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 18, 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 144 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 from Farmers Funnel Cakes, Queen Churro, Five Finger Philly, Travelin Tom’s Coffee of Lake Country, Just Loaf’n, Kona Ice and Island Chef Café will be on-site selling meals.

Beer & Wine Proceeds from the beer and wine garden benefit Wild Jaeger Veteran Adventures.

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. Back by popular demand: Saltamacchio Karate and The Arts Barn. The event kicks off with the Lake Country Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol presenting the colors. They will be onsite throughout the day to answer questions.

Door Prizes

Scan a QR Code on site to register for a chance to win one of three fabulous Door Prizes: Airpods Pro, a Green Mountain Pellet Grill and a Wolf Gourmet Countertop Oven.

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 that 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 include Juturna Water Systems, Landmark Construction and Development, Michael’s Window Treatments, Mosquito Joe and Visit Lake Oconee.

Gold Sponsors

Gold Sponsors include Aaron’s Home Tech, Aesthetic Specialty Center, Affinity Outdoor Living, Askew Appliance, BankSouth, Capital City Home Loans, Certified Clean Care, EXIT Realty Lake Country, F&M Bank, FS Detailing and Restoration, Fraser Roofing, Gutter Solutions of Oconee, Hargray Communications, Joe’s Roofing, Lights of Oconee, Netplicity, Oconee Elite, Olde South Design Studios, Pella of Georgia, Reynolds Lake Oconee, Roof Savers, Smith Communications, StoneRidge Hardscapes, Truist, Wilhoit Gas Company, Wilson Bryant Air Conditioning, Youngblood Tractor, and Young Harris Watersports and RV.

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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