Family fun in Blairsville this spring!


Spring Fever in Blairsville!

Blairsville-Union County, Georgia has everything you need to make your spring a season to remember! #BelieveIt
If you want to be active, explore the Greater Outdoors hiking, biking or horseback riding. Prefer to unplug and just enjoy the mountains? There are plenty of cozy cabins featuring breathtaking views. Cool off at one of three lakes – Nottely, Winfield Scott, and Trahlyta or listen to the rushing water at one of our two falls – Helton Creek or Trahlyta.
From extreme to serene and everything in between, Blairsville, Ga is the Rx you need!
Memorial Day Parade
Saturday, May 26th
Downtown Blairsville
Each Memorial Day weekend Downtown Blairsville salutes those who have served our Country by enjoying a community parade. A ceremony at the War Memorial takes place immediately following the parade. FREE Parking. FREE Admission.
Spring Arts, Crafts &
Music Festival
Saturday & Sunday
May 26th & 27th
Memorial Day Weekend
Downtown Blairsville
This two-day festival features artists from all over the South, great food and of course, lots of music! This family-friendly event is hosted by the Blairsville Downtown Development Authority & The Union County Historical Society. FREE Parking. FREE Admission.
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Union County
Farmers Market
Opening Day – Saturday, June 2nd
A local market with mountain crafts and fresh produce right out of the fields!
Tuesday Evenings
Saturday Mornings
FREE Friday Night Concerts
Every Friday May – October
Historic Courthouse on the Square
Bluegrass, Country, Americana & Gospel style concerts every Friday night in the Historic Courthouse on the Square. Donations welcome.
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Gaelic Gallop
Gaelic Gallop
Saturday, June 9th
Registration: 7am, Race Begins: 8am
North Georgia Technical College
Race participants will receive a pass to attend the Scottish Festival and a race tank top. Awards will be given to overall and all age group winners.
Blairsville Scottish Festival & Highland Games
Saturday & Sunday
June 9th & 10th
Meeks Park
Discover your “clan” and hang out with locals and visitors enjoying traditional games. Highland music, dancing and food with a Scottish flair. Watch border collies herd sheep and falcons swoop down on “prey” or check your roots at the Heritage Tent. Children can compete in their own Highland games. For the “wee ones” there’s face painting, train rides. 
Blairsville Cruise Ins
Farmers Market – 1st Fridays
On the Square – 3rd Saturdays
Come see Classics, Street Rods, Modifies, Hot Rods, Motorcycles, Customs, Jeeps, Low Riders, and more! ALL CAR CLUBS ARE WELCOME! Enjoy live music, great food, giveaways, & great vendors!
Garden Tours
Mondays 9am-1pm
Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center
Visit the historic Cannery Interpretive Center, stroll through the Ethnobotanic gardens, and take a short hike along the Woodland Medicine Trail. Learn about how our ancestors and native Americans used plants for food, fiber, and medicine. Find out how “weeds” may provide homes to valuable pollinators. Tours tailored to fit your interests. FREE.
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North Ga Arts Tour
Friday, June 8th – 1pm-5pm
Saturday, June 9th – 10am-5pm
Sunday, June 10th – 1pm-4pm
Discover the work of local artists from six counties – Union, Towns, White, Habersham, Rabun in Georgia & Clay County in North Carolina. Meet over 100 local artists and experience demonstration in mediums such as painting, pottery, folk art, jewelry, glass, mixed media, metal, photography, handcrafted furniture, fiber, wood, and much more!
Mountain Fling
Saturday & Sunday
June 23rd 9am-4pm
June 24th 11am-4pm
North Georgia Technical College
Indoor Arts & Crafts Show held on June 23from 9-4 and June 24 from 11-4 at the North Georgia Technical College Blairsville. Local and regional vendors showcasing their handmade creations which include pottery, soap, candles, and rustic signs to name a few. Light lunch available for purchase. FREE admission.
Blairsville Pro Rodeo
June 15th & 16th
Gates Open: 6pm Event Start: 8pm
Union County Saddle Club
It’s rodeo time! The Union County Saddle Club and Mountain Valley Motors presents the best professional rodeo in the South! Enjoy Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Bronc Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Bareback Riding, Breakaway Roping, Wheel Barrow Race, and performances by the Sass ‘n Saddles Drill Team!
Georgia Mountain Fair
July 20th-28th
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
The Georgia Mountain Fair features first class musical performances, arts & crafts, fun carnival rides, unique attractions and a glimpse into North Georgia’s rich history and culture, the Fair provides something for every member of the family.
Georgia Mountain Fair
4th of July
Vogel State Park 8:30am-4pm
Meeks Park – Dusk
Suches – Dusk
Celebrate America’s Independence Day in Blairsville-Union County. Begin the day at Vogel State Park for a flag raising and family activities. End your day with a fireworks spectacular at Meeks Park in Blairsville or Woody Gap School in Suches.
Butternut Creek Festival
Saturday & Sunday
July 21st & 22nd
Meeks Park
Celebrate and enjoy the arts of this mountain region! Visit more than 65 of the finest artists and craftsmen that will be offering woodwork, fabric art, stained glass, jewelry, pottery, and more. Also enjoy live demonstrations & entertainment, good food & fun! Sponsored by the High Country Artisans.
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