Upcoming events in Valdosta Georgia
There is always something to do in Valdosta. No matter if you are looking for a night out on the town or for something to do this weekend, Valdosta has a number of great events for everyone.
Summer is the perfect time for locals, travelers and out of towners to enjoy Valdosta. The weather outside is warm and sunny, and the fun is plentiful all over town.
Funky Fish Canvas Party – Friday June 15
Whether you are an artist or not, the Funky Fish Canvas Party can get you painting and having fun. Located at Cottonwood Market and Boutique, the Funky Fish Canvas Party’s art teachers will walk you step-by-step through the process of painting a picture. You can bring snacks, drinks and enjoy an evening of painting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Beer tasting – Friday June 15
Jessie’s Restaurant and Catering will host a beer tasting on Friday June 15. Visitors can taste a number of great brews and enjoy some of the restaurant’s food from the selected menu. You can book a place at the beer tasting for just $20 and enjoy a range of tasty brews.
Turner Center for the Arts: Date Night – Thursday June 21
The Turner Center for the Arts will host Date Night on Thursday June 21. The ceramic workshop will be taught by Julie Barnes Smith and it will give attendees the chance to create art with a loved one. The event is for all art levels, so don’t worry if you have never created ceramic artwork before. The workshop begins at 6 p.m. and it is a great way for couples to spend the evening.
Woodmen Life Gone Wild! – Saturday June 23
Members of Woodmen Life can enjoy a fantastic day out at Wild Adventures Water & Theme Park. Starting at 10 a.m., members of the company can spend the day riding the rides and slides at Wild Adventures for just $10. Members can take guests and they enjoy the same great savings.
Stogies Downtown – Wednesday June 27
Stogies Downtown has become an institution in Valdosta and Wednesday June 27, the cigar bar will once again have a big event. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., customers can drop by and enter for a chance to win a number of great giveaway prizes. The grand prize is a Traeger Grill. Stogies will have some cigars on sale and Georgia Beer Company will be on hand. Customers can enjoy the GBC’s great beers or just sample them while at Stogies.
Light Up the Sky – Wednesday July 4
Light Up the Sky will bring a dramatic firework show to the skies over Valdosta on Independence Day. The event will take place at Wild Adventures Water & Theme Park. The show will begin after the sun goes down over Valdosta and the firework show will wow audiences around the city.
First Friday – Friday July 6
First Friday brings together local Valdosta residents and encourages them to visit the fantastic restaurants, shops and galleries of downtown. It is a chance for many locals to sample the eclectic blend of establishments that make Valdosta a great American city to live in. Don’t miss the chance to join in with friends or to make new ones downtown as you enjoy great local hotspots.
Where’s My Godly Man? – Sunday July 8
Presented by Evans Production at Mathis Auditorium, Where’s My Godly Man? is a stage play written, directed and produced by Evans Louissaint. The play follows Kendra, an attractive 30-year-old woman in her quest to find the perfect man. The play is a must see for local theater goers and will appear for just one night. The curtain raises at 5 p.m. for an early evening showing.
RKDS FILM FEST- July 12th-14th.
Golden Globe Winner and Oscar Nominee, Burt Reynolds, will be in attendance all three days, July 12-13-14, 2018. Get your tickets now for this Historic Event featuring a legendary Star and watch some great movies made in our area throughout the years. Also appearing will be the Repli-cars Bandit Trans Am and Smokey’s Pontiac Lemans and the lookalikes from Smokey and the Bandit. For more information visit: http://rkdsfilmfest.com/
La Fiesta – Saturday July 14 – Sunday July 15
La Fiesta brings together great Hispanic cuisine, music and crafts. The event will take place at Wild Adventures Water & Theme Park. The fun park will be transformed into a party celebrating Hispanic and Latin culture during the weekend.
Hamilton High 20 Year Reunion – Saturday July 21
Students of Hamilton High School class of 1998 will celebrate their 20-year high school reunion. Graduates of the class are encouraged to join in on the fun of remembering the past. The reunion will take place at the James H. Rainwater Conference Center. Festivities will start at 5:30 p.m. and the fun will run until 10:30 p.m.
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