Fun events happening in Georgia in June 2022

Paige Minds The Gap

There are plenty of fun events, festivals, and family-friendly entertainment taking place all over the state of Georgia this month. These are the best, can’t-miss events happening in Georgia this June.

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Atlanta Summer Beer Fest

Atlanta, Georgia

Event Date: June 11, 2022

The 12th annual Atlanta Summer Beer Fest will be held at Historic 4th Ward Park. You can enjoy 150+ beers from local Atlanta breweries and breweries from all over the country, a selection of 25+ wines, hard seltzers, and ciders. There will be live music and a DJ.

Georgia Peach Festival

Byron, Georgia

Event Date: June 11, 2022

The Georgia Peach Festival honors peach growers at this annual festival that attracts 10,000 visitors each year. The Festival splits events between Peach County's two cities, Byron and Fort Valley each June. There will be concerts, dancing, parades, arts and crafts, peach ice cream, fireworks, and the World's Largest Peach Cobbler.

Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Blairsville, Georgia

Event Dates: June 11, 2022 through June 12, 2022

Celebrate your Scottish heritage at the Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games held at Meeks Park on Highway 515. Scottish athletes, Highland dancers, pipers, and drummers will all be in attendance. There will be special activities for the wee lads and lassies. There are also many vendors with traditional Scottish wares, clothing, and food.

Watermelon Days Festival

Cordele, Georgia

Event Dates: June 20, 2022 through June 25, 2022

The Watermelon Days Festival is the oldest festival in Georgia. Now in its 73rd year, this family favorite festival celebrates the fruit that made Cordele-Crisp County famous as the Watermelon Capitol of the World. The festival will be held at Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park.

AthFest Music & Arts Festival

Athens, Georgia

Event Dates: June 24, 2022 through June 26, 2022

The free annual AthFest is a three-day festival that celebrates Athens' vibrant creative culture. There will be live music from a variety of genres, local artwork, and plenty of food. The festival features three outdoor stages, a block-long Artist Market, and a block-long KidsFest area.

Made in Georgia Festival

Young Harris, Georgia

Event Dates: June 25, 2022 through June 26, 2022

During the Made in Georgia Festival, you can shop over 75 vendors offering a wide variety of products made in Georgia. There will be demonstrations and classes offered throughout the weekend. Vendors will display potter, honey, soaps, woodwork, leather, jewelry, clothing, shrubs, pecans, pickles, and more items that have been made, grown, crafted, sewn, canned, and produced in Georgia.

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