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VIDALIA ONION FESTIVAL EVENT LISTINGS
* ARTS 'N CRAFTS * STREET
"THE CATALINAS" AND
A COUNTRY BAND
* FIREWORKS *AIRSHOW
*RODEO * ANTIQUE SHOW
* BEAUTY PAGEANT * CHILDREN'S
* ONION SCHOOL &
COOK OFF * VIDALIA ONION FUN RUN AND 10k RUN * SOFTBALL, TENNIS AND GOLF
TOURNAMENTS * AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!
*** RECIPIENT OF SOUTHEASTERN
TOP 20 EVENTS!
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
AND BROCHURE CALL:
(912) 538-TOUR (8687)
Address: PO Box 280 Vidalia, Ga. 30475
or visit us on the net: www.vidaliaga.com
SWEET ONION CITY CELEBRATES
ITS 21ST ANNUAL
"VIDALIA ONION FESTIVAL"
VIDALIA, GA. - The upcoming Vidalia
Onion Festival promises to be the best ever! The Recipient of a Southeastern
Top 20 Events, the Vidalia Onion Festival begins on Thursday, April 30th
through Sunday, May 3rd, 1998, with pre-festival events beginning on the
prior weekend. The streets are filled with people enjoying the festival
and celebrating the new harvest of Georgia's State Vegetable.
The Vidalia Onion Festival produces
more than the aroma of sweet onions. The Festival is a four day event involving
the entire community. Visitors from near and far gather to celebrate the
Onion in several different ways. Thursday, April 30th, the Opening Ceremonies
are held at Southeastern Technical Institute with a dazzling display of
fireworks, a children's parade and other entertainment.
On Friday, May 1st from 7:00 p.m.
until 11:00 p.m., the popular family oriented Street Dance is held in Historic
Downtown Vidalia. This years street dance features "The Catalinas" performing
on the Main Stage and a Country Band on Jackson Street. Children's rides,
photo's with Vidalia's "Yumion" character, exhibits and various entertainment
is also scheduled. The downtown streets are filled with all types of food
vendors sure to tempt anyone's appetite!!
The morning of Saturday, May 2nd,
begins the Vidalia Onion Run featuring the 10K run and a 2-mile Fun-Run
(Walk). The Vidalia Onion Festival Air Show is held on Saurday, May 2nd
from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 3rd from 12:00 noon until
4:00 p.m. This years event will include aerobatic acts, skydiving,
military fly overs, static displays and other interesting and fun filled
events. The Onion Festival Arts 'N Crafts show begins on Saturday and concludes
at 6:00 pm on Sunday, May 3rd. This show features some of Southeast Georgia's
crafters, food and entertainment.
Other events held during the week
of the festival include the Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants,
the Vidalia Onion School and cook off, onion eating contest, rodeo, tennis
and softball tournaments, and many other special Festival events.
Vidalia is conveniently located
between Macon and Savannah on Georgia Hwy. 280.
Call (912) 538-TOUR (8687) or
for more information or for a
The Onion Festival address is
PO Box 280 Vidalia, Ga. 30475.
Mark your calendars for April
30th - May 3rd, 1998 and join in on all the fun and hospitality of Vidalia
as we celebrate the Georgia State Vegetable, The Sweet "Vidalia Onion"!!!!
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