Tuesday, October 24, 2017

41st Annual Harvest Festival Occurs this Weekend!

Press Release

From: Sharon Crosby, Special Events Coordinator

Release: Immediate

Date: 10.24.17

RE: 41st Annual Harvest Festival

Toccoa, GA, October 24, 2017- Toccoa’s annual Fall tradition returns this weekend to the historic downtown district. Main Street Toccoa is proud to report that the 41st annual Harvest Festival will occur on Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29.

“Like last year, we plan on having over 125 craft and food vendors set up on Doyle Street from Alexander Street to Hill Street,” said Main Street Toccoa’s Special Events Coordinator, Sharon Crosby. “We’re bringing back some local favorites, but we’ll have new vendors selling all homemade and handcrafted goods and merchandise.”

The Harvest Festival will also feature two entertainment stages, one located at the intersection of Doyle Street and Sage Street, and another located at the intersection of Doyle Street and Hill Street. Returning from Totally Toccoa, Main Street Toccoa’s recent solar eclipse block party, is The Rose of New Orleans, who will be performing on the main stage downtown. Other professional and local musical acts will be performing all weekend. The event will also have numerous children’s activities available for families.

“We’re excited to bring in the Fall season with our 41st Harvest Festival,” said Crosby. “It’s such a great gathering of families, friends, and a wonderful way for the community to celebrate what makes Toccoa so unique.”

The Toccoa Harvest Festival takes place on Saturday, October 28th from 10am – 5pm and Sunday, October 29th from 10am – 4pm.

Downtown streets will close at 5pm on Friday, October 27th and will stay closed until 6pm on Sunday, October 29th. Affected Streets include Doyle Street from Hill Street to Alexander Street, Sage Street from Tugalo Street to Foreacre Street, and Pond Street from Tugalo Street to Foreacre Street. Sage Street from Tugalo Street to Rice-Lewis-Gillard Way will be closed starting Friday, October 27th at 7am.

For more information, please contact Sharon Crosby at the Main Street Office at 706.282.3309 or via email at scrosby@cityoftoccoa.com.


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