July Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites

June Events in Georgia’s State Parks and Historic Sites


Below is a sample of June 2019 events at Georgia’s State Parks & Historic Sites. For more programs, visit www.GaStateParks.org/events and the parks’ web pages.  More information on accommodations and recreation can be found at GeorgiaStateParks.org or 1-800-864-7275.

Fantastic Forest: Glorious Grimoires
Monday, Jul 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM Red Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA
  Start your magical journey by making your own Grimoire! We will discuss what a Grimoire is, practice drawing and observation skills, design our own magical look. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Fireworks at the ‘Nole
Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019 5 PM to 10 PM Seminole State Park – Donalsonville, GA
  Celebrate an early Independence Day with fireworks over Lake Seminole. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137
4th of July Fireworks
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 9 PM to 10 PMGeorgia Veterans State Park & Resort – Cordele, GA
Please come join us for our Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show! We will be having a bright and colorful show – Bring blankets, chairs, snacks, etc. We can’t wait to see you there! $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Ol’ Time Fourth
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PMJarrell Plantation Historic Site – Juliette, GA
Celebrate Independence Day at Jarrell Plantation with farm skill demonstrations like blacksmithing, spinning, and weaving. Listen to live patriotic music. Catch a reading of the Declaration of Independence at noon followed by a watermelon cutting and old fashioned games, relays, and races. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration
Thursday, Jul 4, 2019 9 AM to 12 PMLaura S. Walker State Park – Waycross, GA
Families can participate in old-fashioned games. Free watermelon, hot dogs, drinks and cookies will be available afterward while supplies last. This event will be at Group Shelter #2. This is sponsored by the Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt
Saturdays 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM – Jul 6, 2019 until Jul 27, 2019 Chattahoochee Bend State Park – Newnan, GA
Bring your camera and take a look around our park for the items on our scavenger hunt list. Take a picture with each item on our list and bring your completed list and pictures to the office to claim your prize. Event is free to everyone. Stop by the visitor center to pick up your scavenger hunt checkoff list! $5 parking. 770-254-7271.
Outdoor Adventure Camp (July 8th-12th)
Monday, Jul 8, 2019 9 AM to 4 PMVictoria Bryant State Park – Royston, GA
Learn the ropes of outdoors exploration. This camp for 10 -15 year-olds will teach basic navigation, backpacking, archery, wilderness survival skills, and more! Space is limited, so please send in registration forms by June 25th. Please call the office at 706-245-6270 to register. $130 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.
Yoga at the Beach
Thursday, Jul 11, 2019 9 AM to 10 AMTallulah Gorge State Park – Tallulah Falls, GA
Start your morning with some gentle movements with yoga beside the swimming beach in the Day Use Area of the park. This event is for all levels and ages. Bring a yoga mat, beach towel, or blanket. A limited number of extra mats will also be available. Participants MUST sign up before 9PM the night before each class. Click for more details. $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Ice-cream S’mores
Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 2 PM to 3 PMMagnolia Springs State Park – Millen, GA
Come make your own sweet ice-cream s’mores – cold ice-cream sandwiched between two cookies of your choice, and then get a chance to explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fantastic Forest: Making Magic Wands
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 10 AM to 12 PMRed Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA
Learn how to identify trees, their magical uses of the past, and make your own wand! We will supply the wands. If you want to whittle your wand you must bring your own pocket knife. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 10 AM to 3 PMHardman Farm Historic Site – Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been the home to several species of livestock. Come visit some furry friends here on the Farm as we continue our journey to “bring the farm to life” and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Sundaes on Sunday
Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:30 PMMagnolia Springs State Park – Millen, GA
Cool off by making your own ice-cream sundae and explore the new Nature Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Camper’s SplashPad
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PMMagnolia Springs State Park – Millen, GA
Campground and Cottage guests after-hours splashpad access. Come enjoy the splashpad with your family and fellow overnight guests. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Fantastic Forest Festival
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 10 AM to 12 PMRed Top Mountain State Park – Acworth, GA
To celebrate the end of our Fantastic Forest Series, we will have a festival great for the whole family! Make sure to dress up and bring your wands (no gore)! There will be trivia, Broom Skills tournament, wand design competition, cauldron slime making, and more! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

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