Vidalia Onion Festival

Vidalia Georgia - 42nd Annual Vidalia Onion Festival
Thursday April 25-Sunday April 28

Each spring, food lovers across the nation anticipate the harvest of Georgia’s Official State Vegetable, the  famous Vidalia Onion. The Vidalia community celebrates the occasion with a four-day festival that’s packed with fun-filled activities that offer something for everyone. The Vidalia Onion Festival has been featured on The Food Network and recognized as one of the Five Don’t-Miss Festivals Across the U.S. by MSNBC.

Gateway Macon Ga Vidalia Onion Festival ParadeThe festival weekend kicks off with a children’s parade on Thursday April 25th.  Other festival activities include a street dance, carnival, a 5K run/walk, arts & crafts show, a gospel music fest, sidewalk sales, and famous onion-eating contest.

There’s also the Onion Run, carnival, and for those who wish to celebrate the sweet Vidalia® Onion in all of its culinary glory, don’t miss the Golden Onion professional chef competition, the Culinary Extravaganza, and the Vidalia Onion Recipe Contest and Public Tasting, which showcases the talents of home cooks.  There are also the Vidalia Onion Festival concerts featuring A Thousand Horses and Big & Rich.


Here are just some of the events of the 2019 Vidalia Onion Festival

Gateway Macon Ga Vidalia Onion Festival ConcertsThursday April 25 - Sunday April 28
Carnival at the Kiwanis Fair Grounds

Thursday April 21
Kids Parade
Movie Under The Stars

Friday April 22
Opening Ceremonies
Street Dance with The New Royals and Fireworks

Saturday April 23
5K Run/Walk
Arts and Crafts Show
Downtown Gospel Music Fest
Onion Eating Contest
Festival Concert with Randy Houser

Sunday April 24
Arts and Crafts Show

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