Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Thursday, Dec 3, 2020
1:00 pm
Georgia History Festival Virtual Conversations: Grace Elizabeth Hale
This conversation will examine how the Cold War shaped American culture for over 40 years, the enormous impact it had on American society, and how it changed when the Cold War ended.

Monday, Dec 21, 2020 - Friday, Jan 1, 2021
Georgia Historical Society Closed
The Georgia Historical Society will be closed from December 21, 2020 through January 1, 2020. GHS will reopen on Monday, January 4, 2020.

Friday, Jan 8, 2021
Winter Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Saturday, Feb 6, 2021 - Sunday, Feb 7, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2021 Colonial Faire and Muster
Audiences of all ages enjoy this popular, family-friendly, annual living history program at Wormsloe State Historic Site. The event features costumed interpreters and vendors offering students and adults a taste of the excitement and adversity of life for the first settlers of colonial Georgia.

Sunday, Feb 7, 2021
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Super Museum Sunday
Georgians and visitors alike experience our state’s rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and throughout Georgia open their doors to the public, providing an exceptional opportunity to experience the history in our own backyard.

Friday, Feb 12, 2021
10:45 am
Georgia Day Parade
Thousands of costumed school children march behind student-made banners in commemoration of Georgia’s founding in 1733. This colorful parade of students, local dignitaries, costumed characters, musicians, and a military color guard begins at Forsyth Park and ends with a program in front of City Hall, where the mayor and other officials bring greetings and awards are presented for the annual Banner Competition.

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Spring Board Meeting & Reception
This is a private event.

Saturday, Jun 5, 2021
2021 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala
Join the Office of the Governor and the Georgia Historical Society as we induct the 2021 Georgia Trustees at the Trustees Gala on June 5, 2021 in Savannah. The Trustees Gala is the Georgia Historical Society’s premiere annual event and the culmination of the Georgia History Festival. Each year, this elegant and much-anticipated evening draws top local, state, and national leaders to honor and pay tribute to the best the State of Georgia has produced.

Monday, Jun 28, 2021
Executive Committee Meeting
This is a private event.

Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
2022 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 18, 2023
2023 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala


Saturday, Feb 17, 2024
2024 Georgia History Festival Trustees Gala