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Attractions & Things To Do

Jul30

Dancing Goats FolkFest

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Dancing Goats FolkFest

Dancing Goats FolkFest this September 28  - 29, 2019 in Ellijay is a chance to celebrate and preserve the cultural traditions of North Georgia. Self-taught artists new and known will showcase true folk art – the first-born art of Appalachia.

Feb04

Spring Wine Highway Week in North Georgia

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Spring Wine Highway Week in North Georgia

The Winegrowers Association of Georgia is sponsoring its annual Wine Highway Week beginning Saturday March 22 through Sunday March 31, 2019. This is a great way to see and experience the views and wonderful wines of Northeast Georgia. Our wineries offer great wines that are grown and produced here in Georgia, many of which have won local, regional, national and international awards.

Jan31

Engelheim Vineyards Earns the Winery of Distinction Award in the 2018 Georgia Trustees Wine Competition

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Engelheim Vineyards Earns the Winery of Distinction Award in the 2018 Georgia Trustees Wine Competition

Engelheim Vineyards earned the Winery of Distinction award for the consistent high quality of their estate grown wines at the 2018 Georgia Trustees Wine Competition.

Jan29

Celebrate Love in Ellijay this Valentine's Day

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Celebrate Love in Ellijay this Valentine

Pick Ellijay for Valentine's Day! It is just around the corner and love is in the air. Learn about the love story of the heart shaped rock. Things to do for Valentine's Day in Ellijay.

Jan11

Wine About Winter Weekend in Ellijay, GA

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Wine About Winter Weekend in Ellijay, GA

Does a weekend full of ground hog games, food, live music, a murder mystery dinner, and delicious WINE sound good to you? Are you sick of being cold and cooped up in the house?

Get out and enjoy our Ellijay Wine Country vineyards between February 1-3, 2019 for our Wine About Winter weekend! 

Jan10

Top 10 Things To Do in the Winter in Ellijay

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Top 10 Things To Do in the Winter in Ellijay

Winter is one of the best times to visit Ellijay, Georgia. Make plans to bundle up and explore a place where both forests and fireplaces beckon, about 80 miles north of Atlanta and 65 miles from Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dec01

New Years Events in Ellijay

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New Years Events in Ellijay

There are many events and activities in Ellijay to enjoy over the New Years holiday. We encourage you to view our Calendar of Events for more information on these and future events.

Nov12

Light Up Ellijay

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A Small Town Holiday Celebration

Light Up Ellijay

Every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, this year November 23, Downtown Ellijay hosts a small town holiday celebration. 

Nov11

5 Ways to Celebrate the End of Prohibition in Ellijay

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5 Ways to Celebrate the End of Prohibition in Ellijay

On December 5, 1933 the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, repealing the 18th Amendment and bringing an end to the era of national prohibition of alcohol in America. In honor of this date in history, we thought of a few ways that you can celebrate in Ellijay.

Oct01

Best Fall Activities You Must Do in Ellijay

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Best Fall Activities You Must Do in Ellijay

Fall is the best time to visit the North Georgia mountains. We have put together a list of the best Fall Activities to experience in Ellijay. From the Georgia Apple Festival to senic views, this list will give you great things to do in the Fall.

Aug22

Best Fall Festivals and Events in North Georgia in September & October

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Best Fall Festivals and Events in North Georgia in September & October

North Georgia has the best festivals and events in September & October. From Crushing Grapes to Fall fairs and festivals, here are the best events happening in North Georgia. 

Aug22

Labor Day Weekend in Ellijay

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Labor Day Weekend in Ellijay

Ellijay, we think Labor Day is the best time of year, because Summer fun is still happening and Fall is just starting to kick off. Here is a great break down of all the fun you can have in Ellijay during the Labor Day Holiday: Ellijay Music Fest

Mar14

The Best Things To Do for Spring Break in Ellijay

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The Best Things To Do for Spring Break in Ellijay

Do you need some fun, kid-friendly activities for Spring Break? We have the best list of things to do for your family! Enjoy the new flavors just in time for spring at Abby's Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt including Georgia Peach, Rainbow Brite Twist, Valencia Orange, Pink Lemonade and more! Try the April flavor of the month, Scout’s Honor--a mint ice cream with Oreo cookie balls & chocolate chips at MooBears Ice Cream & Treatery!

Feb14

Gibbs Gardens Daffodil ColorFest Kicks off March 1

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Gibbs Gardens Daffodil ColorFest Kicks off March 1

Gibbs Gardens 7th Annual Daffodil ColorFest bursts on the scene when more than 50 acres of blooming daffodils create a feast for the senses—beginning in March and continuing through mid-April.

Feb12

Do you have Springer Fever?

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Do you have Springer Fever?

Are you suffering from an uncontrollable urge to sleep outdoors, eat trail mix and tromp around the woods wearing a backpack? If so, it sounds like you have a case of “Springer fever.” The illness strikes thousands of outdoors enthusiasts each year, and the best cure is to pull on your hiking boots and hit the trail.

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