Pictures from our latest show in Adairsville, Georgia at the "44th Annual Great Locomotive Chase Festival" The Great Locomotive Chase Festival is a three day celebration held in remembering the Great Locomotive Chase (April 12, 1862). It is held the first weekend each October in the center of downtown Adairsville, GA. People from all around the county come to participate in this annual tradition. The festival has arts and crafts booths, historical exhibits, concerts, entertainment, carnival rides, and over 40 food booths. The Grand Parade and multiple pageants are held on Friday and Saturday, as well as street dances. Gospel singing is saved for Sunday afternoon.