Southern Belle Farm in McDonough, GA hosts a variety of events on the farm. The seasonal events include live entertainment, outdoor concerts, family fun festivals and activities, old-time demonstrations, antique shows and much more! Please Note: Event dates/times are subject to change.
2013 Schedule of Events …
September 21-22, 2013 | Anniversary Celebration Weekend + Teacher’s Appreciation Weekend
75th Anniversary Special with Discounted Admission for everyone opening weekend, September 21-22, 2013! Get in and enjoy all the fun for only $7.50 per person — this weekend ONLY! Click here for details! Teachers are invited to come spend the day on the farm and explore the agriculture education that is provided, and see how hands-on learning at Southern Belle Farm can be a fun twist to the school curriculum. Teacher can be admitted free this weekend with a valid school ID or pay check stub.
September 28-29, 2013 | Scouts Weekend
Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts are invited to explore the outdoors! Have fun together on the tons of farm activities: hay ride, corn maze, cow train, pumpkin patch, pig races, giant jumping pillow, corn cannon, barnyard animals and more! Reserve a private bonfire for your group ($40 for 2-hours) — roast weenies and smores! Earn a FREE bonfire if you book your group of 25 or more by Sept. 1, 2013!
September 28-29, 2013 | Grandparents Weekend
Grandparents are invited to come spend quality time on the farm with their grandchildren. Explore the outdoors. Have fun together on the tons of farm activities! Grandmothers attending with their grandchildren will receive a special gift from the farm.
October 5, 2013 | 3rd Annual Save the Udders Breast Cancer Awareness Day & Diva Dash 5K/10K/1-Mile
Farm goers are encourage to wear pink for a special discount, and breast cancer survivors will be honored with free admission on this day. A special program to encourage breast cancer awareness and early detection honoring survivors with a guest speaker will be followed by a pink parade and a pink balloon release. This is an event for the whole family! Diva Dash 5K/10K/1-Mile starts at 9am; Special program at 11am.
October 12, 2013 | 3rd Annual Hometown HERO Day 11 – 3pm
Hometown HERO Day at Southern Belle Farm is honoring our local public servants. Active & retired military, law enforcement, fire/EMTs will be admitted free to the farm on this day if in uniform or with valid ID. Military family members with military ID will receive the military discounted price for admission. Service members only are admitted free. There’s fun festivities from 11 – 3pm, including fire safety house, life flight helicopter, and local hometown hero’s available for kids to get to meet and say ‘thank you’ to them for their service, and see safety equipment and vehicles.
October 19, 2013 | 5th Annual Farm Heritage Day and Antique Tractor & Engine Show 10am – 6pm
‘A simpler way of life’ will be displayed by the numerous exhibitors and demonstrators. Special exhibits will be available from 10am – 6pm. Exhibits include: grist mill, blacksmithing, dairy cow milking, quilting, sewing, herb harvesting, honey making, chair canning etc. Come shop our unique exhibitors such as Red Mule Grits – whose corn meal, grits etc. are ground by a mule, pure honey collected from local hives, handmade soaps and salves etc. An Antique Tractor & Engine Show, sponsored by Henry County Farm Bureau Young Farmer Committee will benefit local FFA Chapters. Enjoy live music and more!
October 26, 2013 | Fall Festival & Costume Contests 3pm – 6pm
Enjoy family-friendly entertainment, face painting by a clown, Costume Contests and fun! Costume Contests will be divided into age groups (ages 0-4 years, 5-14 years) – Kids Costume Contest at 4:30pm followed by Adults (15 years +) Costume Contest at 5:30pm. (Family friendly costumes, please. Must register for the contests by 4pm.)
Other Group Events
Southern Belle Farm is host to many events throughout the year. If you are planning a reception, family reunion, class reunion etc. and are looking for a serene outdoor setting in the metro Atlanta area – Southern Belle Farm is the place! Conveniently located south of Atlanta, approx. 6 miles off Interstate 75, visitors and guests will enjoy the country setting and small town charm here in historic McDonough, Georgia.
Contact us or call 770.288.2582 about the event you are planning. We look forward to speaking with you. We also host birthday parties during our normal farm hours in the spring, summer and fall seasons. Call for details.
Take the time to browse some photographs from recent events here at Southern Belle Farm.