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Festivals & Events

Georgia Peanut Festival, Inc.

peanut festival

Held in October annually since 1963, the Georgia Peanut Festival celebrates Worth County's famous cash crop: peanuts. The goober has been so successful, Sylvester has become known as the "Peanut Capital of the World." Festivities include street dances, junior parades for younger children, a beauty pageant, a large parade that attracts thousands of people, and arts and crafts.

National Grits Festival

Beginning in April 1998, Warwick's claim to fame attracts several thousand people from all over to celebrate one of the South's greatest delicacies. Activities include singing and dancing, arts and crafts, and lots of good food. Check out their Web site for more details.

Christmas Parades

Both Sylvester and Poulan celebrate the Yuletide season in a big way. Both cities sponsor a Christmas parade that winds its way through each downtown area. Call City Hall for more details (Sylvester 229-776-8505; Poulan 229-776-4097).

Egg Festival
Sumner, GA

Takes place the third weekend in September. Activities include a parade, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, and plenty of events for the kids! Don't miss this egg-citing event!

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