair is set to captivate Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, transforming the locale into a carnival paradise from Sept. 29 to Oct. 8. Brace yourself for a sensory feast as you indulge in carnival rides, savor fair delicacies, try your luck at games, and bask in the joy of a petting zoo. The fair beckons with open arms on different days, allowing you to immerse yourself in its magic. Get your tickets here. Atlanta Motor Speedway awaits at 1500 Tara Place, Hampton.

International Food Festival Fiesta

Join the gastronomic celebration at Heritage Park in McDonough on Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The International Food Festival, hosted by Henry County Parks & Recreation, promises a culinary adventure with craft vendors, music, inflatables, prizes, and a pizza cook-off. Revel in the festivities, as this event is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a visual and auditory spectacle. Best of all, it’s FREE! For more details, contact Henry County Parks and Recreation here. Heritage Park is located at 99 Lake Dow Road, McDonough.

Rome’s Grand Fall Rummage Sale

On September 30th, 2023, the biggest yard sale in Rome returns! From 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., AdventHealth Stadium transforms into a treasure trove. Browse through the offerings and enjoy refreshments from the tent, including alcoholic beverages. The Tradin’ Post entices with a Sidewalk Sale, featuring generous discounts on Rome Braves apparel. Venture to AdventHealth Stadium at 755 Braves Boulevard, Rome, for a shopping experience like no other. More information here.

Grape Harvest Wine & Food Festival at Big Springs Farm

Kick off the season at Big Springs Pumpkin Patch’s opening day on Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Delight in a tractor show, bounce on inflatables, try gem mining, and navigate a challenging corn maze. The idyllic Big Springs Farm, nestled at 2100 Sugar Pike Road in Woodstock, is your destination for family fun.

Conyers Latin Festival Extravaganza

On Oct. 1, from 12 to 6 p.m., immerse yourself in the vibrant Conyers Latin Festival at Olde Town Conyers, 901 Railroad Street. Organized by Unidos Latino Association, this community event offers a cultural mosaic with Latin food, captivating craft vendors, dance performances, and much more. Best of all, it’s free for everyone to attend!

Inaugural Moon Festival in Morrow

Experience the enchanting Moon Festival on Oct. 1, from 5 to 11:30 p.m., hosted by the city of Morrow. Revel in a children’s lantern parade, witness lion dancers, partake in cultural festivities, enjoy a live concert, and savor authentic food. Admission is free for all ages. Head to 1065 Olde Towne Road, Morrow, for an evening filled with celestial wonders.

Butts County Scarecrow Invasion Begins

Starting Oct. 1, witness the whimsical Scarecrow Invasion in Butts County. Presented by the Butts County Chamber of Commerce, this unique event invites local businesses to showcase scarecrows in front of their establishments. Participate in the contest for the best scarecrow, exclusively open to chamber members. The entry deadline is Oct. 14, with voting online and winners announced at the Fall Festival on Oct. 21. Non-Chamber members can still join the fun by displaying their scarecrows. Share your creations on social media using #ButtsCountyScarecrowInvasion.

Cap Off the Weekend with the Moon Festival

Conclude your weekend on a celestial note by attending the Moon Festival in Morrow on Oct. 1. Delight in the magical atmosphere with captivating lantern parades, lively lion dancers, cultural festivities, a pulsating live concert, and delectable authentic cuisine. The festival, located at 1065 Olde Towne Road, Morrow, promises an enchanting experience for all ages.

Embark on this weekend odyssey, immersing yourself in the diverse tapestry of events that North Georgia has to offer. Each experience is a brushstroke on the canvas of memories, promising a weekend that transcends the ordinary.


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Butts County Scarecrow Invasion
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