"Each Season Something New"

Mountain Home Show (April)

Join homebuilders, exhibitors, and suppliers, as they showcase the latest styles and trends in mountain home living.


Georgia Mountain Metric Century (May)

On May 21, 2016, a 23 mile epic cycling experience will be available to all interested bike riders throughout the Southeast. This ride is designed as a spring tune-up ride before the yearly Six Gap ride in the fall. The Georgia Mountain Metric Century Bike Ride boasts of over 2,000 feet of climbing and will ride through the scenic Trackrock area and roll through the beautiful countryside crossing the “big 3 gaps” – Hog Pen, Unicoi, & Jacks Gap.


Blairsville Arts, Crafts & Music Festival (May)

Enjoy visiting over sixty arts & crafts vendors from around the region along with some delicious mountain fair food. There will also be three days of bluegrass, gospel, and country music for your Memorial Day weekend enjoyment!


Memorial Day Parade (May)

Each Memorial Day weekend, Downtown Blairsville salutes those who have served our country by enjoying a community parade. 


Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games (June)

Residents and visitors look forward to the second weekend in June when Blairsville spotlights the heritage of our area. This three day event offers a Kilted Golf Classic; Ceilidh (dinner party); Pipe and Drum Bands; Athletic Competitions; Vendors; Children's Games; a Concert; and Scottish Food, Music, Dancing, and Reenactments. This is one unique festival you just can't miss! 



Mountain Fling (June)

Enjoy arts & crafts galore the last weekend in June.  Exhibits set both indoors and out. 


Fourth of July Celebration (July)

Join us annually for our spectacular fireworks display! Don't forget the Boat Parade held on Lake Nottely on July 3rd.

Butternut Creek Festival (July)

Celebrate and enjoy the Arts of this Mountain Region! In mid July, exhibitors showcase Fine Arts and Crafts, Woodwork, Oils and Watercolors, Stained and Leaded Glass, Jewelry, and More. Activities also include demonstrations and live entertainment. Come join the fun! 


Mountain Heritage Festival (September)

Collections of fine mountain-made products are available at this spectacular event during Labor Day weekend. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the manifestations of the handiwork of local craftsmen and craftswomen.


Indian Summer Festival (October)

For a truly fantastic experience, plan to attend the Indian Summer Festival the first weekend in October in Suches, Georgia. Activities include a Craft Show, 10K Run, Country Square Dance, Weaponry Demonstration, Auction, Play performed by Elementary Students, and Much More!  


Vietnam Moving Wall (October 2015)

The Vietnam Moving Wall is the half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It was constructed by Vietnam Veterans in 1983 to pay tribute, honor and respect to the 58,299 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The Wall will be on display at Meeks Park from October 8 to October 12.  Admission is free. 

Sorghum Festival (October)

Blairsville's longest running festival celebrates the ancient art of cooking sweet syrup from Sorghum Cane. Visitors enjoy sorghum syrup making demonstrations in addition to contests such as "Biskit" Eatin', Pole Climbin', Log Sawin', Rock Throwin', and Horseshoe Throwin'.  Join us the 2nd & 3rd weekends in October. 



Fall Hoedown at Vogel State Park (October)

Celebrate autumn's arrival with a cakewalk, hayrides, and food during the day and a campfire, dancing, and storytelling at night.

Hometown Halloween on the Square (October)

Bring the kids and join the fun!  Each October, Downtown Blairsville hosts a spectacular trick-or-treat event complete with candy, costumes, and contests!



Mistletoe Market & Sugar Plum Tearoom (November)

Enjoy the spirit of the holiday season by attending this annual event the 3rd weekend in November which is sure to delight. Homemade soups, sandwiches, and goodies are available while you browse the arts and crafts items on display. 


Holiday on the Square & Christmas Parade (December)

The first Saturday in December signals the gathering of residents and visitors to Downtown Blairsville for our annual Christmas Parade and holiday activities. Christmas concerts are also preformed throughout the month at the Historic Courthouse. 



Christmas Tree Lighting at Vogel State Park (December)

Kids will love the caroling, hayrides, Santa Claus visit, bonfire, hot chocolate and cider.  The evening culminates with the lighting of a blue spruce.

Jingle Bell Buys (December)

Local merchants celebrate the spirit of the season by offering valuable discounts and a unique shopping experience. Contact the Chamber for details!

Cruise-In on the Square

During the months of April -October from 4pm to 7pm, plan to cruise downtown Blairsville on the third Saturday of the month.  Cruise-Ins are also held on the first Friday from 4pm to 7pm at the Union County Farmers Market.  Hosted by the Blairsville Cruisers, these events are fun for all!


Friday Night Concert Series

Each Friday at 7:00pm, May-October, residents and visitors alike enjoy the sounds of old time music from the historic courthouse in downtown Blairsville.  We look forward to having you!  


Union County Farmers Market

Saturday mornings late June - October, be sure to stop by the Union County Farmers Market off of Hwy 515 next to Home Depot for local grown produce and handmade crafts.