Festivals – Events

Ellijay’s R&A Orchards Named No. 1 in the Nation by USA Today

USA Today named Ellijay’s R&A Orchards as the No. 1 orchard to visit in the country! Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge also received a No. 3 ranking in the top 10 list.   R&A Orchards is a family operation driven by four generations of hard work and traditions. The Futch family planted their first trees in…

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Georgia Apple Blossom Festival

The Annual Georgia Apple Blossom Festival is right around the corner! The festival features a variety of arts and crafts exclusively from local artists in North Georgia, so, you can see the best from our neck of the woods. This is a great event for adults and kids! Main attraction of this festival includes apples,…

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Spring Wine Highway Week

Let them drink WINE !!! When: Saturday March 22 – Sunday March 31, 2019 You’d be surprised at how good Georgia Wine is now. Here’s your chance to find out. Spring Wine Highway Week is sponsored by the Winegrowers Association of Georgia. There is no better way to see, smell and taste all the wines…

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Dancing Goats FolkFest 2019

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Every fall season, during the last weekend in September, Ellijay presents 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 see arts and crafts from local…

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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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