Festivals and Special Events

Find detailed information on festivals and Special Events in the North Georgia Mountains.

Arts In The Park - May

Featuring over 200 arts, crafts and food booths. The best in mountain crafts and fine arts, artists demonstrations, music and dance. Arts in the Park has been recognized as one of the Top 20 Events by the Southeastern Tourism Society.

Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Festival - September

Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ Festival Downtown Blue Ridge in the city park! Music, Collectable Posters, Apparel, Door Prizes, & Food - Peoples Choice Awards

Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race - April

Up to 100 teams of three hike, mountain bike, run and kayak in the Chattahoochee National Forest. The race begins at a secret location in the Chattahoochee National Forest, and follows a physically challenging course to the finish.

Lake Blue Ridge Fireworks - July

Live music and barbeque beginning at 4 p.m. Fabulous fireworks over Lake Blue Ridge at dark.

Light Up Blue Ridge - November

The best Christmas festival in North Georgia! Downtown Blue Ridge Music, refreshments, caroling and all-day activities. Official lighting of the Christmas tree and Santa arrives!!

Pickn in the Park - May thru September

Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park, May thru September Casual jam sessions for acoustic musicians are held under the trees and pavilions along the Toccoa River at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park. Bring your picnic supper and enjoy the music!

Tri the Mountains - July

Sprint triathlon in Blue Ridge GA

U-Pick at Mercier Orchard - Seasonal

Pick your own fruit directly out of the expansive world famous orchards of the Mercier family in the north Georgia mountains just a few miles from downtown Blue Ridge