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Notice

The monthly meeting of the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors is held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:30 a.m., unless otherwise specified, at the Richmond Hill City Center, 10750 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill. For more information, contact the CVB at (912) 756-2676. The meeting agenda is available the week prior at the CVB office: 10750 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill, GA 31324.
February's meeting has been moved to Wednesday, February 27th.

Upcoming Events
  • Fri, Mar 22, 2019

    Seldom Sober Celtic Music

    Fia Rua Irish Pub
    10134 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

    Come enjoy the Celtic and Irish sounds of Seldom Sober starting at 7PM! A great way to enjoy dinner and music together!
    Time: 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

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  • Sat, Mar 23, 2019

    Brady & The Bazookas

    Fia Rua Irish Pub
    10134 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

    Brady and the Bazookas will be rocking you with some great tunes that'll have you up and dancin'! Come on out starting at 7:00PM!
    Time: 7:00 PM 10:00 PM

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  • Tues, March 26, 2019

    Team Trivia Feat. Scofflaw Brewing

    Fia Rua Irish Pub
    10134 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

    Trivia Tuesdays are BETTER than anywhere else! We now feature a brewer or distiller each week to share in the fun! This week it's Scofflaw Brewing Company! They will give away free brews, swag and at the end Fia doles out $150 to the top three teams! Bring your nerdy friends, bros, hoes, or whoever knows stuff! Free beers and swag every round can be won as well so what's not to like? A maximum of 28 teams can compete and seating is first come first serve (no reservations!) Starts tonight at 7:30 sharp so get there early!
    Time: 7:30 PM 9:30 PM

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  • Sat, April 13, 2019

    Archery Tournament

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Test your skills with a bow and win awesome prizes. If you have attended two archery sessions with the park, entry to the tournament is free. Prior intermediate archery session is recommended. Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: If you have not been to two previous sessions entry will be $30. $0-$30 plus $5 parking. Time: 11 AM to 2 PM

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  • Sat, April 20, 2019

    Easter Egg Hunt

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    The Easter Bunny will be making a stop at Fort McAllister, leaving plenty of eggs scattered around the park! Help us clean up with our annual Easter Egg hunt! There will be lots of eggs, and hunts for all age groups. With candy, prizes and rewards, this is sure to be an Easter egg hunt to remember! Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $1 plus $5 parking. Time: 2 PM to 3 PM

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  • Mon, April 22, 2019

    Earth Day Tree Planting

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Celebrate earth day by planting trees, and learn about maritime forest biodiversity, and the cultural significance of live oak trees. Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $5 parking. Time: 2 PM to 3 PM

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  • Sun, May 5, 2019

    Lady's Afternoon Tea

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Join us for an afternoon tea social and discussion on the historical roles of women. Topic TBA. Please purchase tickets in advance, space is limited. Call for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $20. Time: 3 PM to 5 PM

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  • Wed, May 15, 2019

    Riverbank Cleanup

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Make a difference in the environment! Join us as we remove trash and debris along the Ogeechee River at low tide. You can choose to work along the tree line, which is dry and requires sturdy shoes, or the water line which requires shoes that can get wet and muddy. We always recover several bags of debris which threatens the health of our coastline! Call for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Time: 12 PM to 3 PM

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  • Sat, May 25, 2019

    Memorial Day Commemoration

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day, and help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who served our country throughout the years! Cannon & musket firings every hour! Civil war era demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the day. There will be lots of family fun to be had by all! Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $5 - $9. Time: 9 AM to 4 PM

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  • Sat, June 1, 2019

    National Trails Day Hike

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Help us make one of our biggest goals become a reality! In the morning, our rangers will guide visitors on a special hike to learn more about our special ecosystems and their importance! After our morning hike, we'll need volunteers to help us work on the trails! Do your part in helping to preserve our beloved hiking trails! Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $5 parking. Time: 10 AM to 4 PM

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  • Mon, June 10, 2019

    Junior Ranger Camp #1

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Our first week of camp will begin June 10th -14th, 2019, and is for Junior Rangers ages 6-9. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, archery, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! Please register early to secure your spot. Call to make reservations: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $100. Time: 9 AM to 2 PM

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  • Fri, June 14, 2019

    Father's Day Weekend Camp-Out and Campfire

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Here's a big "thank you" for all the hard work you do as a father. Fathers who bring out their children for tent camping the 14th - 16th, will get a 25% discount on camping fees. Includes a campfire Friday night at 8:00 pm at the campground assembly shelter. The perfect time to bring the kids camping for some quality time with Dad. Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $5 parking. Time: 10 AM to 4 PM

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  • Sat, July 6, 2019

    Independence Day Celebration

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Join us as we celebrate our country’s birthday and our right to be free. Watch Civil War drilling, rifle and cannon firings! Also join in old-timey games. Fresh watermelon will be available too! You can even join in a Civil War-era baseball game! Call for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Time: 10 AM to 4 PM

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  • Mon, July 15, 2019

    Junior Ranger Camp #2

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is july 15th-20th, and is meant for our older junior rangers, ages 10-12. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, archery, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! Call for reservations: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $100. Time: 9 AM to 2 PM

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  • Mon, September 2, 2019

    Labor Day Celebration

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for a relaxing and entertaining day for the whole family. Civil war Soldiers will be firing rifles and cannons throughout the day. Call for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: Regular fort admission applies. $9. Time: 10 AM to 4 PM

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  • Sat, September 28, 2019

    Your State Parks Day

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Our biggest volunteer day of the year! Stop by and lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be cleaning and clearing branches, debris and more as we work hard to make our park beautiful and pristine! All of our hard working volunteers will be treated to lunch, as a personal thank you from Georgia State Parks! Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Time: 9 AM to 4 PM

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  • Sat, October 12, 2019

    Candle Lantern Tour

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    Join us for our annual candlelight guided tours! Come see soldiers go about their evening duties and experience what life was like for those living on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. You'll get to stop by our lovely barracks house for some sweet treats after being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! 912-727-2339.
    Time: 7 PM to 10 PM

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  • Fri-Sun, October 18-20, 2019

    The Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

    J. F. Gregory Park
    521 Cedar St., Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    People from all over the southeast come to sample southern hospitality while enjoying some of the best seafood you’ll find anywhere. The festival features continuous entertainment on two stages with local and national entertainment.
    Thrill-seekers will enjoy the carnival midway and shoppers will enjoy perusing the hand-made arts and crafts and business booths. Foodies will delight in the wide variety of delicious food including some of the most tasty seafood found anywhere in Coastal Georgia.
    Time: Friday 5 PM to 11 PM | Saturday 10 AM to 11 PM | Sunday 11 AM to 5PM

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  • Sat, December 14, 2019

    155th Annual Winter Muster

    Fort McAllister State Historic Park
    3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

    This annual tactical demonstration commemorates the siege of the fort, the last battle of General Sherman’s March to the Sea. Cannon and musket firings, skirmishes, and drills will take place throughout the day. Visitors should arrive no later than 4 pm to view the Final Assault at 5 pm. NOTE: TICKET SALES WILL END AT 4:30 PM. Call the park for more info: 912-727-2339.
    Cost: $9. Time: 10 AM to 5 PM

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Annual Events
Month Event Location
March Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
March-April (Date Varies) Easter Eggstravaganza J.F. Gregory Park
April Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Children's Fishing Derby J.F. Gregory Park
May Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Memorial Day Ceremony J.F. Gregory Park
Memorial Day Commemoration Fort McAllister State Historic Park
Sunset Thursdays Fort McAllister Marina
June Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Sunset Thursdays Fort McAllister Marina
Exchange Club Kids Fishing Derby Richmond Hill FIsh Hatchery on GA Hwy 144
July Richmond Hill Independence Celebration J.F. Gregory Park (always Saturday before July 4th)
4th of July Celebration Fort McAllister State Historic Park
Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Sunset Thursdays Fort McAllister Marina
August Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Sunset Thursdays Fort McAllister Marina
Bryan County Bass Masters Kids Fishing Tournament J.F. Gregory Park
September Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Sunset Thursdays Fort McAllister Marina
Labor Day Celebration Fort McAllister State Historic Park
October Cars & Coffee (First Saturday) Richmond Hill History Museum
Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival J.F. Gregory Park
Candle Lantern Tour Fort McAllister State Historic Park
Richmond Hill Garden Club Pumpkin Patch J.F. Gregory Park
December Richmond Hill Chili Cook-off J.F. Gregory Park
Holiday Artist Collective Photopoint Gallery
Richmond Hill Christmas Parade J.F. Gregory Park
Sledge of Fort McAllister Reenactment Fort McAllister State Historic Park