Events in Forsyth
Forsyth is one of the best places to visit in Georgia. Below is our listing of spring events happening in Forsyth. Be sure to check out the many seasonal activities you can enjoy in our area.
1st Saturday Shop Small
Join us in downtown Forsyth on the first Saturday of each month for our special 1st Saturday Shop Small event. Enjoy the sweet life in Forsyth and look for the shopping and dining specials sure to please! And don’t miss out on the special treat — Forsyth Mainstreet sponsors a free concert and food trucks on those first Saturday nights— May through August!
High Falls State Park
You’ll be amazed at the daily activities for adults, kids, campers, hikers, kayakers and fishermen alike – all year long at High Falls State Park!
Monroe County Fine Arts Center
The Monroe County Fine Arts Center is proud to announce it’s 2023 Season.
Forsyth Forsythia Festival
We kick off the beautiful spring season with one of the most exciting events of the year: The Forsythia Festival. This free, family-friendly event takes place March 9th-10th, 2024 in downtown Forsyth. Activities include: a two-day arts and crafts show, food vendors, local restaurant special hours, 5K and one-mile fun run, sporting tournaments, live entertainment and more. Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.
Dickey Farms Strawberry Picking & Seasonal Offerings
In Season Menu: Fresh Strawberries
- U- Pick & Pre- Picked Strawberries
- Homemade Strawberry Shortcake
- Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream. Waffle Cones, Sugar Cones or Cups available!
- Strawberry Fritters & Hand Pies
- Freshly Smoked BBQ Sandwiches (Weekends only – call for availability.)
Local, seasonal farm market vegetables. Enjoy our open farm market while sipping on a retro soda. Take home an artisanal oil, preserves, salsa, fresh Georgia pecans, jam or jelly.
Test your wits or luck against everyone in the bar. Music Trivia is hosted each Thursday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at The Pickled Okra by Knucklehead Studios.
Share your musical talent in the “Tap Room” at Fox City Brewing Co. every Thursday night 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
Farmers Market Fridays
Every Friday beginning in May and lasting until October, purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, dairy, homemade soap, and natural and organic goods from local farmers at the Forsyth Farmers Market. Stop by anytime 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm.
Live Music & BBQ Sundays
Enjoy family-friendly fun at Hamlin Hills! Pick fresh produce, buy local products, and enjoy the Historic Farm Museum, a Petting Zoo, and live music & BBQ on Sundays starting at noon. Don’t miss seasonal events like the haunted corn maze or zombie paintball.
478-719-6127 or 1-844-FUN-FARM
GRITS: The Musical. Based on the popular book GRITS (Girls Raised in the South) Friends Are Forevah, this original musical follows four Southern women from four different generations as they reminisce about their pasts and speak to their futures. Equal parts funny and heartwarming, with Southern charm to spare! March 15-24, 2024 at the Rose Theater.
Autism Awareness Festival, 5K Trail Race, & Family Fun Run
The Autism Awareness Festival, held on the last Saturday in April in Forsyth, GA. is a day of promoting community awareness, inclusion, and education about disability, while providing a place to foster friendships and show families facing developmental disability love and support. The festival includes a resource/craft fair, kids play area, 5K trail race, family fun run, local and professional entertainment, and food vendors. The trail race & family fun run start at 7:00 am April 27, 2024.
Old Hams, a comedy, is the hilarious story of aging actors, musicians and singers who go on the offensive when threatened with the loss of their home to a cunning lawyer and his unscrupulous partner. When the actors stage a clever plan to outdo the lawyer and romance pops up unexpectedly, the action becomes fast and furious. May 10-19, 2024
OCMULGEE RIVER WATER TRAIL
Are you a kayaking enthusiast? Brave the rapids, or just coast the calm waters of the Ocmulgee River. Ocmulgee Water Trail invites you to enjoy the water hiking experience of a lifetime. Check out the Ocmulgee River and Towaliga River water trails through Monroe County!
8th Annual Bradley Thomason Memorial Car Show
Drive on down to the Monroe County Board of Education and check out the 8th Annual Car Show on March 22nd, 2024!
Call 770-337-4761 for more information
Forsythia Festival 5K
Start the Forsythia season off right with a jog through scenic Forsyth on March 2nd, 2024! Registration starts at 7AM and the race begins at 8AM!
Miss & Mr. Forsythia Pageant
The annual Miss & Mr. Forsythia Pageant will be held on March 2nd, 2024 at 11AM at Roberts Chapel on the Tift Campus!
Hello Yellow Forsythia Festival Food Truck Frenzy
Kick off the 2024 Forsythia Festival at the Hello Yellow & Food Truck Frenzy event on March 2nd, 2024 at the Monroe County of Board of Education! Get your car decked out for the festival and grab some delicious food from one of the many food trucks!
Young Elvis & The Blue Suedes
Tickets are on sale now for Young Elvis & the Blue Suedes! This fantastic show on March 16 will have you singing along to the King’s greatest hits like “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” “Blue Suede Shoes,” and Jailhouse Rock.”
Forsythia Festival Tailgate Toss
Test your cornhole skills at the Forsythia Festival Tailgate Toss on Saturday March 9th at the former Persons Bank. Registration starts at 11 AM and bags start flying at Noon.
For more information call 404-213-0107
Downtown Movie Night
Come on down to Ingram Field for a movie night under the stars hosted by Main Street on March 22, 2024 starting at 6:30 PM!
Paint in the Park
Express your creativity and join Main Street for a day of Painting in N. Lee Street Park on April 20, 2024 starting at 12 PM!
The Forsythia Festival Block Party
Come kick-off the 2024 Forsythia Festival with a good old fashioned Block Party! The event will be hosted by Knucklehead Studios and will take place on the square on March 8th from 7PM – 10PM.