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.

Jun
24
Sun
Ride the Rails Festival @ Mineral Bluff Depot
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
Ride the Rails Festival @ Mineral Bluff Depot | Mineral Bluff | Georgia | United States

A five-mile round-trip ride by railroad motor car traveling through the Iron Bridge over the beautiful Toccoa River to the Hogback Road crossing at Murphy Junction, then returning over the bridge back to the Historic Mineral Bluff Depot. Then take a ride on the genuine Railroad Hand Car! Fun for all ages.

Jun
29
Fri
Maypop Music And Arts Festival 2018 @ Camp Reggae
Jun 29 @ 3:30 pm – Jul 1 @ 11:59 pm

We are excited about Our Summer Maypop Music and Arts Festival @campreggae. Coming June 29th of 2018. We know you’re ready to see what all the fuss is about stay tuned watch our site and social media pages @maypopfest #maypopfest with our #MissMaypop #contest #coming this year!!!!

Become a sponsor volunteer or a playing or performing artist by visiting our website www.maypopfest.com See you at the Maypop Music and arts festival. be sure to read up on our mission our motto and about the Maypop Flower. Ocoee a name gave the area meaning land where the Maypop grows. used for food medicine clothing and more.

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.

Sep
3
Mon
38th Annual Labor Day BBQ @ Blue Ridge City Park
Sep 3 all-day
Sep
15
Sat
Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Music Festival @ Blue Ridge City Park
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Music Festival @ Blue Ridge City Park | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

Downtown Blue Ridge sets the stage as a fantastic back drop and venue location for a perfect early fall event. The leaves start to change with cooler days and crisp evenings that invite outdoor activities! The sounds of Blues music and the sweet smell of BBQ from local and regional cookers will fill the air as families and groups of friends enjoy this unique setting and event.

Scheduled Bands

  • Red, White and Blues Band
  • Tullie Brae Band
  • Crossroads Band
  • Cradle
  • Victor Wainwright
Oct
13
Sat
Fall Arts in the Park @ Blue Ridge City Park
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fall Arts in the Park @ Blue Ridge City Park | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

Fine art, great food, fall colors on the trees and on the canvases. Enjoy the small town charm of Blue Ridge at one of our signature events, Fall Arts in the Park. This fall arts and crafts festival features hundreds of regional artists and craftsmen, Special events for the kids and live musical performances.

Don’t miss a visit to The Art Center in the historic Fannin County Courthouse, and browse the National Photography Exhibit in The Art Center Gallery.

Oct
14
Sun
Fall Arts in the Park @ Blue Ridge City Park
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fall Arts in the Park @ Blue Ridge City Park | Blue Ridge | Georgia | United States

Fine art, great food, fall colors on the trees and on the canvases. Enjoy the small town charm of Blue Ridge at one of our signature events, Fall Arts in the Park. This fall arts and crafts festival features hundreds of regional artists and craftsmen, Special events for the kids and live musical performances.

Don’t miss a visit to The Art Center in the historic Fannin County Courthouse, and browse the National Photography Exhibit in The Art Center Gallery.