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Farm Events

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.

2014 Schedule of Events …

May 3, 2014 | Strawberry Pickin’ & Spring Scout Day 10am – 2pm

Scouts are invited to come spend a beautiful spring day on the farm and enjoy hand-picking a pint of strawberries, watch a live Dairy Milking Demonstration, take a Hay Ride Tour of the farm, visit Barnyard Animals, and have fun on the farm on the Jumping Pillow, Cow Train, and Pedal Carts!  RSVP for Spring Scout Day here!

September 20-21, 2014 | Teacher’s Appreciation & Scouts Weekend

Educators 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.  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 (meal kits available for a small fee per person)!

September 27-28, 2014  | 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 4, 2014 |  4th Annual Save the Udders Breast Cancer Awareness Day

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!   Special program at 11am.

October 11, 2014 |  4th 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 18, 2014 | 6th Annual Farm Heritage Day and Antique Tractor & Engine Show

‘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 25, 2014 | Costume Contests  & Fall Festival 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 followed by Adults (15 years +) Costume Contest times to be announced.  (Family friendly costumes, please.  Must register for the contests.)

 

 

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.