Folkston is a city in and the county seat of Charlton County, Georgia, United States. The Okefenokee Festival Is an annual event that occurs the second Saturday of October. The Okefenokee Festival parade usually starts at 11:00 a.m. As spectators and shoppers stroll through the arts and crafts, they sample all the delicious foods. They can enjoy live local entertainment all day on the back porch of the Depot, and Clogging, Line Dancing and karate exhibitions on Main Street. An annual "Railwatch" is held on the first weekend, second weekend if Easter falls on the first weekend, in April every year.