It’s National Travel and Tourism Week is an annual tradition for the U.S. travel community.

It’s a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy, businesses, communities and personal well-being.  And we in McDonough, GA treasure this impact on our local community and economy!  So this week, May 1-7, 2022, we celebrate tourism in McDonough, GA!

Stop in our Welcome Center, located at 5 Griffin Street, McDonough, GA 30253, in historic downtown McDonough.  Grab a visitors guide and local information on places to EAT, SHOP, PLAY & STAY in our beautiful City!

Geranium Festival, McDonough Ga

The Geranium Festival is back!

This year is our 44th annual Geranium Festival!  This event is well-known and draws visitors from all across the southeast, to stroll the streets and sidewalks of downtown McDonough, GA to shop the many booths filled with arts & crafts, handmade goods, delicious festival foods, games and more!  This festival is fun for the entire family!

The festival will be held Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9am – 5pm in downtown McDonough.

For parking and festival maps, click here.

Geranium Festival, McDonough Ga
strawberry patch, southern belle farm

3 Things To Do This Spring Break

With warmer weather and kiddos having a break from school, might we suggest some fun, outdoor experiences for the whole family in and around McDonough, GA!

  1. Strawberry picking at Southern Belle Farm.  Be sure to check the farm’s spring hours and availability at
  2. Take in some history at the Heritage Park Veterans Museum and Wall of Honor, located at 101 Lake Dow Rd, McDonough, Ga.  Enjoy a picnic under the pavilion and let the kids run and play on the playground too!
  3. Stroll through downtown McDonough and enjoy all the beautiful works of art!  Check out the Art Walk Guide for ideas, or stop in the Welcome Center on the square and ask for a copy of the guide.  Be sure to take photos and tag us on Instagram @mcdonoughga!  We’d love to see your photos!

Spring in McDonough!

park swing

We love Spring in McDonough, GA!  It’s a wonderful time to explore the outdoors — take a walk, watch nature and enjoy new flowers blooming, play at the parks and more!  We invite you to Visit McDonough, GA this Spring season!

McDonough’s holiday season!

McDonough, GA is a wonderful place to visit during the holiday season!  From the beautifully decorated downtown Square with Christmas lights galore, to the cheerful merchants to shop with, to special events like visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Be sure to check on the Main Street McDonough Program’s Facebook page for Santa’s visiting hours.

While in downtown, warm up with a visit inside Queen Been Coffee Company for a freshly-roasted cup of coffee!

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