Georgia Day Expo

Date(s) - Friday, February 9, 2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Students explore Georgia history through demonstrations, performances, and hands-on activity booths during this commemoration of the founding of the Georgia colony at Savannah on February 12, 1733. Educators, parents, historical interpreters, and community and civic leaders take part in this fun and engaging program that utilizes an all-weather, indoor venue to encourage students to explore the Georgia History Festival theme, “Governing Georgia Across Three Centuries.”

This is a closed event for school groups. Questions? View our Frequently Asked Questions below. For other questions, plesae contact GHS Education Manager Amy Snyder at or 912.651.2125 ext. 152.

Georgia Day Expo Frequently Asked Questions

Who participates in the Georgia Day Expo?

Public, private, and homeschool groups, primarily focused on second grade, but all students from K-12 are welcome. The focus will be on Georgia’s founding and the Georgia History Festival theme, “Governing Georgia Across Three Centuries.”

All attendees are required to register through their school ahead of time.

This event is not open to the public.

How long does the Expo last?
The event will run from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., with the last student groups being admitted at 2:00 p.m. The visit will last approximately 90 minutes.
What should students wear?

Students should dress in their school uniform or historical costume from any period of Georgia’s history. Most students wear homemade costumes.

Specific individuals in Georgia history for consideration include:

General ideas for historical-themed costumes




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