Calendar of Events

2023 Okefenokee Festival

Charlton County Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce 3795 Main St., Folkston, GA, United States

Join the fun at the Charlton County Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce annual Okefenokee Festival! Enjoy live music, sample delicious food from local vendors, browse unique arts and crafts, and check out the impressive car show. With something for everyone, this festival is the perfect way to spend your Saturday! Cost: FREE! Learn more about the […]

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Georgia Conservancy: Okefenokee Adventure

Suwannee River Eco-Lodge 400 Eco Lodge Drive, Fargo, GA, United States

Join Georgia Conservancy November 3-5 for a weekend at the Suwanee River Eco-Lodge, with paddles in Stephen C. Foster State Park, Billy's Island, Minnie's Lake and Mixon's Hammock. Learn more about the event at: https://www.georgiaconservancy.org/okefenokee

Okefenokee Connection- Ware County and Waycross

Okefenokee Swamp Park 5700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd, Waycross, GA, United States

Nov. 4 - 9:30am – 12:30pm   The Okefenokee Protection Alliance invites Ware County and Waycross community members to connect with the wild heart of Georgia and with each other. This free event meets at the Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross. One Hundred Miles will facilitate an advocacy discussion to inform attendees on how they […]

Okefenokee Art Gala

Queen and Grant 1315 Grant St, Brunswick, GA, United States

Join Okefenokee Swamp Park for the first inaugural "Okefenokee Art Gala" in Historic Downtown Brunswick. The gala will raise funds for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge World Heritage Site Bid and will showcase the mesmerizing art galleries and live art auction, along with a wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres. Learn more about the event at: […]

Paddle Georgia: Okefenokee-Suwannee Adventure

Griffis Fish Camp 10257 GA-177, Fargo, GA, United States

Join Georgia River Network's Paddle Georgia series on the Okefenokee-Suwannee. This weekend adventure from November 10-12 will camp at Griffis Fish Camp and paddle the Okefenokee Wilderness Canoe Trail and Suwannee River. Learn more about the event at: https://garivers.org/paddle-georgia/paddle-georgia-2023-okefenokee-suwannee-adventure/

Okefenokee Connection- Cherokee of Georgia

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge 4159 Suwanee Canal Rd, Folkston, GA, United States

Nov. 11 - 1:00pm – 4:30pm The Okefenokee Protection Alliance invites members from the Cherokee of Georgia to connect with the wild heart of Georgia and with each other. This free event meets at the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge in Folkston.  One Hundred Miles will facilitate an advocacy discussion to inform attendees on how they can take […]

Okefenokee Film Extravaganza!

Plaza Theatre in Atlanta 1049 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA

Okefenokee Film Extravaganza! November 13 at The Plaza Theater in Atlanta Join the Okefenokee Protection Alliance on November 13 at the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta as we share with you three short films showcasing the beauty and fragility of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge! Get inspired by the Okefenokee and learn what you can do […]

Okefenokee Destiny at Wildlife Arts Festival

Thomasville Center for the Arts PO Box 2177, Thomasville, GA, United States

See "Okefenokee Destiny" at Thomasville Center for the Arts! The film will be shown on reel throughout the day at the Wildlife Arts Festival, Saturday November 18 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The film is just one feature in a festival that honors precious traditions of the past, recognizes the beauty of our region […]

Paddle Georgia: Okefenokee-Suwannee Adventure

Suwannee River Eco-Lodge 400 Eco Lodge Drive, Fargo, GA, United States

Join Georgia River Network's Paddle Georgia series on the Okefenokee-Suwannee. This weekend adventure December 1-3 will camp at Suwannee River Eco-Lodge and paddle the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Prairie and Stephen Foster State Park Suwannee Narrows. Learn more about the event at: https://garivers.org/paddle-georgia/paddle-georgia-2023-okefenokee-suwannee-adventure/

Save the Swamp Mardi Gras Benefit Party

Conklin Farm in Atlanta

Georgia River Network is hosting a Save the Swamp Mardi Gras Benefit Party to get you fired up about protecting the Okefenokee!  Join us February 13 (Fat Tuesday!) from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. in Atlanta to support the cause and enjoy live music by Michelle Malone, a low-country boil and refreshments while communing with fellow […]