Milledgeville DeepRoots Festival 2016

The Deep Roots Festival, fka The Sweetwater festival (yeah some stupid beer company sued them to stop using that name even though "Oconee" means sweet water), will be this Saturday, October 22 2016

The Deep Roots Festival is a cultural arts and music Festival that is located in historic downtown Milledgeville and composed of regional and national talents, artists and vendors.  It beckons travelers from all over with an antique car show, live entertainment ranging from blue grass to rock and roll, artist market, and a KidZone.

The Festival will also hold a GBA  sanctioned BBQ cook-off contest featuring the ever popular people's choice award that will draw BBQ connoisseurs from around the southeast. Starts at 10:30 sharp, first come, first serve.

The Festival has been named one the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Events, winner of  events in October.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. until Midnight.  Ticket prices are $6 until Tuesday and $8 at the gate. $6 at the gate if you have 4 or more. You don't want to miss this fabulous event.  It grows and gets better every year. The current forecast for this Saturday is Sunny with a high of 72 which is the perfect weather for an outdoor festival.

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Comment balloon 7 commentsTammy Lankford, • October 16 2016 02:42PM


Sounds like a fun time.

Posted by Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life (Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance) over 4 years ago

What a bargain for having a fantastic and fun time, show us more pictures once the event is completed, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) over 4 years ago

That is a reasonably low fee to enjoy good music, artist's wares plus good food. BBQ is some of my favorite food.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties, The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730 (Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070) over 4 years ago

Looks like a fun way to spend a day Tammy Lankford, !

Posted by Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless! (Lisa Von Domek Team) over 4 years ago

Are we going? (We means us ATL people and my lake peeps)

Posted by Thom Abbott, Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale ( |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living) over 4 years ago

A BBQ cook-off?  Sounds like MY kind of festival, Tammy Lankford, ... plus some of that dumb ol' beer, of course ...  


Posted by Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience (NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656) over 4 years ago

Hello Tammy

This sound like a great get together and I love a BBQ cook-off, and a contest even better!

Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz over 4 years ago