HotelsHospitality and southern style can be found in Milledgeville from quaint Bed & Breakfast Inns to over 600 hotel rooms as well as spacious camp grounds. Whether you would like to meander on a white-columned porch while sipping a glass of ice tea or experience comfortable, inviting accommodations with just the right amount of amenities we have everything you need!
AttractionsBeneath the sun-dripped shade of towering oaks, Milledgeville still beckons travelers with impressive architecture, historic venues, a glistening lake, and an authentic arboretum. Stroll through our perfectly charming downtown, or take a trolley ride! Amongst the grand Antebellum homes lining the streets of Milledgeville there exists a wealth of cultural...
Outdoor ActivitiesMilledgeville has so much more than just historic homes and museums to offer. Rent a boat and tour beautiful Lake Sinclair or enjoy a peaceful afternoon of fishing. If your children are more adventurous, you can take a self-guided tour of Bartram Educational Forest. If the boys just want to be boys, send them off to play a round of golf and the girls can enjoy a...
Restaurants & DiningOur charming Mainstreet city offers dining options ranging from country rustic to southern elegance. Whether it is fried chicken or filet mignon, we can accommodate whatever your palate desires! Check out our selection of Milledgeville Georgia Restaurants.
Trolley TourMilledgeville's Trolley Tour is the best way to take in the town. A drive through the landmark historic district includes rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Lockerly Hall, and the Stetson-Sanford House. The trolley tour is available Monday - Friday at 10:00 AM and on Saturday at 2:00 PM. The cost is $12.00 for adults, $10 for seniors...
Calendar of Events
Milledgeville, Georgia offers a plethora of great events. Whether it's tours of the Old Governor's Mansion or Live Music or our famed Historic Trolley Tours, you will find it here. Consider this your source for all Milledgeville events. 2011 marks the Sesquicentennial or 150th year anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. Milledgeville, which was Georgia's Antebellum Capital, prior to the current capital of Atlanta, played an important role in the Civil War. Check out all of the great events surrounding the anniversary!
Apr 02, 2013 - Oct 29, 2013
Location: 222 E. Hancock St
Local farmers from throughout the region and vendors of locally made crafts bring their goods downtown to sell at the Farmers' Market.
The Farmers' Market kicks off the 2012 season with a new location. The Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers' Market will now be held on the grassy area next to the Golden Pantry. This area will provide a more comfortable environment for the vendors and allows for more convenient parking for customers. Beginning the first week of August through the end of October, the Market will be open every Tuesday from 3:00 to 6:00pm to accomodate back to school hours. It should be easy to spot the market with the vendor tents set up at 222 E. Hancock Street, a block from Historic Downtown Milledgeville. Additional parking is easily available in the lower grassy lot accessed from N. Elbert Street and the lot behind the City Hall Annex.
Come to the market every Tuesday to find great tasting and fresh food grown locally. There will an array of products including local and fresh produce, home baked goods, fruit, crafts, soap and more. Buying local supports local farmers and artisans. The market is the place you want to be on Tuesdays to socialize, buy fresh foods and local crafts. Enjoy an afternoon outside of the supermarket!
If you are interested in participating as a vendor, call the Mainstreet office.
Fall Line Farmers Market
Apr 05, 2013 - Nov 01, 2013
Location: Historic Downtown Milledgeville
The Fall Line Farmers Market has a new date & time! After partnering with Milledgeville First Friday's, the Market will now be held during First Friday events throughout the year. The Market is a joint initiative of the First Presbyterian Church, the Milledgeville Community Garden Association and Live Healthy Baldwin. Twelve local farmers who are dedicated to producing healthy and sustainable product will be selling a wide selection of vegetables, grass-fed beef and lamb, pastured pork, artisanal cheese, hormone-free daily products, free-range eggs, honey, artisan breads and more. Come sample, browse and meet the folks who are passionate about bringing their delicious, naturally grown products directly to you. For more information you can call 478-414-6433 or visit the Fall Line Farmers Market on Facebook.
Greenway Farmers Market
Apr 06, 2013 - Sep 28, 2013
Location: Oconee River Greenway
Grand Opening! Greenway Farmers Market Goes Weekly this Saturday, April 6th from 9 am til noon.
It's the day you've all been waiting for. . .you will no longer have to wait another month to stock upon some of middle Georgia's best locally-grown foods! Your favorite middle Georgia farmers and producers will be at the Greenway Farmers Market this Saturday, April 6th from 9 am til noon with great sustainably-grown spring veggies, herbs, cut flowers, and mushrooms; pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, goat, chicken, and eggs; wild-caught fish; hormone-free and antibiotic-free dairy products; hearth-baked artisan breads and other baked goods; naturally-grown potted plants for the garden; and handcrafted jams, jellies, and preserves.
In addition, there will be tons of fun activities to celebrate the Grand Opening, including a ribbon cutting at 10 am, clogging at 10:30, Kids Korner activities, and lots more! Come celebrate with us!
Directions to the Greenway: Coming from downtown Milledgeville, take Hancock St/GA Highway 22 east toward Sparta/Sandersville. Turn right into the gravel driveway (there will be signs) just before the Oconee River bridge. Follow the driveway to the parking lot, vendors will be set up along the walking trail.
Old Governors Mansion Curator's Tours
Jan 19, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 11 am & 2 pm
Admission: $15 adults, $8 seniors, $10 adult groups, $4 students
The Curator's Tour is an in-depth look at the Old Governor's Mansion and focuses on the recent restoration. You will see additional areas of the Mansion that are not usually part of the regular tours. Reservations are required and due the day before each program. Tours are held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month. Cost is $15, adults; $8, seniors; $10, adult groups, and $4, students.
"Labor Behind the Veil" tours at the Old Governor's Mansion
Jan 29, 2010(No End Date)
Times: Appointment Only
A historically documented tour, "Labor Behind the Veil: The History of Slaves and Free Persons at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion 1839-1868," provides mansion visitors a glimpse of the working lives of men and women who lived and worked on the mansion grounds.
The tour researched and developed by mansion director Jim Turner, assistant curator Matt Davis and Deitrah Taylor was years in the making and included reading historic letters, ledgers and documents to piece together the workings of the mansion.
By the end of the tour, visitors should understand issues of race and sex in the Antebellum South and the governors' political views about slavery, furthering the mission of the Old Governor's Mansion Historic House Museum. "Labor Behind the Veil" tours are available by appointment only. Call (478) 445-4545 to book your tour.
"The Collections Tour" at the Old Governor's Mansion
Feb 02, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 11:00 am - 2:00pm, Tues-Fri (by appointment only)
Admission: $15 - Adults, $8 - Seniors, $10 - Groups, $4 - Students
FOCUS: The Collections Tour, hosted by the Mansion Curator, provides visitors with an opportunity to hear an in-depth discussion of the Mansion's varied material and textile collections, the process of building the collection following the recent $9.5 million dollar restoration of the structure, and culminating in the methodologies employed in locating both original and period appropriate pieces and materials for display within the museum.
The program will center on specific rooms of the structure and if you have ever been interested in learning about antiques and the tenants of historic preservation, then this is a program that you don't want to miss!
Reservations are required to participate and can be made by calling the Mansion offices at 478-445-4545. Reservations are due the day before each program.
Toddler Time at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Jun 29, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 10:30 am
Every Tuesday enjoy "Toddler Time" at Mary Vinson memorial Library starting at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Toddler time is approximately thirty minutes and generally includes a book reading, songs, finger plays, flannel board stories, a video, and a puppet show.
Also keep an eye out for events such as movies and special readings throughout the year!
Hookahs at Metropolis Cafe
Jul 29, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 11 am - 10 pm
Sit back and relaz with a hookah every Thursday at Metropolis Cafe!
Live music at Asian Bistro & Grill
Jul 29, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 11 p.m.
Enjoy live music every Thursday night at Asian Bistro & Grill in the heart of downtown Milledgeville!
Mark the Magic Man at The Brick
Jul 30, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 6 p.m.
Experience local celebrity, Mark the Magic Man, while enjoying your dinner every Friday night at The Brick! Witness amazing card tricks, disappearing coins and you may even walk away with a balloon animal!
Raid the Wine Cellar
Aug 03, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 5 pm - 10 pm
Raid the Wine Cellar every Tuesday night at Aubri Lane's located in a historic bank!
Andalusia Farm Self-Guided Tours
Oct 12, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 10am - 4pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday)
Admission: Free, donations appreciated
The source of many of Flannery O'Connor's works, Andalusia Farm is open for tours Monday, Tuesday and Thursday thru Saturday from 10am - 4pm. Also available by appointment and pre-booked tours. For more information call 478-454-4029 or visit www.andalusiafarm.org.
Historic Trolley Tours
Oct 12, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 10:00 am, M-F; 2:00 pm, Sat.
Admission: $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children ages 6-13
The Milledgeville guided trolley tour includes rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, c. 1807, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, c. 1841, Lockerly Hall, c. 1839, and the Brown-Stetson-Sanford House, c. 1825. The trolley is available Monday - Friday at 10:00 am and Saturday at 2:00 pm. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for children 6-13. Children 5 and under are free. All tours begin at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Tour stops vary daily.
Old Capital Museum Tours
Oct 12, 2010(No End Date)
Times: 10am-4pm, Tues-Fri; 12pm-4pm, Sat
Admission: $5.50 per person
Located on the ground floor of the Old Capitol Building, this regional museum intreprets, preserves and communicates the historical and cultural heritage of the Milledgeville-Baldwin County area of Georgia. Open for tours 10am - 4pm, Tuesday-Friday, and 12pm - 4pm, Saturday.
Old Governor's Mansion Tours
Oct 12, 2010(No End Date)
Times: Tours on the hour, 10am-4pm (T-S); 2-4pm (Sunday)
Admission: $10 per person, $7 seniors & pre-booked tours, $2 students
This National Historic Landmark house is furnished in period antiques and is open for guided tours Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tours begin on the hour, admission charge, group rates available. Closed Mondays and all holidays.
Trivia at Buffington's
Mar 30, 2011(No End Date)
Times: 8:30 pm
Come out for Trivia every Wednesday at Buffington's in historic downtown Milledgeville!
Story Time at the Mary Vinson Library
Nov 22, 2011(No End Date)
Times: 3:30 pm
Come join the experience that children have loved for over 30 years! Story Time is offered every Tuesday at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library at 3:30pm for children ages 3 years and up. Story Time is approximately 30 minutes and generally includes a book reading, songs, finger plays, a video, flannel board stories, and a puppet show.
Kids' Club at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Dec 05, 2011(No End Date)
Kids' Club meets the first Monday of every month from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library. The target age is 6 to 9 years old. Each month there's a different theme, crafts, and surprise visitors. Come join the fun at Kids' Club! Sign-up is required, so watch for your chance. The sign-up sheets are available in the Children's section a week prior to the event. There is usually a 12 participant limit. Call for more details
Tween Club at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Dec 12, 2011(No End Date)
For kids ages 10 to 12 years old this is a club that's just for you! Every second Monday for the month from 3:30pm to 4:30pm come and take part in crafts and other fun activities that are geared toward this special audience. Sign-up is required and participant limits vary. Call for more details.
Baby Time at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Dec 14, 2011(No End Date)
Join us the second Wednesday of each month at 10:30am at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library as we present a Story Time experience geared toward children aged 6 to 18 months.