The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival is This Weekend

The days are winding down. The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival kicks off this Friday. From Oct. 14-16, you’ll be able to enjoy delicious food, a fun carnival, and great live entertainment from both local and nationally-known acts. The festival attracts thousands each year, and it’s a great time with fun for seafood lovers of all ages. Bring the kiddos and prepare to have a blast. 

Richmond Hill’s J.F. Gregory Park will be transformed into a massive fairground complete with thrilling amusement rides, carnival games, vendor tents and a stage where live acts will perform every evening. Gates open at 5 p.m. on Friday and at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Tickets are still available online. They’ll also be sold on-site each day of the festival, but if you want to avoid spending time in long lines, go ahead and get your tickets online today. Your ticket purchase grants you access to the festival all day for the date you purchased. You will receive a stamp permitting you to leave and reenter the same day, if you like. The ticket also includes the concerts for the evening of your ticket date. Food and drinks, vendor goods, and carnival rides are available for an additional cost. 

The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival is one of the largest fall festivals in the Southeast, and you definitely won’t want to miss it. For more information about what you can expect, check out these things to know. And if you need a little more convincing, here are five reasons that you should come out to the fest. We hope to see you there!