Mark your calendars for next weekend and visit the 30th Annual Georgia Marble Festival in Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia. There will be a ton of entertainment – Fun for the Kids, Food, Arts & Crafts, the Parade, the Road Race, the Marble Quarry Tour (this is the only time during the year that you can actually tour the Marble Quarry)! So be sure to be there and enjoy all that Pickens County and the 30th Annual Georgia Marble Festival has to offer!
Courtesy of Pickens Chamber of Commerce
There are many arts and crafts booths on hand to display the works of local artisans. All Arts & Crafts are handmade, and there are a large variety of artists available, from wood workers, marble sculptors, handmade clothing, to homemade jams, jellies and nuts. Also on hand will be food vendors serving up a delicious mixture of foods and sweet treats. For Applications to be a booth vendor Click Here
Main Street Parade
The Marble Festival Parade down Jasper’s Main Street starts at 10:00 a.m. The parade starts with a beautiful opening statement courtesy of Polycor Georgia Marble and the roar of motorcycles. Local businesses, civic organizations, ball teams and various children’s groups work on their floats and routines for weeks prior to this festival opener. Click Here for more information about the Parade
Live Music and Entertainment
A wide variety of local and regional acts and bands will be on hand to entertain you at the park pavilion beginning after the parade on Saturday and afternoon on Sunday. Those interested in performing should submit a demo CD to the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce.
A special area will be set aside for children’s entertainment. Attractions last year included a petting zoo, rock wall, obstacle course, giant slide, trackless train, Car Racing, and free arts and crafts by the staff of the Pickens County Public Library. Children will have much to do and the Festival experience will be a favorite memory. If you are interested in having a booth in the Children’s Area Click Here
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