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.


Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Groundhog Day Viewing Party
Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a viewing party to see if we'll get six more weeks of winter or if spring will come early! Learn about the ecological role of groundhogs and the effect they have on American culture. $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 6, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Enjoy playing and interacting with a colonial woman, as she demonstrates some of the toys and games that were familiar to students of the old Sunbury Academy. 912-884-5999.

Friday, February 11, 2022

Date Night on the Lake
Friday, Feb 11, 2022 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Take your valentine on a special date this year! We are offering couples a chance to ride pedal boats, shoot archery, learn primitive fire building and to finish the evening roasting marshmallows! The cost is only $15 per person, $30 per couple. To register call the park office at (478) 982-1660. $15 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Broken Heart Archery
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Flying solo on Valentines Day? Join us for a special archery target shooting where you can shoot hearts and get candy. For ages 10 to adult. We provide basic instruction and equipment. Beginners welcome. Limited attendance of 12 per time slot. Pay and pre-register at Park Office. Park at Fishing Dock. Walk down to range. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your sweetheart to our one-of-a-kind Valentine's date not to be forgotten! Enjoy a candlelit meal in a beautiful, historic setting with period music and dancing. Take part in a fireside chat with our historical interpreters. Space is limited. registration opens January 8th. Price is per person. $75. 912-727-2339.
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Monday, February 14, 2022

Sweetheart Hike
Monday, Feb 14, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Enjoy a guided hike through the park. This hike will be of moderate difficulty. During this hike we'll be pointing out plants that served as romantic symbols in various periods of history. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Romantic Sunset Hike
Monday, Feb 14, 2022 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Hike up to inspiration point to watch the sunset on the gorge. $5 per a person $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Saturday, February 19, 2022

History of the Triple Nickels 555th PIR
Saturday, Feb 19, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
The "Triple Nickels" were America's first all African American parachute infantry platoon and America's first "smoke jumpers" The "Military Order of the Purple Heart" is composed of Military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, February 20, 2022

Presidents' Day Picnic
Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 12 PM to 1:30 PM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Bring your picnic fare and enjoy a revisit to Dowdell’s Knob one of FDR’s favorite sites. Sweeping valley views and great company will complement our park staff as we chat about the parks human and natural history. Meet at Dowdell’s Knob Overlook. Social distancing observed. No restrooms at the site. Dress for the weather. $5 parking. 706-663-4858.

Monday, February 21, 2022

"Will I Be Remembered"? FDR reflects on Presidents' Day
Monday, Feb 21, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will reflect on Teddy Roosevelt's and Thomas Jefferson's legacy while pondering his place in our nation's history. Performances will be at 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 2:00 pm. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Presidents' Day Costume Contest for Children
Monday, Feb 21, 2022 3 PM to 4 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Calling Thomas Jefferson or Franklin D. Roosevelt or whoever is your favorite president. Come in costume and join the contest and have some fun. Prizes awarded. Roosevelt portrayer James Fowler will pick the grand prize winner of the best looking president. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Movie Night on Lake Liberty
Saturday, Apr 9, 2022 8 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Take some time and relax with the family by enjoying an outdoor movie together. Bring some spare change for popcorn, Sno-cones, and drinks. We meet at Lake Liberty located in front of the park office. $2 - $5 $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Easter Egg Hunt on the Lake
Saturday, Apr 9, 2022 11 AM to 3 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
On April 9th, Lake Rutledge will have 6 jumbo eggs hidden along the banks. From 11am - 2pm look for the eggs. When you find them, take a picture of each egg from your boat and bring your phone/camera with the pics to the beach area. The Easter Bunny will be at the beach from 12 pm - 3 pm to look at the photos and award you an eggciting surprise! $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring the children and a basket for a fun egg hunt. Bring a picnic and spend the afternoon enjoying our beautiful riverside park. $10 Per Participant. 912-727-2339.
Natural Egg Dying Program
Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Learn how to dye your Easter eggs the old fashioned way with natural materials such as onions, beets, and turmeric. Eggs will be provided for participants. Egg Dying is free. Standard admission rates apply for grounds and house tours. 706-878-1077.
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Touch-a-Truck & Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 11 AM to 2 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us at the park for our annual Easter egg hunt with over 3,000 eggs hidden plus multiple vehicles and equipment to touch and view. Prizes are given for each golden egg found and age groups will be divided. The egg hunt starts at 1 pm sharp so arrive early! Concessions will be sold and pontoon boat rides will be offered. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt Hike
Friday, Apr 22, 2022 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for our eath day scavenger Hunt Hike! You'll be following Red Bird Trail 3 miles through the woods in hunt of your idems. Prizes will be given to those who find everything. $3 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Movie Night on Lake Liberty
Saturday, May 28, 2022 8 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Take some time and relax with the family by enjoying an outdoor movie together. Bring some spare change for popcorn, Sno-cones, and drinks. We meet at Lake Liberty located in front of the park office. $2 - $5 $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 28, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day, and help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who died while serving in the US military. Living history interpretations will take place throughout the day including Musket Firing. Tour the fort, museum and grounds of Fort McAllister along the banks of the Ogeechee River. $9. 912-727-2339.
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Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 28, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
This coastal fort will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon demonstrations. Visitors may explore the site's beautiful vista from the earthen fort, over the Medway River and out through St. Catherine's Sound. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Movie Night on Lake Liberty
Saturday, Jun 18, 2022 8 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Take some time and relax with the family by enjoying an outdoor movie together. Bring some spare change for popcorn, Sno-cones, and drinks. We meet at Lake Liberty located in front of the park office. $2 - $5 $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, July 2, 2022

Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 10 AM to 1 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Events will begin with our 10:00 a.m. bicycle and golf cart parade around our RV campground. Old-time games will start in the field behind the office, at 11 a.m. include musical chairs, water relay, water balloon toss, and more. ( Family vs Family competition.) We may need to limit the number of participants. $2 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Patriotic movie night on the lawn
Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 8 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out and enjoy a patriotic movie on the lawn of Lake Liberty. We will have popcorn and other concessions available for purchase. $2 - $5 $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Celebrate Independence Day like it's 1864. Join us for an old-fashioned celebration with living history demonstrations including musket firings. $9. 912-727-2339.
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July 4th Weekend Celebration
Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Period music, games, cannon firings, and even a watermelon spitting contest will take place on this day of our country's independence! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Monday, July 4, 2022

Independence Day Celebration
Monday, Jul 4, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Celebrate Independence Day like it's 1864. Join us for an old-fashioned celebration with living history demonstrations including musket firings. $9. 912-727-2339.
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Saturday, September 3, 2022

Movie Night on Lake Liberty
Saturday, Sep 3, 2022 8 PM to 10 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Take some time and relax with the family by enjoying an outdoor movie together. Bring some spare change for popcorn, Sno-cones, and drinks. We meet at Lake Liberty located in front of the park office. $2 - $5 $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Sunday, September 4, 2022

Labor Day Festivities
Sunday, Sep 4, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing muskets throughout the day. $9. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 22, 2022 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm comes to life with hands-on pioneer skills exhibits, traditional craft vendors, local authors and historians, apple cider from a hand-cranked press and much more. $6. 706-878-1077.

Friday, October 28, 2022

Annual Hayride Event
6 PM - 10 PM from Oct 28, 2022 until Oct 29, 2022 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for our annual hayride event! We'll have a hayride through the park, decoration contest in the campground, fall movie, costume contest, games, and great food. Last tickets for the hayride sold at 9:00 PM. 5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Annual Hayride Event
6 PM - 10 PM from Oct 29, 2022 
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for our annual hayride event! We'll have a hayride through the park, decoration contest in the campground, fall movie, costume contest, games, and great food. Last tickets for the hayride sold at 9:00 PM. 5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Monday, October 31, 2022

Trunk or Treat
Monday, Oct 31, 2022 5 PM to 7 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Come out and decorate your vehicle for Halloween and hand out candy to Boys and Gohuls as they walk from car to car. There will be hayrides and other activities going on. prizes will be awarded to best customs and best vehicle decoration. free plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Friday, November 25, 2022

Wormsloe Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt
Friday, Nov 25, 2022 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come out on Black Friday for our Turkey Trot Scavenger Hunt! At your own pace, come tackle the 3-mile Battery Trail. Check in at the Visitor Center for a trail map and clues to what you’ll be looking for along the way. Return to the museum after completing the hike for a prize (while supplies last). $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Snowflake archery at the historic site
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 1 PM to 2 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Do you love snowflakes and archery? If so, come out try your hand at this beginners archery lesson, and put your new found skills to the test. You will try to hit different sized snowflakes at different distances. This is for ages 10 & up. You must call the park office to pre-register in advance. The program will be held at our historic site. $10 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
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Saturday, December 10, 2022

Holiday Jamboree on the Mountain
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 4 PM to 6 PM
Black Rock Mountain State Park - Mountain City, GA
Enjoy the holidays on top of Black Rock Mountain State Park with live music, holiday nature crafts, a visit from Santa, and hayrides. Activities will take place in the campground and Mellinger Center. $5 parking. 706-746-2141.
Caroling in the Park
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022 1 PM to 4 PM
Victoria Bryant State Park - Royston, GA
Join us for an afternoon full of Christmas cheer! Pictures with Santa, Christmas crafts, hot chocolate, and a hayride around the park! Last hayride tickets sold at 3:00 PM. $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
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Sunday, December 11, 2022

Santa & Friends Magical Campground
Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 5:30 PM to 7:30 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. This also might be one of the few times you'll see "snow" in SW Georgia. Sponsored by the Friends of Kolomoki. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, December 17, 2022

Holidays on the Home Front
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for some 1860s holiday spirit and more. There will be crafts, games, and decorating activities for all to enjoy. Of course, Santa will be here too! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.