Oliver Hardy Festival

The 30th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm in Downtown Harlem.  Lots of handcrafted items, live entertainment, Laurel and Hardy impersonators, and plenty of delicious food will be available for a day of fun!  A parade for the whole family to enjoy will begin at 10:00 am.  For more information, please call (706) 556-0043 or email ksammons@harlemga.org.

An application to participate in the parade is available by clicking here.  The deadline for applications is September 17, 2018.

We are no longer accepting applications for vendors or entertainment.  Please consider participating next year for the 31st Annual Oliver Hardy Festival.

We would like to thank the following sponsors of the 30th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival:  Prather Construction, Turnipseed Engineers, MAU, Whitaker Electric, Queensborough Bank, State Bank, Starling-Evans Funeral Home, KJ’s IGA, DeFoor Realty, Shane’s Rib Shack, White Columns Inn, Grimaud-Reeves Realty, Club Car, WAFJ 88.3, and Kelley Business Printers, Inc.


We are very proud to present the documentary short “Another Fine Mess” about the 26th Annual Oliver Hardy Festival by David Drabiak. Thank you David for your hard work!