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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

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.

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.

Apr20

Ribbon Cutting for MustLove Art

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

Congratulations to MustLove Art on the recent ribbon cutting on April 19, 2018.

Ribbon Cutting for MustLove Art

Congratulations to MustLove Art on the recent ribbon cutting on April 19, 2018.

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!

Feb26

River Street Tavern Named CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bar in Georgia

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River Street Tavern Named CraftBeer.com’s Great American Beer Bar in Georgia

2018 River Street Tavern has been recognized as the best beer bar in Georgia in the annual Great American Beer Bars competition conducted by CraftBeer.com—the Brewers Association’s website for beer lovers.

Feb14

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.

Feb07

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 17, 2018! Don't miss the annual St. Petrick’s Day Parade and Barking Lot party March 17 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.

Jan28

Celebrate Love in Ellijay this Valentine's Day

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Celebrate Love in Ellijay this Valentine

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and love is in the air.

Let's start with a love story...

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