Habersham Harvest Festival returns October 26

The annual Habersham Harvest Festival returns for its fifth installment on Saturday, October 26, with a pet parade at 10 a.m. and will continue with rides, food, games, music and more until 4 p.m.

Here are more details from a release:

The Habersham Harvest Festival kicks off with our famous Pet Parade at 10:00am in front of the main stage. Get your photo taken with your pet at the 'Pets & People' photo booth for free! The parade is followed by the ever popular Pickle Eating Contest, with the Marine Corps band taking the stage after at 12:00 noon.

This year the festival will feature a vintage Ferris Wheel, hayride, live horse carousel,  and classic all American petting zoo along with a slew of other vendors, entertainment, and delicious food! Stroll through a time honored backdrop of shops and restaurants in the Marketplace, while enjoying festival food, crafts, entertainment, rides and activities along the way. Parking is convenient, and just a short walk down the street to the Habersham Marketplace. Fair food not your thing? We've got you covered! Head over to one of our local Habersham Marketplace restaurants: Bertos Tex-Mex GrillMaggie's Pub & Eatery, or Piace Pizza to grab a meal or a cold one! Cool off atSunset Slush and create your own flavor combo.

The Habersham Harvest Festival has live music and more! See a radio station studio up close, and experience a live broadcast at the Harvest Festival by 94.5 The Coast.

The festival is sponsored by Hargray, and is organized by Plum Productions.

Here's a list of more of more fun activities  you can expect to find at this year's Habersham Harvest Festival:

  • Pet Parade (main stage) 10:00 – 10:45am
  • Pickle-Eating Contest (main stage) 11:00 – 11:30am
  • Marine Corps Band (main stage) 12:00 – 1:00pm
  • Cluster Shucks (main stage)2:00 – 4:00pm
  • Youth Symphony Chamber Group (stage B) – 10:30am
  • Tux the Clown (stage B) – 11:30 – 12:30pm
  • Family slide dancers (stage B) – 1:30 – 2:15pm

Plus the: Savannah Mini Pigs, Ferris Wheel, Water Buffalo Bingo, Petting Zoo, Live Horse Carousel, Pets & People Photo Booth, Face Painting, Kid Koral, Mayoral Dunking Booth, Salsa Competition - 1:00pm, Ski ball, Tomato toss, and even a Hay Ride!

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