Taking place Oct. 14-16 in Richmond Hill at J.F. Gregory Park, the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival is less than two weeks away. This fantastic festival is going to be a great time celebrating everything there is to love about life in the Coastal Empire. So, if you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, you’ll definitely want to soon. Need a little more convincing? No problem! Here’s five reasons you should come to the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.
1. Great Food
The three-day festival is a celebration of seafood, our beloved coastal cuisine. At the fest, you can enjoy some of the freshest, most succulent seafood available in the South. There’ll be a wide variety of inventive dishes featuring shrimp, crab, fish, oysters and other seafood staples. If you’re not into seafood, there will also be other options like barbecue, chicken wings, tacos and more, so there’s something for everyone. Come hungry and leave happy!
2. Carnival Rides
During the festival, J.F. Gregory park will be converted into a massive carnival with lots of awesome amusement rides ready to thrill you. Take in sweeping views from the Ferris Wheel, and fly through the air on the HyperLoop. In addition to the rides, there will also be fun carnival games that you can play to win cool prizes.
3. Various Vendors
If you’re a shopaholic, find your fix at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival. There will be a wide variety of vendors selling all kinds of unique products that you may not find anywhere else. Local businesses and nonprofits will be present, so you can learn more about and invest in our community. There will also be lots of arts & crafts vendors selling artisanal goods. You know, the holiday season is coming up soon. Wow your loved ones with a special present from the vendors at the festival.
4. Live Music
Each day of the festival, there will be live entertainment taking the stage. The Friday night lineup includes local acts like Moss City Groove and Court Taylor. On Saturday, festival goers are in for a treat, since big names in country music are playing that evening. Country legend John Michael Montgomery is headlining along with Deana Carter. Then on Sunday, attendees can look forward to performances by the 3rd Infantry Division Band and Dancing Unlimited, among others. It’s going to be a weekend jam-packed with stellar performances.
5. Family Fun
The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival is fun for the whole family. Between the fantastic food, fun rides and games, diverse local vendors and talented live acts, there’s something special for everyone to enjoy, no matter your age. For adults and kids alike, the festival presents an important opportunity to come together and make memories that will last a lifetime. So, don’t wait. Get your tickets today and prepare to have a blast at the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival.