Regional Events

NOTE: Please check all venue websites for updated information.

February 29-March 3
Atlanta International Auto Show
Automakers display hundreds of new and pre-production vehicles including cars, light trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles at Georgia World Congress Center, Bldg. C.

March 1-2
Billy Strings
The guitarist and bluegrass musician performs at State Farm Arena at 7:30 p.m.

March 1-3
Craftsmen’s Spring Arts and Crafts Festival
The Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event features original designs and handcrafted works from more than 300 artists across America. S.C. State Fairgrounds.

March 2
Aaron Lewis
The award-winning country music artist performs his American Patriot Tour at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. 7 p.m.

March 2, 9
Atlanta Brunch Festival
Enjoy tasty bites from 20 restaurants along with Bloody Marys, mimosas, beer, wine and live music. Noon-4 p.m. Tasting tickets and bottomless drink tickets available. Ages 21 and over. Atlantic Station.

March 2-10
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Atlanta Opera performs the Benjamin Britten adaptation of Shakespeare’s work at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Costs and times vary.

March 6-10
Charleston Wine + Food Festival
Festival features cooking demos with globally renowned chefs, local excursions highlighting the region’s diverse produce and seafood, workshops and hands-on cooking classes, signature dinners and events and samples of the city’s diverse cuisine, cocktails and wines. Multiple venues.

March 7-9
Savannah Antiques & Architecture Weekend
Annual series of antique- and architecture-themed events includes speakers, tours, antiques appraisals and more. Various events, costs and times.

March 8
Jekyll Island Art Festival
Jekyll Island
Festival features art displays, demonstrations, antique car show, food, live music and family activities in the Historic District. Noon-5 p.m.

March 8-9
Peaches to the Beaches Yard Sale
Two-day event features more than 200 miles of yard sale participants in 11 counties. Includes traditional vendors and garage sale items, door prizes, activities, music and food. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

March 8-10
Jurassic World Live Tour
See life-sized Jurassic World dinosaurs like T. Rex, Blue the Raptor, Stegosaurus, Triceratops and more in live action at North Charleston Coliseum. Times vary.

March 10
Celtic Woman
The Irish music and dance group presents its 20th Anniversary Tour at Johnny Mercer Theatre. 3 p.m.

March 12-17
Six – The Musical
British musical comedy is a modern retelling of the lives of the six wives of Henry VIII, presented in the form of a pop concert. Times vary.

March 14-April 14
Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens
Award-winning tours showcase Charleston’s architecture, history, gardens and culture in and around the Old & Historic District.

March 15-17
Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival
Lake Oconee
Features culinary specialties paired with more than 200 wines from vintners around the globe. Activities include silent and live auctions, wild game and beer dinner, launch party, Brew and Que cook-off, Market Place, Grand Tasting and Jazz Brunch. Ritz Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. Costs and times vary.

March 15-24
International Cherry Blossom Festival
Outdoor festival features more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees in bloom, live music, equestrian shows, historic tours, road race, parade and amusement rides. Carolyn Crayton Park.

March 16
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
200th anniversary of the Savannah parade features nearly 300 entries. Begins corner of Abercorn and Gwinnett streets. Rain or shine. 10:15 a.m.-noon. Celebration on the River will include multiple stages of live entertainment, interactive games, food, cold beverages and more.

Scottish Heritage Days
See Scottish living history demonstrations of musket and cannon firings, blacksmithing, carpentry, medicine, cooking, music and more at Fort King George Historic Site. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

March 21-24
Georgia Food + Wine Festival
Festival features culinary and beverage experts, farmers, artisans, live music, Georgia Celebrity Chef Stage, food tastings, beer and wine tastings, spirits tastings, oyster roast and more. Jim R. Miller Park.

Georgia Tribute Festival
Festival pays tribute to Elvis, Las Vegas legends and modern country and pop stars during a weekend of music for all ages. Historic Ritz Theatre.

March 22-24
Spring Atlanta Home Show
Georgia’s largest home show features 350 home improvement companies at Cobb Galleria Centre.

Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic
Family friendly hunting and fishing outdoor show features more than 300 exhibitors and hands-on activities. Includes anglers Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin, Extreme Raptor Show, Dock Dogs, boats, sporting equipment, exotic animals, demonstrations, kids area, kids fishing pond, food and more. State Fairgrounds.

Atlanta Ballet presents an imaginative mix of three works from renowned and emerging choreographers. Various times.

March 24-30
Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
Hilton Head
Sample domestic and international wines and Lowcountry cuisine. Events include dinners, wine pairings, live entertainment, Craft Beers at the Beach, Sip and Stroll, Grand Tasting and more. Multiple locations.

March 28-April 13
Savannah Music Festival
Georgia’s largest musical arts festival features more than 100 artists giving concerts and performances that feature jazz, classical and American and global roots music. Various venues in Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District.

April 4-7
Tartan Day South
Highland games and Celtic festival celebrates the food, music, dance, games and traditions of Ireland, Scotland and England. Historic Columbia Speedway. Additional events held in West Columbia, Cayce and Lexington.

April 6
Cooper River Bridge Run
10K run/walk includes bus and boat shuttles, health and wellness expo, wheelchair division, kids’ run and finish festival with refreshments, vendors, live entertainment and awards. Marion Square/King at Calhoun.

April 6-7
Columbia International Festival
Festival showcases the music, cultures, foods and performing arts of about100 countries represented in South Carolina. $5-$8 admission; free admission for ages 12 and under. South Carolina State Fairgrounds.

April 12-13
Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival
Young Harris
Event showcases the art of storytelling with an emphasis on traditional and contemporary Appalachian stories. Tellers are Len Cabral, Nestor Gomez, Michael Reno Harrell, Megan Hicks and Anne Rutherford. Includes musical performances, children’s events and workshops. The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge.

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