Williamson Bros. chef Juan Mendez checks on the barbecue at a Smyrna Fall Jonquil Festival on the Smyrna Village Green in this file photo.
Photo: David Tulis/AJC special
Photo: David Tulis/AJC special

Bracelets to barbecue: Smyrna’s Fall Jonquil Festival is almost here

‘Tis the season.

Smyrna’s Fall Jonquil Festival is coming to town Oct. 27 and 28. For the 21st year, scores of crafters and vendors will pack The Village Green downtown.

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The famous bulbs will of course be for sale.


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There will be 175 booths with an array of activities: pushing art, peddling jewelry and promoting their local nonprofit.

And then there’s the fair fare: pizza, cotton candy, candy apples, corn dogs, ice cream, snow cones and barbecue.

If you’ve got a small human, the children’s Halloween costume parade is Saturday at 9 am. There are prizes for best costume in three age groups. The kiddos can also enjoy a play area with inflatable activities and sand art.


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The fun runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

If you need some help with directions, put this into your GPS: 200 Village Green Circle in Smyrna, Ga. 30080 


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