Events & Tickets

There are several different events during the Forsythia Festival season. Expect to see some of your family’s favorite events in 2021, like the Forsythia 5K, and Hello Yellow & Food Truck Frenzy Kickoff. The 2021 Forsythia Festival will also have some new events for you to enjoy! The 34th Annual Forsythia Festival is proudly sponsored by Volume Chevrolet Forsyth.

Pre-Festival Events


Kick off the Forsythia season at our annual Business2Business event.  Hosted by Connie R. Ham Middle Georgia Realty, this event gives our business community to get a jump start on festival activities.  Stop by Middle Georgia Realty on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. for your first chance to buy a festival t-shirt or grab a calendar of events.  It also serves as our quarterly Business After Hours.  Thank you Connie R. Ham Middle Georgia Realty for your continued support of Business2Business. 


Hello, Yellow! & The Forsythia Food Truck Frenzy

Celebrate the official start to the 34th Anniversary Forsythia Festival on Saturday, April 24, 2021 11am-3pm!  For 2021, Hello, Yellow! will include the Food Truck Frenzy. Car painting by Peggy’s Personal Touch will be on site as well.  Get forsythias painted on your car, pick up t-shirts, grab a bite to eat and more. The fun starts at 11 a.m. at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center. Food Truck Frenzy is brought to us by FitCo Health Club of Forsyth.




Saturday, May 22 – Sunday, May 23, 2021


Forsythia 5K

Welcome to the Forsythia Festival 5K! The races begins and end at FitCo Health Club on Saturday, May 22. On-site registration starts at 7 a.m. The race takes off at 8 a.m. Registration is $25, registration includes swag bag of goodies and 2021 5K t-shirt.  Our 2021 Forsythia 5K Sponsored by Monroe Physical Therapy.

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Boy Scout Troop 51 Pancake Breakfast

The Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast is a Forsythia Festival tradition for many families.  Start your day off right with a delicious breakfast cooked by our local scouts.   For just $8.00 you can fuel up before heading out to the Arts & Crafts fair.  The scouts start serving at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 22 at the Forsyth United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.  Contact our friends at Boy Scout Troop 51, (478) 394-2441 or email for more information about this sanctioned event.

Forsythia Tailgate Toss

Join us for this fun-filled activity for the whole family!  Tailgate Toss is Saturday, May 22, 12-5 p.m. Located in the parking lot behind Persons Banking Co. 88 N. Lee St. Forsyth, GA  21029.  

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Arts & Crafts Fair

The pinnacle event of the Forsythia Festival is set in the streets of Downtown Forsyth.  Join us May 22 – 23 as we welcome roughly 20,000 people, and more than 100 vendors, to Forsyth.  Shop for arts and crafts, enjoy the tasty festival treats, and spend some time with your family at the fun-filled events.  Hours are Saturday from 10:00 a.m.  to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.