Dublin GA is a land ‘o plenty. No time is that more apparent than when Spring tips her head around the bend. Here’s our 24 top reasons to stop and savor a taste of Spring in Dublin GA this week.
1. Good Sleeps
A good day begins with good sleeps. Drift into dream heaven at Dublin’s newest hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott. Step into a little piece of paradise with all the amenities you need and want for your day to bloom bright.
2. Walk on the Wild Side
Take a walk on the wild side as you track down alligators, coyotes, furbearers, crows, and snipe during daylight hours now through February 28th during small game hunting at Beaverdam WMA and Riverbend WMA.
3. On Easy Street
Slip into something more comfortable with Mint! Dublin’s exclusive dealer of Charleston Shoe Company, Mint now stocks this line of handmade footwear geared for everything from cobblestones-to-cocktails. Shop Mint and you’ll be on the easy street to style!
4. Spoonfuls of Sugar
Wash away care as you tuck into a Sno Biz creation topped with candy, syrup, and endless flavors. Reopening for the season on Thursday, March 1st, Sno Biz scoops up the best sugar rushes daily.
5. Good Ol’Days
Relive the good ol’ days during Diamonds are Forever Senior Prom on Thursday, March 1st beginning at 6 PM. Call 478-275-9888 for tickets. At only $5 per person, all proceeds go to charity.
6. Vine Ripened
Whisk your taste buds away with vine ripened flavor with five courses of gourmet Italian cuisine perfectly paired with wines during Dublin Farm’s Wine Tasting on Friday, March 9th and Saturday, March 10th at 7 PM.
7. New Eyes
Discover #DublinGA with Hey Hey Casey Rae as local Casey Burgamy explores her own backyard with new eyes. A year in the making, Visit Dublin GA handed Casey a basic itinerary of Dublin’s attractions and off she went, giving video love to her tried & true spots, discovering new favorites, and sharing her experiences. We compiled this into a top reasons vlog story which will be live on Atlanta magazine‘s website, along with over 15 different ads promoting the best of #DublinGA. Let us know if you have a favorite…and want to vlog it for us!
8. Spice it Up
Grab your lawn chairs as Downtown Dublin spices things up with live musical performances, food vendors, and rides for the kids during St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship at Market on Madison from 6 PM-12 AM on Friday, March 2nd. The competition heats up as the BBQ Championship continues on Saturday, March 3rd from 9 AM to 3 PM as teams compete for bragging rights and cash prizes.
9. Great Outdoors
Unearth new treasures as Dublin International Market hosts an Outdoor Market on Saturday, March 3rd from 7 AM to 2 PM. Taste victory as you discover fresh finds in this open air event. Booths available.
10. Fresh Cut Grass
Take a whack and with a bit of luck you may just win big during Keep Dublin-Laurens Beautiful’s St. Patrick’s Clean & Green Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 3rd beginning at 9 AM at Riverview Golf Course. $200 per team and no admission fee for spectators.
11. Fur Reals
Even our furever friends get into the Irish spirit during St. Pawtrick’s Pet Costume Contest. Bring your #ExploreGeorgiaPup in costume on Saturday, March 3rd to Bicentennial Plaza located at 314 Academy Avenue in Downtown Dublin at 10 AM. Dogs will be judged on tricks, costumes, & more. $10 entry fee for pets and free for spectators.
12. Simply Charming
Be charmed as the wee ones express their Irish spirit on Saturday, March 3rd during St. Patrick’s Baby Erin Go Bragh Contest at Dublin High School Auditorium at 10 AM. Spectator admission is a wee $5 and children under 3 watch free.
13. Fly Away
Be swept away as the luck of the Irish blows in steady breezes for St. Patrick’s Festival Kite Flying Jamboree at Springdale Baptist Church on Saturday, March 3rd from 1 PM to 4 PM. Take flight with free admission and snacks for donation.
14. Salsa Dancing
Let’s taco about the best Mexican in Dublin! Family owned La Joya will have your taste buds jumping for joy with housemade authentic tacos, fresh salsas, and homemade tortillas.
15. Beauty all Around
Irish beauty shines during St. Patrick’s Miss Emerald City Beauty Pageant on Saturday, March 3rd at 2 PM at Dublin High School Auditorium. Be dazzled with admission at only $5 and children under 3 see for free.
16. Magic in the Air
Be spellbound as Martin Movie House pulls The Greatest Showman out of their hat on Sunday, March 4th at 1 PM, 4 PM, or 7 PM, and Wednesday March 7th at 6 PM and 8:30 PM, and Thursday, March 8th at 9 PM.
17. Joyful Noise
Let your heart sing as Dublin-Laurens Arts Council presents March Musicale on Sunday, March 4th at First Baptist Church at 2 PM. With free admission, you will be swept away as classically trained local musicians and vocalists present Irish favorites & classical music.
18. Play Your Heart Out
Little ones can play their heart out during music classes at G Rhythm Performing Arts Studio every Monday from 5 PM until 5:45 PM. Designed for infants and toddlers up to age 4, let the littles exercise their imaginations and creativity with a little merry music making.
19. Child’s Play
Little Irish personalities will be shinin’ through during Littlest Leprechaun Contest at Theatre Dublin on Tuesday, March 6th at 6 PM. Delight in creative costumes and clever characters of wee lads and lassies with admission at $5 for adults and children 3-12 $3. Enter as a contestant for $15.
20. Luck of the Draw
Show off your luck of the Irish at cards during St. Patrick’s Canasta, Bridge, and Mahjong Tournament on Tuesday, March 6th at Moore Station Village. Play begins at 7 PM with check-in at 6:15 pm. $25 per person.
21. Oh Happy Day
Delight in contemporary praise Saturday, April 21st at 7 PM at Theatre Dublin as World Vision presents Sidewalk Prophets Something Different Tour with special guest Bonray. Take part in an inspirational night of music, worship, and storytelling.
22. Soul Food
Feed your soul by donating goods to the LBA Dublin Ministry Center on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Help stock their shelves with tissue, peanut butter, dried noodles, dried beans, paper towels and clothing (especially men’s) for a sunshine-y feeling in your heart.
23. Make A Splash
Dive into summer with a head start on swimming lessons offered this June & July by Pool Pirates of Dublin. Classes are $90 per 2 week session, last 45 minutes each of the days, and hold up to 8 students per class. Sign your child up now by calling April at 478-697-2422.
24. More Reasons
It’s almost March and that means we have weeks of St. Patrick’s events to get those Irish eyes a’smiling. Check out these 40 ways with six weeks of reasons to put a spring in your step in #DublinGA.