Mule Day is celebrated on the first Saturday in November in Calvary, Georgia. The popular event attracts about 20,000 visitors. The main highlight of this fun, family-friendly festival is a parade of mules, horses, and antique tractors, celebrating the region's agriculture. Mule Day also features live music, a petting zoo, a museum, a kids' zone, and a full Mule Show.
The festival presents a flea market, over 450 arts and crafts vendors as well as 75 food vendors. Visitors can witness fun activities, such as sugar cane making and corn grinding, syrup cooking, gazing, and gawking. The annual one-day event is sponsored by the Calvary Lions Club and benefits various programs and local charities.
With plenty of entertainment on multiple stages, Mule Day is a great occasion to learn about farming in Georgia and create happy memories with your family. The festival, which has been held since 1973, is a cherished local tradition celebrating the contribution of the working animals into the region's economy.