Events & Tickets

There are several different events during the Forsythia Festival season. Expect to see some of your family’s favorite events in 2020, like the Forsythia 5K, Hello Yellow & Food Truck Frenzy Kickoff, Faith Fest, and the Tailgate Toss. The 2020 Forsythia Festival will also have some new events for you to enjoy, like a special themed party!


Pre-Festival Events


 Hello, Yellow! & Forsythia Food Truck Frenzy


Celebrate the official start to the 33rd Anniversary Forsythia Festival on Saturday, February 29, 2020!  For 2020, Hello Yellow will include the Food Truck Frenzy for one grand kickoff.  Get forsythias painted on your car, pick up t-shirts, grab a bite to eat and more. The fun starts at 11 a.m. and open all day! 


Festival Weekend


Saturday, March 14th – Sunday, March 15th


Arts & Crafts Fair


The pinnacle event of the Forsythia Festival is set in the streets of Downtown Forsyth.  Join us March 14-15, 2020 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 children at the Kids Corner.  Hours are Saturday from 10:00 a.m.  to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Kids’ Corner


Stop by Kids’ Corner in Downtown Forsyth to enjoy inflatables, obstacle courses and other activities. Grab a wristband to let your child really have a good time.  Pony rides are also available.  Hours are Saturday from 10:00 a.m.  to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.




Watch as area musicians, dancers and entertainers showcase their talents for the festival crowd. Located in the heart of Downtown Forsyth, the entertainment stage is a must-see. Hours are Saturday from 10:00 a.m.  to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Click here to apply. 


Forsythia Tailgate Toss


The Forsythia Tailgate Toss returns this year with new boards, new bags and fun prizes!  Get ready for a friendly cornhole competition in the Persons Banking Company parking lot. 

Team applications can be submitted here.


FaithFest Singing Competition


Celebrate music, faith and our community at FaithFest 2020, our faith-based singing competition.  It happens Saturday, March 14th at 7:00 p.m.  Admission is free.  A goodwill offering will be accepted.  

Click here to join the competition.


Community Worship Service


Join us for this special service, Sunday, March 15th.  It takes place at 10:00 a.m. at the Forsyth Presbyterian Church on Jackson Street in Downtown Forsyth.