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5K Gin Run - October 28th, 2017
Cotton Gin Festival - November 4th, 2017 with Parade at 11:00

All proceeds from the Cotton Gin Festival go toward the up keep of the Susie Agnes Hotel and other city improvements as needed. The hotel has now been completely renovated with the first floor serving as city hall and a community center. Rooms upstairs were renovated for office rental. We currently have three offices rented. (For more information about rental options please contact us via email or phone call.) Hope to see you at the race, the festival or both! Thanks.

Gin Run and Festival GPS address:
5941 Bostwick Road
Bostwick GA 30623

Bostwick Gin Run - Now a Peachtree Road Race Qualifying Race! Certification Code: GA16043WC Gin Run: October 28, 2017: Starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Bostwick House on Hwy 83 (attach application). The race features a 5K run. Prizes will be awared for each age group. (click for more information & application) -- (Download Race Map)

Parade: Starts at 11:00 a.m. All participants must register prior to 10:00 a.m. on the morning of. Pre-registration is welcomed. No entry fee but all participates are asked to register prior to the festival or on the morning of. Absolutely no one will be allowed to enter parade lineup after 10:00 a.m. due to increased participation. Thank you for your commitment in making the Bostwick Cotton Festival a success! Tractors will lineup on Rock Hill Road and all other participants will lineup on Second Street. Please be prepared to take detours on the day of the festival to get to these locations. See map page. Hwy 83 will be closed at Price Mill, Echols, and Wellington. (click for more information & application)

Arts and Crafts/Food Vendors: All participants must feature true hand made art and crafts. Booth fee is $100.00 and the deadline for entry is October 1st. Food vendor fee is $200.00. Guidelines must be followed and booth site presentation is important for consideration. Thank you for your interest in our festival! (click for more information & application)

Parking: Please park in designated areas for safety. The parking fee is $5.00 per car. Hay rides available from parking field to festival. We ask that you do not park in areas roped off as it may interfere with festival operations. Violators will be held responsible for accidents or towing. Please be prepared to park in a field as you are coming to the country! Regular parking available on Church Street (pavement), Price Mill/Echols Rd (hay field) Fairplay Rd (hay field). Handicap Parking on Wellington Street.

Sponsors: The Bostwick Cotton Gin Festival would not be successful without the support of our sponsors. Please see our list of sponsors and contributors. Should you want to be a sponsor please contact - Angie Howard at 706/342-0182, or John Bostwick at 706-343-0065. (click for sponsorship information)

Directions: We are located about 11 miles north of Madison, one hour from Atlanta, GA, one half hour from Athens, GA. Click here for a map and driving directions.

Thank you for making the Bostwick Cotton Gin Festival a huge sucess! Be sure to check out our Sponsors!

For more information contact Festival Chairperson Angie Howard at (706) 342-0182, or click here to contact us.

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