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The Hogansville Hummingbird Festival - Midwest Georgia's Favorite Fall Festival

"The City of Friendly People" invites you to the annual Hogansville Hummingbird Festival, held the third weekend of every October in historic downtown Hogansville, GA. Our Main Street will be bustling with food, crafts, antiques, music, local artists, open storefronts, rides, and activities for the whole family. Two days of old-fashioned family fun! Includes free parking, shuttles, handicap access, ample security, and kids play area. Vendors and sponsors are welcome!

Festival date is Saturday and Sunday Oct 17-18


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About the Festival

The 2015 Hogansville Hummingbird Festival is an outdoor Festival for the whole family, to be held Saturday and Sunday in historic small town Hogansville, Georgia. The Hogansville Hummingbird Festival is a true small town festival, featuring 200 vendors, food court, live music, kids area, artisan crafts, and more. All proceeds benefit the Hogansville Charitable Trust. To find the downtown Hogansville area on a map, use the address 400 East Main Street, Hogansville, GA.


Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event

Southeastern Tourism Society Top 20 Events logoWe are honored that the Southeast Tourism Society has, for the second year in a row, selected the Hogansville Hummingbird Festival as a Top 20 Event for the month of October 2015. The Top 20 Events program recognizes successful festivals and special events across the Southeast. Selection is performed by independent judges and is a validation of an event's quality. Big thanks to the Southeast Tourism Society!


2016 Miss Hummingbird Festival Pageant!

The Hogansville Hummingbird Festival is pleased to announce the annual Miss Hummingbird Festival Pageant, to be held on September 26, 2015, kicking off the Hummingbird Festival season. Tickets will be sold at the door for $15.00 (general admission). Reserved seats $25.00. The winner will be crowned the 2016 Miss Hummingbird Festival and will go on to represent the Hummingbird Festival in the Miss Georgia Pageant. The Miss Hummingbird Festival's Outstanding Teen Pageant is also held at the same time.

2015 Miss Hummingbird Festival Gabrielle BoothCongratulations to Gabrielle Booth, our honored 2015 Miss Hummingbird Festival. Miss Gabrielle is a graduate of Georgia State University. Currently, she is pursuing a Masters Degree in Education. Her platform is Encouraging and Empowering Young Women through Academic Success. Gabrielle is a classical vocalist and has been the recipient of Preliminary Talent Awards and Top Ten at Miss Georgia.

2015 Miss Hummingbird Festival Outstanding Teen Malone PowellCongratulations to Malone Powell, our honored 2015 Miss Hummingbird Festival Outstanding Teen. Miss Malone is the daughter of Shon and Robin Powell of Albany, Georgia. She is a rising senior at Deerfield-Windsor High School.



Click here for more information about the Miss Hummingbird Festival Pageant.


2015 Hogansville Hummingbird Festival Season

Sat/Sun, Oct 17/18 Festival Weekend! The festival is held in historic downtown Hogansville, GA, featuring 200 vendors, food court, live music, kids area, artisan crafts, and more. Free parking, free admission. Festival hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday, Sep 19 The 6th Annual Golf Tournament at Hogansville Golf Club - BIG SUCCESS THIS YEAR, THANK YOU SPONSORS! - Click here for more information about the Hummingbird Festival golf tournament. Click here to download a registration form (Adobe PDF file).
Saturday, Sep 26 The Miss Hummingbird Festival Pageant is held annually as a preliminary competition for the Miss Georgia and Miss America pageants. The festival has been honored by the representation of Kelly Donoghue, 2014 Miss Hummingbird Festival, and Ashton Leddon, Miss Hummingbird Festival's Outsanding Teen. More info.
Thursday, Oct 15 Two days before the festival, the annual Dinner, Dance, and Silent Auction is held at the Victoria Belle Mansion. Beautiful setting, chef-catered buffet-style dining, music, and lots of fun. Everyone is welcome. For tickets and information, please call Mary Stewart at 706-333-2520.
Saturday, Oct 10 Second year for our 5K Run-Walk Fundraiser. We have mapped a fun 5K route through the trails and streets of historic small town Hogansville, GA. We are looking for a big turnout of both local residents and visitors from nearby towns. The time of year is perfect for running and walking in Hogansville. Serious runners will be able to compete for prizes in various age groups. Recreational runners and walkers can join the fun too. All entry fees and sponsorships go directly to benefit local community projects. Click here for more info. (PDF registration form)
Date TBD There is a cash prize pool in the Charity Poker Tournament, hosted at Hawg Heaven BBQ. No pre-registration required, sign up at the event. Special thanks to tournament operated by Aces and Eights Poker. Click here for more info.

Information for Vendors

The Hummingbird Festival takes pride in having a well balanced, diverse, and high quality group of vendors offering quality goods that cannot be found just anywhere. Many vendors choose to come back year after year, but we are always interested in meeting new people. Please visit our Hogansville Hummingbird Festival vendor information page. Be sure to also find us and Like us on Facebook. We try to cross-link on Facebook to as many vendors as we can during the lead-up to the festival.


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Historic Hogansville, GA is located on Interstate 85 between Newnan and LaGrange, approximately 40 minutes south of the Atlanta Airport. Turn West at I-85 exit 28 onto GA 100/54. Downtown is only 3 miles off the Interstate.


Thank You Sponsors and Volunteers

The Hummingbird Festival is a 100% volunteer-driven, community-supported fundraiser for the Hogansville Charitable Trust, a registered non-profit entity that supports Hogansville community improvement projects and programs. As you can see on our Festival Sponsors Page, we are proud to have the support of many businesses, organizations, and individuals, large and small.

The volunteer efforts of dozens of people from the Hogansville community, combined with the funds raised throughout the festival season, combine to create real leverage for the Hogansville Charitible Trust to do good for the City of Friendly People. Click here to download a 'sponsor fact sheet' (PDF file) and find out how you or your organization can be part of the Hogansville Hummingbird Festival!

We always need volunteers! For jobs small, medium, and larg--before, during, and after the festival. Something as simple as helping out in the food court for a couple hours or driving the parking shuttle bus can make a big difference. For more information call Mary Stewart at 706-333-2520.