Buggy Days | Barnesville Ga.
Barnesville Buggy Days
Friday through Sunday, September 21-23, 2018
Barnesville Buggy Days celebrates Barnesville’s heritage as the Buggy Capital of the South during the late 1800′s. This festival includes an arts and crafts show, food for everyone, live music and street dance, a parade, and more. Fun for the whole family!
Street Dance & Concert - Friday - 5:30pm
Held at the fabulous Ritz Park Amphitheater in downtown Barnesville, The Chamber of Commerce, along with a host of our incredible sponsors invite you to the annual Friday night Buggy Days Concert. This year, we are excited to announce that we will have the incredible Swingin' Medallions as our headlining band. Gates will open at 5:30 with a DJ spinning until the concert starts at 7:00. This year, tickets will be $10.00 in advance and $15.00 at the gate. This is a concert you will NOT want to miss! Stay tuned for the official concert poster coming soon!
The South's Longest Hometown Parade! - Saturday - 2pm
Stretching out at just over a mile of beautiful mayhem and colorful sound and fury, the Buggy Days parade features themed floats, epic horses of all sizes, a host of civic groups and local organizations, and yep, you guessed it, buggies! The parade always begins at 2:00 PM on Buggy Days Saturday, leading off with our Grand Marshal—the Citizen of the Year. This year, the 45th Annual Barnesville Buggy Days Parade will be the longest, loudest, and brightest it’s been in its entire existence.
Crafts & Food - Saturday and Sunday
Get Crafty With It!
Every year, nearly 200 artisans and crafts-persons sell their handcrafted wares right in the historic heart of Barnesville. With original antique Barnesville Buggies on display, it is truly a hometown sight to behold. And, each year our local civic organizations pair with a local and delectable food vendor to provide some of the most flavorful treats you can possibly get your hands on.