Tattnall County and its five historic cities are vibrant and active communities with many pre-planned sports events, festivals, concerts and other spectator events.
From realistic Civil War battles in Manassas to the Martin Luther King Jr. parade to the Collins fall festival there is something for everyone in Tattnall County.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade is the second Saturday in January in Glennville
Tattnall Productions is the third weekend in January at the Glennville City Auditorium on the campus of the Southeastern Technical College. The professional event showcases talent from all over Tattnall County and the surrounding areas. For information call Nancy Wilson at 912-237-0707 or 912-557-6736 or Marvelle Thompson at 654-3178.
The sounds of battle echo through the woods in the Battle at Manassas the third weekend in March. This Civil War reenactment in staged annually in Manassas located between Reidsville and Claxton on U.S. Highway 280. Contact Tommy Wallace at 912-557-6649 for questions.
The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is the Saturday before Easter Sunday at the Reidsville Middle School football field including food and refreshments. For more information, contact Lenton Brown at 912-557-1817.
The Glennville Sweet Onion Festival features arts, crafts, entertainment, and a wide range of foods celebrating the harvest of the Vidalia Sweet Onion. This festival is on the second Saturday in May at the State Farmers Market in Glennville. For information, contact Wayne Dasher at 912-654-3332 or Pam Waters at 912-654-2515.
The July 4th Celebration at is sponsored by the Cobbtown, Collins, Glennville, Reidsville and Prison Fire Departments.
Farm/City Week is a national observance to promote awareness of the relationship between the farming industry and cities. This event begins on the Friday before Thanksgiving and concludes the day before Thanksgiving Day. Different celebration themes are planned each year. For more information, contact Brenda McCumber at the Farm Bureau of Tattnall County at 912-557-4789.
Reidsville hosts a beautiful memorial celebration the second Saturday in December at the Reidsville City Cemetery. More than 2,000 candles lit for each grave site and others honored. There is a reading of all names requested. To make a request for your loved one's name to be read, call Bradley Anderson at Bradley Anderson Funeral Home at 912-557-6783 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. The honorees do not necessarily have to be buried at the Reidsville Cemetery.
The primary events in Tattnall County for Christmas are:
Glennville: First Friday in November Christmas Open House from 5 until 8 pm in retail shops in town. For information call Pam Waters at 912-654-2515.
Reidsville: Christmas Festival and Parade with Entertainers and Food and Arts and Crafts Vendors on the grounds of the Tattnall County Courthouse. For information call Eddie Anderson at 912-237-0896 or Phyllis Anderson at 237-2403.
Christmas Cobbtown Style is the first Saturday in December. For information call Cobbtown City Hall at 912-684-3448.