The Big Event at Lake Oconee

The Big Event is a FREE family festival presented by Lake Oconee Area Builders Association

Lake Oconee Area Builders Association (LOABA) announces The Big Event. This free one-day festival takes place on Saturday, March 16, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Oconee Village, located at 1000 Vista Drive in Greensboro, Georgia.

Exhibitors, Food, Fun & Entertainment

The event features 180 local exhibitors, including home builders, remodelers, suppliers and many other companies associated with the industry, such as mortgage, pest control, appraisers and more. In addition to home and garden vendors, there will be local merchants, artists and non-profit organizations, arts and crafts, boats and recreational vehicles.

Food will be available from Chick-fil-a, as well as food trucks Southern Smoke Shack, Island Chef, Queen Churro, Kona Ice, Dough Daddy Dough, Five Finger Philly and Farmers Funnel Cakes.

A special FREE Kids Zone offers face painting, games, photos and a few other surprises.

Entertainment from the local community includes local groups showcasing their talent.

Door Prizes

Scan a QR Code on-site to register for a chance to win a fabulous Door Prize.

Parking is FREE

Attendees are encouraged to park on the backside of the complex. There is ample paved parking. Overflow parking lots are available offsite. For those who may not be able to walk the distance, there will be FREE trolleys from the designated parking areas. Look for parking signs along Linger Longer Road.

Well-behaved, leashed, and vaccinated Pets are welcome.

The Big Event takes place rain or shine.

Location: Lake Oconee Village
1000 Vista Drive
Greensboro, GA 30642

Platinum Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors are Visit Lake Oconee, Mosquito Joe, Michael’s Window Treatments, Landmark Construction & Development and F5 Hauling.

Gold Sponsors

Gold Sponsors include Affinity Outdoor Living, Askew Appliance, Brothers Pool Georgia, Capital City Home Loans, Certified Clean Care, Freedom Boat Club, Griffin Lumber & Hardware, Gutter Solutions of Oconee, Hargray Communications, J. Bult Docks & Seawalls, Javy’s Roofing, Joe’s Roofing, John Milledge Academy, Juturna Water Solutions, Lights of Oconee, Netplicity, Oakbridge Insurance, Oconee Comfort Insulation, Oconee Elite, Olde South Design Studios, Pella of Georgia, Reynolds Lake Oconee, Smith Communications, Stoneridge Hardscapes, Wilhoit Gas Company, Wilson Bryant Air Conditioning, Young Harris Watersports and RV, and Youngblood Tractor.

A must-attend event for families, the purpose of The Big Event is to educate and inform the Lake Oconee Area residents and guests of the products, services and personnel of the Lake Oconee Area Builders Association (LOABA) and to promote its members, suppliers, and associates. For more information, visit The Big Event online.

The Lake Oconee Area Builders Association, a local trade association, is dedicated to improving the local construction industry and works to serve its members, consumers and the community through education and public service.  To learn more about Lake Oconee Area Builders Association, visit or call 706-999-1591.

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