88th ANNUAL CHAMBER BANQUET
February 9, 2023
C.C. McCray City Auditorium
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.
TEE IT UP FORE BUSINESS GOLF CLASSIC
September 15, 2023
The Lakes at Laura S. Walker State Park
The Waycross – Ware County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce we will be hosting our 1st Annual Tee Up Fore Business Golf Class this year. We have a lot of fun activities planned for the golf classic. Be on the lookout on how you can get involved.
TASTE OF THE CHAMBER
November 16, 2023
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.
McKinney Medical Center
19th ANNUAL SWAMPFEST
March 31 - April 1, 2023
Friday Afternoon & All Day Saturday
The Waycross - Ware County Chamber of Commerce is excited to be the host of the 19th Annual Swampfest in 2023.
Be sure to check the Swampfest website for more details on the 2023 event.
PRE & POST-LEGISLATIVE UPDATE LUNCHEON
May 23, 2023
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Memorial Satilla Health Annex Cafetorium
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.
All month of October
October 19, 2023
The Waycross – Ware County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce we will be continuing the fun this year with the SwampTown Scarecrows. This event will enhance the community, create positive public relations, increase business revenue, and boost tourism in our area. You do not want to miss out on being a part of this fun event as anticipation begins!
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.
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL AND PARADE
WALKING IN A WINDOW
December 16, 2023
Festival - 11:00 AM | Parade - 6:30 PM
All month of December
The Waycross - Ware County Christmas Festival is an addition to the Parade this year. We will be hosting an all day festival leading up to the parade this year.
The Waycross – Ware County Christmas Parade is a community wide annual event. The theme this year is "Christmas Around the World" for our participants to decorate their float to win cash prizes.
The Waycross – Ware County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce we will be continuing the holiday festivities by adding on a Christmas window decorating contest, Walking in a Window Wonderland. This event will enhance the community, create positive public relations, increase business revenue, and boost tourism in our area. You do not want to miss out on being a part of this fun event as anticipation begins!