Eighth Annual 2014 Rice festival, Riceboro Georgia

Special reminder, La Quinta Inn and Suites have set a special rate for event attendees under the company name of “Riceboro
Rice Festival”
. Any guest outside the artists can call and book reservations and mention the company name to receive the special rate. Call now! Lisette Vila, General Manager, La Quinta Inn & Suites Hinesville Georgia, 
Office: (912) 369-3000 x 406 or Mobile: (912) 271-7031

Star Attraction 2014 Cuba Gooding & “ The Main Ingredient ”
Come and enjoy our celebration!

City of Riceboro Georgia, The “City of Pride” Proudly Presents, Riceboro Rice festival 2014
Celebrating ” The Geechee Culture “
Saturday November 8, 2014 9:00 AM

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The Riceboro Rice festival Annual Parade.

The parade route begins at the Riceboro Youth Center on Hwy 17, proceeds north on the Coastal Highway, The parade ends at the rear of Riceboro City Hall on Jones Street. Note: Parking is not allowed on any street along the parade route. This year’s theme is “Happy”. Many spectators are expected to attend. The parade has planned to include marching bands, drill teams, antique automobiles, motorcycle-riding clowns and more. The parade is organized by the Ricefest Committee; community volunteers. The parade directors are Joe Harris and David Miller.

The Riceboro Rice festival Annual Celebration

The Riceboro Ricefest is an annual celebration held the second weekend of November honoring rice farming, which was a major economic activity in the coastal region of Liberty County in the City of Riceboro, Georgia. The first Ricefest was held in downtown Riceboro in 2007. The festival also commemorates the legacy of the people who lived in the coastal areas of the United States. These people were called Gullah Geechee and have influenced the coastal areas of North Carolina to northern Florida with their culture, through music, language and food. The festival includes, the Ricefest Parade, Rice Cook-Off, Friday Night “Homecoming” Concert, Talent & Step Show and Miss Ricefest Pageant. The festival also features food made with rice which is strong in Gullah Geechee. There are many historical exhibits and demonstrations, local entertainment, and Hourly Prize Giveaways, planned as part of the celebration.

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