Calendar of Events

If you’re looking for something fun to do, THINK TIFTON! We’ve got you covered all year long with fun events and festivals. So check out what’s coming soon and mark your calendar for a good time.

September 2021

  • Food Truck Friday at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture Country Store
    Fri, September 10, 5:00PM to 9:00PM
    Enjoy fantastic food trucks, live music, yard games, and The Country Store will be open for hand-dipped ice cr eam, popcorn, milkshakes, slushees, and lots more! 1392 Whiddon Mill Rd. Tifton, GA 31793

  • Omega Pepper Festival
    Sat, September 11, 10:00AM to 10:00PM

  • A Downtown Homecoming
    Sat, September 25
    The TAMS will be the feature entertainment on September 25 at a special Downtown Homecoming event hosted at The Yard on Commerce. Limited seating is available, but others may stand on the sidewalk and still hear the music. There will also be food trucks on site. The event begins at 6:30 pm at The Yard, located at 335 Commerce Way. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the Tift Theatre.

  • Chi-Town Transit Authority
    Thu, September 30
    A tribute group to the band Chicago is coming to Tifton on September 30th for a night of music, food and dancing to benefit the Tifton-Tift County Public Library. Hosted by the Tifton-Tift Co. Public Library Foundation, the event is a fundraiser for the library. Chi-Town Transit Authority is an 8-piece group dedicated to reproducing the Chicago concert experience, with powerful horns, dynamic vocal harmonies and a rocking rhythm section. There will be an optional dinner prior to the show, which will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Reserved tables are available for dinner and the show. You can also purchase tickets for just the show. The reception begins at 6 pm, with dinner and dancing beginning at 7 PM. You can get your tickets here:

  • October 2021

    • Unleashed Escape Room
      Fri, October 01, 8:31AM to Fri, October 29, 12:00AM
      Experience a new Halloween thrill during the Unleashed Escape Room at the ABAC Georgia Museum of Agriculture (GMA) this fall. The Unleashed Escape Room will be held every Friday in October, with four sessions offered from 5:00PM-9:30 PM with four sessions available each night.  Tickets are $12 per person and must be purchased as a group set. A minimum of four tickets must be purchased to reserve an escape room session. Groups are limited to seven participants per session. All sessions of the Unleashed Escape Room are private experiences and only one group will be present in the room. Tickets are available now online at  

  • First Fridays Downtown
    Fri, October 01, 5:00PM to 8:00PM
    Come out and kick off the month with special extended store hours & live music in Tifton Gardens. Stroll, shop, and restaurant hop! We'll see you there.  

  • Rutland Farms Fall Festival
    Sat, October 02 to Sat, October 30
    Come join for a full day of FALL FUN at Rutland Farms every Saturday in October! Our festival kicks off at 10:00 AM and runs until 6:00 PM. But the fun doesn't end there because our Flashlight Night in the Maze takes over at sundown and is open until 10:00 PM. Bounce Houses, Corn Pit, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Petting Zoo, Hay Rides, and more! Admission is $10 per person (Children 2 and Under are Free with a Paid Adult.)

  • Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival: Kick Off Party
    Fri, October 08, 6:00PM to 10:00PM
    Fulwood Park, FREE Admission

  • Rhythm & Ribs BBQ Festival
    Sat, October 09, 10:00AM to 10:00PM
    Entertainment, Shopping, Kids Activities, Food/Drinks; FREE Admission, Fulwood Park,

  • The USOA Miss Georgia Pageant
    Sun, October 24, 7:00PM to 10:00PM
    The USOA Miss Georgia Pageant is the official state preliminary to United States of America's Miss! USOA Miss Georgia will held Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Tift Theatre in Tifton, GA. Registration to compete in the pageant is open through August 31st! To purchase tickets to the event go to

  • Downtown Halloween & Trick or Treating
    Thu, October 28, 5:00PM to 6:00PM
    Downtown Tifton invites you and your little ones to trick-or-treat through downtown at participating businesses on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 5:00 PM-6:00 PM. Candy is free to children 12 & under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

  • Haunted Theatre Ghost Tours
    Fri, October 29 to Sat, October 30
     Join the Tift Theatre for a special Haunted Theatre event on October 29 and 30 from 7 until 10:30 pm. Lone Wolf Paranormal Investigators will be helping visitors meet the resident spirits of the Tift Theatre. Tickets are limited to only 25 per night and are $45 each. The event includes food and drinks, a history guide, investigation and much more! You can find info on purchasing tickets here: 

  • November 2021

    • First Fridays Downtown
      Fri, November 05, 5:00PM to 8:00PM
      Come out and kick off the month with special extended store hours & live music in Tifton Gardens. Stroll, shop, and restaurant hop! We'll see you there.  

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