News

16 Aug 2016

2017 Festival dates set

Mark your calendars, the festival will be held April 27-30, 2017.

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23 Apr 2016

Concert tickets on sale at Vidalia Onion Museum until 4pm Saturday

General Admission and VIP tickets still available at the Vidalia Onion Museum until 4pm Saturday.

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22 Apr 2016

Recipe Contest & Public Tasting new location!!!

The Recipe Contest & Public Tasting has moved to the Vidalia Community Center at 107 Old Airport Road. (Behind KFC) Recipes must be turned in by 9:30am, open to the public at 11am.

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22 Apr 2016

Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides start 6pm Saturday during Concert

Weather permitting, 4 hot air balloons will be selling tethered rides Saturday night during the concert beginning at 6 pm. You must have a concert ticket to access these rides. Rides: Children $10, Adults $20

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18 Apr 2016

Pre-register for Children’s Parade

The pre-registration form is now available on the Events Page and on the Applications Page. Save yourself some time, register before the event.

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10 Mar 2016

2016 Children’s Parade and Movie Under the Stars theme announced

The Children’s Parade and the Movie Under the Stars will unite around the theme of the Kung Fu Panda 3 movie that will be the feature Thursday night, April 21st at the Stage at City Park. Come dressed for the parade as your favorite Kung Fu Panda 3 character and march down Meadows Street together. […]

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3 Feb 2016

Big & Rich in concert April 23rd at festival

The 2016 Vidalia Onion Festival Committee is excited to announce that Big & Rich will headline the Saturday night concert on April 23rd at the Vidalia Regional Airport.  The Grammy nominated, triple-platinum country music duo have released 5 albums that have produced a total of 11 Top 40 hits including “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)”, […]

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6 Apr 2015

Children’s Parade Theme Announced

ONION SUPERHEROES is the theme for the 2015 Children’s Parade in downtown Vidalia on Thursday, April 23rd. Pre-registration forms may be picked up at the Vidalia Boys & Girls Club. “Dress up as your favorite Superhero with special onion powers!” Event sponsored by Vi-Tech Graphics.

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10 Mar 2015

2015 Colossal Sweet Onion Sponsor Paul Thigpen Chevrolet

The Vidalia Onion Festival Committee is proud to announce Paul Thigpen Chevrolet Buick GMC is the Title Sponsor of the 2015 festival.  Paul Thigpen presented $20,000.00 to Festival Chairman Elect, Dustin Booth on February 11th and stated, “Giving back to my customers and community is one of my very favorite things to do.  It is […]

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1 Mar 2015

Georgia chefs invited to compete for Golden Onion Award

The Vidalia® Onion Committee is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Golden Onion culinary competition on April 26, 2015 in conjunction with the Vidalia Onion Festival. The competition is open to all professional chefs in Georgia. In its fourth year, the Golden Onion has become an opportunity for Georgia chefs to compete and showcase their […]

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