Callaway Gardens Seasonal Events

Awe-inspiring blossoms. Thrilling, world-class athletes and performers. And, of course, the greatest holiday light-and-sound tradition in the South. From festive outdoor activities to enchanting evenings under the stars, the Signature Events at Callaway Resort & Gardens are designed to whisk you away from the everyday – and make your stay unforgettable.

Special Dining Events


Fantasy In Lights

Treat your family to a fun-filled tradition that’s filled with holiday cheer! It’s Christmas at Callaway, featuring Fantasy In Lights, one of National Geographic’s Top 10 Light Displays in the world.

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New Year's Eve

From family-friendly fun at Fantasy & Fireworks to specialty dining options, ringing in the New Year at Callaway Resort & Gardens is a tradition you can't miss!

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BirdFest

In alignment with Callaway Gardens’ mission of “connecting people and nature in ways that benefit both,” Callaway presents Birdfest. This two-day festival will feature bird walks, nature-based workshops, arts and crafts, live bird shows, kids’ games, guest speakers, and more!

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Easter Weekend

Easter and Spring live in harmony as symbols of renewal, new life, and new hope. We invite you to enjoy the beauty of renewal in our Gardens and celebrate both Easter and Spring this glorious weekend.

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Azalea Season

Each Spring, Callaway Resort & Gardens explodes with one of the world’s largest displays of native and cultivated azaleas – more than 20,000 of them – plus fresh blooms of Dogwoods, Crabapples, Daffodils, Tulips, and more.

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Memorial Day Weekend - Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament Presented by GM Marine Engine Technology

Kickoff Summer with a splash! Celebrate all weekend with beach activities, great food and drink specials, water recreation rentals and so much more!

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Celebrate Spring! – When Callaway Comes Alive

The perfect setting for family getaways, relaxing weekends, morning walks, and evening magic. When Spring arrives, Callaway becomes your playground.

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Summer Family Adventure

Summer Family Adventure is a four- to seven-night Summer vacation that connects your loved ones of all ages and offers countless options for fun in a beautiful natural environment. It’s affectionately called, “Summer camp for the entire family”!

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July 4th Weekend Star Spangled Beach Party

It’s an all-out, all-American celebration! At Callaway Resort & Gardens, the July 4th weekend festivities begin early and last well into the night with a fireworks finales to remember. In 2021 we're celebrating all weekend long, so make plans now to getaway to Callaway.

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Summer Season & Robin Lake Beach

During Summer, Robin Lake Beach is the star of the season. Jump in and enjoy a splash, or just put your toes in the sand and relax – there’s simply no wrong way to spend your time at Callaway.

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Labor Day Weekend featuring Fireworks & Hot Air Balloon Glow Nights

Spend your Labor Day Weekend at Callaway Gardens! See hot air balloons glow each night beach side, and end your evening with fireworks! Join us for the perfect farewell to Summer.

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Pumpkins at Callaway - Gardens by Day, Glow By Night

NEW this Fall 2021, Callaway Gardens introduces an all new fall family tradition…“Pumpkins at Callaway- Gardens By Day, Glow By Night” with new seasonally themed experiences, interactive games, dance parties, costume contests, food and much more!

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Blue Morpho Butterfly Month - Back By Popular Demand!

Enjoy our month-long display of nature at its finest! Marvel at the Blue Morpho as hundreds of these tropical butterflies fill the Day Butterfly Center with their iridescent-blue splendor all month long.

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The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens

Each November, magnificent champion thoroughbred horses gather on the Callaway grounds to charge through our stunning woodland setting. Thrilling jumps and deft maneuvers will leave you breathless, while the foxhound parade and Jack Russell Terrier race will put a smile on your face.

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Explore All of Callaway

Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, Sunbathing, Paddle boarding, and More on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Dining

Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow at this annual event

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Pumpkins at Callaway

NEW family-friendly Fall event. Gardens by Day, Glow by Night!

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Fishing

Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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