Upcoming Events

One of the best things about Blue Ridge, Georgia and the Fannin County area is that there is almost always something going on. Some of the most popular annual festivals in north Georgia include the Fire and Ice Chili Cookoff, Troutfest, the Blue Ridge Wine & Jazz Festival, Arts in the Park (spring and fall), Independence Day celebrations in Blue Ridge, McCaysville and Ducktown, the Labor Day BBQ, Light Up Blue Ridge and much much more.

Check out our calendar of events below to find something fun to do in the Blue Ridge area. If you sponsor or know of an event that should be listed here please don’t hesitate to let us know by clicking the button below and we will get it added.

Aug
16
Thu
Pickin’ in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pickin' in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park

Every Thursday evening May-October at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park on River Road upstream from McCaysville, Georgia. Everyone welcome to pick and/or listen. Music Jams start around 6:00 PM. Bring a lawn chair, your instrument, your picnic dinner, and enjoy.

Aug
17
Fri
Blue Ridge Kiwanis Rodeo @ Kiwanis Club Fair Grounds
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm
Blue Ridge Kiwanis Rodeo @ Kiwanis Club Fair Grounds | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

Rodeo events include: Bareback Riding, Bronco Riding, Barrel Racing, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Bull Riding. This event will also feature the kids calf scramble, the ladies calf scramble, and the Wild Wheelbarrow Race!

Advanced tickets go on sale July 20, 2018. Ticket cost is $12 if purchased in advance, or $15 at the gate. Children 8 & under admitted free with a paying adult.

Aug
18
Sat
Blue Ridge Kiwanis Rodeo @ Kiwanis Club Fair Grounds
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm
Blue Ridge Kiwanis Rodeo @ Kiwanis Club Fair Grounds | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

Rodeo events include: Bareback Riding, Bronco Riding, Barrel Racing, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Bull Riding. This event will also feature the kids calf scramble, the ladies calf scramble, and the Wild Wheelbarrow Race!

Advanced tickets go on sale July 20, 2018. Ticket cost is $12 if purchased in advance, or $15 at the gate. Children 8 & under admitted free with a paying adult.

Aug
23
Thu
Pickin’ in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pickin' in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park

Every Thursday evening May-October at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park on River Road upstream from McCaysville, Georgia. Everyone welcome to pick and/or listen. Music Jams start around 6:00 PM. Bring a lawn chair, your instrument, your picnic dinner, and enjoy.

Aug
24
Fri
Georgia Mountain Classics Cruise-In @ Dairy Queen
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Georgia Mountain Classics Cruise-In @ Dairy Queen | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

The 4th Friday of every month, March through September. Great fun for the whole family. Free registration if you want to bring your classic car and you get a $4.00 off DQ Certificate when you register.

Aug
25
Sat
Hard Cider & Beer Festival @ Mercier Orchards
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hard Cider & Beer Festival @ Mercier Orchards | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

Don’t miss the FIRST ANNUAL Hard Cider & Beer Festival. Tastings, Live Music and Food Vendors.

Beer Sponsors: Burnt Hickory Brewery, Creature Comforts Brewing Company out of Athens, Grumpy Old Men Brewing, Fannin Brewing, Three Taverns Craft Beers

Hard Cider Sponsors: Ace Premium Craft Ciders, Mercier’s Hard Cider, Urbantree Cidery, Treehorn Cider, Jack’s Hard Cider, Noble Hard Cider.

Aug
30
Thu
Pickin’ in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pickin' in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park

Every Thursday evening May-October at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park on River Road upstream from McCaysville, Georgia. Everyone welcome to pick and/or listen. Music Jams start around 6:00 PM. Bring a lawn chair, your instrument, your picnic dinner, and enjoy.

Sep
3
Mon
38th Annual Labor Day BBQ @ Blue Ridge City Park
Sep 3 all-day
Sep
4
Tue
Fall Plein Air Festival @ Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm

The 2018 Fall Plein Air Event is an open invitation to all artists, amateur and professional, to paint the natural beauty of our area.  Artists are welcome to bring their easels and capture the awe-inspiring scenes of Fannin County & Blue Ridge, Georgia.  This year’s event will offer a special workshop Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with renowned plein air artist R. Gregory Summers. Additionally, we are continuing our quick draw event for awards at the picturesque Serenberry Vineyards on Friday afternoon.

Sep
6
Thu
Pickin’ in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pickin' in the Park @ Horseshoe Bend Park

Every Thursday evening May-October at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park on River Road upstream from McCaysville, Georgia. Everyone welcome to pick and/or listen. Music Jams start around 6:00 PM. Bring a lawn chair, your instrument, your picnic dinner, and enjoy.