Press release for 2023 Fire Ant Festival
Please join us for our 27th Annual Fire Ant Festival on March 24-25, 2023!
This year’s theme is Top Ant: I feel the need… the need for heat! Come join Mave-ANT and Goose as we celebrate this cult classic!
Held the fourth weekend of March, small-town Ashburn, Georgia welcomes visitors to the Fire Ant Festival, but not the ants themselves. Known for its wacky and off-the-wall activities, the festival offers family-oriented fun for all ages. Come fill up on your favorite fried treats, buy from a local artisan, or just enjoy the many different events!
- Much-loved Fire Ant BINGO on February 23, 2023, with over 100 prizes!
- HIGHLY competitive county-wide South Georgia Banking Company Find the Fire Ant contest with the highest prize ever – $2800! Clues start March 1, 2022!
- Pet Parade in the Park
- Fire Ant Calling Contest
- Fire Ant 5K and One-Mile Fun Run sponsored by Parker Chevrolet.
- Pizza, Burger, & BBQ cooking contest
- Live entertainment
- The best fireworks in South Georgia
- Arts/crafts & Food vendors
- so much more!!
As featured in:
Tifton Grapevine Newsletter
Small Town Podcast
An interview with Mayor Sandy Lumpkin and Chamber of Commerce Director Ashley Miller.