Festivals – Events

Dancing Goats FolkFest 2018

dancing goats folkfest

Every fall season, during the last weekend in September, Ellijay hosts a folk art festival they call the Dancing Goats FolkFest. It’s a good old-fashioned mountain shindig featuring the heritage and cultural traditions of the area. You can expect to hear storytelling to the old-time music performed on dulcimers and banjos, as well as to…

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Dancing Goats Folkfest 2017


Come on down to North Church Street and the adjoining boardwalk in downtown Ellijay, Georgia on September 30 and October 1, 2017 to enjoy a good old fashioned mountain shindig. The Dancing Goats Folkfest will provide you with a chance to get a glimpse into the heritage and cultural traditions of the North Georgia Mountains. From storytelling to…

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2015 4th of July Celebration

Join in the Star Spangled Beach Party at the annual 4th of July celebration in downtown Ellijay, Georgia on July 4, 2015. The whole day will be a party starting at 11 AM with local vendors lined up along River Street. Enjoy the beach with beach games and more. Live music will begin at 4 PM with…

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Georgia Apple Blossom Festival 2015

Visiting North Georgia in the Spring is a real treat. All of the apple trees, dogwoods, and flowers are in bloom and not only that, you can stop by the Georgia Apple Blossom Festival and Business Expo taking place in East Ellijay, GA on May 2 – 3, 2015 from 9 AM to 5 PM.…

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Georgia Apple Festival 2012

Don’t miss the 41st annual Georgia Apple Festival and Apple Arts on the Square in Ellijay, Georgia the 2nd and 3rd weekends in October, 2012.

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