Vivid colors of yellow, red, and orange cover the trees and ground. Gusts of wind and cooler temperatures fill the air. This means fall is just around the corner. Alongside the beautiful scenery, autumn in middle Georgia is full of adventurous activities.  

Here are three must attend festivals that provide activities for the whole family.

The Georgia National Fair

Date:  October 6, 2016 -  October 16, 2016

Time: Varies with Days

Location: Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter

401 Golden Isles Pkwy

Perry, GA 31069

The Georgia National Fair is well-known for its comprehensive youth and home and fine arts competitions and exhibits. The Georgia National Schoolhouse attracts students from throughout the state to tour the educational and livestock displays. The fair, October 6-16, 2016, features livestock and horse shows, competitive exhibits, food, rides and games, vendors, major concerts, street entertainers, family entertainment, circus, and nightly fireworks.  Visit the website to plan your family fun:


Spirits in October

Date: October 20, 2016 – October 30, 2016

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Riverside Cemetery

1301 Riverside Drive

Macon, GA 31202


Spirits in October is a guided walking tour with actors representing the spirits of some of Macon’s fascinating characters and will include the popular ending reception in the Public Mausoleum.

Tours leave every 15 minutes. We recommend that you reserve your tickets online. Use the following link to purchase your tickets.

Date: October 21, 2016 – October

Time: Varies with Days

Location:  Macon Parks & Recreation Department

150 Willie Smokie Glover Dr.

Macon, GA 31201

Enjoy craft beers from breweries around the state, as well as a great musical lineup Regional bands, and authentic Bavarian cuisine. For those serious about their ales, stouts, IPAs and the like to mix and mingle with participating brew masters over drinks, a brunch on Sunday lets you network with the brewers in a more intimate setting.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from Macon Octoberfest 2016 will benefit three inspiring local charities: Alzheimer’s Association Georgia ChapterAll About Animals Rescue and the L.H. Harris Ecology Center.  To purchase your online visit,

The fall colors, the fall weather, and all the fall activities in middle Georgia span far beyond these five events, but no kind of fun goes beyond the beauty of middle Georgia during any season. If you are looking for information about living in the middle Georgia area, contact Team Durden for more information about your housing needs in this beautiful Georgia area.

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Keller Williams Middle Georgia
4851 Russell Pkwy #800
Warner Robins, GA 31088
478-737-4115 or 478-737-7125