Ring in spring by getting in the swing of things. Forget the cleaning and let’s get back to fun! Henry County welcomes the Easter bunny and the bees making honey with a variety of activities and events ranging from Easter Egg Hunts to Hiking Challenges. Whatever your forte, there’s surely an activity to brighten your day.
Easter Egg Hunts: Bring your little ones out to put their eggspertise to the test because the hunt is on. Join Locust Grove on March 19, Hampton Main Street on March 26, and Panola Mountain State Park March 26 for their annual Easter Egg Hunts. After all of the sugar and honey, don’t forget your picture with Easter bunny available at Tanger Outlet Center in Locust Grove through March 26. This memorable occasion will make for great family photo-opts.
Yellow Pollen Street Festival: Spring is the time for rebirth and growth. Come and witness the city of Hampton come alive in its 8th annual Yellow Pollen Street Festival on March 19. Don’t let this day of play slip away, bring everyone for arts, crafts, food, and fun.
Car Shows: If all of this eggcitement doesn’t get your adrenaline rushing, come out to Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Summit Racing Equipment Atlanta Motorama April 16-17. Motorama has become “Georgia’s Motoring Festival” and the largest automotive event of its kind in the Southeast. After only two years it has already made a name for itself in both magnitude and variety.
Locust Grove Day: Hip Hip Hooray… the city of Locust Grove is here to save the day. Bring the entire family out to experience Locust Grove through food, crafts, and fun throughout the Municipal Hall Grounds April 16.
Spring Treats and Eats: Speaking of growth, the spring season brings lots of great foods to eat. Stay fresh with Southern Belle Farm during strawberry season or join Tanger Outlet for an epic Spring Food Truck Experience. Whatever you do, remember to get out and get a Taste of Henry April 15.
To stay in shape after all of the spring treats and eats, you might want to go out for a run. But you don’t have to sacrifice enjoying the spring fever.
Run Wild: Join Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary for its 5th annual Zebra Dash 5k through the various trails & animal habitats. Take part in a race like no other April 2.
Triple Hike Challenge – Monadock Madness: Ditch the bike and go for a hike. Climb Stone, Arabia, and Panola Mountain all in one unforgettable day. Stay around for exclusive information about the various ecosystems along the way March 31.
The Hampton Jailhouse 5K Classic: Will Run for Beer… and Breast Cancer Research! Join the warden and his inmates on May 14, at 6:00 pm for a 5K race and a tour of Jailhouse Brewing Company. All proceeds go to benefit Breast Cancer Research. The race ends at Jailhouse Brewing in downtown Hampton where you can enjoy 36 oz of refreshing cold Jailhouse beer (with armband registration)!
Peach Stand Road Race: Just keep going! Come out for Locust Grove’s 10th annual Peach Stand Road Race May 28 and reach for the peach…or the medal. Whatever you decide, just remember to get out, explore, and stay active this spring season.
Get out and Eggpress yourself
Women Unite: Join Dirty Girl Mud Run for the World’s Largest Women’s Only Mud Run on April 23. Run, walk, climb, and laugh your way through hand in muddy hand to accomplish your personal goals. Dirty Girl Mud Run events inspire women to embrace their beauty by getting dirty.
Color Run: The scene of Color Run, also known as the happiest 5k on the planet, is exploding in Henry County at Atlanta Motor Speedway April 2. Come out and experience this unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality.
Enjoy spring, get out and explore the little things. To find more information regarding these and other things to do in Henry County, visit our website.