THE WORLD'S LARGEST HOTEL
Appalachian Regional Fair
The Ellijay Lions Club Presents an Old Time
County Fair, complete with Midway Rides, Food, Display booths,
Contests, Vegetables, Crafts, Farmers market, Flower Show,
Livestock, Local & Regional Talent. For more info call
706-635-7400 or 706-276-2501.
Pick your own apples, wagon rides, playground, pig races, moonshine
museum, entertainment, food, corn maze, petting farm and pony rides.
Hillcrest Orchards, Hwy. 52 East. $12.00 general admission 9:00 AM
to 6:00 PM. Call for more information (706) 273-3838.
The Cherry Log Festival October (every weekend)
For four weekends each October, the community of Cherry Log, just
north of Ellijay, celebrates the harvest with the Cherry Log
Festival. For more info call (706) 635-1933.
Georgia Apple Festival
(Second and third weekends in October)
Producing 600,000 bushels of apples each fall, Ellijay/Gilmer County
is Georgia's Apple Capital, People from all over the nation come to
Ellijay to celebrate the apple. Handmade arts and crafts, homegrown
entertainment, and plain old fun, combine with every apple product
imaginable to make the weekends a family adventure. Throw in the
colorful fall leaves, crisp mountain air, sky-blue days, and
star-studded nights and you'll want to visit again and again.
Sponsored by the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce and the Ellijay
Lions Club, the festivities include a car show and a parade. Call
the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce office for more information
(706) 635-7400 or visit Georgia Apple Festival.
Art & Crafts on the Square
Sponsored by DEMA. Food vendors, artists and craft vendors. Call
DEMA (Dedicated Ellijay Merchants Association) for more information
Trick-or-Treat on the
Square Sponsored by DEMA, costume contest, Jack O'Lantern
contest and much more,
. For more information call (706) 273-2100.
Festival of Trees
The Festival of Trees is held during the month of December at the
Gilmer County Library. This popular community event is organized and
hosted by Friends of the Library. Local businesses and civic
organizations provide and decorate theme trees for viewing by the
public. An Opening Celebration Night is held during the first week
GAHA presents the BEST Series (Bringing Ellijay Sensational
Ellijay Elementary School, (706) 635-5605.
July 4th Old Fashioned
Celebration July 4
Food, family entertainment, parade, duck race and fireworks! Times
will be announced, for more info call (706) 273-2100 or (706)