martin Luther king, jr. Day parade

Broad St., Downtown Cairo

(229) 378-7512

This annual parade is a celebration of MLK Jr.’s birthday. Come to downtown Cairo on MLK day, the third Monday in January, to have a fun-filled day enjoying the parade. 

Whigham Fair Grounds, US Highway 84, Downtown Whigham, (229) 762-3774

This event has been celebrated for over 50 years and is fun for the whole family. It includes arts and crafts, snake handling and demonstrations, concessions and children’s activities.



Davis Park and Broad St., Downtown Cairo

(229) 377 -3663

A spin-off from the Great American Race, this car rally started with 70 participants and has expanded to over 120 on average. Join us the second weekend in May where you will eat, ride, and dance the nights away. There are also awards, prizes, and checkpoints around the county with opportunities to win trophies!

107 Tall Pine Drive, Whigham, GA
(229) 762-3165 or (229) 762-3169

This event is hosted by Muskogee Vocational Rehabilitation in conjunction with the Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe. Everyone is welcome to join in for a weekend filled with Native American crafts, food, dancing and music during the next to last weekend in October each year. 

644 Hall Rd., Cairo, GA

An intentional gathering of local artists, craftsmen, and artisans. Come meet some of the most talented people in our area and see live demonstrations of their crafts.

Last Saturday in October, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Calvary,  Georgia

(229) 377-MULE (6853)

Come join us on the first Saturday in November for a day contests, arts, crafts and more. The Calvary Lions Club sponsors this 40-year-old event that attracts over 75,000 visitors each year. There is a parade, mules, horses, as well as other entertainment all day long.


Broad St., Downtown Cairo, (229) 377-3663

Join us on the first Thursday in December for one of the largest Christmas parades in South Georgia. Downtown Cairo comes alive with holiday merriment with a parade of marching bands, floats, horses, beauty queens and, of course, Santa Clause.

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