2019 Festivals & Events In Waycross, GA

Sandhill crane in the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia.

See also:
Wildlife refuges and other nature sites in coastal Georgia
Things to do in Brunswick
St Marys events
Valdosta events
– Savannah’s events by month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

!Events may be rescheduled or cancelled at short notice. Please check dates, venue and other details at the event’s official website before making plans to attend.

January

– Martin Luther King, Jr Parade, 2020 event TBC
Annual parade from Mary Street Park in honor of Martin Luther King. More details

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February

– Lions’ Camp for the Blind Car Show, February 16 2019
Annual car show to benefit the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind. More details

March

– Swamptown Getdown Music & Arts Festival, March 15-16 2019
Annual festival of southern music at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds. More details

– Okefenokee 10K Swamp Run, March 23 2019
Annual cross-country 10K race, walk or relay plus 1-mile fun run at Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind, to benefit the YMCA’s Camp Reveille and the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind. Registration required. More details

– Okefenokee Color Run, 2019 event TBC
5K race and 1 mile fun run/walk at which participants are sprayed with non-toxic colored paint. Benefits programs at the Okefenokee Heritage Center. Registration required. Pets welcome. More details

April

– SwampFest, April 5-6 2019
Annual festival in downtown Waycross, with live music, arts and crafts, children’s activities, amusement rides, contests, car show and other entertainment. More details

– April Fool’s Rod Run, April 6 2019
Annual car show at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds, with cars and trucks, food, vendors, and more. More details

– Big Z Garage Sale, April 13 2019
Twice-annual garage sale at Twin Oaks Bluegrass Park, Hoboken. Admission $2, children (0-10) free. More details

May

– Bluegrass Festival, May 2-4 2019
Music festival at Twin Oaks Park, Hoboken. Tickets from $10. Camping available. More details

July

– Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration, July 4 2019
Independence Day event at Laura S Walker State Park, with traditional games and free light refreshments. Parking $5. More details

– Waycross 4th of July Celebration, 2019 event TBC
Independence Day celebration with music, rides and fireworks at Bit Tanner Field. Free admission. More details

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August

– Mud Hippie Arts & Crafts Fest, 2019 event TBC
Labor Day celebration at Moccasin Creek Off Road Park, with live music, watersports, food, traditional backwoods games, arts and crafts, and more. $15 per person per day, full festival $55 per person, children (0-11) free. Camping available. More details

September

– Fall Bluegrass Festival, 2019 event TBC
Music festival at Twin Oaks Park, Hoboken. Ticket purchase required. Camping available. More details

– LACtemberfest, 2019 event TBC
Music festival at Moccasin Creek Off Road Park. Full festival $50 per person, children (0-11) free. Camping available. More details

– Okee Arts Fest, 2019 event TBC
Annual festival at the Okefenokee Heritage Center, celebrating local artists and craftspeople, with displays of local work, and food and crafts vendors. More details

– Gram Parsons Guitar Pull & Tribute Festival, 2019 event TBC
Annual music festival at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds. Ticket purchase required. Camping available. More details

October

– Bark in the Park, October 12 2019
Pet-friendly hiking event at Laura S Walker State Park. Parking fee $5. More details

– Fall Festival, October 19 2019
Family-friendly fall festival at Laura S Walker State Park, with children’s activities, hayrides, and more. $3 per person, $5 parking. More details

– Pumpkin Fest, 2019 event TBC
Annual fall festival in Phoenix Park, with costume parade, children’s activities, pumpkin carving, rides and more. More details

November

– Big Z Garage Sale, November 9 2019
Twice-annual garage sale at Twin Oaks Bluegrass Park, Hoboken. Admission $2, children (0-10) free. More details

– Okefenokee Agricultural Fair, 2019 event TBC
Annual fair at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds, with livestock shows, rides, games, local entertainment and more. Admission is charged. More details

December

– Christmas at the Park, December 7 2019
Holiday event at Laura S Walker State Park, with holiday crafts and sweets, Santa visits and campfire. $2 per person, $5 parking. More details

– Christmas in the Cross, 2019 event TBC
Family-friendly holiday celebration at Okefenokee Heritage Center, with entertainment, food and shopping. Admission $1. More details

– Main Street Christmas Parade, 2019 event TBC
Annual holiday parade in downtown Waycross. More details

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