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New Years Events in Ellijay

Categories // Annual Events, Explore the Ellijays, Outdoor Activities, Food & Wine, Attractions & Things To Do

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

Start the New Year's weekend by saying farewell to 2018 with a sunset hike around the West Overlook Trail at Fort Mountain State Park. Watch the sunset and enjoy a campfire by the lake following the hike. Click Here for the event listing. 

You can also experience twirling tutus, poker cards, a 15 mile mountian bike ride and Christmas cookies at the Fireball Fiasco Poker Run on December 30 at Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Get-A-Way. Click Here for the event listing.

The New Year's Eve events kick off at Cartecay Vineyards. From 1:30-5:30pm you can sample wine and listen to live music with Stephen Mabe.  Click Here for the event listing.

Ring in the New Year in style, with Chateau Meichtry's New Year's Eve Celebration Concert & Low Country Boil. They will have live music all day & night, starting with Mountain Assembly from 1:00-5:00pm. Stick around for the Annual Low Country Boil Concert & Dinner including live music with Matty Croxton & the Metadors performing as the Rocket Man, playing all the Elton John hits you know and love from 7-11:00pm & the low country boil dinner. Tickets are $65 per person or $120 per couple, contact Chateau Meichtry and make your reservations today!  Space is limited. Click Here for the event listing.

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge will host a special New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet with music by DJ JB Jams, dancing and a New Year's Eve toast at midnight. The cost is $160 per couple and reservations are required.Click Here for the event listing.

River Street Tavern will have live music with Buck n Oz from 7 - 11pm on New Year's Eve. Click Here for the event listing.

The Amercian Legion Post 82 will be hosting a big New Year's Eve Bash so bring your dancing shoes because DJ George will be spinning the tunes. There will be a hot food bar and a champagne toast. Admission is $10 a couple or $5 for singles. Click Here for the event listing.

Chili-River-Run-1024x383 New Years Events in Ellijay - Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce The tradition continues at Cartecay River Experience with the Annual Chili Run. Ring in the new year on the Cartecay River. They will be set to paddle between 9:00-10:00am with shuttles ready to roll, equipment for the adventures and a bonfire blazing. New Year's Day celebrations continue with chili eating, smack talking and crazy river loving family comrade in abundance. Click Here for the event listing.

The North Georgia Mountain Bike Association will have a New Year's Ride and Cookout at Talking Rock Nature Preserve. Bring the family for guided rides from beginners to experts or hike the multi-use trials at the preserve. Click Here for the event listing. 

Cartecay Bike Shop New Years Ride Bear Creek Trail Ellijay Cartecay Bike Shop is hosting a New Year's Day Ride on the Bear Creek Trail. They are meeting at 10:00am at Gates Chapel Rd.  Click Here for the event listing.

Black-Bear-Plunge New Years Events in Ellijay - Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Are you brave enough to walk, run or swim into a mountain lake on New Year's Day? If so, participate in the southern version of the Polar Bear Plunge at Fort Mountain State Park, known as the Black Bear Plunge. Registration is $10 per person and registration begins at 9:00am. Fort Mountain State Park will also have first - day hike at 1:00pm and 2:00pm. Click Here for the event listing.

Chateau Meichtry will have live music with Matty Croxton from 1:30-5:30pm on New Year's Day. Click Here for the event listing.

We hope everyone has a safe and happy New Year!