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39th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival kicks off April 21st

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VIDALIA, GA (WTOC) -

Vidalia's biggest, and sweetest, week of the year is here.

Nearly ten thousand visitors flock to town for the annual Vidalia Onion Festival.

The week includes everything from live entertainment downtown, to arts and crafts and cooking demonstrations with recipes that include the world famous sweet onions.

Organizers of the festival say the variety of events that stretch across four days keep people coming from near and far.

“It is one of the largest festivals in the Southeast. We do see visitors from Florida, South Carolina, all parts of Georgia, Tennessee,” said Alexa Britton, Vidalia Convention/Visitors Bureau.

Things kick off Thursday with a children's parade and family movie downtown. Click here for more information. 

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