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Whenever you choose to visit, Monroe County has a variety of special events from festivals, concerts, theater performances, sporting events, and more.

Romeo and Juliette Postmark Make your own memories this Valentines Day. More info...

Forsythia Festival This family-fun event culminates in a two-day arts-and-crafts show in downtown Forsyth. Other events include a children’s fair, 5K and one-mile fun run, sporting tournaments, live entertainment, fashion show, beauty pageant, and other community events. Enjoy mouth-watering foods, fine arts and crafts, and a fun time for the whole family. Join us Saturday night for FaithFest, our faith-based singing competition celebrating music, faith, and our community. The Forsythia Festival has been recognized as a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society since 2009. More info...

Forsyth Summer on the Square Concert Series Settle down for an evening of fun and entertainment. Brought to you by the City of Forsyth and the Forsyth Better Hometown. More info...

Green Tomato Festival This festival is celebrates Juliette’s Hollywood fame and the Whistle Stop Café. Festivalgoers can peruse a variety of booths selling everything from sterling silver and handmade-beaded jewelry to glass wind chimes and vintage art, and of course, fried green tomatoes! More info...

Hometown Holidays Parade Join us for this nighttime parade, the only one of its kind in Central Georgia. Held annually in downtown Forsyth, the Hometown Holidays Parade is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Parade-goers fill downtown Forsyth to enjoy waving to neighbors, seeing kids ride a float they created, singing along to the music, and the friendly competition of the float contest. And, who can forget the best part? Seeing Santa and Mrs. Claus at the end! More info...

Bolingbroke Christmas Parade "Santa Comes To Small Town America." Bring your lawn chairs and the whole family and join us for this wonderful hometown Christmas Parade. Pre-parade festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. and concessions will be available. All the kids can visit with Santa and Mrs. Clause after the parade in Santa's Workshop (next to fire station).

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