Georgia Day Parade

Georgia History Festival’s Georgia Day Parade

Date(s) - Friday, February 10, 2017
10:45 am

Forsyth Park

As part of the annual commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony of February 12, 1733 by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, we invite you to join us as students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed historical figures march through Savannah’s historic squares during this beloved annual event. The 2017 Georgia Day Parade will be held on February 10, beginning at 10:45 a.m. Free and open to the public.

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Please note, the rain date for the parade is February 13.

2017 Georgia Day Parade and Banner Competition Sign Up

Georgia Day Parade Information Packet

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Please let us know approximately how many students will be marching with your school. This information helps us create the parade line-up. You can type the number in the box provided.

What grade level(s) will be marching?

Georgia Day Parade Coordinator Contact Information

Please select one teacher or administrator from your school to act as the Georgia Day Parade Coordinator. This person will be the primary contact with the Georgia Historical Society.

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