From Owl-O-Ween to a Pelican Drop: These Southeast Events are Not Just for the Birds

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yellow submarine lrSave the date this season for these Top 20 Events from the Southeast Tourism Society

Since 1985 the Southeast Tourism Society has recognized the unique, diverse and unparalleled events in the region with the Top 20 Events Program. For every month of the year, STS selects 20 events per month which represent the Southeast’s down home flavor through arts and crafts, music, parades, pageantry, food, sporting competitions, live entertainment and much more.

Save the date for these upcoming seasonal opportunities to experience the best of the Southeast. Read more about each event at:
www.TravelMediaPressRoom.com/fall-2016-top-20-events.

September 30-October 2, 2016, North Carolina Seafood Festival, Morehead City, NC, www.NCSeafoodFestival.org
October 1-2, 2016, Cotton Pickin’ Fair, Gay, GA, www.CPFair.org
October 1-8, 2016, Red River Revel Arts Festival, Shreveport, LA, www.RedRiverRevel.com
Saturdays and Sundays–October 1-30, 2016, Rock City’s Rocktoberfest, Lookout Mountain, GA, www.SeeRockCity.com/events/entry/rocktoberfest
October 2-9, 2016, 20th Annual Cruisin’ The Coast, Throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast, MS, www.CruisinTheCoast.com
October 6-16, 2016, Georgia National Fair, Perry, GA, www.GeorgiaNationalFair.com
October 13-16, 2016, Fall for Greenville, Greenville, SC, www.FallForGreenville.net
October 13-16, 2016, 45th Annual National Shrimp Festival, Gulf Shores, AL, www.MyShrimpFest.com
October 14-16, 2016, Autumn Leaves Festival, Mount Airy, NC, www.AutumnLeavesFestival.com
October 14-15, 2016, 69th Annual Indiantown Rodeo, Indiantown, FL, www.IndianTownRodeo.com
October 15, 2016, New River Gorge Bridge Day, Fayetteville, WV, www.OfficialBridgeDay.com
October 15-16, 2016, 27th Annual Georgetown Wooden Boat Show, Georgetown, SC, www.WoodenBoatShow.com
October 21-22, 28-29, 2016, Wild N’ Wicked Nights, Weeki Wachee, FL, www.WeekiWachee.com
October 22, 2016, Barbeque Festival, Lexington, NC, www.BarbecueFestival.com
October 22, 2016, Deep Roots Festival, Milledgeville, GA, www.DeepRootsFestival.com
October 23-24, 2016, Owl-O-Ween, Kennesaw, GA, www.Owl-O-Ween.com
October 27-30, 2016, 43rd Annual French Food Festival, Larose, LA, www.FrenchFoodFest.com
October 27-November 13, 2016, State Fair of Louisiana, www.StateFairOfLouisiana.com
October 28-30, 2016, Marine Corps Marathon, Arlington, VA, www.MarineMarathon.com
October 28-November 5, 2016, West Virginia University Mountaineer Week, www.MountaineerWeek.wvu.edu
November 1- 7, 2016, Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis, TN, www.IndieMemphis.com
November 3-13, 2016, The Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival, Throughout the Gulf Coast, www.FBISF.com
November 4-6, 2016, 27th Annual Stuart Air Show, Stuart, FL, www.StuartAirShow.com
November 5-6, 2016, 38th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival, Ocean Springs, MS, www.PeterAndersonFestival.com
November 5-6, 2016, Steampunk and Makers Fair, LaFayette, LA, www.SteampunkAndMakersFair.com
November 6-18, 2016, Fall Outdoor Cascading Chrysanthemums of Bellingrath, Theodore, AL, www.Bellingrath.org
November 9, 2016, Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff, Gatlinburg, TN, www.Gatlinburg.com
November 10-13, 2016, Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals, Myrtle Beach, SC, www.DickensChristmasShow.com
November 11- January 1, Christmas at Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, TN, www.ChristmasAtGaylordOpryland.com
November 17-19, 2016, Mistletoe and Moss Holiday Market, www.VisitLakeCharles.org
November 17-December 24, 2016, Christmas at the Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY, www.ChristmasAtTheGaltHouse.com
November 18-December 31, 2016, Lights of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, AR, www.TheLightsOfTheOzarks.com
November 18-20, 2016, Celebration of Seagrove Potters, Seagrove, NC, www.DiscoverSeaGrove.com
November 18-20, 2016, Fine Craft Show, Knoxville, TN, www.FoothillsCraftGuild.org
November 18-December 31, 2016, Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights, Lookout Mountain, GA, www.SeeRockCity.com/lights
November 19, 2016, 21st Annual American Indian Heritage Celebration, Raleigh, NC, www.NCMuseumOfHistory.org
November 19-January 6, 90th Annual Christmas Festival of Lights, Natchitoches, LA, www.Natchitoches.com
November 19-December 31, 2016, Holidays in the City, Norfolk, VA, www.HolidaysInTheCity.net
November 25-26, 2016, Holiday Flotilla at Wrightsville Beach, Wrightsville Beach, NC, www.NCHolidayFlotilla.org
November 25-26, December 2-3, 9, 16-18, 2016, Winterfest Trolley Tours, Pensacola, FL, www.PensacolaWinterfest.org
December 1-31, 2016, A Colonial Christmas, Williamsburg, VA, www.HistoryisFun.org/jamestown-settlement/a-colonial-christmas
December 1-23, 2016, Christmas Underground, Chattanooga, TN, www.RubyFalls.com/Christmas
December 1, 2016, Home Town Holidays Parade, Forsyth, GA, www.Forsyth-MonroeChamber.com
December 1-31, 2016, Southwest Christmas Lighting Festival, Lake Charles, LA, www.VisitLakeCharles.org/CajunChristmas
December 1-30, 2016, Speedway Christmas, Concord, NC, www.CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com
December 2, 2016, Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Magic Kickoff, Gatlinburg, TN, www.Gatlinburg.com/events/details.aspx?id=17
December 2, 2016, Wassail Fest, Columbus, MS, www.ColumbusMainStreet.com
December 2-3, 2016, Holiday Arts Tour, Ruston, LA, www.nclarts.org/holidayartstour
December 3 & 10, 2016, Annual Christmas and Candlelight, Washington State Park, AR, www.HistoricWashingtonStatePark.com
December 3-4, 2016, Marietta Pilgrimage, Marietta, GA, www.MariettaPilgrimage.com
December 3-4, 2016, Old Wilmington by Candlelight Tour, Wilmington, NC, www.LCFHS.org
December 8-11, 2016, Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival, Palm Beach, FL, www.PBFoodWineFest.com
December 8-9, 2016, Victorian Christmas Festival, Thomasville, GA, www.ThomasvilleGA.com
December 9-10, 2016, Feast of Seven Fishes Festival, Fairmont, WV, www.MainStreetFairmont.org/feast-of-the-seven-fishes.html
December 9-10, 2016, It’s a Dickens Christmas Y’all Festival, Tuscumbia, AL
December 9-10 & 16-17, 2016, Winter Waterland, Weeki Wachee, FL, www.WeekiWachee.com
December 11, 2016, 21st Annual Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade, Mount Pleasant, SC, www.ComeOnOverMP.com
December 28-31, 2016, Andrew Johnson Bank Ladies’ Classic Basketball Tournament, Greenville, TN, www.LadiesClassic.GreenevilleSun.com/home
December 31, 2016, Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show and Ball Drop, Gatlinburg, TN, www.Gatlinburg.com/events
December 31, 2016, Pensacola Pelican Drop, Pensacola, FL, www.PensacolaPelicanDrop.com
Southeast Tourism Society, www.SoutheastTourism.org, 770-542-1523. Events can also be found on Escape to the Southeast.