Jam with us on May 21st from 6 – 10pm at the 2016 Geranium Jam JailHouse Beach Party Outdoor Concert! This year’s band lineup will be …
A1A Let’s Get Tropical (a Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band)
McDonough Rhythm Section
This outdoor concert is held following the annual Geranium Festival in McDonough, GA, and is an event not to be missed! You are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, coolers etc. Food vendors will be on-site for your convenience, or you’re welcome to grab a bite from the Geranium Festival merchants or downtown restaurants before coming to the concert.
The concert will be held at 55 Harkins Street, in historic downtown McDonough.
$20 Early Bird special – general admission
$30 Day of Event – general admission
$130 – VIP Table of 8 (includes general admission for 8) **First come first serve!
The 2016 Geranium Jam JailHouse Beach Party will serve as a fundraiser for several special causes.
• McDonough Main Street Program: The McDonough Main Street Program would like to bring some life to downtown McDonough by adding a wall mural, decorative banners and other artistic elements.
• New Year’s Eve Geranium Drop: This year will mark the 6th anniversary of the Geranium Drop held in downtown. McDonough Hospitality & Tourism would like to make the event bigger and more exciting than the previous years to give visitors a great experience in the City of McDonough.
You’ll smell the smoky goodness of barbecue long before pulling into OB’s parking lot—and your mouth will be watering before you walk through the restaurant’s doors. Voted as the #1 best barbecue restaurant in the southeast, OB’s BBQ certainly lives up to that title.
Owned by the Duncan family for more than 20 years, they have continued with the original family recipes that have kept customers coming back for more. Smoking all the meats overnight for at least 13 hours in the smoker in the back of the restaurant, Mr. Willie Glenn has been feeding the people of McDonough since 1997. His smoky, tender, fall-apart barbecued pulled pork, brisket, and the memphis-style, or baby-back ribs where the meat falls off the bone is well-worth a visit no matter where you live in the state of Georgia.
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From the vibrant 50s diner decor—complete with checkered floors and bright red walls—to hearing Johnny Cash and Buddy Holly on the old jukebox, customers of KirbyG’s on the square will feel as though they’ve been transported to another era while eating what are arguably the best burgers in Georgia.
Homemade Chips and Pimento Cheese
Their burgers have been ranked among the top 50 best burgers at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas since 2013, which is when the “Old Blue Eyes Black and Blue Burger” was named the 27th best burger in the world. And it’s easy to see why, with the burger’s hand-formed patty, spicy mayo, smoky bacon, and creamy texture from the melted monterey jack and blue cheeses.
KirbyG’s takes their competitions and their food seriously. The managers and “pit crew” have been trained in Nashville on how to be burger judges in order to help them create the perfect, award winning burgers. The diner even offers weekly “Taste Test Tuesdays” for outside-the-box burger flavor combinations, including a burger that uses two Krispy Kreme doughnuts for hamburger buns.
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The 39th Annual Geranium Festival will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2016.
Enjoy live music, festival food, lots of shopping and entertainment for the whole family in downtown McDonough, GA!
We are thrilled to host the 2016 Atlanta Burger Wars in McDonough, GA on Saturday, April 30th! This charity event is an automatic qualifier to the ultimate food fight. Come taste the awesome burgers and vote for your People’s Choice winner! Join us for the family-friendly event at Heritage Park from 11am – 4:30pm.
For more information or to register as a participant, click here.