Hampton holds several notable events throughout the year. For instance, there is the Yellow Pollen Street Festival, an annual event held every spring that brings in works from artisans and craftsmen. The Bear Creek Festival is the annual fall festival that showcases antiques, food, arts, and crafts. The annual Scarecrow Contest is open to all residents and businesses in Hampton and invites them all to create their own scarecrows for display at homes, businesses, and parks. Before Christmas, residents enjoy the tree lighting and a Christmas-at-Home parade that features live reindeer. A community splash pad that's available for water play during the warm months offers a free season pass to families living within the Hampton city limits.
Hampton, Georgia, is a city in Henry County. Considered a southeastern suburb of Atlanta, the city has a population of nearly 7,000 and is conveniently located by the Atlanta Motor Speedway, which is primarily used as a NASCAR race track, and the Henry County Airport. It has a total area of 4.3 square miles. The city has a small town atmosphere with antebellum historic homes, aged oak trees, and beautiful single family residences. Its downtown has renovated building facades and has sidewalks with custom engraved bricks.SHOW MORE