Over 60,000 (60K) people attended this charitable event, which had 97 tiny houses and micro homes, television celebrities, national and world recognized leaders from the tiny house community, a production team from HGTV’s “Tiny House, Big Living”, 8 bands, continuous movie showings, 30 workshops and presentations, a FREE School Day for students, and news reporters/film crews from around the world.
Even more exciting, is that the 2016 Florida Tiny House Festival raised MANY THOUSANDS of dollars for 23 charities and brought a substantial economic influx to the local communities of Elkton, St. Augustine, and St. Johns County, Florida. In fact, so noticeable was the amount of revenue generated for these local communities by the increased tourism directly caused by the event, the City of St. Augustine and St. Johns County are working with organizers of the Florida Tiny House Festival with their 2nd Annual (2017) Florida Tiny House Festival.
The organizers and hosts of this record-breaking event are Putnam County’s very own John and Fin Kernohan, who are the dynamic couple who brought to Eatonton their trademarked Georgia Tiny House Festival®, which was held this past March 4-6, 2016.
Additionally, Eatonton sons, Jason Green, Andrew Ringer, and Free Range Tiny Homes won the Best in Show Category for the attendee-voted, over-all best tiny home at the 2016 Florida Tiny House Festival. Congratulations to Jason, Andrew and their Free Range Tiny Homes Team!
The Kernohan’s are bringing their event back to Eatonton, Georgia, with their 2nd Annual (2017) Georgia Tiny House Festival®, which will be held at long-time Eatonton residents David and Linda Hallman’s Ooh La La Lavender Farm on March 3-5, 2017.
According to John Kernohan, Chairman and Founder of the Georgia Tiny House Festival®, “Our organization and our board of directors are looking forward to once again bringing our event back to Eatonton; to continue in our efforts of being a positive influence in the economic growth of the communities where we host our Tiny House Festivals; and in being a source of fund raising for local charities and non-profit organizations.”
For information about the 2017 Georgia Tiny House Festival or about the United Tiny House Association and Georgia Tiny House Festival® LLC, please contact:
John Kernohan, Chairman
United Tiny House Association
P.O. Box 4905, Eatonton, GA 31024
O: (706) 623-4332 / C: (954) 558-3619