Holiday Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Saturday, March 6, 2021

Pot of Gold Archery Games
Saturday, Mar 6, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Can you catch the leprechaun with his pot 'o gold? Or spot the four leaf clover in the patch? Have fun playing Irish themed-games, test your archery skills, and your lucky clover in this green and gold filled archery event. Make sure to wear green! Pre-registration required, space is limited and social distancing is required. $10 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

St. Patrick's Day Craft
Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 3 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come learn why we celebrate this day and the significance of the shamrock while making a festive craft to help you honor St. Patrick and Irish culture. Preregistration and social distancing are required. Program is weather permitting. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Spring Into Easter
Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Celebrate Easter at the spring with activities that include an Easter craft, Easter games, an egg hunt and a bunny hop hike. Each participant will receive Easter treats and trinkets. Pre-registration required, space is limited and social distancing is required. Please call the park office to register. $10 per child $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Spring Into Easter
Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Celebrate Easter at the spring with activities that include an Easter craft, Easter games, an egg hunt and a bunny hop hike. Each participant will receive Easter treats and trinkets. Pre-registration required, space is limited and social distancing is required. Please call the park office to register. $10 per child $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
All About Bunnies
Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Mistletoe State Park - Appling, GA
Learn all about bunnies on this Easter Weekend! We will be offering an amphitheater talk on bunnies, followed by a short nature hike and ending the program with a trip into out nature center. This program is fun for all ages! We are limiting the capacity for the program, to ensure your spot today call the office and register at (706) 541-0321. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-541-0321.
Egg-citing Hike Hunt
Saturday, Apr 3, 2021 9 AM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Peter Cottontail is leaving lots of eggs hidden on our nature trails. Can you help us find them all? Bring your basket and be ready for the hunt! Must Register in advance. Call 770-389-7801 to register. $3/child. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.

Sunday, May 30, 2021

9th Annual Memorial Day Beach Bash
Sunday, May 30, 2021 4 PM to 8 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Kick off your Summer with us on Lake Kolomoki and enjoy a wide variety of activities which include a water slide, sandcastle building contest, and a cornhole tournament! Friends of Kolomoki Mounds will be selling concessions for your convenience during the event. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Independence Pool Party
Sunday, Jul 4, 2021 6 PM to 7 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Cool off and celebrate the 4th of July. Join us at the pool for games, music, and fun! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Friday, October 22, 2021

Haunted Hills Hayride
Friday, Oct 22, 2021 7 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Can you survive the Haunted Hills Hay Ride? Come see the hills come a live with all manner of spooky and scary things. Tickets go on sale at 7:00 p.m. and the last ticket will be sold at 10:00 p.m. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 7 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Can you survive the Haunted Hills Hay Ride? Come see the hills come a live with all manner of spooky and scary things. Tickets go on sale at 7:00 p.m. and the last ticket will be sold at 10:00 p.m. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Haunted Hills Hayride
Friday, Oct 29, 2021 7 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Can you survive the Haunted Hills Hay Ride? Come see the hills come a live with all manner of spooky and scary things. Tickets go on sale at 7:00 p.m. and the last ticket will be sold at 10:00 p.m. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 30, 2021

4th Annual Campground Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 12 PM to 5 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us and your fellow campers as we decorate the campground with your best Fall or Halloween theme. Judging begins at 5:00PM. Feel free to bring candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters between 5:30 - 8:30. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
4th Annual Campground Trick-or-Treat
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us at the visitors center to enjoy a hayride through the campground going from site to site, while you see the Halloween decorations and collect candy. Games and concessions will be offered during the wait between rides. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Owl-O-Ween
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Pre-registration required. Join Blue Ridge Raptors for an afternoon of birds of prey. You will be introduced to 7 native Georgia raptors and learn about the adaptations they use to survive and thrive (Live animals). This event is fun for all ages. $20 per person. Meet at the visitor's center. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
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Haunted Hills Hayride
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 7 PM to 10 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Can you survive the Haunted Hills Hay Ride? Come see the hills come a live with all manner of spooky and scary things. Tickets go on sale at 7:00 p.m. and the last ticket will be sold at 10:00 p.m. $5 per person $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

3rd Annual Santa and Friends
Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 5 PM to 8 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Enjoy a drive through our beautifully lit winter wonderland campground. Drop off letters to Santa and wave to him and his friends during this holiday season treat the whole family will enjoy. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Caroling in the Park
Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us at shelter #1 as we make Christmas crafts take pictures with Santa, and go on a caroling hayride. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.