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See what is going on around town

View our blog to keep up-to-date on everything going on, from new restaurants to First Friday events.

ArtsFest Brings Color and Creativity to...

For the 41st year, local artisans, performers and festival goers will gather at Sweetheart Circle on the Georgia Southern campus in a fun, colorful, paint-splattered celebration of all things art....

Big Brother Star Cameron Hardin to Visit...

Custom Marine, a premier provider of innovative marine solutions, is thrilled to announce an exclusive meet and greet event featuring Cameron Hardin, America's Favorite Houseguest from Big Brother 25....

Aspen Aerogels Presents: Downtown Paw...

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will host its 10th annual Downtown Paw Walk presented by Aspen Aerogels on Friday, March 1 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the downtown dog park. It’s time to...

The Machinery of Memory & Make...

The Georgia Southern University Bands present the third concert of the 2023-2024 academic year in the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center at 7:30 pm on Monday, March 4, 2024. Entitled...

What to do in Statesboro this Weekend

03/01/24 - 03/03/24 Check out all the fun things happening in town this weekend!

22nd Annual Zeta Tau Alpha Strawberry...

The Zetas at Georgia Southern University are well known for their annual Strawberry Sale and to date have raised over $400,000 since 2002 when the sale began. All proceeds from the sale are donated to...

Trade Your Groceries for Local Goodies...

It seems like every aspect of life, from the workday to the post-work grocery store run, has gotten more convenient. There’s no need to drive into work when you can do it from home and there’s no need...

Georgia Hi-Lo Trail Plan Released

Georgia Hi-Lo Trail Inc. releases the plan explaining the process to connect Greene, Hancock, Washington, Johnson, Emanuel, Bulloch, Effingham, and Chatham Counties through a multi-use paved trail.

First Friday Winterfest

Join Main Street Statesboro on Feb. 2, from 5-8 p.m. for the first First Friday event of the year! With different attractions catered to both adults and children, Winterfest will be the perfect event...

Canoochee Paddle Race Opens Registration

Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) will host the Canoochee Paddle Race on Saturday, April 13, 2024 in Evans County, Georgia. The race will begin at noon, with fun paddlers to follow.

Cole Swindell Returning to Statesboro...

Get ready, Statesboro! The “city that soars” is about to welcome back one of its own, country-pop sensation and TRUE BLUE Eagle Cole Swindell, as he takes the stage at Georgia Southern University's...

A Labor of Love. A Treasured Tradition.

TMT Farms Christmas Light Display is Back! 29 years ago, Roy Thompson and his wife Deborah sparked a county-wide Christmas legacy that would live on for ages. What started with a humble light display...

Collective & Vine Grand Opening...

The Collective and Vine, a dynamic retail destination, is thrilled to announce its grand opening on Sunday, December 17, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 39-B West Main St, Statesboro, GA 30458....

With Love, From Statesboro

Give local this holiday season! Stop by the Visit Statesboro Visitors Center to pick up a unique gift for that special someone on your list.

Party Impressions Scare on the Square

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will host the 14th annual Party Impressions Scare on the Square event on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 9am-1pm on East Main Street. Scare on the Square...

Statesboro Food Bank Honors Mrs. Dorothy...

In a heartfelt tribute, the Statesboro Food Bank family is coming together to celebrate a remarkable figure, Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Simmons, who has dedicated 22 years of her life to serving the...

Wells Fargo Taste of Downtown

Downtown Statesboro Fun! Friday, September 15, Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will be hosting the Wells Fargo Advisors Taste of Downtown from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will take...

Kick off your Labor Day weekend in...

Georgia Southern University presents Conner Smith LIVE on September 1st and is a non-ticketed event for students and the general public. It will be held outside Paulson Stadium although the time has...

Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful and...

Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful (KSBB) and the Statesboro Service League (SSL) have partnered together to provide complimentary container gardening workshops at the Statesboro Farmers Market....

2023 Firecracker Fest

Celebrate Independence Day at Mill Creek Regional Park with live music, games, inflatables, great food, and of course, a 15-minute fireworks show!

Ogeechee Riverkeeper Commissions Local...

Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) commissioned local artist Juliana Smith to create a custom artwork entitled “Blackwater Barons” featuring the plants and wildlife in the Ogeechee River watershed. The work...

The Quince of Your Dreams Host Ribbon...

 The Quince of Your Dreams will host their grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on June 2nd  from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 17 S Main St. The store will offer a wide selection of Quinceañera dresses, party...

BoroFest is Back

Downtown entrepreneurs AJ Jetwani, owner Tandoor & Tap and Michael Blackmon,owner Vino 1910,  are collaborating with Downtown Statesboro to host the 2nd annual BoroFest in downtown Statesboro on...

Statesboro’s Downtown Live Concert...

The City of Statesboro is setting the stage for its first-ever “Downtown Live” summer concert series. The Downtown Live concert series will run from June through July with two concerts per month...

City of Statesboro Launches First Public...

The City of Statesboro announced today that its Statesboro Area Transit (SAT) fixed route buses are finally hitting the road. With over 30 stops around the city, SAT promises riders greater access to...

Camp Lawton Museum on Main Exhibit

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What’s happening in Statesboro...

What's happening in Statesboro this week? Weekly List 07/05 - 07/11

F1RST Friday: Discover Statesboro’s...

Several of the favorite downtown businesses will be open late this Friday night as they are paired with a local artist. This is an exciting opportunity to buy local, discover the arts, and build the...

Museum Exhibit Opening –...

The Georgia Southern University Museum will hold an opening reception for its newest changing exhibit, Let's Get Dressed, on March 29, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. The exhibit is curated by Dr. Addie...

2023 Young Life Sporting Clays Classic

Young Life Statesboro is hosting its 3rd Annual Sporting Clay Tournament, Saturday, April 29th at Bay Gall Sporting Clays with registration beginning at 8:15 am.

Aspen Aerogels’ Downtown Paw Walk

It’s time to celebrate with our furry friends! This F1RST Friday, presented by Aspen Aerogels, is a chance to do just that. The Downtown Paw Walk is an opportunity to bring your dogs to the Downtown...

WinterFest

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will be hosting a WinterFest block party on West Main St. and West Vine St. Friday, February 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful to...

Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful has partnered with AgSouth Farm Credit, Georgia Power, and the City of Statesboro to host its annual Bring One for the Chipper event. This program allows citizens to...

Statesboro’s Annual Holiday...

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will be hosting its annual Holiday Celebration on Friday, Dec. 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m sponsored by Vyve Broadband. Kick off the Holiday season...

Country Music Star Chris Cagle to Shine...

The Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern proudly welcomes the next show in their 20th Anniversary Season, country music superstar Chris Cagle! This performance is scheduled for Friday, November...

Scare on the Square Set for October 22nd

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will host the 13th annual Party Impressions Scare on the Square event on Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9am-1pm on East Main Street. Scare on the...

Chili Town 2022

Think you've got the best Chili in the Boro? Here's your chance to prove it! Join us in Chili Town on December 2nd at the Downtown Statesboro Holiday Celebration.

Annual First Friday Ag Night Out Taking...

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the  Downtown Statesboro Development Authority to promote Agribusiness as a top industry in Bulloch County and the region. They...

Zuzu African Acrobats Mystifies Crowds...

Hailing from Tanzania, Zuzu African Acrobats celebrate the 2,000-year-old Bantu culture of East Africa with their thrilling, gravity defying stunts.

Ninth Annual GreenFest Event Set for...

The goal of GreenFest is to educate the public about sustainable solutions throughout the community and to share green resources and eco-friendly ideas in an outdoor festival atmosphere.

When Your World Turns Upside Down...

From the outside looking in, her family looked like they had it all. However, in 2011, Venus Morris Griffin of Augusta, Georgia received a phone call in the middle of the night from a prostitute that...

Statesboro’s Annual Taste of...

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will host their annual Wells Fargo Advisors  Taste of Downtown First Friday on September 9th  from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Downtown Statesboro. This event...

Abbie DeLoach Foundation Sponsors True...

Click here to learn more about Abbie DeLoach Foundation Sponsors True Blue 5K and Abbie’s Adventure Race on Sept. 24

The Breakfast Club is Going to be a...

Rewind to the glory days of leg warmers and Aquanet with THE BREAKFAST CLUB®, the longest running, most recognized ’80s tribute band in the United States. Formed in 1993, the group was the first of...

City of Statesboro Tree Board, KSBB...

The City of Statesboro Tree Board and Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful (KSBB) would like to announce the unveiling of its newest completed project, the Blind Willie McTell Trail Tree Walk.

Stunt Show Coming to Statesboro This...

An adrenaline rush takes the form of a fun-filled afternoon at an event coming to Statesboro this fall, the Zero Gravity Outreach Stunt Show in Luetta Moore Park on October 29, from 12 to 5 p.m.

City of Statesboro to Host Community...

The City of Statesboro is embarking on a process to update its zoning and other development regulations and combine them into a Unified Development Code that will regulate all new construction in the...

BoroFest

Local entrepreneurs AJ Jetwani and Michael Blackmon are collaborating with Downtown Statesboro to host the first inaugural BoroFest in downtown Statesboro on Friday, July 15, from 5-10 p.m.

The Future of Travel in Georgia:...

As Georgia and our local destinations emerge from the pandemic and welcome back visitors, it’s time to turn the page and look ahead—to imagine a future for Georgia’s travel industry that is bold and...

Free Comic Book Day at Galactic Comics...

YBR Publishing fantasy and “Oz universe” author Ron Baxley, Jr. was recently named one of five finalists in the Best Novel/Novella Category for the 2022 Palmetto Scribe Awards at Atomacon and will be...

A Bite of the Boro: Statesboro Sweets

Upon opening the doors of Statesboro Sweets, you are greeted with the friendly sights and smells of a local bakery. A wonderfully sweet scent wafts through the air and lingers in your senses as you...

2022 Farmers Market Applications and...

Applications for the 2022 season are here! If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the Statesboro Farmers Market, please download an application, or stop by the Statesboro Convention and...

Americans and the Holocaust Traveling...

Georgia Southern University’s Henderson Library is one of 50 U.S. libraries selected to host Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum that examines...

Bite of the Boro: Living Well Nutrition

Zoey Thomas is dedicated to encouraging and uplifting people. This was part of her motivation for opening Living Well Nutrition about a year ago in Statesboro.

Shopping By Lantern Light 2021

Kick-off the holiday season at the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market's Annual Shopping by Lantern Light. Browse over 50 booths for Thanksgiving goodies like fresh produce, cakes, pies, meats and...

A Bite of the Boro: Jonny Boy Cookies

Jonny Womack, also known as Jonny Boy, didn’t start out as a baker. Long before the days of Jonny Boy Cookies, Jonny worked in the healthcare field, first as an LPN and later as a drug representative....

First Friday: Ag Night Out

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority is partnering with Statesboro-Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee to host their annual Ag Night Out First Friday event on Friday,...

A Bite of the Boro: Northside Seafood

Located near the intersection of Savannah Avenue and Northside Drive, this locally owned restaurant needs to be on your radar! Northside Seafood has been around since 2018, but this restaurant has...

ASTRA Takes Stage on Athens to Savannah...

The Athens to Savannah Ride announces support from Astra Group, a heavy civil general contractor, specializing in the construction of public spaces, transportation and wet utility infrastructure.

A Bite of the Boro: Dolan’s Bar B...

“We smoke while you sleep” is a tagline that tells you a lot about the philosophy behind Dolan’s Bar B Que.

A Bite of the Boro: D’s Friendly...

Ask locals about D’s Friendly Diner and they’ll tell you that it’s one of Statesboro’s best kept secrets.  Open since 2012, it is the ideal small town restaurant experience.

A Bite of the Boro: Coconut Thai Cuisine

Nestled in the corner of College Plaza, Coconut Thai Cuisine is a hidden gem. Kamolwan Amy Kawpunna has been the chef and owner since 2016, bringing bold Thai flavors to Statesboro.

Free Comic Book Day- August, 14th

Free Comic Book Day is an annual event hosted at hundreds of comic book shops across the country to celebrate the art form and encourage new fans. Here in Statesboro, Galactic Comics & Games is the...

A Bite of the Boro: Uncle Shug’s...

Even on your first visit, there is something familiar about Uncle Shug’s Bar-B-Q Place. Perhaps it’s the warm southern welcome you receive when you open the front door.

10th Annual Erk Russell Classic Football...

The August 21st event kicks off the 2021 high school football season with the Macon County Bulldogs taking on the Panthers from Clinch County at 6:00 p.m. followed by the Wayne County Yellow Jackets...

F1rst Friday: Downtown Pep Rally

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority will kick off their season of F1rst Friday's with the Downtown Pep Rally on August 6th from 5:30-8 pm at the Bulloch County Courthouse.

A Bite of the Boro: Bull & Barrel...

Walking into Bull and Barrel Steakhouse in downtown Statesboro is an experience for the senses. As soon as you step on to the intricate black and white tiles of the entrance, the smell of sizzling...

Performing Arts Center Brings Hollywood...

The Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern is excited to bring a bit of movie magic to Statesboro with a series of drive-in movie features this spring.

Parker’s Announces Landmark $20 Million...

Parker’s – a nationally acclaimed convenience store company and food service leader that was named the 2020 Convenience Store Decisions Chain of the Year – recently donated a record $20 million to...

Statesboro Farmers Market

You'll find the most delicious and fresh food available at the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market! Produce, meat, cheese, and eggs are brought to you straight from local family farms. While you're here, browse unique, handcrafted items while enjoying fresh coffee or homemade lemonade and live music. Family fun for everyone!

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Statesboro life

City & County Information

Living well is truly affordable in Statesboro. We have a variety of real estate options, from the charming and historic to the newly constructed. For up-to-date information on city and county statistics (cost of living, taxes, etc) see the resources below.

Weather

A great climate for all

Others complain about the weather. We did something about it - moved to Statesboro.
212 sunny days per year

Statesboro is comfortably warm most months of the year.

Average Rainfalls

Average rainfall ranges from 2.35 inches in November to 5.57 inches in August.

Winter Temps

January low temperatures dip to only about 40°F and highs peak at 60°F. Snow is rare.

Summer Temps

In June, July, and August, high temperatures hover in the low 90 degrees.