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Oct01

Best Fall Activities You Must Do in Ellijay

Categories // Outdoor Activities, Explore the Ellijays, Explore Downtown Ellijay, Attractions & Things To Do

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.

Aug31

Dancing Goats FolkFest

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Dancing Goats FolkFest

Dancing Goats FolkFest this Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 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.

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

16th Annual Good Samaritan Catholic Church Flea Market

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16th Annual Good Samaritan Catholic Church Flea Market

 We got a sneak peak at the Good Samaritan Catholic Church's Flea Market that is happening this Friday, September 14 from 8:30-4:00pm and Saturday, September 15 from 8:30-12pm at the Lions Club Fairgrounds. Debbie Slaughter, in charge of organizing the flea market, showed us around the event as volunteers were working hard to get everything set up. They have a lot of clothing for all ages and sizes!

Apr23

Georgia Apple Blossom Festival

Categories // Annual Events, Explore the Ellijays

Georgia Apple Blossom Festival

 In its fifth year, the Georgia Apple Blossom Festival is “all about the local,” according to Karla Haege, event organizer and Tourism Manager for the Gilmer Chamber. This 2018 event, presented by Jasper Coca-Cola Bottling Co. will take place Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, on Craig Street, which runs parallel to Highway 515 and is in front of the Gilmer Chamber & Welcome Center located at 696 First Ave, East Ellijay.

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!

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.

Jan18

Wine About Winter Weekend in Ellijay, GA

Categories // Annual Events, Explore the Ellijays, Food & Wine

Wine About Winter Weekend in Ellijay, GA

Does a weekend full of ground hogs, coffee infused with wine, food trucks, live music, four course meals, 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 2-4, 2018 for our Wine About Winter weekend! Scroll to the bottom for a quick guide to the schedule of the events and happenings. 

Dec08

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.