April

Azalea Festival at Callaway Gardens -  Toward the end of this month, the azaleas begin to bloom and the woodlands come to life at Callaway Gardens. Visit Warm Springs during this beautiful time of the year. 

 
  
April 12 - 72nd Commemoration Ceremony for FDR - 1:00 pm

Warm Springs is home to FDR's Little White House.
72nd Commemoration Ceremony for FDR - A Memorial tribute to honor our nation's 32nd President, Friend and Neighbor - Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Pay tribute to FDR on the anniversary of his death, April 12, 1945.  This event includes the  U.S. Marine Color Guard, and a guest speaker.  Please note:  We cannot accommodate school groups during this event.  Little White House.  706-655-5870.

It was in the Little White House in Warm Springs where President Franklin Roosevelt died on April 12, 1945.  He was in his fourth term as President, overseeing the final days of the Great Depression and World War II.  For more than a half century, this historic site has been a national treasure.  Visitors from around the world come here to see where he lived and died.

 

 April 14 and 15 - Saturday and Sunday

Join us for our 20th Annual Warm Springs Spring Fling/Roosevelt Days Festival - Held the second week-end in April each year from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.  A day of fun for everyone!  Arts, Crafts, Food Vendors, Entertainment throughout the day, kids' activities, fruit and vegetable stand, hands-on crafts booth, and MORE!  Admission to Festival is FREE - some activities will have a charge.  For additional information contact the Visitor Information Center at 706-655-3322.


 April 12-15 - Thursday thru Sunday

Second annual Open Plein Air Event.  Paint on location for three days at various locations around Meriwether County.  On Sunday enter your work for the "wet paint" artist sale.  Headquartered at Artisans on the Square in Greenville, GA.  For additional information and an application, contact Linda Wilburn at 404-386-1328.