ANNUAL CHAMBER BANQUET
May 6, 2021
The Annual Chamber Banquet is held annually at the beginning of each year to recognize some outstanding businesses/individuals for the year prior. This is a catered event held at the C.C. McCray City Auditorium and a silent auction is held as well. All awards are nominated by Chamber members prior to the event.
TASTE OF THE CHAMBER
November 18, 2021
C.C. McCray City Auditorium
Annually, the Chamber features a Taste of the Chamber event to honor our members’ culinary skills and some awards for service to our community. At this event, the attendees of the event will go around sampling some of Waycross’ finest foods and then they will vote on food and presentation at the event.
PRE & POST-LEGISLATIVE UPDATE LUNCHEON
May & December
The Pre- and Post-Legislative Forum provides an opportunity for businesses, organizations, and individuals to bring topics before our local state legislators before and after the next session of the Georgia State legislature. Legislators give the audience an update of the things they hope to accomplish or have accomplished as individual legislators and a collectively as a State. The Pre Legislative forum generally takes place in the Spring and the Post Legislative forum takes place in the Fall. Both forums are open to the public.
December 11, 2021
510 Tebeau Street
The Christmas Tree Festival is an event held in December at the Train Depot every year to help the community get in the Christmas spirit. Businesses in the community donate decorated trees to be raffled off at this event. There are also arts and craft vendors, food vendors, and concessions at this event. We even get a surprise visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause that stay awhile for pictures!
October 21, 2021
Pumpkin Fest is held the Thursday before Halloween every year in Downtown Waycross. This is a community wide event. We have businesses that set up games alongside the streets. There are also costume contests, pumpkin carving contests and concessions at this event.
December 11, 2021
The Waycross – Ware County Christmas Parade is a community wide annual event. There is a different theme every year for our participants to decorate their float to win cash prizes.