Events Schedule


TBA Soon in Concert on Saturday at the Stage at City Park


Tickets will be available locally at the Vidalia Onion Museum, 100 Sweet Onion Drive and Vidalia City Hall. TBA

See Concert Page for more information.

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Download the 2019 festival brochure soon

 Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageant

Every girl wants to be a princess and this event was created to promote poise and positive self-esteem. Good sportsmanship is a must along with age-appropriateness in hair, make-up and dress. Categories for ages 0-12.  Sponsored by American Business Women’s Association.
• Saturday, April TBA; 10 am
• Southeastern Technical College on Highway 280 in Vidalia
• Open to the public; $5 tickets sold at the door
• Contact Keri Nester at or 229-315-4106
• 2019 Little Miss Application Coming Soon!

Miss Vidalia Onion & Teen Miss Vidalia Onion Pageant

Miss Vidalia promotes community service and academic excellence in addition to poise and positive self-esteem. Prizes include crown, banner, trophy, flowers; Miss Vidalia Queen receives the Sandra Way $1,000 educational grant; 1st runner-up Era Alexander $750, 2nd runner-up Helen Morris $250 grants. Other requirements include participation in various activities throughout the reign, including the Vidalia Onion Festival & Vidalia Christmas Parade. Teen Miss Vidalia Onion (ages 13-16);  Miss Vidalia Onion (ages 17-22). Sponsored by American Business Women’s Association

  • Saturday, April TBA,  7 pm
  • Southeastern Technical College on Highway 280 in Vidalia
  • Open to the public; $7 tickets sold at the door
  • Contact Keri Nester at kerilnester@gmail.comor 229-315-4106
  • 2019 Miss & Junior Miss Vidalia Onion Application Coming Soon!

Vidalia Onion Culinary Extravaganza

New info coming soon! Door prizes, goody bags for the first 125 participants. Vendors in the theatre one hour prior to the show.

  • Tuesday, April 23; 6 pm
  • NEW LOCATION! PAL Theatre, 122 Church Street, Downtown Vidalia
  • Tickets: General $10; Reserved Seating $15 NOTE: Reserved seating tickets must be purchased by April 15
  • Tickets available for purchase beginning April 1 at Phillips Pharmacy and Merle Norman in Vidalia or by calling Jan or Lindi
  • For more information, call 912-293-2407 (Jan) or 912-293-3630 (Lindi)


Welcome back to Vidalia, Modern Midways, a glittering galaxy of spectacular state fair amusement rides and attractions.  This mobile family fun fair and theme park is for all ages.  Enjoy thrills, pure fun and wholesome entertainment and memories.  Advanced tickets Coming Soon. $45 unlimited-ride wristbands for use during all operational hours Wed-Sun or 18 tickets/$10. Starting opening day, on Wednesday April 24, tickets at the gate will be 1 ticket/$1; 18 tickets/$15; 30 tickets/$25 or daily unlimited rides wristbands for $25. Rides require multiple tickets.  Free parking daily.

  • Wednesday, April 24,  5 pm to 10:30 pm
  • Behind Arts & Crafts on Airport Road

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