Miss Georgia USA & Miss Teen Georgia USA Pageants

McDonough is the proud host city to the Miss Georgia USA & Miss Georgia Teen USA Pageants.  This event, held November 17-18, 2017, brings ladies and families from all over the great state of Georgia to compete for the crown and title.  The busy schedule for the contestants will include photo shoots, interviews, preliminary competitions, swimwear and evening gown competitions.

The event schedule is as follows:
(subject to change)

Friday 11/17 
7:00pm  – Miss Georgia USA/ Miss Teen Georgia USA

Saturday   11/18
3:00pm – Miss Georgia Teen USA  Final Competition
7:00pm – Miss Georgia USA Final Competition

The winner of the Miss Georgia USA Pageant will advance to the nationally televised MISS USA Pageant, and the winner of the Miss Georgia Teen USA Pageant will advance to the MISS TEEN USA Pageant. Should Miss Georgia USA go on to win MISS USA, she would then advance to the ultimate contest… the internationally televised MISS UNIVERSE Pageant.

Tickets can be purchased at the door, at the Henry County Performing Arts Center.  For more information, click here.

Beans roasted well.

Queen Bee Coffee Company, McDonough, GA

Beans roasted well.  That’s the slogan for Queen Bee Coffee Company in downtown McDonough, GA.  That seems pretty obvious for a “coffee shop” — but there’s more to that story.  This family owned and operated shop has an intriguing story behind their business. 

Read more of their story here, then stop in and enjoy a freshly roasted cup of joe or iced coffee and a delicious pastry baked fresh at the shop.

Queen Bee Coffee Company’s hours are: 
Tues – Thurs 7am – 5:30pm 
Friday 7am-9pm 
Saturday 9am-9pm 
Closed Sundays & Mondays 
& at 5:30pm on Family First Fridays

Coffee shop pastries, McDonough GA, coffee shop

fall festival 2017

Nothing says fall like the smell of barbecue smoking in the crisp air, shiny classic cars on display and the roar of motorcycle engines … That’s just what you will find at McDonough’s Hogs, Hotrods & Harleys Fall Festival on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in historic downtown McDonough, GA, from 12-5pm!  Join us — there’s something for everyone!

Car & Bike Show: Registration from 11-1pm. Judging begins at 2:30pm. Awards at 3pm. Show entry: $25 for judged cars/bikes or $15 just to show car/bike.  First 50 registered receive a souvenir medallion.  Awards for Best in Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

BBQ Cooking Contest:  Cooks/Cooking Teams must be pre-registered (below).  Cooks must be signed in by 9pm on October 20th.  


BBQ Cooking Contest >>Download Cooking Team rules and info and then Register here!  
Car & Bike Show >> Register here!

Scarecrows are coming!


Scarecrow contest in McDonough, GA

Coming October 1, 2017 to downtown McDonough, GA … SCARECROWS!

Click here to register!  Contact Main Street McDonough Program for more information.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

3 on 3, basketball


Bring your best game to the 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Festival on August 26 & 27, 2017 in McDonough, Georgia.  This “Ballin for Education” tournament is open to the public, and will be held at the South Point Shopping Center.

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