Listed in order of calendar month:
BFHS Bark in the Park & 5K Run: Third Saturday of April
The Bark in the Park Festival & 5K Run includes a variety of canine competitions, demos, contests, pet health screenings, rescue groups, pet related exhibitors, food vendors and more! www.BFHSBarkInThePark.com
Relay for Life Survivors’ Dinner & Luminary Service:
April 23 (Dinner) & 24 (Walk), 2015
Walk and Activities at Gervaise Lawhorne Park.
Downtown Sylvester Farmers’ Market: May – Nov 2014
Takes place every Saturday from 8:00a – 1:00p at the Train Depot. Come find an assortment of goods sold by local area vendors including things such as fresh produce, locally made sauces, goat milk products, potted plants, honeys, and more. On a specially selected Saturday each month, entertainment and area artists also join the fun, so check back often! www.SylvesterFarmersMarket.com
Night Out Against Crime: First Friday of August
Find out who is protecting you, and how you can protect yourself. Community involvement connecting, communicating, and collaborating with local law enforcement for a crime free place to call home. Hosted by the Sylvester Police Department, with many area law enforcement and civic organizations participating.
Music Festival: August 9, 2014
The purpose of this music festival is to create community as well as cultural awareness among Sylvester, GA to include other surrounding counties. We intend to introduce musical acts, nonprofit social groups and clubs, local venders, and small businesses.
Sumner Egg Festival, Pageant, Car Show, Street Dance & More: Third Saturday of September
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! Featuing: Southern Gun Slingers Show, Slowest Tractor Race and the Fastest Lawn Mowers. Click for 2015 info
100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yard Sale: Second Saturday of October
Cindy Powell (229) 854-3470 email@example.com
Brittany Evans (229) 430-7735
Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce (229) 776–7718
The 100 Mile Peanut Pickin Yard Sale Committee is excited to announce its very first annual 100 Mile Yard Sale that will start in Cordele and end in Quitman. The event begins at 8:00AM and end at 6:00PM. We invite you and your church family, social club, or organization to participate. For more information please visit: www.100MilePeanutPickinYardsale.com
GA Peanut Festival, Pageant, 5K & More: Third Saturday of October
Takes place the third weekend in October. Activities include one of the largest parades in the Southeast and a beauty pageant with up to 100 contestants. Craftsmen from all over the state showcase their creations. Most importantly, you’ll experience peanut treats to delight everyone in the family. Did you know that every jar of Peter Pan peanut butter is made in Sylvester, GA? GSP Directions: 301 E. Franklin Street, Sylvester, GA 31791. For applications and more information please visit: GaPeanutFestival.org
City of Sylvester Christmas Parade: First Thursday of December
(229) 776-8505 or (229)-430-7735
“Share the Gift of Christmas” Parade starts at 6:00 pm and there will be entertainment at the Train Depot on Front Street afterward. Santa will also be there to take pictures. The parade is sponsored by the City of Sylvester, The Downtown Development Authority and Downtown Enhancement.