Waycross Convention & Visitors Bureau . 417 Pendleton St. Waycross, GA 31501 912.287.2969

Waycross/Ware County Events

Don’t mistake Waycross for a sleepy little Southern town. It is without a doubt Southern, but it is far from sleepy. We make the most of our free time and hope you will spend yours with us as well.

The following is a list of large annual events. If you need more information, contact us and we will happily help. Come for one of our events, and we’re sure we will be seeing you again soon.

Okefenokee Heritage Center

  • September 11th
    Waycross Motor Speedway 70th Anniversary
  • All of October
    Judge Ben Smith Juried Art Competition ~ Nancy King Up & Coming Youth Art Show, B29 Exhibit
  • October 2nd
    Local Fare Market 10am - 1pm
  • October 2nd
    OHC Arts & Music Event at OSP 10am - 4pm
  • October 6th
    B-29 Remembrance at site
  • October 16th
    Downtown Art Walk
  • October 23rd
    "A Walk in the Past" ~ hosted by OHC Junior Drama Guild, 5pm
  • November 6th
    Local Fare Market 10am - 1pm
  • November 11th
    Veterans Day Celebration 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • November 16th and 20th
    Music In Your Worship Service" Seminars by Mr. Willie Character (different times for each event)
  • December 4th
    Christmas in the 'Cross, 9am - 3pm

Chamber of Commerce

  • September 14th
    Rise and Shine hosted by the Southern Forest World, 7:45am
  • September 16
    Business After Hours/Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by GHC Hospice, 5:00pm
  • September 29
    Education & Industry Roundtable Breakfast, 7:45am
  • ALL MONTH OF OCTOBER
    Swamptown Scarecrows
  • October 12
    Rise and Shine hosted by Coastal Pines Technical College, 7:45am
  • October 21
    Pumpkin Fest in Downtown Waycross, 5:00pm
  • November 9
    Rise and Shine hosted by Unison Behavioral Health, 7:45am
  • November 18
    Taste of the Chamber, 5:00pm
  • December 11
    Waycross - Ware County Christmas Parade, 6:00pm
  • December 14
    December Rise and Shine hosted by First Southern Bank, 7:45am
  • December 16
    December Business After Hours hosted by Waycross Bank & Trust, 5:00pm