Commencement ceremonies for the 2024 Houston County School District high schools will be held May 24 and 25, 2024.  All five ceremonies will be held in Perry at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Reaves Arena. 

The graduation commencement schedule is listed below. Doors will open 1 hour prior to the start of each ceremony. Please allow plenty of time to park and find a seat inside of the arena before ceremonies begin. Handicap parking will be the same for all five graduation ceremonies. 

Graduation Times

  • Northside High School, May 24, 4:00 p.m.
  • Warner Robins High School, May 24, 7:30 p.m.
  • Veterans High School, May 25, 8:30 a.m.
  • Perry High School, May 25, 12:00 p.m.
  • Houston County High School, May 25, 3:30 p.m.

Graduation Practice Times

  • Warner Robins High School, May 23, 8:00 a.m.
  • Veterans High School, May 23, 10:00 a.m.
  • Perry High School, May 23, 1:00 p.m.
  • Houston County High School, May 23, 3:00 p.m.
  • Northside High School, May 23, 5:00 p.m.


Clear Bag Procedures

Safety is our number one priority! To provide a safe environment for our graduates and their guests, the Houston County School District has implemented new guidelines limiting the types of bag allowed at graduation ceremonies. Thank you for your cooperation as we celebrate our graduates!  For more information, visit


Other Items

Items such as balloons, flowers, chairs, coolers, noisemakers, posters, flyers, tripods, and umbrellas will not be allowed in Reaves Arena. Anyone with these items will be asked to take them to their vehicle. 

Graduation - allowed and not allowed items
Georgia National Fairgrounds map

Fairgrounds Information

The Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter (GNFA) is located at 401 Larry Walker Parkway in Perry.  Directions are provided below.  For a map of the facilities to download, please click hereFor more information, please contact the individual high schools, visit the GNFA website or call 478-987-3247.