Chairpersons List

Chairpersons List
  • 2019 – Herb Hoffman and Nancy Harris
  • 2018 – Jerry Bignotti and Crystal Huntzinger
  • 2017 – Annette McIntosh and Kelly Kelkenberg
  • 2016 – Kay Montgomery and Billy Jones
  • 2015 – Sheldon Greenwald and Wayne Herman
  • 2014 – Nancy Harris
  • 2013 – Jim Adkins
  • 2012 – Kathryn Willis
  • 2011 – Wayne Herman
  • 2010 – Gin Willis
  • 2009 – Gin Willis and Cathy Gresenz
  • 2008 – Mike DeVries and Alana Moss
  • 2007 – Jim and Susan Dugan
  • 2006 – Jim and Susan Dugan
  • 2005 – Greg Whitlock and Kay Montgomery
  • 2004 – John Martin and Crystal Huntzinger
  • 2003 – Jim Hall and Kathryn Willis
  • 2002 – Brooks Coleman and Annette McIntosh
  • 2001 – Doug Mundrick and Kay Montgomery
  • 2000 – Jim Hall and Jim Orcutt
  • 1999 – John Riddle and Jim Dugan
  • 1998 – Jim Stevens and Jef Fincher
  • 1997 – Gin Willis
  • 1996 – Rick and Linda Hutchinson
  • 1995 – Maxine Garner
  • 1994 – Jim Dugan
  • 1993 – Brooks Coleman
  • 1992 – Kathryn Willis
  • 1991 – Jim Stevens
  • 1990 – Jef Fincher
  • 1989 – Mack Berry
  • 1988 – Annette McIntosh
  • 1987 – Kathryn Willis
  • 1986 – Charlotte Dispain
  • 1985 – Jim Stevens
  • 1984 – Anne McGehee
  • 1983 – Duluth Beautification Club and Duluth Optimist Club

Upcoming Events

Festival Concert

September 14
Featuring Rupert’s Orchestra at: 8:00 p.m. Duluth Festival Center 3142 Hill St NW, Duluth, GA 30096

Festival Carnival

September 26-29
The Duluth Fall Festival Carnival returns this year to host a full-fledged carnival, with a variety of rides and games. Be sure to take a ride on the Ferris wheel, where you can get a bird’s eye view of the continually changing Duluth skyline.

Festival Parade

September 28
Come see local schools—elementary through high school with different activities, fire trucks, antique cars, local dignitaries, boy scouts, girl scouts, dance classes, sponsors, and clowns! The parade begins Saturday at 10:00 am. Streets close by 9:45 am so come early.

Opening Ceremony

September 28
Immediately after the Parade, join us at the Festival Center Amphitheater for the Opening Ceremony. The Parade Grand Marshal and Honorary Grand Marshal, and other local dignitaries, will be honored.

Donut Dash 5K Race

September 29
Promptly at 8:00, the race starts with runners winding through historic Duluth. At the end of the race, participants receive a complimentary donut and coffee, courtesy of Dunkin Donuts on Buford Hwy, Duluth. The Festival also provides water and energy snacks.

Worship on the Green

September 29
Make plans to join us for “Worship on the Town Green” on Sunday morning with a community worship service beginning at 10 a.m. at the Duluth Town Green. This service will be led by staff, musicians and members of Duluth First United Methodist Church.