Contact the Fire Ant Festival Committee

Contact the Fire Ant Festival Committee at 229-567-3436.

Come join the fun at the Annual Fire Ant Festival


Held the last full weekend of March, Ashburn welcomes the Fire Ant Festival, not the ants themselves. Known for its wacky and off the wall activities, the festival offers family oriented fun for all ages. Activities include the fire ant calling contest, the giant fire ant maze, carnival, arts and crafts, fireworks, bands, photo contest, art contest, health fair, BBQ cookoff, and much more!  The Carnival for the festival in 2016 will have tickets to purchase for arm bands at the Chamber, Colony Bank, or South Georgia Bank for price to be announced.  Arm Bands will be available to be purchased at the Carnival, the price will be $20.00. 

The dates of the Festival are the evening of March 25th, and all day on March 26th, 2015.  The evening of Friday, March 25th,2016 at 6:30 P.M. will be the Lip Sync Contest, a theme to be announced,  8:00 P.M., will be  a concert, 9:30 P.M. will be the Fireworks at the 21st Annual Fire Ant Festival in Heritage Park, sponsored by the City of Ashburn.  Our theme for the year of 2016 is to be announced!  There is no charge for the concert in the park. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fun in the park! Events will be added as they are booked. 

A full schedule of events for Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th, 2016 will be  listed under Schedule of Events and Entertainment on this site when available.

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