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Mar22

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of the Downtown Welcome Center

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Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of the Downtown Welcome Center

On March 15, 2019,  the Gilmer Chamber along with community leaders, members and citizens had the pleasure of cutting the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of the Downtown Welcome Center  located at 10 Broad Street in Downtown Ellijay.

Mar11

Hometown Florist chosen to attend the 2019 FTD Florist World Cup

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Hometown Florist chosen to attend the 2019 FTD Florist World Cup

Hometown Florist was chosen to attend the 2019 FTD Florist World Cup Designer's Show and Competition in Philadelphia this year. It is the superbowl of Floral Design. They learned from the best designers in the world there, and brought it back to Ellijay to serve you.

Feb18

Celebrate St. PETrick's Day in Downtown Ellijay

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Celebrate St. PETrick

Come celebrate our pets in honor of St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Ellijay on March 16, 2019! Don't miss the annual St. Petrick’s Day Parade and Barking Lot party March 16 in downtown Ellijay. It's a real community event with a parade of pet walkers or floats , owners dressing to match the pets' costumes, live music, games, and vendors.

Feb18

Top Places to Find a Hidden Antique Treasure in Ellijay

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Top Places to Find a Hidden Antique Treasure in Ellijay

Some people say that Ellijay is a "Small Drinkin' Town with an Antique Problem" and part of that might be true. We just like to think that we make shopping in Ellijay a lot of fun!

If you like to search for the perfect antique piece, or maybe an older piece of furniture to re-purpose into something new, Ellijay is by far the best destination to hunt for treasure.

Feb08

Places to Eat Gluten Free Pizza in Ellijay

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Places to Eat Gluten Free Pizza in Ellijay

Pick Ellijay for the best pizza in North Georgia. These Ellijay pizza restaurants have gluten free options for you. 

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.

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.

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.

Nov09

The Best Soups and Stews in Ellijay

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The Best Soups and Stews in Ellijay

In these chilly winter days we are always on the lookout for great soups and stews in Ellijay. We want to share with you some of our favorites from our local restaurants.

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

Apr27

Ribbon Cutting for New Ground Market

Categories // Gilmer Chamber, Explore Downtown Ellijay, Ribbon Cutting and Ground Breakings

Ribbon Cutting for New Ground Market

Congratulations to Wendi Dickman owner New Ground Market on her recent ribbon cutting and celebration of her one year anniversary of ownership.

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