The 40th Annual
GLENNVILLE SWEET ONION FESTIVAL
~ Saturday, May 14, 2016 ~
lennville’s biggest annual event, the Glennville Sweet Onion
Festival, has hosted over 33 years of events and sunny skies have shone upon every one. The festive day on the second Saturday of each May, celebrates the harvesting of the famous Vidalia Sweet Onion crop. The day begins with a sweet onion run and walk and a downtown parade. Then on to the Sate Farmers’ Market on Highway 301 South for an array of arts and crafts, delightful entertainment, children's rides, and games, delectable food (that includes fried sweet onion rings and blooming onions. All topped with a street dance at 9 p.m. featuring a popular band. The event draws over 6,000 people each year.
attnall County, of which the community of Glennville is the largest, grows more Vidalia Sweet Onions than any of the official Georgia Department of Agriculture Vidalia Sweet Onion growing counties, contributing approximately half of the entire state crop each year.
Sweet Onion Daily Events
Sweet Onion Run and Walk begins at 8:00am
Parade begins at 10am
Festival Gates open from 9am to 6pm – Admission charge
Arts and Crafts
Children Events and Games
Live Entertainment on the outdoor stage
Sweet Onion Southern Gospel Sing "Gaither Style" 7:00 PM
at the Glennville City Auditorium - $5.00 Donation
Street Dance 9pm - Admission charge
at the Farmers Market
For More Information Contact City Hall at (912) 654-2461
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