Looking for Blue Ridge events? It’s fall and with the fall comes the Georgia Apple Festival and the Apple Arts on the Square. For two weekends in October, you can come to Ellijay, Georgia in the beautiful North Georgia mountains and get your fill of everything apple. The festival kicks off on October 13, 2012 at the Ellijay Lions Club. An antique car show will be held on Saturday, October 13 at the Gilmer County Civic Center which is just down the road from the Lions Club. Also happening on Saturday is the Apple Festival Road Race. You won’t want to miss all the great art that will be available on the square in downtown Ellijay. Apple houses around the area will all be open with fresh apples and pumpkins, not to mention lots of other tasty goodies! The following weekend is started with a parade on Saturday, October 20 at 10 AM.
The festival dates are October 13, 14, and 20, 21, 2012. It will be open from 9 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, 9 AM to 5 PM on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, children under 10 are free. Parking is free but donations for the local boy scouts will be gladly accepted. You can get more information at the Georgia Apple Festival.Ellijay Lions Club
1729 South Main St.